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Fish Species On Texoma 2017-03-01T20:20:14+00:00

Fishing Lake Texoma – The Ideal Striped Bass Lake

Texoma is an 89,000 acre lake on the Red River bordering both Texas and Oklahoma which is widely recognized as a top fishing lake among all Oklahoma and Texas lakes. Lake Texoma to some, is one of the most popular recreation destinations in the Southwest. Lake Texoma was built by the Corps of Engineers, impounded in 1944, and was stocked with largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, hybrid striped bass, blue and channel catfish, both black and white crappie along with the native sand bass from the Red and Washita Rivers.

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Spotted Gar

What Is A Spotted Gar? Lake Texoma Fish Species Identification from Texoma Guide Dan Barnett Description Lepisosteus is Greek, meaning "bony scale," and oculatus is Latin, meaning "provided with eyes." This [...]

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Drum

What Is A Freshwater Drum? Lake Texoma Fish Species Identification from Texoma Guide Dan Barnett Description Aplodinotus is Greek for "single back," and grunniens is Latin for "grunting, referring to the [...]

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White Bass

What Is White Bass? Lake Texoma Fish Species Identification from Texoma Guide Dan Barnett Description Morone is of unknown derivation. The species epithet chrysops is Greek meaning "golden eye." As with [...]

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Striper

What Is A Striper? Lake Texoma Fish Species Identification from Texoma Guide Dan Barnett Striper Description The striped bass is the largest member of the sea bass family, often called "temperate" [...]

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Spotted Bass

What Is A Spotted Bass? Lake Texoma Fish Species Identification from Texoma Guide Dan Barnett Description Micropterus is Greek meaning "small fin" [see Guadalupe bass for further explanation]. The species epithet [...]

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Buffalo Carp

What Is A Smallmouth Buffalo? Lake Texoma Fish Species Identification from Texoma Guide Dan Barnett Description Ictiobus and bubalus are both Greek words meaning "bull fish" and "buffalo," respectively. The back [...]

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Gizzard Shad

What Is Gizzard-Shad? Lake Texoma Fish Species Identification from Texoma Guide Dan Barnett Description Dorosoma is Greek for "lance body," referring to the lance-like shape of young shad. The species epithet [...]

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Flathead

What Is A Flathead Catfish? Lake Texoma Fish Species Identification from Texoma Guide Dan Barnett Description Pylodictis is Greek meaning "mud fish," and olivaris is Latin for "olive-colored." Flathead catfish are [...]

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Channel Cat

What Is Channel Catfish? Lake Texoma Fish Species Identification from Texoma Guide Dan Barnett Description ctalurus is Greek and punctatus is Latin, meaning "fish cat" and "spotted," respectively. Channel catfish are [...]

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Blue Cat

What Is A Blue Catfish? Lake Texoma Fish Species Identification from Texoma Guide Dan Barnett Description Ictalurus is Greek meaning "fish cat," and furcatus is Latin, meaning "forked," a reference to [...]

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Alligator Gar

What Is An Alligator Gar? Lake Texoma Fish Species Identification from Texoma Guide Dan Barnett Description Gars are easily distinguished from other freshwater species by their long, slender, cylindrical bodies, their [...]

What is the Texoma Grand Slam?

The Texoma Grand Slam is catching all five of the following species in the same day: Striped Bass, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, White Bass and Spotted Bass. This is a rare but achievable goal and Dan Barnett is one of the few guides that has made this happen for his customers. If you would like to be one of the select few who has achieved this goal, book a trip with me today to go Smallmouth Bass fishing on Lake Texoma, and we’ll give it a shot. Catching all five of Lake Texoma’s best sporting fish in the same day is something to truly remember. It just doesn’t get better than this!

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