Canton

Fishing Contact: (580) 474-2668
Game Warden: (580) 623-0206, (580) 623-3255

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Operator: U.S Corps of Engineers

Location: Canton Lake (Google Map) is located 2 miles north of Canton and 18 miles SW of Fairview on Highway 58.

Recreational Facilities: U.S. Corps of Engineers manages campgrounds with full RV hookups, boat ramps and swimming beaches. Canton WMA offers primitive access to the North Canadian River.

Find a Fishing Campground: Canton

Fish Species of Interest: Walleye, Channel Catfish, White Crappie, Black Crappie, Hybrid Striped Bass, White Bass, Largemouth Bass

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Physical Description: 

  • Surface area - 7,910 ac.   
  • Volume - 111,310 ac.ft
  • Average depth - 14 ft.

Management Practices: Fall gillnetting every year to evaluate fish population. Cedar trees are added to refurbish existing habitats.

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Latest Fishing Report

  • Submitted by:
    Mark Walker
    Date:
    09/25/2021
    Lake Elevation:
    Below Average
    Water Temp and Clarity:
    Clear

    Action: Fair
    Baits:  Shad, Slabs
    Locations: Main lake