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

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>14”) (>18”) (>22”) (LBS.)   (>14”)
  RES          
SEBELIUS 12.40 2.50 0.00 4.01 G 9.43
COUNCIL GROVE 1.86 1.64 0.50 6.05 F 1.71
KANOPOLIS 1.43 0.48 0.19 5.10 F 3.74
WEBSTER 0.17 0.08 0.08 5.14 P 0.17
TUTTLE CREEK 0.05 0.00 0.00 0.98 P 0.05

+Largemouth Bass Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>12”) (>15”) (>20”) (LBS.)   (>12”)
  RES          
SEBELIUS 91.18 32.35 0.00 4.32 G 67.56
WEBSTER 73.53 21.18 0.00 3.99 G 40.74
WILSON 72.76 42.88 1.24 5.78 G 43.35
LACYGNE 55.42 33.13 6.02 6.49 E 51.34
BIG HILL 50.42 23.53 2.52 5.44 G 30.40
KIRWIN 42.35 34.71 0.00 2.92 G 32.39
TORONTO 9.80 5.23 0.00 3.53 P 9.80
GLEN ELDER 9.00 5.19 0.17 5.38 G 15.50
EL DORADO 6.47 2.94 0.00 3.04 F 6.76
KANOPOLIS 6.34 1.46 0.00 3.78 P 9.80
MELVERN 5.10 1.37 0.00 2.69 F 7.29
CEDAR BLUFF 4.57 3.56 0.00 3.98 G 6.46
HILLSDALE 3.96 2.64 0.22 5.16 F 5.58
MILFORD 3.90 2.75 0.00 4.68 F 9.64
CLINTON 3.87 1.94 0.00 4.03 F 5.43
WOLF CREEK 3.85 3.85 0.00 3.04 F 13.08
PERRY 2.84 2.27 0.00 5.48 F 8.30
LOVEWELL 1.24 1.24 0.00 4.15 P 1.24

+Flathead Catfish Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>20”) (>28”) (>34”) (LBS.)   (>20”)
  RES          
WEBSTER 0.17 0.00 0.00 4.07 G 0.28
WILSON 0.10 0.07 0.03 14.11 F 0.10
BIG HILL 0.10 0.00 0.00 1.92 F 0.17
KANOPOLIS 0.10 0.00 0.00 3.62 G 0.10
KIRWIN 0.08 0.00 0.00 3.11 G 0.08
TORONTO 0.08 0.00 0.00 3.91 G 0.09
CLINTON 0.06 0.00 0.00 2.95 G 0.06
TUTTLE CREEK 0.05 0.00 0.00 6.17 G 0.05
JOHN REDMOND 0.05 0.00 0.00 4.65 G 0.05
CHENEY 0.04 0.00 0.00 2.31 F 0.04
EL DORADO 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.07 F 0.10
MELVERN 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.21 F 0.03

+Black Crappie Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>8”) (>10”) (>12”) (LBS.)   (>8”)
  RES          
CEDAR BLUFF 19.78 1.72 0.00 0.74 G 8.65
KIRWIN 13.19 11.69 3.63 1.49 G 15.08
SEBELIUS 10.90 5.90 0.40 1.64 G 14.13
WEBSTER 6.25 2.06 0.00 0.92 G 5.65
GLEN ELDER 4.29 3.50 0.21 1.26 F 7.06
KANOPOLIS 2.50 1.42 0.08 0.97 F 4.82
LOVEWELL 2.14 0.21 0.07 1.06 F 3.38
MARION 1.25 0.50 0.25 1.31 F 2.53
CLINTON 1.06 1.00 0.13 1.10 F 0.56
BIG HILL 0.90 0.30 0.20 0.92 F 0.83
HILLSDALE 0.50 0.13 0.06 1.36 P 0.50
WILSON 0.40 0.40 0.13 1.16 F 1.02
PERRY 0.17 0.17 0.00 0.75 P 0.10
MILFORD 0.13 0.06 0.06 1.63 P 0.13
EL DORADO 0.13 0.13 0.06 1.19 P 0.15
FALL RIVER 0.06 0.06 0.00 0.69 P 0.03
JOHN REDMOND 0.06 0.06 0.00 0.48 P 0.72
TUTTLE CREEK 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.35 P 0.06
TORONTO 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.30 P 0.06
WOLF CREEK 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.96 P 0.37
CHENEY 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.21 P 0.00
ELK CITY 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 P 0.03

+Walleye Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>15”) (>20”) (>25”) (LBS.)   (>15”)
  RES          
WILSON 8.70 3.97 0.70 8.53 G 6.72
CEDAR BLUFF 4.04 0.54 0.00 4.37 G 4.00
KIRWIN 2.92 0.67 0.25 7.47 G 2.97
MILFORD 2.60 0.45 0.05 6.18 G 2.05
EL DORADO 2.53 1.40 0.13 6.89 G 2.22
MARION 2.40 0.07 0.00 3.33 G 1.73
GLEN ELDER 2.04 0.42 0.00 5.04 G 3.15
WEBSTER 1.83 0.58 0.17 6.60 G 1.97
CHENEY 1.70 1.19 0.11 6.74 F 1.31
LOVEWELL 1.15 0.30 0.05 8.17 F 0.83
WOLF CREEK 0.70 0.30 0.00 5.19 F 0.53
MELVERN 0.45 0.10 0.00 4.59 F 0.65
CLINTON 0.38 0.00 0.00 2.17 F 0.19
HILLSDALE 0.33 0.08 0.00 4.85 G 0.42
POMONA 0.29 0.14 0.00 4.58 F 0.18
COUNCIL GROVE 0.07 0.07 0.00 2.80 P 0.17
PERRY 0.04 0.00 0.00 1.34 P 0.04
BIG HILL 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.97 P 0.00
KANOPOLIS 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.13 F 0.00

+Bluegill Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>6”) (>8”) (>10”) (LBS.)   (>6”)
  RES          
SEBELIUS 57.10 1.30 0.00 1.51 G 28.77
CEDAR BLUFF 31.17 0.11 0.00 0.41 G 11.48
KANOPOLIS 19.25 0.00 0.00 0.34 F 7.62
WILSON 11.47 0.13 0.00 0.34 F 5.40
WEBSTER 9.38 0.06 0.00 0.47 G 9.48
CLINTON 4.69 0.06 0.06 0.33 F 2.81
HILLSDALE 4.56 0.06 0.00 0.36 F 3.58
BIG HILL 4.10 0.00 0.00 0.34 G 3.57
LACYGNE 3.06 0.00 0.00 0.35 F 1.71
PERRY 2.67 0.00 0.00 0.34 G 1.53
LOVEWELL 2.50 0.00 0.00 0.32 F 1.85
GLEN ELDER 2.21 0.38 0.17 0.45 F 3.36
MARION 2.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 P 3.45
MILFORD 1.31 0.13 0.00 0.43 F 1.31
MELVERN 1.06 0.00 0.00 0.29 P 0.54
KIRWIN 0.94 0.00 0.00 0.33 F 3.29
FALL RIVER 0.88 0.00 0.00 0.27 P 0.72
POMONA 0.83 0.00 0.00 0.25 P 0.82
CHENEY 0.40 0.00 0.00 0.22 P 0.40
EL DORADO 0.38 0.00 0.00 0.20 P 0.88
WOLF CREEK 0.29 0.00 0.00 0.17 P 0.74
COUNCIL GROVE 0.23 0.00 0.00 0.21 P 0.10
TUTTLE CREEK 0.19 0.00 0.00 0.35 P 0.19
JOHN REDMOND 0.19 0.00 0.00 0.18 P 0.16
TORONTO 0.13 0.00 0.00 0.22 P 0.06
ELK CITY 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.16 P 0.54

+Channel Catfish Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>16”) (>24”) (>28”) (LBS.)   (>16”)
  RES          
MARION 6.73 0.13 0.00 4.72 E 4.13
HILLSDALE 6.67 0.08 0.08 10.63 E 4.75
TORONTO 6.08 3.08 0.50 12.79 E 3.55
KANOPOLIS 4.76 0.67 0.00 6.39 G 4.38
BIG HILL 4.60 0.50 0.10 8.52 G 5.87
LOVEWELL 4.25 0.90 0.15 13.84 G 5.67
ELK CITY 3.83 0.83 0.08 8.43 G 2.86
CLINTON 3.56 0.00 0.00 4.89 G 3.21
WILSON 2.83 0.57 0.00 7.25 G 2.92
PERRY 2.70 0.57 0.04 8.42 G 1.73
MELVERN 2.30 0.20 0.10 11.46 G 3.16
POMONA 2.00 0.14 0.00 8.00 G 2.24
CHENEY 2.00 0.70 0.19 10.85 G 1.26
FALL RIVER 2.00 1.33 0.33 10.54 G 2.17
LACYGNE 1.93 0.00 0.00 3.94 G 1.37
KIRWIN 1.58 0.33 0.00 7.66 G 1.24
COUNCIL GROVE 1.29 0.14 0.00 5.86 F 0.94
GLEN ELDER 1.04 0.42 0.13 14.97 F 1.78
JOHN REDMOND 0.95 0.19 0.14 14.03 F 0.98
EL DORADO 0.80 0.07 0.00 5.40 F 0.49
WOLF CREEK 0.75 0.00 0.00 4.17 F 0.86
WEBSTER 0.75 0.00 0.00 3.84 G 1.14
CEDAR BLUFF 0.58 0.04 0.04 10.64 F 0.35
MILFORD 0.40 0.00 0.00 2.79 F 0.45
TUTTLE CREEK 0.30 0.05 0.00 7.33 F 0.30
SEBELIUS 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.06 F 0.13

+White Bass Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>9”) (>12”) (>15”) (LBS.)   (>9”)
  RES          
GLEN ELDER 21.75 14.33 3.04 2.78 E 18.75
KANOPOLIS 14.95 3.10 0.76 2.86 G 15.92
CLINTON 13.44 11.69 1.31 2.31 G 8.77
JOHN REDMOND 9.95 8.52 0.95 2.87 G 7.90
HILLSDALE 9.42 2.08 0.17 1.66 G 3.89
MARION 8.87 2.67 0.20 1.79 G 9.78
CEDAR BLUFF 7.50 7.50 2.58 2.49 E 8.08
PERRY 5.17 1.57 0.35 2.51 G 2.97
WEBSTER 5.08 4.42 0.08 1.53 G 5.28
POMONA 4.57 2.29 0.00 1.58 G 2.41
MILFORD 4.55 0.60 0.05 1.80 G 4.15
BIG HILL 4.30 3.90 0.60 2.35 G 3.33
WILSON 4.13 2.73 1.20 2.95 F 2.73
CHENEY 3.15 2.63 1.07 2.58 G 2.21
TORONTO 2.58 2.42 0.25 2.86 F 2.33
EL DORADO 2.47 1.80 0.47 1.85 F 2.47
WOLF CREEK 2.20 2.00 0.50 1.72 F 2.09
FALL RIVER 1.92 1.42 0.75 3.30 F 5.29
KIRWIN 1.83 1.83 0.75 2.64 G 2.50
LOVEWELL 1.05 1.05 0.35 2.15 F 4.29
LACYGNE 0.50 0.43 0.21 1.66 G 2.57
MELVERN 0.50 0.50 0.10 2.34 F 4.06
COUNCIL GROVE 0.29 0.14 0.00 1.10 P 1.45
TUTTLE CREEK 0.05 0.05 0.05 1.79 P 0.05
ELK CITY 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.33 P 4.54

+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
Stocking Records Information

+Largemouth Bass Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Number Stocked
LEBO CITY LAKE COML 5/21/2020 817
CRAWFORD STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 5/21/2020 3777
MOLINE NEW CITY LAKE - NORTH COML 6/3/2020 3135
Cedar Bluff Reservoir RESV 6/5/2020 56423
Melvern Reservoir RESV 6/9/2020 16744
Melvern Reservoir RESV 6/9/2020 8350
Middle Creek State Fishing Lake SFLS 6/9/2020 2905
CRAWFORD STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 6/10/2020 4038
Kanopolis Reservoir RESV 6/11/2020 7394
Kanopolis Reservoir RESV 6/11/2020 5589
Kanopolis Reservoir RESV 6/11/2020 2929
Kanopolis Reservoir RESV 6/11/2020 7771
Kanopolis Reservoir RESV 6/11/2020 11614
El Dorado Reservoir RESV 6/11/2020 10026
El Dorado Reservoir RESV 6/11/2020 5106
El Dorado Reservoir RESV 6/11/2020 4257
Hillsdale Reservoir RESV 6/16/2020 20554
El Dorado Reservoir RESV 6/16/2020 369
El Dorado Reservoir RESV 6/16/2020 6863
El Dorado Reservoir RESV 6/16/2020 8852
El Dorado Reservoir RESV 6/16/2020 36
MOLINE NEW CITY LAKE - NORTH COML 6/17/2020 11978
Cedar Bluff Reservoir RESV 6/17/2020 32637
Hillsdale Reservoir RESV 6/17/2020 8028
Hillsdale Reservoir RESV 6/17/2020 1147
LaCygne Reservoir RESV 6/24/2020 26500
    Total: 267839
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 28 October 28 October 28
2nd Stocking   December 3 December 3 December 3
3rd Stocking

January 12

Double stocking

December 21 December 21
4th Stocking  

March 9

Double Stocking

March 2 February 10
5th Stocking     March 2
6th Stocking      
       
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for
2020-21 Season
10,370 3,800 8,000

 

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 October 29 November 3
2nd Stocking December 15 December 21
3rd Stocking  February 5 February 10
4th Stocking March 4 March 2
5th Stocking    
     
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for
2020-21 Season
   
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