Spring Hill City Lake

Location & Features

The Spring Hill City Lake is located at 169 highway and Lone Elm Road. Entrance to the lake is by way of the Sycamore Ridge Golf Course entrance on Club House Drive to lake parking. The lake is approximately 40 acres of surface area and features a variety of fish including crappie, blue gill, large-mouth bass and channel cat. Fishing is permitted on the west side with a valid state fishing license and a city permit is not required.

A lake surrounded by trees

Lake Rules & Fishing Regulations

The following rules and regulations apply:

  • Permits: All persons fishing in a city lake shall first obtain a state fishing license if required to do so.
  • Regulations and Restrictions: All individuals are required to observe the regulations and restrictions on fishing as provided for in the laws of the state of Kansas, State Fish and Game Commission and all ordinances of the City of Spring Hill.
  • Unlawful Use of City Lakes: It shall be unlawful for any person to seine, net or trap minnows from the waters of Spring Hill lakes, and it shall be unlawful for any person to dump or dispose of any kind of live bait, garbage or refuse in the waters of Spring Hill lakes. It shall be unlawful to use trout lines, bank lines, jugs or no more than 2 fishing lines per state license in the waters of a Spring Hill lake. It shall be unlawful for any person to remove from Spring Hill lakes or have in their possession any size grass carp. It shall be unlawful for any person to place, keep or maintain any boat or vessel upon a city lake. It shall be unlawful for any person to wade, bathe, or swim in a city lake. However the use of a recognized float tube is permitted. Hip boots or chest waders without a float tube are prohibited.
  • Slot Length: The minimum slot length limit for channel catfish and large mouth bass is 15 inches. The creel limit is 2 for channel catfish and 5 for large mouth bass. Crappie has no minimum slot length and a creel limit of fifty (50).
  • Violation of city ordinances can result in fines, imprisonment or both.