Shawnee Co.- Lake Shawnee

Shawnee Lake 3D
This Location does have Boat Access CFAP Lake Trout Lake Fishing Forecast

3139 SE 29th St, Topeka

Shawnee County 785-267-1156

GPS Location: 39.0143 -95.6279

Topeka, KS 66605

Impoundment Type: Community Lake

Surface Acres: 416 acres

Maximum Depth: 52 feet

Normal Lake Level: N/A

Current Lake Level: N/A

 Additional License Required: A trout permit is required to fish for and possess trout during the trout season.

Fishing PopulationCreel LimitMin Length Limit
Channel Catfish 10
Crappie 50
Flathead Catfish 5
Largemouth Bass 2 18
Smallmouth Bass 2 18
Walleye 2 15
Wiper 5 18
Green Sunfish
Trout 5
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination

Fishing Report - Last Update: 4/22/2015

Fisheries Newsletter     If you want to keep up with what's going on at Lake Shawnee (including GPS coordinates for any new brush piles placed into the lake) sign up for the Lawrence District Newsletter at the following link:
Zebra Mussels were found in Lake Shawnee during the summer of 2013. Lake users should Clean, Drain, and Dry boats, trailers, and any equipment that comes in contact with the water to keep from moving zebra mussels elsewhere.
Crappie Fair 0.33-1 lb Using minnows and jigs from shore.
LM Bass Slow-Fair 0.3-2 lbs Using crankbaits, jigs and spinnerbaits around shoreline cover
General Comments
Brushpiles were constructed and placed at 5 locations in April 2010. Locations were marked with GPS using datum NAD83: 1) N38.99217 W095.63188, 2) N39.00736 W095.62968, 3) N38.99254, W095.63210, 4) N38.99619 W095.632202, 5) N39.01043, W095.63014. November 07 locations were marked with GPS using datum WGS84 in decimel degrees: 1) N39.00740 W095.62978; 2) N39.00819 W095.63046; 3) N39.00810 W095.63055; 4) N39.00806 W095.63043; 5) N39.00638 W095.62261; 6) N39.00247 W095.62495; 7) N38.99622 W095.63205; 8) 39.00274 W095.63202.