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Fishing in OKC and Beyond

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Looking for places to fish in OKC? Oklahoma is a premier fishing destination with over one million surface acres of waterways. And the Oklahoma City metro is no exception! Cities around the metro are peppered with places to fish including city ponds and lakes that make fishing easy for families can enjoy. Whether you have a few hours or an entire day, it’s easy to load up your crew and drop at line at one of these close-to-home metro fishing spots!

(Editor’s note: Fishing regulations including permits and hours vary by location.)

Public Ponds in the Metro


Bickham-Rudkin Park (450 E. 33rd St, Edmond)

Hafer Park (1034 S Bryant Ave, Edmond)

Mitch Park (1501 W. Covell Rd, Edmond)

Oklahoma City

Dolese Youth Park Pond (5101 NW 50th St)

Route 66 Park Ponds, (9901 NW 23rd St)

South Lakes Park Ponds (4302 SW 119th St)


Buck Thomas Pond (1903 NE 12th St, Moore)

Little River Park (700 block of SW 4th St, Moore) – Closed for repairs


Wild Horse Park (1201 N Mustang Rd, Mustang)


George M. Sutton Urban Wilderness Area (12 Ave NW & Rockcreek Rd, Norman)

Griffin Park Pond (E Robinson St & 12 Ave NE, Norman)

Norman Lions Northeast Park (1800 Northcliff Ave, Norman)


City Park (2200 S Holly St, Yukon)

Welch Park (615 Annawood Rd, Yukon)

Robertson Activity Center (1200 Lakeshore Dr, Yukon)


Fishing Lakes in the Metro

Arcadia Lake (E Second St, Edmond)

Crystal Lake (6625 SW 15th St)

Edwards Park Fishing Lake (1515 N Bryant Ave)

Kids’ Lake (3200 W Wilshire Blvd)

Kitchen Lake (SE 119th St & Sooner Rd)

Lake Hefner (NW Grand Blvd & Hefner Rd)

Lake Overholser (Council Rd & Morgan Rd.) & the Stinchcomb Wildlife Refuge (NW 51st St & N Stinchcomb Ave)

Lake Stanley Draper (Midwest Blvd & Post Rd)

Lake Thunderbird (Alameda Dr, Norman)


New to fishing? Here are some resources to help you get started:

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