Banner Creek - Jackson County
1 ½ miles West of Holton, KS
Jackson County 785-364-4236
GPS Location: 39.45986 -95.72701
Impoundment Type: Community Lake
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: 3/4/2015
|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|
|Winter 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 Horton Little Lake. If you would like the newsletter e-mailed to you click on Perry/Horton Little Lake Newsletter and fill in the blanks.|
|Black Crappie||Fair-Good||up tp 1.0 lbs.||We sampled 171 black crappie in 8 traps with the largest being 11.6" and weighing 0.86 lbs. We also sampled 72 white crappie with the largest being 12" weighing 0.67 lbs.|
|Bluegill||Fair-Good||up to 0.5 lbs.||We sampled 542 bluegill in 8 traps with the largest being 8.6" weighing 0.48 lbs.|
|Channel Catfish||Fair-Good||up to 7.0 lbs.||We sampled 71 channel catfish in 8 core panel gill nets with the largest being 26.6" weighing 7.1 lbs.|
|Largemouth Bass||Fair-Good||up to 6.0 lbs.||In May we sampled 157 largemouth bass while electrofishing with the largest being 21.5" weighing 5.6 lbs.|
|Walleye/ Sauger||Fair-Good||up to 3 lbs.||We sample 14 walleye in 8 core panel gill nets with the largest being 25.4" weighing 5.72 lbs. We also sampled 35 sauger in core panel gill nets with the largest being 18.7" and weighed 2.0 lbs.|
The lake is still ice covered except for some open water in the middle of the lake. However the forecasted warm weather and sunshine should have it opened by next weekend!
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!
I October netting pictures are up, we have white bass now! 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.