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Cheney: White bass fair near schooling baitfish in shallow coves. Wipers good trolling swim baits off points, over flats and in coves. Walleye fair jigging points and trolling flats and drop-offs. Crappie fair using jigs around rocks and brush. Catfish good around newly flooded vegetation using cutbaits.
Council Grove: Catfish good drifting shad on the flats. Saugeye fair on the rocks and near brushy cover using crankbaits and plastics. White bass/wipers fair along the dam and points trolling shad-imitating crankbaits. Crappie fair along the dam and the breaks off the points 8-12 feet deep.
El Dorado: Wipers fair using crankbaits or jigs on the breaks and points. White bass fair along rocky or riprapped shorelines trolling crankbaits or casting jigs or spinners. Crappie fair using jigs near timber. Catfish fair using worms or liver close to brushy cover.
Kingman SFL: Crappie fair on the jetties and the east side near brush or rip rap. Catfish good near feeders with cut baits and chicken livers. Largemouth bass good around the lily pads with topwater lures. Sunfish fair near brush piles on small nightcrawlers. Northern Pike good around the springs with Mepp's spinners and spinnerbaits at dawn and dusk.
Marion: Catfish good in shallow water near rocks and the dam with dip bait, nightcrawlers and sponge bait. Crappie fair on dam and off windy points using minnows. Walleye good with jig-n-crawler on the flats and from banks or off points. White bass fair off the dam using twister-tailed jigs at night. Wipers fair using crankbaits and curly tailed grubs off the dam, rocky points and standing timber in north end.
McPherson SFL: Catfish good with stink baits and shrimp near the fish feeders. Crappie fair near structures using jigs or minnows. Largemouth bass good using shad-imitation swim baits near vegetation off rock jetties or soft plastics around deep brush. Bluegill good using nightcrawlers around any structure.
Fall River: Catfish good in the spillway and in the river on setlines using worms, shad sides or stink baits. Crappie good using minnow or jig around brushpiles, rocky shorelines or channel breaks. Largemouth bass fair around brush in the river using jig-n-pig, twister-tail, rattletrap or spinnerbaits. White bass good using shad imitations, twister-tails or spinnerbaits on mud flats.
Glen Elder: Crappie fair using a minnow or jig tipped with a minnow in deep brushpiles along the state park shoreline, along the south bluffs and along the dam in 12-16 feet of water. Wiper/white bass good to excellent surfacing along the dam, near Walnut Creek, off the south bluffs or near the marina. Smallmouth bass good casting crankbaits in 4-8 feet of water along rocky areas and structure. Catfish good using shad sides, shad gizzards, stinkbaits and chicken livers in the rivers, around Fisherman's Bridge, the "Honey Hole" and around the stumps in Oak and Carr Creeks.
Kanopolis: Catfish good on chumming areas using worms, liver, shrimp, dip baits and live baits. Walleye/saugeye fair in shallow water or along the break lines on the river channel using jig-n-crawlers. White bass good with white jigs and roadrunners or shad-colored crankbaits in the main lake and windblown points. Wipers fair to good on windblown points using bucktail jigs.
Kirwin: Walleye fair drifting the drop-offs and flats using jig-n-crawler. Wipers/white bass good with jigs and twister tails, bucktail jigs and jigs with minnows at the corners of dam and south side off Bluegill and Crappie points and in the spillway with rattletraps and spinners. Crappie good in shallow waters in coves and at fish attractors with jigs and jigs with minnows under bobbers.
Milford: Catfish excellent with worms fishing flooded fields. Walleye fair along drop-offs 20 feet deep with worms and crankbaits. Black bass good using topwater and spinnerbaits near brush in stained water areas. White bass/wipers good with live baits near humps and near points in creek arms trolling crankbaits.
Norton: Walleye/saugeye fair using night crawlers on the bottom up the west end by the Marsh Dike, mouth of Concrete Cove and the east side of Leota Cove. Wipers fair along the dam, mouths of Leota and Concrete Coves using jig-n-crawler. Crappie good using jigs and jig-n-minnows in the shallows of Galantine, Concrete, Leota and Schoens Coves, the marina slips, public fishing dock and fish attractors. Catfish fair off the public fishing dock using jigs or using shad, shrimp and nightcrawlers near the west end of the lake and up in the shallows of coves. Largemouth/spotted bass fair using crankbaits and spinnerbaits in Leota Cove.
Toronto: Catfish good using worms, shad sides or stink baits on mud flats or in the spillway. Largemouth bass fair around stumps in Walnut Creek using jig-n-pig, twister-tailed jigs or plastic worms. White bass good with plastic shad or rattletraps on the mud flats. Crappie good on rocky shorelines and around trees in Mann's and Toronto Coves and the north side of Duck Island using jig or minnow.
Tuttle Creek: Catfish fair in the River Pond or at the tubes. Saugeye fair using jigs and crankbaits in the tubes and River Pond.
Webster: Wipers/white bass good at corners of dam and the Lakeview area with bucktail jigs cast into wind, with minnows in Rock Point cove and with jigs off bridge by Bow City and around the fish attractors. Crappie fair with jigs or jigs with minnows in coves and at the fish attractors and off the bridge by Bow City and the old swim beach road. Walleye fair drifting jigs-n-crawlers in 8-12 feet of water. Channel catfish fair near west end with worms on bottom.
Wilson: Catfish good with worms, liver, shrimp, live baits and dip baits in chumming areas. Stripers fair on rattletraps, white twister-tailed jigs or smaller shad-colored crankbait near the dam and the spillway boat ramp. Walleye fair along the edges of the weedbeds using white twister-tailed jigs, crankbaits and roadrunners. White bass fair with chrome-colored rattletraps or white twister-tailed jigs on windblown points. Black bass good in backs of coves around vegetation using topwater baits, white twister-tailed jigs, small wacky worms or small spinnerbaits.