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 Jigs and minnows in the coves near timber 8 to 12 feet deep.
Channel catfish Fair up to 4 lbs Wind swept shorelines on cut bait or prepared baits.
Black bass Fair varied Look for largemouth in the coves and along the rocky southern shorelines for smallmouth.  Crankbaits fished at a slow to medium speed is producing.  Largemouth are in the coves in the deeper vegetation.
White bass      
Wiper Fair up to 20 inch Look for white bass and wipers along windblown shorelines or on points.  Casting jig and plastic or lipless crankbaits are good choices.  Also watch for surface feeding activity as white bass and wipers chase shad to the surface.
Walleye Fair up to 23 inch

Walleye minimum length limit 18 inches.

Trolling crankbaits on windy shorelines and drifting jig and crawler combo on the north side flats.

   
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.