Andover - Lake George Fishing Information
E. Central Ave, Andover, KS
City of Andover, 316-733-1303
From Central and Andover Rd., go east on Central past schools; park and pond are on the south side. Follow road around south and east to the pond.
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method & Location|
|Channel Catfish||Fair||Up to 5 lbs||Chisholm North, Watson, Emery Park, the KDOT lakes and the other lakes in the Wichita Metro Area are excellent for Catfish. Channel Catfish were last stocked on Sep 25th. Try fishing with cut bait, worms, hot dogs, or stink bait.|
|Crappie||Fair||Up to 12"||Crappie fishing is best at the KDOT Lakes, Watson Park, K-96 lake and Chisholm North lake. Try using minnows or a small jig near deeper water.|
|Largemouth Bass||Poor to Fair||Up to 20"||Bass fishing in Wichita can be found at any of the lakes, but the best reports come from the KDOT lakes, Emery Park, Blackbird and Sunflower Ponds, Sedgwick Co Park, and Chisholm north lake. Try using slow moving artificial lures near deeper structure.|
|Bluegill||Fair||Up to 10"||Bluegill are present in every lake in the area, but are especially good at Blackbird and Sunflower ponds, Chisholm North lake, and Emery Park Pond. Try a small piece of worm or a small jig around structure.|
|Rainbow Trout||Good||up to 20"|| |
Trout season opens Nov 1st! Rainbow trout are stocked into KDOT East, Vic's Lake, and Slough Creek. Try using floating dough baits, worms, or small spoons or spinners.
The next stocking is scheduled for Nov 12th.
Remember that KDOT East, Vic's Lake, and Slough Creek are Type 1 trout waters and all anglers fishing those waters November 1st - April 15th must have a trout permit.
KDWPT facilities are open to the public. Please practice social distancing and observe all safety precautions put in place by staff. Thank you.
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