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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+Black Crappie Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3-yr average
  (>8”) (>10”) (>12”) (LBS.)   (>8”)
KIRWIN 18.31 0.50 0.06 1.35 G 6.44
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 6.00 2.20 0.00 0.86 G 3.03
WEBSTER 5.44 0.69 0.00 0.95 F 2.10
MARION 1.60 0.40 0.00 0.90 P 1.20
LOVEWELL 1.27 0.27 0.00 0.86 F 1.07
CEDAR BLUFF 1.26 0.95 0.16 1.16 F 0.81
HILLSDALE 1.00 0.13 0.06 1.26 F 0.56
KANOPOLIS 0.81 0.81 0.19 1.02 F 0.46
EL DORADO 0.60 0.13 0.00 0.68 P 0.24
WOLF CREEK 0.50 0.50 0.21 1.14 P 0.50
BIG HILL 0.30 0.10 0.00 0.68 P 0.53
CLINTON 0.25 0.13 0.00 0.84 P 0.33
TORONTO 0.25 0.06 0.06 1.09 P 0.15
MILFORD 0.19 0.13 0.00 0.64 F 0.29
GLEN ELDER 0.14 0.05 0.00 0.73 P 0.11
WILSON 0.13 0.07 0.00 0.70 P 0.16
TUTTLE CREEK 0.13 0.06 0.06 2.83 P 0.06
PERRY 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.23 P 0.07

+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

+Bluegill Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3-yr average
  (>6”) (>8”) (>10”) (LBS.)   (>6”)
WEBSTER 14.19 0.13 0.00 0.46 G 5.00
MARION 9.20 0.00 0.00 0.23 F 7.73
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 9.00 0.10 0.00 0.45 G 5.53
LOVEWELL 6.64 0.00 0.00 0.29 F 2.86
HILLSDALE 4.69 0.06 0.00 0.47 G 3.54
LACYGNE 3.69 0.00 0.00 0.30 F 4.33
BIG HILL 2.20 0.00 0.00 0.29 F 3.03
KIRWIN 2.06 0.00 0.00 0.37 F 0.69
WILSON 2.00 0.00 0.00 0.32 F 1.02
KANOPOLIS 1.44 0.06 0.00 0.52 F 0.95
CEDAR BLUFF 1.37 0.00 0.00 0.31 P 1.25
GLEN ELDER 1.09 0.00 0.00 0.38 P 0.41
CLINTON 0.69 0.00 0.00 0.26 P 0.94
EL DORADO 0.47 0.00 0.00 0.10 P 0.42
PERRY 0.38 0.00 0.00 0.16 P 0.76
MELVERN 0.38 0.00 0.00 0.22 P 0.81
FALL RIVER 0.31 0.00 0.00 0.26 P 0.81
POMONA 0.31 0.00 0.00 0.26 P 0.44
WOLF CREEK 0.21 0.00 0.00 0.18 F 0.98
MILFORD 0.19 0.00 0.00 0.30 F 0.67
TUTTLE CREEK 0.13 0.00 0.00 0.29 P 0.10
TORONTO 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.13 P 0.31
JOHN REDMOND 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.20 P 1.30
ELK CITY 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.16 P 0.33
COUNCIL GROVE 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.09 F 0.08

+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

+White Crappie Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3-yr average
  (>8”) (>10”) (>12”) (LBS.)   (>8”)
HILLSDALE 27.00 7.19 0.94 1.47 G 22.50
PERRY 25.63 7.38 0.63 1.22 G 13.41
LOVEWELL 19.91 7.55 0.27 1.50 G 11.30
MARION 17.60 6.70 1.30 1.43 G 17.20
EL DORADO 11.73 5.07 1.60 2.10 G 5.47
WOLF CREEK 11.29 3.07 1.36 1.76 F 5.94
CLINTON 11.25 7.25 0.81 1.36 G 15.23
ELK CITY 10.94 5.44 0.44 1.68 G 13.27
FALL RIVER 9.94 8.13 1.63 2.09 G 9.21
POMONA 9.63 4.44 0.81 1.52 G 7.29
TORONTO 8.94 8.19 1.94 2.39 G 15.65
JOHN REDMOND 8.81 8.00 3.06 2.23 F 27.38
KANOPOLIS 7.69 0.81 0.13 1.31 F 4.48
TUTTLE CREEK 6.88 3.69 0.75 1.78 F 3.92
BIG HILL 3.20 0.60 0.10 1.04 F 4.95
KIRWIN 3.13 0.94 0.31 1.73 G 1.65
MILFORD 3.13 1.69 0.19 1.57 F 4.69
COUNCIL GROVE 2.13 1.00 0.63 1.83 F 2.21
GLEN ELDER 2.09 0.50 0.23 1.42 F 1.46
MELVERN 2.06 0.44 0.19 1.27 F 2.58
LACYGNE 1.94 1.00 0.19 1.87 F 8.96
WEBSTER 1.56 0.00 0.00 0.38 F 1.00
CEDAR BLUFF 0.84 0.42 0.37 1.66 F 1.67
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 0.40 0.30 0.00 0.73 F 1.40

+Crappie Combined Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Biologist rating 3-yr average
HILLSDALE 28.00 7.31 1.00 G 23.06
PERRY 25.69 7.38 0.63 G 13.49
KIRWIN 21.44 1.44 0.38 G 8.08
LOVEWELL 21.18 7.82 0.27 G 12.37
MARION 19.20 7.10 1.30 G 18.40
EL DORADO 12.33 5.20 1.60 G 5.72
WOLF CREEK 11.79 3.57 1.57 F 6.11
CLINTON 11.50 7.38 0.81 G 15.56
ELK CITY 10.94 5.44 0.44 G 13.27
FALL RIVER 9.94 8.13 1.63 G 9.25
POMONA 9.63 4.44 0.81 G 7.31
TORONTO 9.19 8.25 2.00 G 15.79
JOHN REDMOND 8.81 8.00 3.06 F 27.38
KANOPOLIS 8.50 1.63 0.31 F 4.94
TUTTLE CREEK 7.00 3.75 0.81 F 3.96
WEBSTER 7.00 0.69 0.00 F 3.10
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 6.40 2.50 0.00 G 4.43
BIG HILL 3.50 0.70 0.10 F 5.48
MILFORD 3.31 1.81 0.19 F 4.98
GLEN ELDER 2.23 0.55 0.23 F 1.57
COUNCIL GROVE 2.13 1.00 0.63 F 2.21
CEDAR BLUFF 2.11 1.37 0.53 F 2.48
MELVERN 2.06 0.44 0.19 F 2.60
LACYGNE 1.94 1.00 0.19 F 9.08
WILSON 0.13 0.07 0.00 P 0.16

+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
MILFORD RESERVOIR RESV 04/04/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 6050000
HILLSDALE RESERVOIR RESV 04/07/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 5100000
EL DORADO RESERVOIR RESV 03/31/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 3430780
MARION RESERVOIR RESV 03/30/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 2584680
LOVEWELL RESERVOIR RESV 04/03/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 1500000
HOLTON - BANNER CREEK LAKE COML 04/07/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 500000
HERINGTON CITY LAKE-NEW COML 03/30/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 275000
JEFFREY ENG. CTR.-AUX. MAKEUP LAKE WMAS 03/30/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 450000
CLINTON RESERVOIR RESV 04/07/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 3600000
MELVERN RESERVOIR RESV 04/05/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 4200970
SHAWNEE COUNTY-LAKE SHAWNEE COML 04/11/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 366000
SABETHA - PONY CREEK LAKE COML 04/07/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 200000
COUNCIL GROVE CITY LAKE COML 03/30/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 400000
YATES CENTER-SOUTH OWL LAKE COML 04/12/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 150000
JEFFREY ENERGY CENTER-MAKE UP LAKE WMAS 03/30/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 375000
LEAVENWORTH STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 04/07/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 200000
WINFIELD CITY LAKE COML 04/14/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 1530000
(FISH) GRAHAM CO-TREXLER POND FISH 04/11/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 129000
COMMERCIAL FISH GROWER   03/28/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 420000
OKLAHOMA   03/29/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 3000000
EL DORADO RESERVOIR RESV 04/03/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 2216460
MARION RESERVOIR RESV 04/04/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 1956990
KIRWIN RESERVOIR RESV 04/18/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 1200000
WEBSTER RESERVOIR RESV 04/18/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 1000000
MILFORD FISH HATCHERY OTHR 04/10/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 250000
MEADE FISH REARING STATION RPND 04/27/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 29520
MARION RESERVOIR RESV 04/28/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 1000000
PRATT FISH HATCHERY OTHR 04/11/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 865000
      Total Requested 35244520
      Total Stocked 42979400