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.
Fees: Park Permits Required
Location: 11 miles west of Beloit on Hwy #24