Milford Reservoir Fishing Report -
Species Rating Size Baits, Method, Location
Catfish Fair  

anglers starting to target blue catfish now since ice has come off the lake. Higher lake levels are expected which could impact angling success. 

LOOK FOR RECENTLY TAGGED BLUE CATS!!!

Blue Catfish...all between 25"-40" must be released...creel limit is still 5, but only 1 can be 40" or longer

Crappie Fair   10-20ft deep suspended near points, flooded brush, and ledges on jigs and minnows
Walleye Slow  

walleyes should start staging in spawning areas along the dam. Target rocky or wind-swept mud banks

21" minimum length limit, 2/day creel limit.

White Bass/Wipers Fair  

along windy banks and points using jigs

Wiper creel limit is now 5/day

Smallmouth Bass Slow    
Largemouth Bass Slow    
Outlet Slow/Fair   catfish on cut bait; walleye, white bass, and wipers on jigs
General Comments

LOOK FOR RECENTLY TAGGED BLUE CATS!!!

Wiper...creel limit is 5/day

Blue Catfish...all between 25"-40" must be released...creel limit is still 5, but only 1 can be 40" or longer

CLICK THIS LINK TO LEARN ABOUT THE MILFORD WALLEYE TAGGING STUDY!!!

http://kdwpt.state.ks.us/KDWPT-Info/News/Weekly-News/3-26-15/WALLEYE-TAGGING-STUDY-AT-MILFORD-RESERVOIR

CAUTION: DO NOT TRANSFER LIVE BAIT FROM ONE BODY OF WATER TO ANOTHER!!! ALONG WITH ZEBRA MUSSEL INFESTATION, ASIAN CARP ARE IN DRAINAGES ASSOCIATED WITH THE KANSAS RIVER AND CAN EASILY BE MISTAKEN FOR SHAD!!!

Blue-Green Algae: Current information listed here: http://www.kdheks.gov/algae-illness/algae_advisories.htm

WARNING! ZEBRA MUSSELS NOW IN RESERVOIR AND OUTLET!

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