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Anglers kayak into a bay at Wilson Reservoir, a lake that can offer good angling for those fishing from boats or the shoreline.
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A bass fisherman fishes the brush in the back of a deep bay.
With miles of rocky shoreline, Wilson Reservoir offers good smallmouth bass fishing, and for other species.
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Walleye fishermen hurry across the open water.
Guide Dale Hines unhooks a walleye, one of several species he catches in very deep water at Wilson Reservoir.
Wilson Reservoir has a 15-inch minimum length limit for walleye.
Sue Graham someplace she rarely fishes - from a boat at Wilson Reservoir. Though the walleye was from a boat, she catches plenty of catfish, stripers and smallmouth bass while fishing from shore.
Angelina Hill knows first-hand casting from shore can produce at Wilson Reservoir, that's how she caught this 23 1/4-pound striper on June 5.
Though known for more glamours species, Wilson Reservoir has a thriving channel cat population.
Wilson Reservoir east of Russell Kansas, biking, fishing canoe
Dale Hines admires a nice smallmouth bass, a species that can be caught from shore or boats at Wilson Reservoir.
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