Elk City Reservoir Fishing Information

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GPS:
N37 15.415 W95 46.487
Surface Acres:
4,450 acres
Maximum Depth:
24 feet
Normal Lake Level:
N/A

Independence, KS

Corps of Engineers (620) 331-6820

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+Black Crappie Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>8”) (>10”) (>12”) (LBS.)   (>8”)
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 1.10 0.30 0.10 1.19 G 1.78
CLINTON 0.69 0.56 0.00 0.86 P 0.33
HILLSDALE 0.63 0.19 0.00 0.85 F 0.38
LOVEWELL 0.56 0.06 0.00 0.65 F 1.05
KANOPOLIS 0.56 0.06 0.00 0.71 P 0.23
CEDAR BLUFF 0.39 0.06 0.00 0.86 F 0.85
KIRWIN 0.38 0.38 0.13 1.27 G 0.85
MARION 0.29 0.14 0.00 0.63 P 1.00
WEBSTER 0.25 0.06 0.00 0.64 F 0.42
LACYGNE 0.19 0.06 0.00 0.66 P 0.19
WILSON 0.07 0.00 0.00 0.39 P 0.17
EL DORADO 0.07 0.00 0.00 0.46 P 0.08
MELVERN 0.06 0.06 0.06 1.05 P 0.03
TORONTO 0.06 0.06 0.06 1.18 P 0.06
GLEN ELDER 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.27 P 0.07
MILFORD 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.15 P 0.34
FALL RIVER 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.11 P 0.04
ELK CITY 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 P 0.00
BIG HILL 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.18 F 0.67
TUTTLE CREEK 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 P 0.00
PERRY 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.18 P 0.29

+Bluegill Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>6”) (>8”) (>10”) (LBS.)   (>6”)
MARION 6.57 0.14 0.00 0.45 P 7.00
BIG HILL 5.50 0.00 0.00 0.28 G 3.97
HILLSDALE 3.31 0.00 0.00 0.35 F 2.79
LACYGNE 2.44 0.19 0.00 0.34 G 3.44
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 2.20 0.70 0.00 0.72 G 6.36
LOVEWELL 1.31 0.00 0.00 0.24 F 0.73
CEDAR BLUFF 1.22 0.00 0.00 0.23 P 0.94
CLINTON 1.06 0.00 0.00 0.22 P 1.21
ELK CITY 1.00 0.00 0.00 0.15 P 0.36
JOHN REDMOND 1.00 0.00 0.00 0.36 P 1.97
WILSON 0.93 0.00 0.00 0.33 P 0.54
POMONA 0.88 0.00 0.00 0.39 P 0.35
KANOPOLIS 0.63 0.06 0.00 0.40 P 0.47
MILFORD 0.63 0.00 0.00 0.36 F 1.08
WEBSTER 0.56 0.00 0.00 0.25 F 0.56
EL DORADO 0.53 0.00 0.00 0.23 P 0.47
PERRY 0.44 0.00 0.00 0.26 F 2.05
TORONTO 0.31 0.00 0.00 0.20 P 0.35
MELVERN 0.19 0.00 0.00 0.21 P 0.92
WOLF CREEK 0.17 0.00 0.00 0.24 F 1.37
FALL RIVER 0.13 0.00 0.00 0.17 P 0.83
GLEN ELDER 0.08 0.00 0.00 0.28 F 0.06
TUTTLE CREEK 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.18 P 0.08
KIRWIN 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.10 P 0.02

+White Bass Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>9”) (>12”) (>15”) (LBS.)   (>9”)
MELVERN 16.56 12.69 3.94 2.46 G 10.33
CLINTON 12.81 12.06 3.06 2.50 G 9.71
CEDAR BLUFF 12.65 11.35 4.22 1.93 E 11.82
CHENEY 9.60 9.20 0.80 0.00 G 8.43
GLEN ELDER 8.79 7.21 2.00 2.65 G 6.43
KANOPOLIS 6.90 5.71 2.24 2.98 G 14.32
HILLSDALE 6.25 2.42 0.25 1.75 G 5.56
BIG HILL 5.67 5.17 0.17 2.35 G 3.25
WEBSTER 5.58 1.75 0.42 2.05 G 7.56
LOVEWELL 4.60 1.05 0.00 1.40 F 3.06
PERRY 4.45 1.85 0.20 2.41 G 7.40
JOHN REDMOND 3.93 1.79 0.29 3.33 G 9.24
WOLF CREEK 3.90 3.31 1.48 2.08 G 2.76
POMONA 2.88 1.94 0.00 1.40 G 10.67
ELK CITY 2.64 1.09 0.00 1.15 G 3.18
EL DORADO 2.50 1.63 0.13 1.84 F 2.03
MARION 1.90 0.50 0.20 1.67 G 3.95
WILSON 1.63 1.03 0.90 3.34 F 2.04
TORONTO 1.50 0.42 0.25 3.08 F 2.75
KIRWIN 1.25 0.92 0.17 1.95 G 3.53
LACYGNE 0.94 0.56 0.11 1.99 F 2.17
MILFORD 0.80 0.20 0.10 2.05 F 0.58
COUNCIL GROVE 0.73 0.20 0.00 1.78 F 1.43
FALL RIVER 0.42 0.17 0.00 1.46 F 4.35
TUTTLE CREEK 0.40 0.30 0.15 2.67 P 0.37

+Channel Catfish Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>16”) (>24”) (>28”) (LBS.)   (>16”)
CLINTON 5.88 0.50 0.06 15.21 G 4.63
HILLSDALE 4.42 0.50 0.08 10.23 E 3.61
BIG HILL 4.33 0.17 0.00 5.35 G 4.68
MARION 3.40 0.50 0.20 11.88 G 3.97
MELVERN 3.38 0.13 0.00 4.67 G 3.08
POMONA 3.13 0.13 0.00 6.13 G 3.36
ELK CITY 3.00 0.64 0.18 9.68 E 3.30
LOVEWELL 2.75 0.30 0.00 6.40 G 1.72
PERRY 2.25 0.25 0.00 6.73 F 2.50
LACYGNE 1.78 0.00 0.00 4.15 G 1.30
WILSON 1.73 0.17 0.03 11.68 G 2.22
KANOPOLIS 1.48 0.05 0.00 5.20 G 3.03
GLEN ELDER 1.42 0.29 0.13 17.91 G 1.96
COUNCIL GROVE 1.27 0.00 0.00 4.08 F 1.27
WOLF CREEK 1.10 0.14 0.00 7.05 F 1.93
FALL RIVER 1.08 0.50 0.33 11.68 G 1.36
TORONTO 0.92 0.33 0.17 7.72 G 1.50
JOHN REDMOND 0.86 0.71 0.21 13.90 G 0.54
MILFORD 0.75 0.00 0.00 4.49 F 1.17
WEBSTER 0.58 0.00 0.00 2.98 F 0.69
TUTTLE CREEK 0.45 0.00 0.00 3.00 F 0.43
CHENEY 0.40 0.00 0.00 0.00 F 0.89
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 0.30 0.20 0.10 8.59 F 0.67
CEDAR BLUFF 0.26 0.09 0.00 8.17 F 0.36
EL DORADO 0.19 0.00 0.00 3.22 F 0.53
KIRWIN 0.08 0.00 0.00 3.94 F 0.94

+Blue Catfish Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>20”) (>30”) (>35”) (LBS.)   (>20”)
WOLF CREEK 2.69 0.28 0.03 22.05 G 2.21
MILFORD 1.55 0.25 0.05 28.66 G 1.12
EL DORADO 0.56 0.06 0.00 13.07 G 0.65
CLINTON 0.50 0.00 0.00 14.33 F 0.58
WILSON 0.47 0.00 0.00 11.72 F 0.41
LOVEWELL 0.45 0.00 0.00 10.02 F 0.33
MELVERN 0.25 0.06 0.00 19.18 F 0.19
ELK CITY 0.18 0.00 0.00 4.41 F 0.06
PERRY 0.15 0.00 0.00 9.37 F 0.13
LACYGNE 0.11 0.00 0.00 3.64 G 0.09
TUTTLE CREEK 0.10 0.00 0.00 4.13 F 0.15
KANOPOLIS 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.78 P 0.00
JOHN REDMOND 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.80 F 0.02

+White Crappie Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>8”) (>10”) (>12”) (LBS.)   (>8”)
JOHN REDMOND 29.83 5.25 4.75 2.31 G 35.11
CLINTON 27.94 6.75 0.88 1.44 G 13.92
HILLSDALE 24.69 15.38 1.25 1.28 G 19.15
MARION 17.71 5.00 0.71 1.42 G 17.00
TORONTO 12.19 4.69 3.44 1.91 G 15.38
LACYGNE 8.06 2.13 0.06 1.00 G 10.33
PERRY 6.56 2.31 0.13 1.17 G 13.54
ELK CITY 6.50 3.13 1.75 1.96 E 10.07
MILFORD 5.31 1.19 0.13 1.06 F 5.02
LOVEWELL 4.38 1.00 0.25 1.53 F 5.56
FALL RIVER 4.19 2.56 1.69 2.05 G 7.15
POMONA 4.06 2.44 0.75 1.27 G 4.56
MELVERN 3.44 2.94 0.75 1.45 F 2.17
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 3.30 0.40 0.10 1.34 F 1.31
WOLF CREEK 3.17 2.25 0.50 1.41 F 3.35
BIG HILL 2.75 1.00 0.00 0.48 E 5.38
COUNCIL GROVE 2.50 2.42 0.67 1.94 F 1.69
KANOPOLIS 2.25 1.06 0.13 1.19 F 2.29
TUTTLE CREEK 2.06 2.00 0.69 1.53 F 2.00
CEDAR BLUFF 2.06 1.00 0.11 1.16 F 1.52
EL DORADO 1.93 1.67 0.73 1.46 G 3.48
GLEN ELDER 1.33 0.63 0.17 1.19 P 1.04
KIRWIN 0.69 0.69 0.25 1.36 G 1.46
WEBSTER 0.19 0.13 0.00 0.58 F 0.65
Stocking Records Information

+Blue Catfish Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Source Number Stocked
ELK CITY RESERVOIR RESV 09/20/16 FARLINGTON HATCHERY 22579
ELK CITY RESERVOIR RESV 09/21/16 FARLINGTON HATCHERY 22339
CHENEY RESERVOIR RESV 09/22/16 PRATT HATCHERY 9909
GLEN ELDER RESERVOIR RESV 09/29/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 13068
WILSON RESERVOIR RESV 09/22/16 PRATT HATCHERY 9161
TUTTLE CREEK RESERVOIR RESV 09/29/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 25443
LACYGNE RESERVOIR RESV 09/22/16 FARLINGTON HATCHERY 7350
GLEN ELDER RESERVOIR RESV 09/29/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 3020
JEFFREY ENERGY CENTERMAKE UP LAKE WMAS 09/29/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 1257
POMONA RESERVOIR RESV 09/29/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 3396
      Total Requested 100050
      Total Stocked 117522