Pomona Reservoir Fishing Information

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Pomona Reservoir Map
This Location does have Boat Access
Fishing Forecast
Counties:
GPS:
N38 39.580 W95 36.012
Surface Acres:
4,000 acres
Maximum Depth:
50 feet
Normal Lake Level:
974 msl
Current Lake Level:
full pool
Lake Temperature:
normal

Directions - 25 miles S of Topeka

Kansas Department of Wildlife & Parks

785-828-4933

Don George,KDWP&T Fisheries Biologist, 913-795-2218

US Army Corps of Engineers - Pomona Lake Daily Information

This lake has zebra mussels.  Please take care and do not transfer water, and clean, drain and dry all equipment.

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Fishing Forecast Information

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+Walleye Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>15”) (>20”) (>25”) (lbs.)   (>15”)
CEDAR BLUFF  3.73 0.59 0.05 5.96 G 3.3
WILSON  3.43 0.13 0 3.77 G 2.37
EL DORADO  2.73 1 0.2 6.75 G 2.76
GLEN ELDER  2.42 0.13 0 4.29 G 2.72
KIRWIN  2.08 0.67 0.08 6.23 4.42
CHENEY  1.75 0.5 0 4.96 E 2.99
MARION  1.67 0.58 0 4.74 G 2.21
MILFORD  1.55 0.1 0 3.17 G 1.38
WEBSTER  1.3 0 0 2.64 3.4
HILLSDALE  1.08 0.33 0 5.6 F 0.64
WOLF CREEK  0.56 0.06 0 3.53 F 0.42
COUNCIL GROVE  0.47 0.2 0 4.07 F 0.47
LOVEWELL  0.29 0.18 0.06 7.18 P 1.12
POMONA  0.25 0 0 2.47 P 0.27
CLINTON  0.19 0.06 0 4.22 F 0.4
BIG HILL  0.1 0.1 0 4.17 P 0.1
MELVERN  0.06 0 0 1.23 F 0.38
KANOPOLIS  0 0 0 1.14 P 0.04

+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

+Black Crappie Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Bioligist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>8”) (>10”) (>12”) (lbs.)   (>8”)
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  2.00 0.75 0.13 1.44 2.58
MARION  1.71 0.43 0.14 1.08 P 1.71
LOVEWELL  1.38 0.19 0.00 0.84 F 1.83
BIG HILL  1.30 0.00 0.00 0.49 F 0.83
CEDAR BLUFF  0.78 0.17 0.11 1.17 F 1.60
MILFORD  0.69 0.38 0.06 1.00 F 0.69
WEBSTER  0.63 0.50 0.13 1.02 1.25
KIRWIN  0.63 0.50 0.44 1.37 2.48
WILSON  0.27 0.20 0.00 1.04 P 0.19
GLEN ELDER  0.20 0.00 0.00 0.41 P 0.15
LACYGNE  0.19 0.06 0.00 0.91 P 0.19
PERRY  0.16 0.11 0.00 0.72 P 0.39
FALL RIVER  0.13 0.06 0.00 0.63 P 0.06
TORONTO  0.13 0.06 0.00 0.73 P 0.08
EL DORADO  0.06 0.06 0.00 0.64 P 0.13
HILLSDALE  0.06 0.00 0.00 0.41 P 0.54
CLINTON  0.06 0.00 0.00 0.45 P 0.29
POMONA  0.06 0.00 0.00 0.35 P 0.06
KANOPOLIS  0.00 0.00 0.00 0.20 F 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

+Wiper Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>12”) (>15”) (>20”) (lbs.)   (>12”)
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  11.38 5.13 0.13 14.67 10.96
EL DORADO  8 0.2 0 4.12 G 6.96
MILFORD  8 0.5 0.05 5.2 G 4.92
MARION  6.17 1.33 0 5.38 E 6.08
KIRWIN  5.25 0.33 0 4.7 5.92
CHENEY  5.1 1.05 0.05 6.15 G 4.56
CEDAR BLUFF  4.55 2.23 0.23 6.31 G 3.57
GLEN ELDER  3.46 0.96 0 6.31 G 2.06
CLINTON  2.88 1.63 0 6.06 G 2.67
WEBSTER  2.2 0 0 3.06 4.83
COUNCIL GROVE  2.13 1.53 0 5.49 G 2.54
POMONA  2 0.75 0 5.03 F 1.83
KANOPOLIS  1.9 1.14 0 6.33 G 1.94
LOVEWELL  1.29 0.18 0 5.37 F 1.17
LACYGNE  1.08 0.33 0 4.56 F 1.81
WOLF CREEK  1 0.06 0 5.51 G 0.64
WILSON  0.1 0 0 2.56 P 0.1
JOHN REDMOND  0.1 0 0 2.38 P 0.05

+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

+Palmetto Bass/Wiper Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Number Stocked Source
FARLINGTON FISH HATCHERY OTHR 07/16/15 8363 - FARLINGTON HATCHERY
CHENEY RESERVOIR RESV 06/03/15 95500 - PRATT HATCHERY
LACYGNE RESERVOIR RESV 06/10/15 20800 - PRATT HATCHERY
WELLINGTON CITY LAKE COML 06/11/15 3375 - PRATT HATCHERY
SABETHA - PONY CREEK LAKE COML 06/11/15 1000 - PRATT HATCHERY
HORTON-LITTLE LAKE COML 06/11/15 200 - PRATT HATCHERY
POMONA RESERVOIR RESV 06/11/15 40000 - PRATT HATCHERY
KANOPOLIS RESERVOIR RESV 06/03/15 17500 - PRATT HATCHERY
OLATHE - LAKE OLATHE COML 06/16/15 904 - FARLINGTON HATCHERY
MARION COUNTY LAKE COML 06/11/15 1530 - PRATT HATCHERY
MELVERN RIVER POND WMAS 06/10/15 900 - PRATT HATCHERY
JEFFREY ENERGY CENTER-MAKE UP LAKE WMAS 06/11/15 1250 - PRATT HATCHERY
EL DORADO RESERVOIR RESV 06/11/15 45006 - PRATT HATCHERY
EL DORADO RESERVOIR RESV 06/16/15 18087 - FARLINGTON HATCHERY
JEFFREY ENG. CTR.-AUX. MAKEUP LAKE WMAS 06/11/15 1380 - PRATT HATCHERY
CENTRALIA CITY LAKE COML 06/11/15 1600 - PRATT HATCHERY
HORTON-MISSION LAKE COML 06/11/15 1000 - PRATT HATCHERY
PAOLA CITY LAKE(Lake Miola) COML 06/16/15 904 - FARLINGTON HATCHERY
LEAVENWORTH STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 06/11/15 1000 - PRATT HATCHERY
ATCHISON CITY LAKE #7 COML 06/11/15 400 - PRATT HATCHERY
WINFIELD CITY LAKE COML 06/11/15 12500 - PRATT HATCHERY
MIDDLE CREEK STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 06/16/15 1455 - FARLINGTON HATCHERY
    Total Requested 289435  
    Total Stocked 274654  

+Walleye Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Number Stocked Source
MILFORD RESERVOIR RESV 04/17/15 6600000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
HILLSDALE RESERVOIR RESV 04/07/15 3700000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
OKLAHOMA   04/01/15 3000000 - PRATT HATCHERY
COMMERCIAL FISH GROWER   04/08/15 235000 - PRATT HATCHERY
PRATT FISH HATCHERY OTHR 04/11/15 670000 - PRATT HATCHERY
EL DORADO RESERVOIR RESV 04/01/15 374900 - PRATT HATCHERY
EL DORADO RESERVOIR RESV 04/02/15 2870450 - PRATT HATCHERY
CLINTON RESERVOIR RESV 04/07/15 3700000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
WOODSON STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 04/08/15 270000 - PRATT HATCHERY
HERINGTON CITY LAKE-NEW COML 04/10/15 600000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
HOLTON - BANNER CREEK LAKE COML 04/02/15 575000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
JEFFREY ENG. CTR.-AUX. MAKEUP LAKE WMAS 04/07/15 475000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
MELVERN RESERVOIR RESV 04/03/15 2213090 - PRATT HATCHERY
YATES CENTER CITY LAKE-NEW COML 04/08/15 300000 - PRATT HATCHERY
MELVERN RESERVOIR RESV 04/04/15 3887400 - PRATT HATCHERY
MELVERN RESERVOIR RESV 04/08/15 415000 - PRATT HATCHERY
YATES CENTER-SOUTH OWL LAKE COML 04/08/15 150000 - PRATT HATCHERY
SABETHA - PONY CREEK LAKE COML 04/02/15 300000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
JEFFREY ENERGY CENTER-MAKE UP LAKE WMAS 04/07/15 375000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
LEAVENWORTH STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 04/14/15 200000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
(FISH) JEFFERSON CO-BARROW FISH 04/02/15 50000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
WINFIELD CITY LAKE COML 04/01/15 1200000 - PRATT HATCHERY
(FISH) GRAHAM CO-TREXLER POND FISH   0  
EL DORADO RESERVOIR RESV 04/07/15 800000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
CARBONDALE CITY LAKE - EAST COML 04/14/15 200000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
FARLINGTON FISH HATCHERY OTHR 04/15/15 450000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
EL DORADO RESERVOIR RESV 04/16/15 500000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
HILLSDALE RESERVOIR RESV 04/17/15 1700000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
EL DORADO RESERVOIR RESV 04/17/15 500000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
POMONA RESERVOIR RESV 04/23/15 700000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
MELVERN RESERVOIR RESV 04/14/15 500000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
MILFORD FISH HATCHERY OTHR 04/01/15 125000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
CLINTON RESERVOIR RESV 04/14/15 500000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
MEADE FISH REARING STATION RPND 04/24/15 24600 - MILFORD HATCHERY
MILFORD FISH HATCHERY OTHR 04/17/15 175000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
    Total Requested 34153600  
    Total Stocked 38335440