Fishing Reports - Northeast

picture of a map of the northeast region of Oklahoma 1. Birch
2. Carl Blackwell
3. Copan
4. Eucha
5. Ft. Gibson
6. Grand
7. Greenleaf
8. Hudson
9. Hulah
10. Kaw
11. Keystone
12. Oologah
13. Pawhuska
14. Skiatook
15. Sooner
16. Spavinaw
17. Tenkiller
18. Webbers Falls
19. Lower Illinois River
20. Bell Cow
21. Chandler
22. McMurtry


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bell Cow July 17. Elevation normal, water 88 and murky. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 8-12 ft. around docks and brush structure. Channel catfish fair on worms, crawfish and shad along riprap and shorelines. Largemouth bass slow on in-line spinnerbait and plastic baits around weed beds and along shorelines. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.


Birch: July 18. Elevation normal, water 80s and clear. Striped bass hybrids good on crankbaits and sunfish around coves and docks. Bluegill sunfish fair on worms around docks and along shorelines. Report submitted by Ryan Walker, game warden stationed in Osage County.


Carl Blackwell: No report submitted.


Chandler July 17. Elevation normal, water 88 and murky. Crappie slow on jigs and minnows around docks and boat ramps. Sunfish good on worms around boat ramps. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Copan: July 18. Elevation normal, water 70s and clearing. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait and worms at 4-6 ft. in creek channels and along riprap. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.


Dripping Springs:   No report submitted.


Eucha:   July 10. Elevation normal, water 80s and stained. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and plastic baits around brush structure, points and in the main lake. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around brush structure, docks and riprap. Channel catfish fair on cut bait and shad along riprap and flats. Bluegill good on crickets and worms along weed beds, shorelines and docks. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Delaware County.


Ft. Gibson : July 16. Elevation above normal, water 89 and stained. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on live shad at 25-40 ft. in the main lake and river channel. Crappie good on tube jigs and minnows at 10-15 ft. around brush structure and docks. White bass good on in-line spinnerbait and crankbaits at 6-15 ft. around points. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits, crankbaits and tube jigs at 5-15 ft. around coves and along riprap. Report submitted by Rick Stafford, Ft. Gibson.


Grand: July 11. Elevation above normal, water 85 and slightly stained. Crappie good on minnows, chartreuse GoGo minnows and firecracker Crappie Kickers at 10 ft. around docks and brush structure. White bass good on spoons, pearl or firecracker GoGo minnows and chartreuse bendable minnows at 10-15 ft. in the main lake and around points. Blue and channel catfish fair on shad at 15-45 ft. in the main lake and around rocks. Report submitted by Marni Loftis, game warden stationed in Delaware County.


Greenleaf: July 18. Elevation normal, water clear. Black bass fair on spinner baits, crankbaits, bill baits, spoons and worms around moss beds, along shorelines, creek channel and around brush structure. Crappie fair at 8-16 ft. around docks and brush structure. Catfish good on fresh cut bait on bottom. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.


Hudson: July 17. Elevation above normal, water 80. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, topwater lures and spinnerbaits at 5-14 ft. around coves, weed beds and riprap. White bass good on crankbaits, small lures and sassy shad at 7-16 ft. below the dam, in the main lake and around points. Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Mayes County


Hulah: July 18. Elevation normal, water 70s and clearing. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, worms and cut bait at 4-6 ft. along creek channels, rip rap and around rocks. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.


Kaw : July 19. Elevation dropping, water 92 and muddy. White bass and crappie fair on jigs, topwater lures and slabs along riprap and bridges. Walleye, striped bass and striped bass hybrids slow on jigs and sassy shad below the dam. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Kay County.


Keystone: July 18. Elevation above normal, water 81. Striped bass good on live bait in channels. Blue catfish good on cut bait in channels. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois: July 17. Elevation normal, water 60 with good visibility. Trout good on Powerbait in tailwater, Watts area near deep holes and riffles. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.


McMurtry:  No report submitted.

Okmulgee: July 12. Elevation normal, water 89 and clear. Largemouth bass and crappie slow on minnows in the main lake. Report submitted by Jamie Cheatwood, City of Okmulgee.


Oologah:  June 19. Elevation 3 ft. above normal and falling, water 78 and murky. White bass good trolling crankbaits at 10-15 ft. in the main lake. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver and worms at 5-10 ft. along rocks and Winganon Bridge area. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-15 ft. around standing timber and brush structure. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait and shad on bottom below the dam. White bass fair on jigs and crankbaits at 5-10 ft. below the dam. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.


Perry CCC:  No report submitted.


Skiatook:  July 19. Elevation below normal, water upper 80s and clear. Striped bass hybrids and white bass fair on live shad at 10-20 ft. in the main lake. Crappie fair on jigs and minnow at 5-15 ft. along creek channels. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.


Sooner: July 18. Elevation normal, water clear. Striped bass hybrids and striped bass good on live shad and slabs in the main lake. Flathead catfish fair on cut bait and white perch. Channel catfish fair on cut bait in the main lake. Water is being pumped into the lake, fishing is good on the north end of the dam. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.


Spavinaw: July 10. Elevation normal, water 80 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on jigs, spinnerbaits and crankbaits around brush structure and along shorelines. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around docks, brush structure and above the dam. Channel catfish good on cut bait, shad and dough bait along flats and riprap. Bluegill good on crickets and worms along shorelines and weed beds. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Delaware County.


Tenkiller: July 17. Elevation 0.5 ft. above normal, water 80 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on jigs, plastic baits and spinnerbaits at 15-20 ft. around brush structure, in the main lake and around points. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, stinkbait, shad and worms at 15-40 ft. around flats, points and along creek channels. Fish deep flats with flipflops, shad, cut bait or worms. Fish points with stinkbait at 17-21 ft. Drift with shad, liver or worms. Sunfish good on worms, small lures and jigs at 10-20 ft. along shorelines, around docks and brush structure. Report submitted by Monte Brooks, Cookson.


Webbers Falls: July 18. Elevation 2 ft. above normal, water murky. Black bass fair on spinner baits, crankbaits, bill baits around creek channels, riprap and brush structure. Crappie fair at 10-15 ft. around bridges and brush structure. Catfish good on cut bait and sunfish. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.


 

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