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Operator: USACE

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 Descriptoin/Facilities: Good fishing opportunities exist at the 7,000 acre 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 camp sites and cabins are available at nearby Wister Lake State Park. Wister Lake State Park can be reached at 918-655-7756.

Physical Description:

Species of Interest: Bass, Largemouth - Bass, Spotted - Bass, White - Catfish, Channel - Catfish, Flathead - Crappie, White - Sunfish, Bluegill

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Wister State Park

Latest Fishing Report

  • Submitted by:
    Thomas Gillham
    Lake Elevation:
    Water Temp and Clarity:

    Action: Slow
    Baits:  Other
    Locations: Other

    Action: Slow
    Baits:  Other
    Locations: Other

    Action: Slow
    Baits:  Other
    Locations: Other