Coffey County Lake

Dock Overlooking the John Redmond ReservoirConsisting of 5,090 acres, Coffey County Lake has proven to be one of the premier fishing lakes since opening for limited public fishing in October 1996.

Hours

Coffey County Lake has resumed normal hours. The lake is open for public use every day except for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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

Fishing

Coffey County Lake is dedicated exclusively to fishing. The lake has been featured on national television programs such as Jimmy Houston's Outdoors and Bill Saiff's Rod and Reel. Many fishermen have shared their fishing experiences.

Coffey County Lake is also on the Catfish Chasers Tournament circuit in July. This overnight tournament is the only time that fishing at night is permitted by lake management.

Stock

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, or view the data below:

Stock Caught & Released in the Past 3 Weeks

SpeciesSeptember 6 to 12Aug 30 to Sept 5August 23 to 29
Large Mouth Bass1101
Small Mouth Bass1388
Walleye952
White Bass1223539
Crappie42113
Channel7725140
Blue Cat19519
Flathead000
Wipers020
Carp310
Drum845311


Stock Caught & Kept in the Past 3 Weeks

SpeciesSeptember 6 to 12Aug 30 to Sept 5August 23 to 29
Large Mouth Bass000
Small Mouth Bass000
Walleye100
White Bass326441
Crappie23111
Channel455919
Blue Cat22222
Flathead000
Wipers100
Carp310
Drum200


Resources