Outdoors

Outdoor report

Lake Levels

Lake

Normal

Current

Rel

Cheney

1421.6

1421.19

0

Council Grove

1274.0

1271.88

7

El Dorado

1339.0

1334.71

7

Elk City

796.0

797.07

16

Fall River

950.5

949.99

3

Glen Elder

1455.6

1455.09

13

Grand

742.0

742.13

1854

John Redmond

1039.0

1041.01

167

Kanopolis

1463.0

1463.28

7

Kaw

1009.85

1009.33

0

Marion

1350.5

1348.55

6

Milford

1144.4

1143.07

25

Table Rock

915.0

905.43

3274

Toronto

899.5

904.26

7

Wilson

1516.0

1516.42

15

Fishing Report

LOCAL

Cheney: Catfish fair along wind-blown shorelines using cut bait. Crappie excellent using jigs or minnows near shallow artificial habitat structures and brush or riprap in sheltered areas. White perch good using jigs lakewide in shallow water. White bass/wiper excellent near the dam, on windswept points or at the river mouth using slab spoons or jigs.

Council Grove: Saugeye fair near the dam and gravel points using jigs and crankbaits. White bass/wipers fair along the dam and creek mouths/rock points using spinners. Crappie fair to good using jig-n-minnows 5’ deep near coves. Catfish good near wind blown flats and creeks on cut bait.

El Dorado: Walleye slow working jig-n-minnow combos along the flats. White bass/wipers fair to good in wind-blown shallow water and rocky shorelines casting jigs, plastics or crankbaits. Crappie good using jigs or minnows in brush or near shallow cover near shore. Catfish fair along windy shorelines using shad sides.

Marion: Crappie fair to good using jigs or minnows in brush and channels or near cover close to shore. Walleye fair to slow along the dam, rocky points and rocky shorelines casting floating/shallow diving crankbaits. Catfish fair along windy shorelines using shad sides, fresh cut bait or stinkbaits.

KANSAS

Fall River: Catfish good using a worm, stinkbaits or shad sides on windy shorelines. Crappie good around brushpiles in coves, rocky shorelines and inlet creeks using a jig or minnow. White bass fair using a spinner, jig or shad-imitation crankbaits in deep water along old creek channels or deep holes in the river.

Glen Elder: Walleye fair to good using jig-n-worm or jig-n-minnow in the west end of the reservoir near Wally World, Gibbs Point and the Cawker Causeway. White bass/wipers good up the rivers near the log jams or near rocky banks like the Cawker causeway, dam and south bluffs using roadrunners, slabs, spoons, Rattletraps and Kastmasters. Crappie fair to good around the fish attractors or brush in 3-10 feet of water using small jigs and spoons. Catfish fair using cutbaits in the backs of coves.

Kanopolis: White bass fair to good jigging small spoons and road runners near the river channel in the middle and lower portions of the reservoir. Walleye/saugeye fair to poor using deep jerkbaits and swimbaits along the dam and 4-10 feet areas off points in the lower end. Crappie fair in Marina and Yankee Run Coves jigging small spoons or road runners.

Milford: Smallmouth bass good using jigs, jerkbaits and spinnerbaits near secondary gravel points and pockets. Catfish fair to good near wind blown flats in upper end or channel edges in upper end when little wind on cut bait. Largemouth bass fair near points and coves with brush/rock using jerkbaits and spinnerbaits. Crappie fair to good on jigs or minnows in 5 feet of water near points, brush and spawning bays. White bass/wipers fair on spinners along rocky banks. Walleye fair along deeper flats on jigs-n-crawlers. Outlet fair with some wipers, white bass, catfish and walleye being taken.

Toronto: Catfish good using a worm, stinkbaits or shad sides on windy shorelines. White bass fair using spinners, jigs or shad-imitation crankbaits in deep water along old creek channels and deep holes in the river and Walnut Creek. Crappie good around brushpiles in coves and rocky shorelines and inlet creeks using a jig or minnow.

Tuttle Creek: Crappie fair over brush or main points in 5-8 feet of water using jigs or minnows. Catfish fair along windswept shorelines using cut bait. White bass fair along the dam using jigs and spinners. Saugeye fair in the River Pond using jig-n-crawler.

Wilson: Walleye fair using soft jerkbaits or dragging jig-n-worms near the dam and shallow, wind-blown points with a rocky bottom. Catfish good using cut bait in the west end, like Elm Creek and Horseshoe Bend. White bass fair in the river and off rocky points in the west end using small spinners or grubs on small jigs. Striped bass fair to good near Horseshoe Bend or in deeper water near the river channel around Lucas Point jigging spoons or swim baits.

  Comments