Cowley State Fishing Lake Fishing Information
Arkansas City, KS
13 miles E of Arkansas City
Lake Area Office 620-876-5730
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method, &amp;amp;amp;amp; Location|
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Large natural concentrations of black crappie, white crappie, and bluegill with channel catfish and walleye captured on video in a Kansas reservoir.
See the video at https://youtu.be/2GMXXdcsj3g .
|Black Crappie||Fair||up to 11-inch||Jigs or minnows near brush or dropoffs.|
|Bluegill||Good||up to 7-inch||Bluegill are being caught near rock, piers, and other cover. A small piece of worm under a small float works well.|
|Channel Catfish||Good||up to 4 lbs|| |
Stink bait near the feeders and off the piers.
15-inch minimum length limit 5/day creel limit
|Largemouth Bass||Fair||up to 16-inch||Working plastic worms or jigs through weeds or rock.|
|Redear Sunfish||Fair||up to 8-inch||Fishing half of a nightcrawler over a gravel bottom in 7 to 10 feet of water.|
|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