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:: May 23. Elevation above normal, water 70 and muddy. Largemouth bass slow on Caddis flies in coves. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: May 26. Elevation dropping, water 62 and murky. Channel catfish good on shrimp, stinkbait and sunfish at 2-5 ft. along shorelines and channels. All other fishing slow due to flooding. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.


Broken Bow: May 24. All access to the lake is closed. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.


Eufaula:  May 24. Elevation 14 ft. above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass slow. White bass fair on jigs around culverts with current. Blue catfish good on a variety of baits along flooded flats. Crappie slow. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: May 24. Elevation 35 ft. above normal and rising. There is little to no boat access. Blue catfish fair on cut bait below the dam. Flathead catfish fair on live bait and large white jigs below the dam. All fishing is slow in the lake. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.


Konawa: May 25. Elevation above normal, water 74 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits, topwater lures and jerk baits at 4-8 ft. around points, weed beds and shallows. Channel catfish good on cut bait, worms, punch bait and dough bait at 6-10 ft. around points, riprap and discharge. White bass fair on live shad, cut bait, sassy shad and jigs at 8-10 ft. along creek channels, points and discharge. Report submitted by Tyler Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.


Lower Mountain Fork: May 24. Closed at Beavers Bend State Park and Spillway Creek due to flooding. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

May 21. Stocked 2,100 lbs., approximately 1,470 rainbow trout on May 21. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the Southeast Regional Office.



McGee Creek:
May 24. All fishing access is closed due to flooding. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.


Murray: May 26. Elevation above normal, water 60 and muddy. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass slow on crankbaits, tube jigs and plastic baits at 4-12 ft. along rocks, points and docks. Crappie slow on minnows, tube jigs and jigs at 7-15 ft. along rocks, points and brush structure. Channel catfish good on cut bait, worms, shrimp and punch bait at 5-10 ft. along shallows, rocks and creek channels. Report submitted by Jeremy Brothers, game warden stationed in Carter County.


Pine Creek: May 24. Lake is closed due to flooding. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.


Robber's Cave State Park: No report submitted.

Robert S. Kerr: May 24. Elevation rising, water muddy. Channel catfish excellent on punch bait and worms at 2-6 ft. along creek channels. Flathead catfish good on live shad and cut bait along creek channels. Carp good bowfishing along weed beds. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs in black and pink around standing timber and creek channels. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits, crankbaits and Alabama rigs at 2-4 ft. along creek channels and weed beds. Report submitted by J. D. Stauffer, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: May 23. Lake is flooded. All fishing slow. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Latimer and Pushmataha counties.


Texoma: May 24. Elevation above normal, water 62 and muddy in the north and murky in the south. The lake is flooded and there are few areas accessible for fishing. Striped bass good on below the dam and the Washita River. Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair on jigs, plastic baits and crankbaits at 5-15 ft. around points, brush structure and riprap. Channel and blue catfish excellent on worms, stinkbait, live bait and cut shad at 5-20 ft. in the river channel, the main lake and tailwaters. Crappie fair on minnows, tube jigs and small lures at 5-10 ft. along riprap, brush structure and creek channels. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.


Wister: May 24. Elevation 27 1/2 ft. above normal, water 64 and murky. Water is over the spillway. Largemouth bass slow on crankbaits below the dam. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Randy Fennell, game warden stationed in Le Flore County.




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