Keith Sebelius Fishing Information
Bureau of Reclamation 785-877-2953
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method, and Location|
|Crappie||Fair||7 to 16 inches||Did have reports of crappies being caught around the artificial brush piles under private boat slips, and the fish attractor structures close to the public fishing dock near the mouth of Leota Cove and up in the coves. Been using jigs and jigs tipped with minnows.|
|Saugeye/Walleye||Fair||13 to 27 inches||Did have reports of fish being caught around Monkey island, up by the Marsh Dike and point south of the swim beach using jigs, or jigs tipped with live baits. An 18" minimum length limit is in effect.|
|Wiper||Good||10 to 28 inches||Did have reports of fish being caught and would concentrate on areas around Monkey Island and the RR bridge abutments on the south side using jigs and slab spoons. Trolling diving lures could also be productive.|
|Catfish||Fair||10 to 30 inches||Did have reports of fish being caught up to the west end, the Dam, and other rocky areas using shad, worms, cut bait, shrimp and stink bait on the bottom. Setlines could also be productive using live bait.|
|Largemouth/Spotted Bass||Good||10 to 20 inches||Did have reports of fish being caught along the Dam, up in the coves and around the breakwater using crankbaits and plastic imitations.|
WATER TEMPERATURE- 79°
SURFACE ELEVATION- 2295.67 ---- 8.63 below conservation pool
Currently, the water level is 2.18 feet lower than it was one year ago, at this time.
All waters in the Stockton District are currently open to fishing during this COVID-19 outbreak. Just remember to utilize social distancing and avoid congregating at boat ramps.
Remember it is illegal to release any fish into public water unless it was taken from that water. Please discard leftover bait in a trash can.
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|Fishing Population||Creel Limit||Min Length Limit|
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination