Gone Fishing – In Sand Springs!

Gone Fishing – In Sand Springs! 


The great outdoors in Sand Springs, Oklahoma calls fishermen from around the state to cast their line into our waters where Largemouth Bass, Channel Catfish and many more species can be caught. Fishing nowadays is mostly for sport – the “thrill of the catch” some might say. Well here are a few places around the Sand Springs where you can take your family for a fun day full of fishing!


Sand Springs Lake Park has plenty of amenities for families to have a comfortable fishing experience. Pack up lunch and enjoy free parking, picnic area, trails, bank fishing, peace and quiet! This area is also wheelchair accessible!


Keystone Lake is a short drive from Sand Springs and is the perfect place for shore or boat fishing! You can expect to catch stripers, walleye, bass and catfish, that is… if they are hungry! The Keystone State Park gift shop sells live worms for bait, or you can travel across the dam to Woody’s Bait & Tackle where you can find all kinds of bait for your family to fish with!


McBride Outside is run by Oklahoma local Trent McBride, a lifelong fisherman. McBride Outside is an Oklahoma Fishing Guide Service that claims, “A bend in the pole soothes the soul”! WMcBride offers trips of up to 4-5 hours of fishing on several large lakes including Keystone Lake! When you book a trip, all you need to do is pack your lunch and bring an ice chest for your filets and he’ll take care of the rest! Visit to find out more and book your guided fishing trip today!


Shell Lake is approximately six miles from Sand Springs and provides great recreational opportunities including both bank fishing and boat fishing! Largemouth bass, Channel catfish, and Spotted bass are generally the hot topic of the 900- acre lake that boasts of trees and foliage that make it the perfect haven for fishing!


When you’re headed out to your next fishing adventure, make sure you have the proper gear and permits which can be purchased at your local Walmart or through the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation website. Be safe, and happy fishing!

Read more articles about Sand Springs Recreation here.


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