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Broken Bow

Broken Bow Lake

Operator: USACE

Fisheries Biologist: 918-297-0153

Wildlife Biologist (Broken Bow WMA): 580-298-7152

Directions: Broken Bow Lake is located approximately 9 miles North-North East of the town of Broken Bow.

Area Description/Facilities: This lake offers a wide range of recreational opportunities: fishing, hunting, camping, picnicking, boating, sightseeing, swimming, and hiking.

Physical Description: Surface area – 14,000 acres, Volume - 918,070 acre-feet, Average Depth – 62ft, Max Depth 185 feet, Shoreline Length- 180 Miles

Species of Interest: Bass, Largemouth - Bass, Smallmouth - Bass, Spotted - Bass, Striped (Hybrid) - Bass, White - Catfish, Channel - Catfish, Flathead - Crappie, Black - Crappie, White - Sunfish, Bluegill - Sunfish, Redear - Walleye

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Latest Fishing Report

  • Submitted by:
    Dru Polk
    Lake Elevation:
    Water Temp and Clarity:

    Action: Good
    Baits:  Bill Baits, Crankbaits, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
    Locations: Brush structure, Shallows, Standing timber

    Action: Fair
    Baits:  Grubs, In-line Spinnerbait, Jigs
    Locations: Channels, Creek channels, River Channel

    Action: Good
    Baits:  Hair Jigs, Jigs, Minnows
    Locations: Brush structure, Shallows, Shorelines