Leavenworth State Fishing Lake
GPS Location: 39.12303 -95.1490528
Tonganoxie, KS 66086
Impoundment Type: State Fishing Lake
Surface Acres: 160 acres
Maximum Depth: 47 feet
Normal Lake Level: 865 msl
|Fishing Population||Creel Limit||Min Length Limit|
|Largemouth Bass||5||13-18 Slot|
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination
Fishing Report - Last Update: 4/20/2015
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method, & Location|
|Spring Fishing Opportunities||COOL||For Fishing tips or more current information provided by fishermen like yourself click on Got to Fish and look for your lake.|
|Perry Newsletter||Good||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 Horton Little Lake Fishing Lake. If you would like the newsletter e-mailed to you click on Perry/Horton Little Lake Newsletter and fill in the blanks.|
|LM Bass||Fair||up to 3.0 lbs||Spinner baits or plastics worked in the new flooded vegetation.|
|Channel Catfish||Fair||up to 5.0 lbs||Cut bait or livers off of the fishing piers and around the feeders. Started the fish feeders today! All 7 are working and feeding sinking fish food at 7, 7:30, noon, 7 & 7:30 pm.|
|Bluegill||Fair||up to 0.4 lbs||Small hunk of worm under a bobber along the brush.|
|Crappie||Slow-Fair||up to 1.7 lbs||Few fish moving in shallow thinking about spawning, work those piers and islands with a jig and minnow.|
|Redear Sunfish||Fair||up to 0.6 lbs||Small hunk of worm or cricket under a bobber in the flooded vegetation.|
|Wiper||Slow||up to 3.7 lbs||These guys are always hungry and looking for shad. Shad colored cranks just out of the vegetation.|
|Walleye||fair||Up to 3.0 lbs||Twisters or crankbaits close to the dam and rocky points these guys are trying to spawn.|
Adam is the new Creel Clerk at the Lake. He'll be asking you a few quick questions that will help us better manage the fish population, he likes a good fish story!
The lake is full and running out the spillway!
I some of you have been visiting my new Facebook page. I've been posting lots of photos to. All kinds of things like walleye spawning, fish stockings and lots of other stuff. Just click on this link and your there https://www.facebook.com/NEKansasFisheries hopefully you'll LIKE what you see!
October netting pictures, check out these fish! To see the new netting pictures, click on Leavenworth State Fishing Lake. Also Click on the fish species and it will take you to the updated Fishing Forecast Data.