Marion County Lake Fishing Information
2 miles E, 2 miles S of Marion, KS
Marion County 620-382-3240
Plenty of shoreline access as well as ample space for boat fishing make this lake perfect for families and anglers of all ages and interests. Saugeye, Channel Catfish, Wiper and White bass are readily caught as are largemouth, spotted and smallmouth bass.
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method & Location|
|Channel Catfish||Good||up to 4 lbs||Worms, stinkbaits, and cut bait fished on windy shallow areas.|
|White Crappie||Slow||up to 12 inch|| |
New 20/day creel limit effective January 1, 2018
Jigs and minnows on brush in 8 to 12 feet of water.
|Largemouth Bass||Fair to Good||up to 16 inch|| |
13 inch to 18 inch slot limit effective January 1, 2018
Crankbaits, spinnerbaits, or plastics fished near cover.
|Saugeye||Fair||Up to 19 inch||Curly tailed grubs fished on windy points|
|Bluegill||Fair||up to 8 inch||Worm and bobber or small jigs near brush or near docks|
|White Bass||Good||up to 15 inch||Early morning and late evening on topwater baits and spoons when the fish are hitting shad on the surface.|
|Wiper||Good||up to 21 inch||Same as white bass|
New crappie creel limit of 20/day effective January 1, 2018.
New largemouth bass 13 inch to 18 inch slot length limit effective January 1, 2018.
Boat and bait inspections are MANDATORY at Marion County Lake to prevent the spread of Zebra Mussels and other Aquatic Nuisance Species. Protect our waters... don't forget to CLEAN, DRAIN, and DRY!
|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