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     No reports on crappie this week.
Channel catfish Good Up to 5 lbs Drifting night crawlers on the flats and old road.  Also prepared baits and livers along windy shorelines.
Black bass Slow   Smallmouth bass are protected with an 18-inch minimum length limit and few, if any, smallies have reached this size.  Look for largemouth around flooded shoreline cover and look for smallies along rocky shorelines, points, and along the dam.
White bass Fair to Good Up to 14 inch Same as wipers
Wiper Fair Up to 20 inch Jigs on the old road and off the points. Trolling crankbaits along windy shorelines is a great way to located active fish.  Anglers casting from windy shorelines have been doing well.
Walleye Slow Up to 21-inch

Walleye minimum length limit 18 inches.

Few recent reports on walleye.

   
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.