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||Plastics or crankbaits worked near rocky banks or timber|
|walleye||Fair||14-25 inches||Crankbaits on rocky banks or drifting live bait on mainlake points|
|channel catfish/blue catfish||Good||1/2-5 lbs, Blues up to 50lbs.||Blue cats- cut carp or shad around deep points or dropoffs. Channel cats -various baits lakewide drifting.|
|smallmouth bass||Good-Excellent||10-20 inches||jerkbaits or crankbaits on points and around the riprap. Drop shot rigs or other finesse plastics if the bite seems tough.|
|white bass/Wipers||Fair-Good||up to 5lbs.||trolling cranks or vertical jigging around windy points, dropoffs, or shad. Topwater baits are a good choice if fish are busting shad.|
|crappie||Fair||11-15 inches||fish have moved back to deeper water near wood and channel breaks|
Entrance gate phone number is 620-364-2475 call for lake conditions.
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
****Channel Catfish or Blue Catfish in combination