Fishing

Lake Draper is a great place for Fishing!

Lake Stanley-Draper Marina offers a variety of fishing opportunities. Fishing is available from shore, boat, covered and uncovered fishing piers.

We have live minnows and other bait items.

The Marina has a wide assortment of live bait, including minnows, tackle, and other fishing related items available for sale.

City Fishing Permit:
A City fishing permit and Oklahoma State fishing license are required for persons ages 16 to 62 fishing on all City lakes and fishing waters.

A City fishing permit is not required for children under 16, seniors over 62 and persons legally blind or persons with 60 percent or more disability.

Cost:
Daily permit - $3.50
Annual permit - $18.50 (expires one year after issuance)

Where to Buy Permits
Permits are available for sale (daily or annual) at the Lake Draper Marina. Oklahoma state licenses may also be purchased at the Marina.

Read more about Healthy Fish Consumption at Lake Draper.

Restrictions:
  • Maximum of three rods and reels per person, with no more than three hooks per line.
    Restriction does not apply to artificial lures with more than three hooks - ALL WATERS
  • Bow fishing allowed during daylight only. No crossbows. Arrows may have no more than three points and no more than two barbs on each point. - CITY LAKES ONLY
  • Fisherman float allowed during daylight only, within 100 feet of shore; life jacket and watertight waders required. - CITY LAKES ONLY
Prohibitions:
  • No seines, cast nets or other nets
  • No trot, jug or limb lines
  • No spears, gigs or yo-yos
  • No noodling (hands-only fishing) except in the North Canadian River downstream from the NW 10th Street bridge to the MacArthur Street bridge
  • No snagging ("pulling" or "jerking" a hook or hooks through water to impale a fish)

Daily Possession and Length Limits
Species Minimum Size* Daily Poss. Limit
Largemouth bass: 14" 6
Smallmouth bass: 18" 1
Channel & Blue Catfish: none 15 combined
Crappie: none 37
Walleye: 18" 5
Flathead Catfish: 20" 10
Rainbow Trout: none 6
Other: none none

*Note: Minimum size means fish caught which measure less than minimum size length for that species must be returned to the water immediately. When measuring fish, length is measured from the tip of the snout to the end of the tail, with the fish laid flat on a ruler, mouth closed and tail lobes pressed together.


Read more about Healthy Fish Consumption at Lake Draper.




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