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 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.


Birch: April 15. Elevation normal, water mid 50s and clear. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 3-5 ft. Report submitted by David Clay, game warden stationed in Osage County.


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.


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.


Eucha: May 6. Elevation normal, water 66 and dingy. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 6-8 ft. around brush and structure. Largemouth bass fair on jerk baits and crankbaits. Report submitted by Dwight Moore, City of Tulsa.


Ft. Gibson: January 29. Elevation normal, water 46 and clear. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on cut bait and hot dogs in the river channel and channel at 20-25 ft. Crappie fair on minnows and tube jigs in and around brush structure and docks at 22-26 ft. Report submitted by Rick Stafford of Wagoner.


Grand: February 2. Elevation normal, water 38. Largemouth bass fair on Alabama rig and rouges in and around main lake and points. Crappie good on minnows and jigs. Blue catfish good on cut bait in main lake and river channel. Paddlefish fair when snagging in main lake. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Delaware County.


Greenleaf: October 13. Elevation normal, water 68 and clear. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits chartreuse crankbaits and jigless grubs and worms on the surface and around weed beds. Catfish good on sunfish and fresh shad on bottom. Crappie fair around fishing docks and 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: 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: January 12. Elevation normal, water clear. Blue catfish good on cut shad. Crappie good on jigs at 25 ft. around submerged brush and structure. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Kay County.


Keystone: February 10. Elevation below normal, water 39. Blue catfish slow on cut bait. Crappie slow on minnows around brush structure. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.


Lower Illinois: February 8. Elevation normal, water 45. Trout good on in-line spinnerbaits, Power Bait and worms below the dam, creek channels; spread out from the dam to Gore landing with the highest concentrations from Marvel's upstream. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.


McMurtry:  February 2. Elevation below average, water 36 and semi-clear. Crappie fair on jigs and worms at 8 ft. to bottom around docks. The fishing has been slow; few crappie have been pulled but none of real size. Report submitted by Jared Avilez.


Oologah:  February 8. Elevation normal, water 48 and clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 15-20 ft. around brush structure. Blue catfish fair on shad at 20-25 ft. along the river channel. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.


Perry CCC:  February 9. Elevation normal, water clear. Trout excellent on Power Bait and small lures along shorelines. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.


Skiatook:  February 9. Elevation below normal, water clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 15-25 ft. around brush structure. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.


Sooner: February 9. Elevation normal, water murky. Striped bass hybrids slow along the discharge. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.


Spavinaw: 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.


Tenkiller: February 3. Elevation below average, water 43 and clear and steady. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass slow on plastics and jigs at 15-25 ft. in and around brush structure, main lake and points. Crappie slow on minnows, jigs and plastics at 15-40 ft. in and around docks and brush structure. Report submitted by Monte Brooks of Cookson.


Webbers Falls: October 13. Elevation 2 ft. above normal, water 69 and murky. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits and bill baits around brush structure, creek channels and riprap. Catfish good on sunfish and fresh cut bait on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows at 12-16 ft. around bridges and brush structure. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.


 

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