Fishing Reports - Northeast

picture of a map of the northeast region of Oklahoma 1. Birch
2. Carl Blackwell
3. Copan
4. Eucha
5. Ft. Gibson
6. Grand
7. Greenleaf
8. Hudson
9. Hulah
10. Kaw
11. Keystone
12. Oologah
13. Pawhuska
14. Skiatook
15. Sooner
16. Spavinaw
17. Tenkiller
18. Webbers Falls
19. Lower Illinois River
20. Bell Cow
21. Chandler
22. McMurtry


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bell Cow April 24. Elevation above normal, water 65 and muddy. Crappie good on minnow and jigs around docks and shallows. White bass good on sassy shad along riprap. Largemouth bass good on plastic baits, tube jigs and small lures along riprap, rocks and weed beds. Channel catfish slow on chicken liver along shorelines. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.


Birch: April 24. Elevation above normal, water mid-60s and muddy. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around standing timber and docks. Largemouth bass slow on plastic baits and spinnerbaits around coves and points. Report submitted by Ryan Walker, game warden stationed in Osage County.


Carl Blackwell: April 25. Elevation rising, water 64 and murky. Striped bass hybrids fair on crankbaits and jigs along shorelines. Crappie slow on tube jigs 3 ft. off bottom around the floating dock. Saugeye fair on crankbaits along shorelines. Channel catfish slow on cut bait and chicken liver along shorelines. Report submitted by Emily Long, game warden stationed in Payne County.


Chandler April 24. Elevation above normal, water 67 and muddy. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and plastic baits along coves and shorelines. Crappie slow on jigs and PowerBait around docks. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Copan: April 24. Elevation above normal, water 60s and clearing. Crappie and white bass fair on minnows and jigs at 4-8 ft. around brush structure, docks and creek channels. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut bait and chicken liver at 6-12 ft. around brush structure and the river channel. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.


Eucha:   April 24. Elevation normal, water 64 and stained. Largemouth bass good on jigs and plastic baits at 1-5 ft. along shorelines and coves. Bluegill fair on crickets and jigs along docks and shorelines. Channel catfish fair on cut bait and shad along flats and riprap. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 5-10 ft. around docks and brush structure. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Delaware County.


Ft. Gibson : April 21. Elevation above normal, water 65 and murky. White bass good on grubs and sassy shad along the river channel. Crappie fair on nymphs and tube jigs around brush structure and docks. Blue catfish fair on crawfish, worms and shrimp along creek channels and the river channel. Report submitted by Rick Stafford, Ft. Gibson.


Grand: April 25. Elevation normal, water 68 and slightly stained. Crappie good on jigs and GoGo minnows along shallows, coves and docks. White bass good on bendable minnows along the river mouth. Blue and channel catfish slow on shad at 5-10 ft. along shallows. Paddlefish good in the Neosho River channel. Report submitted by Marni Loftis, game warden stationed in Delaware County.


Greenleaf: April 25. Elevation normal, water clear. Largemouth bass fair on chartreuse spinnerbaits and bill baits along shorelines, creek channels, brush structure and moss beds. Catfish good on fresh cut bait on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 4-8 ft. around the fishing dock. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.


Hudson: April 25. Elevation normal, water 63. Paddlefish good at 8-14 ft. in the river channel. Crappie good on minnows, hair jigs and grubs at 4-8 ft. below the dam, along standing timber and shorelines. Channel catfish fair on cut bait and worms at 5-9 ft. below the dam, along shorelines and riprap. White bass good on crankbaits, small lures, jigs and sassy shad at 6-9 ft. below the dam, along shorelines and creek channels. Largemouth bass good on buzz baits, jerk baits, spinnerbaits and small lures at 3-7 ft. around brush structure, weed beds and shorelines. Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Mayes County.


Hulah: April 24. Elevation above normal, water 60s and clearing. Crappie and white bass fair on minnows and jigs at 4-8 ft. along creek channels and brush structure. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on cut bait and chicken liver at 6-12 ft. along creek channels and the river channel. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.


Kaw : April 26. Elevation above normal, water 65 and stained. Paddlefish slow below the dam. Blue, channel and flathead catfish excellent on crawfish, worms, shad and cut bait at 2-6 ft. along flats, shallows and the river mouth. Crappie good on minnows, jigs, tube jigs and hair jigs at 2-6 ft. along shorelines, brush structure and rocks. White bass and striped bass hybrids excellent on spoons, jigs and sassy shad from the surface to 3 ft. along creek channels. Walleye slow on live bait and jigs at 2-6 ft. below the dam. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Kay County.


Keystone: April 26. Elevation above normal, water muddy. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits along shorelines. Crappie fair on jigs along shorelines. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois: April 24. Elevation normal, water 55-60 and murky. Trout fair on worms and white PowerBait below the dam, along the spillway and tailwater. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.


McMurtry:  No report submitted.


Oologah:  April 24. Elevation 3 1/2 ft. above normal, water 65 and murky. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 2-6 ft. along flooded brush. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits at 3-6 ft. along flooded brush. Blue and channel catfish fair on juglines and limb lines baited with cut bait and shad at 5-15 ft. along flats. Blue catfish fair on worms and cut bait on bottom below the dam. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.


Perry CCC:  No report submitted.


Skiatook:  April 25. Elevation below normal, water low 60s and clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 5-15 ft. around brush structure. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.


Sooner: April 25. Elevation normal, water clear. Striped bass hybrids and striped bass fair on live shad and slabs in the main lake. Blue catfish fair on cut bait along channels and points. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.


Spavinaw: April 24. Elevation normal, water 64 and stained. Largemouth bass good on jigs and plastic baits at 1-5 ft. along coves and shorelines. White bass fair on jigs and grubs at Spavinaw Creek at the low water bridge. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 1-5 ft. around brush structure, docks and off the dam. Channel catfish fair on cut bait and shad along riprap and flats. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Delaware County.


Tenkiller: April 24. Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water 62-64 and clear. All fish are moving into shallows. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on spinnerbaits, crankbaits and plastic baits at 3-15 ft. around docks, the main lake and coves. White bass good on spoons, spinnerbaits and hair jigs at 5-15 ft. in the upper end of the lake and trolling deep running crankbaits in the main lake early in the day. Crappie excellent on minnows, jigs, crankbaits and tube jigs at 2-10 ft. along coves, the main lake and docks. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on juglines and flip-flops baited with cut bait, shrimp and sunfish at 20-40 ft. in the main lake and along flats. Bluegill good on worms, tube jigs and hair jigs at 2-10 ft. around docks and shorelines. Report submitted by Monte Brooks, Cookson.


Webbers Falls: April 25. Elevation 1 1/2 ft. above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits and crankbaits along riprap and creek channels. Catfish good on fresh cut bait and sunfish on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 4-8 ft. around brush structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.


 

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