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

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>15”) (>20”) (>25”) (LBS.)   (>15”)
WILSON 5.90 4.80 0.33 7.23 G 5.42
GLEN ELDER 4.33 0.94 0.06 6.59 G 4.47
KIRWIN 3.80 0.53 0.00 5.60 G 2.89
WEBSTER 2.08 0.58 0.00 5.92 G 2.50
MARION 2.00 0.13 0.07 6.09 F 2.24
CHENEY 1.80 1.25 0.05 6.62 F 1.35
EL DORADO 1.60 0.87 0.00 5.02 G 3.07
CEDAR BLUFF 1.58 0.04 0.00 4.00 G 4.48
MELVERN 1.19 0.38 0.00 5.16 F 0.65
LOVEWELL 0.83 0.25 0.00 4.40 F 0.96
HILLSDALE 0.75 0.17 0.08 5.89 G 0.67
WOLF CREEK 0.39 0.11 0.06 6.06 F 0.44
COUNCIL GROVE 0.27 0.13 0.00 3.19 P 0.63
CLINTON 0.19 0.00 0.00 2.69 F 0.19
MILFORD* 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 G 2.50

* 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.

+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.

+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 Number stocked
Wilson Reservoir RESV 6/7/2019 9212
Wilson Reservoir RESV 6/11/2019 12091
Wilson Reservoir RESV 6/11/2019 31929
Kirwin Reservoir RESV 6/4/2019 42837
Kirwin Reservoir RESV 6/4/2019 36778
Cheney Reservoir RESV 6/4/2019 3937
Cheney Reservoir RESV 6/4/2019 22100
Cheney Reservoir RESV 6/4/2019 6043
Cheney Reservoir RESV 6/6/2019 11799
Cheney Reservoir RESV 6/6/2019 22728
Cheney Reservoir RESV 6/6/2019 29053
El Dorado Reservoir RESV 5/28/2019 39861
El Dorado Reservoir RESV 5/28/2019 43065
El Dorado Reservoir RESV 5/28/2019 34892
El Dorado Reservoir RESV 5/29/2019 13168
El Dorado Reservoir RESV 5/29/2019 10400
El Dorado Reservoir RESV 6/6/2019 12386
      382279

+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
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