Barber State Fishing Lake - Lower Fishing Information
NE Edge of Medicine Lodge
Kansas Department of WIldlife &amp; Parks
Dodge City Office 620-227-8609
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method, Location|
|Largemouth bass||Try jigs and finesse plastics around sunny banks later in the day daily warm-up.|
|Walleye||Try jigs tipped with worms, minnows or leaches or small minnow type crank baits as the bottom presentation. You can also try slab spoons.|
|Crappie||Fish around any deeper brush or vegetation you can find especially in the creek channels or around a drop-offs. Use minnows, small slab spoons, or jigs.|
|Channel catfish||Try prepared stinkbait, cut bait or liver under a bobber or on the bottom. They tend to feed on the wind blown side of the lake. Cooling temps have catfish more active.|
This is a generic winter fishing report, other than rainbow trout, this generic winter fishing report will be updated only if a hot report is reported to theDodge Cityoffice at 620-227-8609. Local fishing reports depend on information from local anglers themselves. Regular weekly fishing reports will resume in April 2016.
If you would like to post a fishing report go to http://ksfishing.blogspot.com/ and post a report for Region 3 and the lake you have been fishing. You may also call the Dodge City Regional office as 620-227-8609 to make a report.
Please discard of leftover bait in a trash can, even baitfish. Remember it is illegal to release any fish into public water unless it was taken from that water!
A Dodge City District newsletter is available. Information about fishing and fisheries management throughout southwest Kansas will be updated at least twice each year. If you would like to subscribe to this newsletter you can go to the following link to get on the mailing list. http://kdwp.state.ks.us/news/KDWP-Info/News/Newsletter-Request-Forms/Request-a-Newsletter-for-the-Dodge-City-Fishing-District