Olathe - Lake Olathe Fishing Information
City of Olathe 913-971-6263
1 ½ miles West of Olathe (K-7) on Dennis Avenue
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method, & Location|
|Bluegill||Good||Up to 8 inches||Livebait under a bobber fished near shoreline structure.|
|Channel Catfish||Good||Up to 5 lbs.||Live and prepared baits fished near mainlake points and other shoreline structure.|
|Largemouth Bass||Good||Up to 6 lb.||Largemouth bass are currently being caught in the flooded water willow. High abundance of largemouth bass with the majority of the largemouth bass obtaining 12-20 inches in length.|
|Saugeye||Fair||Up to 3 lbs.||Jigs tipped with a nightcrawler fished on the flat.|
|Wiper||Fair||Up to 11 lbs.||Jigs fished near mainlake points.|
|White Crappie||Fair||Most fish around 9 inches, but some up to 13 inches.||Jigs or minnows fished near brushpiles.|
Caution!!! Asian Carp have made there way up stream to below Lake Olathe dam.
Remember it is illegal to move fish from below dam to above the dam or use fish captured below dam for bait above the dam.
|Fishing Population||Creel Limit||Min Length Limit|
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination