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Fishing, Boating and Hunting Permits
Parks & Recreation

Fishing and boating permits are required on all City waters including Lake Hefner, Lake Draper, Lake Overholser and the Oklahoma River. Fishing permits are also required for any of those waters designated as "Close to Home" fishing locations.



Daily fishing permits: $3.50  Valid for 24 hours from time of purchase.

Annual fishing permits: $18.50  Valid for one year from date of purchase.

Boating permits are required for use of any watercraft on City waters. This includes all authorized motorboats, personal watercraft, sailboats, ski boats, fishing boats, racing shells and water skulls, canoes, kayaks and any boats used for recreational and/or transportation purposes. Inflatable boats that are used for boating/fishing and is not categorized as a toy also require a permit. Boating permits are not required for fisherman floats/tubes.

Permit placement: Permit stickers should be adhered to each side of the boat near the stern. Boat owners should also carry a copy of their paper permit on their person when in the water. 

Permit Rates:
Daily boating permits:
$6.25   Valid 24 hours from time of purchase.

Annual boating permits:  $33  Valid for one year from date of purchase.

Fishing and boating permits can be purchased from any of the vendors listed below.

HUNTING PERMITS (for seasonal waterfowl hunting at Stinchcomb and Lake Draper):
Hunting permits for the annual Duck Blinds are available only at the Lake Draper Concession and SuperMart on NW 10th.

Daily hunting permit: $3  Valid 24 hours from time of purchase.
Annual hunting permit: $12  Valid 24 hours from time of purchase.

See our Duck Blind page, or call 297-2211 for more information.

Fishing and Boating Permits
Academy Sports & Outdoors
(Customer Service Counter)
63rd & NW Expressway 405 840-4822
Academy Sports & Outdoors
(Customer Service Counter)
2501 S Broadway - EDMOND 405 715-4530
Academy Sports & Outdoors
(Customer Service Counter)
7700 S Walker Ave. (I-240 & Walker) 405 440-6660
Academy Sports & Outdoors
(Customer Service Counter)
2010 NW 24th Street - NORMAN 405-307-4700
Bass Pro Shop
(Downtown OKC -
Customer Service Counter)
200 Bass Pro Drive 405 218-5200
Conoco Foodmart (Bethany) 8001 NW 39th 405 787-2249
Crawford Tag Agency 10443 N May Ave 405-751-2203
David's Sports Center 6301 NW 10th 405-789-2628
Fun Mart and Mix Shop 6723 N Meridian 405 722-8658
Lake Draper Concession 8301 SE 104 405 799-0870
Lucky Lure Tackle 9427 N May Avenue 405-749-1808
Midwest Oil Phillips 66 (Bethany) 8288 NW 39 405 789-6877
Supermart 9001 NW 10 405 787-5115
Wal-Mart @ Belle Isle 1801 Belle Isle Blvd 405 841-6502
Wal-Mart @ Quail Springs 2000 W Memorial 405 752-1900
Wal-Mart @ NW Expy 7800 NW Expressway 405 720-8272
ORV Permits
Ajax Kawasaki (ORV Only) 8417 S I-35 Service Road 405 634-8400
Crosstimbers Riders Assoc. 405 945-1938

Download a list of permit vendors here.

For more information, or to sign up for regular e-mail information regarding Parks and Recreation programs and activities, e-mail us HERE.