Oklahoma City Lakes and Rivers
Licensed Oklahoma Fishing Guides
If you are not having the kind of fishing luck you would like, look to a professional - The Oklahoma Department Wildlife Conservation maintains a list of licensed Oklahoma fishing guides that can help you find the best places to fish - Here is information on how to get an Oklahoma licensed fishing guide.
The Oklahoma River & Oklahoma City's Boathouse District
The Boathouse District is a recreational hotspot on the Oklahoma River near downtown Oklahoma City. Get information on the area, including the many activities, annual events, boathouses and more.
How to Get a Fishing License in Oklahoma
Whenever you go fishing in the state of Oklahoma you are required to have a license - Here is a step by step on how to get a fishing license in Oklahoma with information on costs, purchase locations and online buying.
Edmond's Arcadia Lake
Located just east of the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond, Arcadia Lake is one of the best spots in central Oklahoma for outdoor recreation such as camping, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing and more - Get all the information on Arcadia Lake and the recreation it has to offer.
Oklahoma City Lakes
As a state, Oklahoma is filled with beautiful lakes for boating, fishing, recreation and more. Just in the Oklahoma City metro area, there are a number of major lakes in addition to the many smaller, local bodies of water . Here is a list of the major Oklahoma City metro area lakes, with links to detailed profiles on each.
Lake Hefner Profile
Located in northwest Oklahoma City, Lake Hefner was built in 1947 and is an excellent lake for sailing, picnicking, recreation and fishing. The lake often holds weekend sailboat races and is home to extensive jogging trails, playgrounds and a golf course.
Oklahoma City's Chesapeake Boathouse
A top place in Oklahoma City for outdoor events and activities such as kayaking or rowing is the Chesapeake Boathouse on the Oklahoma River - The facility is also available for receptions and field trips - Here's information on all the recreational options for Oklahoma City residents at the Chesapeake Boathouse
Oklahoma City's Lake Stanley Draper
Lake Stanley Draper is located in southeast Oklahoma City and was built in 1962 as a city reservoir - It was named for the longtime Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce director - Features of Lake Stanley Draper include covered fishing piers, marina, boat ramps, picnic areas and more.
OKCKayak.com is a canoe and kayak outfitter offering rentals, instruction, parties, trips and sales. Located on North Western Avenue, they boast the largest fleet of canoes and kayaks in the state and the most complete instructional program.
"Close to Home" Fishing Areas in Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City allows fishing at its three primary reservoir lakes but the "Close to Home" lakes and ponds around the OKC metro are another opportunity for fishing recreation in the metro.
Oklahoma City's Devon Boathouse
Another exciting addition to the Oklahoma River is the Devon Boathouse - The Devon Boathouse facility is home to the OCU rowing team and offers a number of recreational activities - Here's a full profile with information on Oklahoma City's Devon Boathouse