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Overholser

Fishing Contact: (405) 325-7288 ODWC or (405) 297-1426 OKC P&R

Fees & Facilities: (405) 297-1426

Game Warden: (405) 343-5489, (405) 203-3176,
(405) 203-3178

Check out specific area regulations by clicking here.

Operator: OKC Water Trust Authority

Directions: Between NW 10th & 39th, and N Morgan Road and Overholser Drive

Area Description: Oklahoma City's oldest reservoir, Lake Overholser was built in 1919 and connects to Hefner Lake by a canal. Size: 1,500 surface acres Depth: 6 feet average, 13 feet deepest Attractions: Covered fishing pier, boat ramps, tending docks, handicap facilities, and fish attractors. A covered picnic pavilion is available on advance notice. Picnicking, fishing, sailing, boating, and personal watercraft are permitted. Swimming is prohibited.

Sportfish: Striped bass hybrid, blue catfish, flathead catfish, white crappie, bluegill sunfish, green sunfish, channel catfish & white bass

Management practices: Annually stocked with channel catfish and striped bass hybrids.  

Special fishing regulations: OKC fishing license needed in addition to a state fishing license unless exempt.    https://www.okc.gov/departments/parks-recreation/lakes-and-fishing/fishing-regulations

Latest Fishing Report

  • Submitted by:
    Mark Murray
    Date:
    04/06/2021
    Lake Elevation:
    Normal
    Water Temp and Clarity:
    Mid 50’s and stained

    Action: Good
    Baits:  Crawfish, Shrimp
    Locations: Main lake, Points

    Action: Slow
    Baits:  Cut Bait, Worms
    Locations: Main lake

    Action: Fair
    Baits:  In-line Spinnerbait
    Locations: Main lake, Points