Lake Olathe

Johnson - Kansas


  • 54 catches

  • 327 followers

  • 6 spots

Lake Olathe is a 172 acre lake located in Johnson County.

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Lake Olathe Fishing Reports

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  1. 5 lb. 24.0 in. Channel Catfish with a chicken breast

  2. spent most of the day catching dinks and fighting the wind. this fish hit right before I was leaving.

    3 lb. 1 oz. 18 in. Largemouth Bass with a ned rig

    1. Josh Sommerville 0
      Nice one Russ. I fought the wind as well this morning till the rain came then it died out
  3. Channel Catfish with a worm

    1. Brian Quisenberry 0
      Pretty awesome don't see them often!!
    2. Brian Quisenberry 0
      I've caught albino channels at lone star lake in Douglas county.
    3. Russ Emanuel 0
      haven't been to Olathe for a month. is the east side still closed?
    4. Mike Ellertson 0
      Agree I haven't seen that eithe
    5. Noah Shapiro 0
      Never seen an albino cat hmm
    6. Russ Emanuel 0
      that is a crazy looking catfish. first albino I have ever seen.
    7. Darren Main 0
      Nice
    8. Will Stewart 0
      first one I've seen, nice catch
    9. carlos guzman 0
      yes, notice the red eyes.
    10. Darren Main 0
      Is it albino?
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  4. water was dirty from last nights rain. took 2 hours to get first bite. found them hanging out in 15ft. along rock bluffs. . Caught six total. All about the same ...more size. could only get them to bite the ned rig. Fished painfully slow. These were the first three of the day.

    2 lb. 8 oz. 17 in. Largemouth Bass with a ned rig

  5. fish were all in 10-15 foot of water on steep banks.Caught 12 total. All 14 to 18 inches long this was the biggest of the day.

    2 lb. 9 oz. 18 in. Largemouth Bass with a shakyhead/trickworm

  6. took a break from the reservoirs, in hopes of putting a lot of bass in the boat. Olathe did not disappoint.Lost count but I estimate over 50 bass today. all in the ...more 14-18 inch range. this was the largest 18 inches and right at 3 lbs.

    3 lb. 18 in. Largemouth Bass with a ned rig

    1. Levie Lee 0
      Okay, thanks!
    2. Russ Emanuel 0
      If you are fishing from bank try the bluffs. caught several around there.
    3. Levie Lee 0
      Great info! I don't have a boat so I just wait til they start hanging out by the banks. Thanks!
    4. Russ Emanuel 0
      the bigger fish were all on steeper banks. in post spawn right now. tails and bellies were beat up from spawning, but none of the females were on beds. some of the ...more smaller males were still on the beds.
    5. Levie Lee 0
      Nice catch! Are they biting by the banks yet?
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  7. Caught three nice catfish fishing about three feet from shore near weed beds

  8. Details: 2 lb. 16 in. Channel Catfish with a secret 7 dip bait with team catfish red dip tube

    6 lb line with 20lb leader line. Used swivel and a pinch weight fished on the bottom

  9. Took 3 hours. Guessing 18to 20 don't know.

    18 lb. Channel Catfish with a Live bluegill

  10. Largemouth Bass with a rapala flat rap 10 firetiger

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