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: November 18. Elevation above normal, water 62 and clear. Crappie fair on tube jigs and minnows at 15-18 ft. around brush structure and docks. Blue catfish fair on cut bait and shad on juglines and drift fishing in the main lake and river channel. White bass fair on Carolina-rigged live shad at 15 ft. in the deep holes in the main river. Largemouth bass slow on plastic baits and crankbaits at 10-15 ft. along coves and docks. Report submitted by Rick Stafford.


Grand: October 14. Elevation below normal, water 70. Blue catfish fair on cut bait and shad in the main lake. Largemouth bass slow on plastic baits and jigs. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush structure and docks. 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: November 19. Elevation rising, water 45 and clear. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs at 14-20 ft. around brush structure. Blue and channel catfish slow on cut bait and shad at 10-25 ft. in the main lake. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Kay County.


Keystone: October 4. Elevation below normal, water 64. White and striped bass good on jigs around windy points. Blue catfish fair on cut bait in channels. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.


Lower Illinois: November 16. Elevation normal, water 55 and clear. Trout good on orange Power Bait, small lures and in-line spinnerbaits in the river channel and below the dam. With less fishing pressure and continued stockings, there are a lot of trout in the river and fishing is good. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.


McMurtry:  November 11. Elevation below normal, water 59 and clearing. Crappie fair on minnows and tube jigs with Power Bait at 7-12 ft. around docks and brush structure. Fishing has been slow due to cold weather. Report submitted by Jared Avilez, Park Operations Manager at Lake McMurtry.


Oologah:  November 2. Elevation above normal, water 65 and murky. Blue and channel catfish fair on shad on bottom below the dam. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.


Perry CCC:  November 17. Elevation normal, water cloudy. Trout good on small spinnerbaits, beetle spins and super dupers around docks and points. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.


Skiatook:  November 3. Elevation below normal, water clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-20 ft. around brush structure. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.


Sooner: August 11. Elevation normal. White bass and striped bass hybrids slow on live shad and slabs in the main lake. Saugeye slow on crankbaits along riprap. 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: November 17. Elevation 2 ft. below normal, water 64 and clear. White bass good on in-line spinnerbaits and jigs at 3-15 ft. in the main lake and around the windiest points. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on cut bait and live shad at 20-40 ft. in the main lake. Crappie fair on minnows, tube jigs and hair jigs at 10-20 ft. around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by Monte Brooks of Cookson, OK.


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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