John Redmond Reservoir Fishing Information

John Redmond Reservoir Map
This Location does have Boat Access
Fishing Forecast
Counties:
GPS:
N38 13 55.82 W95 46 28.18
Surface Acres:
9,400 acres
Maximum Depth:
20 feet
Normal Lake Level:
1041 fsl

New Strawn, KS

1/2 mile South and 1 mile West of New Strawn, KS

or 2 1/2 miles North of Burlington on US-75

Corps of Engineers (620) 364-8613

Fisheries Biologist: Justin Morrison (620) 637-2748

Fishing Forecast Information

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+Flathead Catfish Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>20”) (>28”) (>34”) (LBS.)   (>20”)
  RES          
WEBSTER 0.17 0.00 0.00 4.07 G 0.28
WILSON 0.10 0.07 0.03 14.11 F 0.10
BIG HILL 0.10 0.00 0.00 1.92 F 0.17
KANOPOLIS 0.10 0.00 0.00 3.62 G 0.10
KIRWIN 0.08 0.00 0.00 3.11 G 0.08
TORONTO 0.08 0.00 0.00 3.91 G 0.09
CLINTON 0.06 0.00 0.00 2.95 G 0.06
TUTTLE CREEK 0.05 0.00 0.00 6.17 G 0.05
JOHN REDMOND 0.05 0.00 0.00 4.65 G 0.05
CHENEY 0.04 0.00 0.00 2.31 F 0.04
EL DORADO 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.07 F 0.10
MELVERN 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.21 F 0.03

+Crappie Combined Forecast

Waterbody Density Preferred Lunker 3 yr avg Size Rating
Lovewell Reservoir 69.88 29.63 12.13 35.56 Reservoir Good
Pomona Reservoir 28.56 18.56 3.38 15.81 Reservoir Excellent
Sebelius Reservoir 26.50 15.10 1.60 13.13 Reservoir Good
Glen Elder Reservoir 19.85 5.45 0.45 8.07 Reservoir Good
Perry Reservoir 17.59 9.00 1.00 20.32 Reservoir Excellent
Kirwin Reservoir 15.50 13.56 1.00 21.33 Reservoir Good
Webster Reservoir 15.19 3.44 0.56 8.90 Reservoir Good
Hillsdale Reservoir 14.81 8.81 0.63 26.13 Reservoir Good
Kanopolis Reservoir 12.67 2.75 0.17 9.43 Reservoir Good
Melvern Reservoir 10.06 6.31 0.13 8.97 Reservoir Good
Marion Reservoir 8.55 6.73 2.00 13.87 Reservoir Fair
El Dorado Reservoir 8.19 5.19 1.06 8.33 Reservoir Good
John Redmond Reservoir 6.81 5.44 0.38 7.81 Reservoir Fair
Council Grove Reservoir 6.75 4.92 1.50 4.57 Reservoir Good
Big Hill Reservoir 5.70 3.70 0.30 4.27 Reservoir Good
Lacygne Reservoir 5.56 1.94 0.13 4.58 Reservoir Good
Wolf Creek Reservoir 5.13 1.31 1.13 7.20 Reservoir Fair
Elk City Reservoir 3.75 3.63 0.94 10.47 Reservoir Good
Wilson Reservoir 2.53 1.93 0.47 0.96 Reservoir Fair
Cedar Bluff Reservoir 1.83 1.11 0.61 3.07 Reservoir Fair
Toronto Reservoir 1.50 0.67 0.17 9.08 Reservoir Good
Horsethief Reservoir 1.00 0.38 0.00 7.21 Reservoir Fair
Clinton Reservoir       24.67 Reservoir Good

+Temperate Basses Combined Forecast

Waterbody Density Preferred Lunker 3 yr avg Size Rating
Kanopolis Reservoir 25.82 19.65 3.41 14.22 Reservoir Excellent
Glen Elder Reservoir 19.67 18.22 5.00 20.04 Reservoir Excellent
Marion Reservoir 13.73 11.13 0.27 12.13 Reservoir Good
Webster Reservoir 12.33 8.50 0.08 7.86 Reservoir Good
Elk City Reservoir 10.50 8.25 1.42 7.29 Reservoir Excellent
Lovewell Reservoir 10.17 4.58 0.08 6.59 Reservoir Good
Melvern Reservoir 9.88 8.75 2.31 5.19 Reservoir Good
John Redmond Reservoir 8.65 2.75 0.35 6.47 Reservoir Good
Cheney Reservoir 6.55 3.75 0.45 7.20 Reservoir Good
Clinton Reservoir 6.19 4.81 0.88 7.29 Reservoir Good
Kirwin Reservoir 6.00 2.47 0.20 5.73 Reservoir Good
Lacygne Reservoir 5.50 2.31 0.25 4.06 Reservoir Good
Cedar Bluff Reservoir 5.17 3.92 0.25 12.60 Reservoir Fair
El Dorado Reservoir 3.73 2.93 0.73 6.47 Reservoir Good
Big Hill Reservoir 3.00 2.70 0.70 2.20 Reservoir Fair
Pomona Reservoir 2.44 0.44 0.00 3.09 Reservoir Fair
Sebelius Reservoir 2.30 0.70 0.00 7.63 Reservoir Good
Wilson Reservoir 2.07 1.97 1.27 2.34 Reservoir Good
Council Grove Reservoir 1.53 1.20 0.20 1.96 Reservoir Fair
Perry Reservoir 1.48 1.00 0.10 2.33 Reservoir Fair
Wolf Creek Reservoir 1.39 1.22 0.39 2.34 Reservoir Fair
Hillsdale Reservoir 1.33 1.08 0.17 1.69 Reservoir Fair
Toronto Reservoir 0.60 0.30 0.20 4.51 Reservoir Poor
Milford Reservoir       8.17 Reservoir Good

+Black Crappie Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>8”) (>10”) (>12”) (LBS.)   (>8”)
  RES          
CEDAR BLUFF 19.78 1.72 0.00 0.74 G 8.65
KIRWIN 13.19 11.69 3.63 1.49 G 15.08
SEBELIUS 10.90 5.90 0.40 1.64 G 14.13
WEBSTER 6.25 2.06 0.00 0.92 G 5.65
GLEN ELDER 4.29 3.50 0.21 1.26 F 7.06
KANOPOLIS 2.50 1.42 0.08 0.97 F 4.82
LOVEWELL 2.14 0.21 0.07 1.06 F 3.38
MARION 1.25 0.50 0.25 1.31 F 2.53
CLINTON 1.06 1.00 0.13 1.10 F 0.56
BIG HILL 0.90 0.30 0.20 0.92 F 0.83
HILLSDALE 0.50 0.13 0.06 1.36 P 0.50
WILSON 0.40 0.40 0.13 1.16 F 1.02
PERRY 0.17 0.17 0.00 0.75 P 0.10
MILFORD 0.13 0.06 0.06 1.63 P 0.13
EL DORADO 0.13 0.13 0.06 1.19 P 0.15
FALL RIVER 0.06 0.06 0.00 0.69 P 0.03
JOHN REDMOND 0.06 0.06 0.00 0.48 P 0.72
TUTTLE CREEK 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.35 P 0.06
TORONTO 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.30 P 0.06
WOLF CREEK 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.96 P 0.37
CHENEY 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.21 P 0.00
ELK CITY 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 P 0.03

+Bluegill Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>6”) (>8”) (>10”) (LBS.)   (>6”)
  RES          
SEBELIUS 57.10 1.30 0.00 1.51 G 28.77
CEDAR BLUFF 31.17 0.11 0.00 0.41 G 11.48
KANOPOLIS 19.25 0.00 0.00 0.34 F 7.62
WILSON 11.47 0.13 0.00 0.34 F 5.40
WEBSTER 9.38 0.06 0.00 0.47 G 9.48
CLINTON 4.69 0.06 0.06 0.33 F 2.81
HILLSDALE 4.56 0.06 0.00 0.36 F 3.58
BIG HILL 4.10 0.00 0.00 0.34 G 3.57
LACYGNE 3.06 0.00 0.00 0.35 F 1.71
PERRY 2.67 0.00 0.00 0.34 G 1.53
LOVEWELL 2.50 0.00 0.00 0.32 F 1.85
GLEN ELDER 2.21 0.38 0.17 0.45 F 3.36
MARION 2.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 P 3.45
MILFORD 1.31 0.13 0.00 0.43 F 1.31
MELVERN 1.06 0.00 0.00 0.29 P 0.54
KIRWIN 0.94 0.00 0.00 0.33 F 3.29
FALL RIVER 0.88 0.00 0.00 0.27 P 0.72
POMONA 0.83 0.00 0.00 0.25 P 0.82
CHENEY 0.40 0.00 0.00 0.22 P 0.40
EL DORADO 0.38 0.00 0.00 0.20 P 0.88
WOLF CREEK 0.29 0.00 0.00 0.17 P 0.74
COUNCIL GROVE 0.23 0.00 0.00 0.21 P 0.10
TUTTLE CREEK 0.19 0.00 0.00 0.35 P 0.19
JOHN REDMOND 0.19 0.00 0.00 0.18 P 0.16
TORONTO 0.13 0.00 0.00 0.22 P 0.06
ELK CITY 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.16 P 0.54

+Channel Catfish Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>16”) (>24”) (>28”) (LBS.)   (>16”)
  RES          
MARION 6.73 0.13 0.00 4.72 E 4.13
HILLSDALE 6.67 0.08 0.08 10.63 E 4.75
TORONTO 6.08 3.08 0.50 12.79 E 3.55
KANOPOLIS 4.76 0.67 0.00 6.39 G 4.38
BIG HILL 4.60 0.50 0.10 8.52 G 5.87
LOVEWELL 4.25 0.90 0.15 13.84 G 5.67
ELK CITY 3.83 0.83 0.08 8.43 G 2.86
CLINTON 3.56 0.00 0.00 4.89 G 3.21
WILSON 2.83 0.57 0.00 7.25 G 2.92
PERRY 2.70 0.57 0.04 8.42 G 1.73
MELVERN 2.30 0.20 0.10 11.46 G 3.16
POMONA 2.00 0.14 0.00 8.00 G 2.24
CHENEY 2.00 0.70 0.19 10.85 G 1.26
FALL RIVER 2.00 1.33 0.33 10.54 G 2.17
LACYGNE 1.93 0.00 0.00 3.94 G 1.37
KIRWIN 1.58 0.33 0.00 7.66 G 1.24
COUNCIL GROVE 1.29 0.14 0.00 5.86 F 0.94
GLEN ELDER 1.04 0.42 0.13 14.97 F 1.78
JOHN REDMOND 0.95 0.19 0.14 14.03 F 0.98
EL DORADO 0.80 0.07 0.00 5.40 F 0.49
WOLF CREEK 0.75 0.00 0.00 4.17 F 0.86
WEBSTER 0.75 0.00 0.00 3.84 G 1.14
CEDAR BLUFF 0.58 0.04 0.04 10.64 F 0.35
MILFORD 0.40 0.00 0.00 2.79 F 0.45
TUTTLE CREEK 0.30 0.05 0.00 7.33 F 0.30
SEBELIUS 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.06 F 0.13

+White Bass Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>9”) (>12”) (>15”) (LBS.)   (>9”)
  RES          
GLEN ELDER 21.75 14.33 3.04 2.78 E 18.75
KANOPOLIS 14.95 3.10 0.76 2.86 G 15.92
CLINTON 13.44 11.69 1.31 2.31 G 8.77
JOHN REDMOND 9.95 8.52 0.95 2.87 G 7.90
HILLSDALE 9.42 2.08 0.17 1.66 G 3.89
MARION 8.87 2.67 0.20 1.79 G 9.78
CEDAR BLUFF 7.50 7.50 2.58 2.49 E 8.08
PERRY 5.17 1.57 0.35 2.51 G 2.97
WEBSTER 5.08 4.42 0.08 1.53 G 5.28
POMONA 4.57 2.29 0.00 1.58 G 2.41
MILFORD 4.55 0.60 0.05 1.80 G 4.15
BIG HILL 4.30 3.90 0.60 2.35 G 3.33
WILSON 4.13 2.73 1.20 2.95 F 2.73
CHENEY 3.15 2.63 1.07 2.58 G 2.21
TORONTO 2.58 2.42 0.25 2.86 F 2.33
EL DORADO 2.47 1.80 0.47 1.85 F 2.47
WOLF CREEK 2.20 2.00 0.50 1.72 F 2.09
FALL RIVER 1.92 1.42 0.75 3.30 F 5.29
KIRWIN 1.83 1.83 0.75 2.64 G 2.50
LOVEWELL 1.05 1.05 0.35 2.15 F 4.29
LACYGNE 0.50 0.43 0.21 1.66 G 2.57
MELVERN 0.50 0.50 0.10 2.34 F 4.06
COUNCIL GROVE 0.29 0.14 0.00 1.10 P 1.45
TUTTLE CREEK 0.05 0.05 0.05 1.79 P 0.05
ELK CITY 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.33 P 4.54

+Wiper Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>16”) (>20”) (>24”) (LBS.)   (>16”)
  RES.          
WEBSTER 12.00 1.00 0.08 9.17 G 6.03
SEBELIUS 7.80 0.80 0.10 15.19 G 7.03
MILFORD 3.80 0.90 0.05 7.86 G 3.63
KIRWIN 3.17 0.33 0.00 7.36 G 3.46
EL DORADO 3.00 2.13 0.00 5.92 G 3.02
CLINTON 2.94 0.44 0.00 6.48 G 1.79
CHENEY 2.85 2.00 0.07 9.27 G 4.06
MARION 2.73 0.93 0.00 5.38 G 2.07
LOVEWELL 1.10 0.40 0.00 5.84 F 1.36
GLEN ELDER 1.08 1.00 0.33 8.76 F 1.60
POMONA 0.71 0.14 0.00 3.95 F 1.09
WOLF CREEK 0.30 0.30 0.00 5.81 F 0.17
KANOPOLIS 0.24 0.24 0.00 6.71 P 0.41
CEDAR BLUFF 0.21 0.08 0.04 13.11 F 0.65
LACYGNE 0.07 0.07 0.00 5.38 F 0.51
JOHN REDMOND 0.05 0.05 0.00 5.03 P 0.05

+Blue Catfish Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>20”) (>30”) (>35”) (LBS.)   (>20”)
  RES          
MILFORD 3.20 0.35 0.15 29.30 E 2.60
WOLF CREEK 2.25 0.45 0.10 28.06 G 1.94
TUTTLE CREEK 0.80 0.25 0.00 15.98 F 0.80
ELK CITY 0.75 0.08 0.00 20.14 F 1.28
LOVEWELL 0.65 0.05 0.00 18.24 F 0.79
EL DORADO 0.60 0.00 0.00 8.09 G 0.87
JOHN REDMOND 0.57 0.00 0.00 9.96 F 0.34
LACYGNE 0.57 0.07 0.00 12.78 F 0.38
CLINTON 0.38 0.13 0.00 20.50 F 0.56
KANOPOLIS 0.33 0.00 0.00 3.71 F 0.11
WILSON 0.33 0.17 0.00 13.75 G 0.26
MELVERN 0.25 0.15 0.00 20.65 F 0.17
PERRY 0.13 0.04 0.04 3.94 F 0.24
GLEN ELDER 0.04 0.00 0.00 7.41 F 0.08
CHENEY 0.04 0.04 0.04 26.46 F 0.04

+White Crappie Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>8”) (>10”) (>12”) (LBS.)   (>8”)
  RES          
POMONA 23.83 6.83 1.89 1.27 E 19.80
MARION 15.88 3.63 1.25 1.59 G 10.30
HILLSDALE 12.06 7.75 1.25 1.49 G 20.48
LOVEWELL 11.86 2.29 0.29 1.24 G 29.79
TUTTLE CREEK 11.75 10.25 1.25 1.66 E 11.75
MELVERN 9.94 6.75 0.63 1.55 G 11.60
EL DORADO 9.75 8.50 3.56 2.10 G 7.36
TORONTO 6.31 2.50 0.81 1.72 G 8.10
MILFORD 5.44 4.06 1.31 1.95 G 5.44
PERRY 5.33 4.39 0.67 1.34 G 13.50
WOLF CREEK 4.94 2.24 0.35 1.48 F 4.56
BIG HILL 4.80 2.30 0.50 1.02 G 4.17
FALL RIVER 4.13 0.75 0.63 1.53 G 5.44
COUNCIL GROVE 3.62 2.62 0.92 1.53 G 5.07
GLEN ELDER 3.50 0.58 0.33 2.02 G 2.86
CHENEY 2.40 1.40 0.00 0.73 F 2.40
CLINTON 1.69 0.94 0.13 1.07 F 17.75
LACYGNE 1.62 0.94 0.31 1.17 G 3.10
JOHN REDMOND 1.38 1.06 0.13 1.91 F 3.41
WEBSTER 1.13 0.25 0.00 0.84 G 3.38
ELK CITY 1.00 0.44 0.44 1.95 G 7.14
SEBELIUS 0.70 0.30 0.00 0.88 F 0.73
KIRWIN 0.69 0.31 0.25 1.98 G 3.73
CEDAR BLUFF 0.44 0.44 0.00 0.71 P 0.46
KANOPOLIS 0.42 0.17 0.08 2.25 G 2.74
WILSON 0.13 0.13 0.07 1.12 F 0.07
Stocking Records Information

+Palmetto Bass/Wiper Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Source Number Stocked
PRATT FISH HATCHERY OTHR 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 300000
CEDAR BLUFF RESERVOIR RESV 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 362000
SEBELIUS RESERVOIR RESV 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 100000
MILFORD RESERVOIR RESV 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 2000000
HERINGTON CITY LAKE-NEW COML 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 60000
KIRWIN RESERVOIR RESV 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 300000
CENTRALIA CITY LAKE COML 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 80000
EUREKA CITY LAKE COML 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 25900
WEBSTER RESERVOIR RESV 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 200000
LYON STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 13500
SG COUNTY-TOM SCOTT LAKE COML 05/17/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 5000
WICHITA-WATSON PARK LAKE COML 05/17/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 8000
MADISON CITY LAKE COML 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 11400
MOLINE NEW CITY LAKE - NORTH COML 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 25900
JOHN REDMOND RESERVOIR RESV 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 500000
LOVEWELL RESERVOIR RESV 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 300000
FARLINGTON FISH HATCHERY OTHR 05/09/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 25000
IOWA   05/17/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 1150000
MISSOURI   05/17/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 500000
NEBRASKA   05/17/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 1120000
      Total Requested 3366700
      Total Stocked 7086700
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