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Oklahoma Fishing Report December 10 2014

Oklahoma Fishing Report December 10, 2014

CENTRAL

Arcadia: December 10. Elevation 1/2 ft. above normal, water clear. White bass fair on lipless baits and chrome gay blades. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut bait along Arrowhead Point and riprap. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around riprap. Report submitted by Sheila Hutton.

Hefner: December 9. Elevation below normal, water 44-47 and clear. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on grubs and jigs in chartreuse and white at 10-15 ft. along the dam and riprap. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 15-28 ft. along riprap and dam. Walleye fair on grubs and jerk baits at 8-10 ft. along riprap and the dam at daylight and late evening. Channel and blue catfish good on chicken liver and cut bait at 20-40 ft. along riprap and the dam. Report submitted by Lucky Lure Tackle.

NORTHEAST

Ft. Gibson: December 4. Elevation above normal, water 45 and clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 15-20 ft. along creek channels, docks and coves. Blue, flathead and channel catfish fair on cut bait and shad at 15 ft. along the river channel and creek channels. Report submitted by Rick Stafford.

Kaw: December 7. Elevation rising, water 40 and clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 12-20 ft. around brush structure and riprap. Blue catfish fair on juglines baited with cut bait and shad at 12-20 ft. in the main lake. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Kay County.

Lower Illinois: December 7. Elevation normal, water 50-55 and clear. Trout good on orange Power Bait and in-line spinnerbaits below the dam, tailwaters, riffles below the dam and deep holes. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

McMurtry: December 9. Elevation below normal, water 58 and clear. Crappie fair on minnows, jigs and worms at 6-12 ft. around docks, points and brush structure; most fishing activity has been from docks with minnows. Report submitted by Jared Avilez, Park Operations Manager at Lake McMurtry.

Tenkiller: December 8. Elevation 4 ft. below normal, water mid 50s and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass slow on plastic baits and jigs at 10-20 ft. around brush structure and the main lake. Crappie slow on minnows and tube jigs at 15-20 ft. around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by Monte Brooks of Cookson, OK.

SOUTHEAST

Arbuckle: December 6. Elevation below normal, water 52 and clear to stained. Crappie fair on minnows, jigs and spoons at 15-36 ft. around brush structure, creek channels and weed beds and at 25-35 ft. around brush piles. White bass fair on Alabama rigs, spoons, crankbaits, sassy shad and CC spoons in chrome at 6-37 ft. around coves, points and creek channels. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, jerk baits, jigs and Alabama rigs at 6-15 ft. around brush structure, riprap, points and steeper banks. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: December 8. Elevation normal, water 50 and clear. Trout excellent on Power Bait, in-line spinnerbaits, spoons, near deers, woolly buggers, flashbacks and egg patterns at 3-6 ft. below waterfalls and downstream of breaks in current. Approximately 2,400 rainbow trout were stocked on December 4. Channel catfish fair on stinkbait, chicken liver and cut bait at 4-7 ft. around rocks, channels and current in deeper pools. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Eufaula: December 7. Elevation 3 ft. below normal, water clear. Largemouth bass slow. White bass slow. Blue catfish fair on fresh shad along shallow flats. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around docks with brush and riprap areas. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Robert S. Kerr: December 8. Elevation normal, water murky. Blue, flathead and channel catfish excellent on cut bait, live bait and chicken liver in the river channel and the main lake. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around channels and brush structure. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: December 6. Elevation below normal, water 62 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair on crankbaits and plastic baits at 15-20 ft. around brush structure and creek channels. Striped and white bass good on live shad, sassy shad and slabs at 15-20 ft. in the main lake and river channel. Channel and blue catfish fair on live bait, worms and stinkbait at 10-20 ft. along coves, riprap, the river channel and cleaning stations. Crappie and sunfish fair on minnows, tube jigs and small lures at 5-20 ft. around docks and brush structure. Report submitted by Danny Club, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

SOUTHWEST

Foss: December 8. Elevation 18 1/2 ft. below normal with gates closed, water mid 40s and clear. Striped bass hybrids fair on slabs in deep water. Walleye slow on live bait. Crappie slow on live bait. Catfish slow. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B&K Bait House.

Tom Steed: December 8. Elevation below normal, water 42. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait and shad on bottom along flats. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.

Oklahoma Fishing Report December 4 2014

Oklahoma Fishing Report December 4 2014

CENTRAL

Hefner: December 3. Elevation normal, water 42-46 and clear. White bass and striped bass hybrids are good on grubs, lipless baits and chrome gay blades. White and chartreuse grubs working the best. Walleye fair in and around rip-rap and dam on jerk bait and grubs at 4-10 ft. Best ones being caught early morning and late evening. Channel and blue catfish good in and around rip-rap and dam on cut bait at 20-30 ft. Crappie good in and around rip-rap and dam on minnows and jigs at 12-20 ft. Report submitted by Lucky Lure Tackle.

Wes Watkins: December 1. Elevation below average. Crappie slow in standing timber on minnows. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed in Pottawatomie County.

NORTHEAST

Ft. Gibson: Elevation above average, water 44 and clear. Crappie fair around docks and brush structure on minnows and tube jigs at 15-20 ft. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair in river channel and main lake on live shad and cut bait at 15-20 ft. Report submitted by Rick Stafford.

Lower Illinois: November 30. Elevation normal, water 55 and clear. Trout good below the dam and riffles on powerbait and midges in deep holes. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

McMurtry: December 1. Elevation below normal, water semi-murkey. Crappie slow around docks on minnows at 6-12 ft. Few crappie caught off west and east docks. Report submitted by Jared Avilez, Park Operations Manager at Lake McMurtry.

Perry CCC: December 2. Elevation normal, water murky. Trout excellent in and along coves and shorelines on spinnerbaits. Most small spinners seen to be working well, some fishermen are having luck with power bait. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.

Tenkiller: December 1. Elevation 3 ft below normal, water clear and steady. Crappie fair in and around docks and brush structure on tube jigs at 15-20 ft. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass slow in and around main lake and points on plastics and jigs at 10-15 ft. Report submitted by Monte Brooks of Cookson, OK.

SOUTHEAST

Arbuckle: November 29. Elevation below average, water 61 stained to clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass slow in main lake, coves and brush structure on jigs, Alabama rig and crankbaits at 0-15 ft. White bass fair in coves, river channel and creek channels on Alabama rig, slabs, spoons and crankbaits at 4-37 ft. Crappie slow in brush structure and creek channels on hair jigs and minnows at 37 ft. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: December 3. Trout good in channels, on sandbars, below waterfalls and breaks in currents on powerbait, in-line spinnerbait, spoons, San Juan worms, eggs patterns, nymphs and woolly buggers at 1-7 ft. Approximately 2,400 trout were stocked on November 25. Channel catfish fair in channels, rocks, deeper pools and on sandbar on chicken liver, stinkbait and cut bait at 4-8 ft.

Eufaula: November 30. Elevation 3 ft below normal, water clear. Largemouth bass slow. White bass slow. Blue catfish fair on fresh shad in shallow flats. Crappie fair in and around boat docks with brush and standing timber on minnows and jigs. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Robert S. Kerr: Elevation normal, water murky. Blue, channel and flathead catfish excellent in main lake and river channel on shad and chicken liver. Crappie fair around points and rocks on jigs and minnows. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Haskell county.

Texoma: November 30. Elevation below average, water 62 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair in and around brush structure, river channel and creek channel on plastics, spinnerbaits and crankbaits at 15-20 ft. Striped and white bass good in and around main lake, coves and river channel on live shad, sassy shad and slabs at 15-30 ft. Channel and blue catfish fair in rip-rap, creek channels and cleaning stations on worms, stinkbait, live bait at 10-20 ft. Crappie and sunfish fair in and around docks, creek channels and brush structure on tube jigs, small lures and minnows at 10-15 ft. Report submitted by Danny Club, game warden stationed in Bryan county.

SOUTHWEST

Foss: November 26: Elevation 18.5 ft below normal. Water mid to high 40s and clear. Gates are closed and the main boat ramp is still open. Hybrid bass good on slabs in mid to deep water. Walleye fair on live bait. Catfish slow. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B&K Bait House.

Ft. Cobb: November 29. Elevation below average, water 50 and fair. Crappie fair around docks on jigs at 8-10 ft. Saugeye fair at docks and points on live shad. Striped bass hybrids fair in and around docks, brush structure and coves on live shad and minnows. Report submitted by Sunset Cove Marina.

Tom Steed: December 2. Elevation below average, water 42. Blue and channel catfish good along flats on cut bait and shad along bottom. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.

Oklahoma Fishing Report 10 29 14

Oklahoma Fishing Report for October 29, 2014

CENTRAL

Hefner: October 28. Elevation below normal, water 64-67 and clear. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on grubs and sassy shad at 3-10 ft. along riprap. Largemouth bass fair on jigs and crankbaits at 6-10 ft. along riprap. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut bait at 15-30 ft. along riprap. Walleye fair on jigs, sassy shad and jerk bait along riprap. Report submitted by Lucky Lure Tackle.

Wes Watkins: October 28. Elevation below normal. Largemouth bass slow on crankbaits around points. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed in Pottawatomie County.

NORTHEAST

Carl Blackwell: October 28. Elevation below normal, water 69 and dingy. Largemouth and spotted bass slow on rouges, plastic baits, Colorado-bladed spinnerbaits in dark colors and chatter baits. White bass, striped bass hybrids and saugeye fair on live bait, slabs, crankbaits, tube jigs and in-line spinnerbaits at 2-7 ft. along the dam, channels, the main lake, flats and Fox Run Bridge; all three species will be in the same areas feeding on schooled bait fish. Channel and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, shad, live bait, worms, cut bait, cut sunfish, punch bait and stinkbait at 3-6 ft. along shorelines, the main lake, creek channels and Fox Run Bridge. Report submitted by Chris Pulchny.

Kaw: October 27. Elevation below normal, water 76 and clear. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait at 10-18 ft. in the main lake and river channel. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Kay County.

Lower Illinois: October 26. Elevation normal, water 55-65 and murky. Trout good on Power Bait and small lures below the dam, the river channel, Watts area and deep holes after sunrise. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

McMurtry: October 28. Elevation normal, water 65 and murky. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, minnows and shad at 6-12 ft. around docks, river channel and brush structure and fair on chicken liver on bottom off the east dock. Crappie good on minnows, tube jigs, Power Bait and jigs at 6-12 ft. around docks and brush structure. As the water temp cools we are seeing larger populations of crappie moving in to more shallow depths; take your bait to the bottom and every now and then bring it up about a foot until you start catching them. Report submitted by Jared Avilez, Park Operations Manager at Lake McMurtry.

Oologah: October 26. Elevation dropping, water 68 and murky. Channel and blue catfish fair on shad on bottom. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.

Skiatook: October 27. Elevation below normal, water clear. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs at 10-20 ft. around brush structure. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Tenkiller: October 26. Elevation normal, water 72 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits at 3-15 ft. around points and coves. Crappie fair on minnows, hair jigs and tube jigs at 10-15 ft. around brush structure and docks. Channel catfish fair on punch bait and dough bait at 17-27 ft. around main points and the main lake. Report submitted by Monte Brooks of Cookson, OK.

SOUTHEAST

Arbuckle: October 25. Elevation below normal, water 74 and stained. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass on crankbaits, topwater lures and spinnerbaits from the surface to 15 ft. around brush structure, points, weed beds and hydrilla beds early morning. Crappie fair on jigs, grubs, minnows and spoons at 7-33 ft. around brush structure, creek channels and state brush piles. White bass slow on grubs, spinnerbaits, small lures and spoons at 12 ft. around points, creek channels and coves. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: October 27. Elevation normal, water 65 and clear. Smallmouth, largemouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, jigs and grubs at 3-6 ft. around brush structure, points and rocks. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, stinkbait and cut bait at 2-8 ft. along channels, rocks, brush structure and larger pools around current. Bluegill and other sunfish fair on grasshoppers, worms and small lures at 2-5 ft. around brush structure, rocks and the sand bar. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Eufaula: October 26. Elevation 2 ft. below normal, water clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and plastic baits around points. White bass fair on crankbaits and jigs around windy points. Blue catfish fair on shad along shallow flats. Crappie fair on minnow and jigs around boat docks and bridge piers. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Robert S. Kerr: October 28. Elevation normal, water 85. Largemouth and spotted bass good on Alabama rigs, spinnerbaits and bill baits along brush structure and creek channels. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on cut bait along channels and flats. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Texoma: October 26. Elevation 7 ft. below normal, water 74 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on crankbaits, topwater lures and plastic baits at 5-20 ft. along creek channels, riprap and brush structure. Striped and white bass good on live shad, sassy shad and slabs at 10-20 ft. in coves, the river channel and main lake. Channel and blue catfish good on worms, live bait and stinkbait at 10-20 ft. along riprap, river mouth and creek channels. Crappie and sunfish good on minnows, tube jigs and small lures at 5-15 ft. around docks, creek channels and brush structure. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

SOUTHWEST

Tom Steed: October 27. Elevation below normal, water 65. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, shad and stinkbait on bottom along flats. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.

Waurika: October 26. Elevation below normal, water 70. Blue and channel catfish slow on stinkbait around points. Report submitted by Chris Stover, game warden stationed in Stephens County.

Oklahoma Fishing Report September 24 2014

Oklahoma Fishing Report September 24, 2014

CENTRAL

Arcadia: September 24. Elevation above normal, water clear to murky. White bass fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and worms. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and worms. Striped bass hybrids fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and worms. Crappie slow to good on minnows, jigs, worms and niblets at 8-13 ft. along rocky points, brush piles and docks. Catfish slow on cut bait, worms and blood bait. Report submitted by Sheila Hutton, Lake Arcadia.

Hefner: September 22. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits, crankbaits and topwater lures at 3-8 ft. along riprap and coves. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on grubs, sassy shad and gay blades at 6-10 ft. around points and riprap. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 10-20 ft. along riprap and docks. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait, punch bait and cut bait along riprap and the dam. Flathead catfish good on live bait at 6-10 ft. along riprap. Report submitted by Lucky Lure Tackle.

NORTHEAST

Bell Cow: September 21. Elevation below normal, water 80 and murky. Crappie fair on minnows, jigs and Power Bait around brush structure, docks and standing timber. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, stinkbait and worms. Largemouth bass slow on plastic baits, spinnerbaits and tube jigs around standing timber and weed beds. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Carl Blackwell: September 23. Elevation below normal, water 71 and stained. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on jerk baits, tube jigs, rouges and shaky head lures at 2-7 ft. along coves, points, docks the cove west of Fox Run Bridge. White bass, striped bass hybrids and saugeye fair on live bait, slabs, crankbaits and minnows at 2-7 ft. along riprap, creek channels, flats and Fox Run Bridge; the Fox Run Bridge is the easiest bank accessible area to fish, however, the best results will come from the main lake channels and flats. Crappie good on live bait, jigs, hair jigs, tube jigs, small crankbaits and in-line spinnerbaits at 9-14 ft. around docks, brush structure, standing timber and along the dam. Channel catfish fair on cut bait, live bait, chicken liver and dough bait at 1-8 ft. in the main lake, around rocks and docks. Report submitted by Chris Pulchny.

Chandler: September 21. Elevation below normal, water 80 and murky. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around docks. Channel catfish fair on worms, stinkbait and sunfish along shorelines. Largemouth bass slow on in-line spinnerbaits along shorelines. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Copan: September 20. Elevation normal, water 79 and clearing. Blue and channel catfish slow on live bait, shad and worms at 6-10 ft. in the main lake and river channel. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Greenleaf: September 22. Elevation normal, water 71 and clear. Largemouth bass good on weed-less jigs in moss beds and on Biffle Bugs and salt craws along shorelines, creek channels and brush structure. Catfish good on fresh cut bait on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows at 12-17 ft. around fishing docks and brush structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

Hulah: September 20. Elevation normal, water 79 and clearing. Channel and blue catfish slow on chicken liver, shad and worms at 3-8 ft. along channels, riprap and the main lake. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Kaw: September 23. Elevation below normal, water 79 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on buzz baits, topwater lures and spinnerbaits from the surface to 6 ft. along rocks. Walleye slow on crankbaits and rouges at 10-18 ft. around points, rocks and riprap. Blue and channel catfish slow on cut bait, worms and shad at 1-6 ft. along flats, river channel and river mouth. Crappie good on minnows, jigs and tube jigs at 12-20 ft. around brush structure and standing timber. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on crankbaits, topwater lures, spoons and shad from the surface to 30 ft. around riprap, points, the main lake and big water humps. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Kay County.

Keystone: September 23. Elevation below normal, water 76. Blue catfish good on cut bait in channels. Striped bass good on topwater lures along shallows. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois: September 21. Elevation normal, water 55-65 and murky. Trout good on Power Bait and small lures below the dam, in the upper Watts area and deep holes. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

Oologah: September 21. Elevation above normal, water 70 and murky. White bass fair trolling crankbaits at 10-15 ft. along flats. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits and crankbaits at 5-8 ft. around rocks. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-15 ft. around brush structure. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.

Skiatook: September 22. Elevation below normal, water upper 70s and clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-20 ft. around brush structure. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on plastic baits at 10-20 ft. along shorelines. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Tenkiller: September 22. Elevation 4 ft. below normal, water 78 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on crankbaits, topwater lures and plastic baits at 3-25 ft. in the main lake, around points and shorelines; topwater lures early and crankbaits and soft plastic baits later. White bass fair on jigs, spoons and in-line spinnerbaits on the surface in the main lake, along shorelines and around points early and late. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait, punch bait and dough bait at 7-27 ft. around points, creek channels and flats; drift shallow water with cut baits and anchor in deeper water and use dough bait and punch bait. Crappie fair on hair jigs, tube jigs and minnows at 15-25 ft. around docks and brush structure. Report submitted by Monte Brooks, Cookson, OK.

Webbers Falls: September 22. Elevation normal, water 71 and murky. Largemouth bass fair on chartreuse spinnerbaits and bill baits along riprap, brush structure and creek channels. Catfish good on fresh cut bait, sunfish and stinkbait on bottom. Crappie fair at 12-15 ft. around brush structure and bridges. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

NORTHWEST

Canton: September 20. Elevation below normal, water 74 and clear. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on slabs and crankbaits at 4-10 ft. in the main lake. Report submitted by Mark Walker, game warden stationed in Blaine County.

SOUTHEAST

Arbuckle: September 21. Elevation 8 ft. below normal and dropping, water 78 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass slow on topwater lures, jigs and crankbaits from the surface to 19 ft. in the main lake, around brush structure and in the river channels; fishing for bass has been slow but better on overcast days. Crappie fair on grubs, minnows and jigs at 25 ft. around brush structure, in the main lake, creek channels and state brush piles; lots of patience is needed, best early morning. White bass fair on slabs, spoons, jigs and CC spoons at 30 ft. in channels, creek channels, the main lake and creek bends. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Eufaula: September 21. Elevation 2 ft. below normal, water clear. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits and crankbaits around points. White bass fair trolling flats. Blue catfish fair drifting fresh shad along flats. Blue catfish fair drifting fresh shad along flats. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs under bridges and around standing timber. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Robert S. Kerr: September 22. Elevation normal, water 85. Largemouth bass fair on Alabama rigs, small lures and plastic baits around brush structure, points and shorelines. Striped bass fair on Alabama rigs, live shad and cut bait below the dam and in the river channel. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on cut bait, live bait, dough bait and shrimp along the river channel, flats and the main lake. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around brush structure, coves and points. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: September 21. Elevation 5 1/2 ft. below normal, water 82 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on topwater lures, plastic baits and crankbaits at 5-20 ft. around brush structure, riprap and creek channels. Striped and white bass good on topwater lures, live shad, sassy shad and slabs at 10-25 ft. in the main lake, coves, river channel, ledges on the river channel and the cleaning stations. Channel and blue catfish good on live bait, stinkbait and worms at 10-20 ft. along riprap, creek channels, coves and cleaning stations. Crappie and sunfish fair on minnows, small lures, tube jigs and worms at 5-20 ft. around brush structure, docks and creek channels. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

SOUTHWEST

Foss: September 23. Elevation 18 ft. below normal, water 80s and clear. The main ramp is open at the marina. Striped bass hybrids and largemouth bass good on live bait. Catfish fair to good on stinkbait. Crappie slow to fair. Walleye slow. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House.

Tom Steed: September 23. Elevation below normal, water 76 and murky. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut bait on bottom and along flats. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.

Waurika: September 22. Elevation below normal, water 79. Blue and channel catfish fair on stinkbait in the main lake. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Chris Stover, game warden stationed in Stephens County.

Oklahoma Fishing Report September 17 2014

Oklahoma Fishing Report Sept. 17, 2014

CENTRAL

Arcadia: September 17. Elevation above normal, water 73 and clear to murky. White bass fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and worms. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and worms. Striped bass hybrids fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and worms. Crappie slow to good on minnows, jigs, worms and niblets at 8-13 ft. along rocky points, brush piles and docks. Catfish slow on cut bait, worms and blood bait. Report submitted by Sheila Hutton, Lake Arcadia.

Wes Watkins: September 15. Elevation below normal. Crappie slow on minnows around standing timber. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed in Pottawatomie County.

NORTHEAST

Bell Cow: September 16. Elevation below average, water murky. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around brush structure and docks. Channel catfish slow on stinkbait and punch bait along shorelines. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Carl Blackwell: September 17. Elevation below normal, water 73 and clearing. Largemouth bass fair on jigs, jerk baits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits with Colorado blades at 2-8 ft. in coves, points and standing timber. White bass, striped bass hybrids and saugeye fair on lipless baits, minnows, slabs, goldfish and soft plastic jerk baits at 1-5 ft. in channels, along shorelines, flats and the ski point shoreline. Crappie good on minnows, tube jigs, jigs and live bait at 3-15 ft. around docks, riprap and rocks. Channel and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, punch bait, worms, minnows, live bait and goldfish at 2 ft. off the bottom in creek channels, along shorelines and Beaver Cove. Sunfish slow on worms, topwater lures, nymphs and Power Bait at 1/2-2 ft. along docks, shallows, rocks and brush piles. Report submitted by Chris Pulchny.

Chandler: September 16. Elevation below normal, water murky. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around docks. Channel catfish slow on chicken liver and stinkbait along docks and shorelines. Largemouth bass slow on crankbaits and small lures along riprap. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Ft. Gibson: September 16. Elevation above normal, water 81 and clear. Channel catfish good drifting and on juglines baited with live shad and hotdogs at 10-15 ft. in the main lake and along flats. White bass fair on slabs, spoons and in-line spinnerbaits at 8 ft. along flats, points and the main lake and on white rooster tails along windy points around the state park. Crappie fair on jigs and live bait at 15 ft. around brush structure. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits and topwater lures at 8 ft. around brush structure, shorelines and standing timber. Report submitted by Rick Stafford.

Greenleaf: September 16. Elevation normal, water 72 and clear. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits, bill baits and salt crawls in watermelon and pumpkin seed around brush structure, rocky points and moss beds. Catfish good on cut bait and liver on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows at 12-18 ft. around brush structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

Kaw: September 15. Elevation below normal, water 81 and clear. Walleye slow on crankbaits and rouges at 10-18 ft. around points, rocks and riprap. Blue and channel catfish slow on cut bait, worms and shad at 1-6 ft. along flats, river channel and river mouth. Crappie good on minnows, jigs and tube jigs at 12-20 ft. around brush structure and standing timber. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on crankbaits, topwater lures, spoons and shad from the surface to 30 ft. around riprap, points, the main lake and big water humps. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Keystone: September 2. Elevation below average, water 84. White bass excellent on surface with top water lures. White Bass surfacing all morning. Crappie excellent in rocks on minnows at 5-20 ft. Blue catfish good in channels on cut bait. Largemouth bass good along shorelines on plastics. Striped bass good along humps on shad at 20 ft. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois: September 15. Elevation normal, water 60s and clear. Trout slow on in-line spinnerbaits and Power Bait in the tail waters, below the dam, in deep holes with no water running and in eddies with current. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

Oologah: September 15. Elevation above normal, water 75 and murky. White bass fair trolling crankbaits along flats. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-15 ft. around brush structure. Largemouth bass slow on spinnerbaits and crankbaits at 5-8 ft. along rocks. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait at 20 ft. in the river channel. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.

Skiatook: September 15. Elevation below normal, water low 80s and clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-20 ft. around standing timber. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Tenkiller: September 15. Elevation 3 ft. below normal, water 80-82 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on topwater lures, plastic baits and spinnerbaits at 3-5 ft. around brush structure, the main lake and points. Crappie fair on minnows, tube jigs and hair jigs at 10-20 ft. around docks and brush structure. Channel and blue catfish good on punch bait, shad and cut bait at 7-27 ft. in the main lake, around points and creek channels; drift in shallower water and anchor in deeper water with punch bait. Sunfish and bluegill good on worm-tipped jigs around docks and coves. Report submitted by Monte Brooks, Cookson, OK.

Webbers Falls: September 16. Elevation normal, water 73 and murky. Largemouth bass good on salt crawls, bill baits and spinnerbaits in chartreuse at 4-5 ft. along shorelines. Catfish good on sunfish and fresh cut bait on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows at 12-18 ft. around brush structure. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

NORTHWEST

Canton: September 13. Elevation below normal, water 78 and clear. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on crankbaits, slabs and shad at 4-10 ft. in the main lake. Report submitted by Mark Walker, game warden stationed in Blaine County.

SOUTHEAST

Arbuckle: September 13. Elevation 8 ft. below normal, water 80 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass slow on buzz baits, topwater lures, crankbaits and pearl colored flukes from the surface to 15 ft. in creek channels, points and the main lake. Crappie fair on minnows, jigs and grubs at 6-28 ft. around brush structure and state brush piles. White bass fair on lipless baits, grubs and spoons from the surface to 12 ft. in the main lake, around points and riprap; some white bass are chasing minnows and shad during the evening hours on sunny days and spoons and slabs at 35 ft. along drop-offs. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Eufaula: September 14. Elevation 1 1/2 ft. below normal, water clear. Largemouth bass fair on deep running crankbaits and plastic baits around deeper points. White bass fair trolling crankbaits off flats. Blue catfish fair drifting fresh shad along flats. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs under bridges and around standing timber. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Robert S. Kerr: September 15. Elevation normal, water 85. Largemouth bass slow on bill baits, spinnerbaits and flukes along coves, riprap and shorelines. Striped and white bass fair on Alabama rigs, live bait and bill baits below the dam and in the river channel. Blue, channel and flathead catfish excellent on cut bait, live bait and dough bait along shallows, flats and the river channel. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs in the main lake and around points. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: September 14. Elevation 5 1/2 ft. below normal, water 82 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on buzz baits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits at 5-20 ft. along brush structure, creek channels and riprap. Striped and white bass good on live shad, sassy shad, slabs and topwater lures at 10-20 ft. in the main lake, the river channel and coves. Channel and blue catfish good on live bait, stinkbait and worms at 10-20 ft. along creek channels, riprap and cleaning stations. Crappie and sunfish fair on minnows, tube jigs and small lures at 5-20 ft. around docks, creek channels and brush structure. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

SOUTHWEST

Tom Steed: September 16. Elevation below normal, water 76. Blue and channel catfish slow on shad and punch bait on bottom along flats. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.

Waurika: September 15. Elevation below normal, water 79. Channel and blue catfish fair on stinkbait and shad in the main lake and around points. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Chris Stover, game warden stationed in Stephens County.

Oklahoma Fishing Report September 10 2014

Oklahoma Fishing Report September 10, 2014

CENTRAL

Arcadia: September 10. Elevation slightly above normal, water 83 and murky. Crappie good along brush piles and rocky point on jigs and niblets at 10-13 ft. Bass slow to good on crank baits and worms. Catfish slow to good along dam on bloodbath, cut bait and worms. Report submitted by Sheila Hutton, Lake Arcadia.

Draper: September 9. Elevation below normal, water 79. White bass slow on small lures at the inlet. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.

Hefner: September 8. Elevation below normal, water 80-84 and clear. Crappie good on minnows and chartreuse jigs at 12-18 ft. along riprap and docks. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on grubs and gay blades at 6-10 ft. around points and riprap. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut bait and stinkbait at 15-25 ft. along riprap. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits and crankbaits around riprap and points; topwater lures are working pretty well at night. Report submitted by Lucky Lure Tackle.

Thunderbird: September 9. Elevation below normal, water 83. White bass slow on topwater lures and small lures in the main lake. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.

Wes Watkins: September 9. Elevation below normal. Crappie fair on minnows around standing timber. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed in Pottawatomie County.

NORTHEAST

Bell Cow: September 7. Elevation below normal, water 80 and muddy. Crappie slow on minnows around docks. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, stinkbait and minnows around docks and shorelines. Largemouth bass slow on in-line spinnerbaits in weed beds. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Carl Blackwell: September 8. Elevation rising, water 73 and darkly stained. Largemouth and spotted bass slow at points, coves, and rocks on crankbaits, plastics and minnows at 4-6 ft. White bass, striped bass hybrids and saugeye fair in main lake, flats, creek channels, Fox Run bridge and banks on crank baits, slabs, minnows, jigs and suspending jerk baits at 1-7 ft. Crappie fair at docks, standing timber, creek channels and Turkey Hollow cove entrance around submerged brush on minnows, jigs, tube jigs, live bait, black and chartreuse, or black and hot pink Bobby Garland jig combinations tipped with live bait. at 8-14 ft. Channel catfish, carp, and sunfish fair in channels, points, and spillway on punch bait, chicken liver, goldfish, live bait, and preserved baits at 3-9 ft. Flathead catfish fair along shorelines, main lake, coves and brush structure on goldfish, sunfish, live bait at 4-8 ft. Report submitted by Chris Pulchny.

Chandler: September 7. Elevation below normal, water 80 and muddy. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver and worms around docks, shorelines and boat ramps. Crappie slow on worms and minnows around docks and boat ramps. Largemouth bass slow on plastic baits and small lures. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Copan: September 8. Elevation normal, water 79 and clearing. Crappie slow on jigs and tube jigs at 4-6 ft. around brush structure. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on cut bait and shad at 4-8 ft. along creek channels and riprap. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Ft. Gibson: September 5. Elevation above average, water 81 and clear. Channel and blue catfish and trout fair in main lake, river channel and flats on live shad, punch bait and worms. at 10-20 ft. White bass fair in flats, main lake, and points on crankbaits, small lures and spoons, at 10-15 ft. Trolling or wading the points around the state park and the railroad bridge area at Sung Harbor. Largemouth bass fair at points, standing timber and shorelines on buzz baits, spinner baits, and crank baits at 5-15 ft. Report submitted by Rick Stafford.

Greenleaf: September 9. Elevation normal, water 74 and clear. Largemouth bass good on chartreuse spinnerbaits, bill baits, and weedless jigs in moss beds at 7-10 ft. Channel catfish good on fresh cut bait on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows in brush structure at 8-12 ft. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

Hulah: September 8. Elevation normal, water 79 and clearing. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on shad and worms at 4-8 ft. along the river channel, creek channels and the main lake. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Kaw: September 8. Elevation normal, water 80 and murky. Blue and channel catfish slow on cut bait, worms and shad at 1-6 ft. along flats, river channel and river mouth. Crappie good on minnows, jigs and tube jigs at 12-20 ft. around brush structure and standing timber. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on crankbaits, topwater lures, spoons and shad from the surface to 30 ft. around riprap, points, the main lake and big water humps. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois: September 7. Elevation normal, water 60-75. Trout slow on in-line spinnerbaits and Power Bait in the river channel and tailwaters. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

Oologah: September 7. Elevation above normal, water 75 and clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 15-20 ft. around brush structure. White bass fair trolling crankbaits at 10-15 ft. along creek channels. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait at 25 ft. in the river channel. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.

Skiatook: September 8. Elevation below normal, water mid 80s and clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 20-30 ft. around brush structure. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Tenkiller: September 8. Elevation 3 ft. below normal, water 82-84 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on bill baits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits; fish topwater early and crankbaits mid-day. Channel and blue catfish good on punch bait and dough bait at 17-25 ft. and cut bait and shad at 7-20 ft. in the main lake, creek channels and points. Sunfish and bluegill excellent on worms and topwater lures. in coves, brush structure and docks at 10-12 ft. Report submitted by Monte Brooks, Cookson, OK.

Webbers Falls: September 9. Elevation normal, water 75 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on white spinnerbaits and crank baits, spinnerbaits good in riprap, creek channels and brush structure. Channel catfish good on bottom on fresh cut bait and live sunfish. Crappie fair in brush structure on minnows at 2-15 ft. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

NORTHWEST

Canton: September 8. Elevation below normal, water 81 and clear. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on crankbaits, slabs and shad at 4-12 ft. in the main lake. Report submitted by Mark Walker, game warden stationed in Blaine County.

SOUTHEAST

Arbuckle: September 6. Elevation below normal, water 8 ft. below normal, water 84. Largemouth, spotted and smallmouth bass slow on flukes, tube jigs and topwater lures around brush structure, the main lake and weed beds at 10 ft. Crappie fair on minnows, jigs and wiggle-tail grubs in pearl/chartreuse at 3-38 ft. around brush structure, creek channels and state brush piles; larger fish are coming from deeper brush piles. White bass good on grubs, small lures, buzz baits and topwater lures from the surface to 12 ft. along flats, the main lake, riprap and around areas with bait fish. Channel catfish good on dough bait, minnows and worms at 24 ft. around docks, creek channels, the main lake and baited holes up Guy Sandy. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: September 9. Elevation normal, water 82 and clear. Channel catfish good in channels, rocks and near current on chicken liver, minnows and stinkbait at 2-8 ft. Spotted, smallmouth and largemouth bass good at rocks, weed beds and brush structure on spinnerbaits, crank baits, top water and tube jigs at 3-6 ft. Topwater action best at dawn and dusk. Flathead catfish fair in channels, rocks and longer, deeper pools on live bait, sunfish and worms at 3-8 ft. Sunfish and bluegill excellent in shallows, shorelines and flats on crickets, grasshoppers and small lures at 1-3 ft. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Eufaula: September 7. Elevation 1 ft below normal, water clear. Largemouth bass good off points on plastic baits. White Bass fair trolling crank baits on flats. Blue catfish fair drifting flats with shad. Crappie fair under bridges and standing timber on minnows or jigs. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Robert S. Kerr: September 8. Elevation normal, water 87. Largemouth and spotted bass good on bill baits, spinnerbaits and plastic baits around brush structure, creek channels and points. Striped and white bass fair on Alabama rigs, live shad, cut bait and bill baits below the dam and in the river channel. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on cut bait, live bait, dough bait and stinkbait in channels, the main lake and flats. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around brush structure and rocks. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: September 7. Elevation 5 1/2 ft. below normal, water 84 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on crankbaits, topwater lures and plastic baits at 5-20 ft. around brush structure, creek channels and riprap. Striped and white bass good on live shad, topwater lures, sassy shad and slabs at 10-25 ft. in the river channel, the main lake and coves. Channel and blue catfish good on live bait, worms and stinkbait at 10-20 ft. along creek channels, riprap, the main lake, cleaning stations and from the mouth of the Washita River to Johnson Creek. Crappie and sunfish fair on live shad, tube jigs and small lures around docks, brush structure and creek channels. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

SOUTHWEST

Ft. Cobb: September 7. Elevation below normal, water 82 and fair. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around docks. Channel catfish fair on cut bait, hotdogs and shrimp in coves and channels. Saugeye fair on shad and slabs around points, below the dam and around rocks. Report submitted by Sunset Cove Marina.

Tom Steed: September 9. Elevation below average, water 76. Blue and channel catfish and striped bass hybrids fair on flats along bottom on cut bait and shad. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.

Waurika: September 8. Elevation below normal, water 82. Channel and blue catfish fair on shad and stinkbait in the main lake and around points. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Chris Stover, game warden stationed in Stephens County.

Oklahoma Fishing Report September 3 2014

Oklahoma Fishing Report for September 3, 2014 provided by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation

CENTRAL

Arcadia: September 3. Elevation normal, water 82-84 and clear to murky. Crappie good on jigs around brush structure and docks at 8-12 ft. Largemouth bass slow on crankbaits and spinnerbaits. White bass slow on crankbaits and spinnerbaits. Catfish being caught on cut bait, worms and stinkbait. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Sheila Hutton, Lake Arcadia.

Draper: September 2. Elevation below average, water 78. White bass fair in inlet on small lures. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.

Hefner: August 31. Elevation below average, water 84-88 and clear. Striped bass hybrids good early and late on rocks and shorelines on gay blades and chrome grubs at 4-10 feet. Channel and blue catfish fair in riprap on dough bait, stinkbait and cut bait at 15-20 ft. Largemouth bass slow in riprap on live bait and plastics. Walleye fair in main lake on worms, crankbaits and minnows at 14-20 ft. Most good reports are from drifting night crawlers and minnows off lake points. Some are catching while trolling deep running crankbaits. Report submitted by Lucky Lure Tackle.

Overholser: August 26. Elevation dropping, water 76-79 and murky. Carp fair on hotdogs, worms and punch bait below the dam. Channel catfish slow on chicken liver, cut bait and punch bait below the dam and in the river channel. Blue catfish slow on cut bait, punch bait and live bait slow in the main lake and around points. Report submitted by Jerrod Davis, game warden stationed in Oklahoma and Canadian counties.

Thunderbird: September 2. Elevation below average, water 83. Channel and blue catfish fair in riprap on punch bait. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.

Wes Watkins: September 2. Elevation below average. Channel and blue catfish good in brush structure on worms. White bass fair in main lake, surfacing about sunrise, on sassy shad. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed in Pottawatomie County.

NORTHEAST

Bell Cow: September 1. Elevation below average, water 90 and murky. Largemouth bass slow in standing timber on plastics. Channel catfish slow along shorelines on stinkbait. Crappie slow at brush structures and docks on jigs, power bait and minnows. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Carl Blackwell: September 2. Elevation below average, water 73 and stained. Largemouth and spotted bass fair in coves, riprap, and points on jigs, minnows, and goldfish at 3-7 ft. White and striped hybrid Bass and saugeye fair on flats creek channels and main lake on crankbaits, slabs, jigs and minnows at 2-9 ft. Bank bound anglers should try the channel that passes under the fox run bridge for these species. Crappie, bluegill and sunfish fair on docks, spillway, and standing timber on minnows, jigs, small lures and tube jigs at 9-11 ft. Channel catfish good on riprap, coves and shorelines on dough bait, worms, minnows, cut bait and chicken livers at 1-8 ft. Flathead catfish slow main lake, standing timber, rocks on goldfish, minnows, sunfish and crankbaits at 1-9 ft. Report submitted by Chris Pulchny.

Chandler: September 1.Elevation below normal, water 90 and murky. Crappie slow at docks, riprap, and boat ramp on jigs, tube jigs, and minnows. Channel catfish slow at docks, riprap, and shorelines on chicken liver, worms, and stinkbait. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Copan: September 2. Elevation above average, water 83. Channel, blue, and flathead catfish slow in channels, coves, and river channel on shad and sunfish at 8-10 ft. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Ft. Gibson: August 31. Elevation above average, water 83 and clear. White Bass slow on main lake, points, and river channel on crankbaits at 15 ft. Channel, blue, and flathead catfish fair in river channel and main lake on live shad and shad at 15 ft. Crappie slow at docks and on main lake on live bait and tube jigs at 15 ft. Report submitted by Rick Stafford.

Grand: August 31. Elevation below average, water 88. Largemouth bass fair in main lake and points on worms and crankbait. Blue and channel catfish fair in main lake on shad. White bass good on flats on jigs and minnows. Crappie fair in brush structure and docks on jigs and minnows. Paddlefish slow in main lake on snagging. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Delaware County.

Greenleaf: September 2. Elevation normal, water 74 and clear. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits, bill baits, and weedless jigs in moss beds. Channel catfish good on fresh cut bait on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows in brush structure at 8-12 ft. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

Hudson: August 25. Elevation normal, water 82. Largemouth bass and crappie slow on plastic baits at 10-18 ft. around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Rogers and Mayes counties.

Hulah: September 2. Elevation above average, water 83. Channel, blue, and flathead catfish slow on shad and sunfish in channels and river channel at 8-10 ft. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Kaw: September 2. Elevation below average, water 88 and clear. Blue and channel catfish good in flats and river channel on cut bait, stinkbait, and shad at 2-8 ft. Striped Hybrid and white bass slow on main lake and riprap on crankbaits, topwater baits, slabs, and shad at 0-30 ft, focus on main lake humps and windy riprap. Crappie fair on brush structure on jigs and minnows at 18-25 ft. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Keystone: September 2. Elevation below average, water 84. White bass excellent on surface with top water lures. White Bass surfacing all morning. Crappie are excellent in rocks on minnows at 5-20 ft. Blue catfish good in channels on cut bait. Largemouth bass good along shorelines on plastics. Striped bass good along humps on shad at 20 ft. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois: September 1. Elevation normal, water 60-75 and cloudy. Trout slow below dam, watts area, and deep holes on powerbait. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

Oologah: August 31. Elevation below average, water 80 and clear. White bass fair in flats on crankbaits an trolling at 10-15 ft. Crappie fair in brush structure on minnows and jigs at 15-20 ft. Blue and channel catfish fair in river channel on cut bait at 20-25 ft. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.

Skiatook: September 1. Elevation below average, water mid to upper 80’s and clear. Crappie fair in brush structure on jigs and minnows at 20-30 feet. White bass and striped hybrid bass fair in main lake on live and cut shad at 15-30 ft. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Tenkiller: September 1. Elevation below average, water 84 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair in brush structure, main lake and points on plastics, top water, spinner baits at 3-25 ft. Channel, blue and flathead catfish good in creek channels, points and flats on dough bait, punch bait, live bait and cut bait. Sunfish and bluegill good in coves, docks, and shorelines on worms and jigs, tip jigs with worms, at 15-20 ft. Report submitted by Monte Brooks, Cookson, Ok.

Webbers Falls: September 2. Elevation normal, water 76 and murky. Largemouth bass fair on spinner baits, crank baits and bill baits in rocky areas, riprap and creek channels at 5-7 ft. Crappie fair on minnows in brush structure at 12-16 ft. Catfish good on sunfish, fresh cut shad on bottom using drift or trotline. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

NORTHWEST

Canton: August 23. Elevation below normal, water 83 and clear. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on crankbaits, slabs and shad at 4-12 ft. in the main lake. Report submitted by Mark Walker, game warden stationed in Blaine County.

SOUTHEAST

Arbuckle: August 31. Elevation below average, water 83. Largemouth bass slow in brush structure, points, weed beds on tube jigs, top water, crankbaits and fluke at 0-20 ft. White bass fair in main lake, points and riprap on top waters and grubs at 0-6 ft. Crappie fair in brush structure and channels on minnows, grubs, spoons and jigs at 2-31 ft. Channel catfish good in main lake and docks on dough bait and minnows at 20ft. Sunfish slow in shallows on top water and black ant flies 0-4 ft. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: August 25. Elevation normal, water 82 and clear. Channel catfish good on sunfish, stinkbait and worms at 3-8 ft. around channels, rocks and points. Spotted, largemouth and spotted bass good on topwater lures, crankbaits and spinnerbaits at 2-5 ft. around brush structure, weed beds and channels. Flathead catfish fair on sunfish, worms and live bait at 5-7 ft. along channels and rocks; best at night. Sunfish and bluegill excellent on crickets, grubs and small lures at 1-3 ft. along shorelines, shallows and rocks. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Eufaula: August 31. Elevation 0.5 feet below, water clear. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits off the points. White bass fair on trolling crank baits on the flats. Blue catfish fair on shad drifting the flats. Crappie fair on minnows under bridges and standing timber. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: August 24. Elevation normal, water 84. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs at 15-25 ft. in the river channel. Blue catfish slow on cut bait and live bait from the surface to 10 ft. in creek channels and river channel. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.

Lower Mountain Fork River: August 25. Rainbow trout stocking of 1,750 lbs-approximately 2,450 fish. Report submitted by April Drake, ODWC Secretary stationed at Southeast regional office.
Murray: August 26. Elevation below normal, water 82 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on topwater lures, plastic baits and crankbaits from the surface to 20 ft. around docks, points and weed beds. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, stinkbait, worms and punch bait at 10-25 ft. in channels, the main lake and creek channels. Report submitted by Jeremy Brothers, game warden stationed in Carter County.

Robert S. Kerr: September 2. Elevation normal, water 86. Largemouth bass good in brush structure, points and riprap on Alabama rig, tube jigs, and bill baits. Channel, blue and flathead catfish good in river channel and flats on cut bait and live shad. Striped and white bass slow below the dam and in river channel on Alabama rig, bill baits and live bait. Crappie fair in brush structure and rocks with jigs and minnows. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Texoma: August 31. Elevation is 5.5 ft below normal, water is 84 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good in brush structure, creek channels and riprap on crankbaits, top water, and plastics at 10-20 ft. Striped and white bass slow in main lake, river channel and coves on live shad, topwater baits, slabs at 10-20 ft. Channel and blue catfish good in creek channels, riprap, main lake on live baits, worms and stinkbait at 10-20 feet. Crappie and sunfish good on docks, creek channels, brush structures on minnows, tube jigs, small lures at 5-15 ft. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

SOUTHWEST

Tom Steed: September 2. Elevation below average, water 78. Blue and channel Catfish slow in flats on cut bait. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.

Waurika: August 31. Elevation below average, water 82. Blue and channel catfish fair in main lake and points on stink bait and shad. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Chris Stover, game warden stationed in Stephens County.

Oklahoma Fishing Report August 27 2014

Oklahoma Fishing Report August 27, 2014

CENTRAL

Arcadia: August 26. Elevation normal, water 82-84 and clear to murky. Crappie slow on jigs around brush structure and docks. Largemouth bass slow on crankbaits and spinnerbaits. White bass slow on crankbaits and spinnerbaits. Catfish being caught on cut bait, worms and stinkbait. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Sheila Hutton, Lake Arcadia.

Draper: August 24. Elevation normal, water 79. Channel and blue catfish slow on cut bait and punch bait around points and channels. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.

Hefner: August 27. Elevation below normal, water 84-88 and clear. Striped bass hybrids good on grubs and chrome gay blades at 4-10 ft. around rocks and shorelines early and late. Channel and blue catfish fair on dough bait, stinkbait and cut bait at 15-20 ft. along riprap. Report submitted by Lucky Lure Tackle.

Overholser: August 26. Elevation dropping, water 76-79 and murky. Carp fair on hotdogs, worms and punch bait below the dam. Channel catfish slow on chicken liver, cut bait and punch bait below the dam and in the river channel. Blue catfish slow on cut bait, punch bait and live bait slow in the main lake and around points. Report submitted by Jerrod Davis, game warden stationed in Oklahoma and Canadian counties.

Thunderbird: August 24. Elevation below normal, water 84. Channel and blue catfish slow on dough bait and punch bait around points and flats. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.

Wes Watkins: August 25. Elevation below normal. Crappie slow on minnows around standing timber. White bass fair on sassy shad in the main lake surfacing early morning. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed in Pottawatomie County.

NORTHEAST

Carl Blackwell: August 25. Elevation below normal, water 74 and stained. Saugeye, striped bass hybrids and white bass fair on live bait, slabs, crankbaits and jigs at 3-7 ft. along flats, channels, the main lake and Fox Run Bridge. The channels that pass under the bridge are holding a large amount of bait fish and small to keeper size saugeye mixed with white bass and striped bass hybrids are holding here to feed. Channel catfish good on dough bait, minnows, worms and cut bait at 1-7 ft. along channels, riprap, rocks and the shoreline along the dam near Turkey Hallow. Largemouth and spotted bass slow on topwater lures, jerk baits, jigs and spinnerbaits at 1-8 ft. along coves, points and brush structure. Carp good on worms, minnows, punch bait and chicken liver at 2-5 ft. along shallows, weed beds and coves. Report submitted by Chris Pulchny.

Copan: August 20. Elevation normal, water 83 and clearing. Channel catfish slow on chicken liver, shad and worms at 8-10 ft. in channels and the main lake. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Ft. Gibson: August 27. Elevation above normal, water 83 and clear. White bass slow on crankbaits at 15 ft. in the main lake, around points and the river channel. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on live shad at 15 ft. along the river channel and the main lake. Crappie slow on live bait and tube jigs at 15 ft. around docks and the main lake. Report submitted by Rick Stafford.

Greenleaf: August 26. Elevation normal, water 78 and clear. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits, crankbaits and weedless jigs in moss beds, brush structure, creek channels and rocky points. Catfish good on fresh cut bait on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows at 12 ft. around brush structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

Hudson: August 25. Elevation normal, water 82. Largemouth bass and crappie slow on plastic baits at 10-18 ft. around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Rogers and Mayes counties.

Hulah: August 20. Elevation normal, water 80. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on shad and worms at 8-10 ft. in channels, the main lake and tail waters. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Kaw: August 26. Elevation below normal, water 88 and clear. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, shad and worms at 1-6 ft. along flats and shallows. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on crankbaits, topwater lures, spoons and spinnerbaits from the surface to 30 ft. in the main lake and below the dam. Trolling on or near the main lake humps has been the most productive; some topwater surfacing early and late. Extreme caution is to be used while boating. The lake will remain drawn down for the next few months to allow vegetation to grow for waterfowl. Hazards exist throughout the lake. Coon Creek ramp is unusable for all boats. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Kay County.

Keystone: August 26. Elevation below normal, water 84. Blue catfish good on cut bait at 45 ft. in channels. White bass and striped bass slow on spoons along humps. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois: August 24. Elevation normal, water 65-80. Trout slow on Power Bait and small lures below the dam, at the Watts area and deep holes when the sun is up. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

Oologah: August 24. Elevation normal, water 80 and clear. White bass fair on slabs and spoons at 10-15 ft. in the main lake; watch for schooling fish early and late. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait at 20-25 ft. in the river channel. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 15-20 ft. around brush structure. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.

Skiatook: August 25. Elevation below normal, water mid to upper 80s and clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 20-30 ft. around brush structure. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on live shad and cut bait at 25-35 ft. in the main lake. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Tenkiller: August 25. Elevation below normal, water 84 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on topwater lures, spinnerbaits and plastic baits at 3-20 ft. along brush structure, points and shorelines; topwater lures early and plastic baits later in the brush piles. Channel and blue catfish good on dough bait, stinkbait and cut bait at 7-27 ft. in creek channels, flats and the mouths of coves; drift at 7-20 ft. and anchor in deeper water with stinkbait. Sunfish and bluegill good on plastic baits and worms at 5-20 ft. in the main lake, around docks and creek channels. Report submitted by Monte Brooks, Cookson, Ok.

Webbers Falls: August 26. Elevation normal, water murky. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits, buzz baits and Biffle Bugs along riprap, creek channels and brush structure. Catfish good on fresh cut bait and sunfish on bottom. Crappie fair on jigs at 16 ft. around bridges. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

NORTHWEST

Canton: August 23. Elevation below normal, water 83 and clear. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on crankbaits, slabs and shad at 4-12 ft. in the main lake. Report submitted by Mark Walker, game warden stationed in Blaine County.

SOUTHEAST

Arbuckle: August 25. Elevation below normal, water 84. Crappie good on jigs, grubs, hair jigs and white crankbaits at 6-34 ft. around brush structure, docks, the main lake and state owned brush piles. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass slow on crankbaits, topwater lures, jigs, jerk baits and flukes from the surface to 9 ft. around brush structure, weed beds, the main lake and shaded pockets early morning. Channel catfish fair on dough bait and grasshoppers at 21 ft. around docks, the main lake and baited holes. Bluegill fair on topwater lures from the surface to 5 ft. around docks, shallows and shaded areas. Sunfish slow on crickets around docks. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: August 25. Elevation normal, water 82 and clear. Channel catfish good on sunfish, stinkbait and worms at 3-8 ft. around channels, rocks and points. Spotted, largemouth and smallmouth bass good on topwater lures, crankbaits and spinnerbaits at 2-5 ft. around brush structure, weed beds and channels. Flathead catfish fair on sunfish, worms and live bait at 5-7 ft. along channels and rocks; best at night. Sunfish and bluegill excellent on crickets, grubs and small lures at 1-3 ft. along shorelines, shallows and rocks. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Eufaula: August 24. Elevation normal, water clear. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits around deeper points. White bass fair trolling crankbaits along deeper flats. Blue catfish fair drifting deeper flats. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs under bridges and around standing timber. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: August 24. Elevation normal, water 84. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs at 15-25 ft. in the river channel. Blue catfish slow on cut bait and live bait from the surface to 10 ft. in creek channels and river channel. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.

Murray: August 26. Elevation below normal, water 82 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on topwater lures, plastic baits and crankbaits from the surface to 20 ft. around docks, points and weed beds. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, stinkbait, worms and punch bait at 10-25 ft. in channels, the main lake and creek channels. Report submitted by Jeremy Brothers, game warden stationed in Carter County.

Texoma: August 24. Elevation 5 ft. below normal, water 84 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and topwater lures at 5-15 ft. around brush structure, creek channels and riprap. Striped and white bass good on live shad, topwater lures, slabs and sassy shad at 10-25 ft. along the river channel, the main lake and coves; being caught on the ledges of the river from Platter Flats to the island and surfacing in the late evening. Channel and blue catfish good on live bait, stinkbait, worms and chicken liver at 10-20 ft. along coves, creek channels and riprap; being caught at the cleaning station from the mouth of the Washita River to Catfish Bay and on the Red River near Fobb Bottom. Crappie and sunfish fair on minnows, small lures and tube jigs at 5-15 ft. around brush structure, docks and creek channels. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

SOUTHWEST

Tom Steed: August 26. Elevation below normal, water 76. Blue and channel catfish slow on juglines baited with shad in the main lake. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County

Waurika: August 25. Elevation below normal, water 80. Blue and channel catfish fair on shad and stinkbait in the channels, the main lake and around points. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Chris Stover, game warden stationed in Stephens County.

Oklahoma Fishing Report August 20 2014

CENTRAL

Arcadia: August 18. Elevation normal, water clear to murky. Crappie fair on hair jigs and jigs around brush structure and deeper brush. Sunfish fair on worms at 1-4 ft. around docks and shorelines. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Vince Mesis, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.

Draper: August 19. Elevation normal, water 78. Channel and blue catfish slow on cut bait in the main lake. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.

Hefner: August 19. Elevation below normal, water 84-88 and murky. White bass good on grubs, lipless baits and Alabama rigs at 4-8 ft. along shorelines and windy points early and late. Walleye fair trolling deep crankbaits, worms and drifting crawler rigs at 10-20 ft. along the spillway. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and jigs at 6-12 ft. along riprap. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait and stinkbait at 20-30 ft. along riprap and the dam. Flathead catfish good on minnows, goldfish and crankbaits at 8-15 ft. along riprap. Report submitted by Lucky Lure Tackle.

Thunderbird: August 19. Elevation below normal, water 78. Channel and blue catfish slow on cut bait in the main lake. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.

Wes Watkins: August 18. Elevation below normal. Crappie fair on minnows around standing timber. Channel catfish fair on worms around points. White bass good on grubs in the main lake; surfacing about sunrise. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed in Pottawatomie County.

NORTHEAST

Bell Cow: August 17. Elevation below normal, water 90 and murky. Channel catfish fair on stinkbait and shrimp around docks and shorelines. Crappie slow on minnows, jigs and Power Bait around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Carl Blackwell: August 19. Elevation below normal, water 76 and murky. Crappie fair on minnows, jigs and tube jigs at 11-17 ft. around docks, channels, standing timber and enclosed dock north of the store; fish early in the morning or late in the evenings in the shaded areas of the docks produce the largest fish. Striped bass hybrids, white bass and saugeye fair on Alabama rigs, sassy shad, slabs, crankbaits, goldfish and large shiners at 3-10 ft. along flats, creek channels and along the dam. Channel and flathead catfish good on dough bait, worms, minnows and crickets at 1-8 ft. along riprap, rocks and shorelines. Sunfish excellent on crickets, worms, minnows and nymphs from the surface to 4 ft. along shorelines, weed beds and docks. Largemouth bass fair on flukes, plastic baits, minnows and buzz baits at 1-5 ft. along the spillway, riprap and points. Report submitted by Chris Pulchny.

Chandler: August 17. Elevation below normal, water 90 and murky. Crappie fair on minnows, jigs and Power Bait around docks, riprap and the boat ramp. Channel catfish slow on cut bait, stinkbait and sunfish around channels and riprap. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Ft. Gibson: August 15. Elevation above normal, water 82 and clear. White bass good on crankbaits, in-line spinnerbaits and small lures in white and silver at 6-10 ft. around points and the main lake. Trolling or casting the shallow windy points around the golf Course at Western Hills and the Railroad Bridge around Snug Harbor. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on juglines and drift fishing shad, sunfish and stinkbait at 10-25 ft. around the river channel, the main lake and flats. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, plastic baits and buzz baits at 5-15 ft. around points, standing timber and weed beds. Report submitted by Rick Stafford.

Greenleaf: August 19. Elevation normal, water 74 and clear. Largemouth bass good on lead-less jigs, spinnerbaits, bill baits and Biffle bugs. Catfish good on fresh cut bait and stinkbait on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows at 12-16 ft. around brush structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

Kaw: August 18. Elevation below normal, water 85 and clear. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, stinkbait and shad at 2-8 ft. along flats and the river channel. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on crankbaits, topwater lures, spoons and spinnerbaits from the surface to 30 ft. in the main lake and below the dam. Trolling on or near the main lake humps has been the most productive; some topwater surfacing early and late. Extreme caution is to be used while boating. The lake will remain drawn down for the next few months to allow vegetation to grow for waterfowl. Hazards exist throughout the lake. Coon Creek ramp is unusable for all boats. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Kay County.

Keystone: August 19. Elevation below normal, water 85. Crappie and bluegill good on jigs at 2 ft. around docks. Striped bass good on bill baits in channels. Blue catfish good on cut bait in channels. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois: August 18. Elevation normal, water 60-70. Trout fair on Power Bait and in-line spinnerbaits below the dam, tailwaters, river channel and deep holes during the day. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

Oologah: August 18. Elevation normal, water 78 and clear. White bass fair on slabs and spoons at 10-15 ft. in the main lake; look for schooling fish. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 15-20 ft. around brush structure. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait at 20-25 ft. in the river channel. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.

Skiatook: August 18. Elevation below normal, water mid to upper 80s. White bass and striped bass hybrids slow on live shad and cut shad at 25-35 ft. in the main lake. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Tenkiller: August 19. Elevation below normal, water 84 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on spinnerbaits, topwater lures and crankbaits around brush structure, shorelines and docks. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait, punch bait, dough bait and sunfish at 7-27 ft. around points and creek channels and drifting stinkbait in the main lake. Flathead catfish good on cut bait in deep water. Sunfish and bluegill good on worms at 5-20 ft. around docks and shorelines. Report submitted by Monte Brooks, Cookson, Okla.

Webbers Falls: August 19. Elevation normal, water 76 and murky. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits and bill baits along riprap, creek channels and brush structure. Catfish good on fresh cut bait on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows at 12-16 ft. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

NORTHWEST

Canton: August 16. Elevation below normal, water 85. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on live shad, slabs and crankbaits at 4-12 ft. in the main lake. Report submitted by Mark Walker, game warden stationed in Blaine County.

SOUTHEAST

Arbuckle: August 16. Elevation below normal, water 84 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass slow on crankbaits, topwater lures, worms and swim baits from the surface to 15 ft. around brush structure, weed beds and the main lake; topwater action only at first light then use crankbaits or 8-inch worms on a Carolina rig. White bass fair on topwater lures, grubs and small roadrunner type lures from the surface to 15 ft. along riprap, the main lake and points; white bass are chasing minnows and shad in open water and along the dam. Crappie fair on grubs, jigs and hair jigs at 21-32 ft. around brush structure and creek channels; best on breezy overcast days. Channel catfish fair on dough bait and minnows at 21 ft. around baited holes. Bluegill and sunfish good on topwater lures and poppers in shaded shallow areas in late evening. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Eufaula: August 17. Elevation 1/2 ft. above normal, water clear. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits around deeper points. White bass fair trolling crankbaits along deeper flats. Blue catfish fair on a variety of baits along deep flats. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs under bridges and standing timber. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: August 17. Elevation normal, water 83. Crappie fair on jigs at 12-25 ft. in the river channel and standing timber. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.

Murray: August 19. Elevation below normal, water 82 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on plastic baits, topwater lures and crankbaits from the surface to 20 ft. around rocks, points and weed beds. White bass fair on jigs, sassy shad and crankbaits from the surface to 20 ft. in the main lake and around points. Channel catfish fair on cut bait, shad, worms and punch bait at 10-25 ft. around points, creek channels and the main lake. Crappie slow on minnows, jigs and tube jigs at 10-20 ft. around brush structure, points and docks. Report submitted by Jeremy Brothers, game warden stationed in Carter County.

Robert S. Kerr: August 18. Elevation normal, water 85. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on Alabama rigs, flukes and plastic baits around brush structure, riprap and points. Striped and white bass good on live bait, Alabama rigs and bill baits below the dam and in the river channel. Blue, flathead and channel catfish good on live bait, cut bait and punch bait in the main lake, flats and river channel. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around brush structure, the main lake and rocks. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: August 17. Elevation 5 ft. below normal, water 84 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on plastic baits, spinnerbaits, crankbaits and live bait at 5-20 ft. along creek channels, riprap and brush structure. Striped and white bass good on live bait, sassy shad, topwater lures and slabs at 15-25 ft. in the main lake, river channel, from Platter Flats to Johnson Creek and west of Platter flats to the islands; surfacing late evening. Channel and blue catfish good on live bait, stinkbait and worms at 10-20 ft. in the main lake, creek channels, riprap, from the mouth of the Washita River to Alberta Creek and from the islands to Fobb Bottoms on the Red River. Crappie and sunfish fair on minnows, tube jigs and small lures at 5-15 ft. around docks, brush, structure and creek channels. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

SOUTHWEST

Tom Steed: August 18. Elevation below normal, water 78. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, shad and stinkbait at 8-10 ft. in the main lake. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on jigs, live shad and slabs at 10-14 ft. in the main lake. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County

Waurika: August 18. Elevation below normal, water 79. Blue and channel catfish fair on shad and stinkbait in channels and around points. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Chris Stover, game warden stationed in Stephens County.

Oklahoma Fishing Report August 13 2014

Oklahoma Fishing Report August 13 2014

CENTRAL

Draper: August 12. Elevation above normal, water 82. Channel and blue catfish fair on chicken liver and cut bait along riprap and shorelines. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.

Hefner: August 12. Elevation below normal, water 82-86. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on lipless baits, grubs and sassy shad, shad and chrome colors work best, at 3-6 ft. in the main lake, around points and rocks. Channel and blue catfish good on punch bait, dough bait and cut bait at 15-20 ft. along riprap and the main lake. Walleye fair on worms, crankbaits and minnows at 8-14 ft. in the main lake, drifting crawler rigs or trolling deep running crankbaits. Largemouth bass fair on jigs, crankbaits and spinnerbaits at 6-12 ft. along shorelines. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 15-20 ft. along riprap. Report submitted by Lucky Lure Tackle.

Overholser: August 12. Elevation below normal, water 76-80 and murky. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, live bait and punch bait. Carp good on punch bait and worms below the dam. Blue catfish slow on chicken liver, punch bait and live bait in the main lake. Report submitted by Jerrod Davis, game warden stationed in Oklahoma and Canadian counties.

Thunderbird: August 12. Elevation below normal, water 82. White bass fair on crankbaits, topwater lures and small lures in the main lake and points. Channel and blue catfish fair on chicken liver and cut bait in the main lake, riprap and points. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.

Wes Watkins: August 11. Elevation below normal, water clear. White bass fair on spoons in the main lake. Crappie fair on minnows in standing timber. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed in Pottawatomie County.

NORTHEAST

Bell Cow: August 10. Elevation below normal, water 88 and murky. Crappie fair on minnows, jigs and Power Bait around brush structure and rocks. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, stinkbait and punch bait around brush structure, shorelines and boat ramps. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Chandler: August 10. Elevation below normal, water 88 and murky. Crappie fair on minnows around docks, riprap and the boat ramp. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver and stinkbait around docks and riprap. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Copan: August 10. Elevation normal, water 80. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on shad, worms and chicken liver at 4-8 ft. in channels, the main lake and riprap. Crappie slow on hair jigs, jigs and plastic baits at 2-4 ft. around brush structure and coves. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Ft. Gibson: August 10. Elevation above normal, water 81. White bass good on crankbaits and small lures at 8 ft. around points and the main lake. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on live shad, live bait, shad and drifting Carolina-rigged whole shad at 15-20 ft. in the main lake and river channel. Largemouth bass fair on buzz baits and crankbaits at 5-15 ft. in weed beds and brush structure. Report submitted by Rick Stafford.

Greenleaf: August 12. Elevation normal, water 74 and clear. Largemouth bass good on jigs, spinnerbaits and crankbaits along moss beds. Catfish good on stinkbait and fresh cut bait on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows at 14 ft. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

Hulah: August 10. Elevation normal, water 80. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on shad, cut bait and worms at 4-8 ft. in channels, the main lake and river channel. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Kaw: August 11. Elevation below normal, water 85 and stained. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, stinkbait and shad at 2-6 ft. along flats, river channel and below the dam. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on crankbaits, topwater lures, spoons and spinnerbaits from the surface to 30 ft. in the main lake and below the dam. Trolling on or near the main lake humps has been the most productive; some topwater surfacing early and late. Extreme caution is to be used while boating. The lake will remain drawn down for the next few months to allow vegetation to grow for waterfowl. Hazards exist throughout the lake. Coon Creek ramp is unusable for all boats. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Kay County.

Lower Illinois: August 10. Elevation normal, water 60-70 and clear. Trout fair on in-line spinnerbaits and Power Bait along tailwaters and deep holes. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

Skiatook: August 10. Elevation below normal, water mid to upper 80s. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on live shad and cut shad at 25-35 ft. in the main lake. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Sooner: August 11. Elevation normal. White bass and striped bass hybrids slow on live shad and slabs in the main lake. Saugeye slow on crankbaits along riprap. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.

Tenkiller: August 11. Elevation below normal, water 84 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and topwater lures at 3-15 ft. along brush structure, shorelines and points. Channel and blue catfish good on punch bait, shad and shrimp at 17-27 ft. along flats, points and river channel. Sunfish and bluegill excellent on worms at 10-20 ft. around docks. Report submitted by Monte Brooks, Cookson, Okla.

Webbers Falls: August 12. Elevation normal, water 76 and murky. Largemouth bass good on bill baits, jig-and-worm and spinnerbaits along creek channels, riprap and brush structure. Catfish good on fresh cut bait and sunfish on bottom and drifting. Crappie good on minnows at 12-16 ft. around brush structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

SOUTHEAST

Broken Bow: August 10. Elevation normal, water 81. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on Alabama rigs, slabs and plastic baits at 20 ft. around brush structure, standing timber and points. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, stinkbait, punch bait and worms at 10-15 ft. in channels, river mouth and river channel. Crappie good on jigs, tube jigs, spoons and minnows at 20-25 ft. around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: August 10. Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water clear. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits along deeper points. White bass fair trolling crankbaits along flats. Blue catfish fair on a variety of baits along flats and deeper rocky areas. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs under bridges and standing timber. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: August 10. Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water 83. White bass fair on jigs. Blue and channel catfish fair on trotlines baited with sunfish and cut shad in the lake and fair to good on cut bait below the dam during tailwater releases. Crappie fair on minnows at 15-25 ft. around standing timber. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.

Lower Mountain Fork: August 10. Elevation normal, water 65. Trout fair on nymphs along rocks. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Lower Mountain Fork: August 8. Stocked 1,750 lbs., approximately 3,270 rainbow trout. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the southeast regional office.

Murray: August 11. Elevation below normal, water 82 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on topwater lures, crankbaits and plastic baits from the surface to 25 ft. along rocks, points and the main lake. White bass excellent on crankbaits, topwater lures and sassy shad from the surface to 20 ft. in the main lake and around points. Crappie slow on minnows, jigs and small lures at 10-20 ft. around brush structure, points and docks. Channel catfish fair on grasshoppers, shad, punch bait and worms at 10-30 ft. around points, creek channels and the main lake. Report submitted by Jeremy Brothers, game warden stationed in Carter County.

Pine Creek: August 10. Elevation rising, water 73. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits at 10-12 ft. in creek channels and around points. Crappie good on jigs at 14-16 ft. around brush structure and standing timber. Sunfish excellent on worms in the shallows. Channel catfish good on cut bait along river channels. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: August 11. Elevation normal, water 87. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on bill baits, flukes and plastic baits along brush structure, riprap and the river mouth. Striped and white bass good on Alabama rigs, grubs and shad along the river channel. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on shad, cut bait and live bait along the river channel, river mouth and flats. Crappie slow on minnows around brush structure. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Sardis: August 10. Elevation normal, water 85. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on buzz baits, spinnerbaits and plastic baits at 4-14 ft. around brush structure, weed beds and points. Crappie fair on jigs, tube jigs, minnows and live bait at 12-26 ft. around brush structure, standing timber and rocks. Blue catfish fair on cut bait and worms at 12-16 ft. in the main lake, rocks and river channel. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: August 10. Elevation below normal, water 84. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on crankbaits, topwater lures and plastic baits at 5-20 ft. along shorelines, riprap and creek channels. Striped bass and white bass good on live shad, topwater lures, sassy shad and slabs at 10-20 ft. in the main lake and river channel from Platter Flats to Johnson Creek and west to the islands. Channel and blue catfish good on stinkbait, worms and live bait at 10-20 ft. in the mouth of the Washita River, cleaning stations, in the upper Red River to Fobb Bottoms and along riprap. Crappie and sunfish good on minnows, small lures and tube jigs at 5-10 ft. around docks, creek channels and brush structure. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: August 10. Elevation normal, water 82. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on bill baits and crankbaits at 4-8 ft. in creek channels and shorelines early and late. Crappie and bluegill fair on jigs and small lures at 8-12 ft. around brush structure early and late. Flathead catfish fair on sunfish at 4-12 ft. in channels and river channel. Report submitted by Randy Fennell, game warden stationed in LeFlore County.

SOUTHWEST

Foss: August 12. Elevation 18 ft. below normal with gates closed, water mid 80s and clear. Striped bass hybrids good on topwater lures early morning and late evening. Walleye slow on live bait. Catfish fair on trotlines baited with stinkbait. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House.

Tom Steed: August 12. Elevation below normal, water 76. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, stinkbait and shad on bottom along flats and standing timber. Striped bass hybrids and saugeye fair on live bait, minnows and shad at 5-10 ft. along shorelines and flats. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County

Waurika: August 12. Elevation below normal, water 79. Channel and blue catfish fair on shad and stinkbait in the main lake and points. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Chris Stover, game warden stationed in Stephens County.