Rules & Regulations

Lake Sahoma & Pretty Water

Proof of city permit required for fishing, boating, camping, and hunting. 

Helpful Numbers

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Sahoma Bait & Concession Store        918-227-1534
Sapulpa Parks Administration              918-227-5151
Sapulpa Police Department                 918-224-3882
Creek County Sheriff’s Office              918-224-4964
Fish & Game Warden                          918-625-6801

Lake / Campground Rules

  • Speed limit 15 MPH
  • Supervise children at all times
  • Drive only on designated roads
  • Day use only at Pretty Water Lake
  • Camp only in designated areas at Lake Sahoma.
  • Build fires only in existing fire rings
  • Keep dogs on leash and remove all defecation. No pets on or inside Indoor Fishing Dock.
  • Pretty Water limited to boats without attached gasoline motors.
  • Boats on Sahoma limited to maximum 12 horsepower
  • Speed limit 12 mph in main body of Lake Sahoma and 4 mph in west end of lake and in coves/fingers.

Fishing Regulations

  • State fishing license and city fishing permit required
  • 2 Pole limit per person (In addition to 1 pole limit inside Indoor Fishing Dock)
  • 5 Trout / Catfish limit: Catch & Keep (No Culling)
  • No Panfish limit
  • Catch & Release fish must be unharmed and released immediately
  • Rod and Reel only

Prohibited at Sapulpa Lakes

  • Unsupervised children
  • Swimming/Wading (Lakes are city water supply)
  • Golfing
  • Fish Culling
  • In-use, unattended Fishing Poles
  • Trotlines, juglines, throwlines, limblines, yo-yos, seines, throw nets, and attaching lines to poles/docks
  • Smoking Indoors (including Indoor Fishing Dock)
  • Firearms (unless engaged in hunting with proper permit)
  • Glass Containers
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Littering and dumping
  • Vandalism and destruction (Penalty for vandalism and destruction of city property Violations SEC. 1-108 up to $500 fine, restitution cost, and/or jail)
  • Boats with attached gasoline motors prohibited only on Pretty Water Lake

This list of rules and regulations is not exhaustive. For a complete list of City Ordinances for Sapulpa Parks, Recreation, and Cemetery, visit