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Operator: The City of Tulsa

Biologist: Brad Johnston, 918-542-8423


Area Description/Facilities: Spavinaw Lake has a primitive camping area located below the dam. There are two public access boat ramps and restrooms along the north side of Spavinaw Lake past the Lake Office. City of Tulsa permits is required for boating and fishing on the lake.

Physical Description: Spavinaw Lake is comprised of 1,548 surface acres with 23.3 miles of shoreline. Normal pool elevation is 680 feet, with a capacity of 26,250 acre-feet of water and a maximum depth of 45.7 feet.

Species of Interest: Largemouth Bass, Black and White Crappie, White Bass, Channel Catfish, and Flathead Catfish

Link to Lake Website:

Latest Fishing Report

  • Submitted by:
    Kody Moore
    Lake Elevation:
    Water Temp and Clarity:
    Upper 50s and stained

    Action: Good
    Baits:  Crawfish, Jigs, Plastics
    Locations: Coves, Points

    Action: Fair
    Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
    Locations: Brush structure, Docks

    Action: Good
    Baits:  Crankbaits, Jigs
    Locations: Creek channels