Big Hill Reservoir Fishing Information

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GPS:
N37 16 10.75 W95 28 10.03
Surface Acres:
1,240 acres
Maximum Depth:
60 feet
Normal Lake Level:
858 feet

4 1/2 miles E of Cherryvale

Mound Valley Gate House - (620) 328-2050

Corps of Engineers - Big Hill Reservoir- (620) 336-2741

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+Largemouth Bass Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>12”) (>15”) (>20”) (LBS.)   (>12”)
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 72.06 38.24 0.00 2.48 E 168.14
LACYGNE 65.80 42.68 6.52 6.42 E 74.23
BIG HILL 35.93 19.46 0.25 6.47 G 27.84
EL DORADO 20.12 10.06 0.91 4.99 F 10.94
HILLSDALE 11.45 3.20 0.74 6.32 G 5.98
MILFORD 9.89 4.01 0.00 4.22 G 10.08
COFFEY COUNTY LAKE 9.09 6.82 0.00 3.62 F 8.24
CEDAR BLUFF 7.63 4.70 0.20 4.14 F 7.44
LOVEWELL 3.92 0.00 0.00 1.49 P 3.14
WILSON 2.63 2.11 0.00 2.22 F 4.92
MELVERN 2.35 0.20 0.00 3.42 P 2.29
GLEN ELDER 2.21 0.92 0.00 3.96 F 1.54
CLINTON 1.91 0.20 0.00 2.95 P 2.59
KIRWIN 0.98 0.98 0.00 1.94 P 0.91
KANOPOLIS 0.74 0.37 0.00 1.69 P 0.74
COUNCIL GROVE 0.65 0.65 0.00 2.20 P 0.65

+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
COFFEY COUNTY LAKE 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
COFFEY COUNTY LAKE 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

+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
COFFEY COUNTY LAKE 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

+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
COFFEY COUNTY LAKE 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

+Redear Sunfish Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>7”) (>9”) (>11”) (LBS.)   (>7”)
BIG HILL 1.25 0.25 0.00 0.34 F 0.73
LACYGNE 0.13 0.00 0.00 0.32 P 0.09

+Smallmouth Bass Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>11”) (>14”) (>17”) (LBS.)   (>11”)
WOLF CREEK 43.94 31.06 6.06 2.99 E 46.45
EL DORADO 30.18 8.84 2.13 3.97 G 16.60
MELVERN 23.33 9.61 0.98 2.82 G 17.25
GLEN ELDER 17.65 11.21 1.10 3.91 G 13.68
MILFORD 6.68 1.60 0.00 2.01 G 5.85
BIG HILL 3.49 1.75 0.25 2.12 F 2.56
CLINTON 0.91 0.70 0.20 3.62 P 2.06
WILSON 0.53 0.53 0.00 1.94 G 1.00

+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
COFFEY COUNTY LAKE 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

+Largemouth Bass Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>12”) (>15”) (>20”) (LBS.)   (>12”)
POTTAWATOMIE SFL #1 219.03 17.07 0.00 3.73 E 132.82
GARNETT-CRYSTAL LAKE 175.86 53.45 0.00 4.07 E 113.88
COWLEY SFL 165.35 40.59 1.98 4.78 E 134.31
ATCHISON SFL 134.31 27.45 0.00 4.37 F 97.53
BOURBON SFL 122.22 10.10 0.00 5.58 G 89.35
GARNETT CITY LAKE-NORTH 119.79 27.08 0.00 3.96 G 97.70
BUTLER SFL 112.75 80.39 9.80 6.61 E 140.52
PRATT CO. LAKE 98.61 47.22 5.56 7.01 G 95.36
DOUGLAS CO.-LONESTAR LAKE 87.25 13.73 0.98 4.27 G 74.84
WILSON SFL 86.49 26.61 1.33 5.33 G 61.96
LYON SFL 76.85 42.91 1.00 4.30 G 80.54
MEADE STATE LAKE 74.53 38.68 2.83 6.56 G 50.53
DOUGLAS SFL 73.53 5.88 0.00 4.96 F 43.79
GRIDLEY CITY LAKE 72.41 14.94 0.00 1.86 G 84.62
NEOSHO SFL 70.59 27.94 1.47 4.56 G 63.07
KIOWA SFL 70.45 40.91 0.00 3.76 F 50.65
YATES CENTER CITY LAKE-NEW 69.64 18.75 0.00 3.31 G 66.02
COLDWATER LAKE 68.29 7.32 0.00 3.75 F 25.95
THAYER CITY LAKE (NEW) 63.97 12.50 0.00 3.37 G 44.17
HOWARD-POLK DANIELS LAKE 62.75 15.69 0.98 5.59 G 64.87
GARNETT-CEDAR CREEK LAKE 61.44 30.07 6.54 6.53 G 46.17
OLATHE-CEDAR LAKE 61.17 28.16 0.97 5.39 G 61.97
LENEXA-LAKE LENEXA 60.34 3.45 0.86 5.61 G 55.19
EUREKA CITY LAKE 59.80 12.75 0.98 5.26 G 48.65
MCPHERSON SFL 57.63 35.03 0.56 6.59 G 78.42
BONE CREEK LAKE 56.62 38.24 1.47 6.88 G 51.15
MADISON CITY LAKE 54.90 31.37 2.94 6.17 G 55.46
SHAWNEE SFL 54.47 35.59 3.63 5.77 G 59.21
CARBONDALE CITY LAKE - EAST 52.94 3.92 0.00 2.67 G 29.08
GRAHAM CO.-ANTELOPE LAKE 48.84 23.26 0.00 2.95 G 39.91
PLEASANTON - EAST LAKE 48.61 14.88 0.00 3.57 G 46.91
MELVERN RIVER POND 47.06 15.69 0.00 3.53 G 31.71
YATES CENTER-SOUTH OWL LAKE 46.88 16.41 0.00 4.01 G 47.29
GARDNER CITY LAKE 46.60 13.59 0.00 2.61 G 51.98
CHANUTE CITY LAKE 46.22 21.01 3.36 6.19 G 56.30
POTTAWATOMIE SFL #2 45.72 17.82 0.00 2.90 G 54.60
MOLINE OLD (SOUTH) CITY LAKE 44.12 5.88 0.00 2.05 G 45.23
PLEASANTON - WEST LAKE 44.00 20.00 1.00 4.78 G 75.49
LEAVENWORTH SFL 43.14 7.84 0.00 2.52 F 49.67
SEDAN - NEW (SOUTH) CITY LAKE 42.58 17.30 0.00 4.07 G 46.46
SEDAN - OLD (NORTH) CITY LAKE 40.90 19.95 1.00 4.81 G 56.83
ALMA CITY LAKE 39.92 13.97 0.00 2.51 G 39.92
ATWOOD-LAKE ATWOOD-MAIN 39.72 14.89 0.00 5.24 G 25.61
OLATHE-LAKE OLATHE 38.89 15.74 0.00 4.91 G 68.94
SPRING HILL CITY LAKE 38.05 12.39 2.65 6.78 G 26.27
MARION CO. LAKE 36.27 3.92 0.00 2.01 G 25.78
SCOTT STATE LAKE 36.22 9.60 0.31 4.92 G 41.56
JEWELL SFL 34.71 22.94 0.00 4.73 G 69.47
MONTGOMERY SFL 33.93 9.98 1.50 4.85 G 25.10
BOURBON CO. LAKE 33.75 22.50 1.25 4.52 G 35.83
SHAWNEE CO.-LAKE SHAWNEE 32.68 13.73 0.00 4.07 F 33.33
BIG HILL WA-NORTH POND 31.94 2.00 0.00 4.65 G 31.94
HORSETHIEF 31.76 20.00 0.00 4.90 F 35.56
PAOLA CITY LAKE 31.62 8.55 1.71 5.40 G 36.61
KINGMAN SFL 30.59 10.00 0.00 3.02 G 44.56
OSAWATOMIE CITY LAKE 29.47 2.11 0.00 2.05 F 29.47
OSAGE SFL 29.41 0.98 0.00 1.86 F 19.93
MOLINE NEW (NORTH) CITY LAKE 29.41 4.90 0.98 5.03 F 26.91
MIAMI SFL 27.73 8.40 0.00 3.83 F 28.94
BARBER SFL-LOWER 26.87 0.00 0.00 1.57 P 18.21
CLARK SFL 26.71 11.18 1.86 6.46 G 28.44
WASHINGTON SFL 25.81 2.77 0.00 2.76 F 20.74
WOODSON SFL 25.57 9.09 1.70 5.49 G 21.12
GREAT BEND-STONE PARK LAKE 25.21 4.20 0.84 4.54 F 16.01
LEBO CITY LAKE 23.97 8.26 0.00 3.79 F 29.21
CRAWFORD SFL 23.53 10.78 1.47 6.19 F 20.86
SEDGWICK CO.-LAKE AFTON 22.67 12.00 1.33 3.37 F 16.64
CHASE SFL 22.67 12.00 1.33 4.98 G 19.97
GEARY SFL 21.93 5.35 1.07 5.56 G 20.82
CRITZER LAKE 21.43 12.24 0.00 2.37 G 19.95
WINFIELD CITY LAKE 16.47 10.00 0.59 4.25 P 11.96
SHERIDAN SFL 11.90 2.68 0.00 2.00 F 28.21
FORD SFL 11.11 0.00 0.00 1.74 F 11.11
CENTRALIA CITY LAKE 10.78 8.38 0.00 5.17 P 7.59
ELLIS CITY LAKE 8.05 0.00 0.00 1.82 P 4.38
MIDDLE CREEK SFL 8.03 2.19 0.00 2.31 P 7.50
COUNCIL GROVE CITY LAKE 6.86 3.92 0.00 2.63 F 17.65
OTTAWA SFL 6.33 0.45 0.00 1.76 F 24.61
FORT SCOTT-GUNN PK W PD-#2 6.00 6.00 0.00 1.90 F 6.00
HARVEY CO. LAKE - WEST 3.53 1.76 0.59 3.54 F 6.81
OLPE CITY LAKE 1.96 1.96 0.00 2.43 P 1.48
JEFFREY EC- AUX. MAKEUP LAKE 1.90 0.00 0.00 0.97 P 2.34
HERINGTON CITY LAKE-NEW 1.76 0.59 0.00 2.97 P 0.98