Cheney Reservoir Fishing Report -
SPECIES RATING SIZE BAITS, LOCATION, METHODS
Fishing Newsletter     All KDWPT fisheries districts are offering a fishing newsletter that can be sent out to all that want it. The newsletters are aimed at keeping anglers informed about fishing opportunities and information in their areas of interest. The first few editions of the Cheney Fisheries District have been completed and are ready for distribution.
Zebra Mussels    

Zebra mussels can be found attached to rocks lakewide. Zebra mussel veligers are too small to be seen with the unaided eye and they can be found in boat livewells, minnow buckets, boat bilges, water toys, and anything else that is capable of holding even a small amount of water. Be sure to drain all equipment before leaving the lake to avoid moving veligers to other waters. THIS INCLUDES MINNOW BUCKETS, BOAT LIVEWELLS, AND BILGES!!!

Click HERE to learn how to prevent the spread of zebra mussels.

White Bass and Wiper Fair to Good  Up to 27" Spoons, jigs, and flukes in deeper water.
Walleye Poor to Fair Up to 27" Try using big jigs or spoons in deeper water
Crappie Fair  Up to 17" Try using jigs or minnows near structure in 15-25ft of water.
Blue Catfish Poor to Fair Up to 45lbs Fish with live bait or cut bait near deep water ledges. Many reports of small (10"-18") Blue Catfish being caught. Be sure to identify your catch!
Channel Catfish Fair  Up to 20lbs Try fishing cut bait or stink bait near windblown areas.
White Perch Fair to Good  Up to 12"

White perch can be caught using similar methods as White Bass and Wiper. Most White Perch are 5"-8". 

White perch cannot be used as live bait, but they do make good cut bait. For tips on identifying a white perch from a white bass, wiper or striped bass click HERE.

All white perch in your possession must be dead. It is illegal to posses live white perch.

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