Fishing Reports - Southwest
Ellsworth: August 30. Elevation above normal, water 84 and murky. Channel and blue catfish slow on cut bait, shad and punch bait around points and standing timber. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.
Foss: September 1. Elevation 5 ft. below normal with gates closed, water 70s and clear. Striped bass hybrids fair on live bait drifting in deep water on the north side of the lake. Catfish fair to good on Danny King stinkbait and liver near the reservoir and in creeks. White bass slow to fair around the fishing dock on the south side. Crappie slow. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B&K Bait House.
Ft. Cobb: August 30. Elevation normal, water 80. Channel, blue and flathead catfish slow on cut bait and dough bait around points and the main lake. Striped bass hybrids fair on live shad in the main lake. Report submitted by John Grellner, game warden stationed Cotton County.
Lawtonka: August 30. Elevation above normal, water 85 and clear. Blue and channel catfish slow on cut bait, punch bait and shad around points and riprap. White bass slow on small lures in the discharge and riprap. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.
No report submitted.
Tom Steed: September 1. Elevation normal, water 70. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait and stinkbait at 5-10 ft. along flats. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.
Waurika: August 30. Elevation normal, water 79. Blue catfish fair on hotdogs, stinkbait and cut bait in the main lake, shorelines and points. Striped bass hybrids slow on live shad, sassy shad and minnows. Report submitted by Chris Stover, game warden stationed in Stephens County.