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Hefner

Fishing Contact: (405) 325-7288 ODWC or (405) 297-1426 OKC P&R

Fees & Facilities: (405) 297-1426

Game Warden: (405) 343-5489, (405) 203-3176,
(405) 203-3178

Check out specific area regulations by clicking here.

Operator: OKC Water Trust Authority

Directions: Between NW Grand Blvd and Hefner Road, and Hefner Parkway (S.H. 74) and MacArthur Avenue. 

Area description: Lake Hefner is an urban lake bustling with life, rated as one of the best lakes for sailboarding. Boat dock, fishing docks, enclosed heated fishing dock, picnic areas, grills, restrooms, playgrounds, group shelters, nature trail, running track, softball field, golf course with pro shop and cart rental, model airplane field, and soccer field. Boat slips and dry storage are available. Shoreline length is 18 miles, lake acreage 2,500, average depth 29 feet, maximum depth 94 feet, walking/jogging trail 9 miles. Activities: Stars & Stripes Park, fishing, boating, sailing, sailboarding, jogging.

Physical description: Shoreline length is 18 miles, lake acreage 2,500, average depth 29 feet, maximum depth 94 feet, walking/jogging trail 9 miles.

Sportfish: Walleye, striped bass hybrid, blue catfish, flathead catfish, white crappie, bluegill sunfish, green sunfish, channel catfish & white bass

Management practices: Annually stocked with walleye and striped bass hybrids.  Occasionally channel catfish.  

Special fishing regulations: OKC fishing license needed in addition to a state fishing license unless exempt.    https://www.okc.gov/departments/parks-recreation/lakes-and-fishing/fishing-regulations

Lake Hefner
Portland and Lakeshore Dr
Oklahoma City

Latest Fishing Report

  • Submitted by:
    Tim Campbell
    Date:
    04/11/2021
    Lake Elevation:
    Normal
    Water Temp and Clarity:
    59 and clear

    Action: Good
    Baits:  Hair Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
    Locations: Dam, Docks, Shallows

    Action: Good
    Baits:  Buzz Baits, In-line Spinnerbait
    Locations: Brush structure, Coves, Weed beds

    Action: Good
    Baits:  Cut Bait, Live Shad, Worms
    Locations: Channels, Dam, Main lake