HorseThief Reservoir Fishing Information
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method, & Location|
|Crappie||Fair||Up to 10 inches||Fish any brush or vegetation you can find especially in the deeper creek channels or around a drop-offs. Use minnows, small slab spoons, or jigs.|
|Channel catfish||Good||Up to 11 lbs||Try prepared stink bait, cut bait or liver under a bobber or on the bottom. Also try drifting night crawlers.|
|Largemouth bass||Slow||Up to 4 lbs||Try crankbaits, plastics and topwater luures.|
|Bluegill||Fair||Up to 8 inches||Try small jigs & worms under a bobber around riprap.|
|Walleye||Fair||Up to 4 lbs||Walleye should be on the breaks around points and flats. Try slab spoons or wobble jigs tipped with worms, minnows or leaches. Also try trolling small minnow type crank baits.|
Most species remain in typical summer time patterns. Walleye should be on the points and flats. Water temperature in the 80's.
If you would like to contribute a fishing report, you may also call the Dodge City Regional office at 620-227-8609.
Please discard of leftover bait in a trash can, even baitfish. Remember it is illegal to release any fish into public water unless it was taken from that water!
A Dodge City District newsletter is available. Information about fishing and fisheries management throughout southwest Kansas will be updated at least twice each year. If you would like to subscribe to this newsletter you can go to the following link to get on the mailing list. http://kdwp.state.ks.us/news/KDWP-Info/News/Newsletter-Request-Forms/Request-a-Newsletter-for-the-Dodge-City-Fishing-District