Pottawatomie State Fishing Lake No. 2 Fishing Report -
Species Rating Size Baits, Method, and Location
Black Bass Fair to Good 1/2 to 4 pounds The lake has good numbers of largemouth bass and a low level smallmouth bass population. The 2018 sample collected the most largemouth bass in 5 years and 32% were over 15 inches.  The 2018 sample also documented improved numbers of smallmouth bass with most of the fish being from 11 to 15 inches long.  Bass in this lake can be tough to catch because they have all seen a lot of lures. 
Channel Catfish Fair to Good 3/4 to 3 pounds The lake is in the Urban Stocking Program and is frequently stocked with 12 to 18 inch channel catfish.  The second stocking of 2019 was on May 5th of 675 channel catfish.  So far this year the lake has received 1,375 pounds of channel catfish.  Channel catfish creel at the lake is 5 per day.
Crappie Fair to Good 1/4 to 1 pound The lake supports a fair crappie population and there is good fishing for them every spring.  That has already been the case in 2019 with some anglers doing very well from the bank with bobber & minnows.   There are some artificial habitat structures just out from each dock.
General Comments

Pott. # 2 is noted for family outings, scenic views, catch and release bass fishing, harvest of small crappie and channel catfish. 

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