Oklahoma has two introduced species of trout - rainbows and browns, with rainbows being far more abundant. Brown trout are stocked in the Lower Mountain Fork River below Broken Bow dam and in the Lower Illinois River when available, while rainbows are usually stocked every two weeks at all eight of the state’s trout areas during designated trout seasons. Anglers can use the following tips to help them put trout on the stringer:
The following links are too the corresponding pages in the 2013 Fishing Regulations.
- Lake Pawhuska
- Robbers Cave
- Blue River
- Lake Watonga
- Quartz Mountain (closed due to golden Algae)
- Lake Carl Etling
- Lower Illinois River
- Lower Mt. Fork River
- Medicine Park (November 1 - March 15)
Check out this video about Whitlock -Vibert box planting to boost brown trout numbers in the Lower Mountain Fork River by planting eggs in the river to allow them to hatch and boost the population.