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: 4/16/2015
|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|
|Sping 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.||Fish are moving shallow that deeper brush with a jig and minnow, spot on the dam and boat ramp cove.|
|Bluegill||Fair||up to 0.5 lbs.||Hunk of worm under a bobber around the shallow brush.|
|Channel Catfish||Fair-Good||up to 7.0 lbs.||Cut bait in the shallow areas works great this time of year. I'll get the fish feeders going shortly.|
|Largemouth Bass||Slow||up to 2.0 lbs.||Spinners or cranks around the shallow brush.|
|Walleye/ Sauger||Fair-Good||up to 3 lbs.||It is spawning time! Netted a bunch of nice sauger around the beach last week. Walleye will be on the dam. Shad colored cranks or twisters. Stocked several hundred thousand walleye fry yesterday.|
Stocked several hundred thousand sauger fry Tuesday, added a few pictures. Bags of fry, looking into the bag of fry and jars of walleye eggs at Milford Hatchery.
The lake is still down, water is up on the concrete at the boat ramp a couple of inches.
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.