Elk City Reservoir Fishing Information

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GPS:
N37 15.415 W95 46.487
Surface Acres:
4,450 acres
Maximum Depth:
24 feet
Normal Lake Level:
N/A

Independence, KS

Corps of Engineers (620) 331-6820

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+Bluegill Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>6”) (>8”) (>10”) (lbs.)   (>6”)
MARION  7.43 0 0 0.24 P 7.43
LACYGNE  6.88 0 0 0.21 F 3.13
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  5.38 1.13 0 0.73 10.75
JOHN REDMOND  2.9 0 0 0.37 P 1.8
HILLSDALE  2.63 0 0 0.29 F 5.73
WOLF CREEK  2.56 0.13 0 0.37 P 2.42
FALL RIVER  2 0 0 0.31 P 0.81
MELVERN  1.88 0 0 0.34 P 1.08
PERRY  1.47 0 0 0.3 F 2.19
BIG HILL  1.4 0 0 0.31 F 3.87
MILFORD  1.19 0.13 0 0.49 G 1.44
CEDAR BLUFF  1.17 0 0 0.29 P 0.84
CLINTON  1.06 0 0 0.29 P 1.52
KANOPOLIS  0.79 0 0 0.27 F 0.39
LOVEWELL  0.63 0 0 0.26 P 0.66
TORONTO  0.63 0 0 0.27 P 0.27
EL DORADO  0.25 0 0 0 P 0.5
WEBSTER  0.25 0 0 0.36 0.54
COUNCIL GROVE  0.17 0 0 0.26 F 0.63
WILSON  0.13 0 0 0.26 P 0.23
TUTTLE CREEK  0.13 0 0 0.32 P 0.17
POMONA  0.13 0 0 0 P 0.1
GLEN ELDER  0.05 0 0 0.21 P 0.07
ELK CITY  0 0 0 0.11 P 0.04
KIRWIN  0 0 0 0.08 0.06

+Channel Catfish Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>16”) (>24”) (>28”) (lbs.)   (>16”)
BIG HILL  4.6 0.1 0 9.61 G 5.2
POMONA  4.33 0.17 0 7.34 G 3.18
CLINTON  4.31 0.19 0 5.8 G 4.15
ELK CITY  4.3 0.4 0 6.81 E 3.45
KANOPOLIS  3.95 0 0 4.41 G 4.79
MELVERN  3.38 0.19 0 7.22 G 3.1
HILLSDALE  3.25 0.08 0 4.88 F 2.5
PERRY  2.65 0.25 0.05 9.7 G 3.15
GLEN ELDER  2.63 0.38 0.17 14.37 G 2.26
TORONTO  2.42 0.58 0.25 10.36 G 1.58
MARION  2.25 0.33 0 9.94 G 4.25
WILSON  1.87 0.13 0 6.03 G 2.91
MILFORD  1.7 0.05 0 7.49 G 1.45
LACYGNE  1.5 0.08 0 6 G 1.01
COUNCIL GROVE  1.47 0 0 4.2 G 1.07
KIRWIN  1.42 0.58 0.17 17.59 1.03
WEBSTER  1.4 0 0 3.89 0.77
LOVEWELL  1.29 0.06 0.06 9.36 G 1.47
WOLF CREEK  1.06 0 0 3.97 F 2.13
CHENEY  1 0.2 0 9.22 G 1.37
FALL RIVER  1 0.3 0.1 8.35 G 1.37
TUTTLE CREEK  0.75 0.05 0.05 8.29 F 0.37
JOHN REDMOND  0.6 0.4 0.2 13.49 G 0.42
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  0.5 0.38 0 8.51 0.67
EL DORADO  0.47 0.13 0.07 10.01 G 0.71
CEDAR BLUFF  0.45 0.05 0 5.01 F 0.45v

+White Bass Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>9”) (>12”) (>15”) (lbs.)   (>9”)
POMONA  23.5 11.58 0.92 2.28 G 11.63
CEDAR BLUFF  14.32 11.64 7.36 1.92 E 12.72
KANOPOLIS  12.14 10.9 2.81 2.79 G 12.64
JOHN REDMOND  10.85 7.55 0.6 2.89 G 9.38
PERRY  9.4 4.25 0.4 2.51 G 7.12
MELVERN  8.31 8.06 3.38 2.45 G 7
CHENEY  7.5 6.15 4.15 2.34 G 7.87
KIRWIN  7.08 6.08 1.08 2.06 4.25
CLINTON  6.44 5.56 2.38 2.38 G 9.75
ELK CITY  6.1 0.6 0.1 2.12 G 3.45
WEBSTER  6 4.8 0.2 1.52 11.03
TORONTO  5.58 3.25 0.5 3.02 G 3
FALL RIVER  5.3 3.2 0.8 2.61 G 5.01
HILLSDALE  4.5 3.75 0.08 1.71 F 5.5
GLEN ELDER  3.58 3.46 1.63 2.41 F 7.17
LACYGNE  3.25 2.92 0.33 1.77 F 3.72
LOVEWELL  2.53 0.71 0 1.64 F 3.53
WOLF CREEK  2.44 2.31 0.56 2.2 G 3.26
WILSON  2.33 2.33 2.2 3.04 P 2.33
MARION  1.83 1.67 0 1.46 G 4.98
COUNCIL GROVE  1.8 1.6 0.33 2.28 G 2.04
EL DORADO  1.67 1.4 0 1.41 F 1.89
MILFORD  0.75 0.7 0.2 1.8 F 0.48
BIG HILL  0.3 0.3 0.1 2.16 G 2.36
TUTTLE CREEK  0.25 0.2 0.15 2.07 P 0.4

+Redear Sunfish Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>7”) (>9”) (>11”) (lbs.)   (>7”)
CLINTON  0.06 0 0 0.42 P 0.06
MELVERN  0.06 0 0 0.34 P 0.03
LACYGNE  0.06 0 0 0.37 P 0.06
ELK CITY  0 0 0 0 P 0
HILLSDALE  0 0 0 0.12 P 0

+Blue Catfish Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>20”) (>30”) (>35”) (lbs.)   (>20”)
WOLF CREEK  1.75 0.25 0.06 25.35 G 2.08
CLINTON  1.25 0 0 4.55 F 0.46
MILFORD  0.75 0.1 0 31 G 1.07
EL DORADO  0.73 0.13 0 14.75 G 0.71
LOVEWELL  0.41 0 0 5.91 F 0.34
WILSON  0.33 0 0 7.74 F 0.37
PERRY  0.2 0 0 5.28 F 0.08
MELVERN  0.19 0.06 0 21.02 F 0.15
TUTTLE CREEK  0.1 0.05 0 19.62 F 0.12
LACYGNE  0.08 0 0 4.5 F 0.1
JOHN REDMOND  0.05 0.05 0 16.09 P 0.03
CHENEY  0 0 0 0.07 P 0.11
ELK CITY  0 0 0 1.28 F 0

+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  43.5 36.7 3.6 1.98 E 37
TORONTO  25.81 17.81 3.13 2.03 G 13.65
ELK CITY  22.38 8.38 0.5 1.41 E 8.64
LACYGNE  16.88 9.63 1.44 1.36 G 12.52
MARION  16.29 6.43 0.71 1.5 G 16.29
HILLSDALE  15.81 7.25 0.19 0.94 G 24.08
FALL RIVER  13.5 7.69 2.06 1.84 G 8.94
LOVEWELL  9.63 2.81 1.81 1.59 G 11.15
BIG HILL  8.9 4 0.2 0.73 E 7.07
POMONA  8.19 2.56 0.69 1.38 G 7.98
PERRY  8.05 1.47 0 0.82 F 21.35
CLINTON  6.5 2.06 0.56 1.31 F 11.38
MILFORD  5.63 2.25 0.5 1.6 G 4.65
KANOPOLIS  3.5 0.93 0 0.78 F 2.31
WOLF CREEK  3.38 2.19 1.25 1.63 F 4.21
TUTTLE CREEK  2.81 2.44 0.56 1.12 F 2.94
EL DORADO  2.75 1.81 0.56 1.48 G 5.69
MELVERN  2.25 0.63 0.38 1.4 F 2.42
CEDAR BLUFF  2.11 0.44 0.44 1.66 F 0.92
COUNCIL GROVE  2 0.42 0.08 1 G 3.55
WEBSTER  1.25 0.38 0.25 1.45 0.79
KIRWIN  1.13 0.63 0.31 1.45 2.46
GLEN ELDER  0.95 0.35 0.1 1.12 P 1.16
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  0.5 0.38 0.25 1.21 0.54
WILSON  0 0 0 0.02 P 0.4
Stocking Records Information

+Blue Catfish Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Number Stocked Source
CHENEY RESERVOIR RESV 10/16/14 9505 FARLINGTON HATCHERY
TUTTLE CREEK RESERVOIR RESV 09/17/14 21963 MISSOURI
GLEN ELDER RESERVOIR RESV 10/16/14 13004 FARLINGTON HATCHERY
WILSON RESERVOIR RESV 10/16/14 9112 FARLINGTON HATCHERY
LOVEWELL RESERVOIR RESV 10/16/14 3087 FARLINGTON HATCHERY
KANOPOLIS RESERVOIR RESV 10/16/14 3087 FARLINGTON HATCHERY
ELK CITY RESERVOIR RESV 10/16/14 21427 FARLINGTON HATCHERY
ELK CITY RESERVOIR RESV 10/17/14 24091 FARLINGTON HATCHERY
TUTTLE CREEK RESERVOIR RESV 10/16/14 2832 FARLINGTON HATCHERY
    Total Requested 70400  
    Total Stocked 108108