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Tenkiller

Lake Tenkiller

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Operator: U.S. Corps of Engineers

Location: Lake Tenkiller (Google Map) is located 10 miles south of Tahlequah on US 82 and S Indian Rd.

Recreational Facilities: U.S. Corps of Engineers and Oklahoma State Parks manages campgrounds with full RV hookups, boat ramps and designated swimming areas.

Find a Fishing Campground: Tenkiller, Tenkiller State Park

Fish Species of Interest: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Black Crappie, White Crappie, White Bass, Blue Catfish, Flathead Catfish, Channel Catfish, Walleye, Bluegill Sunfish, Green SunfishRedear Sunfish

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Physical Description: 

  • Surface area - 12,900 ac.
  • Shoreline length - 170 mi.
  • Volume - 654,100 ac.ft
  • Maximum depth - 132.7 ft.

Management Practices: Largemouth and smallmouth bass are subject to a 13-16" no harvest slot limit. Crappie must be a minimum of 10-inches and have a daily limit of 15.

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Latest Fishing Report

  • Submitted by:
    Cody Youngblood
    Date:
    09/25/2021
    Lake Elevation:
    Below Average
    Water Temp and Clarity:
    77 and clear

    Action: Fair
    Baits:  Crankbaits, Jigs, Plastics, Spinnerbaits, Top Water
    Locations: Brush structure, Flats, Points, Shorelines

    Action: Fair
    Baits:  Alabama Rig, Jigs, Sassy Shad
    Locations: Channels, Flats

    Action: Good
    Baits:  Minnows, Worms
    Locations: Brush structure, Docks, Rocks, Shorelines