Council Grove Reservoir Fishing Information

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GPS:
38.690602 -96.495552
Surface Acres:
3,280 acres
Maximum Depth:
56 feet
Normal Lake Level:
1274 msl
Current Lake Level:
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Council Grove, KS

1 mile N of Council Grove

Council Grove Lake Office - (620) 767- 5195

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Fishing Forecast Information

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+Saugeye Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Bioligist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>14”) (>18”) (>22”) (lbs.)   (>14”)
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 9.00 3.40 0.00 3.64 G 12.97
KANOPOLIS 3.42 1.50 0.25 4.61 G 7.47
COUNCIL GROVE 1.50 1.33 0.42 4.59 G 5.56
TUTTLE CREEK 0.25 0.20 0.00 3.36 F 3.43

+Black Crappie Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Bioligist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>8”) (>10”) (>12”) (lbs.)   (>8”)
JOHN REDMOND 4.25 0.42 0.00 1.04 F 4.13
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 2.25 1.63 1.00 1.69 G 3.38
KIRWIN 1.56 1.56 0.50 1.25 G 2.88
CEDAR BLUFF 1.39 1.28 0.61 1.47 F 2.34
LOVEWELL 1.20 1.13 0.00 1.00 F 3.44
PERRY 0.71 0.12 0.00 0.60 P 0.44
BIG HILL 0.70 0.00 0.00 0.42 G 0.43
HILLSDALE 0.44 0.00 0.00 0.43 P 0.77
WEBSTER 0.38 0.25 0.00 1.03 F 3.44
CLINTON 0.25 0.19 0.06 1.09 P 0.31
WILSON 0.19 0.06 0.00 0.87 P 0.13
EL DORADO 0.13 0.00 0.00 0.35 P 0.15
KANOPOLIS 0.13 0.00 0.00 0.44 F 0.10
GLEN ELDER 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 P 0.24
FALL RIVER 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.11 P 0.00
MELVERN 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 P 0.03
COUNCIL GROVE 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 P 0.13
TORONTO 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.12 P 0.04

+Flathead Catfish Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Bioligist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>20”) (>28”) (>34”) (lbs.)   (>20”)
EL DORADO 0.33 0.00 0.00 5.67 G 0.16
TORONTO 0.33 0.08 0.00 6.21 G 0.17
WEBSTER 0.30 0.20 0.10 46.63 F 0.26
GLEN ELDER 0.17 0.04 0.00 7.05 G 0.13
COUNCIL GROVE 0.17 0.08 0.08 14.66 G 0.17
FALL RIVER 0.17 0.00 0.00 5.03 G 0.16
LOVEWELL 0.12 0.00 0.00 3.76 G 0.13
KANOPOLIS 0.08 0.00 0.00 4.10 F 0.08
KIRWIN 0.08 0.00 0.00 4.37 F 0.22
CEDAR BLUFF 0.06 0.00 0.00 1.56 F 0.06
PERRY 0.05 0.05 0.05 15.54 F 0.08
HILLSDALE 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.29 F 0.04
POMONA 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.84 F 0.08

+Bluegill Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Bioligist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>6”) (>8”) (>10”) (lbs.)   (>6”)
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 11.50 3.63 0.00 0.64 G 17.29
BIG HILL 5.00 0.10 0.00 0.35 G 4.97
PERRY 4.24 0.00 0.00 0.32 F 2.22
HILLSDALE 2.44 0.00 0.00 0.27 F 8.02
JOHN REDMOND 2.00 0.00 0.00 0.33 P 1.25
CLINTON 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.34 P 1.96
MILFORD 1.44 0.19 0.00 0.50 F 2.98
WOLF CREEK 1.38 0.06 0.00 0.53 F 2.01
LACYGNE 1.00 0.00 0.00 0.32 F 1.67
CHENEY 0.88 0.00 0.00 0.00 P 0.88
WEBSTER 0.88 0.00 0.00 0.34 F 2.44
MELVERN 0.69 0.00 0.00 0.29 P 0.77
EL DORADO 0.63 0.00 0.00 0.00 P 0.44
WILSON 0.56 0.00 0.00 0.31 P 0.42
CEDAR BLUFF 0.44 0.00 0.00 0.36 P 1.07
FALL RIVER 0.38 0.00 0.00 0.35 P 0.15
COUNCIL GROVE 0.31 0.00 0.00 0.11 P 0.63
LOVEWELL 0.27 0.07 0.00 0.68 P 1.52
TORONTO 0.13 0.00 0.00 0.17 P 0.06
KIRWIN 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.23 F 0.35
TUTTLE CREEK 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.00 P 0.71
POMONA 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.15 F 0.15
GLEN ELDER 0.04 0.04 0.00 1.00 P 0.29
KANOPOLIS 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 P 0.04

+White Bass Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Bioligist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>9”) (>12”) (>15”) (lbs.)   (>9”)
KANOPOLIS 23.92 15.83 2.92 2.84 E 11.51
JOHN REDMOND 12.95 8.90 0.25 2.93 E 8.64
WEBSTER 11.10 10.20 1.00 1.73 G 11.20
CLINTON 9.88 8.31 1.88 1.95 G 11.42
CEDAR BLUFF 8.50 8.06 3.69 2.18 G 14.07
PERRY 8.35 2.60 0.20 1.96 G 6.52
CHENEY 8.20 7.00 2.80 2.78 G 6.67
MARION 8.13 4.13 0.88 2.03 G 8.69
FALL RIVER 7.33 4.50 2.17 2.82 G 5.74
GLEN ELDER 6.92 5.75 1.67 2.07 G 13.14
MELVERN 6.13 5.75 1.81 2.31 F 5.83
HILLSDALE 5.92 3.92 0.17 1.85 F 4.36
POMONA 5.63 4.19 0.25 1.76 G 6.69
BIG HILL 3.78 3.56 0.44 1.59 F 4.39
LACYGNE 2.31 2.19 0.38 2.08 G 2.80
KIRWIN 2.25 1.42 0.50 1.94 G 3.42
WILSON 2.17 2.17 1.40 2.41 F 2.86
LOVEWELL 2.06 1.94 0.24 1.73 F 4.84
WOLF CREEK 1.94 1.88 0.06 1.57 G 3.91
EL DORADO 1.93 1.40 0.07 1.34 F 2.44
COUNCIL GROVE 1.75 1.25 0.08 1.74 F 2.89
TORONTO 1.17 0.83 0.42 2.43 F 2.64
TUTTLE CREEK 0.45 0.45 0.35 2.41 P 3.27
MILFORD 0.20 0.20 0.00 1.46 F 0.60

+Channel Catfish Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Bioligist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>16”) (>24”) (>28”) (lbs.)   (>16”)
MARION 6.25 1.25 0.25 10.41 E 4.75
BIG HILL 5.11 0.00 0.00 4.78 G 5.24
CLINTON 3.69 0.19 0.00 8.33 G 4.48
KANOPOLIS 3.67 0.00 0.00 4.37 G 5.56
WOLF CREEK 3.63 0.00 0.00 5.07 G 2.13
HILLSDALE 3.17 0.50 0.17 10.26 G 2.28
WILSON 3.07 0.33 0.07 12.33 G 3.04
POMONA 2.63 0.19 0.06 9.81 G 2.28
PERRY 2.60 0.20 0.05 8.49 G 3.45
MELVERN 2.50 0.06 0.00 5.18 F 3.15
FALL RIVER 2.00 0.67 0.00 8.51 G 1.47
GLEN ELDER 1.83 0.46 0.04 9.61 G 2.32
KIRWIN 1.33 0.25 0.00 8.26 F 1.06
CHENEY 1.27 0.20 0.00 7.54 G 1.69
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 1.20 0.50 0.20 13.49 F 0.80
TORONTO 1.17 0.17 0.00 5.95 G 1.61
LOVEWELL 1.12 0.24 0.06 7.70 G 2.11
COUNCIL GROVE 1.08 0.08 0.00 5.14 G 1.14
MILFORD 1.05 0.05 0.00 5.30 F 1.48
EL DORADO 0.93 0.20 0.00 7.76 F 1.22
LACYGNE 0.63 0.00 0.00 6.50 G 1.39
CEDAR BLUFF 0.38 0.06 0.00 4.83 F 0.52
JOHN REDMOND 0.15 0.05 0.00 5.78 F 0.33
WEBSTER 0.10 0.00 0.00 1.46 F 0.52
TUTTLE CREEK 0.10 0.00 0.00 0.83 F 0.68

+Wiper Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Bioligist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>12”) (>15”) (>20”) (lbs.)   (>12”)
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 11.10 3.20 0.00 6.34 G 8.50
EL DORADO 7.80 0.67 0.00 5.27 G 4.82
MARION 6.00 1.88 0.13 6.50 E 5.50
WEBSTER 5.60 0.20 0.00 4.17 G 4.66
CHENEY 3.93 1.53 0.13 7.30 G 3.86
KANOPOLIS 3.67 1.08 0.00 4.61 G 1.31
KIRWIN 3.33 0.50 0.00 6.38 G 5.50
CEDAR BLUFF 3.00 1.50 0.00 5.02 G 3.23
COUNCIL GROVE 2.75 0.42 0.00 4.14 G 2.19
POMONA 2.25 0.38 0.00 4.38 G 1.71
LACYGNE 2.00 0.69 0.00 6.84 G 1.53
MILFORD 1.90 0.70 0.15 7.92 G 5.20
LOVEWELL 1.71 0.18 0.06 5.88 G 0.94
CLINTON 1.69 1.31 0.00 5.46 F 2.35
GLEN ELDER 0.92 0.50 0.04 5.59 G 1.45
WOLF CREEK 0.81 0.00 0.00 2.80 F 0.33
JOHN REDMOND 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.24 P 0.00

+White Crappie Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Bioligist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>8”) (>10”) (>12”) (lbs.)   (>8”)
JOHN REDMOND 32.00 22.17 2.92 1.61 E 33.75
PERRY 26.00 6.88 0.06 0.88 G 22.08
HILLSDALE 16.94 5.69 0.13 1.09 G 29.69
TORONTO 8.13 4.69 1.25 1.98 G 8.82
CLINTON 7.31 3.94 0.19 1.29 F 11.19
LACYGNE 6.06 4.81 0.25 2.98 E 8.46
EL DORADO 5.75 3.38 0.31 1.59 G 5.71
BIG HILL 4.50 3.00 0.20 0.82 G 6.43
MILFORD 4.13 2.44 0.69 1.12 F 5.46
FALL RIVER 3.75 1.81 0.56 1.73 G 5.79
WOLF CREEK 3.50 2.63 2.13 1.46 G 4.17
LOVEWELL 2.67 2.53 0.33 1.01 F 23.47
KIRWIN 2.56 2.19 1.88 1.81 G 2.63
POMONA 1.44 0.81 0.00 0.77 G 8.77
KANOPOLIS 1.13 0.50 0.13 0.90 F 0.65
TUTTLE CREEK 1.13 0.88 0.13 0.96 F 4.27
GLEN ELDER 0.83 0.79 0.54 1.20 F 1.41
MELVERN 0.81 0.69 0.06 0.97 P 4.83
WILSON 0.75 0.50 0.44 1.73 P 0.42
COUNCIL GROVE 0.56 0.38 0.06 0.66 F 4.41
WEBSTER 0.50 0.25 0.13 1.24 F 1.13
CEDAR BLUFF 0.39 0.33 0.28 1.22 F 5.01
CHENEY 0.13 0.00 0.00 0.00 F 0.13
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 0.13 0.00 0.00 0.32 F 0.63

+Spotted Bass Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Bioligist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>11”) (>14”) (>17”) (lbs.)   (>11”)
BOURBON SFL 42.16 0.00 0.00 1.01 E 24.83
COUNCIL GROVE CITY LAKE 28.43 7.84 0.00 1.70 G 28.43
HOWARD-POLK DANIELS LAKE 28.24 10.59 0.00 2.18 G 18.32
WILSON SFL 20.96 5.99 0.00 2.58 E 29.96
CRAWFORD SFL 9.80 5.39 0.49 2.27 F 11.24
EUREKA CITY LAKE 9.80 0.98 0.00 1.32 G 8.21
CHASE SFL 8.82 0.98 0.00 2.20 G 7.35
MARION CO. LAKE 7.06 1.18 0.00 1.48 F 3.79
WINFIELD CITY LAKE 3.53 2.35 0.59 2.47 G 3.53

+Walleye Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Bioligist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>15”) (>20”) (>25”) (lbs.)   (>15”)
GRIDLEY CITY LAKE 7.00 0.00 0.00 2.23 G 3.67
PRATT CO. LAKE 2.00 1.00 0.00 3.06 G 4.00
HORSETHIEF 1.50 0.50 0.00 4.42 F 1.61
SABETHA - PONY CREEK LAKE 1.33 1.17 0.33 7.37 F 1.39
CLARK SFL 1.25 0.00 0.00 2.02 F 0.97
HOLTON - BANNER CREEK LAKE 1.25 0.75 0.13 5.72 F 1.96
GARNETT CITY LAKE-NORTH 1.00 1.00 0.00 4.89 F 0.92
CRITZER LAKE 1.00 0.83 0.00 5.09 G 0.78
COUNCIL GROVE CITY LAKE 0.83 0.00 0.00 1.59 F 0.79
JEFFREY EC - MAKE UP LAKE 0.67 0.33 0.00 3.71 F 0.72
BARBER SFL-LOWER 0.67 0.00 0.00 1.31 F 0.83
YATES CENTER-SOUTH OWL LAKE 0.67 0.17 0.00 2.71 F 0.83
YATES CENTER CITY LAKE-NEW 0.67 0.17 0.00 4.63 F 0.92
BOURBON CO. LAKE 0.67 0.33 0.00 2.84 G 0.67
JEFFREY EC- AUX. MAKEUP LAKE 0.63 0.13 0.00 3.39 F 0.71
WINFIELD CITY LAKE 0.60 0.40 0.00 5.31 F 1.17
SHAWNEE SFL 0.50 0.50 0.00 0.00 F 0.61
MELVERN RIVER POND 0.50 0.50 0.00 4.35 P 0.50
SCOTT STATE LAKE 0.42 0.33 0.00 5.87 F 0.60
ALMA CITY LAKE 0.33 0.33 0.00 4.59 F 0.17
ATCHISON SFL 0.25 0.25 0.00 4.08 P 0.25
CARBONDALE CITY LAKE - EAST 0.17 0.17 0.00 4.22 P 0.17
LEAVENWORTH SFL 0.17 0.00 0.00 1.17 P 0.56
SHAWNEE CO.-LAKE SHAWNEE 0.13 0.00 0.00 1.23 P 0.25
HERINGTON CITY LAKE-NEW 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.30 F 0.83