Milford Reservoir Fishing Information

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Counties:
GPS:
N39 06.241 W96 53.682
Surface Acres:
16,200 acres
Maximum Depth:
65 feet
Normal Lake Level:
1144.4

5 mi NW of Junction City on US-77

KDWPT is conducting a Walleye tagging study on Milford Reservoir, if you catch a walleye at Milford Reservoir with a tag use the following form to fill out and send to KDWPT. Thank you for your help!

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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

+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

+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

+Wiper Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3 year average
  (>16”) (>20”) (>24”) (LBS.)   (>16”)
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  11.00 5.40 0.20 8.56 E 9.73
EL DORADO  5.40 3.60 0.00 5.38 4.41
CHENEY  5.15 1.50 0.00 7.32 4.80
MILFORD  3.45 1.70 0.00 5.82 6.05
KIRWIN  3.40 0.40 0.00 6.21 2.19
WEBSTER  3.08 1.58 0.08 7.59 1.47
MARION  2.87 0.20 0.00 3.66 6.23
GLEN ELDER  2.17 2.17 0.21 8.27 2.50
CLINTON  1.19 0.94 0.00 5.49 F 1.02
CEDAR BLUFF  0.83 0.71 0.04 7.53 F 1.84
LACYGNE  0.83 0.08 0.00 5.25 0.87
POMONA  0.67 0.08 0.00 3.41 1.33
COUNCIL GROVE  0.40 0.40 0.00 5.48 F 0.91
LOVEWELL  0.40 0.10 0.00 4.88 F 0.57
WOLF CREEK  0.11 0.06 0.00 4.90 F 0.17
WILSON  0.03 0.03 0.00 5.66 P 0.03

+Percids Combined Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Biologist rating 3 year average
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  9.40 1.90 0.90 G 5.53
KANOPOLIS  7.69 5.81 0.44 G 5.15
CEDAR BLUFF  6.38 0.21 0.00 G 5.53
WILSON  5.57 3.17 0.00 F 4.94
GLEN ELDER  3.08 0.38 0.00 G 3.58
EL DORADO  2.53 0.80 0.00 G 3.22
KIRWIN  2.20 1.07 0.13 G 2.18
WEBSTER  2.00 0.83 0.00 G 2.11
PERRY  1.70 0.65 0.15 G 2.18
MILFORD  1.50 0.25 0.00 G 2.50
COUNCIL GROVE  1.47 0.33 0.13 F 1.67
CLINTON  0.94 0.88 0.50 F 1.92
MARION  0.80 0.07 0.00 F 1.81
CHENEY  0.55 0.15 0.05 F 2.02
LOVEWELL  0.50 0.15 0.00 F 1.17
WOLF CREEK  0.50 0.00 0.00 F 0.53
MELVERN  0.44 0.00 0.00 F 0.38
HILLSDALE  0.17 0.08 0.08 F 0.61
POMONA  0.08 0.08 0.08 P 0.64

+Temperate Basses Combined Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Biologist rating 3 year average
GLEN ELDER  18.54 16.17 2.33 E 17.40
CEDAR BLUFF  13.33 12.75 4.75 G 15.94
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  11.00 5.40 0.20 G 9.73
MARION  10.20 4.60 0.00 G 10.82
CLINTON  9.13 7.25 1.31 G 9.77
FALL RIVER  8.67 7.00 2.17 G 4.72
KANOPOLIS  7.56 2.81 0.56 F 8.33
EL DORADO  7.27 5.40 0.40 G 7.26
MILFORD  7.20 3.10 0.05 G 8.17
KIRWIN  6.87 3.13 0.53 G 4.82
CHENEY  6.55 2.80 0.15 G 9.42
JOHN REDMOND  5.10 0.55 0.15 G 4.90
LOVEWELL  4.65 2.30 0.00 G 5.15
WEBSTER  4.50 2.42 0.17 G 5.81
TORONTO  3.92 1.83 0.08 G 4.81
COUNCIL GROVE  3.33 1.53 0.00 F 2.40
LACYGNE  3.17 1.83 0.08 G 2.96
ELK CITY  3.13 2.06 0.25 G 4.67
WOLF CREEK  2.89 2.67 0.72 G 3.27
POMONA  2.75 1.92 0.00 G 3.84
BIG HILL  2.70 2.70 0.40 F 3.09
PERRY  2.25 0.30 0.00 F 3.33
WILSON  2.03 1.97 0.33 G 2.20
MELVERN  1.81 1.69 0.69 F 7.42
HILLSDALE  0.92 0.50 0.00 F 3.33
Stocking Records Information

+Palmetto Bass/Wiper Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Source Number Stocked
PRATT FISH HATCHERY OTHR 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 300000
CEDAR BLUFF RESERVOIR RESV 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 362000
SEBELIUS RESERVOIR RESV 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 100000
MILFORD RESERVOIR RESV 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 2000000
HERINGTON CITY LAKE-NEW COML 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 60000
KIRWIN RESERVOIR RESV 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 300000
CENTRALIA CITY LAKE COML 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 80000
EUREKA CITY LAKE COML 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 25900
WEBSTER RESERVOIR RESV 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 200000
LYON STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 13500
SG COUNTY-TOM SCOTT LAKE COML 05/17/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 5000
WICHITA-WATSON PARK LAKE COML 05/17/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 8000
MADISON CITY LAKE COML 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 11400
MOLINE NEW CITY LAKE - NORTH COML 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 25900
JOHN REDMOND RESERVOIR RESV 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 500000
LOVEWELL RESERVOIR RESV 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 300000
FARLINGTON FISH HATCHERY OTHR 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 25000
IOWA   05/17/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 1150000
MISSOURI   05/17/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 500000
NEBRASKA   05/17/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 1120000
      Total Requested 3366700
      Total Stocked 7086700

+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

+Walleye Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Source Number Stocked
MILFORD RESERVOIR RESV 05/24/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 7119
HILLSDALE RESERVOIR RESV 05/22/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 44321
MILFORD RESERVOIR RESV 06/01/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 4625
MILFORD RESERVOIR RESV 05/24/17 - COMMERCIAL 35211
MILFORD RESERVOIR RESV 05/25/17 - COMMERCIAL 51539
MILFORD FISH HATCHERY OTHR 05/24/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 53827
CHENEY RESERVOIR RESV 05/24/17 - COMMERCIAL 71872
HORSETHIEF RESERVOIR RESV 05/22/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 18119
WEBSTER RESERVOIR RESV 05/23/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 110508
KIRWIN RESERVOIR RESV 05/25/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 74937
KIRWIN RESERVOIR RESV 05/30/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 41416
KIRWIN RESERVOIR RESV 06/01/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 33758
LOVEWELL RESERVOIR RESV 05/26/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 49917
BARBER SFL-LOWER SFLS 05/30/17 - COMMERCIAL 5194
CLARK STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 05/22/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 9522
HERINGTON CITY LAKE-NEW COML 06/01/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 8063
JEFFREY ENG. CTR.-AUX. MAKEUP LAKE WMAS 05/25/17 - COMMERCIAL 9000
PRATT COUNTY LAKE COML 05/30/17 - COMMERCIAL 5194
YATES CENTER CITY LAKE-NEW COML 05/31/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 3303
JEFFREY ENERGY CENTER-MAKE UP LAKE WMAS 05/25/17 - COMMERCIAL 6250
MINED LAND WA-CK/CR CO WMAS 06/01/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 5760
(FISH) GRAHAM CO-TREXLER POND FISH 06/01/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 2105
PRATT FISH HATCHERY OTHR 05/30/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 2426
MEADE FISH REARING STATION RPND 06/01/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 6678
      Total Requested 831100
      Total Stocked 660664