Fishing At John Redmond Reservoir
AKA: John Redmond Lake
What to fish for...
Fishing for channel catfish, white crappie, bluegill and white bass at John Redmond Reservoir in Kansas.
Fishing from the bank is quite popular at John Redmond Reservoir, as is boating and camping. Come visit and enjoy this 9,400-acre lake in the eastern part of the state, at New Strawn. There are more than 15 miles of shoreline, much of which is scattered with flooded timber making it an ideal home for big crappie. Catfish, sunfish and white bass also roam these waters. RV hookups are available at the campgrounds and lodging is nearby, making this a nice fishing destination for extended stays.
Primary fish species residing in John Redmond Reservoir
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
John Redmond Reservoir Amenities
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Today's Weather & Forecast
Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Dam Site Campground Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, east side, off Embankment Road, this is two, two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.
Otter Creek West Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southern section of the lake, off Embankment Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Click here for a Kansas Fishing License.
Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Riverside West Campground - 620 364-8613
Wolf Creek Resort RV Park - 620 490-0962
John Redmond Reservoir KS Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
John Redmond Reservoir
Riverside West Campground
1565 Embankment Rd
Burlington, KS 66839
Fishing lakes in each state.
John Redmond Reservoir in KS
General Fishing Info
Fishing for catfish, crappie and white bass in eastern KS.