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Claremore Lake
Claremore, Oklahoma

Claremore Lake is located at Claremore, Oklahoma, 2 miles East of SH-66 on Blue Star Drive. This 470 acre lake is a low-land reservoir that was filled in 1929. Since the initial filling in 1929, the lake was raised 5' in 1969 causing some roads to be covered with water.

Florida strain Largemouth Bass were stocked in Claremore Lake in the early and mid 1980's.

There is a water inlet in one of the West coves that supplies water from Oologah Lake. This water inlet will be pumping water into Claremore Lake when the Water Treatment Plant is not using the water.

There is a wheelchair accessible concrete fishing pier near the Lake Ranger's office building. An enclosed fishing dock was completed in 2001 that is located near the Lake Ranger's office building. Children under the age of 5 are not allowed on the enclosed fishing dock and children 5 to 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Leaving the boat ramps, headed North, the first cove on the West side of the lake is closed to boats. This cove is very close to the boat ramps and is where the enclosed fishing dock is located.

There is a 12" - 15" Slot Limit for bass on Claremore Lake.

The deepest part of the lake is 25' feet deep when the water is to the top of the spillway.

There are Largemouth and Spotted Bass in Claremore Lake. The lake record for the Largemouth Bass is 10 lb 7 oz.

You do have to purchase fishing permits to fish on this lake. The yearly permits are good until December 31st of that year.

Fishing Permits:

Permit Daily Yearly
Personal $2 $10
Personal with Claremore utility stub --- ---
Personal under 16 --- ---
Boat $2 $10
Boat with Claremore utility stub --- ---
Enclosed Fishing Dock $3 $10
Enclosed Fishing Dock with
Claremore Utility stub
$2 $4
under 16 $1  

Some of the structure and cover on this lake include:

  • Humps
  • Creek Channels
  • Points
  • Standing Timber
  • Stumps
  • Grass
  • Rock Bluffs
  • Rip-rap dam

Claremore Lake Summary

Location: 2 miles East of SH-66 on Blue Star Drive
Size: 470 acres
Species: Largemouth Bass, Sunfish, catfish, crappie sand bass
Facilities: 2 boat ramps, restrooms, picnic areas, playground for children
Open: 7 days a week, 6am to 10pm
Contact: Lake Ranger Office (918) 341-1238