Fishing Reports - Southwest
Ellsworth: May 1. Elevation above normal, water 67. White bass good on crawfish, spinnerbaits and small lures below the dam and along shorelines. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver and stinkbait below the dam and along channels. Report submitted by Michael Zimmerman, game warden stationed in Grady County.
Foss: May 1. Elevation 4 ft. below normal, water high 60s and clear. Walleye good on worms near rocks along the dam. Crappie fair on jigs around fishing docks. Striped bass hybrids fair on live bait drifting in deep water. Catfish fair on stinkbait and cut bait. White bass fair in the river. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House.
Ft. Cobb: April 25. Elevation above normal, water 69. Crappie good on jigs and worms along shallows and shorelines. Saugeye fair on worms and jigs along coves and shorelines. Report submitted by John Grellner, game warden stationed in Caddo County.
Lawtonka: May 1. Elevation above normal, water 66. Smallmouth and largemouth bass good on bill baits and lipless baits along riprap and shorelines. Blue catfish good on crawfish and shrimp along channels and the main lake. Report submitted by Michael Zimmerman, game warden stationed in Grady County.
No report submitted.
Tom Steed: May 2. Elevation above normal, water 56. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs at 8-10 ft. along rocks. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait and stinkbait at 5-10 ft. along creek channels and flats. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.
Waurika: May 2. Elevation normal, water 60. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait and stinkbait in the main lake. Crappie slow on jigs around brush structure. Report submitted by Chris Stover, game warden stationed in Stephens County.