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

Mar 19. Elevation is Normal (stable), water temperature 55°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level)

Bass, Striped Fair on live shad, plastic baits, sassy shad around channels, creek channels, main lake, points.

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

Crappie, Black, Crappie, White Fair on hair jigs, jigs around brush structure, coves, docks.

Comments: Fishing this week has been slow. Striper are biting on thundersticks while trolling and also live shad. Catfish are being on rod and reel near channels and ledges on live and cut bait. Crappie are starting to bite on jigs and minnows near brush piles and docks.

Report submitted by Garrett Beam (Game Warden Bryan County)

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