Elk City Reservoir Fishing Information

Elk City Reservoir Map
This Location does have Boat Access
Fishing Forecast
Counties:
GPS:
N37 15.415 W95 46.487
Surface Acres:
4,450 acres
Maximum Depth:
24 feet
Normal Lake Level:
N/A

Independence, KS

Corps of Engineers (620) 331-6820

Elk City Bathymetric Map (PDF 5.23 MB)
Fishing Forecast Information

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+Bluegill Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3 year average
  (>6”) (>8”) (>10”) (LBS.)   (>6”)
WEBSTER  11.88 0.13 0.00 0.44 G 8.88
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  4.20 0.10 0.00 0.43 G 5.13
BIG HILL  3.80 0.00 0.00 0.30 F 3.83
HILLSDALE  2.81 0.06 0.00 0.36 F 3.60
KIRWIN  2.69 0.06 0.00 0.46 F 1.58
LOVEWELL  1.44 0.00 0.00 0.32 F 3.13
WILSON  1.00 0.00 0.00 0.26 G 1.31
CLINTON  0.94 0.00 0.00 0.29 P 0.90
WOLF CREEK  0.88 0.06 0.00 0.39 P 0.42
LACYGNE  0.81 0.00 0.00 0.32 F 2.31
ELK CITY  0.80 0.00 0.00 0.27 P 0.60
PERRY  0.69 0.00 0.00 0.36 P 0.50
FALL RIVER  0.56 0.00 0.00 0.30 P 0.33
GLEN ELDER  0.36 0.00 0.00 0.49 F 0.51
CEDAR BLUFF  0.33 0.00 0.00 0.35 P 0.97
POMONA  0.19 0.00 0.00 0.27 P 0.46
EL DORADO  0.13 0.00 0.00 0.23 P 0.38
KANOPOLIS  0.11 0.00 0.00 0.25 F 0.72
COUNCIL GROVE  0.08 0.00 0.00 0.19 P 0.04
MELVERN  0.07 0.00 0.00 0.00 P 0.21
TORONTO  0.06 0.00 0.00 0.20 P 0.13

+Channel Catfish Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3 year average
  (>16”) (>24”) (>28”) (LBS.)   (>16”)
BIG HILL  4.60 0.60 0.00 6.16 G 4.68
CLINTON  4.50 0.00 0.00 4.33 G 5.48
HILLSDALE  4.08 0.00 0.00 5.04 G 4.53
ELK CITY  3.50 0.69 0.13 8.62 G 3.53
MELVERN  3.25 0.00 0.00 3.28 G 3.71
WILSON  3.07 0.37 0.03 9.23 F 2.46
LOVEWELL  3.00 0.60 0.20 13.58 G 3.35
MARION  2.60 0.13 0.07 11.70 G 3.73
FALL RIVER  2.33 1.00 0.33 9.59 G 1.56
GLEN ELDER  2.08 0.50 0.13 18.12 G 1.72
POMONA  1.83 0.08 0.00 5.03 G 2.74
WEBSTER  1.75 0.58 0.08 13.00 G 1.11
TORONTO  1.67 0.67 0.17 13.23 G 1.44
PERRY  1.45 0.15 0.00 6.86 F 2.05
KIRWIN  1.40 0.73 0.13 12.91 G 0.61
KANOPOLIS  1.31 0.06 0.00 5.11 G 2.17
WOLF CREEK  1.11 0.00 0.00 5.54 G 1.11
JOHN REDMOND  0.95 0.45 0.40 17.64 G 0.95
LACYGNE  0.92 0.00 0.00 3.57 G 1.56
CHENEY  0.55 0.30 0.05 9.79 G 0.70
MILFORD  0.50 0.00 0.00 3.48 F 0.80
EL DORADO  0.40 0.00 0.00 3.10 F 0.28
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  0.30 0.20 0.20 13.21 F 0.27
COUNCIL GROVE  0.27 0.07 0.07 6.83 F 1.38
CEDAR BLUFF  0.25 0.00 0.00 2.52 P 0.29

+White Bass Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3 year average
  (>9”) (>12”) (>15”) (LBS.)   (>9”)
GLEN ELDER  16.38 14.00 2.13 2.65 E 14.90
CEDAR BLUFF  12.50 12.04 4.71 1.99 E 14.09
FALL RIVER  8.67 7.00 2.17 2.56 G 4.72
CLINTON  7.94 6.31 1.31 3.13 G 8.75
KANOPOLIS  7.56 2.81 0.56 2.20 G 7.49
MARION  7.33 4.40 0.00 1.63 G 4.59
JOHN REDMOND  5.10 0.55 0.15 2.55 G 4.86
LOVEWELL  4.25 2.20 0.00 1.40 G 4.58
TORONTO  3.92 1.83 0.08 2.42 G 4.81
MILFORD  3.75 1.40 0.05 1.60 F 2.12
KIRWIN  3.47 2.73 0.53 2.33 G 2.63
ELK CITY  3.13 2.06 0.25 2.04 G 4.67
COUNCIL GROVE  2.93 1.13 0.00 1.26 F 1.49
WOLF CREEK  2.78 2.61 0.72 2.00 G 3.10
BIG HILL  2.70 2.70 0.40 2.23 F 3.09
LACYGNE  2.33 1.75 0.08 1.34 G 2.09
PERRY  2.25 0.30 0.00 1.28 F 3.33
POMONA  2.08 1.83 0.00 1.46 F 2.51
WILSON  2.00 1.93 0.33 2.28 F 2.19
EL DORADO  1.87 1.80 0.40 2.02 F 2.86
MELVERN  1.81 1.69 0.69 1.96 F 7.42
WEBSTER  1.42 0.83 0.08 1.71 G 4.33
CHENEY  1.40 1.30 0.15 2.12 G 4.62
HILLSDALE  0.92 0.50 0.00 1.23 F 3.33

+Redear Sunfish Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3 year average
  (>7”) (>9”) (>11”) (LBS.)   (>7”)
BIG HILL  0.50 0.00 0.00 0.35 P 0.72
ELK CITY  0.00 0.00 0.00 0.20 P 0.00

+Crappie Combined Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Biologist rating 3 year average
HILLSDALE  35.56 12.44 0.81 G 29.63
CLINTON  33.88 14.19 1.38 G 24.67
KIRWIN  27.06 6.56 1.56 G 16.52
PERRY  17.69 4.81 0.38 E 16.65
ELK CITY  16.73 6.87 3.60 G 11.39
TORONTO  16.56 6.81 3.06 G 12.67
LOVEWELL  15.63 4.31 0.44 G 13.91
MELVERN  14.79 1.50 0.86 F 6.78
POMONA  9.25 3.25 0.69 G 7.65
KANOPOLIS  7.11 1.67 0.44 G 6.14
FALL RIVER  6.75 2.19 1.88 G 6.96
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  6.50 2.30 0.10 G 5.77
LACYGNE  6.25 2.81 0.44 G 5.48
CEDAR BLUFF  5.28 4.22 1.33 F 3.28
COUNCIL GROVE  4.83 1.08 0.25 F 3.15
WOLF CREEK  4.69 3.50 2.19 F 6.55
WEBSTER  4.50 0.31 0.00 F 3.98
EL DORADO  4.47 2.87 0.60 G 6.27
BIG HILL  3.60 1.40 0.20 F 3.28
GLEN ELDER  2.14 0.68 0.32 F 1.90
WILSON  0.20 0.00 0.00 P 0.13

+Blue Catfish Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3 year average
  (>20”) (>30”) (>35”) (LBS.)   (>20”)
ELK CITY  2.25 0.00 0.00 8.67 G 1.39
WOLF CREEK  2.11 0.94 0.11 35.71 G 2.70
MILFORD  2.00 0.10 0.05 22.50 G 2.20
CLINTON  0.69 0.06 0.00 18.00 P 0.50
EL DORADO  0.60 0.00 0.00 11.47 G 0.77
PERRY  0.45 0.05 0.00 20.94 F 0.21
LOVEWELL  0.40 0.00 0.00 9.81 F 0.45
LACYGNE  0.33 0.00 0.00 8.33 F 0.23
JOHN REDMOND  0.30 0.15 0.05 25.35 F 0.10
WILSON  0.27 0.03 0.00 13.12 F 0.42
MELVERN  0.19 0.13 0.06 7.10 F 0.29
COUNCIL GROVE  0.07 0.00 0.00 4.07 P 0.07
KANOPOLIS  0.00 0.00 0.00 0.74 P 0.00
POMONA  0.00 0.00 0.00 2.45 P 0.00

+White Crappie Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3 year average
  (>8”) (>10”) (>12”) (LBS.)   (>8”)
HILLSDALE  35.00 12.25 0.81 1.01 G 28.90
CLINTON  33.81 14.19 1.38 1.56 G 24.33
PERRY  17.63 4.81 0.38 1.27 E 16.60
ELK CITY  16.73 6.87 3.60 2.11 E 11.39
TORONTO  16.50 6.81 3.06 2.48 G 12.54
MELVERN  14.79 1.50 0.86 2.22 F 6.76
LOVEWELL  13.00 4.25 0.44 1.51 G 12.43
KIRWIN  9.75 3.13 1.31 1.77 G 4.52
POMONA  9.25 3.25 0.69 1.58 G 7.65
KANOPOLIS  6.89 1.56 0.44 1.49 G 5.61
FALL RIVER  6.75 2.19 1.88 2.23 G 6.96
LACYGNE  6.13 2.69 0.44 3.43 G 5.38
COUNCIL GROVE  4.83 1.08 0.25 1.52 F 3.15
WOLF CREEK  4.38 3.25 1.94 1.96 F 6.28
EL DORADO  4.33 2.80 0.60 1.53 G 6.00
BIG HILL  2.40 1.30 0.20 0.86 F 2.78
GLEN ELDER  2.09 0.64 0.27 1.34 F 1.84
WEBSTER  1.06 0.19 0.00 0.85 F 0.94
CEDAR BLUFF  0.67 0.22 0.22 1.59 F 1.19
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  0.50 0.00 0.00 0.41 F 1.40
WILSON  0.00 0.00 0.00 0.07 P 0.00

+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

+Black Bass Combined Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Biologist rating 3 year average
JEWELL CITY LAKE 143.14 80.39 0.00 F 114.99
EMPORIA-JONES PARK - WEST POND 92.86 0.00 0.00 G 84.73
FORT SCOTT-GUNN PARK WEST POND-#2 80.00 40.00 0.00 G 60.89
EMPORIA-JONES PARK - EAST POND 50.00 20.00 0.00 G 75.88
EMPORIA-JONES PARK -NORTH POND 36.36 27.27 0.00 G 73.74
EMPORIA-PETER PAN PARK 35.29 17.65 0.00 G 29.49
FORT SCOTT-GUNN PARK EAST POND-FERN 28.41 8.52 0.00 F 28.41
ELK CITY WA PONDS 22.73 4.55 0.00 F 22.73
BUFFALO RANCH POND 18.52 0.00 0.00 G 18.52
OLPE-JONES PARK POND 17.96 11.98 0.00 G 20.61
ELWOOD WILDLIFE AREA POND 16.83 4.81 0.00 P 16.83
FALL RIVER RESERVIOR ST. PK. - KIDS POND 10.00 0.00 0.00 G 27.78
KANOPOLIS ST. PK. POND 10.00 10.00 0.00 P 10.00
GLEN ELDER STATE PARK POND 8.82 5.88 0.00 P 9.80

+Largemouth Bass Forecast

Water Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3 year average
  (>12”) (>15”) (>20”) (LBS.)   (>12”)
JEWELL CITY LAKE 143.14 80.39 0.00 3.09 F 114.99
EMPORIA-JONES PARK - WEST POND 92.86 0.00 0.00 1.17 G 84.73
FORT SCOTT-GUNN PARK WEST POND-#2 80.00 40.00 0.00 3.88 G 60.89
EMPORIA-JONES PARK - EAST POND 50.00 20.00 0.00 2.48 G 75.88
EMPORIA-JONES PARK -NORTH POND 36.36 27.27 0.00 2.87 G 73.74
EMPORIA-PETER PAN PARK 35.29 17.65 0.00 2.86 G 29.49
FORT SCOTT-GUNN PARK EAST POND-FERN 28.41 8.52 0.00 2.91 G 28.41
ELK CITY WA PONDS 22.73 4.55 0.00 1.58 G 22.73
MELVERN RIVER POND 19.33 10.08 0.00 4.76 G 36.33
BUFFALO RANCH POND 18.52 0.00 0.00 1.00 G 18.52
OLPE-JONES PARK POND 17.96 11.98 0.00 2.20 G 20.61
ELWOOD WILDLIFE AREA POND 16.83 4.81 0.00 4.10 G 16.83
FALL RIVER RESERVIOR ST. PK. - KIDS POND 10.00 0.00 0.00 1.41 G 27.78
KANOPOLIS ST. PK. POND 10.00 10.00 0.00 2.12 P 10.00
GLEN ELDER STATE PARK POND 8.82 5.88 0.00 4.50 P 9.80
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