Coffey County Lake Fishing Information
No fees required. No reservations required
Must always wear a life jacket.
No trotlines or setlines will be allowed.
Open 30 minutes after sunup to 30 minutes before sundown
Closed during winter under certain weather conditions. Call the gatehouse at 620-364-2475
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Methods, Locations|
|largemouth bass||Fair||8 in to 18 inches||Plastics and topwater baits around points and weed beds.|
|walleye||Slow-Fair||14-25 inches||Crankbaits or jig and crawler around points|
|channel catfish/blue catfish||Fair-Good||1/2-5 lbs, Blues up to 50lbs.||Blue cats- cut carp or shad around deep points or dropoffs. Channel cats -various baits lakewide drifting.|
|smallmouth bass||Good||10-20 inches||spinnerbaits or plastics on the riprap or near points and ledges, topwater lures can also be productive early and later in the day.|
|white bass/Wipers||Good||up to 5lbs.||Vertical jigging spoons near schools of shad and cranks along points or channel ledges.|
|crappie||Fair||11-15 inches||Focus on the deeper water around timber and channel ledges.|
Entrance gate phone number is 620-364-2475 call for lake conditions. Surface water temp. near the boat ramp is around 90 degrees.
ZEBRA MUSSELS have been confirmed in Coffey County Lake! Please help stop the spread. Clean, Drain, and Dry your boat and livewell after leaving this lake. It is illegal to transport live fish, bait, and water from this lake.
For more information on waters in Anderson, Allen, Coffey, and Woodson counties click the following link to sign up for the New Strawn District Fisheries Newsletter. http://kdwpt.state.ks.us/news/KDWPT-Info/News/Newsletter-Request-Forms/Request-a-Newsletter-for-the-New-Strawn-Fishing-District
|Fishing Population||Creel Limit||Min Length Limit|
|White Bass||No creel limit|
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination