Kaw Lake

People on a boat fishing Kaw Lake


Game Warden (County):

Kaw Lake (Google Map) is located 11 miles east of Ponca City on SH 11.

Lake Details

Shoreline Length: 149.00 mi.
Volume: 428600.00 ac. ft.
Max. Depth: 74.50 ft.
Surface Area: 23610.00 ac.


Kay, Osage Counties

U.S. Corps of Engineers manages campgrounds and boat ramps.

Walleye are stocked and brush piles are put into the lake for fish habitat.

Easy access to the water's edge is available in many of the public-use areas. The concrete walk along the spillway is also accessible.

Kaw Lake Report

Mar 27. Elevation is 1 ft. above normal (stable), water temperature 50°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level)

Bass, Largemouth, Bass, Spotted Good on crankbaits, jerk baits, plastic baits, spinnerbaits around main lake, points, riprap, rocks.

Bass, White, Crappie, Black, Crappie, White Fair on hair jigs, jigs, live bait, minnows, small lures around creek channels, main lake, river channel, standing timber.

Paddlefish Good on snagging around below the dam, main lake, river channel.

Report submitted by Spencer Grace (Game Warden Kay County)

Ron Miller
Tom Pond
Larry Simmons
Cody Hasty
Bryce Hamilton
Rin Miller