Pratt County Lake Fishing Report -


Species Rating Sizes Possible Baits, Method, & Location
Crappie Fair  4-8" Try jigs or minnows near the shore. 
Channel Catfish Fair to Good Most in the 1-2 lb size range but up to 7 lbs Fishing cut bait or stink bait lake wide.
Largemouth bass Fair to Good Up to 18 inches Try casting soft plastics, crankbaits, or top water lures in the morning and evening. 
Bluegill Fair to Good 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 crank baits and jigs off of wind blown points.
Wipers Poor to Fair  Up to 18" Jigs or crank baits around windblown main lake points, or top water lures in the morning and evening. 

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