Kanopolis Reservoir Fishing Information

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Kanopolis Reservoir Map
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Trout Lake
Fishing Forecast
Counties:
GPS:
N38 38.709 W097 59.244
Surface Acres:
3,550
Maximum Depth:
35
Normal Lake Level:
1463 msl This lake is generally held 4 feet above this conservation level during the summertime.
Current Lake Level:
1465.8
Lake Temperature:
77 F

33 miles SW of Salina on K-149 & K141 US

Corps Of Engineers 785-546-2294

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Fishing Forecast Information

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+Saugeye Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3-yr average
  (>14”) (>18”) (>22”) (LBS.)   (>14”)
KANOPOLIS 4.76 2.24 0.00 3.58 G 4.59
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 3.00 1.30 0.40 5.32 G 5.86
COUNCIL GROVE 1.40 0.80 0.60 5.26 F 0.80
TUTTLE CREEK 0.20 0.00 0.00 1.90 F 0.13

+Black Crappie Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3-yr average
  (>8”) (>10”) (>12”) (LBS.)   (>8”)
KIRWIN 18.31 0.50 0.06 1.35 G 6.44
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 6.00 2.20 0.00 0.86 G 3.03
WEBSTER 5.44 0.69 0.00 0.95 F 2.10
MARION 1.60 0.40 0.00 0.90 P 1.20
LOVEWELL 1.27 0.27 0.00 0.86 F 1.07
CEDAR BLUFF 1.26 0.95 0.16 1.16 F 0.81
HILLSDALE 1.00 0.13 0.06 1.26 F 0.56
KANOPOLIS 0.81 0.81 0.19 1.02 F 0.46
EL DORADO 0.60 0.13 0.00 0.68 P 0.24
WOLF CREEK 0.50 0.50 0.21 1.14 P 0.50
BIG HILL 0.30 0.10 0.00 0.68 P 0.53
CLINTON 0.25 0.13 0.00 0.84 P 0.33
TORONTO 0.25 0.06 0.06 1.09 P 0.15
MILFORD 0.19 0.13 0.00 0.64 F 0.29
GLEN ELDER 0.14 0.05 0.00 0.73 P 0.11
WILSON 0.13 0.07 0.00 0.70 P 0.16
TUTTLE CREEK 0.13 0.06 0.06 2.83 P 0.06
PERRY 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.23 P 0.07

+Flathead Catfish Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3-yr average
  (>20”) (>28”) (>34”) (LBS.)   (>20”)
LACYGNE 0.50 0.08 0.00 6.62 E 0.37
TORONTO 0.42 0.00 0.00 5.36 G 0.63
BIG HILL 0.20 0.10 0.00 6.41 G 0.20
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 0.20 0.10 0.00 9.66 F 0.20
MELVERN 0.19 0.06 0.00 3.50 F 0.13
FALL RIVER 0.17 0.08 0.08 8.85 G 0.12
EL DORADO 0.13 0.00 0.00 2.40 G 0.15
COUNCIL GROVE 0.10 0.00 0.00 5.17 F 0.08
KANOPOLIS 0.10 0.00 0.00 3.21 F 0.10
WEBSTER 0.08 0.08 0.00 7.84 F 0.08
ELK CITY 0.08 0.00 0.00 1.87 F 0.08
POMONA 0.08 0.00 0.00 1.56 G 0.07
HILLSDALE 0.08 0.00 0.00 5.61 G 0.11
WOLF CREEK 0.06 0.00 0.00 2.76 F 0.06
JOHN REDMOND 0.06 0.00 0.00 3.13 G 0.09
TUTTLE CREEK 0.05 0.00 0.00 3.00 G 0.05
PERRY 0.03 0.00 0.00 4.36 G 0.02
LOVEWELL 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 G 0.03

+Largemouth Bass Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3-yr average
  (>12”) (>15”) (>20”) (LBS.)   (>12”)
LACYGNE 89.09 66.36 17.27 10.69 E 78.24
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 38.89 29.86 0.00 3.12 E 89.19
BIG HILL 26.92 16.43 1.05 5.38 G 29.83
CEDAR BLUFF 19.46 7.16 0.00 4.11 F 11.19
GLEN ELDER 10.43 2.41 0.13 5.14 G 4.50
HILLSDALE 8.22 1.99 0.25 6.68 F 7.95
WILSON 8.06 5.32 0.00 3.38 F 4.86
CLINTON 5.62 0.56 0.00 4.35 P 3.00
KANOPOLIS 2.93 0.98 0.00 2.06 P 1.83
WOLF CREEK 2.37 1.18 0.00 2.86 F 5.03
PERRY 2.18 1.63 0.00 3.09 F 4.68
MELVERN 1.31 0.00 0.00 1.57 P 1.61
LOVEWELL 1.18 0.59 0.00 2.65 F 2.55
EL DORADO 0.59 0.00 0.00 0.91 F 10.36
KIRWIN 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.19 F 0.61
WEBSTER 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.07 F 1.18

+Bluegill Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3-yr average
  (>6”) (>8”) (>10”) (LBS.)   (>6”)
WEBSTER 14.19 0.13 0.00 0.46 G 5.00
MARION 9.20 0.00 0.00 0.23 F 7.73
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 9.00 0.10 0.00 0.45 G 5.53
LOVEWELL 6.64 0.00 0.00 0.29 F 2.86
HILLSDALE 4.69 0.06 0.00 0.47 G 3.54
LACYGNE 3.69 0.00 0.00 0.30 F 4.33
BIG HILL 2.20 0.00 0.00 0.29 F 3.03
KIRWIN 2.06 0.00 0.00 0.37 F 0.69
WILSON 2.00 0.00 0.00 0.32 F 1.02
KANOPOLIS 1.44 0.06 0.00 0.52 F 0.95
CEDAR BLUFF 1.37 0.00 0.00 0.31 P 1.25
GLEN ELDER 1.09 0.00 0.00 0.38 P 0.41
CLINTON 0.69 0.00 0.00 0.26 P 0.94
EL DORADO 0.47 0.00 0.00 0.10 P 0.42
PERRY 0.38 0.00 0.00 0.16 P 0.76
MELVERN 0.38 0.00 0.00 0.22 P 0.81
FALL RIVER 0.31 0.00 0.00 0.26 P 0.81
POMONA 0.31 0.00 0.00 0.26 P 0.44
WOLF CREEK 0.21 0.00 0.00 0.18 F 0.98
MILFORD 0.19 0.00 0.00 0.30 F 0.67
TUTTLE CREEK 0.13 0.00 0.00 0.29 P 0.10
TORONTO 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.13 P 0.31
JOHN REDMOND 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.20 P 1.30
ELK CITY 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.16 P 0.33
COUNCIL GROVE 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.09 F 0.08

+White Bass Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3-yr average
  (>9”) (>12”) (>15”) (LBS.)   (>9”)
GLEN ELDER 19.54 13.75 2.83 2.60 E 10.64
CEDAR BLUFF 17.13 14.78 4.35 1.93 E 14.70
TORONTO 9.00 7.08 1.42 2.76 G 5.36
ELK CITY 8.25 6.25 0.33 2.19 G 5.66
KANOPOLIS 8.00 7.33 1.38 2.65 G 9.02
WEBSTER 6.00 2.08 0.33 1.93 G 5.86
JOHN REDMOND 5.56 5.39 1.22 3.21 G 6.78
CLINTON 5.50 5.44 2.19 2.31 F 8.25
FALL RIVER 5.08 3.25 1.25 2.48 G 3.60
LOVEWELL 4.90 1.95 0.00 1.27 G 4.01
MARION 4.53 1.40 0.00 1.68 G 2.76
EL DORADO 4.20 3.60 0.80 2.16 G 2.79
MELVERN 3.88 3.56 0.56 2.59 F 9.58
PERRY 3.28 1.90 0.14 2.80 G 5.71
KIRWIN 3.17 2.25 0.42 2.93 G 3.83
LACYGNE 3.00 1.58 0.08 1.60 G 2.40
WILSON 2.93 2.60 0.40 2.97 F 2.30
CHENEY 2.85 2.25 0.85 2.78 G 6.65
HILLSDALE 2.83 2.50 0.00 1.12 F 4.53
WOLF CREEK 2.63 1.75 0.06 1.56 F 2.99
POMONA 2.58 2.00 0.17 3.07 F 9.65
MILFORD 1.80 1.45 0.15 2.01 F 1.12
BIG HILL 0.90 0.90 0.20 1.76 F 2.29
COUNCIL GROVE 0.80 0.00 0.00 0.44 F 1.11
TUTTLE CREEK 0.15 0.10 0.00 1.40 P 0.27

+Channel Catfish Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3-yr average
  (>16”) (>24”) (>28”) (LBS.)   (>16”)
CLINTON 6.06 0.38 0.06 9.45 G 5.42
MARION 5.20 0.73 0.13 8.84 G 3.62
BIG HILL 5.10 0.30 0.00 5.74 G 4.68
HILLSDALE 5.08 0.25 0.17 9.89 G 4.25
MELVERN 4.50 0.19 0.00 6.67 G 3.75
LOVEWELL 4.30 0.60 0.00 7.25 G 2.78
ELK CITY 4.08 1.08 0.00 7.46 G 3.79
KANOPOLIS 3.71 0.00 0.00 4.56 G 3.05
POMONA 3.25 0.25 0.00 4.91 G 3.57
COUNCIL GROVE 2.60 0.30 0.00 8.07 G 1.78
WILSON 2.57 0.10 0.00 7.93 G 2.06
PERRY 2.45 0.34 0.03 8.60 G 2.45
LACYGNE 2.00 0.00 0.00 3.93 G 1.76
TORONTO 1.75 0.67 0.17 9.64 G 1.69
GLEN ELDER 1.67 0.21 0.04 14.18 F 1.90
FALL RIVER 1.25 0.50 0.17 11.49 G 1.11
CHENEY 1.15 0.60 0.15 13.07 F 0.85
MILFORD 1.15 0.10 0.00 6.59 F 1.20
WOLF CREEK 1.13 0.00 0.00 4.25 F 1.10
JOHN REDMOND 1.06 0.56 0.56 22.05 G 0.84
WEBSTER 1.00 0.08 0.00 6.04 F 0.99
CEDAR BLUFF 0.35 0.04 0.00 5.81 F 0.35
KIRWIN 0.33 0.17 0.00 6.71 F 0.61
EL DORADO 0.27 0.00 0.00 3.78 G 0.31
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 0.20 0.10 0.10 9.45 F 0.33
TUTTLE CREEK 0.15 0.00 0.00 4.38 F 0.45

+Black Basses Combined Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Biologist rating 3-yr average
LACYGNE 89.09 66.36 17.27 E 78.24
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 52.78 34.03 0.00 E 98.72
WOLF CREEK 47.93 31.36 5.92 G 45.67
GLEN ELDER 32.75 15.11 1.74 G 20.69
BIG HILL 28.67 17.48 1.05 G 32.48
CEDAR BLUFF 22.15 7.83 0.00 F 13.72
WILSON 18.35 11.32 1.20 G 8.46
EL DORADO 18.34 3.55 0.59 G 29.59
MELVERN 10.98 3.14 0.00 G 14.64
HILLSDALE 8.34 2.12 0.37 F 7.99
CLINTON 7.08 1.24 0.11 P 4.42
KANOPOLIS 2.93 0.98 0.00 P 1.83
PERRY 2.72 2.18 0.00 F 6.26
LOVEWELL 1.18 0.59 0.00 F 2.55
KIRWIN 0.00 0.00 0.00 F 0.61
WEBSTER 0.00 0.00 0.00 F 1.18

+Blue Catfish Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3-yr average
  (>20”) (>30”) (>35”) (LBS.)   (>20”)
WOLF CREEK 3.31 0.63 0.06 22.05 G 2.58
MILFORD 3.05 0.40 0.10 20.94 G 1.78
ELK CITY 1.75 0.00 0.00 6.15 G 0.64
EL DORADO 1.13 0.13 0.07 23.88 G 0.81
WILSON 0.53 0.00 0.00 10.26 G 0.44
LOVEWELL 0.50 0.00 0.00 12.63 G 0.45
MELVERN 0.44 0.13 0.06 21.02 F 0.29
CLINTON 0.31 0.13 0.00 19.02 F 0.69
TUTTLE CREEK 0.30 0.05 0.05 24.69 F 0.17
LACYGNE 0.25 0.00 0.00 4.97 F 0.15
PERRY 0.03 0.00 0.00 3.57 P 0.13
KANOPOLIS 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.17 P 0.00
JOHN REDMOND 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.99 P 0.02
POMONA 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.64 P 0.00
GLEN ELDER 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.27 P 0.00

+Wiper Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3-yr average
  (>16”) (>20”) (>24”) (LBS.)   (>16”)
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 9.60 4.20 0.00 6.26 G 9.86
MARION 7.93 2.27 0.00 6.08 E 7.33
CHENEY 5.65 1.10 0.10 6.26 E 4.78
EL DORADO 4.20 1.80 0.00 5.41 G 5.28
MILFORD 3.35 1.60 0.00 9.37 G 7.57
GLEN ELDER 2.38 2.21 0.13 8.66 G 2.93
CEDAR BLUFF 2.17 1.43 0.09 6.68 G 3.08
POMONA 1.50 0.58 0.00 4.82 G 1.77
KANOPOLIS 1.29 0.38 0.00 5.69 F 1.48
KIRWIN 1.17 0.67 0.17 8.46 G 2.81
CLINTON 1.06 0.75 0.00 4.48 F 1.58
WEBSTER 0.75 0.33 0.00 4.97 G 1.18
LACYGNE 0.50 0.17 0.00 4.42 G 0.95
COUNCIL GROVE 0.20 0.20 0.00 7.31 P 1.49
WOLF CREEK 0.13 0.00 0.00 3.24 F 0.47
JOHN REDMOND 0.11 0.06 0.00 4.59 P 0.11
LOVEWELL 0.05 0.00 0.00 3.06 F 0.86
Stocking Records Information

+Blue Catfish Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Source Number Stocked
KANOPOLIS RESERVOIR RESV 09/28/17 MILFORD HATCHERY 30343
PERRY RESERVOIR RESV 09/28/17 MILFORD HATCHERY 12215
LACYGNE RESERVOIR RESV 09/28/17 MILFORD HATCHERY 2603
POMONA RESERVOIR RESV 09/28/17 MILFORD HATCHERY 4255
    10/02/17 MILFORD HATCHERY 11183
      Total Requested 48600
      Total Stocked 60599

+Saugeye Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Source Number Stocked
KANOPOLIS RESERVOIR RESV 05/18/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 24331
SEBELIUS RESERVOIR RESV 05/24/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 19529
WELLINGTON CITY LAKE COML 05/18/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 14994
CENTRALIA CITY LAKE COML 05/24/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 12417
GARNETT-CEDAR CREEK LAKE COML 05/31/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 7364
PARSONS CITY LAKE COML 05/31/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 20304
MCPHERSON STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 05/31/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 2840
WELLINGTON-HARGIS CREEK LAKE COML 05/18/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 2553
OTTAWA STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 05/31/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 4499
SHAWNEE STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 05/24/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 2562
MIDDLE CREEK STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 05/24/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 5256
COUNCIL GROVE RESERVOIR RESV 05/31/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 32600
WELLINGTON CITY LAKE COML 05/18/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 9660
KANOPOLIS RESERVOIR RESV 05/18/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 20538
WELLINGTON CITY LAKE COML 05/18/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 1444
SEBELIUS RESERVOIR RESV 05/24/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 13760
SEBELIUS RESERVOIR RESV 05/24/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 6701
KANOPOLIS RESERVOIR RESV 05/31/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 12466
      Total Requested 476125
      Total Stocked 213818

+Channel Catfish Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Source Number Stocked
MILFORD FISH HATCHERY OTHR 06/19/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 151390
NEW MEXICO   06/20/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 100339
PRATT FISH HATCHERY OTHR 06/17/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 244252
COMMERCIAL FISH GROWER   06/19/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 553050
FARLINGTON FISH HATCHERY OTHR 06/20/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 503505
KANOPOLIS RESERVOIR RESV 06/23/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 101130
NINNESCAH RIVER-S FORK-PR COUNTY STRM 06/23/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 483427
COMMERCIAL FISH GROWER   06/23/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 106992
NEBRASKA   06/23/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 366353
      Total Requested 2090000
      Total Stocked 2610438
Trout Stocking Information

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Northwest Region Trout Stocking Schedule

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        
3rd Stocking      
4th Stocking        
5th Stocking      
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