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:: December 13. Elevation 10 ft. below normal, water 51 and clear in the main lake and stained in the creeks. White bass excellent on chrome CC spoons, slabs, Alabama rigs and crankbaits at 8-45 ft. along creek channels and the main lake. Crappie fair on jigs, grubs and minnows around brush at 10-45 ft. and on 1/4 oz. CC spoons at 10-45 ft. along drop-offs in creek channels. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on Alabama rigs, tube jigs, jigs and jerk baits at 5-18 ft. around brush structure, creek channels and rocks. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: December 8. Elevation normal, water 50 and clear. Trout excellent on Power Bait, in-line spinnerbaits, spoons, near deers, woolly buggers, flashbacks and egg patterns at 3-6 ft. below waterfalls and downstream of breaks in current. Approximately 2,400 rainbow trout were stocked on December 4. Channel catfish fair on stinkbait, chicken liver and cut bait at 4-7 ft. around rocks, channels and current in deeper pools. 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:  December 14. Elevation 4 ft. below normal, water clear. Largemouth bass slow. White bass slow. Blue catfish fair on shad along shallow flats. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around boat docks with brush and standing timber. 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: November 20. Stocked 1,576 lbs., approximately 2,679 rainbow trout. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the 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: November 20. Stocked 382 lbs., approximately 645 rainbow trout. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the Southeast Regional Office.

Robert S. Kerr: December 8. Elevation normal, water murky. Blue, flathead and channel catfish excellent on cut bait, live bait and chicken liver in the river channel and the main lake. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around channels and brush structure. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha 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: December 14. Elevation below normal, water 62 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair on plastic baits, jigs and crankbaits at 15-20 ft. around points and creek channels. Striped and white bass fair on sassy shad, slabs and live shad at 15-30 ft. in the main lake and the river channel. Channel and blue catfish fair on live bait, stinkbait and worms at 10-20 ft. along creek channels, riprap and the main lake. Crappie and sunfish fair on minnows and tube jigs at 5-10 ft. around docks and brush structure. Report submitted by Danny Club, 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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