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:: July 9. Elevation dropping, water 81 and stained. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on crankbaits, Alabama rigs, spinnerbaits and minnows at 22 ft. in coves, around rocks and in the main lake early and late. Crappie, bluegill and sunfish good on hair jigs, tube jigs, minnows and jigs at 27 ft. around brush structure, docks and weed beds. Channel, blue and flathead catfish slow on dough bait, cut bait and minnows at 23 ft. in the main lake and baited holes. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: NO report submitted.

Broken Bow: July 16. Elevation below normal, water 82. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on Alabama rigs and plastic baits at 15-20 ft around brush structure, standing timber and points. Channel, blue and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, worms and punch bait at 5-15 ft. around brush structure, riprap and along the river channel. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.



Eufaula:  July 17. Elevation normal, water clearing. Striped bass good on flukes, shad and hair jigs below the dam. Flathead catfish good on sunfish and live shad along riprap, around rocks and in shallows. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around docks and bridges. White bass good on Alabama rigs and jigs along riprap and points. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and plastic baits around points and coves. Report submitted by Cody Jones, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.  

Hugo: July 16. Elevation normal, water 85. Blue and channel catfish fair on shad at 5-15 ft. below the dam and along the river channel. Crappie slow on minnows at 10-25 ft. along creek channels, the river channel and around standing timber. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.


Konawa: July 18. Elevation normal, water 94 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits, topwater lures and spoons at 3-8 ft. around coves, weed beds and points. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, worms, stinkbait and punch bait at 4-10 ft. in channels, around inlet and points. White bass fair on crankbaits, worms, slabs and jigs at 8-16 ft. around coves, inlets and in the main lake. Report submitted by Tyler Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.


Lower Mountain Fork: July 18. Elevation normal, water 76. Trout good on small lures and Powerbait along creek channels. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

July 13. Stocked approximately 4,785 rainbow trout on July 7. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the Southeast Regional Office.


McGee Creek:
July 17. Elevation normal, water 89 and clear. Crappie fair on minnows at 14-20 ft. around brush structure. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on topwater lures along shorelines and in the main lake. Fishing is best early and late along shorelines on topwater lures and early and late on shad colored topwater lures and rattletraps for schooling bass in open water. Report submitted by Larry Luman, game warden stationed in Atoka County.
Murray: July 18. Elevation normal, water 82 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on topwater lures, plastic baits and crankbaits from the surface to 15 ft. of water around points, weed beds and in the main lake. White bass fair on jigs, minnows, sassy shad and crankbaits from the surface to 12 ft. of water in the main lake, around points and creek channels. Channel catfish fair on crawfish, shrimp, worms and shad at 4-15 ft. around rocks, along riprap and creek channels. Sunfish fair on jigs, worms, minnows and small lures at 3-8 ft. around docks weed beds and the sand bar. Report submitted by Jeremy Brothers, game warden stationed in Carter County.


Pine Creek: July 18. Elevation normal, water 86 and clear. Crappie excellent on jigs around brush structure and along the river channel. Largemouth bass good on plastic baits around points. Channel catfish good on worms and stink bait along creek channels and in 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: July 17. Elevation normal, water murky. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on Alabama rigs, flukes and plastic baits around point, rocks and along riprap. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait, live bait and stink bait along channels and flats. Striped and white bass fair on live shad, live bait and bill baits along the river channel. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: July 16. Elevation normal, water 88. Crappie fair on jigs, hair jigs and minnows at 6-14 ft. around brush structure and standing timber. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on bill baits, buzz baits, spinner baits and topwater lures at 4-12 ft. around brush structure, weed beds and rocks. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on cut bait, sunfish and shad at 6-12 ft. along channels, shorelines and in the main lake. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.


Texoma: July 17. Elevation normal, water 87-89 and stained. Striped bass slow on live shad at 35 ft. below the dam, along the river channel and in the main lake. White bass fair on topwater lures and live shad at 5-10 ft. along creek channels, the river channel and riprap. Blue and channel catfish excellent on live shad and cut bait at 5-30 ft. below the dam, in the river mouth and along the river channel. Paddlefish excellent below the dam. Report submitted by Bob Wingo, game warden stationed in Bryan County.


Wister : July 17. Elevation normal, water murky. Largemouth bass fair on topwater lures and spinnerbaits at 3-14 ft. around brush structure. Crappie fair on jigs at 10-20 ft. around brush structure. Flathead catfish fair on live bait at 12-25 ft. along channels. Fishing is best early in the morning and late at night. Report submitted by Randy Fennell, game warden stationed in Le Flore County.


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