Cimarron Grasslands Fishing Pits Fishing Information
8 miles N of Elkhart
USDA Forest Service
Additional License Required: A trout permit is required to fish for and possess trout during the trout season.
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method, Location|
|Rainbow Trout||Fair||2 fish per pound||Try small spinners, spoons, power bait, worms, corn and small crankbaits.|
Monthly stockings of fish begin in November and will continue through February. Most trout are 10 inches in length when stocked, and average 1/2 lb. each. The Cimarron National Grasslands Meade SFL is a Type 2 trout area, a trout permit is required only for those fishing for trout.
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
Southwest Region Trout Stocking Schedule
Department-owned Waters - Trout Stockings Season by KDWPT
Scott State Park|
October 30||October 30||October 30||October 30|
November 28||November 28||November 28||November 28|
|3rd Stocking||January 5||January 9||January 9||January 5|
|4th Stocking (Estimated February 20-28)|
|Estimated Trout stocked to date||5,300||1,880||1,320||1,440|
|Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2016-17 Season||6,930||3,930||2,640||1,980|
Community Lake Stockings - Please contact local city offices for dates of stockings if not listed below
Great Bend |
Dodge City |
|1st Stocking||November 10||November 6||November 16|
|2nd Stocking||December 22||December 20||December 20|
|3rd Stocking||January 23||January 23|
|Estimated Trout stocked to date||2650||1,200||820|
|Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2016-17 Season||3400||1,700||1,000|