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Overholser

Overholser

Contacts

Fees & Facilities:
Game Warden (County):
(405) 203-3178(Oklahoma)
(405) 203-3176(Oklahoma)
(405) 343-5489(Oklahoma)/(405) 343-5489(Canadian)

Oklahoma City Fishing License is required in addition to a State Fishing License, unless exempt.

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.

Lake Overholser (Google Map) is located between NW 10th St. and U.S. Route 66, and N Morgan Road and Overholser Drive.

Lake Details

Shoreline Length: 7.30 mi.
Volume: 13526.00 ac. ft.
Max. Depth: 16.90 ft.
Surface Area: 1581.00 ac.

Located

Oklahoma County

City of Oklahoma City manages a 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.

Annually stocked with channel catfish and hybrid striped bass.

  • Southwest corner of lake - covered fishing pier 
  • East side of lake (near patrol station) - boat ramp with tending dock 
  • South end by dam - boat ramp with tending dock

For more information please contact Oklahoma City Lakes at (405) 755-4014.

Methods:

Allowed methods: up to three rods and reels per person, with no more than three hooks per line (treble hooks are considered one hook). Bowfishing during daylight hours only. For all special regulations visit okc.gov.

Overholser Report

Jun 11. Elevation is Normal (stable), water temperature 74°F and stained. (USGS Lake Level)

Catfish, Channel Excellent on punch bait, stinkbait, worms around riprap, shorelines.

Bass, White Good on in-line spinnerbaits, jigs around shallows, shorelines.

Report submitted by Mark Murray (Game Warden Canadian County)