Big Hill Lake

Current Temperature:
41°

Est Water Temperature:
57° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.18 (Rising)

Wind Speed:
North at 09 Knots (10 MPH)

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Big Hill Lake
National Pro Reports

Old Hickory Lake, TN
2015-03-20
Spring is finally here and Old Hickory has really been fishing great! The bite has finally returned after several weeks of ice and snow melt compounded by heavy rainfall left the main river along with... [more]

-Ian Huey

Lake Waco, TX
2015-03-11
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Lake Guntersville, AL
2015-03-06
Guntersville Lake 5 Mar 2015 %u2013 Over the past week we caught several nice fish on Rattle Baits such as the Azuma Shake-Z, Chatter Baits, Square Bill Crankbaits, swim baits, Tightline jigs and D-bo... [more]

-Jake (Mid South Bass Guide)

Kansas Reports

Olathe Lake, KS
2015-03-23
North end of the lake was close to 60 degrees. Cove on the east end was only 56 degrees with the main body around 54-55. Feeder creek on south side was 58-60 degrees. Saw a few small bass in th... [more]

La Cygnes Lake, KS
2015-03-16
This is for 3/15/15. The water temp was 55 on the launch and main body. Up in the coves and shallower water, it was as high as 61. Tried fishing cranks, jerks, spinners, plastic and jigs for lar... [more]

Olathe Lake, KS
2015-03-15
Fishing was ok. Boated one 5 lb wiper and brought another up to the boat. Water temp was 47 degrees at the north end and 54 degrees at the south end up the creek. Water level was higher than no... [more]

Big Hill Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Big Hill Lake fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Big Hill Lake water temperature is one of the vital statistics included on this page. We also include the moon phase as full and new moons are generally better fishing times. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!

Big Hill Lake: Come and visit one of the clearest lakes in Kansas. Big Hill Lake is considered a trophy fishing lake and is well known by many fisherman. Visitors wanting to come and enjoy any water activities, this is the place to go! Due to stocking, fish shelters, and leaving large areas of timber and other vegetation standing, Big Hill has developed into one of the most productive and popular fishing spots in the area. Principal species of sport fish include largemouth bass, crappie, channel and flathead catfish, bluegill, walleye and smallmouth bass. Big Hill Lake is also a popular spot for fishing tournaments. To schedule a fishing tournament, contact the Project Office at 620-336-2741. An application will need to be filled out for each tournament. For more information and regulations on limits, contact the Big Hill Project Office. [Big Hill Lake. www.nwk.usace.army.mil, 02/05/2008]
State:
Kansas

County:
Labette

Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir

Surface Area (acres):
1240

Lake Management:
Army Corps

Latitude:
37.299570

Longitude:
-95.455262

Water Clarity:
6-10 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
60

Normal Elevation (ft):
1240

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Big Hill Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Big Hill Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   4.2/5
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
At 57 degree water temperature largemouth bass fishing is in pre-spawn now. It's time to get fishing. Female bass are going to be moving up to the spawning beds. Male largemouth bass will be starting to build the spawning nests in protected coves. Bass prefer to spawn in weedy and woody cover deep in coves that will be protected from the wind and other elements. This is the best time to catch the lake record bass. The female bass will be feeding until they reach the beds and start the spawn. The smaller male bass will be attacking lures also. It is on like donkey kong!!! Hit the water NOW, we can?t believe you are reading this and not fishing right now. GET OUT!!
Big Hill Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Big Hill Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   4.3/5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With the water temperature at 57 degrees smallmouth bass fishing is ready to heat up for spring. The bass will be starting to move into their spawning area. Smallmouth bass will generally spawn on rock and gravel bottoms that are protected from the elements. It's time to get fishing and look for staging bass in deeper water.
Big Hill Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Big Hill Lake Crappie Rating:
   3.5/5
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie should be getting ready to spawn. Stay out in deeper water and look for schools. Schooling shad will be harder to find with this water temperature so when you find it, stay on it. Crappie schools will be breaking up quite a bit getting ready for the spawn. Also try fishing shallower with small crank baits and spinners on the warm banks with direct sunlight. This is a great time to be on the water.
Big Hill Lake Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Big Hill Lake Walleye Rating:
   2/5
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The walleye are coming off of the spawn now. Fish will be feeding very more aggressive making up for lost time eating during the spawn. Walleye will start moving back to their typical structure of choice and should be getting into the lake flats and deep structure. It?s time to hit the water. This may be the best water temperature to be on the water. There shouldn?t be too many fishermen on the water this early and there are many species that are hitting their prime water temperatures to be biting very well. Have fun today!
Big Hill Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Big Hill Lake Catfish Rating:
   3.5/5
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The catfish family comprises of blue catfish, flathead catfish and channel catfish. Since catfish are warm water fish, they arenít going to be very active in this water temperature. They will still be feeding, but catfish will only be found very deep and feeding very slowly. Your best bet is give some of the more active fish species in your lake a shot until the cats are active again.
Big Hill Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Big Hill Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
   3/5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Spotted bass fishing is ready to heat up for spring. The bass will be starting to move into their spawning area. Spotted bass will generally spawn on rock and gravel bottoms that are protected from the elements. It?s time to get fishing and look for staging bass in deeper water.
Big Hill Lake White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Big Hill Lake White Bass Rating:
   4.8/5
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- Aaahhh Roooster Taail
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Big Hill Lake Trout Fishing

[ Trout Info ]
Big Hill Lake Trout Rating:
   4/5
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Big Hill Lake Trout Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- find the deepest water that you can, and slowly drag a small hook with a split shot and some power balls across the bottowm. with patience comes some really nice lake trout.
Trout Tips for Current Conditions (automated):


Big Hill Lake Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:
The crescent moon will have better gravitational pull than a gibbous or half moon. However the affects of the moons gravitational will be decreased since the sun and moon aren't pulling in conjunction with one another. It's time to pay close attention to the other fishing factors in the weather to make the best decision for hitting the water.
Sunrise:
07:16 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
19:37 CST







Big Hill Lake Links
State Department of Wildlife and Parks
http://www.kdwp.state.ks.us  

State Fishing Licensee
https://www1.wildlifelicense.com/ks  

State Fishing Records
http://www.kdwp.state.ks.us/news/fishing...  

State Parks
http://www.kdwp.state.ks.us/state_parks  

State Fishing Information
http://www.kdwp.state.ks.us/news/fishing...