Hugo Lake is located in southeastern Oklahoma in Choctaw County
about 10 miles north of the Red River
. The 13,250-acre lake has 110 miles of wooded shoreline and provides excellent habitat for game fish such as largemouth, spotted and white bass, bluegill, buffalo fish, carp, channel and flathead catfish, crappie, drum, and perch, with striped bass available below the spillway.
The 18,000-acre public hunting area provide opportunities to take bobwhite quail, deer, dove, rabbit, squirrel, rabbit and waterfowl in season. Other area wildlife include beaver, fox, opossum and mink.