Yates Center City Lake Fishing Information
Yates Center, KS
2 miles W, 3 miles S of Yates Center
City of YatesCenter (620) 625-2118
Fisheries Biologist: Justin Morrison (620) 637-2748
The City of Yates Center has signed up in the enhanced CFAP program. A city permit is no longer needed to fish this lake.
|Species||Size||Rating||Baits, Methods, Locations|
|Redear and Bluegill||up to 10"||Good||Worms under bobber near vegetation or small lures can also be productive. Several 9-10" redear sundfish were seen while electrofishing. Fish are probably getting ready to spawn.|
|Largemouth Bass||8-21"||Good||Creature baits around woody structure or the weeds.|
|Catfish||up to 10lbs.||Good||livers, dip baits, and other prepared bait lakewide|
|Wipers/White Bass||8-18"||Fair-Good||Curly-tailed grubs or swim baits around schools of shad. Areas where water is coming in are good places to try.|
|Crappie||up to 12"||Fair-Good||Most crappie should be done spawning and are probably back in deeper water around timber and dropoffs.|
|Walleye||15-24"||slow||crankbaits or dragging a jig and crawler around the points and rocky banks|
The crappie regulation has changed and is now 20 fish/day with no length limit.
The lake is full Water temp 70
The city of Yates Center has signed up for the CFAP program. A city permit is no longer required.
This lake contains Eurasian Watermilfoil. Please remember to help stop the spread of Aquatic Nuisance Species Clean, Drain, and Dry your boat and equipment when leaving water bodies.
|Fishing Population||Creel Limit||Min Length Limit|
|White Bass||No Limit||None|
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination