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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+Black Crappie Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>8”) (>10”) (>12”) (LBS.)   (>8”)
SEBELIUS 62.70 28.30 2.40 1.54 G 33.03
CEDAR BLUFF 32.00 2.50 0.11 1.10 F 17.78
KIRWIN 20.56 19.56 12.63 2.06 G 16.17
LOVEWELL 10.58 0.33 0.00 0.64 F 6.03
MILFORD 5.94 0.25 0.00 0.73 F 3.03
KANOPOLIS 4.75 3.08 0.58 1.43 F 6.33
WEBSTER 4.69 2.13 0.00 0.88 G 6.06
HILLSDALE 2.06 0.25 0.13 1.02 F 1.00
CLINTON 1.63 0.81 0.00 0.82 F 1.34
WILSON 1.27 0.13 0.13 1.17 P 1.38
GLEN ELDER 0.80 0.55 0.20 1.08 F 7.31
PERRY 0.69 0.06 0.00 0.82 P 0.30
POMONA 0.31 0.19 0.00 0.66 F 0.31
BIG HILL 0.30 0.00 0.00 0.33 P 0.53
TORONTO 0.27 0.00 0.00 0.39 P 0.16
EL DORADO 0.25 0.08 0.00 0.60 P 0.19
JOHN REDMOND 0.17 0.17 0.00 0.87 P 0.53
WOLF CREEK 0.13 0.13 0.13 1.39 P 0.31
FALL RIVER 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.31 P 0.06
TUTTLE CREEK 0.06 0.06 0.06 1.18 P 0.06
ELK CITY 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.13 P 0.03

+Channel Catfish Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>16”) (>24”) (>28”) (LBS.)   (>16”)
LOVEWELL 7.56 0.69 0.06 9.19 G 7.19
BIG HILL 5.70 0.90 0.00 8.61 G 6.23
HILLSDALE 5.08 0.17 0.00 7.57 G 5.08
MARION 5.00 0.20 0.00 5.48 G 4.93
LACYGNE 3.50 0.07 0.00 7.27 G 2.71
ELK CITY 3.25 0.33 0.00 5.65 G 2.78
CLINTON 2.94 0.19 0.00 6.73 F 2.69
PERRY 2.90 1.05 0.35 12.71 F 2.18
WILSON 2.73 0.53 0.03 8.57 G 2.81
GLEN ELDER 2.59 0.52 0.17 15.30 F 1.95
MELVERN 2.40 0.53 0.07 8.33 F 2.88
CHENEY 2.28 0.34 0.00 8.87 G 1.83
KANOPOLIS 2.10 0.30 0.00 6.54 G 4.64
WEBSTER 1.92 0.08 0.08 10.65 G 1.19
TUTTLE CREEK 1.45 0.25 0.20 14.33 G 0.88
POMONA 1.42 0.08 0.08 8.80 G 2.10
COUNCIL GROVE 1.20 0.20 0.00 5.24 F 1.22
KIRWIN 1.17 0.50 0.17 11.24 G 1.16
WOLF CREEK 1.17 0.00 0.00 4.12 G 0.88
TORONTO 1.08 0.92 0.08 10.44 G 3.36
CEDAR BLUFF 1.00 0.17 0.04 12.38 G 0.60
FALL RIVER 1.00 0.92 0.50 14.54 G 1.50
JOHN REDMOND 0.89 0.28 0.11 12.35 F 0.96
EL DORADO 0.20 0.00 0.00 2.29 F 0.42
MILFORD 0.20 0.05 0.05 9.24 P 0.30

+White Bass Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>9”) (>12”) (>15”) (LBS.)   (>9”)
GLEN ELDER 18.03 16.86 2.93 3.49 E 19.30
KANOPOLIS 12.45 8.35 0.50 2.78 G 17.55
MARION 10.73 9.53 0.40 1.78 G 10.91
PERRY 10.25 5.25 0.20 1.83 G 5.59
POMONA 9.42 5.50 0.42 1.88 G 4.85
CLINTON 6.75 6.38 0.81 2.28 G 8.38
LACYGNE 6.57 4.00 0.64 2.88 G 3.54
CEDAR BLUFF 6.33 4.63 2.00 1.99 G 6.03
EL DORADO 5.47 1.53 0.47 2.02 G 3.67
MELVERN 5.47 4.00 0.87 2.25 G 5.28
MILFORD 5.40 4.60 0.30 1.91 F 4.98
FALL RIVER 3.25 1.92 0.50 2.71 F 2.58
WEBSTER 3.17 2.92 0.08 1.94 G 5.86
KIRWIN 2.92 2.42 0.50 2.40 G 2.32
JOHN REDMOND 2.50 2.33 0.56 2.82 F 7.03
BIG HILL 2.30 1.70 0.20 1.34 F 3.20
COUNCIL GROVE 2.27 1.80 0.20 2.20 F 1.22
WOLF CREEK 2.22 2.11 0.50 1.81 F 1.90
WILSON 2.00 1.93 0.33 2.75 F 2.73
LOVEWELL 1.69 1.25 0.50 1.85 F 3.44
HILLSDALE 1.67 1.25 0.00 1.19 F 4.14
CHENEY 1.31 1.21 0.48 1.88 F 2.18
TORONTO 0.92 0.42 0.17 2.64 F 1.33
TUTTLE CREEK 0.55 0.05 0.05 2.97 P 0.30
ELK CITY 0.25 0.00 0.00 0.58 P 3.58

+Temperate Basses Combined Forecast

Waterbody Density Preferred Lunker 3 yr avg Size Rating
Glen Elder Reservoir 22.83 15.33 3.38 20.35 Reservoir Excellent
Webster Reservoir 17.08 5.42 0.17 11.31 Reservoir Good
Clinton Reservoir 16.38 12.13 1.31 10.56 Reservoir Good
Kanopolis Reservoir 15.19 3.33 0.76 16.19 Reservoir Good
Marion Reservoir 11.60 3.60 0.20 11.84 Reservoir Good
John Redmond Reservoir 10.00 8.57 0.95 7.92 Reservoir Good
Hillsdale Reservoir 9.42 2.08 0.17 3.89 Reservoir Good
Milford Reservoir 8.35 1.50 0.10 7.78 Reservoir Good
Sebelius Reservoir 7.80 0.80 0.10 7.03 Reservoir Good
Cedar Bluff Reservoir 7.71 7.58 2.63 8.74 Reservoir Good
Cheney Reservoir 6.00 4.63 1.15 6.27 Reservoir Good
El Dorado Reservoir 5.47 3.93 0.47 5.49 Reservoir Good
Pomona Reservoir 5.29 2.43 0.00 3.49 Reservoir Good
Perry Reservoir 5.17 1.57 0.35 2.97 Reservoir Good
Kirwin Reservoir 5.00 2.17 0.75 5.96 Reservoir Good
Big Hill Reservoir 4.30 3.90 0.60 3.33 Reservoir Good
Wilson Reservoir 4.13 2.73 1.20 2.74 Reservoir Good
Toronto Reservoir 2.58 2.42 0.25 2.37 Reservoir Fair
Wolf Creek Reservoir 2.50 2.30 0.50 2.26 Reservoir Good
Lovewell Reservoir 2.15 1.45 0.35 5.66 Reservoir Fair
Fall River Reservoir 1.92 1.42 0.75 5.29 Reservoir Fair
LaCygne Reservoir 0.57 0.50 0.21 3.08 Reservoir Good
Melvern Reservoir 0.50 0.50 0.10 4.06 Reservoir Fair
Council Grove Reservoir 0.29 0.14 0.00 1.72 Reservoir Poor
Tuttle Creek Reservoir 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.05 Reservoir Poor
Elk City Reservoir 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.54 Reservoir Fair

+Crappie Combined Forecast

Waterbody Density Preferred Lunker 3 yr avg Size Rating
Pomona Reservoir 23.83 6.83 1.89 19.80 Reservoir Excellent
Cedar Bluff Reservoir 20.22 2.17 0.00 9.11 Reservoir Good
Marion Reservoir 17.13 4.13 1.50 12.84 Reservoir Good
Lovewell Reservoir 14.00 2.50 0.36 33.17 Reservoir Good
Kirwin Reservoir 13.88 12.00 3.88 18.81 Reservoir Good
Hillsdale Reservoir 12.56 7.88 1.31 20.98 Reservoir Good
Tuttle Creek Reservoir 11.81 10.25 1.25 11.81 Reservoir Excellent
Sebelius Reservoir 11.60 6.20 0.40 14.87 Reservoir Good
Melvern Reservoir 9.94 6.75 0.63 11.60 Reservoir Good
El Dorado Reservoir 9.88 8.63 3.63 7.51 Reservoir Good
Glen Elder Reservoir 7.79 4.08 0.54 9.93 Reservoir Good
Webster Reservoir 7.38 2.31 0.00 9.02 Reservoir Good
Toronto Reservoir 6.38 2.50 0.81 8.15 Reservoir Good
Big Hill Reservoir 5.70 2.60 0.70 5.00 Reservoir Good
Milford Reservoir 5.56 4.13 1.38 5.56 Reservoir Good
Perry Reservoir 5.50 4.56 0.67 13.59 Reservoir  
Wolf Creek Reservoir 5.00 2.29 0.41 4.94 Reservoir Fair
Horsethief Reservoir 4.40 0.00 0.00 6.80 Reservoir Fair
Fall River Reservoir 4.19 0.81 0.63 5.47 Reservoir Good
Council Grove Reservoir 3.62 2.62 0.92 5.07 Reservoir Good
Kanopolis Reservoir 2.92 1.58 0.17 7.56 Reservoir Good
Clinton Reservoir 2.75 1.94 0.25 18.31 Reservoir Fair
Cheney Reservoir 2.40 1.40 0.00 2.40 Reservoir Fair
LaCygne Reservoir 1.62 0.94 0.31 3.10 Reservoir Good
John Redmond Reservoir 1.44 1.13 0.13 4.13 Reservoir Fair
Elk City Reservoir 1.00 0.44 0.44 7.16 Reservoir Good
Wilson Reservoir 0.53 0.53 0.20 1.09 Reservoir Fair

+Blue Catfish Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>20”) (>30”) (>35”) (LBS.)   (>20”)
TUTTLE CREEK 125.52 23.96 3.65 24.47 G 63.16
EL DORADO 90.00 0.00 0.00 10.93 G 30.67
ELK CITY 63.33 4.17 0.00 17.85 G 21.64
LOVEWELL 63.07 40.91 8.52 28.81 G 21.68
WOLF CREEK 29.17 4.17 0.83 30.00 G 10.95
MILFORD 27.08 1.04 0.00 28.66 G 15.14
CHENEY 17.50 15.50 6.50 34.17 F 8.77
GLEN ELDER 14.84 3.39 1.56 27.89 F 5.00
JOHN REDMOND 14.71 0.74 0.74 22.05 F 5.14
CLINTON 4.17 2.08 0.42 25.35 G 1.72
MELVERN 4.17 1.04 0.00 24.03 G 1.49

+White Crappie Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>8”) (>10”) (>12”) (LBS.)   (>8”)
LOVEWELL 30.00 12.25 1.58 2.50 G 35.45
MELVERN 23.71 3.43 1.43 1.62 G 14.57
HILLSDALE 22.81 8.75 0.94 1.21 G 16.42
ELK CITY 22.00 6.31 2.31 1.74 G 8.90
PERRY 19.75 7.25 0.63 1.42 G 13.88
WOLF CREEK 16.20 5.93 0.93 1.64 G 8.51
TUTTLE CREEK 9.69 6.75 2.13 1.69 G 10.72
COUNCIL GROVE 9.58 3.83 2.67 1.87 F 6.69
CLINTON 8.50 2.75 0.31 1.16 G 5.09
BIG HILL 7.30 3.20 0.40 1.04 G 5.80
POMONA 7.06 3.75 0.25 1.73 G 17.81
FALL RIVER 6.13 2.69 0.31 2.58 G 5.13
MILFORD 6.00 4.56 0.50 1.33 F 5.72
TORONTO 4.87 1.93 0.60 1.80 G 4.23
GLEN ELDER 4.75 1.75 0.70 1.92 G 3.75
EL DORADO 4.67 2.00 0.92 1.38 G 7.47
LACYGNE 3.44 2.50 0.13 2.30 F 3.44
SEBELIUS 3.20 1.90 1.20 1.43 F 1.63
WEBSTER 2.19 1.63 0.13 1.79 F 3.75
CEDAR BLUFF 0.89 0.89 0.39 1.14 F 0.54
KIRWIN 0.88 0.56 0.56 1.68 F 0.77
KANOPOLIS 0.75 0.50 0.17 1.23 G 0.69
JOHN REDMOND 0.67 0.42 0.25 3.05 P 2.49
WILSON 0.07 0.07 0.00 0.72 P 0.09
MARION 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 G 10.30
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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