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Go fishing in Kansas

Kansas offers great places to go fishing and boating. Purchase your fishing license online and enjoy a day out with your family and friends.

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Top Fishing Spots in Kansas

Lake Lenexa
Black Hoof Park is ideal for fishing for bluegill, sunfish, largemouth bass, channel catfish. Family-friendly amenities include shelters, and playgrounds.
Glen Elder Reservoir
Modern camping and 8 boat ramps make for deluxe fishing and boating.
Blue River
Families can catch a variety of gamefish species such as channel catfish, flathead catfish, bluegill, crappie and walleye.
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Common Catches in Kansas

Wiper
Wiper
An excellent food fish and popular sport fish, the wiper’s popularity continues to grow among anglers.
Walleye
Walleye
The walleye is a wide-ranging, North American species that occurs virtually everywhere on the mainland.
Channel Catfish
Channel Catfish
The Channel catfish is very highly regarded for its food and sports value. The Channel catfish is most abundant in the central part of U.S. and southern states.
Sauger
Sauger
The sauger is closely related to the walleye, and the two appear almost identical.
Bluegill
Bluegill
The bluegill is one of the most popular panfish species you can find in North America. And is a fish that has become increasingly popular among fly fishing anglers.
Largemouth Bass
Largemouth Bass
The largemouth bass is the most popular freshwater game fish in the U.S. Learn more about how you can identify a largemouth bass, where to catch it and what bait and lures to use.

Kansas Fishing Tips And Information

River Fishing Tips & Techniques

River Fishing

Get fishing tips, techniques and more to enjoy the best freshwater fishing in rivers.

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River Fishing Tips & Techniques

River Fishing

Get fishing tips, techniques and more to enjoy the best freshwater fishing in rivers.

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How to Fly Fish: A Beginner's Guide

How to Fly Fish

This unique entry among fishing methods is easy to learn. Learn how to start fly fishing.

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