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