SAUGER

Sauger Image

This close cousin to the walleye loves murky water and current. Sauger are being stocked in several northeastern Kansas reservoirs where walleye haven't done well because of high flowthrough and murky water conditions. Sauger are less likely than walleye to be flushed from a reservoir. Smaller than the walleye, the world record sauger weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces. The state record is 4 pounds, 13 ounces.

Regulations
115-18-08 (PDF - 58.99 kB)

Retrieval and possession of game animals and migratory game birds - Requirements

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Commercial Sale of Fish Bait

Fishing Forecast Information

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Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>11”) (>14”) (>17”) (LBS.)   (>11”)
  RESERVOIRS          
PERRY 2.00 1.75 0.80 3.75 F 2.25
CLINTON 1.63 0.50 0.06 1.41 F 0.98
  LAKES          
HOLTON - BANNER CREEK LAKE 4.83 4.33 1.17 2.08 F 5.48
Stocking Records Information
Sauger Image

This close cousin to the walleye loves murky water and current. Sauger are being stocked in several northeastern Kansas reservoirs where walleye haven't done well because of high flowthrough and murky water conditions. Sauger are less likely than walleye to be flushed from a reservoir. Smaller than the walleye, the world record sauger weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces. The state record is 4 pounds, 13 ounces.

FRY

Water Water Type Stocking Date Source Number Stocked
PERRY RESERVOIR RESV 04/15/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 1000000
HOLTON - BANNER CREEK LAKE COML 04/12/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 500000
CLINTON RESERVOIR RESV 04/15/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 700000
      Total Requested 2700000
      Total Stocked 2200000