Pratt County Lake Fishing Report -


Species Rating Sizes Possible Baits, Method, & Location
Crappie Poor to Fair 4-8" Try jigs or minnows near the shore. 
Channel Catfish Fair  Most in the 1-2 lb size range but up to 7 lbs Fishing cut bait or stink bait lake wide.
Largemouth bass Fair Up to 18 inches Try using soft plastics or jerk baits. 
Bluegill Poor to Fair Up to 8 inches Worms under a bobber and small jigs fished vertically around brush and rocks.
Walleye Poor to Fair Up to 19" Try large jigs and jerk baits off of wind blown points.
Wipers Poor to Fair Up to 18" Jigs or spoons around windblown main lake points.

Pratt County Lake and all other public fishing waters in Pratt and Barber counties are now a part of the Cheney district. This district also includes Harper, Kingman, Reno, and Harvey counties. A Cheney District newsletter is available. Information about fishing and fisheries management throughout southcentral 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. and click on Cheney Fishing District.

Great Kansas Fishing Derby May 15 to Sept 15  Visit for more info; Tagged Fish - Channel Catfish, Black Bass, Crappie, Bluegill, White Bass/Wiper