Barber State Fishing Lake - Lower Fishing Information
NE Edge of Medicine Lodge
Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism
Dodge City Office 620-227-8609
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method, & Location|
|Crappie||No report||Up to 12 inches||Fish any deeper brush or vegetation you can find from 6 to 15 feet of water. Use minnows, roadrunners, or jigs.|
|Channel catfish||No report||Up to 5 lbs||Try prepared stink bait, cut bait or liver under a bobber or on the bottom. Also try drifting night crawlers off of points and flats.|
|Largemouth bass||No report||Up to 4 lbs||Typical early summer patterns. Try crankbaits, jigs, grubs and topwater baits.|
|Bluegill||No report||Up to 8 inches||Try small jigs, crickets or worms under a bobber around brush and rock piles.|
|Walleye||No report||Up to 4 lbs||Walleye should be on the points & flats. Try jig & minnow or worms|
Bluegill should be about done spawning and most species should be in typical summer time patterns. Walleye are setting up on the points and flats. Water temperature n the high 70's to low 80's.
If you would like to contribute a fishing report, you may also call the Dodge City Regional office at 620-227-8609.
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