Leavenworth State Fishing Lake

Leavenworth State Fishing Lake
This Location does have Boat Access Fishing Forecast Wildlife Area

Phone: 913-845-2665

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



Channel Catfish





Fishing PopulationCreel LimitMin Length Limit
Channel Catfish 2 15
Crappie 50
Flathead Catfish 5
Green Sunfish
Largemouth Bass 5 13-18 Slot
Smallmouth Bass 2 18
Redear Sunfish
Saugeye 2 15
Sauger 2 15
Walleye 2 15
Wiper 5 18
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** 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.  
General Comments

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.