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We know that fishing in Oklahoma can be good nearly all year round but the peak time for most species and anglers is March to June, which is when we require reports to be submitted. If there is a particular lake you would like to know about during the non-required report time you can contact the county game warden or a local bait shop to check on the lake conditions before heading out.
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Southeast

Submitted by:
DruPolk
Date:
12/07/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
54

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Live Bait
Locations: Main lake, Points


Submitted by:
Cannon Harrison
Date:
12/07/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows, Small Lures
Locations: Below the dam, Coves, Dam

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows, Shad, Small Lures
Locations: Below the dam, Dam

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Shad, Stinkbait
Locations: Below the dam, Main lake, River Mouth

Submitted by:
Andrew Potter
Date:
12/07/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
56 and murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Dough bait, Live Bait, Shad
Locations: Below the dam, Main lake, River Channel

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Below the dam, Brush structure, Channels, Main lake, River Channel, Standing timber


Submitted by:
Garret Harley
Date:
12/06/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
46 and clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Alabama Rig, Crankbaits, Plastics
Locations: Main lake, Points, River Channel, Weed beds

Action: Fair
Baits:  Alabama Rig, Crankbaits, Live Shad
Locations: Coves, Main lake, River Channel

Action: Slow
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait
Locations: Coves, Creek channels, Riprap
Additional Information:
Largemouth bass good on Alabama rigs along weed lines in 5-8 foot of water.

Submitted by:
Mark Hannah
Date:
12/07/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Caddis flies
Locations: Creek channels, Shallows



Submitted by:
April Drake
Date:
12/04/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
n/a

Action: Fair
Baits:  Powerbait
Locations: River Channel


Additional Information:
Stocked approximately 2,700 rainbow trout on November 29. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the Southeast Region Office.

Submitted by:
Jay Harvey
Date:
12/07/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
56

Action: Slow
Baits:  Flukes, Plastics
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Standing timber

Action: Slow
Baits:  Minnows
Locations: River Channel, Standing timber


Submitted by:
Mark Hannah
Date:
12/07/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Spoons, Worms
Locations: Coves, Creek channels

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait
Locations: Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, River Channel

Submitted by:
April Drake
Date:
12/04/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
n/a

Action: Fair
Baits:  Powerbait
Locations: River Channel


Additional Information:
Stocked approximately 675 rainbow trout on November 29. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the Southeast Region Office.

Submitted by:
Allen Couch
Date:
12/07/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Dough bait, Shad, Stinkbait
Locations: Channels, River Channel, River Mouth

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Channels, Inlet, Standing timber, and Stumps at Big Sanbios Creek


Submitted by:
Dane Polk
Date:
12/07/2018
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
52

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Rocks, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Creek channels, Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Standing timber

Submitted by:
Dane Polk
Date:
12/09/2018
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
50

Action: Slow
Baits:  Crankbaits, Jigs, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Standing timber



Submitted by:
Dane Polk
Date:
12/07/2018
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
52

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Rocks, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Creek channels, Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Standing timber

Submitted by:
Dane Polk
Date:
12/07/2018
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
52

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Rocks, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Creek channels, Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Standing timber

Submitted by:
Dane Polk
Date:
12/07/2018
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
52

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Rocks, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Creek channels, Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Standing timber

Submitted by:
Trey Hale
Date:
12/08/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
53 Muddy

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Below the dam, Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Below the dam, Docks

Action: Good
Baits:  Flukes, Live Bait, Plastics, Sassy Shad
Locations: Flats, Main lake, Tailwater
Additional Information:
Fishing has been good on the lake. Striper are being caught with deadsticking flukes, use electronics to locate fish and drift through the school with flukes at the appropriate depth. Crappie are picking up in deep water under docks early in the mornings, use dark color jigs in muddy water. ( tip: use scent attractant for crappie when bite is slow ) . Blue cats are being caught on shad cut bait, if jug lining for cats set jugs in 40-50 ft of water.

Submitted by:
Thomas Gillham
Date:
12/09/2018
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Cloudy

Action: Fair
Baits:  Bill Baits, Crankbaits, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Channels, Points, Standing timber

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Shad, Stinkbait
Locations: Channels, Main lake, Points

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Standing timber

Northwest

Submitted by:
Mark Walker
Date:
12/09/2018
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Slabs
Locations: Below the dam

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Dam


Submitted by:
Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House
Date:
12/04/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
low 40s & clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Slabs
Locations: Other, and deep water

Action: Slow

Action: Fair
Baits:  Live Bait
Additional Information:
Catfish fair on north side of lake.

Submitted by:
Reichenberger
Date:
12/04/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Spoons
Locations: Dam



Northeast

Submitted by:
Rick Stafford in Wagoner
Date:
12/02/2018
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
47 and clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Jigs, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Docks, Main lake, and 12 to 22 ft deep , cast and drag

Action: Fair
Baits:  Live Shad, Minnows, Shad
Locations: Channels, Flats, and 20 to 25 ft of water . Juglinning and drift fishing

Action: Fair
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Live Shad, Spoons
Locations: River Channel, and deep holes , dead sticking or fishing live shad

Kaw

Submitted by:
District 8 Chief Tracy L. Daniel
Date:
12/04/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
38F

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Hot Dogs, Shad
Locations: Main lake, River Channel

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Docks


Submitted by:
Bailey
Date:
12/06/2018
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
58

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait
Locations: Below the dam



Submitted by:
Warden Jeremy Bersche
Date:
12/07/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
50 clear

Action: Good
Baits:  In-line Spinnerbait, Nymphs, Powerbait, Worms
Locations: Below the dam, Rocks, and Heads of deep holes



Submitted by:
Stephen Paul, Noble county game warden
Date:
12/09/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
50’s and murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Powerbait
Locations: Coves, Shorelines



Submitted by:
Stephen Paul, Noble county game warden
Date:
12/09/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
50’s and murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Live Shad
Locations: Discharge, Main lake



Central

Submitted by:
Lucky Lure Tackle
Date:
12/04/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
45-47 & clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait
Locations: Dam, and at 20-40 ft.

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Dam, and at 18-24 ft.

Action: Fair
Baits:  Grubs, Sassy Shad, and gay blades
Locations: Dam

Southwest

Submitted by:
Chris Stover
Date:
12/08/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Stinkbait
Locations: Main lake


We know that fishing in Oklahoma can be good nearly all year round but the peak time for most species and anglers is March to June, which is when we require reports to be submitted. If there is a particular lake you would like to know about during the non-required report time you can contact the county game warden or a local bait shop to check on the lake conditions before heading out.
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Submitted by:
Lucky Lure Tackle
Date:
12/04/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
45-47 & clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait
Locations: Dam, and at 20-40 ft.

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Dam, and at 18-24 ft.

Action: Fair
Baits:  Grubs, Sassy Shad, and gay blades
Locations: Dam

We know that fishing in Oklahoma can be good nearly all year round but the peak time for most species and anglers is March to June, which is when we require reports to be submitted. If there is a particular lake you would like to know about during the non-required report time you can contact the county game warden or a local bait shop to check on the lake conditions before heading out.
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Submitted by:
Rick Stafford in Wagoner
Date:
12/02/2018
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
47 and clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Jigs, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Docks, Main lake, and 12 to 22 ft deep , cast and drag

Action: Fair
Baits:  Live Shad, Minnows, Shad
Locations: Channels, Flats, and 20 to 25 ft of water . Juglinning and drift fishing

Action: Fair
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Live Shad, Spoons
Locations: River Channel, and deep holes , dead sticking or fishing live shad

Kaw

Submitted by:
District 8 Chief Tracy L. Daniel
Date:
12/04/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
38F

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Hot Dogs, Shad
Locations: Main lake, River Channel

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Docks


Submitted by:
Bailey
Date:
12/06/2018
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
58

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait
Locations: Below the dam



Submitted by:
Warden Jeremy Bersche
Date:
12/07/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
50 clear

Action: Good
Baits:  In-line Spinnerbait, Nymphs, Powerbait, Worms
Locations: Below the dam, Rocks, and Heads of deep holes



Submitted by:
Stephen Paul, Noble county game warden
Date:
12/09/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
50’s and murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Powerbait
Locations: Coves, Shorelines



Submitted by:
Stephen Paul, Noble county game warden
Date:
12/09/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
50’s and murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Live Shad
Locations: Discharge, Main lake



We know that fishing in Oklahoma can be good nearly all year round but the peak time for most species and anglers is March to June, which is when we require reports to be submitted. If there is a particular lake you would like to know about during the non-required report time you can contact the county game warden or a local bait shop to check on the lake conditions before heading out.
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Submitted by:
Mark Walker
Date:
12/09/2018
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Slabs
Locations: Below the dam

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Dam


Submitted by:
Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House
Date:
12/04/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
low 40s & clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Slabs
Locations: Other, and deep water

Action: Slow

Action: Fair
Baits:  Live Bait
Additional Information:
Catfish fair on north side of lake.

Submitted by:
Reichenberger
Date:
12/04/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Spoons
Locations: Dam



We know that fishing in Oklahoma can be good nearly all year round but the peak time for most species and anglers is March to June, which is when we require reports to be submitted. If there is a particular lake you would like to know about during the non-required report time you can contact the county game warden or a local bait shop to check on the lake conditions before heading out.
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Submitted by:
DruPolk
Date:
12/07/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
54

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Live Bait
Locations: Main lake, Points


Submitted by:
Cannon Harrison
Date:
12/07/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows, Small Lures
Locations: Below the dam, Coves, Dam

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows, Shad, Small Lures
Locations: Below the dam, Dam

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Shad, Stinkbait
Locations: Below the dam, Main lake, River Mouth

Submitted by:
Andrew Potter
Date:
12/07/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
56 and murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Dough bait, Live Bait, Shad
Locations: Below the dam, Main lake, River Channel

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Below the dam, Brush structure, Channels, Main lake, River Channel, Standing timber


Submitted by:
Garret Harley
Date:
12/06/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
46 and clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Alabama Rig, Crankbaits, Plastics
Locations: Main lake, Points, River Channel, Weed beds

Action: Fair
Baits:  Alabama Rig, Crankbaits, Live Shad
Locations: Coves, Main lake, River Channel

Action: Slow
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait
Locations: Coves, Creek channels, Riprap
Additional Information:
Largemouth bass good on Alabama rigs along weed lines in 5-8 foot of water.

Submitted by:
April Drake
Date:
12/04/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
n/a

Action: Fair
Baits:  Powerbait
Locations: River Channel


Additional Information:
Stocked approximately 2,700 rainbow trout on November 29. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the Southeast Region Office.

Submitted by:
Mark Hannah
Date:
12/07/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Caddis flies
Locations: Creek channels, Shallows



Submitted by:
Jay Harvey
Date:
12/07/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
56

Action: Slow
Baits:  Flukes, Plastics
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Standing timber

Action: Slow
Baits:  Minnows
Locations: River Channel, Standing timber


Submitted by:
Mark Hannah
Date:
12/07/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Spoons, Worms
Locations: Coves, Creek channels

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait
Locations: Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, River Channel

Submitted by:
April Drake
Date:
12/04/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
n/a

Action: Fair
Baits:  Powerbait
Locations: River Channel


Additional Information:
Stocked approximately 675 rainbow trout on November 29. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the Southeast Region Office.

Submitted by:
Allen Couch
Date:
12/07/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Dough bait, Shad, Stinkbait
Locations: Channels, River Channel, River Mouth

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Channels, Inlet, Standing timber, and Stumps at Big Sanbios Creek


Submitted by:
Dane Polk
Date:
12/07/2018
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
52

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Rocks, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Creek channels, Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Standing timber

Submitted by:
Dane Polk
Date:
12/07/2018
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
52

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Rocks, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Creek channels, Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Standing timber

Submitted by:
Dane Polk
Date:
12/07/2018
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
52

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Rocks, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Creek channels, Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Standing timber

Submitted by:
Dane Polk
Date:
12/07/2018
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
52

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Rocks, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Creek channels, Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Standing timber

Submitted by:
Dane Polk
Date:
12/09/2018
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
50

Action: Slow
Baits:  Crankbaits, Jigs, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Standing timber



Submitted by:
Trey Hale
Date:
12/08/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
53 Muddy

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Below the dam, Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Below the dam, Docks

Action: Good
Baits:  Flukes, Live Bait, Plastics, Sassy Shad
Locations: Flats, Main lake, Tailwater
Additional Information:
Fishing has been good on the lake. Striper are being caught with deadsticking flukes, use electronics to locate fish and drift through the school with flukes at the appropriate depth. Crappie are picking up in deep water under docks early in the mornings, use dark color jigs in muddy water. ( tip: use scent attractant for crappie when bite is slow ) . Blue cats are being caught on shad cut bait, if jug lining for cats set jugs in 40-50 ft of water.

Submitted by:
Thomas Gillham
Date:
12/09/2018
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Cloudy

Action: Fair
Baits:  Bill Baits, Crankbaits, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Channels, Points, Standing timber

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Shad, Stinkbait
Locations: Channels, Main lake, Points

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Standing timber

We know that fishing in Oklahoma can be good nearly all year round but the peak time for most species and anglers is March to June, which is when we require reports to be submitted. If there is a particular lake you would like to know about during the non-required report time you can contact the county game warden or a local bait shop to check on the lake conditions before heading out.
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Submitted by:
Chris Stover
Date:
12/08/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Stinkbait
Locations: Main lake