Winfield City Lake Fishing Report -
Species Rating Size Baits, Method, and Location
Zebra Mussels    

Zebra mussels were verified in Winfield City Lake in December 2006. Lake users should follow recommended control practices found HERE .

Be sure to drain all equipment before leaving the lake to avoid moving veligers to other waters. THIS INCLUDES MINNOW BUCKETS AND BOAT LIVEWELLS AND BILGES!!!

Crappie Fair Up to 12+ inches Crappie are being caught on cover/brush in 8 to 14 feet of water.  Jigs or minnows.
Channel catfish Fair to Good up to 4 lbs Stink bait or cut cut bait on shallow wind blown points and shorelines.
Black bass Fair to Good up to 17" inch Early and late in the day has been best.  Largemouth in the weeds and trees and smallies in rocky areas and points.
White bass Fair to Good up to 14 inch Open water areas where the wind is blowing.  Points and ledges and the old road are good spots to check.  
Wiper Fair to Good up to 24 inch Same as white bass
Walleye Fair up to 26 inches

Walleye minimum length limit 18 inches.

Look for summer walleye on north shore flats and points.  Trolled crankbaits are a great choice this time of year.

   
General Comments
The City of Winfield requires additional permits for anglers using the lake. Stop in to the lake office before fishing at the lake.