From Nov. 1-April 15, all anglers fishing on Type 1 waters (see right) stocked with trout must possess a trout permit ($14.50), including youth trout anglers 15 and younger ($7.00). Only anglers fishing for or possessing trout must have a trout permit on Type 2 waters. In addition, all residents age 16-74 and nonresidents 16 and older must also have a valid fishing license. Trout permits are available at KDWPT offices, most county clerk offices, license vendors, or
online at ksoutdoors.com.
THE PERMIT IS VALID FOR 365 DAYS FROM DATE OF PURCHASE
Some local governments have their own trout stocking programs and may require a fee but not the state permit. Local city and county recreation departments have details. Approximate trout stocking dates and sites may be found online at ksoutdoors.com.
LIMIT: The daily creel limit is 5 trout unless otherwise posted. The possession limit is three times the daily creel.
PERMIT REQUIRED: Nov. 1-April 15, except trout fishing at Mined Land Wildlife Area Unit #30 (Cherokee County) requires a trout permit year-round.
TYPE 1 WATER –TROUT PERMIT REQUIRED OF ALL ANGLERS
Coffeyville LeClere Lake, Dodge City Lake Charles, Eisenhower State Park Pond, Ft. Scott Gun Park Lake, Garnett Crystal Lake, Glen Elder Reservoir Outlet, Glen Elder State Park Pond, Kanopolis Seep Stream, KDOT East Lake in Wichita, Lake Henry in Clinton SP, Mined Land WA Unit #30, Pratt Centennial Pond, Historic Scott State Park Pond, Vic’s Lake and Slough Creek in Sedgwick County Park, Walnut River Area in El Dorado SP, Willow Lake at Tuttle Creek SP, and Webster Stilling Basin.
TYPE 2 WATER –TROUT PERMIT REQUIRED ONLY FOR TROUT ANGLERS
Atchison City Lake No. 1, Cimarron Grasslands Pits, Colby Villa High Lake, Father Padilla Lake, Herington, Finney County- Wildwood Park Ponds, Ft. Riley Cameron Springs, Ft. Riley Moon Lake, Great Bend Veterans Memorial Lake, Holton-Elkhorn Lake, Hutchinson Dillon Nature Center Pond, Lake Shawnee, Meade SFL, Salina Lakewood Lake, Syracuse-Sam’s Pond and Cherryvale City Lake (Tanko).