Holton - Banner Creek Reservoir
1 ½ miles West of Holton, KS
Jackson County 785-364-4236
GPS Location: 39.45986 -95.72701
Surface Acres: 535 acres
|Fishing Population||Creel Limit||Min Length Limit|
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination
Fishing Report - Last Update: 9/26/2014
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method, & Location|
|Lake Contour Map||Pretty Good||8.5"x11" Color||Banner Creek has been mapped by the Kansas Biological Survey and there is a map available at Contour Map|
|Fall Fishing Opportunities||Good||For fishing tips or more current information provided by fishermen like yourself click Got to fish and look for your lake.|
|Perry News Letter||Good to Excellent||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 Leavenworth State Fishing Lake. If you would like the newsletter e-mailed to you click on Perry/Leavenworth SFL Newsletter and fill in the blanks.|
|Black Crappie||Fair||up tp 1.0 lbs.||Tube jigs and minnow or small spinner around brush, boat ramp cove and the dam. Fish will be schooling as the water is cooling. Look for them in the regular places, along the dam and the boat ramp cove brush.|
|Bluegill||Fair-Good||up to 0.5 lbs.||Small jig or spinner tipped with a worm in the brush and along the weed edges.|
|Channel Catfish||Fair-Good||up to 12.0 lbs.||Fish feeders are in and feeding sinking feed at 7, 7:30, noon, 7 and 7:30 pm. Shad sides work great this time of year, wind swept banks. Fish were pretty active all day around the feeder on the north side. Looks like tons of small gizzard shad.|
|Largemouth Bass||Fair||up to 5.0 lbs.||Spinners or plastics worked slow around the brush, standing timber and flooded vegetation.|
|Walleye/ Sauger||Fair-Good||up to 3 lbs.||Fish are feeding like crazy, jigs tipped with a minnow or crawler or trolling. Saw some small shad being chased around by something.|
I see some of you have visited the new Facebook page. I've posted a bunch of photos: walleye egg collection, stocking and electrofishing of lakes that are not in the fishing reports. Just click this link https://www.facebook.com/NEKansasFisheries hopefully you'll LIKE what you see!
We'll be netting in a couple weeks and I'll have some new pictures up for you!
May Electrofishing pictures are up, saw some nice largemouth, smallmouth, bluegill and catfish. Click on Banner Creek above fishing report to see some of these fish . Click on the fish species and it will take you to the updated Fishing Forecast Data.