Fisheries Division

The Fisheries Division manages the state's fisheries resource by focusing on management, research and production.

Fisheries Management

The Management Section surveys fish populations, constructs man-made fish habitat, recommends water level plans for improved natural reproduction and recommends harvest restrictions.

 

Fisheries Research

The Research Section conducts extensive surveys on fisheries resources. 

 

Hatchery

The Hatchery Section operates four hatcheries across the state where fish are spawned and raised for stocking purposes.

 


Locations

DEPARTMENT HEADQUARTERS

1801 N. Lincoln Blvd 

Oklahoma City, OK 73152

Fisheries Division Chief - Barry Bolton
Fisheries Division Assistant Chief - Ken Cunningham

(405)521-3721

PONCA CITY OFFICE

417 S. Silverdale Lane, Ponca City, 74604-7315
(580)762-2248

(Call for hours of operation; situated on the west end of Kaw Dam)

JENKS OFFICE

300 Aquarium Drive, Jenks, 74037-9998
(918)299-2334

(Adjacent to the Oklahoma Aquarium)

PORTER OFFICE

9097 N. 34th St. W., Porter, 74454-2743
(918)683-1031

(On U.S. 69 1.5 miles north of Muskogee Turnpike)

PADDLEFISH RESEARCH CENTER

61091 E. 120 Road, Miami, 74354
(918)542-9422

(Four miles north of Twin Bridges State Park)
Open March 1 to April 30
Closed Mondays and Fridays.

BYRON STATE FISH HATCHERY

71082 Jefferson Road, Burlington, 73722-4625
(580)474-2663

(Two miles north, 1 mile west of S.H. 38 & 11)


LAWTON OFFICE & J.A. MANNING STATE FISH HATCHERY

18795 State Highway 49, Lawton, 73507
(580)529-2795

(West of I-44 on S.H. 49 in Medicine Park)


OKLAHOMA FISHERY RESEARCH LABORATORY

500 E. Constellation, Norman, 73072-7900
(405)325-7288


HOLDENVILLE STATE FISH HATCHERY

3733 S.H. 48, Holdenville, 74848-6009
(405)379-5408

(Below Holdenville Dam)

CADDO OFFICE & DURANT STATE FISH HATCHERY

2021 Caddo Hwy., Caddo, 74729-3807
(580)924-4087(580)924-4085

(Six miles north of Durant)

HIGGINS OFFICE

6733 SW S.H. 1, Wilburton, 74578-7634
(918)297-0150