Fishing Reports - Southwest


map of southwest Oklahoma with lakes in the region1. Altus-Lugert
2. Ellsworth
3. Foss
4. Ft. Cobb
5. Tom Steed
6. Waurika
7. Lawtonka

8. Medicine Creek Park

Altus-Lugert: Fishery is still affected by the Golden Algae blooms from this past winter. Fisheries personnel are continuing to monitor the situation.

Ellsworth: July 6. Elevation below normal, water 79. Channel, blue and flathead catfish slow on cut bait and punch bait around points and creek channels. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.

Foss: August 12. Elevation 18 ft. below normal with gates closed, water mid 80s and clear. Striped bass hybrids good on topwater lures early morning and late evening. Walleye slow on live bait. Catfish fair on trotlines baited with stinkbait. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House.

Ft. Cobb: September 7. Elevation below normal, water 82 and fair. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around docks. Channel catfish fair on cut bait, hotdogs and shrimp in coves and channels. Saugeye fair on shad and slabs around points, below the dam and around rocks. Report submitted by Sunset Cove Marina.

Lawtonka July 6. Elevation normal, water 79. White bass slow on minnows and small lures at the spillway and riprap. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.

Medicine Creek: No report submitted.

Tom Steed:
September 16. Elevation below normal, water 76. Blue and channel catfish slow on shad and punch bait on bottom along flats. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.

Waurika: September 15. Elevation below normal, water 79. Channel and blue catfish fair on stinkbait and shad in the main lake and around points. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Chris Stover, game warden stationed in Stephens County.



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