Arcadia Lake is a reservoir in Northeastern Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA. The lake is northeast of Oklahoma City and east of Edmond. The lake has a surface area of 1,820 acres (7 km˛) and has about 26 miles (42 km) of shoreline. Recreational opportunities at Arcadia Lake include fishing, boating, camping, mountain biking, hiking, disc golf and equestrian trails. Horse rentals are not available, so visitors must bring their own mounts. Facilities include picnic areas, a Frisbee golf course, pavilions, boat ramps, designated swim beaches and an enclosed and heated fishing dock that is handicapped accessible. Arcadia Lake also features RV campsites with full hookups and primitive tent campsites. Parks around the lake include Scissortail Park, Spring Creek Park, Central State Park and Edmond Park.
Elevation above normal, water 73 and muddy. Largemouth bass fair to good on spinnerbaits at 3-8 ft. along the north shore. White bass fair to good on crankbaits. Striped bass and striped bass hybrids fair to good on shad and blood bait near the dam and off points. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait and blood bait around points and the dam. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 2-5 ft. along rocky shores and docks early and late. Report submitted by Sheila Hutton, gate attendant.
Elevation above normal, water 54 and murky. Largemouth bass good on worms at 5-6 ft. along north shore. White bass fair. Blue catfish fair to good on shad at 6-10 ft. in the evenings. Crappie fair to good on minnows and jigs at 7-10 ft. early and late. Report submitted by Sheila Hutton, gate attendant.
Elevation normal. White bass fair to good on spoons into the wind. Catfish fair to good on dough bait around points into the wind and at night along flats and shoals. Crappie fair to good on minnows at various depths. Report by Chance Whiteley, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.
Elevation normal. Channel catfish good on punch bait, stinkbait and liver around points, especially on windy days. Report by Chance Whiteley, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.
February 25. Elevation 3/4 ft. above normal, water semi-clear. Channel catfish good on dough bait at 15 ft. around the northeast cove in mornings. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 8-10 ft. around south enclosed docks at midday. Report by Linnie Mason, gate attendant.
Elevation below normal. Channel catfish good on stinkbait, punch bait and chicken liver at night. Crappie slow at 8-12 ft. Report submitted by Chance Whiteley, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.
March 11. Water murky. Channel catfish slow to fair. Crappie slow to fair on minnows and jigs around structure. Report submitted by Chance Whiteley, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.
Water elevation is below the normal levels, 60 degrees and murky.
Largemouth bass can be caught on plastic worms. The white bass on crankbaits and spinnerbaits. Try for crappie on minnows and crappie jigs by the rocks and boat docks.
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