Lake Tenkiller is Oklahoma's clearwater lake sporting nearly 13,000 surface acres and 130 miles of scenic shoreline. With numerous marinas, boat ramps, campgrounds and a scuba diving park, water and outdoor recreation opportunities abound. Communities surrounding the lake offer lodging, dining and activities to round out your visit.
Northeastern Oklahoma lakes offer plenty of fishing opportunities near outdoor recreation adventures and amazing restaurants. Cast a line on the Oklahoma Fishing Trail’s Northeastern Loop in search of several bass species, crappie, catfish and paddlefish, and discover bonus attractions along the way.
With more than 200 lakes and over one million surface acres of water, Oklahoma is the perfect place to cast your line. Our scenic lakes, rivers and ponds are home to more than 40 documented species of fish. No matter your method of take—from rod and reel to juglines, limblines, gigging and noodling—you’re in for an angling adventure of a lifetime when you fish Oklahoma’s plentiful waters. Below you’ll find a rundown of some of the Sooner State’s most abundant species and the best places to find them.