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:: June 21. Elevation 15 ft. above normal and dropping, water 70 and very stained. Carp excellent on dough bait, hotdogs and worms from the surface to 2 ft. in the inlet, creek channels and shallows. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: June 22. Elevation above normal, water 76 and clear. Channel catfish excellent on stinkbait, worms and chicken liver at 2-6 ft. around brush structure, rocks and sandbars. Flathead catfish good on live bait, sunfish and worms at 1-5 ft. along rocks, channels and shallows. Smallmouth, largemouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and tube jigs at 1-7 ft. around brush structure, rocks and weed beds. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.



Broken Bow: June 21. Elevation above normal, water 73. Largemouth bass good on Alabama rigs and spoons at 20 ft. around standing timber and the river channel. Channel catfish good on worms at 5-10 ft. along channels, the river mouth and rocks. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.



Eufaula:  June 21. Elevation 12 ft. above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits and spinnerbaits along flooded brush. White bass fair on jigs under bridges and culverts with current. Blue catfish good on a variety of catfish bait along rocky areas. Crappie fair on jigs around bridges and culverts with current. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.  

Hugo: June 21. Elevation above normal, water 70. Blue catfish good on cut bait, shad and worms at 5-15 ft. in the tailwaters. Crappie fair on jigs at 10-15 ft. in the tailwaters. Flathead catfish fair on shad at 15-25 ft. in the tailwaters. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.


Konawa: June 16. Elevation normal, water 82 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on jerk baits, topwater lures and plastic baits at 4-6 ft. along shallows, riprap and weed beds. Channel catfish good on worms, stinkbait, dough bait and punch bait at 6-8 ft. along riprap, points and discharge. White bass fair on cut bait, jigs, slabs and sassy shad at 8-12 ft. along channels, discharge and creek channels. Report submitted by Tyler Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.


Lower Mountain Fork: June 21. Elevation above normal, water clear. Trout good on PowerBait along rocks. Walleye good on in-line spinnerbaits and small lures along creek channels. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Stocked 2,250 lbs., approximately 1,035 rainbow trout. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the Southeast Regional Office.


McGee Creek:
June 21. Elevation 18 1/2 ft. above normal and rising, water murky. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on plastic baits at 2-10 ft. around standing timber and weed beds. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.
Murray: June 23. Elevation above normal, water 72 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on Alabama rigs, plastic baits and spinnerbaits at 4-12 ft. around points, weed beds and rocks. Channel catfish good on cut bait, punch bait, minnows and worms at 3-10 ft. along rocks, standing timber and coves. White bass fair on topwater lures, sassy shad, jigs and crankbaits from the surface to 20 ft. in the main lake, points and creek channels. Crappie fair on jigs, minnows, sassy shad and small lures at 7-18 ft. around brush structure, tailwaters and points. Sunfish and bluegill good on minnows, jigs and worms at 3-8 ft. along the sandbar and shallows. Report submitted by Jeremy Brothers, game warden stationed in Carter County.


Pine Creek: June 21. Elevation above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass good on sassy shad, crankbaits and Baby Brush Hawgs along coves and points. Crappie fair on minnows and tube jigs along shallows. Channel catfish good on chicken liver around standing timber and creek channels. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.


Robber's Cave State Park: No report submitted.

Robert S. Kerr: June 21. Elevation normal, water murky. Flathead catfish excellent noodling in creek channels and rocks. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait and live shad drift fishing and juglines along creek channels and flats. Crappie fair on minnows at 8-10 ft. around standing timber and creek channels. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits, crawfish colored jigs, chartreuse square bill crankbaits and PowerBait at 4-8 ft. along weed beds, the main lake and points; use crankbaits to locate fish then slow down and fish the area with jigs and soft plastic baits. Report submitted by J. D. Stauffer, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: June 21. Elevation above normal, water 77. The Potato Hill south boat ramp is open. Largemouth bass fair to good on submerged trees, flats, creek channels and points. Catfish good on juglines at 12-14 ft. Crappie fair at 8-10 ft. around brush piles. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Latimer and Pushmataha counties


Texoma: June 21. Elevation 27 ft. above normal, water 68 and muddy. The main highways are closed and there is very little access to fishing areas. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits, crankbaits and spinnerbaits at 10-20 ft. along shorelines, riprap and points. Striped bass and white bass good on cut bait, live shad and sassy shad at 10-30 ft. below the dam and river channel. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait, worms, stinkbait and live bait at 10-20 ft. below the dam, Washita River and upper Red River. Crappie and sunfish slow on minnows and tube jigs at 5-10 ft. around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.


Wister: June 21. Elevation 18 1/2 ft. above normal with gates closed, water 73 and murky. Blue catfish fair on chicken liver below the dam and in channels. Report submitted by Randy Fennell, game warden stationed in Le Flore County.


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