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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, white crappie, bluegill and white bass at Toronto Lake in Kansas.

Toronto Lake, KS

The natural beauty of trees and rock banks surround Toronto Lake in the southeast part of the state. This 2,800-acre reservoir is accessible via Toronto Point Public Use Area, Holiday Hill Public Use Area and multiple campgrounds.

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Toronto Lake, located in eastern Kansas, is a popular fishing destination known for its tranquil atmosphere and diverse fish populations. Anglers are drawn to Toronto Lake for its excellent fishing opportunities and the chance to catch a variety of popular fish species.

Largemouth bass is one of the prized game fish found in Toronto Lake. Anglers can target these hard-fighting fish by casting with soft plastics, crankbaits, or topwater lures near submerged vegetation, fallen trees, and rocky structures. Toronto Lake offers ample opportunities to catch quality-sized largemouth bass, making it a favorite spot for bass anglers.

Channel catfish are abundant in Toronto Lake, providing anglers with exciting catfishing opportunities. These bottom-dwelling fish can be targeted using a variety of baits such as cut bait, stink bait, or live bait. Fishing near the lake's deeper areas, including channels and drop-offs, can increase the chances of landing a catfish. Toronto Lake's catfish population offers both quantity and quality catches, making it an ideal destination for catfish enthusiasts.

White bass is another popular fish species found in Toronto Lake. Anglers can target white bass by casting with jigs, spoons, or crankbaits near submerged structures, rocky points, or in open water where schools of baitfish are present. Catching white bass in Toronto Lake can result in fast-paced action and multiple hookups, providing an enjoyable angling experience.

White crappie and bluegill are also prevalent in Toronto Lake. Anglers can target white crappie by vertical jigging near submerged structures, brush piles, or docks. Using minnows or soft plastics as bait can entice white crappie into biting. Bluegill, known for their aggressive nature, offer anglers enjoyable panfishing opportunities. Toronto Lake's population of white crappie and bluegill provides anglers with the opportunity to catch these prized panfish and enjoy their delicate and tasty fillets.

Boat launch ramps, a marina, rental boats, dining and lodging are all convenient for visitors. Explore about 20 miles of shoreline for sightseeing, water sports or fishing. Anglers can expect to catch bass, crappie, catfish and white bass, both id good numbers and size.

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Primary fish species residing in Toronto Lake

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish White Crappie Bluegill White Bass

Toronto Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Toronto Lake also offers amenities for boating and camping, allowing anglers to make the most of their fishing trips. Anglers can explore the lake's waters, navigate with ease, and access various fishing spots. The lake's campgrounds and recreational facilities provide convenient options for anglers looking to extend their stay and fully enjoy the outdoor experience.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Manns Cove Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, east side, off State Route 105, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with no parking.

Tonto Point Public Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, east side, off S Point Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Click here for a Kansas Fishing License.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Sandstone Campground - 620 637-2213

Osage Plains Campground - 620 637-2213

Blackjack Campground - 620 637-2213

Oakridge Campground - 620 637-2213

Woodson Cove Campground - 620 637-2213

Manns Cove Campground - 620 637-2213

Toronto Lake KS Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Toronto Lake
Toronto Fall River State Park
100-198 W Main St
Toronto, KS 66777
620 637-2213


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