Osage WMA, Western Wall Unit

Osage WMA – Western Wall Unit

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Game Warden (County):

Area Acres
7,329 ac.
Area Non-Ambulatory Acres
422.76 ac.

Osage WMA - Western Wall Unit covers 7,329 acres of Osage County in northeast Oklahoma. The Osage WMA also includes the Rock Creek Unit (3,722 acres).

Osage WMA is a mixture of cross-timbers, tall grass prairie and river bottom habitats.

Bottom land habitats occur along the Rock Creek, Pond Creek, and Mud Creek drainages. Upland sites are a mixture of tall grass prairie and post oak-blackjack ridges. The average annual precipitation for the area is about 40 inches. 

Western Wall Unit 

From Pawhuska: 12 miles north on State Hwy 99, 4 miles west on CR4151, follow the signs.

  • Quail: Bobwhite quail are present in fair numbers. 
  • Deer: White-tailed deer present in fair numbers.  
  • Turkey: Rio Grande turkeys are present in fair numbers.  
  • Rabbit: Cottontail are found in fair numbers. 
  • Furbearers: Coyote, bobcat, raccoon, beaver and fox are found in fair numbers. 
  • Dove: Limited dove hunting opportunities due to the lack of agricultural fields. 
  • Waterfowl: Very limited opportunity on small ponds or creeks. 
  • Squirrel: Fair hunting opportunities for both Fox and Gray squirrels. 
  • Greater Prairie Chicken: Present in low numbers, closed season.
  • Bald Eagle: Eagles are occasionally seen in the winter months. 

Approximately 25 acres are planted annually to cool season grasses and legumes. Controlled cattle grazing and prescribed fire are utilized to manipulate habitat on about 9,500 acres and about 50 acres of openings are created and maintained with herbicide, tree shear, or mowing. 

One primitive camp ground is located on the Rock Creek unit. Camping is not permitted on the Western Wall unit.

Lakes on area:

Some fishing opportunities exist in creeks and small ponds.

Unless otherwise provided, firearms are restricted to shotguns with pellets and rimfire only.

Closed Seasons
Deer Gun, Deer Muzzleloader, Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Turkey Fall Gun
Same As Statewide Seasons
Turkey Fall Archery, Deer Archery, Youth Deer Gun
Seasons w/ Special Restrictions
  • Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Crow, Waterfowl, Predator/Furbearer Calling, Trapping

Closed from the opening day of deer archery season through deer gun season.

  • Quail, Snipe, Woodcock, Rabbit, Squirrel

Closed from the opening day of deer archery season through the first nine days of deer gun season.

  • Pursuit with Hounds

Closed from the opening day of deer archery season through deer gun season and closed during spring turkey season.

  • Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring

One-tom limit; seasons combined.

Additional Restrictions:

Closed to all nonhunting activities from Oct. 1 - Jan. 31 and during spring turkey season.

No camping allowed.

Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department
Post Office Box 52002
Oklahoma City, OK 73152-2002
(800) 652-6552 or (405) 521-2409 
www.travelok.com

Bartlesville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
201 SW Keeler
PO Box 2366, Bartlesville OK 74005
918-336-8708
1-877-273-2004