Kaw Lake

Current Temperature:

Est Water Temperature:
63° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.09 (High)

Wind Speed:
North at 05 Knots (6 MPH)

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Kaw Lake
National Pro Reports

Skiatook Lake, OK
The fish are really turned on at Skiatook. Shorter days and cooler water temperatures have triggered a feeding frenzy at Skiatook. The fish are trying their best to put on body fat to make it through ... [more]

-Steve Carroll

Old Hickory Lake, TN
Fishing has remained hit or miss for us over the last several weeks with some days being better then others and the quality bite very difficult to find. Most of the same patterns that have been produc... [more]

-Ian Huey

Oklahoma Reports

Kaw Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Kaw 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. Vital fishing information for Kaw Lake, including mean water temperature and moon phase. 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!

Kaw Lake is located in north central Oklahoma, approximately 8 miles east of Ponca City, Oklahoma, on the Arkansas River. Project land extends northward into Kansas, ending near Arkansas City. The lake covers 17,000 surface acres and has 168 miles of shoreline at the normal elevation of 1010.00 feet above sea level. Kaw Lake and the Arkansas River have long been known for producing some of Oklahomas largest catfish. Kaw Lake also offers anglers excellent opportunities to catch crappie, sand (white) bass and walleye. [Kaw Lake. www.nwk.usace.army.mil, 02/04/2008]


Inpoundment Type:

Surface Area (acres):

Lake Management:
Army Corps



Water Clarity:
3-6 ft

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Normal Elevation (ft):

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Kaw Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

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Kaw Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

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Kaw Lake Crappie Fishing

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Kaw Lake Walleye Fishing

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This is the water temperature of choice for walleye. They are feeding well and moving in patterns that should be fairly easy to pick up and capitalize on today. Baitfish are not at the peak of activity but they will be in good supply in the deeper water. The lake is really turning on this time of year and the fish should be biting well.
Kaw Lake Catfish Fishing

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Kaw Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

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Kaw Lake White Bass Fishing

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- run up in creeks now catching stringers and stringers had a 300 fish day with myself and my two buddies
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Kaw Lake Striped Bass Fishing

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Kaw Lake Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:
New Moon fishing can be at its best. The gravitational pull on the earth is at its peak when the moon and sun are rising and setting at the same time of day. This combination can generate extraordinary fishing opportunities especially if combined with perfect weather variances. The new moon may have the fish extremely aggressive and actively hunting for food. Try fishing a little faster today and with several different baits and techniques. When fish are more aggressive, its always fun to fish a little more aggressive. Watch the peak fishing times and make sure you are on the water during that part of the day to take full advantage of today?s solar/lunar peaks. Have a great day!
07:47 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

18:35 CST

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