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Fishing Report Northeast Region

We know that fishing in Oklahoma can be good nearly all year round but the peak time for most species and anglers is March to June, which is when we require reports to be submitted. If there is a particular lake you would like to know about during the non-required report time you can contact the county game warden or a local bait shop to check on the lake conditions before heading out.
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  • Submitted by:
    BEN HAFF
    Date:
    02/22/2021
    Above Average
    Lake Level Data:
    Water Temp and Clarity:
    32*F, unk

    Action: Good
    Baits:  Snagging
    Locations: Below the dam


    Additional Information:
    At time of report, most of Ft.Gibson Lake is still frozen solid. Anglers should not try to get out on the ice. The ice would eventually break, causing a very dangerous situation for an angler. Most access locations such as boat ramps and boat docks are also still frozen. Experts have forecast mid-week temperatures outside that should begin to melt the ice. No fishing activity has been observed on the frozen lake. Anglers below the dam were able to find open water. Anglers snagging paddlefish below the dam have been successful.
  • Submitted by:
    Gary Wilcox
    Date:
    02/22/2021
    Normal
    Water Temp and Clarity:
    40s and stained

    Action: Fair
    Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
    Locations: Brush structure, Docks


  • Kaw

    Submitted by:
    Spencer Grace
    Date:
    02/23/2021
    Above Average
    Lake Level Data:
    Water Temp and Clarity:
    1.6’ above, muddy, 30’s

    Action: Fair
    Baits:  Snagging
    Locations: Below the dam

    Action: Fair
    Baits:  Cut Bait, Punch bait, Shad, Worms
    Locations: Flats, Main lake, River Channel, River Mouth

    Action: Slow
    Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
    Locations: Brush structure, Standing timber
  • Submitted by:
    Bailey
    Date:
    02/18/2021
    Below Average
    Lake Level Data:
    Water Temp and Clarity:
    N/A

    Action: Good
    Baits:  Cut Bait
    Locations: Below the dam


    Additional Information:
    Portions of lake are frozen and unable to obtain data. Temperatures are still in the extreme cold range. Use great caution when around water.
  • Submitted by:
    Bailey
    Date:
    02/22/2021
    Below Average
    Lake Level Data:
    Water Temp and Clarity:
    N/A

    Action: Slow
    Baits:  Minnows
    Locations: Docks


    Additional Information:
    No fishing report available. All water frozen and roads are closed below the dam. Use extreme caution when around water and ice.
  • Submitted by:
    Brek Henry
    Date:
    02/21/2021
    Normal
    Lake Level Data:
    Water Temp and Clarity:
    42 clear

    Action: Fair
    Baits:  In-line Spinnerbait, Powerbait
    Locations: Below the dam


    Additional Information:
    Water is starting to cycle flow some. Best during periods of low or no flow.
  • Submitted by:
    J.D. Stauffer
    Date:
    02/24/2021
    Below Average
    Lake Level Data:
    Water Temp and Clarity:
    30’s and clear

    Action: Slow
    Baits:  Live Shad
    Locations: Below the dam

    Action: Slow
    Baits:  Minnows
    Locations: Below the dam

    Action: Fair
    Baits:  Snagging
    Locations: Below the dam
    Additional Information:
    As of Wednesday, February 24, 2021 Lake Oologah is still almost completely covered in ice but is thawing quickly. All boat ramps are currently closed by the Corps of Engineers. Fishing below the dam is open. Check COE website for water discharge information.
  • Submitted by:
    Stephen Paul, Noble county game warden
    Date:
    02/22/2021
    Below Average
    Water Temp and Clarity:
    30’s and muddy

    Action: Slow
    Baits:  Powerbait, Small Lures
    Locations: Coves, Dam


    Additional Information:
    February 21, 2021 the lake was still covered in ice, but a few sections were starting to thaw.
  • Submitted by:
    Stephen Paul, Noble county game warden
    Date:
    02/22/2021
    Normal
    Water Temp and Clarity:
    30’s and murky

    Action: Slow
    Baits:  Jigs, Plastics
    Locations: Discharge


    Additional Information:
    The majority of the lake and the boat ramps were still covered in ice as of February 21, 2021.
  • Submitted by:
    Cody Youngblood
    Date:
    02/22/2021
    Normal
    Lake Level Data:
    Water Temp and Clarity:
    30’s and clear

    Action: Fair
    Baits:  Jigs, Plastics, Small Lures, Tube Jigs
    Locations: Brush structure, Docks, Rocks, Standing timber

    Action: Fair
    Baits:  Hair Jigs, Jigs, Small Lures
    Locations: Creek channels, Flats, Main lake, River Channel

    Action: Fair
    Baits:  Hair Jigs, Jigs, Small Lures
    Locations: Brush structure, Docks, Standing timber
    Additional Information:
    Upper portion of lake and coves are thawing from recent weather. Caution should be taken to watch for large pieces of ice near surface while boating.
  • Submitted by:
    Gary Wilcox
    Date:
    02/22/2021
    Normal
    Lake Level Data:
    Water Temp and Clarity:
    40s and murky

    Action: Fair
    Baits:  Shad
    Locations: Below the dam, Channels