Eufaula Lake OK Fish Species

Eufaula Lake spreads mainly across McIntosh and Pittsburg counties, with small portions in Haskell and Okmulgee counties in east central Oklahoma. It is a big lake that covers 102,200 surface acres with 600 miles of shoreline and an average depth of 23 feet. Eufaula Lake rivals Lake Texoma in size.

What Kind of Fish Does Eufaula Lake Have?

Anglers go to Eufaula Lake to fish for largemouth, smallmouth, spotted hybrid, hybrid striped, striped, and white bass, bluegill, channel and blue catfish, black and white crappie, alligator and longnose gar, sauger, green and redear sunfish, and walleye at Eufaula Lake in Oklahoma.

Is Eufaula Lake Good Bass Fishing?

Yes! Lots of huge bass tournaments are held at Eufaula Lake every year. Eufaula Lake hosts bass tournaments year round. The shoreline ranges from vast expanses of sandy beaches to rocky bluffs and standing timber. Eufaula Lake boasts a long fish growing season because it rarely freezes, so fish reach trophy sizes.

Eufaula Lake has been listed as seventh place as one of Oklahoma's Top 25 Bass Lakes. Bass and crappie are the most sought after fish at Eufaula Lake.

The North Canadian, South Canadian, and Deep Fork Rivers feed Eufaula Lake. Its shoreline has a lot of brush, flooded willows, and stumps. The bottom of its lakebed includes rock and boulders to sand and mud. The baitfish hang around the cover, and that is where anglers find bass and crappie. Anglers find striped bass & hybrid striped bass mainly in the tailwaters at Eufuala Lake. Anglers like to use live bait to catch bigger fish.

Bass spawn in waters that range anywhere from 50 to 80 degrees. Lake Eufaula fishing maps include lake info such as gamefish abundance, forage base, water clarity, weedline depth, bottom composition, complete latitude/longitude grid lines, and dozens of GPS waypoints & coordinates.

Are There Walleye in Eufaula Lake Oklahoma?

Yes, there are walleye in Eufaula Lake. Walleye are not the most popular fish to catch, and the population of walleye is not known.

Records from the Wildlife Department indicate that nearly 10 million walleyes have been stocked in Eufaula Lake since 1966. The Eufaula regulars have been catching a small walleye occasionally, usually by accident while trolling for sand bass.

What Is the Biggest Fish Caught in Eufaula Lake?

The Oklahoma state record for the biggest fish caught in Eufaula Lake was a 43 pound, 8 ounce longnose gar at 64 and one half inches with a girth of 23 and one half inches in 2012.

Eufaula Lake Crappie Fishing

April is the best month for crappie fishing at Eufuala Lake. The south side near Crowder is the real hot spot for crappie. Dale Motely, owner of Lakeside One Stop convenience store in Crowder, holds a monthly crappie tournament.

When the crappie are biting on Eufaula Lake, the population around the lake can double in some towns. Crowder, Oklahoma, near the southern part of Eufaula Lake sees a lot of crappie anglers in the spring.

Top Species and Creel Limits

  • Black Crappie: 37 combined white or black/ no size limit.
  • White Crappie: 37 combined white or black/ no size limit.
  • Walleye: 6 limit/ 14″ minimum
  • Sauger: 6 limit/ 14″ minimum
  • Saugeye: 6 limit/ 14″ minimum
  • Trout: See ODWC Regulations
  • Channel Catfish: 15 Combined/ Only one Blue over 30″
  • Blue Catfish: 15 Combined/ Only one Blue over 30″
  • Catfish Flathead: 5 limit no size limit
  • Spotted Bass: no limit or size
  • Striped Bass: 5 limit(except for Lake Texoma) No size limit
  • Striped Hybrid Bass: 20 limit/ Only 5 can be over 30″
  • White Bass: No limit/ No Size Limit
  • Largemouth Bass: 6 per day minimum 14″
  • Smallmouth Bass: 6 per day minimum 14″
  • Alligator Gar: 1 a day/ No size limit

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