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”)
SEBELIUS 10.80 6.90 0.40 5.67 G 9.90
COUNCIL GROVE 5.33 1.87 1.00 6.89 G 2.96
KANOPOLIS 2.85 1.65 0.20 5.75 F 2.13
CLINTON 0.38 0.13 0.00 2.72 F 0.38
POMONA 0.17 0.00 0.00 2.10 F 0.17
WEBSTER 0.08 0.08 0.00 3.13 F 0.13
TUTTLE CREEK 0.05 0.05 0.00 3.21 F 0.05

+Largemouth Bass Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>12”) (>15”) (>20”) (LBS.)   (>12”)
SEBELIUS 211.18 71.76 1.18 5.04 G 116.08
WEBSTER 57.65 25.88 0.00 3.75 G 57.45
LACYGNE 56.15 45.45 3.74 7.71 E 49.31
KIRWIN 55.88 38.24 0.00 3.12 G 50.39
WILSON 47.01 31.99 0.73 5.47 G 56.92
BIG HILL 35.78 19.12 0.00 4.59 G 38.19
KANOPOLIS 17.03 2.14 0.53 4.85 F 11.66
CEDAR BLUFF 14.99 5.22 0.13 5.83 G 7.44
GLEN ELDER 12.52 6.45 0.00 4.92 G 10.60
EL DORADO 9.41 4.71 0.59 3.47 F 7.94
MILFORD 7.52 2.94 0.00 3.69 F 6.26
WOLF CREEK 6.25 4.55 0.00 3.94 F 10.29
LOVEWELL 2.94 2.35 0.00 4.56 F 2.65
FALL RIVER 0.98 0.00 0.00 1.10 P 0.98
HILLSDALE 0.88 0.63 0.00 2.24 P 2.10

+Walleye Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>15”) (>20”) (>25”) (LBS.)   (>15”)
KIRWIN 7.83 0.50 0.08 8.47 G 4.85
MARION 4.00 0.47 0.00 4.01 G 2.80
WILSON 3.53 1.20 0.13 7.46 G 6.04
WEBSTER 2.58 0.50 0.17 6.36 G 2.17
MILFORD 2.50 0.05 0.00 3.76 F 2.55
EL DORADO 2.33 0.87 0.13 7.95 G 2.16
CEDAR BLUFF 1.96 0.46 0.04 7.94 G 2.53
GLEN ELDER 1.62 0.03 0.00 5.62 G 2.67
CHENEY 1.31 0.86 0.17 7.55 P 1.57
LOVEWELL 1.13 0.50 0.00 4.40 F 1.04
HILLSDALE 0.92 0.08 0.00 7.44 G 0.67
WOLF CREEK 0.56 0.11 0.00 4.63 F 0.55
MELVERN 0.47 0.00 0.00 1.72 F 0.70
CLINTON 0.31 0.00 0.00 2.20 F 0.29
POMONA 0.25 0.00 0.00 6.07 F 0.27
BIG HILL 0.10 0.00 0.00 1.17 F 0.05
KANOPOLIS 0.10 0.00 0.00 1.85 F 0.05
ELK CITY 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.30 P 0.00
SEBELIUS 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.51 P 0.00

+Black Crappie Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>8”) (>10”) (>12”) (LBS.)   (>8”)
SEBELIUS 62.70 28.30 2.40 1.54 G 33.03
CEDAR BLUFF 32.00 2.50 0.11 1.10 F 17.78
KIRWIN 20.56 19.56 12.63 2.06 G 16.17
LOVEWELL 10.58 0.33 0.00 0.64 F 6.03
MILFORD 5.94 0.25 0.00 0.73 F 3.03
KANOPOLIS 4.75 3.08 0.58 1.43 F 6.33
WEBSTER 4.69 2.13 0.00 0.88 G 6.06
HILLSDALE 2.06 0.25 0.13 1.02 F 1.00
CLINTON 1.63 0.81 0.00 0.82 F 1.34
WILSON 1.27 0.13 0.13 1.17 P 1.38
GLEN ELDER 0.80 0.55 0.20 1.08 F 7.31
PERRY 0.69 0.06 0.00 0.82 P 0.30
POMONA 0.31 0.19 0.00 0.66 F 0.31
BIG HILL 0.30 0.00 0.00 0.33 P 0.53
TORONTO 0.27 0.00 0.00 0.39 P 0.16
EL DORADO 0.25 0.08 0.00 0.60 P 0.19
JOHN REDMOND 0.17 0.17 0.00 0.87 P 0.53
WOLF CREEK 0.13 0.13 0.13 1.39 P 0.31
FALL RIVER 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.31 P 0.06
TUTTLE CREEK 0.06 0.06 0.06 1.18 P 0.06
ELK CITY 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.13 P 0.03

+Bluegill Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>6”) (>8”) (>10”) (LBS.)   (>6”)
SEBELIUS 60.10 6.50 0.00 0.63 G 47.40
CEDAR BLUFF 22.28 0.22 0.00 0.40 G 18.80
WILSON 8.27 0.00 0.00 0.33 F 7.82
HILLSDALE 6.25 0.06 0.00 0.46 F 4.73
LOVEWELL 4.83 0.00 0.00 0.29 F 2.99
WEBSTER 4.69 0.44 0.00 0.47 G 7.08
BIG HILL 3.70 0.00 0.00 0.33 F 3.53
KANOPOLIS 1.75 0.00 0.00 0.37 F 8.17
KIRWIN 1.56 0.06 0.00 0.59 G 2.92
LACYGNE 1.06 0.00 0.00 0.25 F 2.06
PERRY 0.75 0.00 0.00 0.32 F 1.53
MELVERN 0.71 0.07 0.07 0.30 F 0.76
MILFORD 0.50 0.00 0.00 0.43 P 0.91
FALL RIVER 0.44 0.00 0.00 0.26 P 0.66
POMONA 0.44 0.06 0.06 0.43 P 0.90
EL DORADO 0.42 0.00 0.00 0.20 P 0.40
CLINTON 0.25 0.00 0.00 0.26 P 2.47
GLEN ELDER 0.25 0.05 0.00 0.50 F 3.32
COUNCIL GROVE 0.08 0.00 0.00 0.15 P 0.11
TORONTO 0.07 0.00 0.00 0.18 P 0.06
ELK CITY 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.10 P 0.27
WOLF CREEK 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.18 P 0.45
TUTTLE CREEK 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.13 P 0.09

+Channel Catfish Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>16”) (>24”) (>28”) (LBS.)   (>16”)
LOVEWELL 7.56 0.69 0.06 9.19 G 7.19
BIG HILL 5.70 0.90 0.00 8.61 G 6.23
HILLSDALE 5.08 0.17 0.00 7.57 G 5.08
MARION 5.00 0.20 0.00 5.48 G 4.93
LACYGNE 3.50 0.07 0.00 7.27 G 2.71
ELK CITY 3.25 0.33 0.00 5.65 G 2.78
CLINTON 2.94 0.19 0.00 6.73 F 2.69
PERRY 2.90 1.05 0.35 12.71 F 2.18
WILSON 2.73 0.53 0.03 8.57 G 2.81
GLEN ELDER 2.59 0.52 0.17 15.30 F 1.95
MELVERN 2.40 0.53 0.07 8.33 F 2.88
CHENEY 2.28 0.34 0.00 8.87 G 1.83
KANOPOLIS 2.10 0.30 0.00 6.54 G 4.64
WEBSTER 1.92 0.08 0.08 10.65 G 1.19
TUTTLE CREEK 1.45 0.25 0.20 14.33 G 0.88
POMONA 1.42 0.08 0.08 8.80 G 2.10
COUNCIL GROVE 1.20 0.20 0.00 5.24 F 1.22
KIRWIN 1.17 0.50 0.17 11.24 G 1.16
WOLF CREEK 1.17 0.00 0.00 4.12 G 0.88
TORONTO 1.08 0.92 0.08 10.44 G 3.36
CEDAR BLUFF 1.00 0.17 0.04 12.38 G 0.60
FALL RIVER 1.00 0.92 0.50 14.54 G 1.50
JOHN REDMOND 0.89 0.28 0.11 12.35 F 0.96
EL DORADO 0.20 0.00 0.00 2.29 F 0.42
MILFORD 0.20 0.05 0.05 9.24 P 0.30

+White Bass Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>9”) (>12”) (>15”) (LBS.)   (>9”)
GLEN ELDER 18.03 16.86 2.93 3.49 E 19.30
KANOPOLIS 12.45 8.35 0.50 2.78 G 17.55
MARION 10.73 9.53 0.40 1.78 G 10.91
PERRY 10.25 5.25 0.20 1.83 G 5.59
POMONA 9.42 5.50 0.42 1.88 G 4.85
CLINTON 6.75 6.38 0.81 2.28 G 8.38
LACYGNE 6.57 4.00 0.64 2.88 G 3.54
CEDAR BLUFF 6.33 4.63 2.00 1.99 G 6.03
EL DORADO 5.47 1.53 0.47 2.02 G 3.67
MELVERN 5.47 4.00 0.87 2.25 G 5.28
MILFORD 5.40 4.60 0.30 1.91 F 4.98
FALL RIVER 3.25 1.92 0.50 2.71 F 2.58
WEBSTER 3.17 2.92 0.08 1.94 G 5.86
KIRWIN 2.92 2.42 0.50 2.40 G 2.32
JOHN REDMOND 2.50 2.33 0.56 2.82 F 7.03
BIG HILL 2.30 1.70 0.20 1.34 F 3.20
COUNCIL GROVE 2.27 1.80 0.20 2.20 F 1.22
WOLF CREEK 2.22 2.11 0.50 1.81 F 1.90
WILSON 2.00 1.93 0.33 2.75 F 2.73
LOVEWELL 1.69 1.25 0.50 1.85 F 3.44
HILLSDALE 1.67 1.25 0.00 1.19 F 4.14
CHENEY 1.31 1.21 0.48 1.88 F 2.18
TORONTO 0.92 0.42 0.17 2.64 F 1.33
TUTTLE CREEK 0.55 0.05 0.05 2.97 P 0.30
ELK CITY 0.25 0.00 0.00 0.58 P 3.58

+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

+Temperate Basses Combined Forecast

Waterbody Density Preferred Lunker 3 yr avg Size Rating
Glen Elder Reservoir 22.83 15.33 3.38 20.35 Reservoir Excellent
Webster Reservoir 17.08 5.42 0.17 11.31 Reservoir Good
Clinton Reservoir 16.38 12.13 1.31 10.56 Reservoir Good
Kanopolis Reservoir 15.19 3.33 0.76 16.19 Reservoir Good
Marion Reservoir 11.60 3.60 0.20 11.84 Reservoir Good
John Redmond Reservoir 10.00 8.57 0.95 7.92 Reservoir Good
Hillsdale Reservoir 9.42 2.08 0.17 3.89 Reservoir Good
Milford Reservoir 8.35 1.50 0.10 7.78 Reservoir Good
Sebelius Reservoir 7.80 0.80 0.10 7.03 Reservoir Good
Cedar Bluff Reservoir 7.71 7.58 2.63 8.74 Reservoir Good
Cheney Reservoir 6.00 4.63 1.15 6.27 Reservoir Good
El Dorado Reservoir 5.47 3.93 0.47 5.49 Reservoir Good
Pomona Reservoir 5.29 2.43 0.00 3.49 Reservoir Good
Perry Reservoir 5.17 1.57 0.35 2.97 Reservoir Good
Kirwin Reservoir 5.00 2.17 0.75 5.96 Reservoir Good
Big Hill Reservoir 4.30 3.90 0.60 3.33 Reservoir Good
Wilson Reservoir 4.13 2.73 1.20 2.74 Reservoir Good
Toronto Reservoir 2.58 2.42 0.25 2.37 Reservoir Fair
Wolf Creek Reservoir 2.50 2.30 0.50 2.26 Reservoir Good
Lovewell Reservoir 2.15 1.45 0.35 5.66 Reservoir Fair
Fall River Reservoir 1.92 1.42 0.75 5.29 Reservoir Fair
LaCygne Reservoir 0.57 0.50 0.21 3.08 Reservoir Good
Melvern Reservoir 0.50 0.50 0.10 4.06 Reservoir Fair
Council Grove Reservoir 0.29 0.14 0.00 1.72 Reservoir Poor
Tuttle Creek Reservoir 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.05 Reservoir Poor
Elk City Reservoir 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.54 Reservoir Fair
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
Sherman County Smoky Gardens
1st Stocking    Will not be stocked This year  October 28 October 28 November 4
2nd Stocking           November 30    November 30 December 21
3rd Stocking   December 21 December 13     February 16
4th Stocking     February 15    February 15  
5th Stocking   February 21 March 11  
6th Stocking   March 18    March 16  
         
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for
2021-22 Season
0 8,450 trout 13,100 trout    1,500 trout

 

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 November 4  November 15
2nd Stocking February 16 December 13
3rd Stocking March 21 February 21
4th Stocking   March 16
5th Stocking    
     
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for
2021-22 Season
   
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