Pomona Reservoir Fishing Information
Directions - 25 miles S of Topeka
Kansas Department of Wildlife & Parks
Don George,KDWP&T Fisheries Biologist, 913-795-2218
US Army Corps of Engineers - Pomona Lake, This lake has zebra mussels. Please take care and do not transfer water, and clean drain and dry all equipment.
This lake has zebra mussels. Please take care and do not transfer water, and clean, drain and dry all equipment.
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method, &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp; Location|
|Channel Catfish||Fair to Good||2 - 7 pounds||Use worms or dip baits and sunfish entrails or cutshad, stink/prepared baits. Lakewide or stilling basin in the calmer segments of the stream.|
|Walleye||Slow||varies||off windy points, crank baits or jigs tipped with nightcrawler in water 5 to 12 feet.|
|White bass/Wipers||Slow to Fair||varies||lakewide and the windy side of the points, wipers are following the schools of shad, minnows/live baits, cut bait, sometimes liver and shad imitation lures|
|Crappie||Slow||most are 9 - 14 inches||Some may be taken over brushpiles, black and pink tube jigs, minnows, most fish are over 10 inches,|
The lake level is now falling and is currently 6 to 7 feet high. With higher inflows the lake clarity is now turbid. The Corps water release rate of is approximately 1,500 cfs. so elevation should continue to fall. Most boat ramps are opening. Fishing conditions below the dam should be improving with lower release rates. Fish density and fishing conditions as release rates recede.
It is believed that zebra mussels now inhabit this lake. Please be extra careful and " Clean, Drain and Dry" before and after using any equipment on this lake.
For additional information, water temperature, release rates, please check:http://www.nwk.usace.army.mil/po/daily.cfm .
Have FUN,Get the kids, get your friends and Go Fishing. Remember to "CLEAN, DRAIN AND DRY" your boats and equipment. The State and COE Parks are ready for family fishing.
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|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