Lake Texoma, photo by Kelly Adams


Fees & Facilities:
Game Warden (County):
(580) 320-2948(Johnston)
(580) 320-2959(Marshall)
(580) 320-2951(Marshall)
(580) 320-2950(Johnston)

Operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers.


Lake Texoma (Google Map) is located 5 miles east of Kingston on US 70.

Lake Details

Shoreline Length: 592.70 mi.
Volume: 2722000.00 ac. ft.
Max. Depth: 142.00 ft.
Surface Area: 88000.00 ac.


Bryan, Johnston, Love, Marshall Counties

U.S. Corps of Engineers and Oklahoma State Parks manage campgrounds with full RV hookups, boat ramps and fishing docks.

Florida largemouth bass are stocked frequently.

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Texoma, Marchall County, 580-564-2566

Daily/Size Limits:

Note: Fishing regulations may differ between Oklahoma and Texas portions of Lake Texoma. Check the Texas Fishing Guide for details.

Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass: five combined per day/14-inch minimum for largemouth and smallmouth bass. Striped bass and/or striped bass hybrids: 10 combined per day, of which only two may be 20 inches or longer. White bass: 25 per day/no size limit. All crappie: 37 combined per day/10-inch minimum. Flathead catfish: five per day/20-inch minimum. The attempt to take or harvest alligator gar is prohibited May 1-31. Alligator gar harvest must be reported within 24 hours via E-Check at wildlifedepartment.com.

Texas Side: During May, no person shall take alligator gar from, or possess alligator gar while on, the Red River (including Lake Texoma) and all tributaries that drain directly or indirectly to the Red River on the Texas/Oklahoma border in Cooke, Grayson, Fannin, Lamar, Red River, and Bowie counties.

Texoma Report

Nov 27. Elevation is 3.5 ft. below normal (stable), water temperature 56°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level)

Bass, Striped Good on flukes, live shad around main lake, points, river channel.

Catfish, Blue, Catfish, Channel, Catfish, Flathead Fair on cut bait, dough bait, live bait, live shad, punch bait around channels, coves, creek channels, docks, points, river channel, river mouth.

Crappie, Black, Crappie, White Slow on hair jigs, jigs, minnows, nymphs around brush structure, channels, coves, docks, rocks, standing timber.

Comments: Fishing this week has been good. Striper are being caught dead sticking and using live shad. They have been caught near the Roosevelt bridge and train bridge. Catfish are being caught near the oil wells on live shad. Crappie have been caught on jigs and minnows in 14 to 23 foot of water.

Report submitted by Garrett Beam (Game Warden Bryan County)

Lindsay M
Mike Mikes
Steven F.
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