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This page will be devoted to fishing primarily in Oklahoma but will also include areas in neighboring states.

Some interesting facts about the lakes and waterways in Oklahoma (courtesy of the Oklahoma Water Resources Board):

  • Oklahoma has approximately 11,611 miles of shoreline, slightly less than the estimated combined general (nontidal) coastline of the Atlantic, Gulf, Pacific, and Arctic Coasts (12,383 miles).

  • Oklahoma has approximately 78,578 miles of rivers/streams (about three times the circumference of the Earth and one-third the distance to the moon.)

  • Oklahoma's longest river is the Beaver/North Canadian River (766 miles); the Red River is the second longest (592 miles).

  • Oklahoma contains approximately 1,120 square miles of water area in its lakes and ponds.

  • Oklahoma's largest lake in surface area is Eufaula (105,000 acres); Lake Texoma is second (88,000 acres). The state's largest lake in conservation storage is Texoma (2.6 million acre-feet of water); Eufaula is second (2.3 million acre-feet).