Fishing Reports - Southwest

 

map of southwest Oklahoma with lakes in the region1. Altus-Lugert
2. Ellsworth
3. Foss
4. Ft. Cobb
5. Tom Steed
6. Waurika
7. Lawtonka

8. Medicine Creek Park














Ellsworth: April 19. Elevation below normal, water murky. Saugeye, crappie and white bass fair on sassy shad, minnows and jigs around brush structure, points and docks. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.


Foss: April 20. Elevation 29 ft. below normal with gates closed, water mid to high 50s and clear. Striped bass hybrids fair to good on live bait in deep water. Walleye fair on live bait. Crappie fair on Bobby Garland jigs. Catfish fair on stinkbait. Bass fair on artificial bait. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House.


Ft. Cobb: April 20. Elevation below normal, water 62. Crappie fair on small lures and jigs around brush structure, docks and the main lake. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait, stinkbait and shrimp in the main lake and around points. Striped bass hybrids slow on live bait in the main lake. Report submitted by John Grellner, game warden stationed in Cotton County.


Lawtonka April 19. Elevation normal, water clear. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait and punch bait along creek channels and the discharge. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.


Medicine Creek: No report submitted.

Tom Steed:
April 21. Elevation below normal, water 58. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on minnows on bottom off points. Channel and blue catfish good on cut shad around points and creek channels. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs at 2-6 ft. around rocks. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.


Waurika: April 19. Elevation below normal, water 65. Striped bass hybrids slow on sassy shad along shorelines. Blue catfish fair on stinkbait and shad in the main lake and shorelines. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around brush structure. Report submitted by Chris Stover, game warden stationed in Stephens County.

 

 

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