Lower Illinois River Fishing

If you’re in search of a truly year-round fishing location, look no further than the Lower Illinois River. Considered one of the best trout fisheries in Oklahoma, this river provides excellent fishing, even during the coldest winter days. Located below Lake Tenkiller, you can find some huge walleye swimming in schools in the stream. And if you’re looking for giant bass, head out to the Lower Illinois River during the hot summer months when they are most active.

Lower Illinois River Fish:

Lower Illinois River boat ramps:

The following boat ramps provide access to Lower Illinois River.

Strayhorn Marina Boat Ramp
Tenkiller Ranch Rd Notchietown, OK