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39° 10' 34.986" N, 95° 27' 24.3792" W

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March 6, 2015

Perry Reservoir

GPS Location: N39 08.659 W95 29.372

Location/Address:
Perry, KS

 

Impoundment Type: Reservoir

Surface Acres: 11,630 acres

Maximum Depth: 43 feet

Normal Lake Level: 891.5 feet

Current Lake Level:

 

 

 

 

 

Fishing PopulationCreel LimitMin Length LimitBluegill

Channel Catfish10
Crappie2010Flathead Catfish5
Green Sunfish

Largemouth Bass518Sauger518Saugeye518White Bass

Walleye518Blue Catfish535 * Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination

Fishing Report - Last Update: 3/4/2015

 

 

SpeciesRatingSizeBaits, Method, & LocationZebra MusselsSuper Infectious!up to 3/4"Since the infestation was discovered in Oct. of 2007 these mussels have spread throughout the lake. It's up to all of us to make sure these are not spread to other area lakes, Clean-Drain-Dry everything that is taken out of Perry. Mussels will be start spawning as the water temperature gets to around 54 degrees. The numbers did come up a little this year but still lower than our highest year!Winter Fishing OpportunitiesRED HOT For fishing tips or more current information provided by fishermen like yourself click Got to Fish and look for your lake.Perry News LetterGood-Excellent4 Pages (lots of pics)Twice a year I will be publishing a news letter for Perry and other waters in my District. The next issue is available now, Perry Reservoir and Horton Little Lake are in this edition. If you would like the letter e-mailed to you click Perry/Horton Little Lake Newsletter and fill in the blanks. Channel CatfishFair-Goodup to 10.0 lbsWe sampled 99 channel catfish in core panel gill nets with the largest one being 28.9" weighing 8.49 lbs. SaugerFairup to 2.6 lbs.We sampled 60 sauger in core panel gill nets with the largest one being 19.7" weighing 2.64 lbs.   Largemouth BassFairup to 5.7 lbs.In late May we sampled 131 largemouth by electrofishng with the largest one being 20.1" and weighing 5.66 lbs. We also sample 108 smallmouth bass with the largest one being 16.9" and weighing 2.32 lbs.     White BassFair-Goodup to 2.0 lbs.We sampled 329 white bass in core panel gill nets with the largest one being 16.0" and weighing 1.96 lbs. Fish are chasing shad, spoons, twisters or jigs.    White CrappieFairup to 1.0 lbs.We sample 1,151 white crappie in 17 traps with the largest one being 12.0" and weighing 0.9 lbs. Fish will be schooling as the water is cooling, tube jigs or minnows, 10-12' of water over brush and along the creek channels and at the Marinas.Blue CatfishSlowup to 8 lbs.We sampled 2 blue catfish in core panel gill nets with the largest one being 21.1" and weighing 3.29 lbs.  Comments

The lake is still frozen over with a couple of open area, main lake and north end.  The forecasted warm weather and sunshine should open the lake up by next weekend! 

I see some of you have visited the new Facebook page.  I've been posting on it: walleye egg collection, stocking and electrofishing photos from other lakes that are not on the fishing reports click this link https://www.facebook.com/NEKansasFisheries hopefully you'll LIKE what you see!

Click on Perry Reservoir above the fishing report to look at the October netting pictures. Click on the underlined fish species and it will take you to the updated Fishing Forecast. Zebra mussels were confirmed on 10-9-07, so make sure you clean, drain and dry your boat after leaving Perry.

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Fishing Report
February 11, 2015

Perry Reservoir 

 

GPS Location: N39 08.659 W95 29.372 

Location/Address:  Perry, KS 

Impoundment Type: Reservoir 

Surface Acres: 11,630 acres 

Maximum Depth: 43 feet 

Normal Lake Level: 891.5 feet 

Current Lake Level: 

 

Fishing PopulationCreel LimitMin Length Limit

    Bluegill         

    Channel Catfish     10     

    Crappie     20     10 

    Flathead Catfish     5     

    Green Sunfish         

    Largemouth Bass     5     18 

    Sauger     5     18 

    Saugeye     5     18 

    White Bass         

    Walleye     5     18 

    Blue Catfish     5     35 * Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination  ** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination  *** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination 

 Fishing Report - Last Update: 2/9/2015  

  Species  Rating  Size  Baits, Method,  Location 

     Zebra Mussels      Super Infectious!      up to 3/4      Since the infestation was discovered in Oct. of 2007 these mussels have spread throughout the lake. It's up to all of us to make sure these are not spread to other area lakes, Clean-Drain-Dry everything that is taken out of Perry. Mussels will be start spawning as the water temperature gets to around 54 degrees. The numbers did come up a little this year but still lower than our highest year! 

     Winter Fishing Opportunities      RED HOT          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-Excellent      4 Pages (lots of pics)      Twice a year I will be publishing a news letter for Perry and other waters in my District. The next issue isavailable now, Perry Reservoir and Leavenworth State Fishing Lake are in this edition. If you would like the letter e-mailed to you click Perry/Leavenworth SFL Newsletter and fill in the blanks. 

     Channel Catfish      Fair-Good      up to 10.0 lbs      We sampled 99 channel catfish in core panel gill nets with the largest one being 28.9 weighing 8.49 lbs. 

     Sauger      Fair      up to 2.6 lbs.      We sampled 60 sauger in core panel gill nets with the largest one being 19.7 weighing 2.64 lbs. 

     Largemouth Bass      Fair      up to 5.7 lbs.      In late May we sampled 131 largemouth by electrofishng with the largest one being 20.1 and weighing 5.66 lbs.We also sample 108 smallmouth bass with the largest one being 16.9 and weighing 2.32 lbs. 

     White Bass      Fair-Good      up to 2.0 lbs.      We sampled 329 white bass in core panel gill nets with the largest one being 16.0 and weighing 1.96 lbs.Fish are chasing shad, spoons, twisters or jigs. 

     White Crappie      Fair      up to 1.0 lbs.      We sample 1,151 white crappie in 17 traps with the largest one being 12.0 and weighing 0.9 lbs.Fish will be schooling as the water is cooling,tube jigs or minnows, 10-12' of water over brush and along the creek channels and at the Marinas. 

     Blue Catfish      Slow      up to 8 lbs.      We sampled 2 blue catfish in core panel gill nets with the largest one being 21.1 and weighing 3.29 lbs. 

  Comments 

Good to see you guys at theTopeka Boat Show, thanks for coming out! 

I see some of you have visited thenew Facebook page.I've been posting on it: walleye egg collection, stocking and electrofishingphotos from other lakes that are not on the fishing reports click this linkhttps://www.facebook.com/NEKansasFisherieshopefully you'll LIKE what you see!

This is a generic report and will be updated as current information is available. Look for updated reports starting again in March.

Click on Perry Reservoir above the fishing report to look at the October netting pictures. Click on the underlined fish species and it will take you to the updated Fishing Forecast. Zebra mussels were confirmed on10-9-07, so make sure you clean, drain anddry your boat after leaving Perry. 

 

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