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 August 24. Elevation normal, water murky. Crappie slow on jigs, PowerBait and minnows around docks and brush structure. Channel catfish slow on minnows, worms and chicken liver. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.


Birch: August 24. Elevation normal, water 80s and clear. Channel catfish, crappie and striped bass hybrids slow on jigs, worms and cut bait at 8-12 ft. around docks. Report submitted by Cody Plunkett, game warden stationed in Osage County.


Carl Blackwell: August 16. Elevation normal, water 87 and murky. Crappie fair on minnows at 1-2 ft. at the crappie dock. Striped bass hybrids slow on minnows in the main lake. Report submitted by Emily Long, game warden stationed in Payne County.


Chandler August 24. Elevation normal, water murky. Crappie slow on minnows around docks. Channel catfish slow on chicken liver around docks. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Copan: August 23. Elevation normal, water 80s and murky. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on worms, shad and sunfish at 7-9 ft. below the dam, tailwater and river channel. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.


Eucha:   August 24. Elevation normal, water 80. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and plastic baits along coves, points and shorelines. Channel catfish fair on cut bait and shad along flats and shallows. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-15 ft. under Highway 59/10 bridge, around brush structure and docks. Bluegill good on jigs, worms and crickets along shorelines and weed beds. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Delaware County.


Ft. Gibson: August 18. Elevation above normal, water 93 and clear. White bass fair on in-line spinnerbaits, small lures, crankbaits and rattletraps with a black back and silver body in the main lake and around points while surfacing early and late. Blue catfish good on live shad and cut bait at 8-20 ft. in the main lake and along flats. Largemouth bass good on plastic worms in motor oil and metal flake colors. Crappie fair on tube jigs at 6-15 ft. around brush structure. Report submitted by Rick Stafford of Wagoner.


Grand: August 23. Elevation normal, water 85 and slightly murky. Blue and channel catfish good on shad and cut bait at 15 ft. below the dam and the main lake. White bass good on 1-ounce bendable Go Go minnows below the dam, the main lake, Sailboat Bridge and islands. Report submitted by Marni Loftis, game warden stationed in Delaware County.


Greenleaf: August 17. Elevation normal, water murky. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and plastic baits around brush structure, standing timber and rocks. Channel catfish fair on cut bait and stinkbait along creek channels and shallows. Crappie fair on minnows and tube jigs around docks, creek channels and brush structure. Report submitted by Gary Wilcox, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.


Hudson: August 23. Elevation 1/2 ft. above normal, water 74. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait and live shad at 5-12 ft. below the dam, the river channel and riprap. Largemouth bass good on buzz baits, topwater lures, spinnerbaits and plastic baits at 3-7 ft. along riprap, standing timber and weed beds. Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Rogers and Mayes counties.


Hulah: August 23. Elevation normal, water 80s and murky. Channel, blue and flathead catfish slow on sunfish, worms and shad at 7-9 ft. below the dam, tailwater and river channel. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.


Kaw: No report submitted.


Keystone: August 25. Elevation above normal, water 84. Blue catfish good on cut bait along channels and below the dam. White bass fair on small lures around points. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois: August 23. Elevation normal, water 70-75 and dingy. Trout slow on PowerBait below the dam. Stocking of trout has been suspended due to high water temperatures and low oxygen levels. Little to no water releases have been occurring. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.


McMurtry:  August 25. Elevation normal, water 80 and semi-clear. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 10 ft. around docks, brush structure and spillway. White bass fair on crankbaits at 4 ft. along sandbars, the main lake and points. Report submitted by Jared Avilez.


Oologah:  August 23. Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water 83 and murky. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 6-12 ft. around brush structure. White bass fair trolling crankbaits at 5-15 ft. along flats. Blue and channel catfish fair on juglines baited with cut bait and shad at 15-25 ft. along flats. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.


Perry CCC:  No report submitted.


Skiatook:  August 25. Elevation normal, water mid 80s and clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-20 ft. around brush structure. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.


Sooner: August 24. Elevation normal, water clear. Striped bass hybrids, striped bass and white bass slow on live shad in the main lake. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.


Spavinaw: August 24. Elevation normal, water 81. Largemouth bass fair on topwater lures, spinnerbaits and crankbaits along coves, points and weed beds. Channel catfish fair on cut bait and shad along flats and shallows. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around docks, brush structure and shorelines. Bluegill fair on crickets, worms and jigs along shallows, weed beds and shorelines. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Delaware County.


Tenkiller: August 17. Elevation 2 ft. above normal, water 89 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on plastic baits and spinnerbaits at 3-20 ft. in the main lake and brush structure and on crawfish around gravel points. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on punch bait and stinkbait along flats, and drifting worms and cut bait at 10-20 ft. around points and coves. Bluegill fair on small lures and worms at 10-20 ft. around docks and brush structure. Report submitted by Monte Brooks of Cookson.


Webbers Falls: August 17. Elevation normal, water murky. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and plastic baits around brush structure, coves and creek channels. Blue and flathead catfish fair on shad, sunfish and cut bait below the dam and river channel. Report submitted by Gary Wilcox, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.


 

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