Fishing Reports - Southwest
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.
No report submitted.
Tom Steed: September 23. Elevation below normal, water 76 and murky. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut bait on bottom and along flats. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.
Waurika: September 22. Elevation below normal, water 79. Blue and channel catfish fair on stinkbait in the main lake. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Chris Stover, game warden stationed in Stephens County.