Fort Cobb WMA

Fort Cobb WMA, photo by Kelly Adams

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Game Warden (County):

Area Acres
3,500 ac.
Area Non-Ambulatory Acres
584.67 ac.

Ft. Cobb WMA covers 3,500 acres in Caddo County around the north end of Ft. Cobb lake. Located south of Hwy 152 and east of Hwy 146, the area is a mixture of post oak, blackjack, red cedars and native mixed grasses. The area has uplands, flood plain and creek bottoms. Mixed grasses, plum thickets and eastern red cedar predominate on upland sites. The lake is fed by three tributaries, Willow Creek to the northeast, Lake Creek to the north and Cobb Creek to the west. All of these creeks are timbered with cottonwood, willow and some hardwoods. The annual precipitation for the area is about 28 inches.

From Binger: 12 miles west on State Hwy 152, 3½ miles south on N2490

  • Quail: Bobwhite quail are present, but not abundant. 
  • Turkey: are present but not abundant.
  • Deer: White-tailed deer are present throughout the area. 
  • Rabbit: Primarily cottontails, although a few jackrabbits may be present. 
  • Furbearers: Coyote, bobcat and raccoons are available. 
  • Dove: Dove are fairly common, but not abundant. 
  • Waterfowl: Ducks and geese are usually present in good numbers. 
  • Crows: Crows are present in fair numbers. 
  • Bald Eagle: Found in winter on the state park portion of the lake.  They commonly use islands and points on the lake.
  • Pelicans: Large numbers use the entire lake.

Approximately 22 wildlife feeding areas are planted annually.  Red cedar control is used to improve tallgrass prairie habitat.  The area has a 29 acre wetland development unit which relies on flood water to inundate.  The wetland area is vegetated with native wetland plants.

Camping areas and three improved boat ramps are located on the WMA. Camp sites with hookups are available at the Ft. Cobb State Park (405-643-2249).

Bass, Saugeye, Crappie, Catfish and Hybrid Stripers are found in Ft. Cobb lake.

Unless otherwise provided, all hunting is restricted to archery, muzzleloader, and shotgun only..

All shotgun hunting is restricted to federally approved nontoxic shot on the Walnut Slough WDU portion.

Closed Seasons
Turkey Fall Gun
Same As Statewide Seasons
Deer Archery, Deer Muzzleloader, Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Sandhill Cranes, Crow, Turkey Fall Archery
Seasons w/ Special Restrictions
  • Deer Gun

Open during the first nine days only. Restricted to muzzleloader and shotgun with slug.

  • Youth Deer Gun

Restricted to muzzleloader and shotgun with slug.

  • Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun

Restricted to muzzleloader and shotgun with slug.

  • Snipe, Woodcock, Rabbit, Squirrel, Pursuit with Hounds for Furbearers, Predator/Furbearer Calling

Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.

  • Waterfowl

Hunting hours for waterfowl close at 1 p.m. daily on the WDU portion.

  • Trapping

Open to water sets, live box traps and enclosed trigger traps only through Jan 31. Open same as statewide Feb 1 through end of February.

  • Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring

One-tom limit; seasons combined. Hunting hours close at 7:00 p.m. daily.

  • Quail

Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season. Closed to non-resident hunting February 1-15.

Additional Restrictions:

Hunter and angler camping is allowed in designated areas.

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