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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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Southeast

Submitted by:
Jack Melton
Date:
01/14/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
47 and stained to muddy

Action: Fair
Baits:  Spoons
Locations: Other, and mid-lake


Additional Information:
Bass fishing is slow. White bass fair on white spoons off drop-offs 34-56 ft. deep . Cold rainy weather has hampered fishing.

Submitted by:
Dru Polk
Date:
01/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
58

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Spoons
Locations: Brush structure, Points

Action: Fair
Baits:  Live Bait, Sunfish
Locations: Channels, Main lake, Points


Submitted by:
Jake Bersche
Date:
01/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Channels, Flats, Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Hair Jigs
Locations: Coves, Inlet

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

Submitted by:
Andrew Potter
Date:
01/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
48 and murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Dough bait, Live Bait, Shad
Locations: Below the dam, Main lake, River Channel

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Below the dam, Brush structure, Main lake, River Channel, Standing timber


Submitted by:
Garret Harley
Date:
01/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
43 and murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Alabama Rig, Crankbaits, Plastics
Locations: Main lake, Points, River Channel, Weed beds

Action: Slow
Baits:  Alabama Rig, Crankbaits, Live Shad
Locations: Coves, Main lake, River Channel

Action: Slow
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait
Locations: Coves, Creek channels, Riprap, Weed beds

Submitted by:
Mark Hannah
Date:
01/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Tube Jigs, and Salmon Eggs
Locations: Below the dam, Creek channels, Spillway



Submitted by:
Jay Harvey
Date:
01/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
50

Action: Slow
Baits:  Crankbaits, Lipless Baits, Plastics
Locations: Brush structure, Flats, Points



Submitted by:
Mark Hannah
Date:
01/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Spoons
Locations: Points, River Channel

Action: Slow
Baits:  Spoons
Locations: Channels

Action: Fair
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait
Locations: Main lake

Submitted by:
Allen Couch
Date:
01/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Dough bait, Shad, Stinkbait
Locations: Channels, River Channel, River Mouth

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Inlet, River Mouth


Submitted by:
Dane Polk
Date:
01/15/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
53

Action: Slow
Baits:  Bill Baits, Jigs, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Rocks, Shorelines, Standing timber



Submitted by:
Trey Hale
Date:
01/16/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
46 muddy

Action: Good
Baits:  Alabama Rig, Flukes, Live Shad
Locations: Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Below the dam, Dam, Discharge, Main lake, River Mouth

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs, Live Bait, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Docks
Additional Information:
Lake levels are high and water is muddy, striped bass are still biting via Deadsticking method on flukes rigged as a single or Alabama rig. Use electronics to locate active schools of fish and suspend baits at appropriate depths. Jug lines are productive for blue cat on main lake , below dam blue cats are biting shad/ cut bait. Crappie are slow below docks with the muddy water use dark colored jigs for best results. Adding scent to crappie jigs seem to help.

Submitted by:
Trey Hale
Date:
01/16/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
46 muddy

Action: Good
Baits:  Alabama Rig, Flukes, Live Shad
Locations: Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Below the dam, Dam, Discharge, Main lake, River Mouth

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs, Live Bait, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Docks
Additional Information:
Lake levels are high and water is muddy, striped bass are still biting via Deadsticking method on flukes rigged as a single or Alabama rig. Use electronics to locate active schools of fish and suspend baits at appropriate depths. Jug lines are productive for blue cat on main lake , below dam blue cats are biting shad/ cut bait. Crappie are slow below docks with the muddy water use dark colored jigs for best results. Adding scent to crappie jigs seem to help.

Submitted by:
Thomas Gillham
Date:
01/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Cloudy

Action: Slow
Baits:  Bill Baits, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Channels

Action: Fair
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Punch bait, Shad
Locations: Below the dam, Channels, Points

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Below the dam, Brush structure, Channels, Standing timber

Central

Submitted by:
Bob Martin - Fish Biologist, Oklahoma City P&R
Date:
01/14/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
46 degrees Fahrenheit

Action: Good
Baits:  Powerbait, Worms, Other, and Salmon eggs. Power bait colors - yellow, pink, red, chartreuse, brown
Locations: Points, Shorelines


Additional Information:
The Oklahoma City Parks & Recreation Department and the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation is offering a free trout fishing clinic. The clinic will be held on January 18, 7 to 8:30 pm at the PC High School gym, 5300 NW 50th Street. The trout fishing topics at the clinic will include equipment and bait, fish cleaning and preparation, regulations, knot tying and casting. Volunteer instructors from Trout Unlimited will have a fly fishing demonstration. To register for the trout clinic, call the H.B. Parsons Fish Hatchery at 405-297-1426.

Northeast

Submitted by:
Rick Stafford in Wagoner
Date:
01/13/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
45 and Murky

Action: Slow
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Live Bait, Live Shad, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Docks, Rocks, and 15 to 25 ft deep .

Action: Slow
Baits:  Live Shad
Locations: River Channel

Additional Information:
all other fishing is slow

Kaw

Submitted by:
Spencer Grace
Date:
01/15/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
40s muddy

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Snagging
Locations: Below the dam

Action: Fair
Baits:  Grubs, Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Creek channels, Riprap, River Channel, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad, Worms
Locations: Flats, Inlet, River Channel

Submitted by:
Bailey
Date:
01/17/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Muddy

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

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


Submitted by:
Warden Jeremy Bersche
Date:
01/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky 45

Action: Fair
Baits:  Nymphs, Powerbait
Locations: Below the dam, Tailwater



Submitted by:
Jard Avilez
Date:
01/14/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
40 and murky

Action: Slow
Baits:  Crankbaits, Grubs, and plastic worms
Locations: Brush structure, Creek channels, and vegetation


Additional Information:
Saugeye Action: Slow Baits: Crankbaits,worms Locations: main lake channel, dam Crappie Action: Fair Baits: Minnows, Jigs, PowerBait Locations: Docks, Cedar Brush Piles Catfish- Channel Action: Fair Baits: Shad, Dough Bait, Minnows Locations: Docks

Submitted by:
Stephen Paul, Noble county game warden
Date:
01/13/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Powerbait, and Salmon Eggs
Locations: Coves



Submitted by:
Stephen Paul, Noble county game warden
Date:
01/13/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Live Shad
Locations: Main lake

Action: Slow
Baits:  Crankbaits
Locations: Discharge, Main lake


Northwest

Submitted by:
Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House
Date:
01/14/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
low 40s

Action: Good
Baits:  Slabs
Locations: Other, and deep water


Additional Information:
Walleye fair with live bait. Catfish slow. White bass fair with hard baits.

Southwest

Submitted by:
Brayden Hicks
Date:
01/15/2019
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
40’s clear

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



Submitted by:
Chris Stover
Date:
01/11/2019
Lake Elevation:
Rising
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Stinkbait
Locations: Channels, Main lake

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Brush structure


Submitted by:
Chris Stover
Date:
01/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait
Locations: Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Brush structure


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:
Bob Martin - Fish Biologist, Oklahoma City P&R
Date:
01/14/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
46 degrees Fahrenheit

Action: Good
Baits:  Powerbait, Worms, Other, and Salmon eggs. Power bait colors - yellow, pink, red, chartreuse, brown
Locations: Points, Shorelines


Additional Information:
The Oklahoma City Parks & Recreation Department and the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation is offering a free trout fishing clinic. The clinic will be held on January 18, 7 to 8:30 pm at the PC High School gym, 5300 NW 50th Street. The trout fishing topics at the clinic will include equipment and bait, fish cleaning and preparation, regulations, knot tying and casting. Volunteer instructors from Trout Unlimited will have a fly fishing demonstration. To register for the trout clinic, call the H.B. Parsons Fish Hatchery at 405-297-1426.

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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Sign-up for the weekly fishing report!
Submitted by:
Rick Stafford in Wagoner
Date:
01/13/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
45 and Murky

Action: Slow
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Live Bait, Live Shad, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Docks, Rocks, and 15 to 25 ft deep .

Action: Slow
Baits:  Live Shad
Locations: River Channel

Additional Information:
all other fishing is slow

Kaw

Submitted by:
Spencer Grace
Date:
01/15/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
40s muddy

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Snagging
Locations: Below the dam

Action: Fair
Baits:  Grubs, Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Creek channels, Riprap, River Channel, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad, Worms
Locations: Flats, Inlet, River Channel

Submitted by:
Bailey
Date:
01/17/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Muddy

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

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


Submitted by:
Warden Jeremy Bersche
Date:
01/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky 45

Action: Fair
Baits:  Nymphs, Powerbait
Locations: Below the dam, Tailwater



Submitted by:
Jard Avilez
Date:
01/14/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
40 and murky

Action: Slow
Baits:  Crankbaits, Grubs, and plastic worms
Locations: Brush structure, Creek channels, and vegetation


Additional Information:
Saugeye Action: Slow Baits: Crankbaits,worms Locations: main lake channel, dam Crappie Action: Fair Baits: Minnows, Jigs, PowerBait Locations: Docks, Cedar Brush Piles Catfish- Channel Action: Fair Baits: Shad, Dough Bait, Minnows Locations: Docks

Submitted by:
Stephen Paul, Noble county game warden
Date:
01/13/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Powerbait, and Salmon Eggs
Locations: Coves



Submitted by:
Stephen Paul, Noble county game warden
Date:
01/13/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Live Shad
Locations: Main lake

Action: Slow
Baits:  Crankbaits
Locations: Discharge, Main lake


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:
Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House
Date:
01/14/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
low 40s

Action: Good
Baits:  Slabs
Locations: Other, and deep water


Additional Information:
Walleye fair with live bait. Catfish slow. White bass fair with hard baits.

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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Sign-up for the weekly fishing report!
Submitted by:
Jack Melton
Date:
01/14/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
47 and stained to muddy

Action: Fair
Baits:  Spoons
Locations: Other, and mid-lake


Additional Information:
Bass fishing is slow. White bass fair on white spoons off drop-offs 34-56 ft. deep . Cold rainy weather has hampered fishing.

Submitted by:
Dru Polk
Date:
01/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
58

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Spoons
Locations: Brush structure, Points

Action: Fair
Baits:  Live Bait, Sunfish
Locations: Channels, Main lake, Points


Submitted by:
Jake Bersche
Date:
01/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Channels, Flats, Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Hair Jigs
Locations: Coves, Inlet

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

Submitted by:
Andrew Potter
Date:
01/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
48 and murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Dough bait, Live Bait, Shad
Locations: Below the dam, Main lake, River Channel

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Below the dam, Brush structure, Main lake, River Channel, Standing timber


Submitted by:
Garret Harley
Date:
01/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
43 and murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Alabama Rig, Crankbaits, Plastics
Locations: Main lake, Points, River Channel, Weed beds

Action: Slow
Baits:  Alabama Rig, Crankbaits, Live Shad
Locations: Coves, Main lake, River Channel

Action: Slow
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait
Locations: Coves, Creek channels, Riprap, Weed beds

Submitted by:
Mark Hannah
Date:
01/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Tube Jigs, and Salmon Eggs
Locations: Below the dam, Creek channels, Spillway



Submitted by:
Jay Harvey
Date:
01/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
50

Action: Slow
Baits:  Crankbaits, Lipless Baits, Plastics
Locations: Brush structure, Flats, Points



Submitted by:
Mark Hannah
Date:
01/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Spoons
Locations: Points, River Channel

Action: Slow
Baits:  Spoons
Locations: Channels

Action: Fair
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait
Locations: Main lake

Submitted by:
Allen Couch
Date:
01/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Dough bait, Shad, Stinkbait
Locations: Channels, River Channel, River Mouth

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Inlet, River Mouth


Submitted by:
Dane Polk
Date:
01/15/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
53

Action: Slow
Baits:  Bill Baits, Jigs, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Rocks, Shorelines, Standing timber



Submitted by:
Trey Hale
Date:
01/16/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
46 muddy

Action: Good
Baits:  Alabama Rig, Flukes, Live Shad
Locations: Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Below the dam, Dam, Discharge, Main lake, River Mouth

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs, Live Bait, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Docks
Additional Information:
Lake levels are high and water is muddy, striped bass are still biting via Deadsticking method on flukes rigged as a single or Alabama rig. Use electronics to locate active schools of fish and suspend baits at appropriate depths. Jug lines are productive for blue cat on main lake , below dam blue cats are biting shad/ cut bait. Crappie are slow below docks with the muddy water use dark colored jigs for best results. Adding scent to crappie jigs seem to help.

Submitted by:
Trey Hale
Date:
01/16/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
46 muddy

Action: Good
Baits:  Alabama Rig, Flukes, Live Shad
Locations: Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Below the dam, Dam, Discharge, Main lake, River Mouth

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs, Live Bait, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Docks
Additional Information:
Lake levels are high and water is muddy, striped bass are still biting via Deadsticking method on flukes rigged as a single or Alabama rig. Use electronics to locate active schools of fish and suspend baits at appropriate depths. Jug lines are productive for blue cat on main lake , below dam blue cats are biting shad/ cut bait. Crappie are slow below docks with the muddy water use dark colored jigs for best results. Adding scent to crappie jigs seem to help.

Submitted by:
Thomas Gillham
Date:
01/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Cloudy

Action: Slow
Baits:  Bill Baits, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Channels

Action: Fair
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Punch bait, Shad
Locations: Below the dam, Channels, Points

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Below the dam, Brush structure, Channels, Standing timber

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:
Brayden Hicks
Date:
01/15/2019
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
40’s clear

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



Submitted by:
Chris Stover
Date:
01/11/2019
Lake Elevation:
Rising
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Stinkbait
Locations: Channels, Main lake

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Brush structure


Submitted by:
Chris Stover
Date:
01/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait
Locations: Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Brush structure