Brown State Fishing Lake
8 miles east and 1/4 mile north of Hiawatha
GPS Location: 39.84509 -95.37681
Impoundment Type: State Fishing Lake
Surface Acres: 62 acres
Maximum Depth: 13 feet
Normal 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||Good||up to 1.3 lbs.||We sampled 177 black crappie in 4 traps with the largest being 12.8" and weighed 1.3 lbs. We sampled 172 white crappie in 4 traps with the largest being 12.8" and weighed 1.1 lbs.|
|Bluegill||Fair-Good||up to 0.5 lbs.||We sampled 146 bluegill in 4 traps with the largest being 8.1" and weighing 0.46 lbs.|
|Channel Catfish||Fair||up to 8.0 lbs||We sampled 38 channel catfish in 4 core panel gill nets with the largest being 27.4" and weighed 7.72 lbs.|
|Largemouth Bass||Fair||up to 4.0 lbs.||We electrofished 231 largemouth in May with the largest being 20.3" and weighing 4.3 lbs.|
|Redear Sunfish||Fair||up to 0.4 lbs.||We sampled 5 redear sunfish in 4 traps with the largest being 9.3" and weighing 0.53 lbs.|
The Topeka Boat Show is scheduled for February 6-8th. Richard Sanders, Fish Biologist from Clinton, is going to be speaking at 5 pm on the 6th. I'll be speaking at 3 pm on the 7th about Perry and some of my other waters.
I've had a Facebook page for about a year now and it has photos of: walleye egg collection, sauger collection, stocking, electrofishing and fall netting on lakes in my area. Just click on 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, lots of bass and good crappie and bluegill, click on Brown State above the fishing report to see some of these fish. Click on the fish species and it will take you to the updated Fishing Forecast.