Marion County Lake

2 miles E, 2 miles S of Marion, KS
Marion County 620-382-3240

GPS Location: 38.3152 -96.9916

Marion, KS 66861

Impoundment Type: Community Lake

Surface Acres: 153 acres

Current Lake Level: The lake is full

Plenty of shoreline access as well as ample space for boat fishing make this lake perfect for families and anglers of all ages and interests. Saugeye, Channel Catfish, Wiper and White bass are readily caught as are largemouth, spotted and smallmouth bass.

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

Fishing Report - Last Update: 1/7/2015

Species Rating Size Baits, Method, & Location
Channel Catfish Fair Up to 5 lbs No Recent Reports
White Crappie Fair to Good Up to 14 inches Crappie fishing has been hit or miss on the heated dock.
Largemouth Bass Fair 8-22 inches  
Saugeye Fair Up to 18 inches No Recent Reports
Bluegill Good Up to 1 lb Bluegill are biting readily on worms and small jigs or spinners.
White Bass / Wiper Fair 1 lb No Recent Reports
General Comments

Boat and bait inspections are MANDATORY at Marion County Lake to prevent the spread of Zebra Mussels and other Aquatic Nuisance Species. Protect our waters... don't forget to CLEAN, DRAIN, and DRY!

Blue-Green Algae: Current advisories and warnings are listed here:

Local fishing reports depend on information from anglers like YOU! To provide fishing information on this lake or any in the Sedgwick, Marion or Harvey County area, please contact Jessica at 316-683-8069 or click here to email Jessica.