Oak Creek Lake

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Location: Coke County near Bronte

Fishing cover/structure: Oak Creek Lake has a variety of habitat ranging from brush, standing timber and bridge pilings at the upper end to boat docks, milfoil aquatic vegetation, rocky points and deep structure at the lower end.

2375 acres
  Water clarity: 1 to 5 feet and brown to green colored
  Comments: Oak Creek Lake is a power plant lake. An access fee is required. There are two lodging facilities, one of which has a marina. There are a wide diversity of sport fish to catch at Oak Creek Lake. Some are more abundant than others. Largemouth bass, sunfish, white bass, white crappie and channel catfish are the most abundant. Blue catfish, smallmouth bass and flathead catfish are present in smaller numbers. Thee is an 18-inch minimum and 3-fish daily bag limit on smallmouth bass. Public shore-fishing access is limited. Oak Creek Lake is known as a place to catch a trophy-sized largemouth bass. The boat ramp at the dam is the preferred ramp because it has better parking facilities and boats are more easily launched. Florida laremouth bass were introduced in 1980.
Distance from Abilene:
55 miles
Game Fish Present:
bluegill, blue catfish, channel catfish, flathead catfish, largemouth bass, redbreast sunfish, redear sunfish, smallmouth bass, white crappie
Lake Records: Those that exist as of November 1, 1996.
Species: Weight: Length: Angler: Date:
Blue catfish
Flathead catfish
Hybrid striped bass
Largemouth bass 12.70 25.50 Billy Baker 03/17/96
Smallmouth bass 4.56 21.50 Lee Niemann 05/29/95
White bass
White crappie 1.81 15.50 Bob Long 11/03/94
Black crappie
Redear Sunfish
Smallmouth buffalo

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