Fishing Reports - Southwest
Ellsworth: August 23. Elevation above normal, water 82 and murky. Blue and channel catfish slow on cut bait, shad and punch bait around points and rocks. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.
Foss: August 24. Elevation 5 ft. below normal with gates closed, water high 70s and clear. Catfish good on trotlines baited with live bait. Striped bass hybrids fair on lures and live bait. Walleye slow. Crappie slow. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B&K Bait House.
Ft. Cobb: August 24. Elevation normal, water 79. Saugeye fair on worms and jigs along rocks and the main lake. Channel, blue and flathead catfish slow on chicken liver and stinkbait in the main lake. Report submitted by John Grellner, game warden stationed Cotton County.
Lawtonka: August 23. Elevation above normal, water 83 and clear. Saugeye and white bass slow on crankbaits and small lures in the main lake. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.
No report submitted.
Tom Steed: August 25. Elevation normal, water 70. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait and stinkbait at 5-10 ft. along flats. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.
Waurika: August 22. Elevation normal, water 80. Blue catfish fair on chicken liver, stinkbait and cut bait around points, shorelines and the main lake. Report submitted by Chris Stover, game warden stationed in Stephens County.