Pottawatomie No. 1

5 miles north of Westmoreland

Pottawatomie State Lake Office 785-539-9999

GPS Location: N39.4694 W96.4081

Westmoreland, KS

Impoundment Type: State Fishing Lake

Surface Acres: 24 acres

Maximum Depth: 17 feet

Fishing PopulationCreel LimitMin Length Limit
Channel Catfish 5 15
White Crappie 50
Flathead Catfish 5
Green Sunfish
Largemouth Bass 5 15
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination

Fishing Report - Last Update: 4/1/2014

Species Rating Size Baits, Method, & Location
Bluegill Slow to Fair Up to 8 inches The lake has a fair bluegill population this year.
Channel Catfish Slow 3/4 to 5 pounds The lake has a low level catfish population.
Crappie Slow to Fair 1/2 to 1 pound Crappie numbers are down some this year, but the fish in the lake are of nice size.  A few being caught off of the brush pile with jigs or minnows.
Largemouth Bass Fair 1/2 to 5 pounds The lake has excellent numbers of bass with most of the fish 12 to 15 inches.
General Comments
This small 24 acre lake is similar to pond fishing. The lake is known for catch and release of largemouth bass and harvest of nice bluegill. The lake's channel catfish are protected by a 15 inch minimum length limit.