Location: Lake Burtschi (Google Map) is located in Grady County 10 miles southwest of Chickasha (S29&30, T6N, R8W). Vegetation around the lake is postoak-blackjack forest and tallgrass prairie types.
Driving Directions: From Chickasha - 7½ miles southwest on State Hwy 92. From Cement - 4 miles east on State Hwy 19/U.S. Hwy 277, 2½ miles north on CR2760.
Recreational Facilities: The lake has two boat ramps, five fishing jetties, two fishing piers, several picnic tables and grills, and latrines. Chickasha is the nearest major town in which to obtain picnic and fishing supplies. The lake holds good populations of largemouth bass, crappie and channel catfish along with a popular new addition of saugeye.
Bait & Tackle Nearby:
- Claphans Corner (3894 OK-92, Chickasha, OK 73018)
- Walmart Supercenter (2001 S 1st St, Chickasha, OK 73018)
Lake History: Lake Burtschi was constructed by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation in 1954 and renovated in 1990. Roads to all boat ramps and fishing jetties were renovated in 2017, ramps are located on north and south sides on Burtschi.
- Surface area - 168 ac.
- Volume - 2,140 ac.ft
- Average depth - 5 ft.
- Shoreline development - 2.2 mi.
- Maximum depth - 30 ft.
- Shoreline length - 4 mi.