Brown State Fishing Lake


Robinson, KS
GPS: N39 50 38.03 W95 22 29.37

Contact Information

Manage: Kirk Thompson
Phone: (913) 367-7811


The lake was constructed in 1953, and fish were stocked in 1956.


The lake impounds approximately 60 acres and is characterized by gradual sloping shoreline with average depth of 8 feet. There is an 188 acre wildlife area adjoining the lake.
Primitive camping is allowed around the lake. Fishing piers, fish feeders, boat ramp and dock, picnic facilities and restrooms are available on site. No water is provided at this area.
Channel cat are the most popular fish, but good numbers of largemouth bass, black crappie and bluegill can be found. Brushpiles have been placed in the lake for fish habitat. All but a few of these brushpiles are accessible to shoreline anglers. Special creel limits and length limits are in place to ensure quality fishing.

Special Regulations:
  • The area is only open to hunting on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from September 10 through March 15, closed to hunting all other days and time of the year.
  • Off road vehicle, ATV's and horse use are prohibited.
  • Boating for hunting and fishing purposes only
  • Special creel limits and length limits are in place