Operated by the Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA). 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.
Grand Lake (Google Map) is located 15 miles east of I-44 in between US 60, SH 82, SH 28, SH 10 and US 59.
Grand River Dam Authority and Oklahoma State Parks manage campgrounds with full RV hookups, boat ramps, fishing docks and designated swimming areas.
- Benge Creek Outfitters- (918) 782-6525
- Blue Water Bait & Tackle- (918) 435-4623
- Blue Moon Bait & Tackle- (918) 782-4009
- Ketch-um Bait Shop- (918) 323-2009
- Littlefield's Sporting Goods- (918) 257-4027
- Honey Creek Outdoors- (918) 801-7653
- Walmart Supercenter (Grove)- (918) 786-8561
- Grand Lake Sports Center- (918) 786-2300
- Gibson Bait & Tackle- (918) 479-1970
- Big Daddys Lures- (918) 479-4665
Hybrid Striped Bass are regularly stocked. Florida Largemouth bass stocked recently (since 2020)
Applies to all tributaries and upstream to state line, and to the area below Pensacola Dam downstream to State Highway 82 bridge.
All crappie: 15 combined per day/10-inch minimum.
Below Grand Lake-Pensacola Dam
Prohibited Methods:(Also see “Tailwaters” regulations; and shad restrictions on Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS))
Bowfishing prohibited below turbine outlets downstream to State Park and below spillway outlet downstream to highline crossing. The next ½ mile below the highline crossing is closed only when the spillway gates are discharging water and for seven days following closure of the gates.
Gigs, spears and spearguns are prohibited below turbine outlets downstream to State Park bridge and below spillway outlets downstream for one mile.
Noodling is prohibited below turbine outlets downstream to State Park bridge and below the spillway outlets downstream to highline crossing, except noodling shall be legal the day of and two days following closure of spillway.
Aug 14. Elevation is Normal (stable), water temperature 86°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level)
Catfish, Blue Fair on cut bait, live bait, shad around brush structure, channels, coves, docks, flats, main lake, points.
Crappie, White Fair on hair jigs, jigs, minnows, PowerBait, small lures around brush structure, docks.
Report submitted by Riley Willman (Game Warden Delaware County)