Pottawatomie No. 1 Fishing Information
5 miles north of Westmoreland
Pottawatomie State Lake Office 785-539-9999
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method, and Location|
|Bluegill||Fair to Good||Up to 9 inches||The bluegill population offers decent numbers of harvestable sized fish. Along the shoreline with bobbers/worms or small lures.|
|Channel Catfish||Slow||3/4 to 5 pounds||The lake has a low level catfish population.|
|Crappie||Slow||1/2 to 1 pound||A moderate crappie population with few fish over 10-inches.|
|Largemouth Bass||Good!||1/2 to 5 pounds||The 2017 annual sampling effort produced the highest number of bass on record with 61% of the fish being over 12 inches. The lake is absolutely full of 12 - 15 inch bass. A great place for catch and release bass fishing!|
This small 24 acre lake is similar to pond fishing. The lake is known for catch and release of largemouth bass and harvest of nice bluegill. The lake's channel catfish are protected by a 15 inch minimum length limit.
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|Fishing Population||Creel Limit||Min Length Limit|
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination
****Channel Catfish or Blue Catfish in combination