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
McGee Creek Reservoir
McGee Creek Reservoir is located in one of the state's most scenic areas. Covered with dense forest, the park offers 2,600 acres with a 3,350 acre lake. The area provides numerous water-oriented recreation opportunities, including swimming, sailboarding, water skiing, boating and fishing in the lower reservoir area. The upper and forested areas provide scenic enjoyment and good hunting. Bugaboo Canyon Natural Scenic Area, covering 8,900 acres, lies to the northeast, providing hunting, fishing and nature studies. A 10,000 acre wildlife management area lies north of the reservoir. Equestrian enthusiasts may bring their horses and enjoy miles of multi-use trails. Campgrounds are open year round. Permits are required for boating, hunting and fishing.