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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, white crappie, walleye, white bass and sauger at Melvern Lake in Kansas.

Melvern Lake, KS

Eisenhower State Park is a great place to camp while boating and fishing at Melvern Lake. Thriving in this a 7,000-acre lake are a variety of fish species, including bass, catfish, walleye, crappie, sunfish, sauger and white bass. You'll find plenty of cover, scattered along over 100 miles of shoreline, to wet a line and enjoy the scenery. A couple boat launch ramps and Melvern Lake Marina provide everything you need for boating and fishing here. There is lodging nearby, and campgrounds around the lake, plus restaurants and shopping.

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Primary fish species residing in Melvern Lake

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish White crappie Walleye White Bass Sauger

Melvern Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: NEARBY

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Fishing Boat Rentals

Melvern Lake Marina
Rentals: Kayaks and pontoon boats
620 256-6566

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Arrow Rock Parkway Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the south side of the lake, off Arrow Rock Parkway, this is a four-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Eisenhower State Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast section of the lake, off S Fairlawn Road, this is an eight-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Cowboy Campground Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast section of the lake, off S Fairlawn Road, this is a six-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Melvern Lake Marina Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southeast corner of the lake, off Marina Parkway, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

South Hoch Road Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, off S Hoch Road, this is a four-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Turkey Point Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, off W 309th Street, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Willow Marsh Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest section of the lake, off W 317th Street, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with gravel parking.

Marinas

Melvern Lake Marina
31271 Marina Parkway
Melvern, KS 66510
620 256-6566

Click here for a Kansas Fishing License.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Eisenhower State Park Campground - 785 528-4102

Turkey Point Campground - 785 549-3318

Arrow Rock Campground - 785 549-3318

Coeur D'Alene Campground - 785 549-3318

Melvern Lake KS Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information
Eisenhower State Park
Osage City, KS 66523
785 528-4102

 

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