Neosho State Fishing Lake

Parsons, KS

6 miles N, 3 1/2 miles E of Parsons

Kansas Department of Wildlife & Parks 620-449-2539

GPS Location: N37 25 20.240 W95 11 48.564

Location/Address:
Parsons, KS 67357

Impoundment Type: State Fishing Lake

Surface Acres: 92 acres

Maximum Depth: 27 feet

Normal Lake Level: N/A

Current Lake Level: N/A

Fishing PopulationCreel LimitMin Length Limit
Bluegill
Black Bullhead
Channel Catfish 5 15-inch minimum
Crappie 50 None
Largemouth Bass 5 18-inch minimum
Green Sunfish
Redear Sunfish
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination

Fishing Report - Last Update: 4/10/2014

Species Rating Size Baits, Method, & Location
Bluegill / redear  Fair/Good All sizes Try worms or small jigs fished slowly around structure and weedlines.
Channel catfish  Fair All sizes Try liver, prepared baits, minnows, worms, shad sides, or shrimp fished near the bottom. The three feeders are idle until late-April, 2014.
Crappie  Fair/good 7 -12 inches Try minnows or small 1/64 oz. jigs fished around structure and brush. Some crappie are now in shallow to spawn. You might try fishing a jig fished a few feet below a bobber near shorelines. Many 7 to 10-inch fish are available, with some quality fish mixed in.
Largemouth bass  Fair All sizes Try jigs, plastic baits, spinner baits, or crank baits fished around structure.
General Comments
Surface water temperature is about 60 degrees.