El Dorado Lake

Current Temperature:
70°

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

Barometric Pressure:
29.66 (Normal)

Wind Speed:
North at 09 Knots (10 MPH)

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El Dorado Lake
National Pro Reports

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Kansas Reports

El Dorado Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com El Dorado 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. El Dorado 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!

El Dorado Lake is located in an area of rolling terrain made up of croplands, prairies, woodlands, and marshes. The lake provides many attractive areas for water oriented activities such as camping, picnicking, swimming, fishing, boating, and hunting. Four recreational areas located near the lake are -- Boulder Bluff, Shady Creek, Bluestem Point, and Lost Lake. [El Dorado Lake. www.nwk.usace.army.mil, 02/05/2008]
State:
Kansas

County:
Butler

Inpoundment Type:
Lake

Surface Area (acres):
8000

Lake Management:
State Park

Latitude:
37.887814

Longitude:
-96.779498

Water Clarity:
1-3 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
60

Normal Elevation (ft):
1339

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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El Dorado Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
El Dorado Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   2.8/5
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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!!
El Dorado Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
El Dorado Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   2.8/5
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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.
El Dorado Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
El Dorado Lake Crappie Rating:
   3.6/5
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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.
El Dorado Lake Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
El Dorado Lake Walleye Rating:
   3.6/5
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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!
El Dorado Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
El Dorado Lake Catfish Rating:
   3.6/5
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- Starting to spawn in creek and river channels. Caught 4 4/20/2013 and 3 where full of eggs
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.
El Dorado Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
El Dorado Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
   2.3/5
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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.
El Dorado Lake White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
El Dorado Lake White Bass Rating:
   3.6/5
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- Two weeks ago fished the damn and bought 15-20 white bass with a large red head and blue body
Crappie jig. good size

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El Dorado Lake Trout Fishing

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El Dorado Lake Trout Rating:
   3.9/5
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El Dorado 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:
06:40 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
20:09 CST







El Dorado Lake Links
Hook'Em Guide Service
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State Department of Wildlife and Parks
http://www.kdwp.state.ks.us  

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

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

State Fishing Information
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