Clinton Reservoir Fishing Information

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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

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+Walleye Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3 year average
  (>15”) (>20”) (>25”) (LBS.)   (>15”)
CEDAR BLUFF  6.38 0.21 0.00 3.87 G 5.53
WILSON  5.57 3.17 0.00 6.26 G 4.94
GLEN ELDER  3.08 0.38 0.00 4.63 G 3.58
EL DORADO  2.53 0.80 0.00 4.59 G 3.22
KIRWIN  2.20 1.07 0.13 6.56 G 2.18
WEBSTER  2.00 0.83 0.00 5.62 G 2.11
MILFORD  1.50 0.25 0.00 4.39 G 2.50
MARION  0.80 0.07 0.00 3.73 F 1.81
CHENEY  0.55 0.15 0.05 8.27 F 2.02
LOVEWELL  0.50 0.15 0.00 5.00 F 1.17
WOLF CREEK  0.50 0.00 0.00 2.35 F 0.53
MELVERN  0.31 0.00 0.00 1.40 F 0.29
HILLSDALE  0.17 0.08 0.08 5.84 F 0.61
POMONA  0.08 0.08 0.08 5.44 F 0.64
CLINTON  0.00 0.00 0.00 0.94 F 0.54

+Black Crappie Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3 year average
  (>8”) (>10”) (>12”) (LBS.)   (>8”)
KIRWIN  17.31 3.44 0.25 2.16 G 12.00
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  6.00 2.30 0.10 1.06 G 4.37
CEDAR BLUFF  4.61 4.00 1.11 1.25 G 2.09
WEBSTER  3.44 0.13 0.00 0.80 F 3.04
LOVEWELL  2.63 0.06 0.00 0.62 F 1.49
BIG HILL  1.20 0.10 0.00 0.57 P 0.50
HILLSDALE  0.56 0.19 0.00 0.36 P 0.73
WOLF CREEK  0.31 0.25 0.25 1.38 F 0.41
KANOPOLIS  0.22 0.11 0.00 0.92 F 0.53
WILSON  0.20 0.00 0.00 0.36 P 0.13
EL DORADO  0.13 0.07 0.00 0.58 P 0.27
LACYGNE  0.13 0.13 0.00 0.85 F 0.16
CLINTON  0.06 0.00 0.00 0.35 P 0.33
PERRY  0.06 0.00 0.00 0.25 P 0.04
TORONTO  0.06 0.00 0.00 0.48 P 0.13
GLEN ELDER  0.05 0.05 0.05 1.29 P 0.06
COUNCIL GROVE  0.00 0.00 0.00 0.16 P 0.00
FALL RIVER  0.00 0.00 0.00 0.17 P 0.00

+Bluegill Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3 year average
  (>6”) (>8”) (>10”) (LBS.)   (>6”)
WEBSTER  11.88 0.13 0.00 0.44 G 8.88
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  4.20 0.10 0.00 0.43 G 5.13
BIG HILL  3.80 0.00 0.00 0.30 F 3.83
HILLSDALE  2.81 0.06 0.00 0.36 F 3.60
KIRWIN  2.69 0.06 0.00 0.46 F 1.58
LOVEWELL  1.44 0.00 0.00 0.32 F 3.13
WILSON  1.00 0.00 0.00 0.26 G 1.31
CLINTON  0.94 0.00 0.00 0.29 P 0.90
WOLF CREEK  0.88 0.06 0.00 0.39 P 0.42
LACYGNE  0.81 0.00 0.00 0.32 F 2.31
ELK CITY  0.80 0.00 0.00 0.27 P 0.60
PERRY  0.69 0.00 0.00 0.36 P 0.50
FALL RIVER  0.56 0.00 0.00 0.30 P 0.33
GLEN ELDER  0.36 0.00 0.00 0.49 F 0.51
CEDAR BLUFF  0.33 0.00 0.00 0.35 P 0.97
POMONA  0.19 0.00 0.00 0.27 P 0.46
EL DORADO  0.13 0.00 0.00 0.23 P 0.38
KANOPOLIS  0.11 0.00 0.00 0.25 F 0.72
COUNCIL GROVE  0.08 0.00 0.00 0.19 P 0.04
MELVERN  0.07 0.00 0.00 0.00 P 0.21
TORONTO  0.06 0.00 0.00 0.20 P 0.13

+Largemouth Bass Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3 year average
  (>12”) (>15”) (>20”) (LBS.)   (>12”)
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  62.87 26.35 0.00 4.44 E 57.94
LACYGNE  50.59 39.41 7.06 9.31 E 68.49
WILSON  28.69 11.24 0.17 4.92 E 13.13
GLEN ELDER  27.13 11.64 0.24 5.20 G 13.25
WALNUT CREEK - TORONTO RES. 15.97 10.98 1.00 4.45 F 26.12
MILFORD  15.38 6.90 0.00 3.91 G 12.64
PERRY  13.25 6.02 1.20 6.20 G 7.72
KANOPOLIS  13.25 4.42 0.00 3.15 F 5.64
WOLF CREEK  12.54 6.27 0.00 3.32 F 8.00
BIG HILL  12.40 4.40 0.00 3.38 G 25.08
CLINTON  12.39 3.87 0.00 3.34 F 6.64
CEDAR BLUFF  12.09 5.56 0.00 3.74 F 13.06
FALL RIVER 11.98 8.98 1.00 4.93 F 9.35
MELVERN  9.49 2.28 0.00 3.42 F 4.38
HILLSDALE  7.19 4.32 0.29 5.36 F 8.96
WEBSTER  7.19 1.80 0.00 2.90 G 3.59
EL DORADO  7.06 2.35 0.00 2.73 F 9.26
KIRWIN  1.80 0.00 0.00 1.51 G 0.93

+Channel Catfish Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3 year average
  (>16”) (>24”) (>28”) (LBS.)   (>16”)
BIG HILL  4.60 0.60 0.00 6.16 G 4.68
CLINTON  4.50 0.00 0.00 4.33 G 5.48
HILLSDALE  4.08 0.00 0.00 5.04 G 4.53
ELK CITY  3.50 0.69 0.13 8.62 G 3.53
MELVERN  3.25 0.00 0.00 3.28 G 3.71
WILSON  3.07 0.37 0.03 9.23 F 2.46
LOVEWELL  3.00 0.60 0.20 13.58 G 3.35
MARION  2.60 0.13 0.07 11.70 G 3.73
FALL RIVER  2.33 1.00 0.33 9.59 G 1.56
GLEN ELDER  2.08 0.50 0.13 18.12 G 1.72
POMONA  1.83 0.08 0.00 5.03 G 2.74
WEBSTER  1.75 0.58 0.08 13.00 G 1.11
TORONTO  1.67 0.67 0.17 13.23 G 1.44
PERRY  1.45 0.15 0.00 6.86 F 2.05
KIRWIN  1.40 0.73 0.13 12.91 G 0.61
KANOPOLIS  1.31 0.06 0.00 5.11 G 2.17
WOLF CREEK  1.11 0.00 0.00 5.54 G 1.11
JOHN REDMOND  0.95 0.45 0.40 17.64 G 0.95
LACYGNE  0.92 0.00 0.00 3.57 G 1.56
CHENEY  0.55 0.30 0.05 9.79 G 0.70
MILFORD  0.50 0.00 0.00 3.48 F 0.80
EL DORADO  0.40 0.00 0.00 3.10 F 0.28
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  0.30 0.20 0.20 13.21 F 0.27
COUNCIL GROVE  0.27 0.07 0.07 6.83 F 1.38
CEDAR BLUFF  0.25 0.00 0.00 2.52 P 0.29

+White Bass Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3 year average
  (>9”) (>12”) (>15”) (LBS.)   (>9”)
GLEN ELDER  16.38 14.00 2.13 2.65 E 14.90
CEDAR BLUFF  12.50 12.04 4.71 1.99 E 14.09
FALL RIVER  8.67 7.00 2.17 2.56 G 4.72
CLINTON  7.94 6.31 1.31 3.13 G 8.75
KANOPOLIS  7.56 2.81 0.56 2.20 G 7.49
MARION  7.33 4.40 0.00 1.63 G 4.59
JOHN REDMOND  5.10 0.55 0.15 2.55 G 4.86
LOVEWELL  4.25 2.20 0.00 1.40 G 4.58
TORONTO  3.92 1.83 0.08 2.42 G 4.81
MILFORD  3.75 1.40 0.05 1.60 F 2.12
KIRWIN  3.47 2.73 0.53 2.33 G 2.63
ELK CITY  3.13 2.06 0.25 2.04 G 4.67
COUNCIL GROVE  2.93 1.13 0.00 1.26 F 1.49
WOLF CREEK  2.78 2.61 0.72 2.00 G 3.10
BIG HILL  2.70 2.70 0.40 2.23 F 3.09
LACYGNE  2.33 1.75 0.08 1.34 G 2.09
PERRY  2.25 0.30 0.00 1.28 F 3.33
POMONA  2.08 1.83 0.00 1.46 F 2.51
WILSON  2.00 1.93 0.33 2.28 F 2.19
EL DORADO  1.87 1.80 0.40 2.02 F 2.86
MELVERN  1.81 1.69 0.69 1.96 F 7.42
WEBSTER  1.42 0.83 0.08 1.71 G 4.33
CHENEY  1.40 1.30 0.15 2.12 G 4.62
HILLSDALE  0.92 0.50 0.00 1.23 F 3.33

+Smallmouth Bass Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3 year average
  (>11”) (>14”) (>17”) (LBS.)   (>11”)
WOLF CREEK  28.92 16.38 1.39 3.42 G 39.47
GLEN ELDER  17.77 11.40 1.68 3.54 G 19.11
MELVERN  17.46 10.44 0.95 3.06 G 16.82
WILSON  13.93 11.07 3.69 4.21 G 8.13
EL DORADO  12.35 3.53 0.00 1.84 G 19.70
MILFORD  9.81 7.43 1.06 3.14 G 8.25
PERRY  9.64 6.02 0.00 2.73 F 5.09
CLINTON  1.94 1.03 0.39 2.98 P 1.43

+Black Bass Combined Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Biologist rating 3 year average
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  70.06 30.54 0.00 E 67.17
LACYGNE  50.59 39.41 7.06 E 68.49
GLEN ELDER  45.14 23.17 1.92 G 32.58
WILSON  42.79 22.48 3.86 E 21.43
WOLF CREEK  41.46 22.65 1.39 G 47.47
MELVERN  26.94 12.71 0.95 G 21.20
MILFORD  25.20 14.32 1.06 G 22.36
PERRY  22.89 12.05 1.20 F 12.81
EL DORADO  20.00 5.88 0.00 F 31.68
WALNUT CREEK - TORONTO RES. 16.97 10.98 1.00 F 26.62
CEDAR BLUFF  14.38 5.56 0.00 F 15.24
CLINTON  14.33 4.90 0.39 F 8.07
KANOPOLIS  13.25 4.42 0.00 P 5.64
BIG HILL  12.80 4.80 0.40 G 26.96
FALL RIVER 11.98 8.98 1.00 F 9.35
HILLSDALE  7.19 4.32 0.29 F 9.00
WEBSTER  7.19 1.80 0.00 G 3.59
KIRWIN  1.80 0.00 0.00 G 0.93

+Crappie Combined Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Biologist rating 3 year average
HILLSDALE  35.56 12.44 0.81 G 29.63
CLINTON  33.88 14.19 1.38 G 24.67
KIRWIN  27.06 6.56 1.56 G 16.52
PERRY  17.69 4.81 0.38 E 16.65
ELK CITY  16.73 6.87 3.60 G 11.39
TORONTO  16.56 6.81 3.06 G 12.67
LOVEWELL  15.63 4.31 0.44 G 13.91
MELVERN  14.79 1.50 0.86 F 6.78
POMONA  9.25 3.25 0.69 G 7.65
KANOPOLIS  7.11 1.67 0.44 G 6.14
FALL RIVER  6.75 2.19 1.88 G 6.96
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  6.50 2.30 0.10 G 5.77
LACYGNE  6.25 2.81 0.44 G 5.48
CEDAR BLUFF  5.28 4.22 1.33 F 3.28
COUNCIL GROVE  4.83 1.08 0.25 F 3.15
WOLF CREEK  4.69 3.50 2.19 F 6.55
WEBSTER  4.50 0.31 0.00 F 3.98
EL DORADO  4.47 2.87 0.60 G 6.27
BIG HILL  3.60 1.40 0.20 F 3.28
GLEN ELDER  2.14 0.68 0.32 F 1.90
WILSON  0.20 0.00 0.00 P 0.13

+Blue Catfish Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3 year average
  (>20”) (>30”) (>35”) (LBS.)   (>20”)
ELK CITY  2.25 0.00 0.00 8.67 G 1.39
WOLF CREEK  2.11 0.94 0.11 35.71 G 2.70
MILFORD  2.00 0.10 0.05 22.50 G 2.20
CLINTON  0.69 0.06 0.00 18.00 P 0.50
EL DORADO  0.60 0.00 0.00 11.47 G 0.77
PERRY  0.45 0.05 0.00 20.94 F 0.21
LOVEWELL  0.40 0.00 0.00 9.81 F 0.45
LACYGNE  0.33 0.00 0.00 8.33 F 0.23
JOHN REDMOND  0.30 0.15 0.05 25.35 F 0.10
WILSON  0.27 0.03 0.00 13.12 F 0.42
MELVERN  0.19 0.13 0.06 7.10 F 0.29
COUNCIL GROVE  0.07 0.00 0.00 4.07 P 0.07
KANOPOLIS  0.00 0.00 0.00 0.74 P 0.00
POMONA  0.00 0.00 0.00 2.45 P 0.00
Stocking Records Information

+Sauger Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Source Number Stocked
MELVERN RESERVOIR RESV 04/20/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 350000
HOLTON - BANNER CREEK LAKE COML 04/20/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 300000
CLINTON RESERVOIR RESV 04/20/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 250000
MILFORD FISH HATCHERY OTHR 04/19/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 375000
      Total Requested 1375000
      Total Stocked 1275000

+Walleye Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Source Number Stocked
MILFORD RESERVOIR RESV 04/04/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 6050000
HILLSDALE RESERVOIR RESV 04/07/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 5100000
EL DORADO RESERVOIR RESV 03/31/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 3430780
MARION RESERVOIR RESV 03/30/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 2584680
LOVEWELL RESERVOIR RESV 04/03/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 1500000
HOLTON - BANNER CREEK LAKE COML 04/07/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 500000
HERINGTON CITY LAKE-NEW COML 03/30/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 275000
JEFFREY ENG. CTR.-AUX. MAKEUP LAKE WMAS 03/30/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 450000
CLINTON RESERVOIR RESV 04/07/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 3600000
MELVERN RESERVOIR RESV 04/05/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 4200970
SHAWNEE COUNTY-LAKE SHAWNEE COML 04/11/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 366000
SABETHA - PONY CREEK LAKE COML 04/07/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 200000
COUNCIL GROVE CITY LAKE COML 03/30/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 400000
YATES CENTER-SOUTH OWL LAKE COML 04/12/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 150000
JEFFREY ENERGY CENTER-MAKE UP LAKE WMAS 03/30/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 375000
LEAVENWORTH STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 04/07/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 200000
WINFIELD CITY LAKE COML 04/14/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 1530000
(FISH) GRAHAM CO-TREXLER POND FISH 04/11/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 129000
COMMERCIAL FISH GROWER   03/28/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 420000
OKLAHOMA   03/29/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 3000000
EL DORADO RESERVOIR RESV 04/03/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 2216460
MARION RESERVOIR RESV 04/04/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 1956990
KIRWIN RESERVOIR RESV 04/18/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 1200000
WEBSTER RESERVOIR RESV 04/18/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 1000000
MILFORD FISH HATCHERY OTHR 04/10/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 250000
MEADE FISH REARING STATION RPND 04/27/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 29520
MARION RESERVOIR RESV 04/28/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 1000000
PRATT FISH HATCHERY OTHR 04/11/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 865000
      Total Requested 35244520
      Total Stocked 42979400
Trout Stocking Information

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Department-owned Waters – Trout Stockings by KDWPT

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    October 29 October 29 October 29 Not until Jan 2019 October 29
2nd Stocking  November 15 November 15 November 15 x November 15
3rd Stocking December 11 December 11 December 11 x December 11
4th Stocking  February 11  February 11 January 8 January 8 January 8
5th Stocking     February 11    
6th Stocking          
           
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2018-2019 Season 7,000 6,000 7,000 500 3,100

 

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 October 27 October 27  November 11 November 11
2nd Stocking estimated mid-January estimated late January estimated mid-January estimated mid-January
         
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2018-19 Season  400 17,000 1,700 2,000 

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Department-owned Waters – Trout Stockings by KDWPT

Northwest Region Webster Reservoir
Stilling Basin
Glen Elder
State Park Pond
Kanopolis
Seep Stream
1st Stocking    October 25 October 25 October 25
2nd Stocking   November 19 November 19 November 19
3rd Stocking December 30 December 30  December 30
4th Stocking   January 25 January 25 January 8 
5th Stocking February 14        February 14 January 25
6th Stocking      
       
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for
2018-19 Season
9,000 3,400 7,000

 

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    
2nd Stocking    
3rd Stocking    
4th Stocking    
5th Stocking    
     
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for
2018-19 Season
   

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Department-owned Waters - Trout Stockings by KDWPT 

Southwest Region Meade State
Fishing Lake
Scott State Park
Barrel Springs 
Cimarron
Grassland Pits
Pratt
Centennial Pond
1st  Stocking  November 8 October 25 November 5 November 8
2nd  Stocking        November 28 November 24 November 27 November 28
3rd  Stocking     December 17 December 18 December 17 December 17
4th  Stocking       January 25 January 31 January 23 January 25
5th Stocking        
6th  Stocking        
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2018-19 Season  9,500 3,400 3,400 2,600

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    October 25   October 25
 2nd  Stocking       
 3rd  Stocking      
 4th  Stocking        
       
         
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2018-19 Season  3,400 1,700 1,000

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Department-owned Waters -  Trout stockings by KDWPT

Southeast Region Mined Land WA - Unit #30
1st Stocking October 25
2nd Stocking November 26
3rd Stocking                                                  December 12
4th Stocking December 27
5th Stocking January 9
6th Stocking February 6
7th Stocking  
8th Stocking  
   
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2018-19 Season 9,000

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

Southeast Region Ft. Scott - Gunn Park East Lake
1st Stocking October 25
2nd Stocking November 26
3rd Stocking December 12
4th Stocking December 27
5th Stocking January 9 
6th Stocking  
7th Stocking  
8th Stocking  
   
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2018-19 Season 7,700
Southeast Region Garnett Crystal Lake Cherryvale, Tanko
1st Stocking    
2nd Stocking    
     
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2018-19 Season 4900 1600

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Department-owned Waters - Trout Stocking by KDWPT 

South Central Region El Dorado St Park
River Area
Wichita
KDOT – East Lake
1st  Stocking Due to high release rate, trout could not be stocked for the opening of the 2018 season.  October 25
2nd Stocking November 13 November 13
3rd Stocking  November 26 November 26 
4th Stocking December 12 December 12
5th Stocking January 9  January 9
6th Stocking February 6  
     
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2018-2019 Season   5,000

 

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
Dillon Nature Center
620-663-7411
1st  Stocking  October 25 October 25 October 25
2nd Stocking November 13 November 13 November 13
3rd Stocking      
4th Stocking      
5th Stocking      
6th Stocking      
Total Estimated Trout Stocked to date      
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for
2018-19 Season
9,000 7,400 3,900