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Game Warden (County):
(918) 625-4873(Muskogee)
(918) 625-4691(Muskogee)

Taft lake is an impoundment of Pecan creek that was originally constructed by the State of Oklahoma as a water supply for a hospital  Taft lake has a surface area of 59 acres with an average depth of 10 ft. and a maximum depth of 33 ft.  Taft is a fairly clear lake with an average visibility of 5 ft.

Taft is located approximately 6 miles W of Muskogee on hwy 62.

Lake Details

Shoreline Length: 1.90 mi.
Max. Depth: 33.00 ft.
Surface Area: 59.00 ac.


Muskogee County

Hwy 64 W of Muskogee approximately 6 miles.  Lake is on the Southside and the turn-off is designated by a road sign.

  • No camping available
  • Shoreline access  
  • Gravel boat ramp 

Taft lake receives Florida Largemouth fingerling stockings when available in order to increase the trophy potential of the Largemouth bass population.  Threadfin shad are stocked to serve as a supplemental forage to increase the seasonal forage base.


Allowed methods: up to two rods and reels per person.