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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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Southwest

Submitted by:
Brandon Lehrman
Date:
09/17/2018
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
82 degrees and clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Bill Baits, Crankbaits
Locations: Main lake, Points, Riprap, Rocks



Submitted by:
Mike Carroll
Date:
09/16/2018
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
82 murky

Action: Slow
Baits:  Cut Bait, Punch bait, Shad
Locations: Main lake, Points

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


Submitted by:
Game Warden Brayden Hicks
Date:
09/18/2018
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
80 clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Stinkbait
Locations: Brush structure, Channels



Submitted by:
David Smith
Date:
09/18/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
78

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, and Trolling
Locations: Main lake, Points



Submitted by:
Chris Stover
Date:
09/17/2018
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
78

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait
Locations: Main lake, Points, Shorelines



Southeast

Submitted by:
Matt Gamble
Date:
09/18/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
68° and clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Crankbaits, Flukes, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Rocks

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Stinkbait
Locations: Rocks, and Deeper pools behind breaks in current


Submitted by:
Dru Polk
Date:
09/21/2018
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
87

Action: Good
Baits:  Buzz Baits, Crankbaits, Flukes, Plastics
Locations: Brush structure, Points, River Mouth, Standing timber

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


Submitted by:
Cannon Harrison
Date:
09/21/2018
Lake Elevation:
Dropping
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Small Lures, Spinnerbaits, Worms
Locations: Coves, Riprap

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Live Bait, Live Shad, Shad
Locations: Below the dam, Dam

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Coves, Main lake

Submitted by:
Andrew Potter
Date:
09/21/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
84 and Murky

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

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


Submitted by:
April Drake
Date:
09/20/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
n/a

Action: Fair
Baits:  Powerbait
Locations: River Channel


Additional Information:
Stocked approximately 4,200 rainbow trout on September 19. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the Southeast Region Office.

Submitted by:
Mark Hannah
Date:
09/21/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Caddis flies, Powerbait, Small Lures
Locations: Creek channels, Shallows, Spillway



Submitted by:
Jay Harvey
Date:
09/21/2018
Lake Elevation:
Rising
Water Temp and Clarity:
80

Action: Fair
Baits:  Buzz Baits, Crankbaits, Plastics
Locations: Creek channels, Points, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Minnows
Locations: Creek channels, River Channel


Submitted by:
Mark Hannah
Date:
09/21/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Top Water
Locations: Points, Shallows

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Brush structure

Action: Fair
Baits:  Chicken Liver
Locations: Creek channels

Submitted by:
Allen Couch
Date:
09/21/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Alabama Rig, Bill Baits, Lipless Baits, Plastics, Worms
Locations: Channels, Coves, Creek channels, Inlet, Standing timber

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Dough bait, Live Bait, Live Shad, Stinkbait, Sunfish
Locations: Creek channels, Flats, Inlet, Main lake, River Channel, River Mouth


Submitted by:
Dane Polk
Date:
09/17/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
79

Action: Fair
Baits:  Bill Baits, Crankbaits, Plastics, Spinnerbaits, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Riprap, Rocks, Shorelines, Standing timber, Weed beds

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad, Sunfish
Locations: Channels, Flats, Main lake, Shorelines

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

Submitted by:
Thomas Gillham
Date:
09/21/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Cloudy

Action: Good
Baits:  Bill Baits, Buzz Baits, Crankbaits, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Points, Shorelines

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad, Stinkbait
Locations: Channels, Main lake, Points

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

Northwest

Submitted by:
Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House
Date:
09/18/2018
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
1 ft. low, clear, mid 70s

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, and on trotlines
Locations: Other

Action: Fair
Baits:  Live Bait, and hard baits
Locations: Other, and drifting and in deep water

Action: Slow
Baits:  Live Bait
Additional Information:
Largemouth and smallmouth bass slow.

Central

Submitted by:
Lucky Lure Tackle
Date:
09/18/2018
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
78-82 & murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait
Locations: Dam, and at 20-30 ft.

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Dam, Docks

Action: Fair
Baits:  Grubs, Sassy Shad, and gay blades
Locations: Points, Shorelines, and early and late
Additional Information:
White bass good off of shoreline points on Grubs, sassy shad and Gay Blades.

Northeast

Submitted by:
Bsiley
Date:
09/18/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
83

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure



Submitted by:
Bailey
Date:
09/20/2018
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
83

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



Submitted by:
Warden Jeremy Bersche
Date:
09/21/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
60 clear

Action: Good
Baits:  In-line Spinnerbait, Nymphs, Powerbait, Worms
Locations: Below the dam, Rocks, Tailwater



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:
09/18/2018
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
78-82 & murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait
Locations: Dam, and at 20-30 ft.

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Dam, Docks

Action: Fair
Baits:  Grubs, Sassy Shad, and gay blades
Locations: Points, Shorelines, and early and late
Additional Information:
White bass good off of shoreline points on Grubs, sassy shad and Gay Blades.

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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Sign-up for the weekly fishing report!
Submitted by:
Bsiley
Date:
09/18/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
83

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure



Submitted by:
Bailey
Date:
09/20/2018
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
83

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



Submitted by:
Warden Jeremy Bersche
Date:
09/21/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
60 clear

Action: Good
Baits:  In-line Spinnerbait, Nymphs, Powerbait, Worms
Locations: Below the dam, Rocks, Tailwater



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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Sign-up for the weekly fishing report!
Submitted by:
Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House
Date:
09/18/2018
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
1 ft. low, clear, mid 70s

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, and on trotlines
Locations: Other

Action: Fair
Baits:  Live Bait, and hard baits
Locations: Other, and drifting and in deep water

Action: Slow
Baits:  Live Bait
Additional Information:
Largemouth and smallmouth bass slow.

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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Sign-up for the weekly fishing report!
Submitted by:
Matt Gamble
Date:
09/18/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
68° and clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Crankbaits, Flukes, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Rocks

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Stinkbait
Locations: Rocks, and Deeper pools behind breaks in current


Submitted by:
Dru Polk
Date:
09/21/2018
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
87

Action: Good
Baits:  Buzz Baits, Crankbaits, Flukes, Plastics
Locations: Brush structure, Points, River Mouth, Standing timber

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


Submitted by:
Cannon Harrison
Date:
09/21/2018
Lake Elevation:
Dropping
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Small Lures, Spinnerbaits, Worms
Locations: Coves, Riprap

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Live Bait, Live Shad, Shad
Locations: Below the dam, Dam

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Coves, Main lake

Submitted by:
Andrew Potter
Date:
09/21/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
84 and Murky

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

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


Submitted by:
April Drake
Date:
09/20/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
n/a

Action: Fair
Baits:  Powerbait
Locations: River Channel


Additional Information:
Stocked approximately 4,200 rainbow trout on September 19. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the Southeast Region Office.

Submitted by:
Mark Hannah
Date:
09/21/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Caddis flies, Powerbait, Small Lures
Locations: Creek channels, Shallows, Spillway



Submitted by:
Jay Harvey
Date:
09/21/2018
Lake Elevation:
Rising
Water Temp and Clarity:
80

Action: Fair
Baits:  Buzz Baits, Crankbaits, Plastics
Locations: Creek channels, Points, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Minnows
Locations: Creek channels, River Channel


Submitted by:
Mark Hannah
Date:
09/21/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Top Water
Locations: Points, Shallows

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Brush structure

Action: Fair
Baits:  Chicken Liver
Locations: Creek channels

Submitted by:
Allen Couch
Date:
09/21/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Alabama Rig, Bill Baits, Lipless Baits, Plastics, Worms
Locations: Channels, Coves, Creek channels, Inlet, Standing timber

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Dough bait, Live Bait, Live Shad, Stinkbait, Sunfish
Locations: Creek channels, Flats, Inlet, Main lake, River Channel, River Mouth


Submitted by:
Dane Polk
Date:
09/17/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
79

Action: Fair
Baits:  Bill Baits, Crankbaits, Plastics, Spinnerbaits, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Riprap, Rocks, Shorelines, Standing timber, Weed beds

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad, Sunfish
Locations: Channels, Flats, Main lake, Shorelines

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

Submitted by:
Thomas Gillham
Date:
09/21/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Cloudy

Action: Good
Baits:  Bill Baits, Buzz Baits, Crankbaits, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Points, Shorelines

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, 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:
Brandon Lehrman
Date:
09/17/2018
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
82 degrees and clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Bill Baits, Crankbaits
Locations: Main lake, Points, Riprap, Rocks



Submitted by:
Mike Carroll
Date:
09/16/2018
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
82 murky

Action: Slow
Baits:  Cut Bait, Punch bait, Shad
Locations: Main lake, Points

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


Submitted by:
Game Warden Brayden Hicks
Date:
09/18/2018
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
80 clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Stinkbait
Locations: Brush structure, Channels



Submitted by:
David Smith
Date:
09/18/2018
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
78

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, and Trolling
Locations: Main lake, Points



Submitted by:
Chris Stover
Date:
09/17/2018
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
78

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait
Locations: Main lake, Points, Shorelines