Cheney Reservoir Fishing Information

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Cheney Reservoir Map
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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

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3-yr average
  (>15”) (>20”) (>25”) (LBS.)   (>15”)
GLEN ELDER 6.00 0.96 0.00 4.99 G 3.36
CEDAR BLUFF 5.48 0.48 0.04 5.83 G 4.65
EL DORADO 5.07 1.60 0.20 8.20 G 3.29
WILSON 4.80 1.27 0.00 5.77 G 4.23
MARION 3.93 1.47 0.27 9.25 G 2.10
MILFORD 3.80 0.60 0.00 5.42 G 2.52
WEBSTER 3.42 0.92 0.08 6.32 G 1.88
KIRWIN 2.67 0.92 0.00 5.60 G 2.14
CHENEY 1.70 0.45 0.05 6.90 G 2.42
POMONA 1.58 1.08 0.08 5.63 F 0.69
LOVEWELL 1.55 0.45 0.10 9.04 F 1.10
HILLSDALE 1.08 0.33 0.00 4.63 G 0.92
COUNCIL GROVE 1.00 1.00 0.20 6.55 F 0.69
WOLF CREEK 0.44 0.19 0.00 3.64 F 0.55
MELVERN 0.44 0.13 0.00 3.36 F 0.21
CLINTON 0.38 0.06 0.00 3.88 F 0.60
BIG HILL 0.10 0.10 0.00 5.81 P 0.29
JOHN REDMOND 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.45 P 0.00

+White Bass Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3-yr average
  (>9”) (>12”) (>15”) (LBS.)   (>9”)
GLEN ELDER 19.54 13.75 2.83 2.60 E 10.64
CEDAR BLUFF 17.13 14.78 4.35 1.93 E 14.70
TORONTO 9.00 7.08 1.42 2.76 G 5.36
ELK CITY 8.25 6.25 0.33 2.19 G 5.66
KANOPOLIS 8.00 7.33 1.38 2.65 G 9.02
WEBSTER 6.00 2.08 0.33 1.93 G 5.86
JOHN REDMOND 5.56 5.39 1.22 3.21 G 6.78
CLINTON 5.50 5.44 2.19 2.31 F 8.25
FALL RIVER 5.08 3.25 1.25 2.48 G 3.60
LOVEWELL 4.90 1.95 0.00 1.27 G 4.01
MARION 4.53 1.40 0.00 1.68 G 2.76
EL DORADO 4.20 3.60 0.80 2.16 G 2.79
MELVERN 3.88 3.56 0.56 2.59 F 9.58
PERRY 3.28 1.90 0.14 2.80 G 5.71
KIRWIN 3.17 2.25 0.42 2.93 G 3.83
LACYGNE 3.00 1.58 0.08 1.60 G 2.40
WILSON 2.93 2.60 0.40 2.97 F 2.30
CHENEY 2.85 2.25 0.85 2.78 G 6.65
HILLSDALE 2.83 2.50 0.00 1.12 F 4.53
WOLF CREEK 2.63 1.75 0.06 1.56 F 2.99
POMONA 2.58 2.00 0.17 3.07 F 9.65
MILFORD 1.80 1.45 0.15 2.01 F 1.12
BIG HILL 0.90 0.90 0.20 1.76 F 2.29
COUNCIL GROVE 0.80 0.00 0.00 0.44 F 1.11
TUTTLE CREEK 0.15 0.10 0.00 1.40 P 0.27

+Channel Catfish Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3-yr average
  (>16”) (>24”) (>28”) (LBS.)   (>16”)
CLINTON 6.06 0.38 0.06 9.45 G 5.42
MARION 5.20 0.73 0.13 8.84 G 3.62
BIG HILL 5.10 0.30 0.00 5.74 G 4.68
HILLSDALE 5.08 0.25 0.17 9.89 G 4.25
MELVERN 4.50 0.19 0.00 6.67 G 3.75
LOVEWELL 4.30 0.60 0.00 7.25 G 2.78
ELK CITY 4.08 1.08 0.00 7.46 G 3.79
KANOPOLIS 3.71 0.00 0.00 4.56 G 3.05
POMONA 3.25 0.25 0.00 4.91 G 3.57
COUNCIL GROVE 2.60 0.30 0.00 8.07 G 1.78
WILSON 2.57 0.10 0.00 7.93 G 2.06
PERRY 2.45 0.34 0.03 8.60 G 2.45
LACYGNE 2.00 0.00 0.00 3.93 G 1.76
TORONTO 1.75 0.67 0.17 9.64 G 1.69
GLEN ELDER 1.67 0.21 0.04 14.18 F 1.90
FALL RIVER 1.25 0.50 0.17 11.49 G 1.11
CHENEY 1.15 0.60 0.15 13.07 F 0.85
MILFORD 1.15 0.10 0.00 6.59 F 1.20
WOLF CREEK 1.13 0.00 0.00 4.25 F 1.10
JOHN REDMOND 1.06 0.56 0.56 22.05 G 0.84
WEBSTER 1.00 0.08 0.00 6.04 F 0.99
CEDAR BLUFF 0.35 0.04 0.00 5.81 F 0.35
KIRWIN 0.33 0.17 0.00 6.71 F 0.61
EL DORADO 0.27 0.00 0.00 3.78 G 0.31
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 0.20 0.10 0.10 9.45 F 0.33
TUTTLE CREEK 0.15 0.00 0.00 4.38 F 0.45

+Wiper Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3-yr average
  (>16”) (>20”) (>24”) (LBS.)   (>16”)
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 9.60 4.20 0.00 6.26 G 9.86
MARION 7.93 2.27 0.00 6.08 E 7.33
CHENEY 5.65 1.10 0.10 6.26 E 4.78
EL DORADO 4.20 1.80 0.00 5.41 G 5.28
MILFORD 3.35 1.60 0.00 9.37 G 7.57
GLEN ELDER 2.38 2.21 0.13 8.66 G 2.93
CEDAR BLUFF 2.17 1.43 0.09 6.68 G 3.08
POMONA 1.50 0.58 0.00 4.82 G 1.77
KANOPOLIS 1.29 0.38 0.00 5.69 F 1.48
KIRWIN 1.17 0.67 0.17 8.46 G 2.81
CLINTON 1.06 0.75 0.00 4.48 F 1.58
WEBSTER 0.75 0.33 0.00 4.97 G 1.18
LACYGNE 0.50 0.17 0.00 4.42 G 0.95
COUNCIL GROVE 0.20 0.20 0.00 7.31 P 1.49
WOLF CREEK 0.13 0.00 0.00 3.24 F 0.47
JOHN REDMOND 0.11 0.06 0.00 4.59 P 0.11
LOVEWELL 0.05 0.00 0.00 3.06 F 0.86

+Percids Combined Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Biologist rating 3-yr average
GLEN ELDER 6.00 0.96 0.00 G 3.36
CEDAR BLUFF 5.48 0.48 0.04 G 4.65
EL DORADO 5.07 1.60 0.20 G 3.29
WILSON 4.80 1.27 0.00 G 4.23
KANOPOLIS 4.76 2.24 0.00 G 4.59
MARION 3.93 1.47 0.27 G 2.10
MILFORD 3.80 0.60 0.00 G 2.52
WEBSTER 3.42 0.92 0.08 G 1.88
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 3.00 1.30 0.40 G 5.86
PERRY 2.83 2.38 0.93 G 2.36
KIRWIN 2.67 0.92 0.00 G 2.14
COUNCIL GROVE 2.40 1.80 0.80 F 1.49
CLINTON 1.94 1.38 0.13 F 1.77
CHENEY 1.70 0.45 0.05 G 2.42
POMONA 1.58 1.08 0.08 F 0.69
LOVEWELL 1.55 0.45 0.10 F 1.10
HILLSDALE 1.08 0.33 0.00 G 0.92
MELVERN 0.56 0.25 0.13 F 0.25
WOLF CREEK 0.44 0.19 0.00 F 0.55
TUTTLE CREEK 0.20 0.00 0.00 F 0.13
BIG HILL 0.10 0.10 0.00 P 0.29
JOHN REDMOND 0.00 0.00 0.00 P 0.00

+Temperate Basses Combined Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Biologist rating 3-yr average
GLEN ELDER 21.92 15.96 2.96 E 13.57
CEDAR BLUFF 19.30 16.22 4.43 E 17.78
MARION 12.47 3.67 0.00 E 10.09
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 9.60 4.20 0.00 G 9.86
KANOPOLIS 9.29 7.71 1.38 G 10.49
TORONTO 9.00 7.08 1.42 G 5.36
CHENEY 8.50 3.35 0.95 E 11.43
EL DORADO 8.40 5.40 0.80 G 8.06
ELK CITY 8.25 6.25 0.33 G 5.66
WEBSTER 6.75 2.42 0.33 G 7.04
CLINTON 6.56 6.19 2.19 F 9.83
JOHN REDMOND 5.67 5.44 1.22 G 6.85
MILFORD 5.15 3.05 0.15 F 8.68
FALL RIVER 5.08 3.25 1.25 G 3.60
LOVEWELL 4.95 1.95 0.00 G 4.87
WILSON 4.50 2.60 0.40 G 2.33
KIRWIN 4.33 2.92 0.58 G 6.64
POMONA 4.08 2.58 0.17 F 11.42
MELVERN 3.88 3.56 0.56 F 9.58
LACYGNE 3.50 1.75 0.08 G 3.35
PERRY 3.28 1.90 0.14 G 5.71
HILLSDALE 2.83 2.50 0.00 F 4.53
WOLF CREEK 2.75 1.75 0.06 F 3.45
COUNCIL GROVE 1.00 0.20 0.00 F 2.60
BIG HILL 0.90 0.90 0.20 F 2.29
TUTTLE CREEK 0.15 0.10 0.00 P 0.27
Stocking Records Information

+Walleye Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Source Number Stocked
EL DORADO RESERVOIR RESV 10/02/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 8505
MELVERN RESERVOIR RESV 10/31/17 - IOWA 2000
MELVERN RESERVOIR RESV 11/09/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 2012
(FISH) GRAHAM CO-TREXLER POND FISH 10/23/17 - MEADE FISH REARING STATION 200
EL DORADO RESERVOIR RESV 10/03/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 2264
EL DORADO RESERVOIR RESV 10/02/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 2642
EL DORADO RESERVOIR RESV 10/03/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 620
CHENEY RESERVOIR RESV 11/09/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 1921
PRATT FISH HATCHERY OTHR 11/07/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 300
CHENEY RESERVOIR RESV 10/24/17 - MEADE FISH REARING STATION 3974
MILFORD FISH HATCHERY OTHR 10/23/17 - MEADE FISH REARING STATION 841
      Total Requested 18200
      Total Stocked 25279

+Palmetto Bass/Wiper Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Source Number Stocked
FARLINGTON FISH HATCHERY OTHR 06/15/17 - FARLINGTON HATCHERY 12648
CHENEY RESERVOIR RESV 06/13/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 52389
LOVEWELL RESERVOIR RESV 06/13/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 23850
      Total Requested 238378
      Total Stocked 88887

+Walleye Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Source Number Stocked
MILFORD RESERVOIR RESV 05/24/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 7119
HILLSDALE RESERVOIR RESV 05/22/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 44321
MILFORD RESERVOIR RESV 06/01/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 4625
MILFORD RESERVOIR RESV 05/24/17 - COMMERCIAL 35211
MILFORD RESERVOIR RESV 05/25/17 - COMMERCIAL 51539
MILFORD FISH HATCHERY OTHR 05/24/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 53827
CHENEY RESERVOIR RESV 05/24/17 - COMMERCIAL 71872
HORSETHIEF RESERVOIR RESV 05/22/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 18119
WEBSTER RESERVOIR RESV 05/23/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 110508
KIRWIN RESERVOIR RESV 05/25/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 74937
KIRWIN RESERVOIR RESV 05/30/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 41416
KIRWIN RESERVOIR RESV 06/01/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 33758
LOVEWELL RESERVOIR RESV 05/26/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 49917
BARBER SFL-LOWER SFLS 05/30/17 - COMMERCIAL 5194
CLARK STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 05/22/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 9522
HERINGTON CITY LAKE-NEW COML 06/01/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 8063
JEFFREY ENG. CTR.-AUX. MAKEUP LAKE WMAS 05/25/17 - COMMERCIAL 9000
PRATT COUNTY LAKE COML 05/30/17 - COMMERCIAL 5194
YATES CENTER CITY LAKE-NEW COML 05/31/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 3303
JEFFREY ENERGY CENTER-MAKE UP LAKE WMAS 05/25/17 - COMMERCIAL 6250
MINED LAND WA-CK/CR CO WMAS 06/01/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 5760
(FISH) GRAHAM CO-TREXLER POND FISH 06/01/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 2105
PRATT FISH HATCHERY OTHR 05/30/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 2426
MEADE FISH REARING STATION RPND 06/01/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 6678
      Total Requested 831100
      Total Stocked 660664