The 5 primary trouts are the rainbow, brook, brown, cutthroat and
lake trout. Brown trout are considered the most difficult to catch
and brookies are the easiest. Pure cold water is key to survival
of the trouts and the brook trout is the most sensitive to temperature.
The others are comfortable in slightly warmer waters.
Kansas Trout Fishing Waters
Kansas has limited trout fishing. The only major lakes with a
healthy population of trout are Cedar Bluff Lake, Lake Shawnee
and Clinton Lake. The Kansas state record rainbow trout cam from
Visit the Kansas Department of Wildlife & Parks website for information
stocking in Kansas.
Organizations & Resources
Trout Fishing Information
The purpose of the page is to provide specific information about
fishing for trout in Kansas. Find information on basic trends and
seasonal patterns. Look here for tips, recommended tackle, techniques
and more. We want to help you make your trout fishing trips in KS
The states list to the left can direct you to information about
trout fishing in other states.
All About Fishing for Trout in Kansas.