Coffey County Lake Fishing Information
No fees required. No reservations required
Must always wear a life jacket.
No trotlines or setlines will be allowed.
Open 30 minutes after sunup to 30 minutes before sundown
Closed during winter under certain weather conditions. Call the gatehouse at 620-364-2475
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Methods, Locations|
|largemouth bass||Fair||8 in to 18 inches||Jigs or crankbaits worked on the points or topwater baits around the weeds|
|walleye||Fair||14-25 inches||Crankbaits or jig and crawler around points|
|channel catfish/blue catfish||Fair-Good||1/2-5 lbs||shad sides, stink bait, or cut bait drifting along points or drop offs|
|smallmouth bass||Good||10-20 inches||spinnerbaits or plastics on the riprap or near points and ledges, topwater lures can also be productive early and later in the day.|
|white bass/Wipers||Good||up to 5lbs.||small spinners or crankbaits along windy points or channel breaks where baitfish are concentrated. topwater baits when the fish are busting the surface|
|crappie||Fair||11-15 inches||Focus on the deeper water around timber and channel ledges.|
Entrance gate phone number is 620-364-2475 call for lake conditions. Water Temp. near the dam was low 80s on June 18th.
ZEBRA MUSSELS have been confirmed in Coffey County Lake! Please help stop the spread. Clean, Drain, and Dry your boat and livewell after leaving this lake. It is illegal to transport live fish, bait, and water from this lake.
For more information on waters in Anderson, Allen, Coffey, and Woodson counties click the following link to sign up for the New Strawn District Fisheries Newsletter. http://kdwpt.state.ks.us/news/KDWPT-Info/News/Newsletter-Request-Forms/Request-a-Newsletter-for-the-New-Strawn-Fishing-District
|Fishing Population||Creel Limit||Min Length Limit|
|White Bass||No creel limit|
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination