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:: March 22. Elevation 9 ft. below normal, water 51-54 and clear to stained up creek arms. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, worms, Alabama rigs and lipless baits at 4-10 ft. along coves, shallows, the main lake and flats close to deep water. White bass slow on Alabama rigs, lipless baits and grubs at 4-10 ft. along creek channels and backs of coves late evening. Crappie slow on jigs around brush structure. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: March 10. Elevation normal, water 48 and murky. Trout good on Power Bait at 4-6 ft. along creek channels, rocks and below riffles and obstructions in current. Approximately 2,000 rainbow trout were stocked on March 9. Murky water has made lure and fly fishing fair but Power Bait fishermen are having great success. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, worms and stinkbait at 5-7 ft. around rocks, brush structure and channels. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.


Broken Bow: March 22. Elevation normal, water 56. White bass good on in-line spinnerbaits, jigs and grubs at 5-10 ft. along channels, the river channel and creek channels. Largemouth bass good on Alabama rigs and crankbaits at 10 ft. around brush structure, shorelines and points. Channel and blue catfish good on chicken liver, worms, stinkbait and punch bait at 15-20 ft. along channels, at the river mouth and creek channels. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.


Eufaula:  March 22. Elevation normal, water 55-57 and stained. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits and crankbaits along rocky shallow areas. White bass good on small spinnerbaits and small jigs along feeder creeks and rivers. Blue catfish good on shad along shallow flats. Crappie fair at 4-10 ft. around brush piles and rocky areas. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: March 22. Elevation 2 ft. above normal, water 50. White bass fair on spinnerbaits and grubs along shoals on the northern part of the Kiamichi River. Catfish fair to good on trotlines baited with minnows and stinkbait. Blue catfish good to excellent on cut shad below the dam. Crappie fair to good on minnows at 6-10 ft. moving into shallows. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.


Konawa: March 24. Elevation normal, water 54 and clear. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits, plastic baits and jerk baits at 6-8 ft. in the discharge, along riprap and around points. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on minnows, jigs, slabs and cut bait at 8-10 ft. in the discharge, around points and creek channels. Channel catfish fair on cut bait, punch bait, stinkbait and worms at 8-10 ft. around points, the discharge and creek channels. Report submitted by Tyler Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.


Lower Mountain Fork: March 22. Elevation normal, water 50 and clear. Trout excellent on Power Bait, small lures, nymphs and salmon eggs along rocks, the spillway and creek channels. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

March 19. Stocked 2,100 lbs., approximately 990 rainbow trout on March 19. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the Southeast Regional Office.



McGee Creek:
March 15. Elevation 3 2/3 ft. below normal, water 50 and clear. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on Alabama rigs, jigs and crankbaits at 15-25 ft. around brush structure and rocks. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, stinkbait and cut bait at 10-15 ft. along flats. Report submitted by Larry Luman, game warden stationed in Atoka County.


Murray: March 23. Elevation below normal, water 55 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on jerk baits, crankbaits and plastic baits at 5-15 ft. around rocks, points and weed beds. White bass fair on jigs, sassy shad, tube jigs and crankbaits at 5-20 ft. in the main lake, around points and creek channels. Crappie and sunfish fair on minnows, jigs, tube jigs and small lures at 4-12 ft. around points, brush structure and coves. Channel catfish fair on punch bait, worms, shrimp and shad at 5-20 ft. along creek channel, flats and coves. Report submitted by Jeremy Brothers, game warden stationed in Carter County.


Pine Creek: March 22. Elevation normal, water 58 and clear. Largemouth bass excellent on Alabama rigs and spinnerbaits along rocks, shallows and creek channels. Crappie excellent on jigs along shallows. White bass good on jigs, sassy shad and spinnerbaits along the river channel. Channel catfish good on worms along channels. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.


Robber's Cave State Park: March 10. Stocked 892 lbs., approximately 838 rainbow trout on February 19. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary stationed at ODWC Southeast Regional Office.

Robert S. Kerr: March 22. Elevation normal, water 59 and muddy. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 1-10 ft. along creek channels and weed beds. White bass excellent on in-line spinnerbaits and jigs in white and chartreuse in creek channels. White bass are moving up the creeks to spawn. Trolling and bank fishing the Big Sans Bois Creek has been producing good stringers of white bass as long as there is good water flow. Blue and channel catfish good on live shad at 4 ft. along flats and the sand bar. Largemouth bass good on jigs and spinnerbaits at 1-6 ft. along shallows, rocks and creek channels. Report submitted by J. D. Stauffer, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: March 22. Elevation normal, water 59. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait at 16 ft. along channels. White bass fair on grubs at 12 ft. along channels. Largemouth bass fair on in-line spinnerbaits, spinnerbaits and plastic baits at 6 ft. along weed beds. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Latimer County.


Texoma: March 22. Elevation below normal, water 48 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on jigs, crankbaits and spinnerbaits at 10-20 ft. around brush structure, points and creek channels. Striped and white bass good on live shad, slabs and sassy shad at 10-30 ft. in the main lake and river channel. Channel and blue catfish good on stinkbait, worms and cut bait at 10-20 ft. in coves and creek channels. Crappie and sunfish good on tube jigs, minnows and small lures at 5-20 ft. along creek channels, docks and brush structure. Crappie and sunfish good on tube jigs, minnows and small lures at 5-20 ft. along creek channels, docks and brush structure. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.


Wister: March 22. Elevation rising, water 53. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on chartreuse/white crankbaits and spinnerbaits at 10-12 ft. along channels and points. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait, shad and chicken liver at 8-10 ft. below the dam, channels and flats. Crappie, sunfish and bluegill good on minnows, blue/chartreuse and gold pearl tube jigs and jigs at 4-6 ft. below the dam, around standing timber and brush structure. Report submitted by Randy Fennell, game warden stationed in Le Flore County.




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