Guide To Fishing At Kirwin Reservoir
AKA: Kirwin Lake
There are somewhat limited amenities at Kirwin Reservoir, but there is camping, RV hookups and boat ramps to make boating and fishing easy at this 5,000-acre lake in the north-central part of the state, at the town of Kirwin.
More than 35 miles of shoreline await fishing enthusiasts who enjoy fishing from the bank or from a boat. Wrapped by the Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge, there are no private homes at the lake. Anglers arrive seeking catfish, crappie, walleye, bass and wipers - all of which thrive in good numbers.
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, white bass and hybrid striped bass at Kirwin Reservoir in Kansas.
Primary fish species residing in Kirwin Reservoir
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Kirwin Reservoir Amenities
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: NO
Bait & Tackle: NO
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
North Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, off E Xavier Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.
Southeast Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southeast section of the lake, off S Kirwin Lake Road, this is a two-lane, earthen ramp with gravel parking.
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Fort Kirwin RV & Camping - 785 543-6736
Kirwin Reservoir KS Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge
702 E Xavier Rd
Kirwin, KS 67644
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Kirwin Reservoir in KS
General Fishing Info
Fishing for walleye and crappie in north-central KS.