Rocky Ford Fishing Area Fishing Information
4 miles NE of Manhattan
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method, &amp;amp;amp; Location|
|Catfish||Fair||1 to 20+ pounds||A few channel catfish are being caught and the occasional flathead in the slower current areas. Channel can be caught on worms, cut bait or prepared bait. Flathead can be taken on live bait or lures.|
|White Bass &amp;amp;amp; Wipers||Fair||1/2 to 6 pounds||
It has slowed down with all the water coming through, but some still being caught in the eddies on either side of the river.
To distinguish between the two species you can look at the tooth patch on the tongue. Wiper has two tooth patches. White bass has only one tooth patch. The fishing regs has good pictures for id. Wiper daily creel is 2 .
|Drum||Fair||1/2 to 5 lbs.||Drum are a abundant species at Rocky Ford and can be caught on worms, minnows, and jigs.|
|Saugeye||Fair||3/4 to 5 pounds||A few being caught on the East side. There is a 15 inch minimum length limit on saugeye.|
Rocky Ford , a river fishery, is located just south of the Tuttle Creek Dam on the Big Blue River. Anglers have the opportunity to harvest fishes generally associated with moving water. Saugeye, white bass, the catfishes, drum, crappie and carp can be harvested. Angler access and success is affected by release rates from the nearby Tuttle Creek Reservoir. You can check current conditions HERE
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