Waconda Lake, KS

Waconda Lake Fishing

Waconda Lake FishingWaconda Lake Fishing
Fishing is generally good for most species, primarily in the spring, fall, and winter.Walleye are more susceptible to anglers in the spring when they enter their most active feeding period. Anchoring or drifting shallow water near drop offs using jigs tipped with worms is most productive. ... continue

Waconda Lake Hunting

Waconda Lake Wildlife AreaWaconda Lake Wildlife Area
Public hunting areas are limited in Kansas, so demand is high. less than 1% of land in Kansas is public land. Management continually seeks to enhance quality.Big Game: Deer populations cycle with habitat and ... continue

Waconda Lake Camping

Glen Elder State ParkGlen Elder State Park
On the shores of Waconda Lake, Glen Elder State Park offers nearly unlimited recreational opportunities. With its rural setting, Glen Elder is a perfect place to relax. With four campgrounds totaling 140 electrical and water hook-up sites and over 300 primitive sites, there's plenty o... continue

Waconda Lake Trails

Waconda Lake Trails
Hiking and bicycle riding is permitted throughout the area (except for the refuges). Horse riding is limited to open, maintained roadways. ... continue

Waconda Lake Boating

Waconda Lake Boating
Six boat ramps are located around the Wildlife Area. ... continue

Waconda Lake Birdwatching

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You can see and photograph a diversity of wildlife species. In winter, bald eagles and golden eagles visit. Deer and pheasant are common sights. Waterfowl stop on their migrations, and a small Canada Goose flock make the area home. ... continue

Waconda Lake Fishing Reports

Glen Elder Lake Fishing Report
WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT ACCURATE FISHING REPORTS: This is just to remind you that fishing reports are given with the best intentions to help you catch fish. And do remember fishing reports given a few hours ago can change due to a whole list of circumstances. But ---- they are sti... continue

Waconda Lake Fishing Reports

This lake report is by Wayne Ronnebaum of Waynes Sporting Goods in Glen Elder, Kansas. Great place to get all sorts of fishing and hunting supplies including firearms. His store carries a variety of snacks and beer. He is also a great source of information for fishing or hunting. Click on his banne... continue

Waconda Lake Organizations

Kansas Walleye Association
http://kansaswalleye.org/ You are invited to the five scheduled tournaments at some of the finest lakes in Kansas. The KWA welcomes anglers of all ages. It is tournament fishing for fun. Many of our teams consist of men and women, parent and child, grandparent and grandchild, c... continue

About Waconda Lake

Waconda Lake, Kansas
Waconda Lake is the fourth largest lake in the state and is sometimes also known as Glen Elder Lake. It has been considered by many to be the best overall fishing lake in Kansas and a premier huting location. The reservoir has excellent populations of walleye, white bass, striped bass, crappie, largemouth bass, and catfish.

For a "local" fishing report click on Wayne's Sporting Goods Banner. He gives a great report on what's going on around the lake. He is a quality source of information and a store that covers most everything a person will need while at the lake.

The whole family can enjoy this lake. Waconda provides a variety of activities that fits almost anyone's list for a great day, weekend or extended vacation. Boat, fish, hunt, wildlife watch, swim, rest, relax, hike, bike and more at this great Kansas lake. It has a swimming and beach area, nature trails, nice restrooms and showers, marina, boat rentals, lots of camping areas, shelters, boat ramps and just minutes away are communities that provide places to eat, shop, stay, or explore.

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