Hillsdale Lake offers camping, fishing, boating, hunting, hiking, equestrian trails, and relaxation within 40 minutes of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.
80 degrees, fairly clear, normal pool. Outlook: Jayhawk Marina reports: Crappies fair on minnows and jigs 10 to 12 feet deep in the brush; walleyes good on night crawlers 6 to 8 feet deep around brush; catfish fair; largemouth bass fiar.
55 degrees, clear, normal. Outlook: Jayhawk Marina reports: crappies good on minnows in 10 to 15 feet of water in prespawn areas.
9 degrees, murky, 2 feet low. Outlook: Jayhawk Marina reports: crappies fair on jigs, minnows 12 to 14 feet down in 20 feet of water around docks; walleyes poor to fair (a few are being caught on stickbaits, jigs along the dam).
47 degrees, clear, 2 feet low. Outlook: Jayhawk Marina reports: crappies fair on jigs, minnows off marina docks; walleyes poor to fair.
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