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: 10/17/2014
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method, & Location|
|Fall 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||Tube jigs tipped with a minnow off the piers on the east side, fish will be schooling as the water is cooling.|
|Bluegill||Fair-Good||up to 0.35 lbs||Small jug or spinner tipped with a worm or cricket around the brush piles.|
|Channel Catfish||Fair-Good||up to 5.0 lbs||I've remove the fish feeders for the winter, look for them in the spring. Shad sides work great this time of year, fish shallow with the stinky stuff.|
|Largemouth Bass||Fair-Good||up to 3.0 lbs||Smaller spinner baits or twisters in that shallow water around brush and vegetation.|
|Redear Sunfish||Fair||up to 0.75 lbs.||Small jig tipped with worm around the boat ramp and shallow brush piles.|
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!
We conducted our fall netting and the lake looked pretty good, I'll get some numbers up in a couple of weeks. The new pictures are up!
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.