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Game fishes allowed to be taken on refuge are those listed in the State of Oklahoma Fishing Regulations. See Fishing Map for locations of areas open to fishing. Fishing shall be in accordance with all applicable State laws.
Taking of the various game fish and the designated creel limits are as specified in the State of Oklahoma Fishing Regulations.
Snagging and netting are prohibited on the refuge.
The taking of turtles and mussels is prohibited.
Bowfishing is allowed on the refuge during daylight hours from May 15 - September 30, only as specified in the State of Oklahoma Fishing Regulations.
lines, jug lines, limb lines, and yo-yo's are allowed in the Deep Fork
River only. These types of lines must be marked with the owners name and
address and must be attended according to time limits specified in the
State of Oklahoma Fishing regulations guide. Abandoned lines are a hazard
to people and wildlife and must be removed when the owner no longer intends
on maintaining and attending the lines. These lines are prohibited in
sloughs, ponds and impoundments to protect wading birds such as herons,
and egrets from becoming entangled or hooked.
allowed according to State of Oklahoma Fishing Regulations.