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Fishing

Melvern Lake is a 6,930-acre impoundment on the upper reaches of the Marais des Cygnes River Valley nestled into the eastern fringes of the beautiful Flint Hills Region. Opportunities abound for any angler who may gain easy access to the lake at any of the six large boat ramps located strategically on the northern and southern shores.

The game fish that are available in Melvern Lake include: walleye, crappie, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black bass, white bass and small mouth bass.

Check current State Regulations for all length and creel limits.  *Note there are special regulations specific to the Outlet Park River Pond which differ from those pertaining to Melvern Lake.

On the Outlet Park River Pond setlines and gas powered motors are prohibited.  All other State guidelines, rules, regulations and laws remain in effect.

-Information on Fishing in Kansas-

-Outlet Park River Pond Brochure-

-Fishing Report-

-Melvern Lake Fish Habitat Map-