Cheney Reservoir Fishing Information

Cheney Reservoir Map
This Location does have Boat Access
Fishing Forecast
Counties:
GPS:
N37 43.154 W97 49.538
Surface Acres:
9,550 acres
Maximum Depth:
42 feet
Normal Lake Level:
1421.6 ft above msl
Current Lake Level:
0 feet high releasing 0 cfs

More reservoir information can be found at, http://waterdata.usgs.gov/ks/nwis/uv/?site_no=07144790

A bathymetric map of the reservoir showing depths and contours is available here: http://www.kwo.org/Reservoirs/ReservoirBathymetry/Rpt_Cheney_FINAL_report_082813_kbs.pdf

Fishing Forecast Information

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+Walleye Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3 year average
  (>15”) (>20”) (>25”) (LBS.)   (>15”)
CEDAR BLUFF  6.38 0.21 0.00 3.87 G 5.53
WILSON  5.57 3.17 0.00 6.26 G 4.94
GLEN ELDER  3.08 0.38 0.00 4.63 G 3.58
EL DORADO  2.53 0.80 0.00 4.59 G 3.22
KIRWIN  2.20 1.07 0.13 6.56 G 2.18
WEBSTER  2.00 0.83 0.00 5.62 G 2.11
MILFORD  1.50 0.25 0.00 4.39 G 2.50
MARION  0.80 0.07 0.00 3.73 F 1.81
CHENEY  0.55 0.15 0.05 8.27 F 2.02
LOVEWELL  0.50 0.15 0.00 5.00 F 1.17
WOLF CREEK  0.50 0.00 0.00 2.35 F 0.53
MELVERN  0.31 0.00 0.00 1.40 F 0.29
HILLSDALE  0.17 0.08 0.08 5.84 F 0.61
POMONA  0.08 0.08 0.08 5.44 F 0.64
CLINTON  0.00 0.00 0.00 0.94 F 0.54

+Channel Catfish Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3 year average
  (>16”) (>24”) (>28”) (LBS.)   (>16”)
BIG HILL  4.60 0.60 0.00 6.16 G 4.68
CLINTON  4.50 0.00 0.00 4.33 G 5.48
HILLSDALE  4.08 0.00 0.00 5.04 G 4.53
ELK CITY  3.50 0.69 0.13 8.62 G 3.53
MELVERN  3.25 0.00 0.00 3.28 G 3.71
WILSON  3.07 0.37 0.03 9.23 F 2.46
LOVEWELL  3.00 0.60 0.20 13.58 G 3.35
MARION  2.60 0.13 0.07 11.70 G 3.73
FALL RIVER  2.33 1.00 0.33 9.59 G 1.56
GLEN ELDER  2.08 0.50 0.13 18.12 G 1.72
POMONA  1.83 0.08 0.00 5.03 G 2.74
WEBSTER  1.75 0.58 0.08 13.00 G 1.11
TORONTO  1.67 0.67 0.17 13.23 G 1.44
PERRY  1.45 0.15 0.00 6.86 F 2.05
KIRWIN  1.40 0.73 0.13 12.91 G 0.61
KANOPOLIS  1.31 0.06 0.00 5.11 G 2.17
WOLF CREEK  1.11 0.00 0.00 5.54 G 1.11
JOHN REDMOND  0.95 0.45 0.40 17.64 G 0.95
LACYGNE  0.92 0.00 0.00 3.57 G 1.56
CHENEY  0.55 0.30 0.05 9.79 G 0.70
MILFORD  0.50 0.00 0.00 3.48 F 0.80
EL DORADO  0.40 0.00 0.00 3.10 F 0.28
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  0.30 0.20 0.20 13.21 F 0.27
COUNCIL GROVE  0.27 0.07 0.07 6.83 F 1.38
CEDAR BLUFF  0.25 0.00 0.00 2.52 P 0.29

+White Bass Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3 year average
  (>9”) (>12”) (>15”) (LBS.)   (>9”)
GLEN ELDER  16.38 14.00 2.13 2.65 E 14.90
CEDAR BLUFF  12.50 12.04 4.71 1.99 E 14.09
FALL RIVER  8.67 7.00 2.17 2.56 G 4.72
CLINTON  7.94 6.31 1.31 3.13 G 8.75
KANOPOLIS  7.56 2.81 0.56 2.20 G 7.49
MARION  7.33 4.40 0.00 1.63 G 4.59
JOHN REDMOND  5.10 0.55 0.15 2.55 G 4.86
LOVEWELL  4.25 2.20 0.00 1.40 G 4.58
TORONTO  3.92 1.83 0.08 2.42 G 4.81
MILFORD  3.75 1.40 0.05 1.60 F 2.12
KIRWIN  3.47 2.73 0.53 2.33 G 2.63
ELK CITY  3.13 2.06 0.25 2.04 G 4.67
COUNCIL GROVE  2.93 1.13 0.00 1.26 F 1.49
WOLF CREEK  2.78 2.61 0.72 2.00 G 3.10
BIG HILL  2.70 2.70 0.40 2.23 F 3.09
LACYGNE  2.33 1.75 0.08 1.34 G 2.09
PERRY  2.25 0.30 0.00 1.28 F 3.33
POMONA  2.08 1.83 0.00 1.46 F 2.51
WILSON  2.00 1.93 0.33 2.28 F 2.19
EL DORADO  1.87 1.80 0.40 2.02 F 2.86
MELVERN  1.81 1.69 0.69 1.96 F 7.42
WEBSTER  1.42 0.83 0.08 1.71 G 4.33
CHENEY  1.40 1.30 0.15 2.12 G 4.62
HILLSDALE  0.92 0.50 0.00 1.23 F 3.33

+Wiper Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3 year average
  (>16”) (>20”) (>24”) (LBS.)   (>16”)
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  11.00 5.40 0.20 8.56 E 9.73
EL DORADO  5.40 3.60 0.00 5.38 4.41
CHENEY  5.15 1.50 0.00 7.32 4.80
MILFORD  3.45 1.70 0.00 5.82 6.05
KIRWIN  3.40 0.40 0.00 6.21 2.19
WEBSTER  3.08 1.58 0.08 7.59 1.47
MARION  2.87 0.20 0.00 3.66 6.23
GLEN ELDER  2.17 2.17 0.21 8.27 2.50
CLINTON  1.19 0.94 0.00 5.49 F 1.02
CEDAR BLUFF  0.83 0.71 0.04 7.53 F 1.84
LACYGNE  0.83 0.08 0.00 5.25 0.87
POMONA  0.67 0.08 0.00 3.41 1.33
COUNCIL GROVE  0.40 0.40 0.00 5.48 F 0.91
LOVEWELL  0.40 0.10 0.00 4.88 F 0.57
WOLF CREEK  0.11 0.06 0.00 4.90 F 0.17
WILSON  0.03 0.03 0.00 5.66 P 0.03

+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

+Temperate Basses Combined Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Biologist rating 3 year average
GLEN ELDER  18.54 16.17 2.33 E 17.40
CEDAR BLUFF  13.33 12.75 4.75 G 15.94
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  11.00 5.40 0.20 G 9.73
MARION  10.20 4.60 0.00 G 10.82
CLINTON  9.13 7.25 1.31 G 9.77
FALL RIVER  8.67 7.00 2.17 G 4.72
KANOPOLIS  7.56 2.81 0.56 F 8.33
EL DORADO  7.27 5.40 0.40 G 7.26
MILFORD  7.20 3.10 0.05 G 8.17
KIRWIN  6.87 3.13 0.53 G 4.82
CHENEY  6.55 2.80 0.15 G 9.42
JOHN REDMOND  5.10 0.55 0.15 G 4.90
LOVEWELL  4.65 2.30 0.00 G 5.15
WEBSTER  4.50 2.42 0.17 G 5.81
TORONTO  3.92 1.83 0.08 G 4.81
COUNCIL GROVE  3.33 1.53 0.00 F 2.40
LACYGNE  3.17 1.83 0.08 G 2.96
ELK CITY  3.13 2.06 0.25 G 4.67
WOLF CREEK  2.89 2.67 0.72 G 3.27
POMONA  2.75 1.92 0.00 G 3.84
BIG HILL  2.70 2.70 0.40 F 3.09
PERRY  2.25 0.30 0.00 F 3.33
WILSON  2.03 1.97 0.33 G 2.20
MELVERN  1.81 1.69 0.69 F 7.42
HILLSDALE  0.92 0.50 0.00 F 3.33
Stocking Records Information

+Walleye Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Source Number Stocked
EL DORADO RESERVOIR RESV 10/02/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 8505
MELVERN RESERVOIR RESV 10/31/17 - IOWA 2000
MELVERN RESERVOIR RESV 11/09/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 2012
(FISH) GRAHAM CO-TREXLER POND FISH 10/23/17 - MEADE FISH REARING STATION 200
EL DORADO RESERVOIR RESV 10/03/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 2264
EL DORADO RESERVOIR RESV 10/02/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 2642
EL DORADO RESERVOIR RESV 10/03/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 620
CHENEY RESERVOIR RESV 11/09/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 1921
PRATT FISH HATCHERY OTHR 11/07/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 300
CHENEY RESERVOIR RESV 10/24/17 - MEADE FISH REARING STATION 3974
MILFORD FISH HATCHERY OTHR 10/23/17 - MEADE FISH REARING STATION 841
      Total Requested 18200
      Total Stocked 25279

+Palmetto Bass/Wiper Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Source Number Stocked
FARLINGTON FISH HATCHERY OTHR 06/15/17 - FARLINGTON HATCHERY 12648
CHENEY RESERVOIR RESV 06/13/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 52389
LOVEWELL RESERVOIR RESV 06/13/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 23850
      Total Requested 238378
      Total Stocked 88887

+Walleye Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Source Number Stocked
MILFORD RESERVOIR RESV 05/24/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 7119
HILLSDALE RESERVOIR RESV 05/22/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 44321
MILFORD RESERVOIR RESV 06/01/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 4625
MILFORD RESERVOIR RESV 05/24/17 - COMMERCIAL 35211
MILFORD RESERVOIR RESV 05/25/17 - COMMERCIAL 51539
MILFORD FISH HATCHERY OTHR 05/24/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 53827
CHENEY RESERVOIR RESV 05/24/17 - COMMERCIAL 71872
HORSETHIEF RESERVOIR RESV 05/22/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 18119
WEBSTER RESERVOIR RESV 05/23/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 110508
KIRWIN RESERVOIR RESV 05/25/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 74937
KIRWIN RESERVOIR RESV 05/30/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 41416
KIRWIN RESERVOIR RESV 06/01/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 33758
LOVEWELL RESERVOIR RESV 05/26/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 49917
BARBER SFL-LOWER SFLS 05/30/17 - COMMERCIAL 5194
CLARK STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 05/22/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 9522
HERINGTON CITY LAKE-NEW COML 06/01/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 8063
JEFFREY ENG. CTR.-AUX. MAKEUP LAKE WMAS 05/25/17 - COMMERCIAL 9000
PRATT COUNTY LAKE COML 05/30/17 - COMMERCIAL 5194
YATES CENTER CITY LAKE-NEW COML 05/31/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 3303
JEFFREY ENERGY CENTER-MAKE UP LAKE WMAS 05/25/17 - COMMERCIAL 6250
MINED LAND WA-CK/CR CO WMAS 06/01/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 5760
(FISH) GRAHAM CO-TREXLER POND FISH 06/01/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 2105
PRATT FISH HATCHERY OTHR 05/30/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 2426
MEADE FISH REARING STATION RPND 06/01/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 6678
      Total Requested 831100
      Total Stocked 660664
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