Kansas Bass Fishing
Enjoy fishing for spotted, smallmouth and largemouth bass.
Bass Fishing Lakes In Kansas
You can find bass everywhere in Kansas. Private ponds, small lakes, rivers, streams and large impoundments all hold populations of bass. Some of these waters ice over in winter and allow for ice fishing. The most consistent stringers come from major lakes including Big Hill Lake, Cedar Bluff Lake, Clinton Lake, Coffey County Lake, Council Grove Lake, El Dorado Lake, Elk City Lake, Fall River Lake, Hillsdale Lake, Keith Sebelius Lake, Kirwin Reservoir, La Cygne Lake, Marion Reservoir, Melvern Lake, Milford Lake, Perry Lake, Pomona Lake, Toronto Lake, Tuttle Creek Lake, Webster Reservoir, Wilson Lake and Winfield City Lake.
World record: 22 lbs 4 oz
State Record: 11.80 lbs
World record: 11 lbs 15 oz
State Record: 6.88 lbs
World record: 9 lbs 8 oz
State Record: 4.44 lbs
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Top 5 Bass Fishing Lures For Kansas
Kansas State Record Bass
The state record largemouth bass was caught from a private pit lake.
The state record smallmouth bass came from Milford Reservoir.
The state record spotted bass was caught out of Marion County Lake.
Bass are one of the most sought after of all the game fish. Its appeal spans cultures, age groups and genders to tap on the heart strings of anglers everywhere. Join us in our endeavor to offer information about bass fishing on your favorite bass lake in Kansas.
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The lifecycle of bass
The more you know about the seasonal migration of bass, the more likely you are to be looking in the right area next time you visit Kansas bass fishing lakes. Visit the bass fishing page for more in-depth information about bass activities.