Atchison State Fishing Lake
Atchison State Lake Office 913-367-7811
GPS Location: N39.6371 W95.17722
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: 4/18/2014
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method, & Location|
|Spring Fishing Opportunities||Good||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 Holton Banner Creek. If you would like the newsletter e-mailed to you click on Perry/Banner Creek Newsletter and fill in the blanks. You can read the letter while you're waiting for the fish to bite!|
|Black Crappie||Fair||up to 0.8 lbs||Tube jigs tipped with a minnow off the piers on the east side. Saw a few caught below the cabin on Wednesday.|
|Bluegill||Fair||up to 0.35 lbs||Small jug or spinner tipped with a worm around the brush piles.|
|Channel Catfish||Fair||up to 4.0 lbs||Started two of the fish feeders on Friday, feeding sinking food at 7, 7:30am, noon, 7 and 7:30 pm. Got the other feeder going on Wednesday. Shad sides work great this time of year, fish shallow with the stinky stuff.|
|Largemouth Bass||Fair||up to 3.0 lbs||Smaller spinner baits in that shallow water around brush, fish are looking for some warmer water.|
|Redear Sunfish||Slow||up to 0.75 lbs.||Small jig tipped with worm around the brush piles.|
Someone caught a huge largemouth bass, near a State Record, last week! I'll get a picture up if I get one.
All three fish feeders are feeding.
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.