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 April 12. Elevation below normal, water 62 and clear. Crappie fair on minnows, PowerBait and jigs around docks and rocks. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits, spinnerbaits and tube jigs around rocks and standing timber. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.


Birch: April 13. Elevation below normal, water clear. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs at 3-6 ft. around brush structure and at the dam. Striped bass hybrids fair on jigs, sassy shad and spinnerbaits at 3-6 ft. along shorelines. Report submitted by Cody Plunkett, game warden stationed in Osage County.


Carl Blackwell: April 14. Water 66. Crappie good on white jigs at 15 ft. at the floating dock. Report submitted by Emily Long, game warden stationed in Payne County.


Chandler April 12. Elevation below normal, water 62 and clear. Largemouth bass good on minnows and plastic baits along coves along riprap. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County. Copan: April 14. Elevation normal, water 50s and clear. Crappie and white bass fair on minnows and hair jigs at 4-8 ft. around brush structure. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.


Eucha: April 12. Elevation normal, water 62. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around brush structure and coves. White bass good on jigs and spoons along the river channel and flats. Largemouth bass good on jigs, spinnerbaits and worms along coves, points and shorelines. Sunfish slow on crickets and worms around docks. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Delaware County.


Ft. Gibson: April 7. Elevation rising, water 51 and stained. White bass excellent on plastic baits, grubs and spoons along the river channel, Chouteau Bend and north along the edges. Crappie excellent on minnows, tube jigs and jerk baits at 1-5 ft. along shorelines and brush structure. Largemouth bass excellent on spinnerbaits and crankbaits at 2-10 ft. along coves and shallows. Blue catfish good on cut bait and shad on bottom along the river channel and creek channels; catching shad up the river along banks. Report submitted by Rick Stafford of Wagoner.


Grand: April 6. Elevation above normal, water 58. Paddlefish excellent along the river channel. White bass good on Alabama rigs, small lures and jigs along creek channels and the river channel. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush structure and docks. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits, jigs and rogues along coves and points. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Delaware County.


Greenleaf: April 14. Elevation 1/2 ft. above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits, crankbaits and bill baits in chartreuse along shorelines, creek channels and brush structure. Catfish good on fresh cut bait and stinkbait on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs in red, green and yellow at 6-12 ft. around fishing docks and brush structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.


Hudson: April 12. Elevation normal, water 60. Paddlefish good at 10-14 ft. in the river channel and below the dam. White bass good on minnows and small lures at 4-8 ft. below the dam and channels. Largemouth bass good on jerk baits and plastic baits at 4-9 ft. around brush structure and points. Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Rogers and Mayes counties.


Hulah: April 14. Elevation normal, water 50s and clearing. White bass and crappie slow on hair jigs and tube jigs at 2-6 ft. along coves and riprap. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.


Kaw: April 14. Elevation normal, water 59 and clear. Blue catfish good in the upper end of the lake. Crappie fair on minnows and tube jigs at 10 ft.; with warmer days they will move to the banks. Report submitted by Larry Green, game warden stationed in Kay County.


Keystone: April 14. Elevation normal, water 61. Crappie good on minnows and jigs along shorelines and creek channels. Blue catfish good on cut bait along channels. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.


Lower Illinois: April 12. Elevation normal, water 50 and clear to dingy. Trout good on in-line spinnerbaits, worms and PowerBait below the dam, the spillway, Watts area and deep holes. Work on the dam means low to no water releases in the near future, which is causing cloudy water and warmer temperatures. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.


McMurtry:  April 6. Elevation normal, water 50s and semi-clear. Saugeye good on sunfish, crankbaits and worms at 10-20 ft. along channels and the main lake. Crappie good on minnows, jigs, worms and tube jigs at 6-12 ft. around docks and brush structure. Report submitted by Jared Avilez.


Oologah:  April 12. Elevation above normal, water 60 and clear. White bass good on crankbaits and jigs at 4-8 ft. along the Verdigris River above the lake. Largemouth bass fair on jerk baits at 4-8 ft. along rocks. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 3-6 ft. around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.


Perry CCC:  April 12. Elevation normal, water clear. Trout good on PowerBait and salmon eggs along shorelines. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.


Skiatook:  April 13. Elevation below normal, water clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 5-10 ft. around brush structure. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on in-line spinnerbaits and lipless baits at 2-10 ft. along windy shorelines. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on spinnerbaits at 2-10 ft. along coves. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County


Sooner: April 12. Elevation normal, water murky. Blue catfish fair on cut bait along channels. Striped bass hybrids and striped bass slow on live shad in the main lake. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.


Spavinaw: April 12. Elevation normal, water 60. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around docks and shorelines. Largemouth bass good on worms and jigs along coves and points. Walleye slow on crankbaits in the main lake. White bass fair on jigs and crankbaits along the river channel. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Delaware County.


Tenkiller: April 6. Elevation 1 1/2 ft. above normal, water 52-53 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and plastic baits at 3-15 ft. along coves, the main lake and points. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 5-15 ft. around docks and brush and trolling deep running crankbaits at 5-15 ft. in the front of coves and gravel shorelines. Flathead, channel and blue catfish fair on cut bait and shad at 20-40 ft. along the river channel and flats. Sunfish fair on jigs and worms at 5-15 ft. around docks, the main lake and coves. Report submitted by Monte Brooks of Cookson.


Webbers Falls: April 14. Elevation 2 ft. above normal, water 54 and murky. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits and bill baits along riprap, creek channels and brush structure. Catfish good on fresh cut bait on bottom and drifting. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 4-8 ft. around brush structure and bridges. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.


 

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