HorseThief Reservoir Fishing Information
Jetmore, KS 67854
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method, Location|
|Crappie||Slow||Crappie in deeper water. Jigs or minnows fished vertically over deep drop-offs or over the fish attractors should work. May also pick up a few on small crankbaits.|
|Channel catfish||Good||Nightcrawlers, liver or shrimp up in the creek channel|
|Largemouth bass||Slow||Largemouth bass should fall for topwater baits early in the morning and late in the day. Flipping plastics or casting spinnerbaits, jigs and crankbaits should work the rest of the day. These fish are really scattered after the lake filled.|
|Bluegill||Slow||Worms under bobbers|
|Walleye||Slow||Jig and nightcrawlers along the dam and on points.|
Call the Dodge City office at 620-227-8609 if you have additional questions about fishing.
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
Additional License Required: A trout permit is required to fish for and possess trout during the trout season.