Marion Reservoir Fishing Information

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Counties:
GPS:
N38 22 3.72 W97 5 22.07
Surface Acres:
6,160 acres
Maximum Depth:
N/A
Normal Lake Level:
1350.5 conservation pool

Marion, KS

2101 Located just north of US 56 between the communities of Marion and Hillsboro

US Army Corps of Engineers 620-382-2101

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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 4.74 0.39 0.04 7.75 G 3.78
WILSON 4.47 0.37 0.03 5.26 G 3.18
CHENEY 3.80 0.20 0.00 0.00 G 2.69
MILFORD 2.20 0.05 0.00 4.70 F 1.42
EL DORADO 2.06 0.94 0.06 6.82 G 2.51
GLEN ELDER 1.67 0.21 0.00 4.18 G 2.06
KIRWIN 1.67 0.92 0.25 7.59 G 2.33
LOVEWELL 1.45 0.80 0.10 6.69 F 1.03
CLINTON 1.25 0.13 0.13 6.15 F 0.60
WEBSTER 0.92 0.42 0.00 3.51 F 2.31
MARION 0.70 0.10 0.00 5.33 F 1.71
BIG HILL 0.67 0.50 0.00 4.70 P 0.38
WOLF CREEK 0.66 0.00 0.00 2.24 F 0.41
COUNCIL GROVE 0.60 0.47 0.00 4.85 F 0.53
HILLSDALE 0.58 0.00 0.00 2.73 F 0.78
POMONA 0.25 0.19 0.00 4.36 F 0.27
MELVERN 0.13 0.06 0.00 0.71 P 0.13

+Black Crappie Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>8”) (>10”) (>12”) (LBS.)   (>8”)
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 1.10 0.30 0.10 1.19 G 1.78
CLINTON 0.69 0.56 0.00 0.86 P 0.33
HILLSDALE 0.63 0.19 0.00 0.85 F 0.38
LOVEWELL 0.56 0.06 0.00 0.65 F 1.05
KANOPOLIS 0.56 0.06 0.00 0.71 P 0.23
CEDAR BLUFF 0.39 0.06 0.00 0.86 F 0.85
KIRWIN 0.38 0.38 0.13 1.27 G 0.85
MARION 0.29 0.14 0.00 0.63 P 1.00
WEBSTER 0.25 0.06 0.00 0.64 F 0.42
LACYGNE 0.19 0.06 0.00 0.66 P 0.19
WILSON 0.07 0.00 0.00 0.39 P 0.17
EL DORADO 0.07 0.00 0.00 0.46 P 0.08
MELVERN 0.06 0.06 0.06 1.05 P 0.03
TORONTO 0.06 0.06 0.06 1.18 P 0.06
GLEN ELDER 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.27 P 0.07
MILFORD 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.15 P 0.34
FALL RIVER 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.11 P 0.04
ELK CITY 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 P 0.00
BIG HILL 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.18 F 0.67
TUTTLE CREEK 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 P 0.00
PERRY 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.18 P 0.29

+Bluegill Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>6”) (>8”) (>10”) (LBS.)   (>6”)
MARION 6.57 0.14 0.00 0.45 P 7.00
BIG HILL 5.50 0.00 0.00 0.28 G 3.97
HILLSDALE 3.31 0.00 0.00 0.35 F 2.79
LACYGNE 2.44 0.19 0.00 0.34 G 3.44
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 2.20 0.70 0.00 0.72 G 6.36
LOVEWELL 1.31 0.00 0.00 0.24 F 0.73
CEDAR BLUFF 1.22 0.00 0.00 0.23 P 0.94
CLINTON 1.06 0.00 0.00 0.22 P 1.21
ELK CITY 1.00 0.00 0.00 0.15 P 0.36
JOHN REDMOND 1.00 0.00 0.00 0.36 P 1.97
WILSON 0.93 0.00 0.00 0.33 P 0.54
POMONA 0.88 0.00 0.00 0.39 P 0.35
KANOPOLIS 0.63 0.06 0.00 0.40 P 0.47
MILFORD 0.63 0.00 0.00 0.36 F 1.08
WEBSTER 0.56 0.00 0.00 0.25 F 0.56
EL DORADO 0.53 0.00 0.00 0.23 P 0.47
PERRY 0.44 0.00 0.00 0.26 F 2.05
TORONTO 0.31 0.00 0.00 0.20 P 0.35
MELVERN 0.19 0.00 0.00 0.21 P 0.92
WOLF CREEK 0.17 0.00 0.00 0.24 F 1.37
FALL RIVER 0.13 0.00 0.00 0.17 P 0.83
GLEN ELDER 0.08 0.00 0.00 0.28 F 0.06
TUTTLE CREEK 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.18 P 0.08
KIRWIN 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.10 P 0.02

+White Bass Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>9”) (>12”) (>15”) (LBS.)   (>9”)
MELVERN 16.56 12.69 3.94 2.46 G 10.33
CLINTON 12.81 12.06 3.06 2.50 G 9.71
CEDAR BLUFF 12.65 11.35 4.22 1.93 E 11.82
CHENEY 9.60 9.20 0.80 0.00 G 8.43
GLEN ELDER 8.79 7.21 2.00 2.65 G 6.43
KANOPOLIS 6.90 5.71 2.24 2.98 G 14.32
HILLSDALE 6.25 2.42 0.25 1.75 G 5.56
BIG HILL 5.67 5.17 0.17 2.35 G 3.25
WEBSTER 5.58 1.75 0.42 2.05 G 7.56
LOVEWELL 4.60 1.05 0.00 1.40 F 3.06
PERRY 4.45 1.85 0.20 2.41 G 7.40
JOHN REDMOND 3.93 1.79 0.29 3.33 G 9.24
WOLF CREEK 3.90 3.31 1.48 2.08 G 2.76
POMONA 2.88 1.94 0.00 1.40 G 10.67
ELK CITY 2.64 1.09 0.00 1.15 G 3.18
EL DORADO 2.50 1.63 0.13 1.84 F 2.03
MARION 1.90 0.50 0.20 1.67 G 3.95
WILSON 1.63 1.03 0.90 3.34 F 2.04
TORONTO 1.50 0.42 0.25 3.08 F 2.75
KIRWIN 1.25 0.92 0.17 1.95 G 3.53
LACYGNE 0.94 0.56 0.11 1.99 F 2.17
MILFORD 0.80 0.20 0.10 2.05 F 0.58
COUNCIL GROVE 0.73 0.20 0.00 1.78 F 1.43
FALL RIVER 0.42 0.17 0.00 1.46 F 4.35
TUTTLE CREEK 0.40 0.30 0.15 2.67 P 0.37

+Channel Catfish Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>16”) (>24”) (>28”) (LBS.)   (>16”)
CLINTON 5.88 0.50 0.06 15.21 G 4.63
HILLSDALE 4.42 0.50 0.08 10.23 E 3.61
BIG HILL 4.33 0.17 0.00 5.35 G 4.68
MARION 3.40 0.50 0.20 11.88 G 3.97
MELVERN 3.38 0.13 0.00 4.67 G 3.08
POMONA 3.13 0.13 0.00 6.13 G 3.36
ELK CITY 3.00 0.64 0.18 9.68 E 3.30
LOVEWELL 2.75 0.30 0.00 6.40 G 1.72
PERRY 2.25 0.25 0.00 6.73 F 2.50
LACYGNE 1.78 0.00 0.00 4.15 G 1.30
WILSON 1.73 0.17 0.03 11.68 G 2.22
KANOPOLIS 1.48 0.05 0.00 5.20 G 3.03
GLEN ELDER 1.42 0.29 0.13 17.91 G 1.96
COUNCIL GROVE 1.27 0.00 0.00 4.08 F 1.27
WOLF CREEK 1.10 0.14 0.00 7.05 F 1.93
FALL RIVER 1.08 0.50 0.33 11.68 G 1.36
TORONTO 0.92 0.33 0.17 7.72 G 1.50
JOHN REDMOND 0.86 0.71 0.21 13.90 G 0.54
MILFORD 0.75 0.00 0.00 4.49 F 1.17
WEBSTER 0.58 0.00 0.00 2.98 F 0.69
TUTTLE CREEK 0.45 0.00 0.00 3.00 F 0.43
CHENEY 0.40 0.00 0.00 0.00 F 0.89
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 0.30 0.20 0.10 8.59 F 0.67
CEDAR BLUFF 0.26 0.09 0.00 8.17 F 0.36
EL DORADO 0.19 0.00 0.00 3.22 F 0.53
KIRWIN 0.08 0.00 0.00 3.94 F 0.94

+Wiper Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>12”) (>15”) (>20”) (LBS.)   (>12”)
MILFORD 11.35 0.85 0.00 5.82 G 7.08
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 8.60 3.30 0.00 6.19 G 10.36
MARION 7.90 1.30 0.00 5.10 E 6.69
EL DORADO 3.63 0.56 0.00 4.04 F 6.48
CHENEY 3.60 1.20 0.00 0.00 G 4.21
GLEN ELDER 2.96 1.96 0.04 6.69 G 2.44
CEDAR BLUFF 2.52 1.48 0.09 6.43 G 3.36
COUNCIL GROVE 2.13 1.87 0.07 7.59 F 2.34
KIRWIN 2.00 0.25 0.00 4.83 G 3.53
POMONA 1.81 0.75 0.00 5.13 F 2.02
LACYGNE 1.28 0.78 0.00 7.32 F 1.45
LOVEWELL 1.25 0.40 0.00 6.19 F 1.42
KANOPOLIS 1.24 0.43 0.00 5.09 F 2.27
CLINTON 0.81 0.69 0.00 5.06 F 1.79
WEBSTER 0.58 0.17 0.00 5.24 F 2.79
WOLF CREEK 0.28 0.24 0.00 7.01 F 0.70

+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 29.83 5.25 4.75 2.31 G 35.11
CLINTON 27.94 6.75 0.88 1.44 G 13.92
HILLSDALE 24.69 15.38 1.25 1.28 G 19.15
MARION 17.71 5.00 0.71 1.42 G 17.00
TORONTO 12.19 4.69 3.44 1.91 G 15.38
LACYGNE 8.06 2.13 0.06 1.00 G 10.33
PERRY 6.56 2.31 0.13 1.17 G 13.54
ELK CITY 6.50 3.13 1.75 1.96 E 10.07
MILFORD 5.31 1.19 0.13 1.06 F 5.02
LOVEWELL 4.38 1.00 0.25 1.53 F 5.56
FALL RIVER 4.19 2.56 1.69 2.05 G 7.15
POMONA 4.06 2.44 0.75 1.27 G 4.56
MELVERN 3.44 2.94 0.75 1.45 F 2.17
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 3.30 0.40 0.10 1.34 F 1.31
WOLF CREEK 3.17 2.25 0.50 1.41 F 3.35
BIG HILL 2.75 1.00 0.00 0.48 E 5.38
COUNCIL GROVE 2.50 2.42 0.67 1.94 F 1.69
KANOPOLIS 2.25 1.06 0.13 1.19 F 2.29
TUTTLE CREEK 2.06 2.00 0.69 1.53 F 2.00
CEDAR BLUFF 2.06 1.00 0.11 1.16 F 1.52
EL DORADO 1.93 1.67 0.73 1.46 G 3.48
GLEN ELDER 1.33 0.63 0.17 1.19 P 1.04
KIRWIN 0.69 0.69 0.25 1.36 G 1.46
WEBSTER 0.19 0.13 0.00 0.58 F 0.65

+Spotted Bass Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>11”) (>14”) (>17”) (LBS.)   (>11”)
BOURBON SFL 56.57 1.01 0.00 1.26 E 37.32
WILSON SFL 17.96 7.32 0.00 2.05 E 19.36
CRAWFORD SFL 12.75 2.94 0.00 2.29 G 10.13
CHASE SFL 12.00 1.33 0.00 1.41 G 13.48
HOWARD-POLK DANIELS LAKE 8.82 1.96 0.00 2.13 F 19.67
EUREKA CITY LAKE 2.94 1.96 0.00 1.15 F 5.91
MARION CO. LAKE 2.94 0.00 0.00 1.23 F 5.00
WINFIELD CITY LAKE 1.76 0.00 0.00 1.01 P 2.16
GARNETT-CEDAR CREEK LAKE 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.53 P 0.00

+White Bass Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>9”) (>12”) (>15”) (LBS.)   (>9”)
HERINGTON CITY LAKE-NEW 18.50 8.50 0.25 1.81 G 9.33
CLARK SFL 6.86 6.43 0.14 1.28 E 9.31
JEFFREY EC- AUX. MAKEUP LAKE 5.50 5.25 1.38 2.11 G 7.79
COUNCIL GROVE CITY LAKE 5.50 2.00 1.50 0.56 G 6.53
JEFFREY EC- MAKE UP LAKE 4.83 1.17 0.00 1.12 G 3.39
HOLTON - BANNER CREEK LAKE 4.83 0.67 0.00 1.68 F 5.24
OSAGE SFL 3.83 2.50 0.33 1.57 F 2.44
SHAWNEE CO.-LAKE SHAWNEE 3.25 2.50 0.75 1.60 F 4.50
GEARY SFL 3.25 1.25 0.50 1.62 F 2.58
LYON SFL 2.33 2.33 0.17 1.57 F 1.72
CHASE SFL 2.25 1.75 1.00 1.88 P 1.25
MIAMI SFL 2.17 2.17 2.17 2.56 G 3.28
MIDDLE CREEK SFL 2.00 1.00 0.00 1.15 F 4.72
WINFIELD CITY LAKE 1.90 1.30 0.30 1.59 F 1.83
DOUGLAS CO.-LONESTAR LAKE 1.67 1.33 0.17 1.56 F 3.50
YATES CENTER CITY LAKE-NEW 1.33 1.33 0.00 1.34 F 1.42
CARBONDALE CITY LAKE - EAST 1.17 1.17 0.17 1.76 F 1.11
GARDNER CITY LAKE 1.17 1.17 0.33 1.54 F 2.52
PAOLA CITY LAKE 0.67 0.50 0.00 1.23 F 0.67
MOLINE NEW (NORTH) CITY LAKE 0.67 0.33 0.00 0.75 P 0.67
CENTRALIA CITY LAKE 0.63 0.25 0.13 2.47 P 0.38
WILSON SFL 0.17 0.17 0.00 1.27 F 1.25
MARION CO. LAKE 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.22 F 0.47

+Wiper Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>12”) (>15”) (>20”) (LBS.)   (>12”)
HERINGTON CITY LAKE-NEW 15.00 1.75 0.00 5.24 G 19.50
SABETHA - PONY CREEK LAKE 5.83 1.83 0.17 9.15 F 5.50
WELLINGTON CITY LAKE 4.83 0.33 0.00 3.90 G 3.86
GRIDLEY CITY LAKE 2.33 0.00 0.00 1.88 F 1.22
GRAHAM CO.-ANTELOPE LAKE 2.25 0.00 0.00 3.25 F 1.25
WINFIELD CITY LAKE 2.00 1.40 0.10 6.61 F 1.20
CARBONDALE CITY LAKE - EAST 1.83 0.50 0.00 4.74 F 2.67
MIDDLE CREEK SFL 1.50 0.33 0.00 3.91 F 1.17
JEFFREY EC- AUX. MAKEUP LAKE 1.38 1.13 0.13 5.72 F 3.04
LEAVENWORTH SFL 1.33 0.17 0.00 3.51 F 1.72
GREAT BEND-STONE PARK LAKE 1.00 0.50 0.17 6.12 F 0.67
DOUGLAS CO.-LONESTAR LAKE 1.00 0.50 0.33 6.57 F 1.17
CRAWFORD SFL 1.00 0.00 0.00 2.80 F 0.50
OSAGE SFL 0.83 0.00 0.00 3.32 P 1.00
JEFFREY EC- MAKE UP LAKE 0.83 0.00 0.00 3.57 F 1.33
MARION CO. LAKE 0.75 0.25 0.00 4.24 F 0.33
COLDWATER LAKE 0.67 0.67 0.00 6.28 F 0.86
EUREKA CITY LAKE 0.67 0.00 0.00 2.31 P 0.22
PAOLA CITY LAKE 0.67 0.33 0.00 5.36 F 1.39
SHERIDAN SFL 0.67 0.17 0.00 3.09 G 0.94
CENTRALIA CITY LAKE 0.50 0.38 0.00 5.51 P 0.42
YATES CENTER CITY LAKE-NEW 0.33 0.00 0.00 1.86 P 0.39
OLATHE-LAKE OLATHE 0.17 0.17 0.00 3.80 P 0.94
KIOWA SFL 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.46 F 0.50
PRATT CO. LAKE 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.34 F 0.22
MOLINE NEW (NORTH) CITY LAKE 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.16 P 0.00
MELVERN RIVER POND 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.68 P 0.42
PLEASANTON - EAST LAKE 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.96 F 0.00
GARNETT-CEDAR CREEK LAKE 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.24 P 0.00
Stocking Records Information

+Walleye Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Source Number Stocked
MILFORD RESERVOIR RESV 04/04/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 1400000
HILLSDALE RESERVOIR RESV 04/08/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 2200000
EL DORADO RESERVOIR RESV 03/30/16 PRATT HATCHERY 1503730
MARION RESERVOIR RESV 03/31/16 PRATT HATCHERY 1700820
GLEN ELDER RESERVOIR RESV 04/01/16 PRATT HATCHERY 2633070
LOVEWELL RESERVOIR RESV 04/04/16 PRATT HATCHERY 1494000
POMONA RESERVOIR RESV 04/08/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 2000000
CLINTON RESERVOIR RESV 04/12/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 2350000
MELVERN RESERVOIR RESV 04/08/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 3800000
HOLTON - BANNER CREEK LAKE COML 04/04/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 500000
HERINGTON CITY LAKE-NEW COML 04/08/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 275000
JEFFREY ENG. CTR.-AUX. MAKEUP LAKE WMAS 04/04/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 450000
LYON STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 04/19/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 135000
SABETHA - PONY CREEK LAKE COML 04/13/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 200000
LEAVENWORTH STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 04/12/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 200000
JEFFREY ENERGY CENTER-MAKE UP LAKE WMAS 04/04/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 375000
ATCHISON SFL SFLS 04/12/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 100000
BROWN STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 04/13/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 100000
(FISH) GRAHAM CO-TREXLER POND FISH 04/19/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 129000
(FISH) JEFFERSON CO-BARROW FISH 04/12/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 50000
SEVERY CITY LAKE COML 04/19/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 1000
PRATT FISH HATCHERY OTHR 04/12/16 PRATT HATCHERY 1380600
FARLINGTON FISH HATCHERY OTHR 04/14/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 175000
EL DORADO RESERVOIR RESV 04/01/16 PRATT HATCHERY 1940510
MARION RESERVOIR RESV 04/06/16 PRATT HATCHERY 2466420
GLEN ELDER RESERVOIR RESV 04/04/16 PRATT HATCHERY 1328000
MILFORD RESERVOIR RESV 04/12/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 2400000
EL DORADO RESERVOIR RESV 04/04/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 566800
MARION RESERVOIR RESV 04/04/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 345600
CLINTON RESERVOIR RESV 04/15/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 500000
MILFORD RESERVOIR RESV 04/19/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 100000
MELVERN RESERVOIR RESV 04/26/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 3200000
HILLSDALE RESERVOIR RESV 04/29/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 3300000
MILFORD RESERVOIR RESV 04/29/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 3000000
CLINTON RESERVOIR RESV 04/29/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 1400000
MILFORD FISH HATCHERY OTHR 04/15/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 450000
MILFORD FISH HATCHERY OTHR 04/30/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 33000
MILFORD HATCHERY-WATER SUPPLY LAKE OTHR 05/02/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 100000
      Total Requested 41873000
      Total Stocked 44282550