Tom Steed, photo by Kelly Adams

Tom Steed Reservoir


Game Warden (County):

Tom Steed Lake (Google Map) is located 5 miles north of Snyder on State Hwy 18.

Lake Details

Shoreline Length: 29.70 mi.
Volume: 88970.00 ac. ft.
Max. Depth: 23.60 ft.
Surface Area: 6400.00 ac.


Kiowa County

Great Plains State Park manages campgrounds with full RV hookups, a boat ramp and swimming beach.

Lake is stocked with hybrid striped bass and saugeye.

Tom Steed Reservoir Report

May 23. Elevation is 6 ft. below normal (falling), water temperature 65°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level)

Crappie, White Fair on jigs, minnows around brush structure, rocks, shorelines.

Catfish, Blue, Catfish, Channel Good on cut bait, stinkbait, worms around points, rocks, shorelines.

Bass, Striped Hybrid, Bass, White, Saugeye Fair on crankbaits around main lake, points.

Comments: Trolling with deep crankbaits for white bass, hybrids and saugeye.

Report submitted by David Smith (Game Warden Kiowa County)

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