Fishing Reports - Southwest
Ellsworth: May 12. Elevation 5 ft. below normal, water muddy. Catfish fair to good on cut bait off rocky points. Crappie fair to good on minnows and jigs in shallow water around structure. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.
Foss: May 14. Elevation 12 ft. below normal with gates closed, water low 60s and clear. Main ramp is still open. Walleye good on live bait. Crappie good near the marina. Catfish fair trotlines baited with liver and stinkbait. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House.
Ft. Cobb: May 14. Elevation 4 ft. below normal, water 67 and murky. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 2-8 ft. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait and live bait at various depths. Striped bass hybrids good on swim baits, cut baits, live baits and crankbaits at 4-8 ft. Largemouth bass good on live bait, soft plastic baits, crankbaits and swim baits at 2-6 ft. Report submitted by Tyler Howser, game warden stationed in Caddo County.
Lawtonka: May 12. Elevation normal, water murky. Catfish fair to good on cut bait. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.
Medicine Creek: March 11.
Trout good on salmon eggs in Bath Lake to Gondola Dam and fair
on small in-line spinnerbaits and Super Dupers. Trout good on
small black flies with fly equipment from the Hwy 49 Bridge to
the south and fair on minnows, floating Power Baits and small
spinnerbaits. Report submitted by Jimmy Miller with Gone Fishin’.
Tom Steed: May 12. Elevation 10 ft. below normal, water murky. Crappie good on minnows and jigs along shallow rock and brush areas. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on minnows on bottom off points. Catfish fair on cut bait. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.
Waurika: May 12. Elevation 12 ft. below normal, water murky. Crappie fair on minnows and white/chartreuse jigs near rocks and timber. Striped bass hybrids very good on crayfish, jigs and shiny spoons off windy points. Blue catfish very good along the rocks at Corum Bridge. Flathead catfish fair on worms and sunfish. Report submitted by Ted Hasty, game warden stationed in Jefferson County.