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
SAUGEYE            
  (>14”) (>18”) (>22”) (LBS.)   (>14”)
SEBELIUS 6.50 1.30 0.20 5.73 G 6.30
KANOPOLIS 2.12 1.94 0.18 4.97 G 4.86
COUNCIL GROVE 1.80 0.60 0.00 3.83 F 1.56

+Bluegill Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>6”) (>8”) (>10”) (LBS.)   (>6”)
SEBELIUS 25.00 1.20 0.00 0.62 G 12.73
GLEN ELDER 7.50 0.15 0.00 0.45 F 2.98
WEBSTER 7.19 0.13 0.00 0.48 F 11.08
KIRWIN 6.25 0.00 0.00 0.38 F 3.67
MARION 4.91 0.00 0.00 0.31 F 7.05
WILSON 3.73 0.00 0.00 0.33 F 2.24
KANOPOLIS 3.50 0.00 0.00 0.35 F 1.68
HILLSDALE 3.38 0.13 0.00 0.44 F 3.63
CEDAR BLUFF 2.94 0.06 0.00 0.42 F 1.55
BIG HILL 2.80 0.10 0.00 0.31 F 2.93
EL DORADO 2.13 0.00 0.00 0.00 F 0.91
LOVEWELL 1.63 0.00 0.00 0.31 F 3.23
POMONA 1.44 0.00 0.00 0.30 F 0.65
LACYGNE 1.25 0.06 0.06 0.26 F 1.92
PERRY 1.24 0.00 0.00 0.34 P 0.77
WOLF CREEK 1.06 0.00 0.00 0.27 P 0.72
ELK CITY 0.75 0.00 0.00 0.27 P 0.52
MELVERN 0.50 0.00 0.00 0.26 P 0.32
JOHN REDMOND 0.13 0.00 0.00 0.19 P 0.06
COUNCIL GROVE* 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.09 P 0.03
TORONTO* 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.09 P 0.02
CLINTON* 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 P 0.90

* Not sampled in 2019. Rating is based on biologist's current opinion of the fishery and the three-year average provides density data from past year's sampling results.

+Black Crappie Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
BLACK CRAPPIE            
  (>8”) (>10”) (>12”) (LBS.)   (>8”)
  RES          
SEBELIUS 25.50 14.70 1.40 1.58 G 12.50
GLEN ELDER 16.85 3.65 0.05 1.30 G 5.68
KIRWIN 14.75 13.13 0.75 1.75 G 16.79
KANOPOLIS 11.75 1.83 0.17 1.12 G 4.26
WEBSTER 7.25 2.56 0.38 1.45 G 5.38
LOVEWELL 5.38 2.88 0.25 1.23 F 3.09
MARION 3.82 3.18 1.36 1.43 F 2.71
WILSON 2.47 1.87 0.47 1.68 F 0.93
CEDAR BLUFF 1.56 0.94 0.50 1.15 F 2.48
JOHN REDMOND 1.38 1.13 0.19 1.57 P 1.38
WOLF CREEK 0.75 0.63 0.63 1.46 P 0.52
HILLSDALE 0.44 0.19 0.06 1.59 P 0.67
BIG HILL 0.40 0.00 0.00 0.41 P 0.63
EL DORADO 0.19 0.06 0.00 0.85 P 0.31
ELK CITY 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.53 P 0.06
LACYGNE 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.28 P 0.09
PERRY 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.25 P 0.06
CLINTON* 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 P 0.33

* Not sampled in 2019. Rating is based on biologist's current opinion of the fishery and the three-year average provides density data from past year's sampling results.

+White Bass Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>9”) (>12”) (>15”) (LBS.)   (>9”)
KANOPOLIS 25.24 19.06 3.35 3.66 E 13.60
GLEN ELDER 18.11 16.72 4.67 3.06 E 18.01
MARION 13.13 10.93 0.27 1.98 G 8.33
ELK CITY 10.50 8.25 1.42 2.91 E 7.29
MELVERN 9.88 8.75 2.31 2.42 G 5.19
WEBSTER 9.33 8.08 0.00 1.50 G 5.58
JOHN REDMOND 8.65 2.75 0.35 2.82 G 6.44
LOVEWELL 7.58 4.58 0.08 1.73 G 5.58
CLINTON 4.94 4.31 0.88 2.76 G 6.13
LACYGNE 4.88 2.06 0.25 1.83 G 3.40
CEDAR BLUFF 4.25 3.71 0.21 1.50 F 11.29
EL DORADO 3.07 2.27 0.73 2.56 F 3.04
BIG HILL 3.00 2.70 0.70 2.27 F 2.20
KIRWIN 2.20 2.20 0.13 2.52 G 2.94
CHENEY 2.15 2.05 0.40 2.20 F 2.13
WILSON 2.07 1.97 1.27 3.75 F 2.33
PERRY 1.48 1.00 0.10 1.57 F 2.33
HILLSDALE 1.33 1.08 0.17 1.78 F 1.69
WOLF CREEK 1.28 1.11 0.39 1.93 F 2.23
COUNCIL GROVE 1.13 0.80 0.00 1.38 F 1.62
POMONA 0.56 0.13 0.00 1.61 F 1.74
TORONTO 0.50 0.20 0.20 2.23 F 4.47
MILFORD* 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 F 2.12

* Not sampled in 2019. Rating is based on biologist's current opinion of the fishery and the three-year average provides density data from past year's sampling results.

+Channel Catfish Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>16”) (>24”) (>28”) (LBS.)   (>16”)
LOVEWELL 9.75 1.17 0.25 10.03 G 5.68
BIG HILL 8.40 0.50 0.10 7.43 G 6.03
KANOPOLIS 7.06 0.24 0.00 6.96 G 4.03
MELVERN 3.94 0.19 0.06 9.00 G 3.90
HILLSDALE 3.50 0.33 0.00 9.92 G 4.22
MARION 3.07 0.53 0.40 19.88 G 3.62
TORONTO 2.90 1.70 0.70 11.90 G 2.11
POMONA 2.88 0.13 0.00 5.69 G 2.65
WILSON 2.87 0.47 0.03 9.27 G 2.83
GLEN ELDER 2.22 0.61 0.06 13.41 G 1.99
CLINTON 1.56 0.19 0.00 4.93 G 4.04
CHENEY 1.30 0.20 0.00 7.65 G 1.00
COUNCIL GROVE 1.27 0.13 0.00 8.77 G 1.38
ELK CITY 1.25 0.25 0.00 6.03 G 2.94
LACYGNE 1.25 0.13 0.00 4.52 G 1.39
JOHN REDMOND 1.05 0.40 0.25 14.02 G 1.02
PERRY 1.05 0.14 0.10 8.82 G 1.65
WEBSTER 0.92 0.17 0.00 6.15 G 1.22
KIRWIN 0.73 0.27 0.07 8.75 G 0.82
WOLF CREEK 0.72 0.00 0.00 2.48 F 0.99
EL DORADO 0.27 0.00 0.00 2.46 F 0.31
CEDAR BLUFF 0.21 0.00 0.00 4.87 F 0.27
SEBELIUS 0.10 0.00 0.00 3.23 F 0.20
CLINTON* 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 G 5.48
MILFORD* 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 F 0.80

* Not sampled in 2019. Rating is based on biologist's current opinion of the fishery and the three-year average provides density data from past year's sampling results.

+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

+Wiper Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>16”) (>20”) (>24”) (LBS.)   (>16”)
CHENEY 4.40 1.70 0.05 8.19 G 5.07
KIRWIN 3.80 0.27 0.07 8.66 G 2.79
WEBSTER 3.00 0.42 0.08 8.21 G 2.28
LOVEWELL 2.58 0.00 0.00 3.74 G 1.01
SEBELIUS 2.30 0.70 0.00 6.17 G 7.63
POMONA 1.88 0.31 0.00 6.23 G 1.35
GLEN ELDER 1.56 1.50 0.33 11.23 G 2.03
CLINTON 1.25 0.50 0.00 6.40 F 1.17
CEDAR BLUFF 0.92 0.21 0.04 8.23 G 1.31
EL DORADO 0.67 0.67 0.00 6.47 G 3.42
LACYGNE 0.63 0.25 0.00 5.12 G 0.65
MARION 0.60 0.20 0.00 4.97 G 3.80
KANOPOLIS 0.59 0.59 0.06 7.87 P 0.94
COUNCIL GROVE 0.40 0.40 0.20 8.11 F 0.33
WOLF CREEK 0.11 0.11 0.00 3.11 P 0.12
TORONTO 0.10 0.10 0.00 5.49 P 0.10
MILFORD* 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 G 6.05

* Not sampled in 2019. Rating is based on biologist's current opinion of the fishery and the three-year average provides density data from past year's sampling results.

+Blue Catfish Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>20”) (>30”) (>35”) (LBS.)   (>20”)
WOLF CREEK 1.44 0.33 0.00 16.98 G 2.29
EL DORADO 1.40 0.00 0.00 10.05 G 1.04
LOVEWELL 1.33 0.25 0.08 20.72 G 0.74
ELK CITY 0.83 0.00 0.00 8.51 G 1.61
CLINTON 0.63 0.44 0.00 14.00 F 0.54
LACYGNE 0.25 0.19 0.13 27.82 G 0.28
WILSON 0.17 0.13 0.00 15.88 G 0.32
JOHN REDMOND 0.15 0.00 0.00 6.39 F 0.15
PERRY 0.14 0.00 0.00 4.84 F 0.21
POMONA 0.13 0.00 0.00 6.29 F 0.04
GLEN ELDER 0.11 0.00 0.00 6.28 F 0.06
MELVERN 0.06 0.06 0.00 25.00 F 0.23
KANOPOLIS* 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.30 F 0.00
MILFORD* 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 E 2.20

* Not sampled in 2019. Rating is based on biologist's current opinion of the fishery and the three-year average provides density data from past year's sampling results.

+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

+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
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   December 6 December 6 December 6
3rd Stocking December 23 December 23 December 19
4th Stocking   February 7 February 7 February 7
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   December 19
3rd Stocking    
4th Stocking    
5th Stocking    
     
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for
2019-20 Season
   
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