Douglas State Fishing Lake

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

For Information Contact Leavenworth State Fishing Lake - 913-845-2665

GPS Location: 38.8058 -95.1603

Baldwin City, KS

Impoundment Type: State Fishing Lake

Surface Acres: 180 acres

Maximum Depth: 42 feet

Normal Lake Level: 952 msl

Lake was reopened to fishing January 1, 2009, after a three year renovation project.

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

Fishing Report - Last Update: 4/28/2015

Species Rating Size Baits, Method, & Location
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Crappie Slow-Fair 0.3-1 lb Fishing jigs and minnows off piers.
LM Bass Fair-Good 0.3-1 lb Using jigs , spinners and minnows
Redear Sunfish Fair Up to 0.3 lb Using worms under bobber, small jigs and spinners.
General Comments
 Water temp Apr. 27 was 61.