Smallmouth Bass Stocking Report

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The smallmouth is a hard-fighting sport fish native only to a few waters in the southeastern corner of Kansas. Introduced in several larger reservoirs, the smallmouth has adapted well and attracts a growing number of angler fans. Smallmouths prefer clear water and rocky structure. The mouth of the smallmouth extends to just below the eye. The world record smallmouth weighed a whopping 11 pounds, 15 ounces. The Kansas record is 6 pounds, 6 ounces.

Impoundment Size Stocking Date Quantity Species Stocking Year
Woodson State Fishing Lake Fingerlings 2021-06-24 185 Smallmouth Bass 2021
Colby-Villa High Lake Intermediates 2020-06-19 68 Smallmouth Bass 2020
Woodson State Fishing Lake Fingerlings 2020-07-02 814 Smallmouth Bass 2020
Clinton Reservoir Fingerlings 2019-06-18 8836 Smallmouth Bass 2019