Kansas Fishing Report
If you’re planning a fishing trip to Kansas, you have some
excellent choices for lakes and streams throughout the state including Big Hill Lake, Cedar Bluff Lake, Cheney Reservoir, Clinton Lake, Council Grove Lake, El Dorado Lake, Elk City Lake, Fall River Lake, Hillsdale Lake, John Redmond Reservoir, Kanopolis Lake, Keith Sebelius Lake, Kirwin Reservoir, La Cygne Lake, Lovewell Reservoir, Marion Reservoir, Melvern Lake, Milford Lake, Perry Lake, Pomona Lake, Toronto Lake, Tuttle Creek Lake, Waconda Lake, Webster Reservoir, Wilson Lake, Winfield City Lake, Wolf Creek Reservoir and others. Many
of the lakes in Kansas have camping facilities as well as other
accommodations nearby. Kansas is well known for excellent Bass,
Crappie and Walleye fishing. Additionally, in waters around the state
you’ll find populations of Trout, Catfish, Stripers, Northern Pike, Sauger, Saugeye, Longnose Gar, Spotted Gar, Paddlefish and sunfish including Green Sunfish, Hybrid Sunfish, Redear Sunfish, Warmouth, White Bass, Yellow Perch
which are plentiful in some waters.
Fishing is regulated in Kansas by the Fish & Game Department.
You can check their website for current fishing reports. Other
fishing reports are offered by independent services which collect
information from fishermen. Some reports are divided by regions
(southern, northern, eastern and western), some are listed by fish
species while others are listed simply lake-by-lake.
Reading Kansas Fishing Reports
Often archived Kansas fishing reports from prior years can help
you identify seasonal patterns for a specific lake. Review the
prior reports to find consistent information for summer months
of June, July and August. The information will be different than
that for the fall months of September and October. Winter months
of November, December, January and February will show reports unique
to this time of year, possibly including ice fishing reports. Pay
special attention to the spring (March, April and May) fishing
reports from prior years as they should provide information to
help you predict the approximate time for the spawn.
If you are considering a visit to Kansas for a fishing trip and
are unfamiliar with the area, some of the major cities in Kansas
include Hays, Phillipsburg, Overland Park, Topeka, Garden City, Great Bend, Parsons, Wichita, Lawrence, Manhattan and others scattered across KS, some with fishing
opportunities nearby. To enhance your fishing experience, you may
want to hire a local guide. Click here for a list of Kansas fishing
Kansas Fishing Reports
The fishing report resources listed below offer independent information
about fishing conditions at various lakes, rivers and streams in
Kansas. Use this information knowing that weather and other factors
may have caused fishing conditions to change since the reports
Department of Wildlife & Parks - Reports
Kansas Fishing Report
Best of luck to you on all your fishing trips in Kansas. Use the
navigation on the left to find fishing reports for other states.
Kansas Fishing Reports For Lakes, Rivers and Streams