Kanopolis Reservoir Fishing Report -
Species Rating Size Baits, Method, and Location
Channel Catfish Good 16 - 21" Fair. No winter reports.
Crappie Fair 10 to 14 inches Fair. Try jigs on fish attractors.
Trout     The final trout stocking occurred on Tuesday, March 12th. All trout were stocked in the lower pool by the parking lot due to the poor, muddy conditions of the access road.
Walleye/Saugeye Fair 14 - 22" Fair. Try trolling or jigging in 12-20' of water near the river channel, along the dam, and deeper areas off of points.
White Bass Fair All sizes - up to 17 inches Fair. Try jigging small spoons and road runners near the river channel in the middle and lower portions of the reservoir.
Wiper Fair All sizes Slow. No reports for this species.
General Comment

Elevation: Water level is 1.5 feet below conservation pool for dam maintenance.

Water Temperature: Ice, nearly full coverage.

Current lake elevation and water temperature is available on the location page linked to this fishing report. It is updated daily by the Corps of Engineers.