Sebelius Lake, KS

Sebelius Lake Fishing

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Primary sportfish in Keith Sebelius Reservoir include wipers, saugeye, largemouth bass, crappie, and channel catfish. Spotted bass, walleye, flathead catfish, blue catfish, and bluegill are also present. Wipers provide fast action throughout the season. The saugeye (a walleye/sauger h... continue

Sebelius Lake Hunting

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The Norton Wildlife Area represents a very small portion of the total land in Norton County, but the area receives heavy hunting pressure. The limited public lands in Kansas require intensive wildlife management and some special restrictions to provide quality hunting areas. Wildlife population and ... continue

Sebelius Lake Camping

Prairie Dog State ParkPrairie Dog State Park
When you pass the prairie dog statue at the entrance, you know you've arrived at a unique state park. Prairie Dog State Park, on the north shore of Sebelius Reservoir, is a near perfect spot to get away from it all. The park's charm lies in the modest number of visitors who use the area. But don't l... continue

Sebelius Lake Wildlife Viewing

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The Norton Wildlife Area and Prairie Dog State Park both offer excellent opportunities to view and photograph wildlife. More than 30 miles of road provide a chance to see Mule and Whitetail deer, turkey, pheasant, prairie chicken, and more. During the winter, enjoy bald eagles, ducks, geese, and eve... continue

Sebelius Lake Equestrian Trails

Sebelius Hiking/Horseback Riding
Hiking is permitted throughout the area, but horseback riding is limited to the Branded Cedar Trail and open maintained roadways. The Branded Cedar Trailhead is located in the west end of Prairie Dog State Park. The 7 mile trail travels along Prairie Dog Creek and passes through woodlands, prairie, ... continue

Sebelius Lake Boating

Sebelius Boating
Boating facilities include a small concession marina and a two-lane boat ramp on the easte end of the park with parking available for over 100 units.... continue

Sebelius Lake Fishing Reports

Keith Sebelius 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

Sebelius Lake Organizations

Kansas Walleye Association 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 grand... continue

About Sebelius Lake

Sebelius Lake, Kansas
A fisherman's paradise can be found at Sebelius Reservoir, a man-made lake with about 2,500 surface acres of water and located approximately for miles west of Norton. The lake offers excellent boating and is renowned for its large numbers of trophy wipers, a white bass/striped bass hybrid known for its ferocious fighting ability. Walleye, saugeye, crappie, channel cat, blue cat, and flathead,bluegill, both large mouth and spotted bass, and carp can all be reeled in at the Reservoir.

The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks maintains a state park on the north side of the lake. More than 40 electrical hookups, boat ramps, trails, and a marina make Prairie Dog a complete park. Norton Wildlife Area, which surrounds the lake, offers 6,500 acres for hunting, nature watching, and exploring. Two vintage 1800s buildings, including the only adobe house on its original site in Kansas in the park provide a bit of local history.