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
Sebelius Reservoir 92.35 32.94 0.00 72.41 Reservoir Good
Wilson Reservoir 84.21 49.85 2.32 52.41 Reservoir Good
Webster Reservoir 73.53 21.18 0.00 40.74 Reservoir Good
LaCygne Reservoir 55.42 33.13 6.02 51.34 Reservoir Excellent
Big Hill Reservoir 54.62 25.21 2.52 32.28 Reservoir Good
Kirwin Reservoir 42.35 34.71 0.00 32.39 Reservoir Good
Glen Elder Reservoir 42.21 25.61 5.36 46.53 Reservoir Good
El Dorado Reservoir 28.24 12.94 1.18 24.12 Reservoir Fair
Wolf Creek Reservoir 20.77 18.46 5.38 34.21 Reservoir Fair
Melvern Reservoir 12.75 5.29 1.57 19.85 Reservoir Fair
Toronto Reservoir 10.46 5.88 0.00 10.46 Reservoir Poor
Milford Reservoir 9.63 6.19 1.38 17.42 Reservoir Fair
Cedar Bluff Reservoir 7.37 4.32 0.00 9.92 Reservoir Fair
Kanopolis Reservoir 6.34 1.46 0.00 9.80 Reservoir Poor
Clinton Reservoir 5.69 2.91 0.24 6.68 Reservoir Fair
Perry Reservoir 5.11 2.84 0.57 14.43 Reservoir Fair
Hillsdale Reservoir 3.96 2.64 0.22 5.58 Reservoir Fair
Lovewell Reservoir 1.24 1.24 0.00 1.24 Reservoir Poor

+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

+Percids Combined Forecast

Waterbody Density Preferred Lunker 3 yr avg Size Rating
Sebelius Reservoir 12.40 2.50 0.00 9.43 Reservoir Good
Wilson Reservoir 8.70 3.97 0.70 6.72 Reservoir Excellent
Cedar Bluff Reservoir 4.04 0.54 0.00 4.00 Reservoir Good
Perry Reservoir 3.96 0.65 0.22 2.25 Reservoir Excellent
Kirwin Reservoir 2.92 0.67 0.25 2.97 Reservoir Good
Milford Reservoir 2.60 0.45 0.05 2.05 Reservoir Fair
El Dorado Reservoir 2.53 1.40 0.13 2.22 Reservoir Good
Marion Reservoir 2.40 0.07 0.00 1.73 Reservoir Good
Glen Elder Reservoir 2.04 0.42 0.00 3.15 Reservoir Good
Webster Reservoir 2.00 0.67 0.25 2.03 Reservoir Good
Council Grove Reservoir 1.93 1.71 0.50 1.82 Reservoir Fair
Clinton Reservoir 1.75 0.88 0.13 1.29 Reservoir Fair
Cheney Reservoir 1.70 1.19 0.11 1.31 Reservoir Fair
Kanopolis Reservoir 1.43 0.48 0.19 3.74 Reservoir Fair
Lovewell Reservoir 1.15 0.30 0.05 0.83 Reservoir Fair
Melvern Reservoir 1.10 0.45 0.10 0.95 Reservoir Fair
Horsethief Reservoir 0.80 0.60 0.00 1.23 Reservoir Fair
Wolf Creek Reservoir 0.70 0.30 0.00 0.53 Reservoir Fair
Hillsdale Reservoir 0.33 0.08 0.00 0.42 Reservoir Good
Pomona Reservoir 0.29 0.14 0.00 0.18 Reservoir Fair
Tuttle Creek Reservoir 0.05 0.00 0.00 0.05 Reservoir Poor
Big Hill Reservoir 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Reservoir Poor
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