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
Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation
This state agency is responsible for managing fish and wildlife. The Wildlife Department receives no general state tax appropriations and is supported by hunting and fishing license fees and federal excise taxes on hunting and fishing equipment. The Wildlife Department also administers hunter education, aquatic education and archery in school programs. For information about fishing, hunting, wildlife management areas (WMAs), fishing reports, feeding, regulations or to obtain a license go to www.wildlifedepartment.com.