Coffey County Lake

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Dock at Coffey County Lake

3Coffey County Lake is Open!

C2offey County Lake (5,090 acres) has proven to be on85e of the premier fishing lakes since opening for li15mited public fishing in October 1996.

Dedicated exclusively to fishing, Coffey County Lake has been featured on national television programs such as  Jimmy Houston's Outdoors and Bill Saiff's Rod and Reel. Many fisherman have shared their experiences on YouTube. Coffey County Lake is also on the Catfish Chasers Tournament circuit as the only night tournament of the circuit.

Coffey County Lake offers one of the best predator to prey ratios in the country, which means fish thrive year long.  Largemouth Bass and crappie can often be hooked near areas of standing timber.  The open waters are home to white bass and wipers.  Along the rock-lined shores you're likely to find walleye, channel catfish, and probably the best supply of Smallmouth Bass anywhere in the Midwest.  For additional information call the Gatehouse at (620) 364-2475. 

The lake is open for public use everyday except Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Lake hours are subject to change due to specific weather conditions. The lake may close if specific weather conditions arise.

Lake Gatehouse:  (620) 364-2475

 

The number of fish, by species tracked, that are caught and released at
Coffey County Lake for the last three weeks.
 Species  6/11 to 6/17 6/4 to 6/10  5/28 to 6/3 
 Large Mouth Bass  16  26  59
 Small Mouth Bass  118  276  448
 Walleye  14  12  122
 White Bass  68  123  247
 Crappie  0  27  18
 Channel  29  54  204
 Blue Cat  4  15  22
 Flathead  0  1  3
 Wipers  13  109  69
 Carp  0  1  0
 Drum  46

 71

 100

 

 Species 6/11 to 6/17   6/4 to 6/10  5/28 to 6/3
The number of fish, by species tracked, that are caught and kept at
Coffey County Lake for the last three weeks.
 Large Mouth Bass  0  0  0
 Small Mouth Bass  0  0  3
 Walleye  1  0  2
 White Bass  3  7  85
 Crappie  0  3  15
 Channel  48  13  106
 Blue Cat  0  9  16
 Flathead  1  0  0
 Wipers  0  1  2
 Carp  0  1  6
 Drum  1  0  4

 

* Photo By James R. Campbell

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