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Council Grove: Wiper fair on crankbaits and large jig/swimbaits near windy rock banks. White bass fair near rock points on jigs and spinners. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows near brush and rock banks 2-5 feet deep. Catfish fair near windy flats and in creek mouths using cut bait. Saugeye fair near flats on worms, jigs and crankbaits.
El Dorado: Wiper fair using jigs or crankbaits off rocky wind blown shorelines and points. Catfish fair to good using worms or cut bait in the creeks during inflows or on shad sides, worms or cut bait along windy points. Crappie fair in brush 6-7 feet deep using jigs or minnows.
Marion: Wiper fair pulling crankbaits with a boat or casting jigs and crankbaits from shoreline. Catfish fait to good using fresh cut bait or stinkbaits in areas of inflows or along windy shorelines. Walleye slow.
Cedar Bluff: White bass/wipers good to excellent casting white jigs along the dam and associated sandy points or throwing shallow running crankbaits and swimbaits over windswept, shallow, mainlake points.. Walleye good using jigs tipped with nightcrawlers off well-defined points and drop-offs. Crappie fair to good drifting jigs or trolling small crankbaits along stands of flooded timeber in 12-20 feet of water.
Fall River: Catfish good in current in river, Otter Creek and outlet using a worm, stinkbaits or shad sides. Crappie poor; the lake is high and muddy. White bass slow using jigs or spinners in deep holes in the river and below riffles.
Glen Elder: Walleye fair to good using jig-n-crawler or jig-n-minnow along the river channel in 18-22 feet of water in the west half of the reservoir. White bass/wipers good using slab spoons and rattletraps along the Cawker City causeway and river channels west of the causeway and along the dam or on the north side of the lake in coves with strong south winds. Catfish good using dead shad, stinkbaits and shad gizzards in the creeks feeding into the reservoir, especially Mill Creek, Oak Creek, Carr Creek and Walnut Creek. Crappie fair to good in 2-3 feet of water in main lake coves using minnows or small jigs or along the west end channel breaks in 12 feet of water using slab spoons.
Kanopolis: Walleye/saugeye fair to good using crankbaits near Loder Point and the tower. Wipers fair on shallow flats near the river channel or wind-blown points using minnows or trolling soft baits. Catfish fair in 4-10 feet of water or shallower in the afternoons/evenings using cutbait and worms. Crappie good with small jigs and minnows on brushpiles and in Marina Cove. White bass fair using jigs and flashy lures in the river upstream of reservoir.
Lovewell: Catfish fair to good using shad sides, shad gizzards, chicken livers and stinkbaits in coves and creek channels. Walleye fair to good using jig-crawler or jig-n-worm combo along the 2-mile road area as well as the river channel near Oak Hill, to Pawnee Point. White bass/wiper fair to good along the dam and other rocky shorelines casting roadrunners, mister twisters and Kastmasters. Crappie good around the marina and off the Cedar Point and Cabin Point brushpiles using jigs or small slab spoons.
Milford: Largemouth bass fair to good on points by flooded coves using spinnerbaits, jerkbaits and jigs. Crappie fair to good using jigs and minnows suspended 2-5 feet deep near brush, points and coves. Smallmouth bass good using jerkbaits, crankbaits and jigs near gravel banks and points close to dropoffs. Walleye fair using worms near flats. Catfish good on cut bait near wind blown shorelines and channel ledges in the upper end.
Toronto: White bass poor in deep holes and below riffles in the river and Walnut Creek using jigs or spinners. Catfish good using a worm, stinkbaits or shad sides in current in river, Walnut Creek and spillway. Crappie poor; the lake is high and muddy.
Wilson: Stripers fair using live shiners, spinners or shad-imitation jerkbaits on the west end, Hell Creek and near the dam at moderate depths. Catfish fair using cutbait or worms near the river channel and off points in water less than 8 feet toward sundown. Walleye fair to good early mornings or late evenings on shallow wind-blown points and rocky shorelines and along the dam using 3-, 4-inch swimbaits.