Council Grove Reservoir Fishing Information

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GPS:
38.690602 -96.495552
Surface Acres:
3,280 acres
Maximum Depth:
56 feet
Normal Lake Level:
1274 msl
Current Lake Level:
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Council Grove, KS

1 mile N of Council Grove

Council Grove Lake Office - (620) 767- 5195

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+Saugeye Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>14”) (>18”) (>22”) (lbs.)   (>14”)
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  10.38 3.5 0 4.05 11.46
KANOPOLIS  6 0.71 0.19 5.58 G 6.22
COUNCIL GROVE  0.47 0.4 0.13 4.2 F 1.04
PERRY  0.05 0.05 0 2.76 P 0.05
TUTTLE CREEK  0.05 0 0 1.74 P 0.6

+Flathead Catfish Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>20”) (>28”) (>34”) (lbs.)   (>20”)
LACYGNE  0.33 0 0 5.26 F 0.33
EL DORADO  0.2 0 0 4.48 F 0.2
HILLSDALE  0.17 0.08 0 5.56 F 0.08
JOHN REDMOND  0.15 0 0 3.88 F 0.08
WILSON  0.13 0.03 0.03 7.94 P 0.15
MELVERN  0.13 0 0 1.86 F 0.13
FALL RIVER  0.1 0 0 2.51 G 0.12
KIRWIN  0.08 0.08 0 6.08 0.14
GLEN ELDER  0.04 0 0 3.41 G 0.11
PERRY  0 0 0 1.61 G 0.05
COUNCIL GROVE  0 0 0 0 F 0.11

+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

+Bluegill Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>6”) (>8”) (>10”) (lbs.)   (>6”)
MARION  7.43 0 0 0.24 P 7.43
LACYGNE  6.88 0 0 0.21 F 3.13
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  5.38 1.13 0 0.73 10.75
JOHN REDMOND  2.9 0 0 0.37 P 1.8
HILLSDALE  2.63 0 0 0.29 F 5.73
WOLF CREEK  2.56 0.13 0 0.37 P 2.42
FALL RIVER  2 0 0 0.31 P 0.81
MELVERN  1.88 0 0 0.34 P 1.08
PERRY  1.47 0 0 0.3 F 2.19
BIG HILL  1.4 0 0 0.31 F 3.87
MILFORD  1.19 0.13 0 0.49 G 1.44
CEDAR BLUFF  1.17 0 0 0.29 P 0.84
CLINTON  1.06 0 0 0.29 P 1.52
KANOPOLIS  0.79 0 0 0.27 F 0.39
LOVEWELL  0.63 0 0 0.26 P 0.66
TORONTO  0.63 0 0 0.27 P 0.27
EL DORADO  0.25 0 0 0 P 0.5
WEBSTER  0.25 0 0 0.36 0.54
COUNCIL GROVE  0.17 0 0 0.26 F 0.63
WILSON  0.13 0 0 0.26 P 0.23
TUTTLE CREEK  0.13 0 0 0.32 P 0.17
POMONA  0.13 0 0 0 P 0.1
GLEN ELDER  0.05 0 0 0.21 P 0.07
ELK CITY  0 0 0 0.11 P 0.04
KIRWIN  0 0 0 0.08 0.06

+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

+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

+White Crappie Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>8”) (>10”) (>12”) (lbs.)   (>8”)
JOHN REDMOND  43.5 36.7 3.6 1.98 E 37
TORONTO  25.81 17.81 3.13 2.03 G 13.65
ELK CITY  22.38 8.38 0.5 1.41 E 8.64
LACYGNE  16.88 9.63 1.44 1.36 G 12.52
MARION  16.29 6.43 0.71 1.5 G 16.29
HILLSDALE  15.81 7.25 0.19 0.94 G 24.08
FALL RIVER  13.5 7.69 2.06 1.84 G 8.94
LOVEWELL  9.63 2.81 1.81 1.59 G 11.15
BIG HILL  8.9 4 0.2 0.73 E 7.07
POMONA  8.19 2.56 0.69 1.38 G 7.98
PERRY  8.05 1.47 0 0.82 F 21.35
CLINTON  6.5 2.06 0.56 1.31 F 11.38
MILFORD  5.63 2.25 0.5 1.6 G 4.65
KANOPOLIS  3.5 0.93 0 0.78 F 2.31
WOLF CREEK  3.38 2.19 1.25 1.63 F 4.21
TUTTLE CREEK  2.81 2.44 0.56 1.12 F 2.94
EL DORADO  2.75 1.81 0.56 1.48 G 5.69
MELVERN  2.25 0.63 0.38 1.4 F 2.42
CEDAR BLUFF  2.11 0.44 0.44 1.66 F 0.92
COUNCIL GROVE  2 0.42 0.08 1 G 3.55
WEBSTER  1.25 0.38 0.25 1.45 0.79
KIRWIN  1.13 0.63 0.31 1.45 2.46
GLEN ELDER  0.95 0.35 0.1 1.12 P 1.16
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  0.5 0.38 0.25 1.21 0.54
WILSON  0 0 0 0.02 P 0.4

+Walleye Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>15”) (>20”) (>25”) (lbs.)   (>15”)
GRIDLEY CITY LAKE 3.67 0 0 1.96 F 4.67
HOLTON - BANNER CREEK LAKE 2.29 0.14 0 4.6 F 2.01
PRATT CO. LAKE 2 1 0 4.42 G 2.67
YATES CENTER - SOUTH OWL LAKE 1.67 0.83 0 4.14 F 1.06
BARBER  SFL - LOWER 1.33 0 0 1.11 F 1
LEAVENWORTH  SFL 1.17 0.5 0.17 6.39 F 0.67
CLARK  SFL 1 0 0 2.34 G 1.08
HORSETHIEF  1 0.63 0.13 5.16 F 1.72
SABETHA - PONY CREEK LAKE 0.83 0.33 0 4.57 F 1.11
HERINGTON CITY LAKE?NEW 0.75 0 0 2.48 F 0.5
COUNCIL GROVE CITY LAKE 0.75 0 0 2.34 F 0.79
JEFFREY EC-AUX. MAKEUP LAKE 0.5 0 0 1.58 F 0.54
SHAWNEE  SFL 0.5 0.5 0 4.99 P 0.72
WINFIELD CITY LAKE 0.4 0.1 0 3.77 F 0.63
BROWN  SFL 0.25 0.25 0 3.49 P 0.38
YATES CENTER CITY LAKE - NEW 0.17 0 0 1.81 F 0.42
OSAGE  SFL 0 0 0 0.28 P 0.08
JEFFREY EC - MAKE UP LAKE 0 0 0 0.29 P 0.44

+White Bass Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>9”) (>12”) (>15”) (lbs.)   (>9”)
JEFFREY EC-AUX. MAKEUP LAKE 13 11.25 9.5 2.1 E 8.08
COUNCIL GROVE CITY LAKE 10.75 7.5 5 2.1 G 7.04
MIDDLE CREEK  SFL 10.67 8.17 0 1.23 G 4.22
HOLTON - BANNER CREEK LAKE 8 8 0 1.49 F 5.44
DOUGLAS CO. - LONESTAR LAKE 6 6 1.33 2.32 F 3.06
HERINGTON CITY LAKE - NEW 5.75 4.75 0.5 1.68 G 5.08
CLARK  SFL 4.83 1.33 0 0.94 E 9.81
GEARY  SFL 3.75 3.75 0.25 1.57 F 1.83
WINFIELD CITY LAKE 3.5 2.7 0.7 1.92 F 1.4
SABETHA - PONY CREEK LAKE 3.33 3.17 0.83 2.86 F 2.17
JEFFREY EC - MAKE UP LAKE 3 2 0 1.6 G 2.33
MIAMI  SFL 2.67 2.67 2.33 2.68 G 2.78
OSAGE  SFL 2.33 2 0 1.34 F 1.83
LYON  SFL 2 1.67 0.5 2.9 F 1.11
GARDNER CITY LAKE 1.4 1.4 0.4 1.59 G 2.41
MARION CO. LAKE 1.25 1 0 1.08 F 0.71
CHASE  SFL 1 1 0.5 1.57 F 1.33
CARBONDALE CITY LAKE - EAST 1 1 0 1.35 P 1.08
PAOLA CITY LAKE 0.83 0.83 0 1.14 P 1.28
WILSON  SFL 0.42 0.33 0.25 1.94 F 1.79
COWLEY  SFL 0.25 0.25 0.25 0 P 0.38
MELVERN RIVER POND 0.25 0.25 0 0.93 P 1
CENTRALIA CITY LAKE 0.13 0 0 0.7 P 0.63