Elk City Lake

Current Temperature:
72°

Est Water Temperature:
83° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
29.92 (Normal)

Wind Speed:
South at 04 Knots (5 MPH)

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Elk City Lake
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Kansas Reports

Elk City Lake General Information
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. Vital fishing information for Elk City 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!

Elk City Lake is located about 5 miles northwest of Independence, Kansas, and is well known among the fisherman and hunters. Elk City Lake is also a great place for boaters, swimmers, skiers, and sightseers to come and enjoy nature. Elk City Lake offers excellent opportunities for fishing. Principal species of sport fish found in the lake include white crappie, wipers, white bass, largemouth bass, saugeye, channel catfish, flathead and various sunfish. Fishing tournaments are welcome on the lake, for more information or to schedule a fishing tournament call the Project Office at (620)336-2741. An application should be filled out for each tournament. State regulations also apply at the lake, a complete list of regulations is available at the project office. [Elk City Lake. www.nwk.usace.army.mil, 02/05/2008]
State:
Kansas

County:
Montgomery

Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir

Surface Area (acres):
4450

Lake Management:


Latitude:
37.261486

Longitude:
-95.804166

Water Clarity:


Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
24

Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:


Boat Limits:


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Elk City Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Elk City Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.3/5
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is going to be pretty slow at 83 degree water temperature. Bass will start moving much slower and feeding less aggressively until the water temperature starts to get back down to comfortable levels. When the water temperature is up this high, it's time to get out fishing early and late in the day when the sun is not on the water. When you can get out for the entire day, it's a great time to fish some deeper water. Many large bass are taken this time of year since bass fishermen typically gets out deeper and fish slower with larger baits. Like any other time of year, the slower you fish with bigger baits on the deep drops and river channels, the better chance you have at a lunker. This is a great time to catch a trophy. Good luck out there today!
Elk City Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Elk City Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   1.8/5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be pretty slow at this water temperature. Bass will typically start moving much slower and feeding less aggressive until the water temperature starts to get back down to comfortable levels. When the water temperature is up this high, get out fishing early and late and cast in the shallows. When the sun is up it will be time to get out into deeper water, try fishing some drop offs and deep channel bends.
Elk City Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Elk City Lake Crappie Rating:
   4.1/5
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Your lake crappie will be much more lethargic in the water temperature. They will be in deeper and cooler water. Crappie will be feeding; however they will not be feeding aggressively unless the other fishing factors are at prime levels. Find some moving water that is clear and you should find some more aggressive fishing.
Elk City Lake Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Elk City Lake Walleye Rating:
   4.2/5
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With the water temperatures up this high, the walleye will really be moving slow and feeding even slower. It will be extremely difficult to stay on fish and catch good numbers. There will be good days that you can find a good pattern and fill the live well up. The good days of walleye fishing will be fewer and farther between until the water temperature gets back down. Good luck.
Elk City Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Elk City Lake Catfish Rating:
   4/5
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Unlike most North American fish species, blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish are comfortable when the water temperature is this high. They will be feeding and moving in typical patterns. You will start having a little better luck if you can get to some moving water that is adding a little more oxygen for the baitfish and the catfish will be there also.
Elk City Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Elk City Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
   3.5/5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Spotted bass fishing is going to be pretty slow at this water temperature. Bass will typically start moving much slower and feeding less aggressive until the water temperature starts to get back down to comfortable levels. When the water temperature is up this high, get out fishing early and late and cast in the shallows. When the sun is up it will be time to get out into deeper water, try fishing some drop offs and deep channel bends.
Elk City Lake White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Elk City Lake White Bass Rating:
   4.3/5
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- white are getting ready to spawn up the river from the lakeat this point
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Elk City Lake Trout Fishing

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Elk City Lake Trout Rating:
   0/5
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Elk City 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:
06:55 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
19:51 CST







Elk City 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...