Fishing Stats and Lake Texoma Facts
As a full-time Lake Texoma Striper Guide since 1984, Captain Marty and his guides have been around and witnessed quite a bit happen on Lake Texoma throughout the years. Below are some interesting Lake Texoma facts and fishing statistics on the various species that inhabit Lake Texoma’s waters.
Lake Texoma Facts
Location: A Red River impoundment on the Texas-Oklahoma border northwest of Sherman-Denison, west of US 75
Surface area: 74,686 acres
Maximum depth: 100 feet
Normal Lake Level: 615 to 619 ft.
What to Do: At Lake Texoma you have a variety of water sports activities, reserved camping, fishing trips, , ATV trails, mountain biking, golf courses and other Lake Texoma night life.
Fun Fact: Lake Texoma earns the famous name of “Striper Capital of the World” due to the number of striped bass reproduced in the lake. The striped bass reproduce naturally in their water habitat.
Island Hop: Lake Texoma is home to a number of small islands that offer ample angling and hunting opportunities.
Fishing License Note: Two-thirds of this lake lies in Oklahoma. Anglers with Texas licenses may fish in the Texas portions of the reservoir, or purchase a Lake Texoma license ($12) to fish the entire lake. View License Info