Fishing Reports - Southeast

 

map of southeast oklahoma with the locations of lakes in that region1. Arbuckle
3.
Broken Bow
4.
Eufaula
5.
Hugo
6.
Konawa
7.
McGee Creek
8.
Murray
9.
Pine Creek
10.
Robert S. Kerr
11.
Sardis
12.
Texoma
13.
Wister
14.
Lower Mountain Fork River
15. Blue River

16. Robber's Cave State Park


Arbuckle:: July 25. Elevation 5 ft. above normal and dropping, water 75 and stained. All boat ramps are open. Use extreme caution on the water. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on topwater lures, spinnerbaits and worms from the surface to 6 ft. along weed beds and flats. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs at 12-18 ft. around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: July 27. Elevation normal, water 84 and clear. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait and punch bait at 4-8 ft. along shorelines, channels, rocks and deeper pools. Smallmouth, spotted and largemouth bass good on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and grubs at 1-6 ft. around brush structure, rocks and sandbars. Flathead catfish fair on sunfish and worms at 3-8 ft. around brush structure, rocks and longer, deeper pools. Sunfish and bluegill excellent on tube jigs, small lures and crickets at 1-3 ft. along flats, shorelines and sandbars. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.



Broken Bow: No report submitted.



Eufaula:  July 26. Elevation dropping, water murky. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and plastic baits at 2-8 ft. around docks and points. Blue catfish slow on live shad and stinkbait at 3-15 ft. below the dam and around rocks. Crappie and white bass fair on minnows and jigs at 6-20 ft. around bridges. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.  

Hugo: July 19. Elevation above normal, water 75 and muddy. Blue catfish good on cut bait, worms and shad at 5-15 ft. in the tailwaters. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.


Konawa: July 26. Elevation normal, water 87 and clear. Largemouth bass good on jerk bait, plastic baits and crankbaits at 8-14 ft. around points, weed beds and creek channels. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, worms, stinkbait and cut bait at 6-12 ft. in the inlet, creek channels and discharge. White bass fair on crankbaits, slabs and jigs at 12-16 ft. in the main lake and around points. Report submitted by Tyler Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.


Lower Mountain Fork: July 26. Elevation normal, water clear. Trout good on PowerBait and caddis flies below the dam and spillway. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

July 15. Stocked 2,100 lbs., approximately 1,088 rainbow trout. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the Southeast Regional Office.


McGee Creek:
No report submitted.
Murray: July 27. Elevation normal, water 78 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on topwater lures, plastic baits and crankbaits from the surface to 20 ft. around points, weed beds and rocks. Sunfish and bluegill good on minnows, jigs, worms and small lures at 3-8 ft. along shallows, weed beds and docks. Channel catfish fair on crawfish, punch bait, worms and cut bait at 8-20 ft. along rocks, creek channels and riprap. White bass fair on jigs, topwater lures, crankbaits and sassy shad from the surface to 15 ft. around points, the main lake and creek channels. Report submitted by Jeremy Brothers, game warden stationed in Carter County.


Pine Creek: July 12. Elevation above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass good on plastic baits around points and coves. Crappie fair on minnows around brush structure. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver and dough bait along creek channels. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.


Robber's Cave State Park: No report submitted.

Robert S. Kerr: July 26. Elevation 2 1/2 ft. above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits and plastic baits at 2-4 ft. along weed beds and creek channels. Flathead and blue catfish good noodling and on juglines baited with shad at 6-8 ft. in the main lake and creek channels. Channel catfish excellent on punch bait and worms along flats, sandbar and Canadian River with the current. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 6-8 ft. around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by J. D. Stauffer, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: No report submitted.


Texoma: July 26. Elevation 19 ft. above normal, water 82 and clear in the north and murky in the south. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on plastic baits, topwater lures and crankbaits from the surface to 20 ft. around brush structure, creek channels and points. Striped and white bass good on live shad, sassy shad and topwater lures from the surface to 20 ft. below the dam, along the river channel and main lake. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait, worms and stinkbait at 10-20 ft. below the dam, along riprap and points. Crappie and sunfish slow on minnows and tube jigs and small lures at 5-15 ft. along riprap, creek channels and docks. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.


Wister: July 20. Elevation dropping, water 83 and murky. Largemouth bass fair on buzz baits and topwater lures at 2-8 ft. around brush structure and points. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-14 ft. around brush structure and standing timber. Flathead catfish fair on live bait at 8-14 ft. along channels and the main lake. Report submitted by Randy Fennell, game warden stationed in Le Flore County.


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