Cheney: White bass/wipers fair off points and Walleye Island trolling crankbaits. Crappie fair around rock jetties, in coves and around shallow structure. Catfish good drifting live baits, stinkbaits, shrimp and cutbaits lakewide.
Council Grove: Catfish good drifting shad over the flats. White bass/wipers fair near face of dam and off points trolling shad-imitating crankbaits. Crappie fair early in the morning along the dam and the breaks off the points 8-12 feet deep.
El Dorado: White bass/wipers fair along windblown shorelines and off mainlake points using shad imitators. Crappie fair using jigs and minnows near timber in the upper end of reservoir. Catfish fair using cut bait, fresh shad or livers. Walleye fair trolling crankbaits or casting to windblown structure at dawn and dusk.
Kingman SFL: Crappie fair using minnows in eastside brushpiles. Catfish good lakewide with stink baits. Largemouth bass fair around brushpiles and rock jetties. Sunfish fair using worms around structure. Northern pike fair with swimbaits and crankbaits near vegetation lakewide.
Marion: Catfish fair drifting whole shad or using prepared bait. Crappie fair near drop offs and brushpiles using jigs or minnows. Walleye fair with grub and shad imitations off windblown shores or points. White bass good along riprap using spinners and spoons. Wipers fair using curly-tailed grubs and crankbaits off points, wipers mixed with white bass.
McPherson SFL: Catfish good with stink baits or shrimp near the fish feeders. Crappie fair on jigs. Largemouth bass fair around structure using soft plastics. Bluegill fair using nightcrawlers near any structure.
Fall River: Catfish good in the river and on the mud flats using worms, shad sides or stink bait. Crappie good using minnow or jig on channel breaks and under trees overhanging the river. Largemouth bass fair in the flooded timber or clearer water in the backwater section of the river using plastic shad, rattletrap, spinnerbaits or plastic worm. White bass good using plastic shad, rattletraps, twistertails or spinnerbaits on the mud flats and points in the evening.
Glen Elder: Crappie fair trolling with minnows or small crank baits along the bluffs, dam and near the river breaks off the state park shore or fishing the brushpiles off Harrison Point, Campground 3 and the swimming beach. Wiper/white bass good along the dam, Cawker causeway, state park points, Walnut Creek and Marina and Osage coves trolling or slabbing. Smallmouth bass fair to good along rocky areas and structure casting topwater lures like Zara Spooks early and late in the day or using a variety of crankbaits in 4-8 feet of water. Catfish good using shad, crawdads, goldfish and green sunfish in the rivers, off the shallow flats and in the outlet area below the dam.
Kanopolis: Catfish good using sponge and dip baits after chumming on the humps and around brushpiles. Crappie fair around brush, logs or around the floating docks in the marina and in Yankee Run. Walleye/saugeye fair around the shallows in 7-10 feet of water along windblown points and the river channel edges using slab spoons or trolling. White bass good to excellent in the main lake, near rockpiles and off windblown points with shad-colored crankbaits, white jigs, roadrunners or slab spoons. Wipers fair with live shad or slab spoons off windblown points.
Melvern: Smallmouth bass good along rocky shorelines using leeches. Catfish good in the upper end chumming soybeans, then using shad, worms and prepared baits. Crappie good in deep brushpiles and along the dam. White bass good using jigs along rocky points and shorelines.
Toronto: Catfish good using worms, shad sides or stink bait in the river and Walnut Creek and on the mud flats. Largemouth bass fair in the flooded timber or clearer water in the backwater section of Walnut Creek using plastic shad, rattletraps, spinnerbaits or plastic worm. White bass good using plastic shad, rattletraps or spinnerbaits on the mud flats and points in the evening. Crappie good on channel breaks and around stumps in Mann's Cove, Toronto Cove and the north side of Duck Island using minnow or jig.
Wilson: Catfish good with worms, liver, shrimp, dip baits, live bait and fresh cutbaits lakewide. Stripers good to excellent along windblown points using slab spoons. Walleye good using white twister-tailed jigs, crankbaits and roadrunners along the edges of weedbeds in 7-10 feet of water. White bass fair using chrome-colored rattletraps or white twister-tailed jigs on main lake points and around flooded weedbeds. Black bass good in backs of coves in flooded vegetation using topwater baits, small worms or spinnerbaits.
Low Plains Early Zone Duck Season: Through Dec. 5; Dec. 18-Jan. 2
High Plains Duck Season: Through Jan. 3; Jan. 22-30
Cedar Bluff WA: Water level is 14.0 feet below conservation pool. Approximately 1,800 teal and other ducks observed. Hunting conditions good, with a lot of flooded shoreline vegetation. Success rated good.
Cheyenne Bottoms WA: Duck numbers range from 60,000-80,00, mostly pintail and blue-winged teal. Pool 1A, 44 inches; Pools 1B and 1C, 22 inches; Pool 2, 19 inches; Pool 3A, 14 inches, Pool 3B, 16 inches, Pool 4A, 17 inches, Pool 4B, 14 inches; Pool 5, 17 inches. Hunting conditions are good, with excellent natural food. Success rated good.
Jamestown WA: Water levels are fair. Approximately 3,000 ducks, mostly teal, pintails, wood ducks and mallards, are present. Excellent rail numbers present too. Hunting conditions are good. Success rated good.
McPherson Valley Wetlands: Water levels fair throughout the wetlands, but dropping. Approximately 1,000 ducks, mostly teal, pintails, shovelers, wood ducks and mallards, are on the public area. Hunting conditions are excellent, good vegetation present in most pools. Success expected to be fair. All areas east of K61 are in late zone.
Texas Lake: Few ducks observed on the area. Pools 1, 2, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 are full. There are small pools north and northwest of Pool 6. Good vegetation present in all pools, with numerous openings. Hunting success expected to be poor.