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
Tom Steed Lake
Tom Steed Lake lies on West Otter Creek northeast of Altus in Kiowa County. The area affords some of the best fishing in the southwest with catfish, crappie, bass and other species. More than 6,000 acres east and south of the reservoir are available for public recreation at Great Plains State Park, including boat ramps, picnic areas, designated campsites, group shelter, restrooms, showers, swimming beach, concession services, playground and nature trails. Shoreline length is 31 miles.