Location: Lake Carl Etling (Google Map) is located 26 miles northwest of Boise City in Cimarron County within Black Mesa State Park. Vegetation around the lake is pinon-juniper-mesa type. (S5&6,T4N,R2E).
Driving Directions: From Boise City – 16 miles west on State Hwy 325, 4 miles north on State Hwy 325, 4.5 miles west on E0132 at sign for Black Mesa State Park, 1 mile north on N0080, ½ mile west on E0120.
Recreational Facilities: The lake has two boat ramps, good picnic, camping facilities and state park cabins.
Find a Fishing Campground: Black Mesa State Park
Bait & Tackle Nearby:
- Walmart Supercenter (2600 US-64, Guymon, OK 73942)
Lake History: Lake Etling was constructed by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation in 1958.
- Surface area - 159 ac.
- Volume - 1717 ac.ft
- Average depth - 10.8 ft.
- Shoreline development - 2.3 mi.
- Maximum depth - 38 ft.
- Shoreline length - 4.5 mi.
Description of Fish Management Practices: Good populations of largemouth bass, flathead catfish, walleye and smallmouth bass are present.