Fishing Reports - Southwest
Ellsworth: April 24. Elevation above normal, water murky. Flathead catfish slow on live bait along coves and in the main lake. Blue and channel catfish fair on chicken liver, stinkbait and punch bait in the main lake. Report submitted by Michael Zimmerman, game warden stationed in Grady County.
Foss: April 18. Elevation 4 ft. below normal, water mid-50s. Striped bass hybrids fair in deep water. Walleye slow on live bait near the dam. Crappie fair on live bait around the fishing dock. White bass fair in the river. Catfish good on stinkbait. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House.
Ft. Cobb: April 25. Elevation above normal, water 69. Crappie good on jigs and worms along shallows and shorelines. Saugeye fair on worms and jigs along coves and shorelines. Report submitted by John Grellner, game warden stationed in Caddo County.
Lawtonka: April 24. Elevation above normal, water clear. Crappie slow on minnows and tube jigs along coves, shallows and rocks. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, worms and spinnerbaits around brush structure, weed beds and shallows. Report submitted by Michael Zimmerman, game warden stationed in Grady County.
No report submitted.
Tom Steed: April 26. Elevation above normal, water 58. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around rocks and channels. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on minnows and spinnerbaits along creek channels and shorelines. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait, shad and stinkbait along flats and creek channels. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.
Waurika: April 24. Elevation rising, water 50s. White bass fair on minnows and flukes along riprap. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush structure. Blue catfish fair on cut bait and stinkbait in the main lake and the discharge. Report submitted by Chris Stover, game warden stationed in Stephens County.