Fishing Reports - Southeast

 

map of southeast oklahoma with the locations of lakes in that region1. Arbuckle
3.
Broken Bow
4.
Eufaula
5.
Hugo
6.
Konawa
7.
McGee Creek
8.
Murray
9.
Pine Creek
10.
Robert S. Kerr
11.
Sardis
12.
Texoma
13.
Wister
14.
Lower Mountain Fork River
15. Blue River

16. Robber's Cave State Park


Arbuckle:: April 24. Elevation above normal, water 66 and clear. Spotted, largemouth and smallmouth bass good on worms, plastic baits, jerk baits and wacky rigged worms at 6 ft. along coves, points and in the main lake. Crappie and sunfish good on live bait, jigs, nymphs and tube jigs at 8 ft. around docks, coves, rocks and cliffs. White bass good on lipless baits, spinnerbaits, small lures and jigs in the river channel, around points and upper creek arms. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: April 25. Elevation normal, water 69 and clear. Trout fair PowerBait, in-line spinnerbaits and spoons near bottom along channels, sandbars and below waterfalls and riffles. Smallmouth, largemouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, plastic baits and jerk baits at 2-5 ft. around brush structure, shallows and rocks. Bluegill and sunfish good on small lures, grubs, crickets and trout worms at 1-2 ft. along shallows and shorelines. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, stinkbait and cut bait at 3-6 ft. along channels, brush structure, rocks and larger, deeper pools just off of current. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Broken Bow: April 24. Elevation normal, water 64. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and jerk baits at 5-10 ft. around points, shorelines and flats. Crappie good on minnows, jigs, tube jigs and grubs at 3-5 ft. along flats, shorelines and weed beds. Channel, blue and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait and sunfish at 10-15 ft. along coves, rocks and the river channel. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.



Eufaula:  April 24. Elevation above normal, water muddy. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits, plastic baits and flukes along coves, weed beds and points. White bass good on Alabama rigs, jigs and grubs below the dam, along creek channels and riprap. Striped bass good on flukes, hair jigs and shad below the dam. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 4-8 ft. around docks, coves and standing timber. Flathead and blue catfish good on live shad and sunfish below the dam and along the spillway. Report submitted by Cody Jones, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.  

Hugo: April 24. Elevation above normal, water 63. Blue catfish fair on shad at 5-15 ft. below the dam. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 2-10 ft. below the dam, along shallows and creek channels. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.


Konawa: April 24. Elevation normal, water 66 and murky. Largemouth bass good on in-line spinnerbaits, plastic baits and sassy shad at 2-8 ft. along coves, weed beds and the discharge. Channel catfish fair on punch bait, worms, stinkbait and dough bait at 4-10 ft. along riprap, points and the discharge. White bass slow on crankbaits, slabs, tube jigs and shad at 6-12 ft. in the discharge and riprap. Report submitted by Tyler Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.


Lower Mountain Fork: April 24. Elevation normal, water 58 and clear. Trout good on in-line spinnerbaits and caddis flies around rocks and creek channels. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

April 12. Stocked approximately 2,100 rainbow trout on April 7. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the Southeast Regional Office


McGee Creek:
April 24. Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water murky. Largemouth and spotted bass good on spinnerbaits and plastic baits at 2-6 ft. along shorelines and weed beds. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 6-12 ft. around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by Larry Luman, game warden stationed in Atoka County.
Murray: April 26. Elevation above normal, water 62 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on lipless baits, plastic baits and crankbaits at 3-12 ft. along shallows, weed beds and rocks. Spotted bass fair on jigs, sassy shad, crankbaits and minnows at 4-12 ft. along creek channels, points and coves. Crappie fair on minnows, jigs and small lures at 4-10 ft. around brush structure, docks and riprap. Report submitted by Jeremy Brothers, game warden stationed in Carter County.


Pine Creek: April 24. Elevation above normal, water 68 and clear. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits and plastic baits around points and shallows. Crappie good on jigs along shallows and creek channels. Channel catfish good on crawfish and punch bait along creek channels, the main lake and shallows. Flathead catfish slow on sunfish along the river channel, rocks and the main lake. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.


Robber's Cave State Park: No report submitted.

Robert S. Kerr: April 24. Elevation normal, water murky. Crappie good on minnows and jigs along shallows, shorelines and standing timber. Largemouth and spotted bass good on flukes, plastic baits, Alabama rigs and spinnerbaits along shallows, coves and riprap. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait, shad, stinkbait and dough bait along the river channel, flats and inlet. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: April 23. Elevation above normal, water 69. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 2-6 ft. around brush structure and shorelines. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait and shad at 10-14 ft. along channels, shorelines and in the main lake. Largemouth and spotted bass good on bill baits, tube jigs and spinnerbaits at 2-8 ft. around brush structure, standing timber and points. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.


Texoma: April 24. Elevation 7 ft. above normal, water 64 and clear in the south and murky in the north. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on plastic baits, crankbaits and jigs at 5-10 ft. along creek channels and riprap. Striped and white bass good on live shad, sassy shad and ghost minnows at 10-20 ft. below the dam, along coves and the river channel. Channel and blue catfish good on worms, stinkbait, minnows and live shad at 5-15 ft. below the dam, along creek channels and flooded timber. Crappie, sunfish and white bass good on tube jigs, minnows and small lures at 5-15 ft. around brush structure, shorelines and creek channels. Paddlefish good at 10-20 ft. below the dam while water is being released. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County


Wister: April 24. Elevation normal, water 64 and murky. Largemouth bass good on bill baits, tube jigs and plastic baits at 2-6 ft. along shorelines, brush structure and rocks. Crappie excellent on minnows and jigs in orange/chartreuse and yellow/chartreuse at 2-10 ft. around brush structure, shorelines and new cedar structure. Report submitted by Randy Fennell, game warden stationed in Le Flore County.


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