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Grand Lake

Fishing Contact: (918) 542-9422

Fees & Facilities: (918) 782-3382

Game Warden: (918) 244-2035, (918) 857-8597, (918) 533-2678, (918) 373-0767, (918) 857-4802, (918) 533-2679

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Operator: GRDA


Area Description/Facilities: There are several Grand Lake State Parks that have public boat ramps, restrooms, and camping facilities. The Cherokee area is located just below Pensacola Dam. Cherokee Part 2 is located on the East side of Pensacola Dam. The Disney area is located in Disney. The Bernice area is located on the east side of the Highway 85A Bridge over Horse creek. The Honey Creek area is located west of highway 59 in Grove. Twin Bridges State Park is located at the confluence of the Neosho and Spring Rivers on Highway 60 near Wyandotte. Duck Creek, Shangri-La, Connors Bridge, and Miami City View Park all have public access ramps as well. 

Physical Description: Grand Lake is comprised of 41,749 surface acres with 460 miles of shoreline.  Normal pool elevation is 744 feet, with a capacity of 1,515,414 acre-feet of water and a max depth of 133 feet. 

Species of Interest: Largemouth Bass, Black and White Crappie, Paddlefish, White Bass, Hybrid Striped Bass, Channel Catfish, Blue Catfish, and Flathead Catfish

Management Practices: Regularly stocked with Hybrid Striped Bass

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Latest Fishing Report

  • Submitted by:
    Riley Willman
    Lake Elevation:
    Below Average
    Water Temp and Clarity:
    63 and Muddy

    Action: Good
    Baits:  Crankbaits, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
    Locations: Brush structure, Coves, Docks, Rocks, Shorelines

    Action: Good
    Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Live Bait
    Locations: Below the dam, Channels, Docks, Main lake, River Channel, River Mouth

    Action: Good
    Baits:  Hair Jigs, Jigs, Minnows, Powerbait
    Locations: Brush structure, Docks, Shorelines
    Additional Information:
    Crappie are being caught in good numbers next to dock and other floating structures near the shorelines.