Winfield City Lake Fishing Report -
Species Rating Size Baits, Method, and Location
Zebra Mussels    

Zebra mussels were verified in Winfield City Lake in December 2006. Lake users should follow recommended control practices found HERE .

Be sure to drain all equipment before leaving the lake to avoid moving veligers to other waters. THIS INCLUDES MINNOW BUCKETS AND BOAT LIVEWELLS AND BILGES!!!

Crappie Fair up to 12 inches Jigs and minnows in the coves near timber.  Also check the south shore ledges in 8 to 9 feet of water.
Channel catfish Fair up to 4 lbs Wind swept shorelines on shad sides, guts, or worms.  Late afternoon on warmer days have been most productive.
Black bass Fair varied Look for largemouth in the coves and along the rocky southern shorelines for smallmouth.  Crankbaits fished at a slow to medium speed is producing.
White bass      
Walleye Fair up to 27 inches

Walleye minimum length limit 18 inches.

Walleye are in prespawn/spawn mode and can be found along rocky shorelines and the dam during low light periods.  Suspending jerk baits fished parallel to shore are always a good bet this time of the year.

General Comments
The City of Winfield requires additional permits for anglers using the lake. Stop in to the lake office before fishing at the lake.