Kaw Lake

Current Temperature:
73°

Est Water Temperature:
81° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
29.92 (Normal)

Wind Speed:
South-East at 12 Knots (14 MPH)

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Kaw Lake
National Pro Reports

Old Hickory Lake, TN
2014-08-26
Well fall has defiantly arrived early this year on Old Hickory and the fishing has been consistently tough for the most part. Fall fishing on Old Hickory is typically pretty tough and usually doesn%u... [more]

-Ian Huey

Oklahoma Reports

Skiatook Lake, OK
2014-09-01
The HYbrid/Stripers are putting ob the feed bag for winter. Lots of nice fish being caught. Last trip out on the Aug. 19th we caught 53 real nice ones.... [more]

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]
State:
Oklahoma

County:
Kay

Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir

Surface Area (acres):
17000

Lake Management:
Army Corps

Latitude:
36.806593

Longitude:
-96.865845

Water Clarity:
3-6 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):


Normal Elevation (ft):
1010

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Kaw Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Kaw Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   2.9/5
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is going to be pretty slow at 81 degree water temperature. Bass will start moving much slower and feeding less aggressively until the water temperature starts to get back down to comfortable levels. When the water temperature is up this high, it's time to get out fishing early and late in the day when the sun is not on the water. When you can get out for the entire day, it's a great time to fish some deeper water. Many large bass are taken this time of year since bass fishermen typically gets out deeper and fish slower with larger baits. Like any other time of year, the slower you fish with bigger baits on the deep drops and river channels, the better chance you have at a lunker. This is a great time to catch a trophy. Good luck out there today!
Kaw Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Kaw Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   1.8/5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be pretty slow at this water temperature. Bass will typically start moving much slower and feeding less aggressive until the water temperature starts to get back down to comfortable levels. When the water temperature is up this high, get out fishing early and late and cast in the shallows. When the sun is up it will be time to get out into deeper water, try fishing some drop offs and deep channel bends.
Kaw Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Kaw Lake Crappie Rating:
   3.7/5
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Your lake crappie will be much more lethargic in the water temperature. They will be in deeper and cooler water. Crappie will be feeding; however they will not be feeding aggressively unless the other fishing factors are at prime levels. Find some moving water that is clear and you should find some more aggressive fishing.
Kaw Lake Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Kaw Lake Walleye Rating:
   2/5
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With the water temperatures up this high, the walleye will really be moving slow and feeding even slower. It will be extremely difficult to stay on fish and catch good numbers. There will be good days that you can find a good pattern and fill the live well up. The good days of walleye fishing will be fewer and farther between until the water temperature gets back down. Good luck.
Kaw Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Kaw Lake Catfish Rating:
   3.8/5
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Unlike most North American fish species, blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish are comfortable when the water temperature is this high. They will be feeding and moving in typical patterns. You will start having a little better luck if you can get to some moving water that is adding a little more oxygen for the baitfish and the catfish will be there also.
Kaw Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Kaw Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
   3.1/5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Spotted bass fishing is going to be pretty slow at this water temperature. Bass will typically start moving much slower and feeding less aggressive until the water temperature starts to get back down to comfortable levels. When the water temperature is up this high, get out fishing early and late and cast in the shallows. When the sun is up it will be time to get out into deeper water, try fishing some drop offs and deep channel bends.
Kaw Lake White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Kaw Lake White Bass Rating:
   4/5
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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 Striped Bass Rating:
   3.6/5
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Kaw Lake Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:
The affects of the moon on freshwater fish and game are at a minimum right now. There will be another full moon coming up here in a few days. The fisherman should never use this as an excuse to not get on the water. The affects of the moon can only enhance the outcome of a day's fishing not decrease potential catch for today. On days without the new or full moon, all other factors including weather, barometric pressure, wind and cloud cover will make up today's equation for success.
Sunrise:
07:03 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
19:49 CST







Kaw Lake Links
State Department of Wildlife and Parks
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State Fishing Licensee
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State Fishing Records
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State Parks
http://www.oklahomaparks.com/  

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