Fishing Reports - Central

 

1. Arcadia
2. Draper
3. Hefner
4. Overholser
5. Wes Watkins
6. Thunderbird

 

 

 

 


 



 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


 

 


 


Arcadia: May 18. Elevation 7 ft. above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass good on plastic baits at 2-6 ft. in flooded grass and timber. Crappie slow. Channel and blue catfish good on cut shad and punch bait in the river channel at Memorial Road. White bass slow. Report submitted by Mark Murray, game warden stationed in Oklahoma and Canadian counties.


Draper: May 17. Elevation above normal, water 65 and murky. Crappie slow on minnows and tube jigs along shorelines. Channel, blue and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, stinkbait, punch bait and worms along riprap. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.


Hefner: May 18. Elevation above normal, water 70-72 and muddy. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait and punch bait at 5-15 ft. in the inlet and riprap. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on grubs, sassy shad and lipless baits at 5-10 ft. in the inlet and around points. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-15 ft. along riprap and docks. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits, crankbaits and topwater lures from the surface to 10 ft. in the shallows. Report submitted by Lucky Lure Tackle.


Overholser: May 18. Elevation normal, water murky to muddy. Striped bass hybrids and white bass good on crawfish, shrimp and jigs along riprap, points and the river channel. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, punch bait and shrimp in the main lake, along shorelines and points. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush structure. Carp fair on dough bait and worms below the dam and in the discharge. Report submitted by Vince Mesis, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.


Thunderbird: May 17. Elevation above normal, water 65 and muddy. High water levels have most boat ramps closed or unusable; check with the park office for current boat ramp closures. Stay alert for floating debris. Largemouth bass slow on jerk baits and topwater lures around standing timber. Crappie slow on minnows and tube jigs along shorelines. Saugeye slow on crankbaits and plastic baits around points and rocks. Channel, blue and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, worms, stinkbait and sunfish around the river mouth, shallows and riprap. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.


Wes Watkins May 18. Elevation above normal, water muddy. Channel and blue catfish good on worms, chicken liver and punch bait around points. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs along shorelines. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed in Pottawatomie County



 

 

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