American Horse Lake near Geary is a no boating lake that offers bank fishing and tube fishing. Facilities include picnic tables, a water well and primitive campsites. No other facilities are available.

The lake supports an abundant population of good-sized bluegill and catch and release only bass. Shoreline length is seven miles and the lake covers 100 surface acres. American Horse Lake is operated by the Oklahoma Wildlife Department.

A conservation passport is required of all individuals, residents and nonresidents who enter Department owned lands, unless exempt. Exemptions include persons who possess an annual hunting, fishing or combination license; a lifetime hunting, fishing, or combination license; senior citizen lifetime hunting, fishing, or combination license; disability hunting or fishing license; and residents under age 18. Go to to purchase licenses and conservation passports.

Blog: Oklahoma Overland

Place: American Horse Lake

Visited: September 26th, 2009

Location: 35.63094, -98.50537