Pottawatomie No. 2

1.5 miles east and 2.5 miles north of Manhattan

Pottawatomie State Lake Office 785-539-9999

GPS Location: 39.22785 -96.51569

Location/Address:
Manhattan, KS

Impoundment Type: State Fishing Lake

Surface Acres: 75 acres

Maximum Depth: 30 feet

Current Lake Level: Full

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

Fishing Report - Last Update: 10/27/2014

Species Rating Size Baits, Method, & Location
Black Bass Fair 1/2 to 4 pounds The lake has good numbers of both largemouth and smallmouth bass. 
Channel Catfish Fair 3/4 to 3 pounds The lake is in the Urban Stocking Program and is frequently stocked with 12 to 18 inch channel catfish. This allows for good harvest rates of eater size catfish. The most recent stocking was on August 6th when 725 channel catfish were put into the lake.   So far this year 5,400 channel catfish have been stocked. 
Crappie Slow 1/4 to 1 pound A few crappie are being caught around the fishing docks.
General Comments

Pott. # 2 is noted for family outings, scenic views, catch and release bass fishing, harvest of small crappie and channel catfishing. The channel cat population is maintained with 2 fish feeders and frequent stockings of 12+ inch fish from March through September.

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