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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, saugeye, bluegill, green sunfish, redear sunfish, white bass and hybrid striped bass at Lake Carl Blackwell in Oklahoma.

Lake Carl Blackwell, OK

Offering a host of amenities for boating, camping and fishing, Lake Carl Blackwell is a great destination for a weekend getaway or an extended vacation. This 3,400-acre lake in the north-central part of the state, is only 5 miles west of Stillwater.

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Lake Carl Blackwell in Oklahoma is a hidden gem for outdoor enthusiasts, offering a plethora of recreational activities and natural beauty. Fishing at Lake Carl Blackwell is a popular pastime, with anglers flocking to its serene waters in search of their prized catch. The lake is home to a diverse range of fish species, including largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, and catfish. Whether you prefer casting from the shoreline or exploring the lake by boat, Lake Carl Blackwell provides ample opportunities to reel in a satisfying catch.

Lake Carl Blackwell in Oklahoma is a true haven for outdoor enthusiasts, providing a harmonious blend of fishing, boating, and camping experiences. Whether you're seeking the thrill of catching fish, the serenity of gliding across the lake's waters, or the tranquility of camping under the open sky, Lake Carl Blackwell promises unforgettable moments and a deep connection with nature.

Anglers can explore well over 50 miles of shoreline by boat, fish from the bank, or fish from the indoor/outdoor, year-round fishing pier. Crappie, bass, saugeye and hybrid stripers are the most sought after fish species here, but the lake has healthy big catfish and healthy schools of several sunfish. Cabins, RV hookup sites and campsites are all available at the lake.

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Primary fish species residing in Lake Carl Blackwell

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish Black crappie White Crappie Saugeye Bluegill Green Sunfish Redear Sunfish White Bass Hybrid Stripers

Lake Carl Blackwell Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: NEARBY

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Boating is another cherished activity at Lake Carl Blackwell, thanks to its calm waters and picturesque surroundings. Boaters can enjoy leisurely cruises, try their hand at water sports, or simply soak in the peaceful ambiance of the lake. Whether you own a boat or decide to rent one from the marina, there are plenty of opportunities for adventure and relaxation on the water.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Highway 15C Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southeast section of the lake, off Road 51C, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Pine Cove Drive Boat Ramp
Located in the southeast section of the lake, off Road Pine Cone Drive, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.

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Camping at Lake Carl Blackwell is a beloved experience for nature lovers and families alike. The lake offers several well-equipped campgrounds that cater to different camping preferences. From tent camping to RV hookups, visitors can find the perfect spot to set up their temporary home amidst the scenic beauty of the lake. Campers can enjoy tranquil evenings by the campfire, stargaze in the clear night sky, and wake up to the sounds of nature surrounding them.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Lake Carl Blackwell Campground - 405 744-3855

Cimarron RV Park - 405 707-0926

Cedar Crest RV Park - 405 612-7310

Pecan Valley RV Park - 405 762-1010

Lake Carl Blackwell OK Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Carl Blackwell
Lake Carl Blackwell Campground
11000 Oklahoma 51 West
Stillwater, OK 74074
405 744-3855


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