Fishing Spots in OKC
Oklahoma City has quite a few options available to fishing enthusiasts. There are several smaller bodies of water around the metro that are a great place for you to wet a line, no boat required.
One popular spot among the locals for fishing and other recreation is Lake Hefner. Anglers can expect to see Walleye, Hybrid Striped Bass, Blue Catfish, Flathead Catfish, Channel Catfish and more!
Lake Stanley Draper
Lake Stanley-Draper Marina offers a variety of fishing opportunities for anglers. Fishing is available from shore, boat, plus covered and uncovered fishing piers. Some fish species of interest at the lake include Walleye, Hybrid Striped Bass, Blue Catfish, Flathead Catfish, White Bass and White Crappie.
Lake Overholser is a popular spot for boaters, fishermen and picnickers. Abundant species of wildlife may also be found at the Stinchcomb Wildlife Refuge located on the grounds of the lake. Anyone fishing can expect to catch Hybrid Striped Bass, Blue Catfish, Flathead Catfish, Channel Catfish and White Crappie.
Located just south of I-40, the Oklahoma River is a haven for water sports and fishing lovers alike. Flowing in total of 440 miles, it is easy for you to find a quiet spot to hone your craft. You can expect to catch both Hybrid Striped Bass and Channel Catfish.
Stinchcomb Wildlife Refuge
The Stinchcomb Wildlife Refuge is adjacent to Lake Overholser Boathouse and features a thousand acres of hiking, fishing, bird watching and exploring. The river contains catfish, Hybrid Striped Bass, Largemouth Bass and Sunfish.
Visit OKC.gov For more information on fishing in Oklahoma City and permit requirements.