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||No report||Up to 2.5 lbs||Try jigs and finesse plastics around sunny banks later in the day daily warm-up.|
|Walleye||Slow||No report||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||Fair||9 inches||Try jigs or minnows 1-3 feet deep around brush or vegetation|
|Channel catfish||No report||No report||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.|
Crappie and largemouth should be moving shallow and getting ready to spawn. Saw really good numbers of largemouth bass while electrofishing this past week.
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