Fishing Reports - Central
Arcadia: October 1. Elevation 1 1/4 ft. above normal, water 70 and murky. White bass fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and worms. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and worms. Striped bass hybrids fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and worms. Crappie slow to good on minnows, jigs, worms and niblets at 8-13 ft. along rocky points, brush piles and docks. Catfish slow on cut bait, worms and blood bait. Report submitted by Sheila Hutton, Lake Arcadia.
Draper: September 9. Elevation below normal, water 79. White bass slow on small lures at the inlet. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.
Hefner: October 14. Elevation below normal, water 66-68. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 4-10 ft. along docks and riprap. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut bait, punch bait and dough bait at 8-12 ft. along shorelines. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on grubs and sassy shad at 6-10 ft. around rocks and points. Largemouth and smallmouth bass slow on crankbaits and jigs at 6-10 ft. along shorelines. Report submitted by Lucky Lure Tackle.
Overholser: August 26. Elevation dropping, water 76-79 and murky. Carp fair on hotdogs, worms and punch bait below the dam. Channel catfish slow on chicken liver, cut bait and punch bait below the dam and in the river channel. Blue catfish slow on cut bait, punch bait and live bait slow in the main lake and around points. Report submitted by Jerrod Davis, game warden stationed in Oklahoma and Canadian counties.
Thunderbird: September 9. Elevation below normal, water 83. White bass slow on topwater lures and small lures in the main lake. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.
Wes Watkins October 13. Elevation below normal. Largemouth, crappie and white bass slow. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed in Pottawatomie County.