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Robert S. Kerr

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Operator: U.S. Corps of Engineers

Location: Robert S. Kerr Reservoir (Google Map) is located 7 miles south of I-40 on US 59.

Recreational Facilities: U.S. Corps of Engineers manages campgrounds and boat ramps.

Find a Fishing Campground: Arkansas River (Robert S. Kerr Pool)

Species of Interest: Blue Catfish, Flathead Catfish, Channel Catfish, Striped Bass, Largemouth Bass, Black Crappie, White Crappie, Paddlefish, Sauger, WalleyeWhite Bass, Bluegill Sunfish

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Physical Description: 

  • Surface area - 43,800 ac.
  • Shoreline length - 278 mi.
  • Volume - 493,600 ac.ft
  • Maximum depth - 52.5 ft.

Management Practices: Sauger and walleye are subject to a 16" minimum to protect sauger broodstock.

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Latest Fishing Report

  • Submitted by:
    Logan Shimp
    Date:
    09/24/2021
    Lake Elevation:
    Normal
    Water Temp and Clarity:
    Murky

    Action: Fair
    Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Hot Dogs, Minnows, Shad, Stinkbait, Sunfish, Worms
    Locations: Below the dam, Main lake, River Channel, Tailwater

    Action: Fair
    Baits:  Buzz Baits, Minnows, Plastics, Small Lures, Spoons, Top Water
    Locations: Brush structure, Coves, Points, River Mouth, Shorelines, Weed beds

    Action: Fair
    Baits:  Hair Jigs, Jigs, Minnows, Small Lures
    Locations: Brush structure, Points, Rocks, Sand bar, Weed beds