Fisheries Biologist: 918-297-0153
Wildlife Biologist (Wister WMA): 918-721-2990
Directions: Wister lake is located two miles south of the town of Wister on Highway 270.
Area Description/Facilities: Good fishing opportunities exist at the 7,000 acres Wister Lake, particularly for catfish and crappie. The Poteau River above Wister Lake is also a good area for springtime runs of White Bass. Primitive camping sites are offered throughout Wister Wildlife Management Area (WMA). Two concrete boat ramps are available on the Poteau River portion of the WMA. Modern campsites and cabins are available at nearby Wister Lake State Park. Wister Lake State Park can be reached at 918-655-7756.
Species of Interest: Bass, Largemouth - Bass, Spotted - Bass, White - Catfish, Channel - Catfish, Flathead - Crappie, White - Sunfish, Bluegill
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