Melvern - River Pond Fishing Information

Melvern - River Pond Map
This Location does not have Boat Access
Fishing Forecast
Counties:
Surface Acres:
90

35 miles South of Topeka on US-75

Fishing Forecast Information

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+Sauger Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>11”) (>14”) (>17”) (LBS.)   (>11”)
  RES          
PERRY 3.91 0.65 0.22 2.31 E 2.24
CLINTON 1.38 0.88 0.13 1.83 F 1.10
MELVERN 0.65 0.35 0.10 1.94 P 0.30
  LAKE          
HOLTON-BANNER CREEK LAKE 1.13 0.38 0.00 1.20 G 1.71

+Spotted Bass Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>11”) (>14”) (>17”) (LBS.)   (>11”)
  RES          
EL DORADO 4.71 1.76 0.00 1.98 P 2.65
CEDAR BLUFF 2.67 0.76 0.00 1.97 G 3.10
SEBELIUS 1.18 0.59 0.00 1.82 G 4.85
TORONTO 0.65 0.65 0.00 2.43 P 0.65
GLEN ELDER 0.35 0.17 0.00 1.84 P 0.43
WILSON 0.15 0.00 0.00 0.71 P 0.29
MILFORD 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.32 P 0.00
MELVERN 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 P 0.00

* Not sampled in 2019. Rating is based on biologist's current opinion of the fishery and the three-year average provides density data from past year's sampling results.

+Smallmouth Bass Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>11”) (>14”) (>17”) (LBS.)   (>11”)
  RES          
GLEN ELDER 32.87 20.24 5.19 4.14 G 30.61
EL DORADO 17.06 8.24 1.18 2.93 F 14.71
WOLF CREEK 16.92 14.62 5.38 3.84 F 21.13
WILSON 11.30 6.97 1.08 4.27 G 8.78
MELVERN 7.65 3.92 1.57 3.69 G 12.55
MILFORD 5.73 3.44 1.38 2.71 F 7.77
BIG HILL 4.20 1.68 0.00 1.72 F 2.62
PERRY 2.27 0.57 0.57 3.42 F 6.14
CLINTON 1.82 0.97 0.24 3.42 F 1.88
CEDAR BLUFF 0.13 0.00 0.00 1.00 F 0.54

+Largemouth Bass Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>12”) (>15”) (>20”) (LBS.)   (>12”)
  RES          
SEBELIUS 91.18 32.35 0.00 4.32 G 67.56
WEBSTER 73.53 21.18 0.00 3.99 G 40.74
WILSON 72.76 42.88 1.24 5.78 G 43.35
LACYGNE 55.42 33.13 6.02 6.49 E 51.34
BIG HILL 50.42 23.53 2.52 5.44 G 30.40
KIRWIN 42.35 34.71 0.00 2.92 G 32.39
TORONTO 9.80 5.23 0.00 3.53 P 9.80
GLEN ELDER 9.00 5.19 0.17 5.38 G 15.50
EL DORADO 6.47 2.94 0.00 3.04 F 6.76
KANOPOLIS 6.34 1.46 0.00 3.78 P 9.80
MELVERN 5.10 1.37 0.00 2.69 F 7.29
CEDAR BLUFF 4.57 3.56 0.00 3.98 G 6.46
HILLSDALE 3.96 2.64 0.22 5.16 F 5.58
MILFORD 3.90 2.75 0.00 4.68 F 9.64
CLINTON 3.87 1.94 0.00 4.03 F 5.43
WOLF CREEK 3.85 3.85 0.00 3.04 F 13.08
PERRY 2.84 2.27 0.00 5.48 F 8.30
LOVEWELL 1.24 1.24 0.00 4.15 P 1.24

+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

+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

+Black Bass Combined Forecast

Waterbody Density Preferred Lunker 3 yr avg Size Rating
Kirwin Reservoir 52.94 3.53 0.00 18.27 Reservoir Excellent
Glen Elder Reservoir 52.25 34.60 4.15 43.38 Reservoir Good
Sebelius Reservoir 51.76 17.65 0.00 59.22 Reservoir Excellent
Lacygne Reservoir 48.00 30.86 2.86 62.56 Reservoir Excellent
Webster Reservoir 41.18 7.19 0.00 16.23 Reservoir Excellent
Wilson Reservoir 36.60 18.44 1.30 30.47 Reservoir Excellent
Wolf Creek Reservoir 31.39 22.63 2.92 40.26 Reservoir Fair
Big Hill Reservoir 29.41 11.07 0.00 23.63 Reservoir Excellent
Horsethief Reservoir 15.32 5.65 0.00 23.47 Reservoir Fair
Cedar Bluff Reservoir 8.02 3.40 0.00 14.85 Reservoir Fair
Clinton Reservoir       8.07 Reservoir Fair
El Dorado Reservoir       31.68 Reservoir Fair
Hillsdale Reservoir       9.00 Reservoir Fair
Melvern Reservoir       21.20 Reservoir Fair
Milford Reservoir       22.36 Reservoir Good
Perry Reservoir       12.81 Reservoir Fair

+Percids Combined Forecast

Waterbody Density Preferred Lunker 3 yr avg Size Rating
Sebelius Reservoir 6.50 1.30 0.20 6.30 Reservoir Good
Wilson Reservoir 5.90 4.80 0.33 5.42 Reservoir Good
Glen Elder Reservoir 4.33 0.94 0.06 4.47 Reservoir Good
Kirwin Reservoir 3.80 0.53 0.00 2.89 Reservoir Good
Kanopolis Reservoir 2.12 1.94 0.18 4.86 Reservoir Good
Webster Reservoir 2.08 0.58 0.00 2.50 Reservoir Good
Council Grove Reservoir 2.07 0.73 0.00 2.19 Reservoir Fair
Marion Reservoir 2.00 0.13 0.07 2.24 Reservoir Fair
Cheney Reservoir 1.80 1.25 0.05 1.35 Reservoir Fair
Horsethief Reservoir 1.63 0.13 0.00 1.08 Reservoir Fair
El Dorado Reservoir 1.60 0.87 0.00 3.07 Reservoir Good
Cedar Bluff Reservoir 1.58 0.04 0.00 4.48 Reservoir Good
Melvern Reservoir 1.31 0.50 0.00 0.77 Reservoir Fair
Clinton Reservoir 1.19 0.94 0.56 1.35 Reservoir Fair
Perry Reservoir 1.10 1.05 0.43 1.87 Reservoir Good
Lovewell Reservoir 0.83 0.25 0.00 0.96 Reservoir Fair
Hillsdale Reservoir 0.75 0.17 0.08 0.67 Reservoir Good
Wolf Creek Reservoir 0.39 0.11 0.06 0.44 Reservoir Fair
Milford Reservoir       2.50 Reservoir Good

+Walleye Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Rating 3 yr avg
  (>15”) (>20”) (>25”) (LBS.)   (>15”)
  RES          
WILSON 8.70 3.97 0.70 8.53 G 6.72
CEDAR BLUFF 4.04 0.54 0.00 4.37 G 4.00
KIRWIN 2.92 0.67 0.25 7.47 G 2.97
MILFORD 2.60 0.45 0.05 6.18 G 2.05
EL DORADO 2.53 1.40 0.13 6.89 G 2.22
MARION 2.40 0.07 0.00 3.33 G 1.73
GLEN ELDER 2.04 0.42 0.00 5.04 G 3.15
WEBSTER 1.83 0.58 0.17 6.60 G 1.97
CHENEY 1.70 1.19 0.11 6.74 F 1.31
LOVEWELL 1.15 0.30 0.05 8.17 F 0.83
WOLF CREEK 0.70 0.30 0.00 5.19 F 0.53
MELVERN 0.45 0.10 0.00 4.59 F 0.65
CLINTON 0.38 0.00 0.00 2.17 F 0.19
HILLSDALE 0.33 0.08 0.00 4.85 G 0.42
POMONA 0.29 0.14 0.00 4.58 F 0.18
COUNCIL GROVE 0.07 0.07 0.00 2.80 P 0.17
PERRY 0.04 0.00 0.00 1.34 P 0.04
BIG HILL 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.97 P 0.00
KANOPOLIS 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.13 F 0.00

+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
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