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Ideas and locations to take kids fishingin KS.

Kids fishing

Fishing and the great outdoors offers kids an alternative to many influences they encounter in their busy lives today. A single fishing trip could be the turning point in a young life. We encourage you to invest the time. The rewards are endless and it takes so little effort. Try ice fishing in winter, as it can be a great way to introduce kids to fishing.

Places in Kansas to take kids fishing

Consider these small lakes, ponds, creeks and urban fishing locations as places to take a kid fishing in the Sunflower State.

Fishing Boats For Rent In Kansas

- Atchison City Lakes

- Big Hill Lake

Great Bend
- Great Bend Stone Lake

- Brown State Fishing Lake

- Herington City Lakes

- Clinton State Park
- Douglas Fishing Lake
- Prairie Park
- Riverfront Park

- Hillsdale Reservoir
- Middle Creek Fishing Lake
- Louisburg City Lake
- Miami State Fishing Lake
- Osawatomie Beaver Lake
- Paola Lake Miola

- Geary Fishing Lake
- Milford Reservoir
- Milford State Park Pond

- Amesbury Lake
- Kingston Lake Park
- Lake Lenexa
- Lake Olathe
- Lenexa Rose's Pond
- Olathe Cedar Lake
- Olathe Prairie Center Pond
- Overland Park Lakes
- Spring Hill City Lake
- Summercrest Lake
- Swarner Park

Overland Park
- Jerry's Lake
- Big Shunga Park
- Forty and Eight Lake
- Governor`s Ponds
- Lake Shawnee Park
- Lansing City Lake
- Leavenworth Fishing Lake
- Shawnee Fishing Lake

- Cross Creek Lake
- Wamego City Lake

- Salina Lakewood Lake
- Salina Indian Rock Lake
- Saline Fishing Lake

- Topeka Cedar Crest Pond
- Topeka Central Park Lake
- Topeka Clarion Lake
- Topeka West Lake

- Buffalo Park
- Chisholm Creek Park
- Dillons Pond Park
- Harveyville City Lake
- High Park Lake
- Meadows Park
- South Lakes Park
- Towne Park

Kansas offers many opportunities for kids to fish and experience the thrill of the “tap-tap-tap”. Watch the eyes of a youth light up no matter how big or small their catch may be. You have the opportunity to experience it with them and share their joy.

Top 3 tips for taking kids fishing in KS

1. Make sure that the goal is to have fun. Catching fish is a bonus.

2. Keep it simple. Simple tackle, techniques and locations.

3. Keep the focus on the kids. Be a hero by helping them enjoy the day.

Click here for additional tips to create a successful day of fishing for kids.

Kids Fishing Video

Youngsters with their prized catch


Korina Pruyn shows off a nice stringer of channel catfish which weighed roughly 20 pounds. She caught these during a fishing derby at Jerry Dishman Lake.


Callie Serber shows off a real nice crappie!

Kids fishing photo

Kids, fishing and smiles naturally go together. Take a kid fishing and you just might change the course of their life. Then take pictures and send us one of them holding their prized catch. We will happily post it here.

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Kids fishing locations and information, by state.

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Help us identify other youth fishing spots in KS.

If you are aware of a great place to take kids fishing in your area, please let us know. We can add it to our list. Every kid that catches a fish will appreciate the fact that you made the effort.