Sequoyah County, 22 miles SE of Muskogee, OK 12,900 acres Shoreline: 130 miles Tenkiller Crossing, where the dam is located, is named for a famous Cherokee family and was a primary route across the Illinois River in frontier days. Approximately 2,590 acres of land west of the lake is licensed to the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife for a state game management area. Popular game species include deer, quail, dove, duck, geese, rabbit & squirrel. Anglers may choose from various species bass species, crappie, catfish, bream and walleye. Rainbow trout are stocked below the dam.