Webster Reservoir Fishing Report -
Species Rating Size Baits, Method, and Location
Crappie Fair 7 to 17 inches Have had reports of fish being caught around the north and south shore breakwaters and fish attractors. Also been hearing of some being caught up in Old Marina and Rock Point coves.  Jigs or jig's tipped with minnows have been productive. All 4 maintained fish attractors have had new trees added to them this summer.
Walleye Fair 14 to 26 inches Did have reports of fish being caught off the bank and up on the flats using jigs and night crawlers.  Would also try trolling diving lures along the dam and river channels.
White Bass/Wiper Good 8 to 28 inches Have had reports of fish being caught around the north corner of the Dam, Broken up concrete ramp and Lakeview/beach area fishing from the shore casting jigs and road runners.  Also, been hearing of fish being caught trolling diving lures. 
Catfish Fair 12 to 30 inches Did have reports of catfish being caught up in the shallows of coves and river channel using shad, worms, shrimp, and stink bait on the bottom. 
Largemouth Bass Fair 12 to 22 inches Did have reports of bass being caught.  Therefore, would try in the coves, around the breakwaters and along the rocky areas using jig's, plastic bait's, crankbaits and spinner baits. 
Rainbow Trout     THERE WILL NOT BE ANY TROUT STOCKED INTO THE WEBSTER STILLING BASIN THIS YEAR DUE TO THE BUREAU DOING MAINTENANCE ON THE SPILLWAY.  SORRY FOR THE INCONVIENCE.
General Comments

WATER TEMPERATURE- 56°

SURFACE ELEVATION- 1888.13 ---- 4.32' below conservation pool

The water level is 1.44' lower than it was one year ago at this time.  High-water boat ramps usable at this level are Old Marina, Goose Flats, Morel & Rock Point. All boat ramps are currently open at this time.  Releasing 0 cfs through the outlet channel.

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.

Now Available: A Webster District newsletter which includes informative fisheries information about Webster, Kirwin and Keith Sebelius Reservoirs is currently available. If you would like to subscribe to this spring and fall newsletter you can go to the following link to get on the mailing list.  

http://kdwp.state.ks.us/news/KDWP-Info/News/Newsletter-Request-Forms/Request-a-Newsletter-for-the-Webster-Reservoir-Fishing-District