Great Salt Plains Lake

Current Temperature:
59°

Est Water Temperature:
47° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.15 (Falling)

Wind Speed:
North-West at 06 Knots (7 MPH)

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Great Salt Plains Lake
National Pro Reports

Old Hickory Lake, TN
2015-03-20
Spring is finally here and Old Hickory has really been fishing great! The bite has finally returned after several weeks of ice and snow melt compounded by heavy rainfall left the main river along with... [more]

-Ian Huey

Lake Waco, TX
2015-03-11
Fishingnotes.com would like to welcome Puckett Outdoors Guide Service.... [more]

-John Puckett

Lake Guntersville, AL
2015-03-06
Guntersville Lake 5 Mar 2015 %u2013 Over the past week we caught several nice fish on Rattle Baits such as the Azuma Shake-Z, Chatter Baits, Square Bill Crankbaits, swim baits, Tightline jigs and D-bo... [more]

-Jake (Mid South Bass Guide)

Oklahoma Reports

Thunderbird Lake, OK
2015-03-14
6.2lb largemouth bass caught on March 14,2015. The day was cloudy and windy out of the north . The temperature was 62 degrees water temp. 46. The big female had already spawned no eggs but a bloody t... [more]

Great Salt Plains Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Great Salt Plains Lake fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Great Salt Plains Lake water temperature is one of the vital statistics included on this page. We also include the moon phase as full and new moons are generally better fishing times. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!

The Great Salt Plains Lake is well known as a premier lake in northwest Oklahoma for excellent channel cat fishing. Other species regularly stocked include blue catfish, hybrid striped bass and the hybrid saugeye. An annual saugeye fishing derby is held in late winter. Fishing is allowed year round in the area near the dam. The only hunting allowed is on the refuge; it is limited to designated areas and to permit holders selected by drawing. [Great Salt Plains Lake. www.nwk.usace.army.mil, 02/04/2008]
State:
Oklahoma

County:
Alfalfa

Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir

Surface Area (acres):
8700

Lake Management:


Latitude:
36.725038

Longitude:
-98.195729

Water Clarity:


Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):


Normal Elevation (ft):
1125

Boat Access:


Boat Limits:


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Great Salt Plains Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Great Salt Plains Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.3/5
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 47 degrees. If you have a chance to get out on the water, you are going to have to fish deep and slow. Jig fishing and Plastic baits may be your best bet this time of year for largemouth bass. You may also try fishing some sinking jerk baits.
Great Salt Plains Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Great Salt Plains Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 47 degrees. It's time to fish deep and slow. Try some deep primary points, drop offs, and old river channels with rocks. Jigs, plastics and deep jerk baits will be your best bet to boat a smallmouth.
Great Salt Plains Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie fishing is sometimes at its best with the water temperature down this low. Crappie will be in large schools and follow the large shad schools around in extremely deep water. Find the deepest parts of your lake in old river channels and scan your graph for schooling shad. When you find the school, drop your plastics or live bait down to the bottom of the shad and get ready. Many crappie fishermen will be catching awesome numbers and size of fish this time of year. If you are brave enough to get out on the water this time when the water temperature is this cold, it can really pay off. Be careful out there, remember to boat safely. Never take any chances at these temperatures.
Great Salt Plains Lake Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Great Salt Plains Lake Walleye Rating:
   3/5
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Walleye will be staging and getting ready to spawn now. With Walleye spawning grounds generally on gravel and rocky bottoms and preferring clean water. Start looking for pre-spawn fish in deeper waters with easy access to shallow clean water rocky bottoms. Walleye should be feeding aggressively right up until they start laying eggs. This is a perfect time to be fishing for Walleye.
Great Salt Plains Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Great Salt Plains Lake Catfish Rating:
   3.8/5
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The catfish family comprises of blue catfish, flathead catfish and channel catfish. Since catfish are warm water fish, they arenít going to be very active in this water temperature. They will still be feeding, but catfish will only be found very deep and feeding very slowly. Your best bet is give some of the more active fish species in your lake a shot until the cats are active again.
Great Salt Plains Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Great Salt Plains Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
   4.8/5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Spotted bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature down this low. It's time to fish deep and slow. Try some deep primary points, drop offs, and old river channels with rocks. Jigs, plastics and deep jerk baits will be your best bet to boat a Spotted.
Great Salt Plains Lake White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Great Salt Plains Lake White Bass Rating:
   4.7/5
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Great Salt Plains Lake Striped Bass Fishing

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Great Salt Plains Lake Striped Bass Rating:
   5/5
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Great Salt Plains Lake Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:
The crescent moon will have better gravitational pull than a gibbous or half moon. However the affects of the moons gravitational will be decreased since the sun and moon aren't pulling in conjunction with one another. It's time to pay close attention to the other fishing factors in the weather to make the best decision for hitting the water.
Sunrise:
07:29 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
19:47 CST







Great Salt Plains Lake Links
State Department of Wildlife and Parks
http://www.wildlifedepartment.com/fishin...  

State Fishing Licensee
https://www.wildlifedepartment.com/onlin...  

State Fishing Records
http://www.wildlifedepartment.com/listin...  

State Parks
http://www.oklahomaparks.com/  

Weekend Duty Fishing Guide Service Oklahoma
http://www.weekendduty.com/