Outdoors

Outdoor report (June 9)

Lake Levels

Lake

Normal

Current

Rel

Cheney

1421.6

1423.68

749

Council Grove

1274.0

1275.53

323

El Dorado

1339.0

1341.11

1017

Elk City

796.0

805.08

3857

Fall River

950.5

960.87

4409

Glen Elder

1455.6

1457.58

1501

Grand

742.0

746.95

25,734

John Redmond

1039.0

1048.37

7068

Kanopolis

1463.0

1468.85

1294

Kaw

1009.85

1021.86

16,221

Marion

1350.5

1351.28

328

Milford

1144.4

1147.44

1875

Table Rock

915.0

925.96

9530

Toronto

899.5

909.53

3789

Wilson

1516.0

1518.85

1000

Fishing Report

LOCAL

Cheney: Crappie poor. Catfish good on prepared baits or cut baits in the river or near creek mouths. Walleye fair to poor using crankbaits on points, drop-offs and underwater humps. White bass/wiper good on jigs and spinners on points, underwater humps and along the dam.

Council Grove: Crappie fair on jigs and minnows near brush and rock banks 5 feet deep. Catfish good near windy flats and in flooded creek mouths on west arm using cut bait and worms. Saugeye fair near flats and deeper points on worms, jigs and crankbaits. Wiper fair on crankbaits and large jig/swimbaits near windy rock banks on the east arm. White bass fair near rock points and channel ledges on jigs and spinners.

El Dorado: Catfish good using worms or cut bait in the creeks during inflows. Walleye slow to fair on the flats on crankbaits or jig-n-crawler. Crappie fair to good in brush 6-7 feet deep using jigs or minnows. Wiper fair trolling crankbaits along ledges or old roads. White bass fair using jigs or larger plastics7-9 feet deep on windy points or in the creeks.

Marion: Marion Reservoir is closed to fishing and all aquatic activities due to a blue-green algae bloom

KANSAS

Cedar Bluff: Crappie fair using minnows, jigs and small slab spoons fished vertically over steep drop-offs or around the fish attractors White bass/wipers good to excellent trolling small crankbaits along the edges of points and shelves or casting jigs over shallow points and flats. Walleye good using jig-n-crawlers off well-defined points and drop-offs.

Fall River: White bass slow using jigs or spinners below riffles. Catfish good using a worm, stinkbaits or shad sides in current in river, Otter Creek, mouth of the river and outlet. Crappie poor; the lake is high and muddy.

Glen Elder: Catfish good using dead shad, stinkbaits and shad gizzards along rocks in Granite Creek, the Cawker City causeway, the south bluffs and state park riprap. Crappie fair to good in 2-3 feet of water in main lake coves using minnows or small jigs or using minnows on the bottom along the west end channel breaks in 12 feet of water. Walleye 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 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.

Kanopolis: Catfish good in 4-10 feet of water or shallower in the afternoons/evenings using cutbait and worms. Crappie fair with small jigs and minnows with small jigs and minnows on brushpiles and in Marina Cove. White bass fair using jigs and flashy lures using jigs and flashy lures on the river channel edges, rocky points and the dam. Walleye/saugeye fair to good near Loder Point and the tower or in 6-14 feet of water on wind blown points and the dam.

Milford: Smallmouth bass good using jerkbaits, crankbaits and jigs near deep gravel points. Walleye fair using worms and crankbaits near flats and points. Catfish good on fresh cut bait in the river and near windblown channel ledges in the upper half. Largemouth bass fair to good on points by flooded coves using spinnerbaits, jerkbaits and jigs. Crappie fair using jigs and minnows suspended 5 feet deep near brush, points and coves.

Toronto: Crappie poor; the lake is high and muddy. White bass poor below riffles in the river and Walnut Creek using jigs or spinners. Catfish good using a worm, stinkbaits or shad sides in river and Walnut Creek currents, mouth of river and spillway.

Wilson: Walleye fair to good early mornings or late evenings on shallow wind-blown points and rocky shorelines and along the dam using jigs and spinners. Stripers fair using live shiners, spinners or shad-imitation jerkbaits on deeper structure, drop-offs near the river channel and near the dam at 10-30 feet depths. Catfish fair using cutbait or worms near the river channel and off points in water less than 8 feet toward sundown.

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