Yates Center - South Owl Fishing Report -
Species Rating Size Baits, Method & Location
Largemouth bass Fair-Good 1-5 lbs. Fish should be up shallow around the vegetation. Vibrating jigs, Texas-rigged plastics, or spinnerbaits should produce. Also consider topwater baits early and late.
channel catfish Good 1/2-15 lbs Chicken liver, cut bait, or other prepared baits lakewide, focus should be on wind blown banks or near areas where water is running in during rain events.
Walleye Slow 10-24" Trolling or drifting a crawler and jig around the ditches and flats.
crappie Slow-Fair up to 14" Most of the fish have moved to deeper water around structure, points or dropoffs.
General Comments

STOP AQUATIC HITCHHIKERS! CLEAN, DRAIN, and DRY your boat and livewell before leaving an area. DO NOT MOVE FISH OR BAIT between waters.

All of the recent rain has the water pretty muddy.

We sank 30 Georgia Cube Fish Attractors in this lake and they are holding fish. Click on the following link to download the Google Earth File and get the coordinates. http://ksoutdoors.com/KDWPT-Info/Locations/Hunting-Fishing-Atlas/Fishing-Atlas/GPS-KML-Information-Files/Google-KMZ-file-of-Artificial-Habitat-Fish-Attractor-GPS 

District Fisheries Newsletter. http://kdwpt.state.ks.us/news/KDWPT-Info/News/Newsletter-Request-Forms/Request-a-Newsletter-for-the-New-Strawn-Fishing-District