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Oklahoma Fishing Report

CENTRAL

Arcadia: June 24. Elevation rising, water murky. Channel and blue catfish slow on cut bait, shrimp and hotdogs along shorelines, points and docks. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Vince Mesis, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.

Draper: June 24. Elevation above normal, water 78. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around brush structure and docks. Channel and blue catfish good on chicken liver and cut bait along riprap and the main lake. White bass slow on small lures at the inlet and in the main lake. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.

Hefner: June 23. Elevation below normal, water 74-78. Channel and blue catfish excellent on punch bait, live bait and dough bait at 4-8 ft. at the inlet and along riprap. White bass, striped bass hybrids and walleye good on jigs, small lures, live bait and blade baits; the walleye bite is mainly in early morning. Largemouth bass good on jigs, spinnerbaits and topwater lures at 3-6 ft. along riprap and points. Flathead catfish good on live bait and crankbaits at 4-8 ft. along riprap. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 12-18 ft. along riprap. Report submitted by Lucky Lure Tackle.

Overholser: June 24. Elevation rising, water 73-78. Channel and blue catfish good on live bait, punch bait and chicken liver in the river channel and around points. Carp good on punch bait and worms below the dam. White bass and striped bass hybrids slow on minnows and worms in the main lake and around docks. Report submitted by Jerrod Davis, game warden stationed in Oklahoma and Canadian counties.

Thunderbird: June 24. Elevation below normal, water 78. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around brush structure and docks. White bass fair on small lures in the main lake. Saugeye fair on crankbaits and sassy shad around points and shorelines. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver and cut bait in the main lake and along riprap. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.

Wes Watkins: June 23. Elevation below normal. Channel and blue catfish fair on chicken liver, worms and punch bait at 3-10 ft. in coves and along shorelines. White bass fair trolling crankbaits and slabs in the main lake. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed in Pottawatomie County.

NORTHEAST

Bell Cow: June 21. Elevation below normal, water 80. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits and jerk baits around riprap, standing timber and weed beds. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around docks and brush structure. Channel catfish fair on worms, punch bait, cut bait and chicken liver around docks, shorelines and riprap. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Carl Blackwell: June 23. Elevation rising, water 74. Largemouth and spotted bass slow on buzz baits, rouges and minnows at 3-5 ft. in coves, around points and along shorelines. Crappie slow on minnows, jigs, tube jigs and crankbaits at 8-11 ft. around docks, the inlet and standing timber. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on crankbaits, minnows, slabs, in-line spinnerbaits and orange or white curly tailed grubs at 3-7 ft. in coves, the main lake, riprap, flats, in the main channel and along the dam. Channel catfish excellent on cut bait, chicken liver, live bait and punch bait at 1-2 ft. around nesting areas in coves, riprap and points. Flathead catfish fair on goldfish, sunfish, minnows and crawfish at 1-3 ft. in nesting areas in shallows, rocks and creek channels; juglines, limb lines and trotlines are restricted west of the ski line boundary. Report submitted by Chris Pulchny.

Chandler: June 21. Elevation below normal, water 81. Largemouth bass slow on sassy shad and plastic baits in coves. Crappie fair on minnows around docks at night. Flathead catfish excellent on sunfish along shorelines at night. Channel catfish good on cut bait, sunfish and worms along shorelines and rocks. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Copan: June 24. Elevation above normal, water 79. Channel, blue and flathead catfish good on cut bait and shad at 8-10 ft. in the river channel. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Ft. Gibson: June 20. Elevation above normal, water 81. Largemouth bass fair on buzz baits, lipless baits and shad colored poppers at 5 ft. around points, shallows and weed beds. Channel, blue and flathead catfish good on cut bait, shad and punch bait at 15 ft. in the main lake and flats. White bass good trolling in-line spinnerbaits and crankbaits at 6 ft. in the main lake and around points. Report submitted by Rick Stafford.

Greenleaf: June 24. Elevation normal, water 74 and clear. Largemouth bass good on bill baits, crankbaits and spinnerbaits in chartreuse and white. Catfish good on fresh cut bait on bottom. Crappie fair at 8-12 ft. around fishing docks and brush structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

Hudson: June 23. Elevation normal, water 74. Largemouth bass good on buzz baits, topwater lures and plastic baits at 3-20 ft. along brush structure, weed beds and points. Blue catfish good on cut bait and shad at 5-25 ft. below the dam and along the river channel. White bass good on crankbaits, small lures and sassy shad at 8-16 ft. below the dam, in the tail waters and around points. Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Rogers and Mayes counties.

Hulah: June 24. Elevation above normal, water 79. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on minnows and shad below the dam, in the main lake and river channel. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Kaw: June 23. Elevation above normal, water 82. Striped bass, white bass and striped bass hybrids slow on crankbaits, live shad and sassy shad at 10-30 ft. below the dam and in the main lake; fishing below the dam has picked up while the fishing in the main lake has slowed. Flathead, blue and channel catfish good on live bait and cut bait at 3-10 ft. below the dam, along shorelines and rocks. Noodling has picked up since the lake has stabilized. All other fishing slow due to water clarity. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Kay County.

Keystone: June 24. Elevation above normal, water 80. Catfish good on cut bait along drop-offs. White bass good on spinnerbaits and jigs off windy points. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois: June 22. Elevation normal, water 55-65. Releases are occurring daily. Trout numbers are good including larger than normal trout being stocked throughout the last month. Trout good Power Bait and small lures below the dam and Watts area. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

Oologah: June 22. Elevation above normal, water 75. White bass good trolling crankbaits at 10-15 ft. along flats. Blue and channel catfish fair on juglines baited with shad and live bait at 10-15 ft. around rocks. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits at 5-10 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: June 23. Elevation below normal, water upper 70s. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on live shad and cut shad at 25-35 ft. in the main lake. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-20 ft. around brush structure and creek channels. Largemouth bass fair around points. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Tenkiller: June 23. Elevation above normal, water 78. Largemouth bass good on bill baits, spinnerbaits, plastic baits, crawfish and shad at 3-15 ft. in the main lake, around points and shorelines. Crappie fair on minnows, jigs and grubs at 15-20 ft. around brush structure and docks. Sunfish and bluegill excellent on worm-tipped jigs and worms at 5-15 ft. around docks and shallows. Channel, blue and flathead catfish good on minnows and cut bait at 30-40 ft. in channels and flats; use juglines and flip-flops with multiple hooks. Report submitted by Monte Brooks, Cookson, Okla.

Webbers Falls: June24. Elevation normal, water 76 and murky. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits, bill baits, crankbaits and jig-and-worm along riprap, creek channels and brush structure. Catfish good on fresh cut bait and stinkbait drifting or on the mudflats. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 8-12 ft. around bridges and brush structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

NORTHWEST

Canton: June 21. Elevation below normal, water 80. Channel catfish good on minnows and stinkbait along riprap. White bass good and striped bass hybrids on slabs and crankbaits at 4-10 ft. in the main lake. Report submitted by Mark Walker, game warden stationed in Blaine County.

Ft. Supply: June 23. Channel catfish fair on cut bait and worms along riprap and the river channel. Report submitted by Mark Reichenberger, game warden stationed in Woodward County.

SOUTHEAST

Arbuckle: June 24. Elevation above normal, water 79.8. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on bill baits, spinnerbaits and tube jigs from the surface to 22 ft. around brush structure, points and weed beds early morning hours. Crappie good on jigs, hair jigs, minnows and small lures at 15-26 ft. along channels, brush structure and weed beds early morning. White bass fair on lipless baits and grubs from the surface to 12 ft. in creek channels, the main lake and flats. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: June 23. Elevation normal, water 81 and clear. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, worms and punch bait at 3-8 ft. in the river channel, around brush structure and rocks. Smallmouth, spotted and largemouth bass fair on topwater lures, spinnerbaits, jigs and crankbaits at 1-6 ft. in channels, weed beds, rocks and below riffles. Sunfish and bluegill good on crickets, grasshoppers, grubs and in-line spinnerbaits at 1/2-2 ft. along shorelines and shallows. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Broken Bow: June 22. Elevation above normal, water 76. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on Alabama rigs, plastic baits and spoons at 15-20 ft. around brush structure, standing timber and points. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 20-25 ft. around brush structure, standing timber and creek channels. Channel and blue catfish good on chicken liver and worms along channels, shallows and shorelines. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: June 23. Elevation 1/2 ft. above normal, and clear in the east and murky in the west and south. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and soft plastic baits in rocky areas and points. White bass good on slab spoons at 15-25 ft. off flats early and late. Blue catfish fair on various baits in deeper rocky areas and shallow 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: June 22. Elevation normal. Catfish good on trotlines baited with sunfish and goldfish. Blue catfish fair on cut bait below the dam. Crappie fair to good on minnows at 15-20 ft. in standing timber. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.

Konawa: June 24. Elevation normal, water 77. Largemouth bass slow on plastic baits and topwater lures at 2-6 ft. in weed beds, shallows and brush structure. Channel and blue catfish good on crawfish, worms, stinkbait and cut bait at 2-8 ft. around points, shallows and riprap. Report submitted by Tyler Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

Lower Mountain Fork: June 22. Elevation normal, water 65. Trout excellent on Power Bait, plastic baits and nymphs below the dam and in creek channels. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Lower Mountain Fork: June 24. Stocked 2,295 pounds, approximately 3,370 rainbow trout. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the southeast regional office.

McGee Creek: June 22. Elevation above normal, water 76. Largemouth bass fair on Alabama rigs, plastic baits and spinnerbaits at 10-15 ft. around points, rocks and standing timber. Crappie fair on minnows at 10-20 ft. around brush structure. Channel catfish fair on sunfish at 10-25 ft. along riprap. White bass fair on topwater lures and crankbaits in the main lake. Sunfish fair on worms at 2-6 ft. along flats. Report submitted by Larry Luman, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Murray: June 22. Elevation 7 ft. below normal, water 78 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on crankbaits, flukes, jerk baits and plastic worms at 3-9 ft. White bass fair trolling jigs, spoons and deep diving crankbaits. Channel catfish good on stinkbait, worms and chicken liver at 3-6 ft. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs at 10-12 ft. around brush piles and habit buoys. Report submitted by Jeremy Brothers, game warden stationed in Carter County.

Pine Creek: June 22. Elevation above normal, water 69. Largemouth bass good on plastic baits and spinnerbaits in creek channels and standing timber. Crappie fair on jigs at 8 ft. around brush structure. Channel catfish good on worms in shallows. Sunfish excellent on worms at 4-6 ft. around rocks and brush structure. White bass good on topwater lures in the river channel. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: June 22. Elevation normal, water 77. Largemouth and spotted bass good on flukes and spinnerbaits along shorelines and points. White bass and striped bass good on Alabama rigs and grubs in the river channel. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait and live bait along flats and the river channel. Crappie fair on minnows around brush structure. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Sardis: June 22. Elevation normal, water 78. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, sunfish and shad at 10-12 ft. in coves, points and flats. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 12-14 ft. around standing timber, rocks and points. Largemouth bass and striped bass hybrids good on plastic baits, worms, buzz baits and spinnerbaits at 2-20 ft. around points, shorelines and the main lake. Flathead catfish good on sunfish around rocks. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: June 22. Elevation below normal, water 75. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on crankbaits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits at 5-15 ft. in creek channels and riprap. Striped bass and white bass good on live shad, sassy shad and topwater lures at 10-20 ft. in the river channel, coves and creek channels. Channel and blue catfish good on live bait, worms and stinkbait at 10-20 ft. in the river channel, riprap, the Washita River cleaning stations and the Red River at Sanders Island view. Crappie and sunfish good on live bait, minnows, tube jigs and small lures at 5-15 ft. around brush structure, creek channels and docks. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: June 22. Elevation normal, water 74. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on crankbaits, bill baits, in-line spinnerbaits and baby brush hogs at 6-12 ft. around points and creek channels. Flathead, blue and channel catfish good on goldfish, sunfish, live bait and dough bait at 10-14 ft. in channels and the main lake. Crappie, sunfish and bluegill good on minnows, jigs, tube jigs and small lures at 10-12 ft. around brush structure, creek channels and standing timber. Report submitted by Randy Fennell, game warden stationed in LeFlore County.

SOUTHWEST

Ellsworth: June 22. Elevation below normal, water 74. Channel and blue catfish fair on shad, cut bait and punch bait around points and creek channels. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around brush structure. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.

Ft. Cobb: June 24. Elevation below normal, water 77. Channel and blue catfish good on punch bait, stinkbait and worms along riprap, creek channels and shallows. Saugeye slow on crankbaits, worm and in-line spinnerbaits in the main lake, around points and along sandbars. Striped bass hybrids fair on crankbaits, live shad and minnows in the main lake, around points and along sandbars. Report submitted by James Edwards Jr., game warden stationed in Caddo County.

Lawtonka: June 22. Elevation normal, water 75. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, shad and live bait at the spillway and around points. Saugeye fair on minnows in channels and the main lake. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.

Tom Steed: June 24. Elevation 12 ft. below normal, water 75 and murky. White bass fair on minnows around points. Channel and blue catfish fair on stinkbait along flats. Saugeye fair on minnows around points. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County

Waurika: June 23. Elevation below normal, water 73. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around brush structure. Channel and blue catfish good on punch bait and stinkbait around points and the main lake. Striped bass hybrids fair on flukes and minnows around the main lake and points. All other fishing fair. Report submitted by Chris Stover, game warden stationed in Stephens County.

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