Perry Lake

Jefferson - Kansas

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  • 30 spots

Crappie and catfish attract anglers to this popular lake. Also the spring runs of white bass. Nice facilities.

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Perry Lake Fishing Reports

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  1. Details: 12.0 in. Flathead Catfish with a nightcrawler at 3' on bobber. random luck.

  2. 2 lb. 18.0 in. Freshwater Drum with a Rapala Rippin' Rap

    1. George Horvath 0
  3. Blue Catfish with a chicken in kool-aid

    1. Jonathan Harris 0
      Luckily not! I was anchored down. Although I did think he was gonna snap that rod lol
    2. Brian Quisenberry 0
      nice one!! did he take you for a little ride in the yak?
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  4. 5 lb. 6 oz. 28.0 in. Blue Catfish with a Cut Bait

  5. Finally had a chance to go out and fish at the Perry spillway. Only had one bite but it was well worth it. 16 lbs 14 oz. IWID!!

    16 lb. 14 oz. Flathead Catfish with a Shaky Head

    1. Laurence Subelka 0
      Hell yea man! that would be awesome! we used to go out there all the time with large swimbaits and get wiper
    2. Brian Quisenberry 0
      I wonder when the corps of engineers will let them start dumping water out of Clinton? We should meet up out there when they do I have an awesome method for fishing ...more it with a rattle traps when it's dumping out good catch tons of big wipers and usually some decent walleye!
    3. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      That’s a nice Cat!! Congrats
    4. Laurence Subelka 0
      They have slowed it down to 3000 cfs last week I believe it was 6000 cfs
    5. Russ Emanuel 0
      nice cat. are they still letting out a lot of water? I was out there last week and it was coming out of there pretty fast.
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  6. White Crappie

    1. Brian Quisenberry 0
      Are they back out in the trees now that the water has warmed up?
  7. Channel cats

    7 lb. 24 in. Channel Catfish with a minnow

  8. fishing Perry lake Kanas for the first time ever what should i use to catch smallmouth and largemouth and where should i fish

    1. Nathan Fideldy 0
      @Russell Emanuel caught 4 largemouth at perry this weekend 3 in the 2-3 lbs. Range. Sadly only caught 1 keeper during my tournament
    2. Russ Emanuel 0
      went to Perry Wednesday. caught a few smallmouth bass on channel banks in the slough creek arm on a chatterbait. a few largemouth on the rock creek bridge ...more causeway with a crankbait. nothing big. One largemouth was 2 lbs.
    3. Russ Emanuel 0
      actually the flat I was talking about is on the east end of the dam. there is a flat on the west end also, but have only caught white bass and crappie there.
    4. Russ Emanuel 0
      generally I run a crankbait down a sloped rock bank. with all of the silt at Perry there is not a lot of offshore structure left. along the west end of the dam there ...more is a big flat that sticks out from shore about 100 yards. its pretty easy to find with a fish finder. it is about 15ft deep at normal pool. I have caught bass there. usually end up catching a lot of white bass there also. a 5XD should just tick the bottom there.
    5. Nathan Fideldy 0
      @Russell Emanuel I was only able to catch a 13 1/2 and a 12 1/2. But I had a friend tell me he caught a good bag using a 5xd I have never used one of those. Should ...more i be looking for a drop off or a flat with that bait.
    6. Bryan Brakhage 0
      I've had great success using a ned rig at Perry for smallmouth. Have to finesse fish those reservoir. Smaller baits and 6-8 lb line. Good luck.
    7. Russ Emanuel 0
      god luck. there are some nice fish in that lake, but sometimes they are hard to find.
    8. Nathan Fideldy 0
      Will definitely try it and I will tell you if I catch anything
    9. Nathan Fideldy 0
      Will definitely try and I will tell you if I catch anything
    10. Russ Emanuel 0
      lower half of lake between rock creek and slough creek seems to hold most of the bass.
    11. Russ Emanuel 0
      fish the rip rap banks, with bladed jigs, ned rigs or shakyheads
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