Fishing At Marion Reservoir
AKA: Marion Lake
What to fish for...
Fishing for channel catfish, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, white bass and hybrid striped bass at Marion Reservoir in Kansas.
Known for quality walleye fishing, Marion Reservoir can also wet your appetite for catfish, crappie, wiper and white bass fishing. Located in the east-central part of the state, 2 miles west of Marion, this is a 6,200-acre reservoir offering great camping, boating and fishing. Wind your way around the 60 miles of shoreline while sightseeing, boating or chasing your favorite fish species. There is no marina, but boat ramps, campgrounds, RV hookups and bait and fishing tackle are all handy. The town of Marion is just a few minutes away if you need gas, supplies or dining.
Primary fish species residing in Marion Reservoir
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Marion Reservoir Amenities
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Durham Cove Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest section of the lake, off Kanza Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with gravel parking.
French Creek Cove Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off Limestone Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Hillsboro Cove Public Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, off 200th Street, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Marion Cove Public Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southeast corner of the lake, off Pawnee Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Cottonwood Point Campground - 620 382-2101
Marion Reservoir KS Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Cottonwood Point Campground
Marion, KS 66861
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Marion Reservoir in KS
General Fishing Info
Fishing for walleye, crappie and catfish in east-central KS.