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

Waterbody Density Preferred Lunker Big fish Bio rating
FLATHEAD CATFISH          
  (>20") (>28") (>34") (lbs.)  
  RES        
LOVEWELL 30.79 22.04 14.86 47.82 G
GLEN ELDER 22.14 8.17 4.42 65.29 G
SEBELIUS 20.82 16.30 10.74 50.22 G
WEBSTER 16.07 0.89 0.89 25.33 G
WILSON 8.15 4.57 1.20 37.80 G
KIRWIN 7.20 1.55 1.13 28.79 G
TORONTO 2.86 0.36 0.00 16.96 G
CHENEY 2.59 2.04 1.12 64.98 F
FALL RIVER 1.50 0.50 0.50 22.29 G
KANOPOLIS 1.33 1.03 0.00 15.55 G
CLINTON 0.23 0.23 0.23 41.96 F

+Saugeye Forecast

Waterbody Density Preferred Lunker Big fish Bio rating
SAUGEYE          
  (>14") (>18") (>22") (lbs.)  
  RES        
SEBELIUS 10.77 3.63 0.17 5.67 G
COUNCIL GROVE 3.51 1.78 0.56 6.89 G
KANOPOLIS 2.07 1.10 0.20 5.74 G
CLINTON 0.40 0.04 0.00 2.72 G
TUTTLE CREEK 0.30 0.03 0.00 3.90 F
POMONA 0.23 0.00 0.00 2.10 F
WEBSTER 0.19 0.17 0.08 5.14 F
MELVERN 0.16 0.00 0.00 1.08 G

+Largemouth Bass Forecast

Waterbody Density Preferred Lunker Big fish Bio rating
LARGEMOUTH BASS          
  (>12") (>15") (>20") (lbs.)  
  RES        
SEBELIUS 219.13 75.16 1.03 5.24 E
WEBSTER 63.81 31.15 0.00 3.99 G
WILSON 61.55 41.11 0.81 5.77 G
LACYGNE 56.15 45.45 3.74 7.70 E
KIRWIN 44.99 35.36 0.00 3.72 G
BIG HILL 38.85 19.20 1.24 5.43 G
CEDAR BLUFF 11.93 4.98 0.04 5.83 G
KANOPOLIS 11.43 1.78 0.26 4.85 F
GLEN ELDER 9.93 6.23 0.12 5.38 G
TORONTO 9.80 5.23 0.00 3.52 F
MILFORD 8.70 2.92 0.00 4.68 F
EL DORADO 5.20 2.45 0.15 3.47 F
CLINTON 3.67 1.67 0.00 4.02 F
WOLF CREEK 3.63 2.73 0.00 3.93 F
MELVERN 3.44 0.86 0.00 2.68 F
LOVEWELL 2.65 2.35 0.00 4.56 P
HILLSDALE 2.38 1.60 0.11 5.16 P
PERRY 1.68 0.83 0.15 6.00 P

+Walleye Forecast

Waterbody Density Preferred Lunker Big fish Bio rating
WALLEYE          
  (>15") (>20") (>25") (lbs.)  
  RES        
WILSON 4.92 2.18 0.28 8.52 G
KIRWIN 4.67 0.56 0.11 8.46 G
MARION 3.33 0.22 0.00 4.65 G
CEDAR BLUFF 2.88 0.50 0.01 7.93 G
WEBSTER 2.75 0.83 0.14 6.60 G
EL DORADO 2.69 1.11 0.13 7.94 G
MILFORD 2.67 0.23 0.02 6.17 G
GLEN ELDER 2.50 0.32 0.01 6.61 G
CHENEY 1.38 0.89 0.13 7.54 F
LOVEWELL 1.35 0.54 0.02 8.16 G
HILLSDALE 0.81 0.08 0.03 5.74 G
WOLF CREEK 0.59 0.20 0.02 5.99 F
MELVERN 0.50 0.06 0.00 4.59 F
CLINTON 0.45 0.00 0.00 2.91 F
POMONA 0.37 0.06 0.00 4.58 F
KANOPOLIS 0.07 0.00 0.00 1.94 P
BIG HILL 0.03 0.00 0.00 1.17 P
COUNCIL GROVE 0.02 0.02 0.00 2.80 P
ELK CITY 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.30 P
SEBELIUS 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.51 F

+Black Crappie Forecast

Waterbody Density Preferred Lunker Big fish Bio rating
BLACK CRAPPIE          
  (>8") (>10") (>12") (lbs.)  
  RES        
SEBELIUS 29.67 15.60 1.47 1.64 G
CEDAR BLUFF 22.55 2.24 0.06 1.29 G
KIRWIN 12.02 11.19 5.92 2.06 G
WEBSTER 5.17 2.02 0.02 1.40 G
LOVEWELL 4.33 0.38 0.07 1.43 G
KANOPOLIS 3.50 2.39 0.44 1.43 G
MILFORD 2.77 0.81 0.02 1.63 F
GLEN ELDER 1.94 1.55 0.17 1.26 G
HILLSDALE 1.33 0.29 0.06 1.36 G
CLINTON 1.30 0.93 0.04 1.10 P
MARION 1.25 0.50 0.25 1.31 P
BIG HILL 0.63 0.13 0.07 0.92 P
WILSON 0.62 0.22 0.11 1.68 P
JOHN REDMOND 0.48 0.10 0.03 1.29 P
PERRY 0.35 0.11 0.00 0.81 P
TORONTO 0.28 0.15 0.04 1.19 P
WOLF CREEK 0.17 0.06 0.06 1.39 P
EL DORADO 0.14 0.07 0.02 1.19 P
FALL RIVER 0.10 0.08 0.02 1.14 P
POMONA 0.10 0.06 0.00 0.66 P
TUTTLE CREEK 0.04 0.02 0.02 1.17 P
CHENEY 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.20 P
ELK CITY 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.13 P

+Bluegill Forecast

Waterbody Density Preferred Lunker Big fish Bio rating
BLUEGILL          
  (>6") (>8") (>10") (lbs.)  
  RES        
SEBELIUS 56.50 6.07 0.00 0.63 G
CEDAR BLUFF 23.14 0.20 0.00 0.41 G
KANOPOLIS 8.00 0.00 0.00 0.39 G
WILSON 7.00 0.04 0.00 0.34 G
WEBSTER 5.29 0.25 0.00 0.50 G
HILLSDALE 4.92 0.04 0.00 0.46 G
BIG HILL 3.00 0.00 0.00 0.34 F
LOVEWELL 2.98 0.00 0.00 0.32 F
LACYGNE 2.29 0.02 0.02 0.35 G
CLINTON 2.17 0.02 0.02 0.34 F
PERRY 1.39 0.00 0.00 0.34 F
KIRWIN 1.10 0.06 0.00 0.59 F
GLEN ELDER 1.03 0.20 0.06 0.70 F
MILFORD 0.96 0.13 0.00 0.47 F
MELVERN 0.80 0.05 0.02 0.37 P
FALL RIVER 0.48 0.00 0.00 0.27 P
POMONA 0.46 0.02 0.02 0.43 G
CHENEY 0.40 0.00 0.00 0.22 P
EL DORADO 0.34 0.00 0.00 0.23 P
WOLF CREEK 0.30 0.00 0.00 0.18 P
COUNCIL GROVE 0.17 0.00 0.00 0.21 P
TORONTO 0.13 0.00 0.00 0.23 P
TUTTLE CREEK 0.13 0.00 0.00 0.35 P
JOHN REDMOND 0.08 0.00 0.00 0.18 P
ELK CITY 0.02 0.00 0.00 0.16 P

+Channel Catfish Forecast

Waterbody Density Preferred Lunker Big fish Bio rating
CHANNEL CATFISH          
  (>16") (>24") (>28") (lbs.)  
  RES        
LOVEWELL 6.11 0.96 0.13 13.83 G
HILLSDALE 5.81 0.22 0.06 10.62 G
BIG HILL 5.47 0.63 0.03 8.60 G
MARION 5.36 0.20 0.02 5.48 G
TORONTO 3.75 2.36 0.53 12.78 G
KANOPOLIS 3.70 0.48 0.00 6.54 G
ELK CITY 3.11 0.47 0.03 8.42 G
WILSON 2.76 0.48 0.03 10.11 G
PERRY 2.54 0.65 0.14 12.70 G
MELVERN 2.46 0.30 0.06 11.45 G
CLINTON 2.45 0.09 0.00 6.06 G
CHENEY 2.29 0.51 0.09 14.81 G
LACYGNE 2.27 0.02 0.00 7.26 G
GLEN ELDER 1.94 0.45 0.17 16.60 G
POMONA 1.51 0.09 0.06 11.96 G
FALL RIVER 1.43 1.06 0.37 14.53 G
WEBSTER 1.28 0.08 0.03 10.64 F
KIRWIN 1.22 0.33 0.08 11.23 F
COUNCIL GROVE 1.18 0.20 0.04 7.59 F
JOHN REDMOND 0.98 0.24 0.10 14.02 F
CEDAR BLUFF 0.90 0.12 0.04 14.15 F
WOLF CREEK 0.81 0.00 0.00 4.16 F
TUTTLE CREEK 0.75 0.12 0.07 14.31 F
EL DORADO 0.67 0.02 0.00 5.39 F
MILFORD 0.30 0.03 0.02 9.23 F
SEBELIUS 0.17 0.10 0.10 22.56 F

+White Bass Forecast

Waterbody Density Preferred Lunker Big fish Bio rating
WHITE BASS          
  (>9") (>12") (>15") (lbs.)  
  RES        
GLEN ELDER 19.40 15.73 3.22 3.49 E
MARION 15.40 9.84 0.40 1.87 E
KANOPOLIS 10.74 5.05 0.49 2.86 G
CEDAR BLUFF 8.56 7.87 2.47 2.49 G
PERRY 8.42 4.26 0.33 2.51 G
CLINTON 8.00 7.17 0.83 2.31 G
WEBSTER 6.39 4.19 0.11 2.73 G
POMONA 6.26 3.31 0.14 1.88 G
JOHN REDMOND 5.75 4.85 1.19 3.12 G
HILLSDALE 4.75 2.03 0.08 1.66 G
MILFORD 4.50 2.73 0.17 1.91 G
TORONTO 4.36 3.44 1.36 2.85 G
KIRWIN 3.94 3.39 0.72 2.64 G
FALL RIVER 3.94 2.77 1.00 3.29 G
LOVEWELL 3.46 2.09 0.37 2.15 G
EL DORADO 3.27 1.42 0.38 2.01 G
BIG HILL 2.87 2.43 0.27 2.35 G
MELVERN 2.82 2.28 0.32 2.34 G
WOLF CREEK 2.78 2.13 0.43 1.72 F
LACYGNE 2.75 1.66 0.39 2.88 G
WILSON 2.72 2.22 0.88 2.96 F
COUNCIL GROVE 2.16 1.33 0.18 2.23 F
CHENEY 1.67 1.45 0.59 2.58 F
TUTTLE CREEK 0.27 0.07 0.03 2.96 F
ELK CITY 0.25 0.17 0.03 1.94 F

+Black Bass Combined Forecast

Waterbody Density Preferred Lunker 3 yr avg Size Rating
Sebelius Reservoir 92.35 32.94 0.00 72.41 Reservoir Good
Wilson Reservoir 84.21 49.85 2.32 52.41 Reservoir Good
Webster Reservoir 73.53 21.18 0.00 40.74 Reservoir Good
LaCygne Reservoir 55.42 33.13 6.02 51.34 Reservoir Excellent
Big Hill Reservoir 54.62 25.21 2.52 32.28 Reservoir Good
Kirwin Reservoir 42.35 34.71 0.00 32.39 Reservoir Good
Glen Elder Reservoir 42.21 25.61 5.36 46.53 Reservoir Good
El Dorado Reservoir 28.24 12.94 1.18 24.12 Reservoir Fair
Wolf Creek Reservoir 20.77 18.46 5.38 34.21 Reservoir Fair
Melvern Reservoir 12.75 5.29 1.57 19.85 Reservoir Fair
Toronto Reservoir 10.46 5.88 0.00 10.46 Reservoir Poor
Milford Reservoir 9.63 6.19 1.38 17.42 Reservoir Fair
Cedar Bluff Reservoir 7.37 4.32 0.00 9.92 Reservoir Fair
Kanopolis Reservoir 6.34 1.46 0.00 9.80 Reservoir Poor
Clinton Reservoir 5.69 2.91 0.24 6.68 Reservoir Fair
Perry Reservoir 5.11 2.84 0.57 14.43 Reservoir Fair
Hillsdale Reservoir 3.96 2.64 0.22 5.58 Reservoir Fair
Lovewell Reservoir 1.24 1.24 0.00 1.24 Reservoir Poor

+Percids Combined Forecast

Waterbody Density Preferred Lunker 3 yr avg Size Rating
Sebelius Reservoir 12.40 2.50 0.00 9.43 Reservoir Good
Wilson Reservoir 8.70 3.97 0.70 6.72 Reservoir Excellent
Cedar Bluff Reservoir 4.04 0.54 0.00 4.00 Reservoir Good
Perry Reservoir 3.96 0.65 0.22 2.25 Reservoir Excellent
Kirwin Reservoir 2.92 0.67 0.25 2.97 Reservoir Good
Milford Reservoir 2.60 0.45 0.05 2.05 Reservoir Fair
El Dorado Reservoir 2.53 1.40 0.13 2.22 Reservoir Good
Marion Reservoir 2.40 0.07 0.00 1.73 Reservoir Good
Glen Elder Reservoir 2.04 0.42 0.00 3.15 Reservoir Good
Webster Reservoir 2.00 0.67 0.25 2.03 Reservoir Good
Council Grove Reservoir 1.93 1.71 0.50 1.82 Reservoir Fair
Clinton Reservoir 1.75 0.88 0.13 1.29 Reservoir Fair
Cheney Reservoir 1.70 1.19 0.11 1.31 Reservoir Fair
Kanopolis Reservoir 1.43 0.48 0.19 3.74 Reservoir Fair
Lovewell Reservoir 1.15 0.30 0.05 0.83 Reservoir Fair
Melvern Reservoir 1.10 0.45 0.10 0.95 Reservoir Fair
Horsethief Reservoir 0.80 0.60 0.00 1.23 Reservoir Fair
Wolf Creek Reservoir 0.70 0.30 0.00 0.53 Reservoir Fair
Hillsdale Reservoir 0.33 0.08 0.00 0.42 Reservoir Good
Pomona Reservoir 0.29 0.14 0.00 0.18 Reservoir Fair
Tuttle Creek Reservoir 0.05 0.00 0.00 0.05 Reservoir Poor
Big Hill Reservoir 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Reservoir Poor
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.          
2nd Stocking  Jan.          
3rd Stocking  Feb.          
           
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        
2nd Stocking        
         
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2023-24 Season   17,000 trout    

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Southeast Region

Kings Lake

Emporia State University

Stockings Start in January

Mined Land WA - Unit #30
1st Stocking    
2nd Stocking    
3rd Stocking    
     
     
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        
2nd Stocking        
3rd Stocking        
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          Dry 
2nd  Stocking                Fish will be 
3rd  Stocking             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       
 2nd  Stocking       
 3rd  Stocking      
       
         
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      
2nd Stocking          
3rd Stocking        
         
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    
2nd Stocking    
3rd Stocking    
     
     
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    
2nd Stocking    
3rd Stocking    
     
     
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
Dillon Nature Center
620-663-7411
1st  Stocking       
2nd Stocking      
3rd Stocking      
       
       
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for
2023-24 Season
     
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