Atchison State Fishing Lake
Atchison State Lake Office 913-367-7811
GPS Location: 39.6371 -95.17722
Impoundment Type: State Fishing Lake
Surface Acres: 66 acres
Maximum Depth: 32 feet
Normal Lake Level: Full
Current Lake Level: Full
|Fishing Population||Creel Limit||Min Length Limit|
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination
Fishing Report - Last Update: 1/20/2015
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method, & Location|
|Winter Fishing Opportunities||RED HOT||For fishing tips or more current information provided by fishermen like yourself click Got to Fish and look for your lake.|
|Perry News Letter||Good to Excellent||4 pages (lots of pics)||Twice a year I will be publishing a newsletter with Perry and other waters in my District. The newest issue is available now and features Perry and Leavenworth State Fishing Lake. If you would like the newsletter e-mailed to you click on Perry/Leavenworth SFL Newsletter and fill in the blanks.|
|Black Crappie||Fair||up to 0.8 lbs||We sampled 37 black crappie in 4 traps with the largest being 11.3 inches and weighing 0.7 lbs. We also sampled 59 white crappie in 4 traps with the largest being 12.4" and weighing 1.01 lbs.|
|Bluegill||Fair||up to 0.5 lbs||We sampled 122 bluegill in 4 traps with the largest being 8.1" and weighing 0.5 lbs.|
|Channel Catfish||Fair-Good||up to 4.0 lbs||We sampled 41 channel catfish in 4 core panel gill nets with the largest being 21.5" and weighing 3.46 lbs.|
|Largemouth Bass||Fair-Good||up to 4.5 lbs||In May we electrofished 250 largemouth bass with the largest being 20.7" and weighing 4.3 lbs.|
|Redear Sunfish||Good||up to 1.1 lbs.||We sampled 29 redear sunfish in 4 traps with the largest being 10.8" and weighed 1.13 lbs.|
The Topeka Boat Show is scheduled for February 6-8th. Richard Sanders, Fish Biologist from Clinton, is speaking on the 6th at 3 pm. I'll be speaking at 3 pm on the 7th about Perry and some of my other waters.
I see some of you have visited my Facebook page. I've been posting a bunch of photos: walleye egg collection, fish stocking and electrofishing photos of lakes that are not in the fishing reports. Just click this link https://www.facebook.com/NEKansasFisheries hopefully you'll LIKE what you see!
This is a generic report and will be updated as current information is available. Look for updated reports starting again in March.
October netting pictures, check out these fish! To see the new electrofishing pictures, click on Atchison State Fishing Lake. Also Click on the fish species and it will take you to the updated Fishing Forecast Data.