Oklahoma fishing: Find the fish with GPS waypoints for fish attractors

102 lakes have the manmade attractors available for anglers.
by Ed Godfrey Modified: June 30, 2012 at 10:41 pm •  Published: July 1, 2012
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Anglers can access the GPS waypoints of manmade fish attractors in 102 Oklahoma lakes on the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation's website, wildlifedepartment.com, at this link http://129.15.97.26/attractors/ 


The Wildlife Department has provided a list of lakes at the link where fisheries personnel have submerged a range of fish attractors such as cut cedar trees, tire reefs, spider blocks, brush piles and even old car bodies.

By clicking on the name of any lake, anglers can access the coordinates for the sunken fish attractors and plug them right into their GPS.

Also listed with each lake is the type fish attracting structure that has been submerged and other unique details that may be available such as the area name where the attractors can be found, their submerged depth, date of placement and whether or not they are marked or accessible from the bank or for persons with disabilities.

“These fish attractors can concentrate larger numbers of fish in specific areas,” said Barry Bolton, chief of fisheries for the Wildlife Department. “This can give anglers an edge, especially if they know a few details about where to find the structure or how deep they are under the surface of the water.

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Ed Godfrey was born in Muskogee and raised in Stigler. He has worked at The Oklahoman for 25 years. During that time, he has worked a myriad of beats for The Oklahoman including both the federal and county courthouse in Oklahoma City for more...
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