Fobb Bottom WMA

Fobb Bottom WMA


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

Area Acres
2,205 ac.
Area Non-Ambulatory Acres
695.51 ac.

Fobb Bottom WMA is located on the shores of Lake Texoma in southern Marshall County. The nearest town is Willis, Oklahoma. The area is 2,205 acres in size and consists of mainly flood plain with about 700 acres being agricultural fields, and limited pockets of upland habitat.

From Madill: 16 miles south on U.S. Hwy 377, 1½ miles west on Fobb Bottom Rd, south into area.

  • 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.
  • Bald Eagle: Eagles winter in all areas of the WMA.

Management efforts focus on extensive agricultural plantings as well as producing native foods such as ragweed and sunflower.  Prescribed burns are conducted when conditions permit.

In designated areas only.

Fishing opportunities exist on Lake Texoma, particularly for striped bass. Fishing also good for black bass and catfish species (flathead, blue and channel catfish).

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

Closed to antlerless hunting after opening day.

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

Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.

  • Turkey Fall Gun

Tom only, shotgun only.

  • Trapping

Open to water sets, live box traps and enclosed trigger traps only.

  • Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring

One-tom limit; seasons combined.

Additional Restrictions:

Hunter and angler camping is allowed in designated areas.

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We discuss scheduled federal listings of threatened and endangered species with the Wildlife Department’s endangered species biologist.

Mar 23, 2023

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