Kanopolis Reservoir Fishing Information

Kanopolis Reservoir Map
This Location does have Boat Access
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

Fishing Forecast Information

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+Saugeye Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3 year average
  (>14”) (>18”) (>22”) (LBS.)   (>14”)
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  9.40 1.90 0.90 6.18 G 5.53
KANOPOLIS  7.69 5.81 0.44 6.42 G 5.15
COUNCIL GROVE  1.47 0.33 0.13 3.47 F 1.13

+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

+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

+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
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    November 6 October 29 October 29
2nd Stocking        
3rd Stocking      
4th Stocking        
5th Stocking            
6th Stocking      
       
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for
2019-20 Season
12,000 4,200 9,000

 

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 Do to lake draw down fish will not be stocked this year October 29
2nd Stocking    
3rd Stocking    
4th Stocking    
5th Stocking    
     
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for
2019-20 Season
   
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