Horse Thief Reservoir, KS

Horse Thief Reservoir, Kansas

Horse Thief Reservoir is a community lake west of Jetmore, Kansas with a surface area of approximately 450 acres and a huge dam spanning nearly a mile and a half. Camping, Boating, Skiing, Swimming, Picnicking, Fishing and Hunting are just some of the great opportunities that will be enjoyed at HorseThief Reservoir.

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Horse Thief Reservoir Fishingmore

Horse Thief Lake Fishing
Horse Thief Lake FishingChannel Catfish, Crappie, Largemouth Bass and Walleye are the most fished for fish at present. There are length limits for now on Largemouth Bass and Walleye.
The fishing has been picking up so far in 2011 with very nice numbers of catfish being caught. There has even been a number of nice sized bass, crappie and blue gill caught so far. In June, July and August of 2011 the walleye were approximately 11-12 inches long so no keepers as of then, but they are growing fast. Don’t forget to look at the fishing regulations posted at the boat ramp.

Horse Thief Reservoir Campingmore

Horse Thief Reservor Camping
The camping area opened up April 15, 2011 and has 42 camping sites with water and electric. A primitive camping area is also available. The camping area has a nice shower and restroom facility (handicap accessible) located in the camping area. At present reservations are not accepted.

Horse Thief Reservoir Swimmingmore

Horse Thief Lake Swimming Beach
Horse Thief Lake Swimming BeachHorse Thief Lake offers swimming at the designated swimming beach.

Horse Thief Reservoir Huntingmore

Horse Thief Reservoir Hunting
Horse Thief Reservoir HuntingHorse Thief Reservoir does allow hunting during season.
Call to make sure area is open and what type of hunting is offered.

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Horse Thief Reservoir Trailsmore

Horse Thief Reservoir Trails
Horse Thief Reservoir also has trails for horseback riding(in designated trail areas, hiking and wildlife viewing.

Open year round
Address: 514 W. Hwy 156 Jetmore, KS 67854
Phone: 620-357-6420
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Horse Thief Reservoir Boatingmore

Horse Thief Reservoir Boating
Horse Thief Reservoir BoatingHorse Thief Reservoir welcomes pleasure boaters, water-skiing, jet-skiing, sail boating, windsurfing, canoeing and kayaking.

Open year round
Address: 514 W. Hwy 156 Jetmore, KS 67854
Phone: 620-357-6420
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Horse Thief Reservoir Fishing Reportsmore

Horse Thief Reservoir 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 still one of the best ways to determine if fish are biting or not. You might consider calling someone local to find out if the report is still current. Otherwise go and have a good time in participating in the challenge of catching some fish while you have fun fishing!

And if your at your destination for a day or more check out the LASR menu above for local events, attractions and businesses that are there to help make your trip more enjoyable. And thanks to those who do their best to give us great fishing information!


Horse Thief Reservoir Map

Horse Thief Reservoir Information

Fees: Park Permit Required

Location: 8 miles west of Jetmore on US-156

Contact: 620-357-6420

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