Elk City Lake
Current Temperature:
No data Available KH92°
Est Water Temperature:
42° (What's This)
Barometric Pressure:
No data Available
Wind Speed:
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Elk City Lake
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Welcome to FishingNotes.com Elk City 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. Elk City 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!
State:
Kansas
Latitude:
37.261486
Maximum Depth (ft):
24
County:
Montgomery
Longitude:
-95.804166
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir
Water Clarity:
Boat Access:
Surface Area (acres):
4450
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
Lake Management:
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Register

Guest
2012-09-20
Species: Catfish
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature:
Catching 5+ channels at the outlet for the past week and good size to boot. Livers, stink bait, everything is working.
Elk City Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
3.5
Elk City Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Elk City Lake at 42 degree water temperature this is a great time to get out on the water and try hitting some deeper primary and secondary points. Largemouth bass will be feeding at this water temperature but will be much harder to catch. On Sunny warm afternoons its a great time to throw a crank bait, jigs or slow roll a spinnerbait at 5-10 foot on sunny points and drops off of sunny flats. Largemouth Bass will move into warm water on warm sunny days.
Elk City Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
2
Elk City Lake Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 42 degrees. It's time to fish deep and slow. Try some deep primary points, drop offs, and old river channels with rocks. Jigs, plastics and deep jerk baits will be your best bet to boat a smallmouth.
Elk City Lake Crappie Rating:
4
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Elk City Lake Walleye Rating:
4
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Walleye function very well in the colder water temperatures. Try fishing some open flats and definitely use live bait when the water temperature is this low. Plastics with scent added will also produce results, but nothing beats live bait for walleye.
Elk City Lake Catfish Rating:
4
Elk City Lake Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
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.
Elk City Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
3.5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Spotted bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature down this low. It's time to fish deep and slow. Try some deep primary points, drop offs, and old river channels with rocks. Jigs, plastics and deep jerk baits will be your best bet to boat a Spotted.
Elk City Lake White Bass Rating:
4.5
Elk City Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- white are getting ready to spawn up the river from the lakeat this point
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White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Elk City Lake Trout Rating:
5
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Trout Tips for Current Conditions (automated):

Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

The affects of the moon on freshwater fish and game are at a minimum right now. There will be another full moon coming up here in a few days. The fisherman should never use this as an excuse to not get on the water. The affects of the moon can only enhance the outcome of a day's fishing not decrease potential catch for today. On days without the new or full moon, all other factors including weather, barometric pressure, wind and cloud cover will make up today's equation for success.

Sunrise:

08:29 CST

Sunset:

18:02 CST

Moon Phase:


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