Keith Sebelius Fishing Information
Bureau of Reclamation 785-877-2953
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method, and Location|
|Crappie||Fair||7 to 16 inches||Did have reports of fish being caught around the public fishing dock and the private boat slips using jigs and jigs tipped with minnows. Would also try around the fish attractors and in the coves.|
|Saugeye/Walleye||Fair||14 to 26 inches||Did have reports of fish being caught in Leota Cove and along the North end of the Dam using jigs and jigs with worms. Also catching some up to the west end, off the point just south of the Park office and up by the Marsh Dike. Also heard of some short fish being caught, therefore, remember the 18 inch length limit. Stocked 45,000 Saugeye in on 05-18-2015.|
|Wiper||Good||15 to 28 inches||Did have reports of fish being caught in Leota Cove, point South of the Park Office and along the North end of the Dam using jigs and jigs with worms. Stocked 45,000 wiper fry in on 05-04-2015.|
|Catfish||Fair||14 to 30 inches||Did have a reports of fish being caught off the public fishing dock, off the point south of the office and east bank of Schoen's Cove using worms on the bottom. Also heard for some fish being caught on limb lines up by the sandpit using live bait.|
|Largemouth/Spotted Bass||Fair||10 to 20 inches||Did have reports of fish being caught this week along the dam and in Leota Cove using artificial plastic baits and crankbait's. Also catching some using jig and minnow's under a bobber. Remember there is a 15" length limit on all bass.|
WATER TEMPERATURE- 81 Degree's.
SURFACE ELEVATION- 2288.55 ---- 15.75' below conservation
Currently, the water level is 2.54 feet lower than it was one year ago at this time.
The KDWPT Fisheries Division video committee recently re-released the 24-minute video titled Fisheries Management in Kansas. Originally released in 2002, the video details techniques used by agency fisheries management and hatchery personnel to create and maintain quality fishing opportunities across the state. On March 13, 2014, the video was made available on the KDWPT YouTube channel and can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J31chIla9Tk
Remember it is illegal to release any fish into public water unless it was taken from that water! Therefore, please discard leftover bait in a trash can.
KDWPT has released the "Walleye for Tomorrow" video and uploaded the video to the KDWPT You Tube channel. The video can be viewed at http://youtu.be/8BMsifSvf-U .
KDWPT will be releasing the recently completed “Kansas Crappie Bonanza” video on February 17, 2012. This 25-minute video covers Kansas crappie fishing during spring, summer, fall, and winter with tips and tactics to make you a better crappie angler. Visit the KDWPT homepage on February 17th and click on the Kansas Crappie Bonanza link to view the video!
KDWPT will be releasing the Urban Stocking Fish Program video soon and it can be found at http://youtu.be/5l4QiSfsQbQ
Now Available: A Webster District newsletter that will include Webster, Kirwin and Keith Sebelius Reservoir's will be coming out soon. If you would like to subscribe to this spring and fall newsletter you can go to the following link to get on the mailing list. The link is: http://kdwp.state.ks.us/news/KDWP-Info/News/Newsletter-Request-Forms/Request-a-Newsletter-for-the-Webster-Reservoir-Fishing-District
|Fishing Population||Creel Limit||Min Length Limit|
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination