Milford Lake is the largest man-made lake in Kansas with 15,700 acres (64 km2) of water. Over 33,000 acres (130 km2) of land resources are managed for quality recreational experiences as well as for protection of the project's natural and cultural resources. Approximately 70% of the land resources are available for public hunting.
72-76 degrees clear, 2 feet low. Outlook: Rick Dykstra reports: crappies good on jigs 6 to 8 feet deep at north end of lake; bass good early on topwater baits 5 to 10 feet deep and on soft-plastics during the day; walleyes fair on jigs and night crawlers around points; blue catfish (pan-sized) good on all baits and lures; wipers just starting to chase shad on the surface.
51 to 53 degrees, clear, 5 feet low. Outlook: Rick Dykstra reports: crappies poor to fair on jigs in 6 to 8 feet of water; wipers fair drifting night crawlers; walleyes fair on jigs with night crawlers in 4 to 12 feet of water; blue catfish good on cut shad (fish 12 to 40 pounds have been caught).
High 50s, clear, 6 feet low. Outlook: Rick Dykstra reports: white bass good on night crawlers in 8 to 12 feet of water; blue catfish very good on cut shad in 6 to 12 feet of water on the north end in Military Marina area.
0, degrees, clear, 6 feet low. Outlook: Geary County Convention and Visitors Bureau reports: blue catfish very good on cut shad in 7 to 15 feet of water on the north end (fish from 40 to 80 pounds have been caught); crappies good on jigs in 8 to 12 feet of water; bass fair on stickbaits off points.
53 degrees, slightly stained, 6 feet low. Outlook: Geary County Convention and Visitors Bureau reports: blue catfish good on cut shad on the flats (a lake-record 82.05-pound blue cat was caught in a tournament last weekend); walleyes fair to good on stickbaits, grubs along the dam at night.
44 degrees, clear, 7 feet low. Outlook: Guide Vic Oertle reports: wipers fair to good on white Double W Spoons in 28 to 30 feet of water; crappies fair on jigs in 10 to 20 feet of water in brush; catfish good on shad sides, cut shad in the creeks from the bank.
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