Leavenworth State Fishing Lake

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

Phone: 913-845-2665

GPS Location: 39.12303 -95.1490528

Tonganoxie, KS 66086

Impoundment Type: State Fishing Lake

Surface Acres: 160 acres

Maximum Depth: 47 feet

Normal Lake Level: 865 msl



Channel Catfish





Fishing PopulationCreel LimitMin Length Limit
Channel Catfish 2 15
Crappie 50
Flathead Catfish 5
Green Sunfish
Largemouth Bass 5 13-18 Slot
Smallmouth Bass 2 18
Redear Sunfish
Saugeye 2 15
Sauger 2 15
Walleye 2 15
Wiper 5 18
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination

Fishing Report - Last Update: 2/9/2015

Species Rating Size Baits, Method, & Location
Winter Fishing Opportunities RED HOT   For Fishing tips or more current information provided by fishermen like yourself click on Got to Fish and look for your lake.
Perry Newsletter Good 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.  
LM Bass Fair-Good up to 3.0 lbs In May we electrofished 146largemouth bass with the largest one being18.3" and weighing 3.12 lbs.  
Channel Catfish Fair-Good up to 13.0 lbs We sampled 18 channel catfish in 6 core panel gill nets with the largest one being 30.1" and weighing 13.23 lbs.    
Bluegill Fair up to 0.4 lbs We sampled 1,039 bluegill in 4 traps with the largest one being 8.5" and weighing 0.44 lbs.    
Crappie Slow up to 1.7 lbs We sampled 15 black crappie in 4 traps with the largest one being 10.0" and weighing 0.52 lbs.  We also sampled 16 white crappie with the largest one being 14.8" and weighing 1.74 lbs. 
Redear Sunfish Fair-Good up to 0.6 lbs We sampled 397 redear sunfish in 4 traps with the largest one being 10.8" and weighing 0.6 lbs.  
Wiper Fair-Good up to 3.7 lbs We sampled 16 wipers with the largest one being20.7" and weighing 3.65 lbs. 
Walleye fair Up to 3.0 lbs We sampled 1 walleye which was 15.5" and weighed1.2 lbs.  
General Comments

Good to see you guys at the Topeka Boat Show, thanks for coming out!

I some of you have been visiting my new Facebook page.  I've been posting lots of photos to.  All kinds of things like walleye spawning, fish stockings and lots of other stuff.  Just click on this link and your there https://www.facebook.com/NEKansasFisheries hopefully you'll LIKE what you see! 

This is a generic report and will be updated as current information is available.  Look for updated reports starting in March. 

 October netting pictures, check out these fish! To see the new netting pictures, click on Leavenworth State Fishing Lake. Also Click on the fish species and it will take you to the updated Fishing Forecast Data.