Waconda Lake near Beloit, Kansas
One word is all you need to describe this lake:full. You get non-stop action when fishing for smallmouth, catfish, crappie, walleye, and wiper. When fishing for crappie, go near the rocky shorelines and use jigs. During spawn season they will pretty much bite whatever passes by them. For walleye, use a jig with a worm on it practically anywhere in the lake to real in a walleye. For wiper, go near the rocky shoreline and use crankbaits or jigs. When fishing catfish, go near the south part of the lake near the dam. Try using life bait, primarily minnows or worms.
Waconda Lake Fishing near Beloit, Kansas
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Details for Waconda Lake
Species Caught Here: None
Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Reservoir
Lat/Long: 39.496399 -98.315887
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Description for Waconda Lake, Mitchell County, Kansas
Waconda Lake is a reservoir located just 11.5 miles from Beloit, in Mitchell County, in the state of Kansas, United States, near Glen Elder, KS. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including crappie, smallmouth bass, bullhead and rainbow trout here. Whether you’re spinning, baitcasting or fly fishing your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Waconda Lake. Alternate names for this reservoir include Glen Elder Reservoir.
For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit Kansas Fish & Wildlife.
Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times
chart to determine when the fish will be most active.