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Robert S Kerr Reservoir In Oklahoma

Robert S Kerr Reservoir, Oklahoma

Boating, camping and fishing.

Located in the east-central part of the state, at Sallisaw, Kerr Lake, officially Robert S Kerr Reservoir, provides 250 miles of shoreline for boating, fishing and outdoor activities. This is a good lake for pleasure boating and all types of fishing boats. However, be aware of the barge traffic! Keep out of their way and maintain a safe distance. Canoes and kayaks are particularly susceptible to tipping due to wakes from a barge. Kerr Lake has a marina, boat rentals, stores, restaurants and camping in the area. Regarded as one of the top striper fishing lakes in Oklahoma, Kerr Lake is an excellent place to catch a monster striped bass. In addition to stripers there are healthy populations of catfish, crappie, largemouth and spotted bass, white bass, paddlefish, sauger, bluegill and sunfish. Flathead catfish, blue catfish stripers and crappie receive the most attention of local anglers. The 44,000-acre lake is a literal fish factory making it an ideal destination for a quick fishing trip or an extended vacation. Access to the shoreline for fishing from the bank, is available at dozens of locations around the lake, including at the wildlife refuge, five park areas, campgrounds and boat launch ramps.

Robert S Kerr Reservoir Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
Restaurant: YES


Lakeside RV Park & Campground - 918 775-7522

Sallisaw / Fort Smith West KOA Campground - 918 775-2792

Robert S Kerr Reservoir Map


Fish species found in Robert S Kerr Reservoir include largemouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, green sunfish, redear sunfish, white bass, striped bass, paddlefish and sauger.

Largemouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish White crappie Walleye Bluegill Green Sunfish Redear Sunfish White Bass Striped bass Paddlefish Sauger

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Local Contact Information

Robert S Kerr Reservoir
Applegate Cove Marina
113805 S 4605 Rd
Sallisaw, OK 74955
918 775-4522

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