Cheney Reservoir Fishing Information

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Fishing Forecast
Counties:
GPS:
N37 43.154 W97 49.538
Surface Acres:
9,550 acres
Maximum Depth:
42 feet
Normal Lake Level:
1421.6 ft above msl
Current Lake Level:
0 feet high releasing 0 cfs

More reservoir information can be found at, http://waterdata.usgs.gov/ks/nwis/uv/?site_no=07144790

A bathymetric map of the reservoir showing depths and contours is available here: http://www.kwo.org/Reservoirs/ReservoirBathymetry/Rpt_Cheney_FINAL_report_082813_kbs.pdf

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+Walleye Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>15”) (>20”) (>25”) (lbs.)   (>15”)
CEDAR BLUFF  3.73 0.59 0.05 5.96 G 3.3
WILSON  3.43 0.13 0 3.77 G 2.37
EL DORADO  2.73 1 0.2 6.75 G 2.76
GLEN ELDER  2.42 0.13 0 4.29 G 2.72
KIRWIN  2.08 0.67 0.08 6.23 4.42
CHENEY  1.75 0.5 0 4.96 E 2.99
MARION  1.67 0.58 0 4.74 G 2.21
MILFORD  1.55 0.1 0 3.17 G 1.38
WEBSTER  1.3 0 0 2.64 3.4
HILLSDALE  1.08 0.33 0 5.6 F 0.64
WOLF CREEK  0.56 0.06 0 3.53 F 0.42
COUNCIL GROVE  0.47 0.2 0 4.07 F 0.47
LOVEWELL  0.29 0.18 0.06 7.18 P 1.12
POMONA  0.25 0 0 2.47 P 0.27
CLINTON  0.19 0.06 0 4.22 F 0.4
BIG HILL  0.1 0.1 0 4.17 P 0.1
MELVERN  0.06 0 0 1.23 F 0.38
KANOPOLIS  0 0 0 1.14 P 0.04

+Channel Catfish Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>16”) (>24”) (>28”) (lbs.)   (>16”)
BIG HILL  4.6 0.1 0 9.61 G 5.2
POMONA  4.33 0.17 0 7.34 G 3.18
CLINTON  4.31 0.19 0 5.8 G 4.15
ELK CITY  4.3 0.4 0 6.81 E 3.45
KANOPOLIS  3.95 0 0 4.41 G 4.79
MELVERN  3.38 0.19 0 7.22 G 3.1
HILLSDALE  3.25 0.08 0 4.88 F 2.5
PERRY  2.65 0.25 0.05 9.7 G 3.15
GLEN ELDER  2.63 0.38 0.17 14.37 G 2.26
TORONTO  2.42 0.58 0.25 10.36 G 1.58
MARION  2.25 0.33 0 9.94 G 4.25
WILSON  1.87 0.13 0 6.03 G 2.91
MILFORD  1.7 0.05 0 7.49 G 1.45
LACYGNE  1.5 0.08 0 6 G 1.01
COUNCIL GROVE  1.47 0 0 4.2 G 1.07
KIRWIN  1.42 0.58 0.17 17.59 1.03
WEBSTER  1.4 0 0 3.89 0.77
LOVEWELL  1.29 0.06 0.06 9.36 G 1.47
WOLF CREEK  1.06 0 0 3.97 F 2.13
CHENEY  1 0.2 0 9.22 G 1.37
FALL RIVER  1 0.3 0.1 8.35 G 1.37
TUTTLE CREEK  0.75 0.05 0.05 8.29 F 0.37
JOHN REDMOND  0.6 0.4 0.2 13.49 G 0.42
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  0.5 0.38 0 8.51 0.67
EL DORADO  0.47 0.13 0.07 10.01 G 0.71
CEDAR BLUFF  0.45 0.05 0 5.01 F 0.45v

+White Bass Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>9”) (>12”) (>15”) (lbs.)   (>9”)
POMONA  23.5 11.58 0.92 2.28 G 11.63
CEDAR BLUFF  14.32 11.64 7.36 1.92 E 12.72
KANOPOLIS  12.14 10.9 2.81 2.79 G 12.64
JOHN REDMOND  10.85 7.55 0.6 2.89 G 9.38
PERRY  9.4 4.25 0.4 2.51 G 7.12
MELVERN  8.31 8.06 3.38 2.45 G 7
CHENEY  7.5 6.15 4.15 2.34 G 7.87
KIRWIN  7.08 6.08 1.08 2.06 4.25
CLINTON  6.44 5.56 2.38 2.38 G 9.75
ELK CITY  6.1 0.6 0.1 2.12 G 3.45
WEBSTER  6 4.8 0.2 1.52 11.03
TORONTO  5.58 3.25 0.5 3.02 G 3
FALL RIVER  5.3 3.2 0.8 2.61 G 5.01
HILLSDALE  4.5 3.75 0.08 1.71 F 5.5
GLEN ELDER  3.58 3.46 1.63 2.41 F 7.17
LACYGNE  3.25 2.92 0.33 1.77 F 3.72
LOVEWELL  2.53 0.71 0 1.64 F 3.53
WOLF CREEK  2.44 2.31 0.56 2.2 G 3.26
WILSON  2.33 2.33 2.2 3.04 P 2.33
MARION  1.83 1.67 0 1.46 G 4.98
COUNCIL GROVE  1.8 1.6 0.33 2.28 G 2.04
EL DORADO  1.67 1.4 0 1.41 F 1.89
MILFORD  0.75 0.7 0.2 1.8 F 0.48
BIG HILL  0.3 0.3 0.1 2.16 G 2.36
TUTTLE CREEK  0.25 0.2 0.15 2.07 P 0.4

+Blue Catfish Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>20”) (>30”) (>35”) (lbs.)   (>20”)
WOLF CREEK  1.75 0.25 0.06 25.35 G 2.08
CLINTON  1.25 0 0 4.55 F 0.46
MILFORD  0.75 0.1 0 31 G 1.07
EL DORADO  0.73 0.13 0 14.75 G 0.71
LOVEWELL  0.41 0 0 5.91 F 0.34
WILSON  0.33 0 0 7.74 F 0.37
PERRY  0.2 0 0 5.28 F 0.08
MELVERN  0.19 0.06 0 21.02 F 0.15
TUTTLE CREEK  0.1 0.05 0 19.62 F 0.12
LACYGNE  0.08 0 0 4.5 F 0.1
JOHN REDMOND  0.05 0.05 0 16.09 P 0.03
CHENEY  0 0 0 0.07 P 0.11
ELK CITY  0 0 0 1.28 F 0

+Wiper Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>12”) (>15”) (>20”) (lbs.)   (>12”)
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  11.38 5.13 0.13 14.67 10.96
EL DORADO  8 0.2 0 4.12 G 6.96
MILFORD  8 0.5 0.05 5.2 G 4.92
MARION  6.17 1.33 0 5.38 E 6.08
KIRWIN  5.25 0.33 0 4.7 5.92
CHENEY  5.1 1.05 0.05 6.15 G 4.56
CEDAR BLUFF  4.55 2.23 0.23 6.31 G 3.57
GLEN ELDER  3.46 0.96 0 6.31 G 2.06
CLINTON  2.88 1.63 0 6.06 G 2.67
WEBSTER  2.2 0 0 3.06 4.83
COUNCIL GROVE  2.13 1.53 0 5.49 G 2.54
POMONA  2 0.75 0 5.03 F 1.83
KANOPOLIS  1.9 1.14 0 6.33 G 1.94
LOVEWELL  1.29 0.18 0 5.37 F 1.17
LACYGNE  1.08 0.33 0 4.56 F 1.81
WOLF CREEK  1 0.06 0 5.51 G 0.64
WILSON  0.1 0 0 2.56 P 0.1
JOHN REDMOND  0.1 0 0 2.38 P 0.05
Stocking Records Information

+Blue Catfish Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Number Stocked Source
CHENEY RESERVOIR RESV 09/10/15 6400 MILFORD HATCHERY
KANOPOLIS RESERVOIR RESV 09/09/15 3587 MILFORD HATCHERY
GLEN ELDER RESERVOIR RESV 09/09/15 16154 MILFORD HATCHERY
TUTTLE CREEK RESERVOIR RESV 09/09/15 24065 MILFORD HATCHERY
ELK CITY RESERVOIR RESV 09/17/15 36967 FARLINGTON HATCHERY
CHENEY RESERVOIR RESV 09/17/15 5590 PRATT HATCHERY
ELK CITY RESERVOIR RESV 09/17/15 17069 PRATT HATCHERY
    Total Requested 97600  
    Total Stocked 109832  

+Walleye Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Number Stocked Source
MILFORD RESERVOIR RESV 05/21/15 41896 - MILFORD HATCHERY
HILLSDALE RESERVOIR RESV 05/18/15 58045 - FARLINGTON HATCHERY
CHENEY RESERVOIR RESV 05/14/15 96170 - PRATT HATCHERY
EL DORADO RESERVOIR RESV 05/20/15 118871 - FARLINGTON HATCHERY
HORSETHIEF RESERVOIR RESV 05/19/15 20462 - PRATT HATCHERY
WEBSTER RESERVOIR RESV 05/19/15 50453 - PRATT HATCHERY
KIRWIN RESERVOIR RESV 05/19/15 101693 - PRATT HATCHERY
CLARK STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 05/14/15 12036 - PRATT HATCHERY
BARBER SFL-LOWER SFLS 05/20/15 5149 - PRATT HATCHERY
PRATT COUNTY LAKE COML 05/20/15 5149 - PRATT HATCHERY
JEFFREY ENG. CTR.-AUX. MAKEUP LAKE WMAS 05/21/15 9033 - MILFORD HATCHERY
JEFFREY ENERGY CENTER-MAKE UP LAKE WMAS 05/21/15 6251 - MILFORD HATCHERY
MINED LAND WA-CK/CR CO WMAS 05/19/15 4011 - FARLINGTON HATCHERY
SHAWNEE COUNTY-LAKE SHAWNEE COML 05/19/15 10658 - FARLINGTON HATCHERY
(FISH) GRAHAM CO-TREXLER POND FISH 05/19/15 3174 - PRATT HATCHERY
PRATT FISH HATCHERY OTHR 05/19/15 2150 - PRATT HATCHERY
MILFORD RESERVOIR RESV 05/21/15 35844 - PRATT HATCHERY
MILFORD RESERVOIR RESV 05/27/15 65268 - COMMERCIAL
CHENEY RESERVOIR RESV 05/28/15 51300 - COMMERCIAL
    Total Requested 571650  
    Total Stocked 697613  

+Palmetto Bass/Wiper Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Number Stocked Source
FARLINGTON FISH HATCHERY OTHR 07/16/15 8363 - FARLINGTON HATCHERY
CHENEY RESERVOIR RESV 06/03/15 95500 - PRATT HATCHERY
LACYGNE RESERVOIR RESV 06/10/15 20800 - PRATT HATCHERY
WELLINGTON CITY LAKE COML 06/11/15 3375 - PRATT HATCHERY
SABETHA - PONY CREEK LAKE COML 06/11/15 1000 - PRATT HATCHERY
HORTON-LITTLE LAKE COML 06/11/15 200 - PRATT HATCHERY
POMONA RESERVOIR RESV 06/11/15 40000 - PRATT HATCHERY
KANOPOLIS RESERVOIR RESV 06/03/15 17500 - PRATT HATCHERY
OLATHE - LAKE OLATHE COML 06/16/15 904 - FARLINGTON HATCHERY
MARION COUNTY LAKE COML 06/11/15 1530 - PRATT HATCHERY
MELVERN RIVER POND WMAS 06/10/15 900 - PRATT HATCHERY
JEFFREY ENERGY CENTER-MAKE UP LAKE WMAS 06/11/15 1250 - PRATT HATCHERY
EL DORADO RESERVOIR RESV 06/11/15 45006 - PRATT HATCHERY
EL DORADO RESERVOIR RESV 06/16/15 18087 - FARLINGTON HATCHERY
JEFFREY ENG. CTR.-AUX. MAKEUP LAKE WMAS 06/11/15 1380 - PRATT HATCHERY
CENTRALIA CITY LAKE COML 06/11/15 1600 - PRATT HATCHERY
HORTON-MISSION LAKE COML 06/11/15 1000 - PRATT HATCHERY
PAOLA CITY LAKE(Lake Miola) COML 06/16/15 904 - FARLINGTON HATCHERY
LEAVENWORTH STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 06/11/15 1000 - PRATT HATCHERY
ATCHISON CITY LAKE #7 COML 06/11/15 400 - PRATT HATCHERY
WINFIELD CITY LAKE COML 06/11/15 12500 - PRATT HATCHERY
MIDDLE CREEK STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 06/16/15 1455 - FARLINGTON HATCHERY
    Total Requested 289435  
    Total Stocked 274654