Tishomingo WMU, photo by John Carter

Tishomingo WMU

Contacts

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

Area Acres
3,150 ac.

Tishomingo WMU is approximately 3,700 acres co-managed by ODWC and the USFWS to provide public hunting opportunities. The Washita River runs through the area providing large areas of river bottom flood plain habitat. The remainder of the area is a mix of hardwood timber hillsides with some agricultural fields. Many lakes and ponds are located on the area as well.

Main Entrance: 

2 miles southwest of Tishomingo on highway 377, then south on McAdams road .6 miles to entrance.  

Area can also be accessed from the south end of Airport Rd., and the south end of South Dogwood Rd. in Tishomingo. 

  • Deer: White-tailed deer are present in fair numbers.  
  • Turkey: Rio Grande wild turkeys are present in fair numbers, but limited by available habitat. 
  • Rabbit: Both cottontail and swamp rabbits are present.  
  • Furbearers: Coyote, bobcat, and raccoon are available.  
  • Dove: Present in fair numbers in season.  
  • Waterfowl: Waterfowl are usually present in good numbers when habitat conditions are favorable.

Food plots, Agricultural leases, and prescribed fire are the primary management practices used.

Camping is allowed in 7 designated camp sites.

Lakes on area:

The Washita River as well as many small lakes and ponds on the area offer many fishing opportunities.

Reeves Ravine, Whiskey Lake, Mule Lake, Bobcat Gulch, and Lost Lake are located on the area. 

All hunters must sign-in and sign-out at the designated location(s) on the WMU. All shotgun hunting is restricted to federally approved nontoxic shot.

Closed Seasons
Pursuit with Hounds, Trapping
Same As Statewide Seasons
Deer Archery, Youth Deer Gun, Deer Muzzleloader, Deer Gun, Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Crow, Turkey Fall Archery
Seasons w/ Special Restrictions
  • Turkey Fall Gun

Tom only, shotgun only.

  • Waterfowl

Hunting hours for waterfowl close at 1 p.m. daily.

  • Quail, Squirrel, Rabbit, Snipe, Woodcock, Predator/Furbearer Calling

Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.

  • Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring

One-tom limit; seasons combined.

Additional Restrictions:

Hunter and angler camping is allowed in designated areas.

Closed to all air-driven watercraft.