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.Learn More
Fort Cobb Reservoir
One of western Oklahoma's most popular recreational attractions, Fort Cobb Reservoir provides more than 2,000 acres of water surface for enjoyment. Recreation at the lake includes sightseeing, picnic areas, camping, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, golf and water skiing. The lake is visited by approximately 250,000 people each year. Fort Cobb Public Hunting Area lies northwest of the lake and consists of approximately 3,500 acres of rangeland and abandoned fields overgrown with blackjack thickets. Game species include quail, rabbit, squirrel, dove, deer and turkey. Fish species include white and largemouth bass, channel catfish, bullhead, bluegill, walleye, saugeye and crappie. Additional facilities include fishing docks, a marina and playgrounds. Shoreline length is 45 miles.