Perry Reservoir, Northeast Kansas


3/6/2021 - 9am to 5pm

Clear, calm, 70 degrees

A-Rig, Jerkbait, jigs, and Soft plastics


Kastking and Shimano

Boat fishing


5 to 25 feet depth targeted


Water 40 degrees and 3-5 feet visibility

Perry Resevoir Kansas Fishing Report

Fishing was tough. Saw a ton of fish moving around 5-15 ft near brush piles and rocky points.  Bites were scarce.

-Travis B.

Boating and fishing (from their website)

  • Boating: Boats and personal watercraft of all types are allowed. No limits are placed on horsepower, however boaters must follow all applicable state laws. Three marinas and multiple boat launch ramps are available around Perry Lake.
  • Camping: The Army Corps of Engineers Slough Creek Campground offers 265 campsites in a mix of walk-in tent sites, sites with full electrical and water hookup, and two large designated group campsites. Perry State Park offers a further 102 campsites with full utility hookups and over 200 primitive campsites. Cabin rentals are also available from the state park.
  • Equestrian activities: Perry State Park and the public use Corps of Engineers land has over 25 miles of horse trails for exploration. Primitive camping is allowed at select locations along the trails.
  • Fishing: has named Perry Lake one of America’s 100 best bass lakes. In addition to the white bass and largemouth bass, many other species of fish are also available to anglers including bluegill, channel catfish, crappie, sauger, and walleye.[