Caddo Lake WMA: Activities at a Glance
Phone: (903) 679-9817
P.O. Box 226
Karnack, TX 75661
Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) have rules and regulations for hunting not required on private property. Hunters must possess a valid hunting license, the appropriate tags and stamps, as well as the proper public hunting permit. Permits include: Annual Public Hunting Permit (APH), computer drawn Special Permits, and the Regular Permit, which allows daily small game hunting on some areas. Hunters 16 years of age and younger are not required to have a hunting permit, but must have a hunting license and be supervised by a licensed, permitted adult, 18 years of age or older. Hunters and non-hunters must wear hunter orange during daylight hours at any time when firearm hunting for any species is authorized on the unit (except turkeys, waterfowl, and dove). For more details see the rules page for this WMA, the Summary of Fishing and Hunting Regulations and Public Hunting Lands Information and Maps.
Use of horses is allowed only from September 1-22 and June 1-August 31.
Caddo Lake has catfish, crappie, largemouth bass, chain pickerel, and bream.
Viewing wildlife is an enjoyable activity that is available in many of the Wildlife Management Areas of Texas.