Paola - Lake Miola Fishing Information
City of Paola - 913-259-3665
1 mile North, 1 mile East of Paola
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method & Location|
|Largemouth Bass||Fair||0.5-4 lbs||Finesse plastics fished near vegetation edges and structure.|
|Channel catfish||Good||0.5-6 lbs||Chicken liver or worms fished near mainlake points.|
|Crappie||Slow||0.5-1 lbs||Minnows fished near brushpiles.|
|Saugeye||Slow||Up to 22 inches||Saugeye can be found drifting or trolling mudflats using jigs tipped with nightcrawler or jigging spoons.|
|Wiper||Fair||Up to 24 inches||Use shad imitation baits fished near main lake points.|
|Bluegill and Redear Sunfish||Good||Up to 10 inches||The bluegill and redear sunfish populations are in really good shape right now with many fish in the 7-9 inch length range. Use piece of nightcrawler or small jig at vegetation edges and rocky structures to target the panfish.|
Zebra mussels have been found at Paola City Lake (Lake Miola). The lake has been designated as an Aquatic Nuisance Species water. Fish may not be transported alive from ANS designated waters. To help prevent the spread of invasive species, please CLEAN, DRAIN & DRY all equipment when changing water bodies and dump your bait.
New Brushpiles were added on 3/9/18. Many of the new brushpiles can also be accessed by casting from the shore.
GPS Coordinate locations for brushpiles.
N 38.58540, W 094.84338
N 38.58954, W 094.84549
N 38.58493, W 094.84037
N 38.59411, W 094.84538
N 38.58334, W 094.84544
|Fishing Population||Creel Limit||Min Length Limit|
|Largemouth Bass||5||13 - 18 Slot|
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination
****Channel Catfish or Blue Catfish in combination