Carl Etling, photo by Darrin Hill

Carl Etling

Contacts

Game Warden (County):
(580) 651-9133(Cimarron)

The lake has two boat ramps, good picnic and camping facilities, and state park cabins. Good populations of largemouth bass, flathead catfish, walleye, and smallmouth bass are present.  Lake Etling was constructed by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation in 1958. Located in Black Mesa State Park, 26 miles northwest of Boise City in Cimarron County. Vegetation around the lake is pinon-juniper-mesa type. (S5&6, T4N, R2E).

Lake Carl Etling (Google Map) is located 26 miles northwest of Boise City in Cimarron County within Black Mesa State Park. Vegetation around the lake is pinon-juniper-mesa type. (S5&6,T4N,R2E).

Lake Details

Shoreline Length: 4.50 mi.
Volume: 1717.00 ac. ft.
Max. Depth: 38.00 ft.
Surface Area: 159.00 ac.

Located

Cimarron County

From Boise City – 16 miles west on State Hwy 325, 4 miles north on State Hwy 325, 4.5 miles west on E0132 at sign for Black Mesa State Park, 1 mile north on N0080, ½ mile west on E0120.

The lake has two boat ramps, good picnic, camping facilities and state park cabins.

Lake Etling was constructed by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation in 1958.

Good populations of largemouth bass, flathead catfish, walleye, and smallmouth bass are present.

Daily/Size Limits:

Channel and/or blue catfish: six combined per day.

Methods:

Fishing limited to only two rods and reels per person. Fishing limited to rod and reel and bowfishing. No other method of fishing allowed, except cast nets may be used to take bait for personal use.

CLOSED to hunting or taking wildlife by any means.

See specific WMA regulations for other restrictions that may apply to lakes within WMAs.