Fishing Reports - Southwest

 

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

8. Medicine Creek Park














Ellsworth: May 17. Elevation above normal, water 68. Channel and blue catfish slow on chicken liver, stinkbait and punch bait along creek channels and shorelines. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around docks, standing timber and rocks. White bass fair on small lures below the dam. Report submitted by Michael Zimmerman, game warden stationed in Grady County.



Ft. Cobb: May 16. Elevation normal, water 70. Saugeye fair on worms and jigs in the main lake and along rocks. Channel and blue catfish fair on dough bait and shrimp along coves and in the main lake. Report submitted by John Grellner, game warden stationed in Caddo County.


Lawtonka May 17. Elevation above normal, water 67. Smallmouth, largemouth and saugeye bass slow on bill baits along riprap. Blue and channel catfish fair on crawfish, stinkbait and cut bait on bottom along coves, rocks and creek channels. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs along coves and rocks. Report submitted by Michael Zimmerman, game warden stationed in Grady County.


Medicine Creek: No report submitted.

Tom Steed: May 17. Elevation above normal, water 60. White bass, striped bass hybrids and saugeye good on minnows, jigs and sassy shad at 3-6 ft. around points and rocks. Channel and blue catfish fair on stinkbait and cut bait at 3-6 ft. along rocks. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs at 2-6 ft. along shorelines and rocks. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.


Waurika: May 15. Elevation normal, water 60s. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait, stinkbait and chicken liver in the main lake, along shorelines and points. Crappie slow on jigs around brush structure. Report submitted by Chris Stover, game warden stationed in Stephens County.

 

 

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