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Where have all the fish gone?

Lake Wilson residents comment to KDWPT Commission

According to KDWPT, the walleye has become a highly-sought game fish for Kansas anglers and has been stocked in most federal reservoirs and some larger state and community lakes. But Wilson Reservoir, about an hour north of Great Bend, hasn’t received any new walleye’s this year, and that has re...

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Wilson Reservoir, about an hour north of Great Bend, attracts ‘staycationers’ for miles in every direction to camp and play along the shores of its clear water, and to enjoy boating, water skiing, and fishing.  But ongoing drought has led to lower water levels which have some residents and visitors concerned.
The Kansas Wetlands Education Center hosted a Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission meeting and public hearing Thursday.  Residents of Lake Wilson addressed the commissioners about fishing conditions at the lake.  
Tom Walsh is an avid fisherman, as are several of his neighbors, many who take to ...

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