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: 10/28/2014

Species Rating Size Baits, Method, & Location
Fall 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 2.0 lbs Work those shallow areas along the new flooded vegetaion, plastics or small spinners.  
Channel Catfish Fair-Good up to 5.0 lbs I've removed the fish feeders for the winter, look for them next spring.  Liver, worms or stinky stuff off the piers.  Stocked 3,500 young fish about a month and a half ago.  
Bluegill Fair up to 0.3 lbs Small tube jig or spinner tipped with a worm in the flooded vegetation.   
Crappie Slow-Fair up to .75 lbs Small tube jigs tipped with a minnow around those brush piles 8-10' of water.  These guys will be schooling as the water starts cooling.
Redear Sunfish Fair-Good up to 0.6 lbs Small hunk of worm or small spinner right in all the new flooded vegetation.  
Wiper Fair-Good up to 5.0 lbs Large shad colored plastics off of the points.  Trolling a crankbait will produce something.
Walleye fair Up to 4.5 lbs Fish the points and face of the dam with big jig tipped with minnow or crawler.
General Comments

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! 

Lake is only about a foot low and both boat ramps and courtesy docks can be used.  Netted on Friday and I've got the new pictures up, I'll have the numbers up when I'm done netting. 


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.