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:: February 3. Elevation normal, water 46 and very stained. Smallmouth and largemouth bass slow on Alabama rigs, spoons and crankbaits at 5-25 ft. around points, the main lake and river channel. All fishing slow. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: February 3. Elevation normal, water 50 and clear. Trout excellent on PowerBait, spinnerbaits, spoons, woolly buggers, San Juan worms, caddis flies and Frenchies near bottom along sand bars, rocks, below riffles and waterfalls. Approximately 1,500 rainbow trout were stocked on January 27. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait and stinkbait at 5-7 ft. along rocks, brush structure and deeper pools around current. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Broken Bow: January 31. Elevation above normal, water 50. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on crankbaits, jigs and spoons at 5-25 ft. along creek channels, rocks and points. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on cut bait, sunfish, shad and live bait at 20-25 ft. along channel, around points and river mouths. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.



Eufaula:  January 31. Elevation normal, water murky. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, suspended jerk baits and large blade spinnerbaits around points. Blue catfish good on shad, cut bait and jigs below the dam and along riprap points. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 7-15 ft. around docks, brush structure and creek channels. Report submitted by Cody Jones, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.  

Hugo: January 31. Elevation above normal, water 52 and muddy. Blue catfish slow on shad below the dam. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.


Konawa: January 17. Elevation normal, water 45 and clear. Largemouth bass slow on crankbaits, sassy shad and plastic baits at 2-16 ft. in the discharge, around points and creek channels. White bass fair on cut bait and shad at 8-14 ft. in the discharge. Report submitted by Tyler Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.


Lower Mountain Fork: January 31. Elevation above normal, water 45 and murky. Trout good on PowerBait below the dam. Beaver's Bend State Park is still closed. However, fishing is still open at Mountain Fork Park east of Broken Bow. Even with releases still ongoing from Broken Bow Lake, fishing has still been good on the lower parts of the river. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

February 2. Stocked approximately 2,360 rainbow trout on January 28. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the Southeast Regional Office.


McGee Creek:
January 31. Elevation normal, water 48 and clear. Largemouth bass slow on jigs and plastic baits at 15-25 ft. along channels and points. Report submitted by Larry Luman, game warden stationed in Atoka County.
Murray: No report submitted.


Pine Creek: January 31. Elevation above normal, water 49 and murky. Largemouth bass fair on jigs and spinnerbaits along channels and brush structure. Crappie fair on spoons around brush structure. Channel catfish good on cut bait along the river channel. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.


Robber's Cave State Park: February 2. Stocked approximately 640 rainbow trout on January 28. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the Southeast Regional Office.

Robert S. Kerr: January 31. Elevation above normal, water murky. Blue and channel catfish excellent on cut bait and shad along channels, coves and points. Crappie and white bass good on minnows and tube jigs along creek channels and brush structure. Largemouth, spotted and white bass fair on bill baits, plastic baits and Alabama rigs along coves, points and riprap. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: January 31. Elevation normal, water 50. Crappie fair on jigs at 14 ft. around brush structure and channels. Largemouth bass fair on bill baits, worms and plastic baits at 4-15 ft. around brush structure and rocks. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.


Texoma: January 31. Elevation normal, water 50 and murky in the north and clear in the south. Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair on plastic baits, spinnerbaits and crankbaits at 5-15 ft. along riprap, creek channels and brush structure. Striped and white bass fair on slabs, sassy shad, live shad and ghost minnows at 10-20 ft. below the dam, along coves and river channel. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut bait, stinkbait and shad at 5-15 ft. below the dam, along riprap, docks and active cleaning stations. Crappie, sunfish and white bass fair on tube jigs, minnows and small lures at 5-15 ft. along creek channels, brush structure and docks. Paddlefish fair at 10-15 ft. below the dam while generating. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.


Wister: January 31. Elevation 16 ft. above normal. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 6-8 ft. below the dam. Report submitted by Randy Fennell, game warden stationed in Le Flore County.


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