Geary State Fishing Lake

Geary State Fishing Lake and Wildlife Area is 10 miles south of Junction City. The 97-acre lake is surrounded by 180 acres of public hunting land which harbors good numbers of quail, pheasant, doves, squirrels, rabbits, white-tailed deer, beaver, muskrats, raccoons, coyotes, bobcats and numerous non-game birds and animals.

Migrating Waterfowl

The lake also serves as a stopover area for migrating waterfowl in the fall and spring. Several food plots are maintained each year to provide winter food for birds and other wildlife.

Fishing & Hunting

The lake is an excellent clear lake. The lake has been stocked with black bass, walleye, saugeye, channel and flathead catfish, bluegill and crappie. The lake and public hunting area are open year round. Picnic tables, fireplace grills and camping areas are available for public use.


There are primitive overnight free camping sites, a boat ramp, and picnic shelters. Public hunting lands surround the lake.