Perry Lake is a US Army Corps of Engineers operated reservoir in northeast Kansas. Its primary purposes are flood control, water reserve for nearby areas and regional recreation. The lake is approximately 11,000 acres (45 km˛) and is 891.5 ft at full multi-purpose pool. The lake is home to 3 marinas, a nationally recognized trail system and a variety of camping, boating fishing and hunting activities.
73 degrees, fairly clear, normal pool. Outlook: Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism reports: channel catfish fair to good on shad sides or entrails around fish feeders; largemouth bass fair to good on crankbaits and spinnerbaits 2 to 6 feet deep; crappies fair to good (but small) in Rock Creek area on jigs 2 to 4 feet deep.
55 to 57 degrees, slightly stained, 2 feet low. Outlook: Bait Hut reports: crappies good along spawning banks in Rock Creek; white bass very good on Rooster Tails, jigs in the Delaware arm; channel catfish good on minnows, cut shad in the shallows on the north end.
59 degrees, clear, 21/2 feet low. Outlook: Bait Hut reports: crappies good on minnows, jigs in 2 feet of water in the Rock Creek arm.
I just wanted someone to know the baby drum out by the lake are covered in something that look like a fungus and the small channel cat I caught had it as well I am not sure what it is but When I picked the drum up it looked like its insides fell out of its mouth in a slimy mess. Shortly after the drum was caught we noticed about fifteen dead small drum floating. This was all at perry spillway. See pics below.
48 degrees, clear, 51/2 feet low. Outlook: The Bait Hut reports: saugeyes poor to fair on stickbaits along the dam; channel catfish fair to good on shad sides on the north end.
44 degrees, clear, 6 feet low. Outlook: The Bait Hut reports: walleyes fair on crankbaits along the dam in the evening; channel catfish fair on cut shad, shad sides at north end.
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