El Dorado Lake

Current Temperature:
88°

Est Water Temperature:
51° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.07 (High)

Wind Speed:
South at 08 Knots (9 MPH)

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El Dorado Lake
National Pro Reports

Keystone Lake, OK
2014-07-14
I have been regularly fishing Keystone for striped Bass for about four weeks right now. The trips I have been doing are very early morning trips, and they have been producing good numbers of Stripers ... [more]

-Steve Carroll

Old Hickory Lake, TN
2014-07-11
This past week has been pretty typical for Old Hickory in July. We have had some good days but mixed in with those good days are the days the fish make us work. Every year around now the fish seem to ... [more]

-Ian Huey

Kansas Reports

John Redmond Reservoir, KS
2014-07-16
Tried jug fishing there yesterday. 07/15/2014. Small dead shad floating all over the lake. Caught no fish. ... [more]

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. Vital fishing information for El Dorado Lake, including mean water temperature and moon phase. 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):
Largemouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 51 degrees. If you have a chance to get out on the water, you are going to have to fish deep and slow. Jig fishing and Plastic baits may be your best bet this time of year for largemouth bass. You may also try fishing some sinking jerk baits.
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 51 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:
   3.2/5
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The walleye spawn is in full swing now. With Walleye spawning grounds generally on gravel and rocky bottoms and preferring clean water. Try throwing reaction type baits up in the shallows. Rip-Rap, damns, rocky bottom points are perfect to hit. Try fishing some faster crank baits and spinners this time of year. As always fall back to the standard walleye fishing tactics, but it won?t hurt bringing out the bass gear in search for spawning walleyes. In this water temperature, always be safe on the water.
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 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.
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:
   3.8/5
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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:
06:26 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
20:41 CST







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State Fishing Records
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State Parks
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State Fishing Information
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