Clinton Reservoir Fishing Information

Clinton Reservoir Map
This Location does have Boat Access
Trout Lake
Fishing Forecast
Counties:
GPS:
N38 56.516 W095 21.263
Surface Acres:
7,000 acres
Maximum Depth:
55 feet
Normal Lake Level:
875.5 msl
Current Lake Level:
875.74
Lake Temperature:
48

5 miles west of Lawrence on K-10

Fishing Forecast Information

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+Flathead Catfish Forecast

NAME Density Preferred Lunker Big fish Bio rating
FLATHEAD CATFISH          
  (>20") (>28") (>34") (lbs.) BR
SEBELIUS 39.62 33.92 27.44 54.65 G
LOVEWELL 31.65 22.93 14.12 56.83 G
KIRWIN 22.99 3.36 2.35 37.09 G
GLEN ELDER 22.15 8.37 4.65 65.29 G
WILSON 18.01 10.80 3.19 46.26 G
WEBSTER 14.41 3.68 1.06 25.33 G
KANOPOLIS 6.88 2.79 0.00 18.00 F
CHENEY 6.08 4.78 2.44 66.74 F
TORONTO 5.88 1.61 0.40 41.59 G
FALL RIVER 3.67 1.41 0.57 32.62 G
CLINTON 0.28 0.19 0.19 66.08 F

+Saugeye Forecast

NAME Density Preferred Lunker Big fish Bio rating
SAUGEYE          
  (>14") (>18") (>22") (lbs.) BR
SEBELIUS 10.67 4.53 0.37 6.38 G
COUNCIL GROVE 3.78 1.80 0.42 6.89 F
KANOPOLIS 2.02 1.07 0.20 6.70 G
POMONA 0.95 0.28 0.00 2.97 G
MELVERN 0.94 0.00 0.00 1.50 F
CLINTON 0.86 0.12 0.00 2.72 F
TUTTLE CREEK 0.75 0.13 0.02 4.81 G
WEBSTER 0.14 0.14 0.06 4.48 F
ELK CITY 0.03 0.00 0.00 1.11 F

+Largemouth Bass Forecast

NAME Density Preferred Lunker Big fish Bio rating
LARGEMOUTH BASS          
  (>12") (>15") (>20") (lbs.) BR
SEBELIUS 264.55 81.66 1.03 5.24 G
WILSON 49.43 38.12 0.39 5.63 G
WEBSTER 45.72 29.11 0.00 3.80 F
KIRWIN 37.30 28.81 0.00 3.72 F
LACYGNE 35.01 26.89 1.96 7.70 G
BIG HILL 33.15 14.38 0.64 6.81 G
CEDAR BLUFF 18.65 7.00 0.09 5.83 G
KANOPOLIS 17.03 2.14 0.53 4.85 F
MILFORD 10.70 2.81 0.00 4.21 F
GLEN ELDER 10.26 7.17 0.07 4.92 G
MELVERN 8.57 1.89 0.00 2.03 F
EL DORADO 7.93 4.29 0.21 3.94 F
CLINTON 6.09 2.53 0.00 4.75 F
WOLF CREEK 5.61 4.23 0.59 5.49 P
PERRY 3.51 1.74 0.27 6.00 P
LOVEWELL 2.94 2.35 0.00 4.56 P
TORONTO 1.50 1.50 0.00 3.71 P
HILLSDALE 1.47 1.05 0.00 2.99 P

+Walleye Forecast

NAME Density Preferred Lunker Big fish Bio rating
WALLEYE          
  (>15") (>20") (>25") (lbs.) BR
KIRWIN 4.78 0.56 0.06 8.46 G
MARION 4.74 0.49 0.00 4.65 G
WEBSTER 3.06 0.92 0.11 6.36 G
EL DORADO 2.73 1.00 0.09 7.94 G
WILSON 2.62 1.18 0.07 7.45 G
MILFORD 2.60 0.20 0.00 3.87 F
CEDAR BLUFF 2.15 0.57 0.03 7.93 G
GLEN ELDER 2.04 0.22 0.01 6.61 F
CHENEY 1.20 0.73 0.14 7.54 F
HILLSDALE 1.17 0.31 0.10 7.06 G
LOVEWELL 1.00 0.47 0.00 4.62 F
WOLF CREEK 0.66 0.20 0.02 5.99 F
MELVERN 0.49 0.02 0.00 4.45 F
CLINTON 0.42 0.04 0.00 3.45 F
POMONA 0.38 0.08 0.00 4.16 P
KANOPOLIS 0.12 0.02 0.00 5.83 P
BIG HILL 0.10 0.00 0.00 1.39 F
ELK CITY 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.30 P
SEBELIUS 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.51 P

+Black Crappie Forecast

NAME Density Preferred Lunker Big fish Bio rating
BLACK CRAPPIE          
  (>8") (>10") (>12") (lbs.) BR
SEBELIUS 26.47 14.00 1.33 1.54 G
CEDAR BLUFF 23.61 4.75 0.08 1.29 G
KIRWIN 9.56 9.15 5.79 2.06 G
LOVEWELL 4.46 0.76 0.05 1.43 F
KANOPOLIS 3.94 3.03 0.44 1.43 G
WEBSTER 3.77 1.75 0.02 1.40 F
MARION 3.33 0.67 0.33 1.09 F
MILFORD 2.88 0.94 0.02 1.06 F
HILLSDALE 1.75 0.32 0.05 1.02 G
CLINTON 1.11 0.70 0.02 0.93 G
JOHN REDMOND 0.75 0.13 0.04 1.29 P
GLEN ELDER 0.73 0.40 0.13 1.11 F
WILSON 0.64 0.24 0.11 1.68 P
PERRY 0.38 0.08 0.00 0.81 P
POMONA 0.34 0.14 0.02 1.44 P
TORONTO 0.34 0.15 0.04 1.19 P
BIG HILL 0.33 0.03 0.00 0.52 F
WOLF CREEK 0.23 0.07 0.07 1.39 P
LACYGNE 0.20 0.11 0.00 0.93 P
EL DORADO 0.14 0.04 0.00 0.60 P
FALL RIVER 0.10 0.08 0.02 1.14 P
TUTTLE CREEK 0.09 0.07 0.05 1.17 P
MELVERN 0.02 0.02 0.00 0.63 P
ELK CITY 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.13 P

+Bluegill Forecast

NAME Density Preferred Lunker Big fish Bio rating
BLUEGILL          
  (>6") (>8") (>10") (lbs.) BR
SEBELIUS 44.33 9.47 0.00 1.21 G
CEDAR BLUFF 15.12 0.20 0.00 0.40 F
HILLSDALE 6.07 0.05 0.00 0.46 F
LACYGNE 4.39 0.02 0.02 0.31 F
KANOPOLIS 3.78 0.03 0.00 0.39 G
WILSON 3.51 0.00 0.00 0.33 G
WEBSTER 2.94 0.50 0.00 0.50 F
LOVEWELL 2.56 0.05 0.00 0.43 P
BIG HILL 2.37 0.00 0.00 0.36 G
MARION 2.00 0.00 0.00 0.39 F
MILFORD 1.44 0.35 0.00 0.52 P
CLINTON 1.11 0.07 0.00 0.52 F
KIRWIN 0.81 0.06 0.00 0.59 F
PERRY 0.60 0.00 0.00 0.32 P
MELVERN 0.52 0.05 0.02 0.37 P
EL DORADO 0.32 0.00 0.00 0.23 F
TUTTLE CREEK 0.32 0.00 0.00 0.25 P
GLEN ELDER 0.30 0.10 0.00 0.70 P
WOLF CREEK 0.30 0.00 0.00 0.18 P
FALL RIVER 0.29 0.00 0.00 0.26 F
POMONA 0.23 0.02 0.02 0.43 F
COUNCIL GROVE 0.14 0.00 0.00 0.21 P
TORONTO 0.13 0.00 0.00 0.23 P
ELK CITY 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.13 P

+Channel Catfish Forecast

NAME Density Preferred Lunker Big fish Bio rating
CHANNEL CATFISH          
  (>16") (>24") (>28") (lbs.) BR
LOVEWELL 6.94 0.94 0.11 11.81 G
BIG HILL 6.30 0.73 0.03 9.05 G
HILLSDALE 5.36 0.33 0.05 10.45 G
MARION 4.43 0.23 0.03 5.79 G
KANOPOLIS 3.37 0.43 0.02 9.93 G
WILSON 2.97 0.46 0.03 10.11 G
TORONTO 2.56 1.83 0.47 11.33 G
PERRY 2.45 0.67 0.14 12.70 G
CHENEY 2.45 0.41 0.04 14.81 G
ELK CITY 2.23 0.23 0.00 5.65 G
LACYGNE 2.19 0.02 0.00 7.26 G
GLEN ELDER 2.18 0.46 0.16 16.60 G
MELVERN 2.14 0.27 0.04 8.33 G
CLINTON 1.82 0.12 0.00 6.06 G
FALL RIVER 1.73 1.39 0.64 14.53 G
POMONA 1.55 0.05 0.05 11.96 G
CEDAR BLUFF 1.46 0.32 0.04 14.15 G
COUNCIL GROVE 1.42 0.20 0.09 9.41 F
WEBSTER 1.39 0.11 0.03 10.64 G
KIRWIN 1.06 0.25 0.08 11.23 G
JOHN REDMOND 1.05 0.31 0.07 12.33 F
TUTTLE CREEK 0.95 0.20 0.09 14.31 G
WOLF CREEK 0.70 0.00 0.00 4.12 F
EL DORADO 0.58 0.00 0.00 3.84 F
SEBELIUS 0.37 0.23 0.17 22.56 F
MILFORD 0.35 0.07 0.02 9.23 F

+White Bass Forecast

NAME Density Preferred Lunker Big fish Bio rating
WHITE BASS          
  (>9") (>12") (>15") (lbs.) BR
GLEN ELDER 18.32 16.17 3.84 3.49 G
MARION 17.06 12.20 0.43 1.87 G
CEDAR BLUFF 10.24 9.28 2.79 2.25 G
PERRY 9.76 5.82 0.22 2.15 G
KANOPOLIS 8.17 6.15 0.28 2.70 G
POMONA 7.40 4.58 0.45 330.83 G
CLINTON 6.88 5.20 1.02 2.32 G
WEBSTER 6.22 3.92 0.08 2.73 G
MILFORD 5.78 4.93 0.55 2.13 G
KIRWIN 5.19 4.22 0.67 2.18 G
TORONTO 5.00 3.00 1.36 2.69 G
FALL RIVER 4.24 2.94 0.94 3.02 G
WOLF CREEK 3.96 2.44 0.32 1.98 G
MELVERN 3.33 2.63 0.43 2.26 G
LOVEWELL 3.25 1.75 0.25 1.85 P
EL DORADO 3.24 1.58 0.36 2.03 F
JOHN REDMOND 3.14 2.21 0.95 3.24 F
BIG HILL 3.00 1.83 0.07 1.73 G
LACYGNE 2.71 1.60 0.33 2.88 G
COUNCIL GROVE 2.47 1.58 0.18 2.23 F
HILLSDALE 2.43 1.83 0.10 1.43 G
WILSON 2.21 2.11 0.86 2.96 G
CHENEY 0.86 0.80 0.33 2.09 P
ELK CITY 0.80 0.40 0.03 1.94 F
TUTTLE CREEK 0.47 0.18 0.02 2.96 F

+Black Bass Combined Forecast

Waterbody Density Preferred Lunker 3 yr avg Size Rating
Sebelius Reservoir 267.22 82.69 1.03 5.24 Reservoir G
Wilson Reservoir 62.91 44.38 0.39 5.63 Reservoir G
Webster Reservoir 45.72 29.11 0.00 3.80 Reservoir F
Big Hill Reservoir 38.62 16.46 0.64 6.81 Reservoir G
Kirwin Reservoir 37.30 28.81 0.00 3.72 Reservoir F
LaCygne Reservoir 35.01 26.89 1.96 7.70 Reservoir G
Melvern Reservoir 25.37 6.34 0.00 2.86 Reservoir G
Cedar Bluff Reservoir 22.06 7.49 0.09 5.83 Reservoir G
Glen Elder Reservoir 20.90 11.69 0.07 4.92 Reservoir G
Kanopolis Reservoir 17.03 2.14 0.53 4.85 Reservoir F
Milford Reservoir 15.89 3.94 0.00 4.21 Reservoir F
El Dorado Reservoir 12.86 5.36 0.21 3.94 Reservoir F
Wolf Creek Reservoir 12.44 9.42 0.79 5.49 Reservoir F
Clinton Reservoir 9.56 3.75 0.00 4.75 Reservoir F
Perry Reservoir 4.74 2.70 0.27 6.00 Reservoir P
Lovewell Reservoir 2.94 2.35 0.00 4.56 Reservoir P
Hillsdale Reservoir 1.77 1.35 0.00 3.01 Reservoir P
Toronto Reservoir 1.50 1.50 0.00 3.71 Reservoir P

+Crappie Combined Forecast

Waterbody Density Preferred Lunker 3 yr avg Size Rating
Melvern Reservoir 34.23 14.91 1.41 1.61 Reservoir E
Sebelius Reservoir 28.53 15.00 1.83 1.54 Reservoir G
Lovewell Reservoir 26.88 10.54 1.02 2.50 Reservoir G
Hillsdale Reservoir 25.52 11.45 1.52 1.29 Reservoir E
Perry Reservoir 25.45 14.03 0.38 1.42 Reservoir G
Cedar Bluff Reservoir 24.71 5.51 0.43 1.80 Reservoir G
Toronto Reservoir 18.51 5.83 1.91 2.40 Reservoir G
Elk City Reservoir 15.49 5.57 1.35 2.40 Reservoir G
LaCygne Reservoir 15.07 5.95 0.45 2.30 Reservoir G
Clinton Reservoir 10.61 3.46 0.24 1.37 Reservoir G
Kirwin Reservoir 10.31 9.56 6.06 2.06 Reservoir G
Wolf Creek Reservoir 8.93 3.27 0.57 1.64 Reservoir F
Tuttle Creek Reservoir 7.57 4.68 1.05 1.69 Reservoir G
Pomona Reservoir 7.41 3.11 0.18 1.73 Reservoir G
Big Hill Reservoir 7.40 3.43 0.27 1.19 Reservoir G
Marion Reservoir 6.67 2.67 0.33 1.09 Reservoir G
Milford Reservoir 6.54 3.75 0.58 1.90 Reservoir G
Fall River Reservoir 6.06 1.85 0.44 2.58 Reservoir G
El Dorado Reservoir 5.93 2.29 0.82 1.59 Reservoir G
Council Grove Reservoir 5.89 3.22 1.33 1.87 Reservoir F
Kanopolis Reservoir 5.67 3.58 0.50 1.43 Reservoir G
Webster Reservoir 5.38 2.90 0.17 1.79 Reservoir G
Glen Elder Reservoir 3.33 1.38 0.46 1.91 Reservoir F
John Redmond Reservoir 1.71 0.79 0.25 3.04 Reservoir F
Wilson Reservoir 0.73 0.31 0.13 1.68 Reservoir P
Trout Stocking Information

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Department-owned Waters – Trout Stockings by KDWP

Northeast Region

Fort Riley

Moon Lake

Fort Riley

Cameron Springs

Tuttle Creek

Willow Lake

Eisenhower State Park Pond

Clinton State Park

Lake Henry

1st Stocking  Dec. Nov. 30 Nov. 30 Nov. 30 Nov. 30 Nov. 30
2nd Stocking  Jan. Jan. 4 Jan. 4 Jan. 4 Jan. 4 Jan. 4
3rd Stocking  Feb. Feb. 15 Feb. 15 Feb. 15 Feb. 15 Feb.15
           
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2023-2024 Season 4,743 trout 3,825 trout 4,743 trout 765 trout 2,142 trout

 

Community Lake Stockings - Please contact local city/county offices for dates of stockings if not listed below

Northeast Region Herington
Father Padilla Pond
785-258-2271
Shawnee County
Lake Shawnee
785-251-6800
Holton
Elkhorn Lake
785-364-2721
Atchison
City Lake #1
913-367-5500
1st Stocking Dec. 12 Nov. 22 Nov. 22 Nov. 22
2nd Stocking Feb. 15 Feb. 23 Feb. 16 Feb. 16
         
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2023-24 Season   17,000 trout    

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Southeast Region

Kings Lake

Emporia State University

Mined Land WA - Unit #30
1st Stocking Nov. 27 Nov. 27, Nov. 30
2nd Stocking Dec. 28 Dec. 28
3rd Stocking Feb. 1 Feb. 1
     
     
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2023-24 Season 1,785 trout 5,100 trout

Community Lake Stockings - Please contact local/city offices for dates of stockings if not listed below

Southeast Region Garnett Crystal Lake Cherryvale, Tanko Coffeyville, LeClere Lake Fort Scott, Fern Lake
1st Stocking Nov. 27 Will not stock till lake refills Nov. 28 Nov. 27, Dec. 12
2nd Stocking Dec. 12   Jan. 17 Dec. 28
3rd Stocking Feb. 15     Feb. 1,Feb. 15
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2023-24 Season  trout  trout  trout         trout

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Department-owned Waters - Trout Stockings by KDWP

Southwest Region Meade State
Fishing Lake
Scott State Park
Barrel Springs 
Cimarron
Grassland Pits
Pratt
Centennial Pond

Garden City 

Finney Co.

Wildwood Park

1st  Stocking  Nov. 30 Nov. 30 Nov. 30 Nov. 30 Dry 
2nd  Stocking        Dec. 28 Feb. 8 Dec. 28 Dec. 28 Fish will be 
3rd  Stocking     Feb. 8   Feb. 8 Feb. 8 Stocked in Dodge City 
          Lake Charles
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2023-24 Season  4,131 trout 3,672 trout 2,219 trout 2,219 trout  trout

Community Lake Stockings - Please contact local city offices for dates of stockings if not listed below

Southwest Region Great Bend
Vets Park
620-793-4160 
Dodge City
Lake Charles
620-227-9323
Syracuse
Sam's Pond
620-384-7818 
 1st   Stocking  Nov. 27 Nov. 30,Dec. 7 Dec. 7
 2nd  Stocking  Jan. 18 Dec. 28, Jan. 23 Jan. 23
 3rd  Stocking Feb. 16 Feb. 8  
       
         
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2023-24 Season       

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Department-owned Waters – Trout Stockings by KDWP

Northwest Region Webster Reservoir
Stilling Basin
Glen Elder
State Park Pond
Kanopolis
Seep Stream
Sherman County Smoky Gardens
1st Stocking    Will not be stocked This year Nov. 28 Nov. 27 Nov. 28
2nd Stocking     Jan. 18 Jan. 18 Feb. 8
3rd Stocking     Feb. 16  
         
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for
2023-24 Season
0 4,208 trout 6,375 trout    1,275 trout

 

Community Lake Stockings - Please contact local city offices for dates of stockings if not listed below

Northwest Region Colby
Villa High
785-460-4400
Salina
Lakewood Lake
785-826-7275
1st Stocking Nov. 28 Nov. 27
2nd Stocking Feb. 8 Jan. 18
3rd Stocking   Feb. 16
     
     
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for
2023-24 Season
   

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Department-owned Waters - Trout Stocking by KDWP

South Central Region El Dorado St Park
River Area
Wichita
O.J. Watson Park Pond  
1st Stocking Nov. 28 Nov. 28
2nd Stocking Dec. 28 Dec. 28
3rd Stocking Feb. 1 Feb. 1
     
     
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2023-2024 Season 3,213 Trout 2,550 trout

 

Community Lake Stockings - Please contact local city/county offices for dates of stockings if not listed below

South Central Region Sedgwick County Park
Vic’s Lake
316-660-1780
Sedgwick County
Slough Creek
316-660-1780

Hutchinson
Carey Park Pond

New location due drought

620-663-7411

1st  Stocking  Nov. 7, Nov. 16, Nov. 28 Nov. 28 Nov. 28
2nd Stocking Dec. 12, Dec. 28 Dec. 12, Dec. 28 Dec. 12, Dec. 28
3rd Stocking Jan. 18, Feb.1, Feb. 15 Jan. 18, Feb. 1, Feb. 15 Feb. 1, Feb. 15
       
       
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for
2023-24 Season
     
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