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:: January 17. Elevation 10 ft. below normal and dropping, water 42 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass slow on Alabama rigs and crankbaits fished slowly at 15-55 ft. along creek channels, weed beds and rocks. White bass, crappie and jigs good on spoons, slabs, hair jigs and sassy shad at 15-65 ft. along creek channels, the main lake and rocks; follow the gulls and use electronics. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: January 20. Elevation normal, water 40 and clear. Trout good on Power Bait, spoons, in-line spinnerbaits, caddis flies, midges and woolly buggers at 1-7 ft. below waterfalls and downstream of obstructions in current. Approximately 2,000 rainbow trout were stocked on January 13. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.


Broken Bow: August 10. Elevation normal, water 81. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on Alabama rigs, slabs and plastic baits at 20 ft. around brush structure, standing timber and points. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, stinkbait, punch bait and worms at 10-15 ft. in channels, river mouth and river channel. Crappie good on jigs, tube jigs, spoons and minnows at 20-25 ft. around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.


Eufaula:  January 18. Elevation 3 ft. below normal, water clear. Crappie fair around boat docks with brush. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: August 24. Elevation normal, water 84. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs at 15-25 ft. in the river channel. Blue catfish slow on cut bait and live bait from the surface to 10 ft. in creek channels and river channel. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.


Konawa: July 1. Elevation above normal, water 82. Largemouth bass good on plastic baits, topwater lures and live bait around brush structure, weed beds and shallows. Channel and blue catfish good on dough bait, cut bait, stinkbait and worms at 4-8 ft. along shallows, points and creek channels. White bass and striped bass hybrids slow on cut bait, jigs, spoons and crankbaits in creek channels, the discharge and around points. Report submitted by Tyler Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.


Lower Mountain Fork: January 20. Rainbow trout stocked, 1,400 pounds - approximately 1,715 fish. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary stationed at ODWC Southeast Regional Office.



McGee Creek:
July 27. Elevation normal, water 80 and clear. Crappie good on minnows at 16-20 ft. around brush structure. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on Alabama rigs and plastic baits at 20-24 ft. around points and rocks. Report submitted by Larry Luman, game warden stationed in Atoka County.


Murray: August 26. Elevation below normal, water 82 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on topwater lures, plastic baits and crankbaits from the surface to 20 ft. around docks, points and weed beds. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, stinkbait, worms and punch bait at 10-25 ft. in channels, the main lake and creek channels. Report submitted by Jeremy Brothers, game warden stationed in Carter County.


Pine Creek: August 10. Elevation rising, water 73. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits at 10-12 ft. in creek channels and around points. Crappie good on jigs at 14-16 ft. around brush structure and standing timber. Sunfish excellent on worms in the shallows. Channel catfish good on cut bait along river channels. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.


Robber's Cave State Park: January 20. Rainbow trout stocked, 700 pounds - approximately 857 fish. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary stationed at ODWC Southeast Regional Office.

Robert S. Kerr: January 18. Elevation normal, water stained. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs along the river channel and brush structure. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and suspended jerk baits at 10 ft. in the main lake and rocks. Blue and channel catfish slow on cut shad along flats. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: August 10. Elevation normal, water 85. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on buzz baits, spinnerbaits and plastic baits at 4-14 ft. around brush structure, weed beds and points. Crappie fair on jigs, tube jigs, minnows and live bait at 12-26 ft. around brush structure, standing timber and rocks. Blue catfish fair on cut bait and worms at 12-16 ft. in the main lake, rocks and river channel. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.


Texoma: January 18. Elevation below normal, water 52. Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair on jigs, plastic baits and combination baits at 10-20 ft. along creek channels and points. Striped and white bass good on live shad, slabs and sassy shad at 10-30 ft. along river channels and coves. Channel and blue catfish fair on live shad, stinkbait and cut bait at 10-20 ft. along creek channels, the main lake and riprap. Crappie and sunfish fair on tube jigs, minnows and small lures at 10-15 ft. around docks, brush structure and creek channels. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.


Wister: August 10. Elevation normal, water 82. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on bill baits and crankbaits at 4-8 ft. in creek channels and shorelines early and late. Crappie and bluegill fair on jigs and small lures at 8-12 ft. around brush structure early and late. Flathead catfish fair on sunfish at 4-12 ft. in channels and river channel. Report submitted by Randy Fennell, game warden stationed in LeFlore County.




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