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We know that fishing in Oklahoma can be good nearly all year round but the peak time for most species and anglers is March to June, which is when we require reports to be submitted. If there is a particular lake you would like to know about during the non-required report time you can contact the county game warden or a local bait shop to check on the lake conditions before heading out.
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Southwest

Submitted by:
Brandon Lehrman
Date:
04/22/2019
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
52 degrees and clear

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jerk Bait, Jigs
Locations: Dam, Rocks

Action: Good
Baits:  Stinkbait, Worms
Locations: River Channel

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: River Channel

Submitted by:
Chris Stover
Date:
04/21/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
59

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Hot Dogs, Stinkbait
Locations: Main lake, Shorelines

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits
Locations: Below the dam

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Docks

Submitted by:
Brayden Hicks
Date:
04/23/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
60 murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Stinkbait
Locations: Brush structure, Creek channels



Submitted by:
Chris Stover
Date:
04/21/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
60

Action: Fair
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Stinkbait
Locations: Main lake, Shorelines

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure


Submitted by:
David Smith
Date:
04/22/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
62

Action: Good
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Rocks, Shorelines

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Main lake, Points

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Minnows
Locations: Creek channels, Points

Submitted by:
Matt Farris
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
High 50’s and very murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Live Bait, Spoons
Locations: Dam, Riprap

Action: Fair
Baits:  Minnows, Sassy Shad
Locations: Dam, Points

Action: Fair
Baits:  Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Docks, Standing timber

Central

Submitted by:
Mark murray
Date:
04/22/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
63 and stained

Action: Good
Baits:  Plastics
Locations: Shallows, Shorelines

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Riprap

Action: Fair
Baits:  In-line Spinnerbait, Jigs, Sassy Shad
Locations: Points

Submitted by:
Game Warden Chad Strang
Date:
04/23/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
63 & stained

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Docks, Riprap, Shorelines

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait
Locations: Inlet, Points

Action: Good
Baits:  Crankbaits, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Coves, Shallows, Shorelines

Submitted by:
Tim Campbell
Date:
04/20/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
65

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Dam, Rocks, Shorelines

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Shrimp, Worms
Locations: Flats, Rocks, Spillway

Action: Good
Baits:  Buzz Baits, Crankbaits
Locations: Coves, Sand bar

Submitted by:
Mark Murray
Date:
04/22/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
64 and stained

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crawfish, Cut Bait
Locations: Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crawfish, Jigs, Sassy Shad
Locations: Main lake


Submitted by:
Zach Paulk
Date:
04/21/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
62 and stained

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Points, Riprap, Shallows

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Coves, Creek channels, Docks

Action: Fair
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Stinkbait
Locations: Channels, Points, Riprap

Submitted by:
Mike France
Date:
04/21/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Muddy

Action: Slow
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Punch bait
Locations: Points

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Shorelines

Action: Slow
Baits:  Sassy Shad, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Shorelines

Northeast

Submitted by:
Gary Emmons
Date:
04/21/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
63 & murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Docks, Shorelines

Action: Slow
Baits:  Plastics, Sassy Shad, and Swim baits
Locations: Brush structure


Submitted by:
E. Long
Date:
04/20/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
65° murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Flukes, Jigs, Minnows, Plastics, Tube Jigs
Locations: Coves, Shorelines

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Tube Jigs
Locations: Other, and Crappie dock

Action: Fair
Baits:  Hot Dogs, Stinkbait, Worms
Locations: Riprap, Shorelines, Weed beds

Submitted by:
Gary Emmons
Date:
04/21/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
64 & murky

Action: Slow
Baits:  Crankbaits, In-line Spinnerbait, Plastics
Locations: Coves, Shorelines

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Dam, Docks

Action: Fair
Baits:  Worms
Locations: Dam, and Boat ramp

Submitted by:
J. Alexander
Date:
04/21/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
60's and clearing

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Coves, Shorelines

Action: Slow
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Shad, Worms
Locations: Below the dam

Action: Fair
Baits:  Small Lures, Spoons
Locations: Creek channels, River Channel

Submitted by:
Game Warden Cody Morris
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Low 60s and clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Minnows, Spoons, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Dam, Riprap, Shorelines

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Jigs, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Coves, Points, Riprap, Shorelines

Action: Slow
Baits:  Crankbaits, Hair Jigs, Plastics
Locations: Creek channels, Discharge

Submitted by:
Rick Stafford
Date:
04/24/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
65 and clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Live Shad, Minnows
Locations: Channels, Creek channels, Main lake, River Channel

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Hair Jigs, Sassy Shad, Tube Jigs
Locations: Creek channels, River Channel

Action: Fair
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Creek channels, Shallows, Shorelines

Submitted by:
Rick Stafford
Date:
04/17/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
65 and Stained

Action: Fair
Baits:  Flukes, Hair Jigs, In-line Spinnerbait, Jigs, Sassy Shad, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Below the dam, Creek channels, Dam, River Channel, and Low water area and below the main dam

Action: Fair
Baits:  Live Shad, Worms
Locations: Channels, Creek channels, River Channel, and carolina rigged shad and worms

Action: Fair
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Coves, Shallows, Shorelines, Standing timber, and 5 to 8ft. in 12 to 14 ft of water

Submitted by:
Game Warden Marni Loftis
Date:
04/22/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
58 slightly stained

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Coves, Docks, and Depth: bank - 8ft

Action: Good
Baits:  Shad, and Fresh cut shad
Locations: Brush structure, Main lake, and Depth: 2-12ft

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Plastics, Spoons
Locations: Below the dam, and Elk River, Drowning Creek
Additional Information:
Paddlefish snagging is good in the Neosho River.

Submitted by:
Lark wilson
Date:
04/20/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
54 murkey

Action: Good
Baits:  Bill Baits, Buzz Baits, Crankbaits, In-line Spinnerbait, Jerk Bait, Plastics
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Coves, Creek channels, Points, Shallows, Standing timber, Weed beds

Action: Fair
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Coves, Creek channels, Docks, Shallows, Shorelines

Action: Good
Baits:  Live Shad, Shad
Locations: Channels, Coves, Creek channels, Main lake, River Channel, Shallows

Submitted by:
Kody Moore
Date:
04/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Upper 50s and stained

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Shorelines

Action: Good
Baits:  Crankbaits, Plastics
Locations: Creek channels, River Channel

Action: Good
Baits:  Snagging
Locations: Below the dam

Submitted by:
J. Alexander
Date:
04/21/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
60's and clearing

Action: Good
Baits:  Small Lures, Spoons, and rattle traps
Locations: Creek channels

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Shorelines

Action: Fair
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Shad, Worms
Locations: Below the dam, Riprap

Kaw

Submitted by:
Spencer Grace
Date:
04/22/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Low 60’s dirty

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Coves, Creek channels, Riprap, Rocks, Shallows, Shorelines, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Live Shad, Minnows, Sassy Shad, Small Lures
Locations: Below the dam, Creek channels

Action: Good
Baits:  Crawfish, Cut Bait, Punch bait, Shad, Stinkbait, Worms
Locations: Flats, Main lake

Submitted by:
Bailey
Date:
04/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Muddy

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Docks

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait
Locations: Channels

Action: Fair
Baits:  Plastics
Locations: Shorelines

Submitted by:
Warden Jeremy Bersche
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
50 clear

Action: Slow
Baits:  Powerbait
Locations: Below the dam, and Eddies


Additional Information:
High water levels will on Tenkiller has led to increased water being released. This is making trout fishing difficult.

Submitted by:
Brek Henry
Date:
04/21/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
60 murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Rocks, and Rocky banks 2-6 ft.

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Jigs
Locations: Below the dam

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Flats, and 8-15 ft on juglines

Submitted by:
Game Warden Paul Welch
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear, 50’s to 60’s

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Jigs
Locations: Main lake, Points

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Standing timber, and 5-15 feet deep


Submitted by:
Stephen Paul, Noble county game warden
Date:
04/21/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Live Bait
Locations: Discharge

Action: Fair
Baits:  Plastics
Locations: Brush structure, Weed beds

Action: Slow
Baits:  Live Bait
Locations: Riprap

Submitted by:
Game Warden Cody Morris
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Low 60s and clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Minnows, Spoons, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Docks, Riprap

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Jigs, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Coves, Points, Riprap

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Hair Jigs, In-line Spinnerbait, Plastics
Locations: Creek channels, Discharge

Submitted by:
State Game Warden Brady May
Date:
04/21/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Slightly stained upper.

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Jigs, Plastics, and Jig-n-chunk
Locations: Main lake, and Rock Ledges / 12-20'

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Docks, Main lake, and 12-18' deep over brush.

Action: Fair
Baits:  Alabama Rig, Bill Baits, Jigs
Locations: Creek channels, River Channel
Additional Information:
Smallmouth Bass are hanging out on rock ledges in deeper water. Many catches reported in the three to five pound range. Crappie have not moved in yet but are actively feeding over brush structure in deep water.

Submitted by:
Lark wilson
Date:
04/20/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
54 murkey

Action: Good
Baits:  Bill Baits, Buzz Baits, Crankbaits, In-line Spinnerbait, Jerk Bait, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Coves, Creek channels, Docks, Shallows, Shorelines, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Coves, Docks, Flats, Shallows, Standing timber

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Live Shad, Shad
Locations: Channels, Coves, Creek channels, Flats, River Channel, Rocks, Shallows

Submitted by:
Lark wilson
Date:
04/20/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
54 murkey

Action: Good
Baits:  Bill Baits, Buzz Baits, Crankbaits, In-line Spinnerbait, Jerk Bait, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Coves, Creek channels, Docks, Shallows, Shorelines, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Coves, Docks, Flats, Shallows, Standing timber

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Live Shad, Shad
Locations: Channels, Coves, Creek channels, Flats, River Channel, Rocks, Shallows

Southeast

Submitted by:
Ethan Lovelace
Date:
04/23/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Midges, Powerbait, Spoons
Locations: Channels, River Channel, Rocks, and Below waterfalls

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Plastics, Small Lures, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Rocks, and above and below falls

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Dough bait, Hot Dogs, Stinkbait, Worms
Locations: Channels, and Longer deeper pools

Submitted by:
Dru Polk
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
63

Action: Good
Baits:  Crankbaits, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Points, Shorelines

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Standing timber


Submitted by:
Jake Bersche
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
59 Mirky

Action: Good
Baits:  Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Shallows, Shorelines, Standing timber

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Live Shad
Locations: Creek channels, Flats, River Channel, River Mouth

Action: Good
Baits:  Flukes, Hair Jigs, Jigs, Sassy Shad, Small Lures, Tube Jigs
Locations: Creek channels, Sand bar

Submitted by:
Andrew Potter
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
60 and murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Dough bait, Live Bait, Shad
Locations: Below the dam, Channels, Main lake, River Channel, Standing timber

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Below the dam, Brush structure, Channels, Main lake, River Channel, Shorelines, Standing timber

Action: Good
Baits:  Crankbaits, Live Bait, Plastics, Small Lures
Locations: Brush structure, Coves, Flats, Main lake, Points, River Channel, Shorelines

Submitted by:
Andrew Potter
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
60 and murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Dough bait, Live Bait, Shad
Locations: Below the dam, Channels, Main lake, River Channel, Standing timber

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Below the dam, Brush structure, Channels, Main lake, River Channel, Shorelines, Standing timber

Action: Good
Baits:  Crankbaits, Live Bait, Plastics, Small Lures
Locations: Brush structure, Coves, Flats, Main lake, Points, River Channel, Shorelines

Submitted by:
Garret Harley
Date:
04/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
61 and murky

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Crankbaits, Lipless Baits, Plastics
Locations: Main lake, Points, River Channel, Weed beds

Action: Good
Baits:  Crankbaits, Live Shad
Locations: Coves, Discharge, Main lake, River Channel

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Stinkbait
Locations: Coves, Inlet, Riprap, Weed beds

Submitted by:
Mark Hannah
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Caddis flies, Powerbait, Tube Jigs
Locations: Below the dam, Creek channels, Rocks, Spillway



Submitted by:
Jay Harvey
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
63

Action: Good
Baits:  Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Creek channels, Rocks, Shorelines

Action: Good
Baits:  Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Creek channels


Submitted by:
Jaylen Flynn
Date:
04/23/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
61 and clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Grubs, Hair Jigs, Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Coves, Creek channels

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Riprap, Shallows


Submitted by:
Jaylen Flynn
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
60 and murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Shallows, Weed beds

Action: Good
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Coves, Creek channels


Submitted by:
Mark Hannah
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Crankbaits, Plastics
Locations: Coves, Shallows

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Shallows

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Worms
Locations: Creek channels, Main lake

Submitted by:
Allen Couch
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Bill Baits, Rogues, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Coves, Flats, Points, Shallows, Weed beds

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Channels, Coves, River Mouth, Shallows, Shorelines, Weed beds


Submitted by:
Dane Polk
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
64

Action: Good
Baits:  Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Shorelines, Standing timber, Weed beds

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Flats, Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Shorelines, Weed beds

Submitted by:
Trey Hale
Date:
04/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
59 muddy

Action: Good
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Jigs, Live Bait, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Docks, Points

Action: Good
Baits:  Live Shad, Minnows, Plastics, Sassy Shad, Slabs
Locations: Flats, Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Main lake, River Channel, River Mouth
Additional Information:
With recent rains, the lake level is rising, and water has become muddy. Striper have been biting well on live shad and larger minnows. If short on bait using cut bait on feeding schools of fish will produce good numbers of fish. Using sassy shad in 20-25ft of water has been good, allow bait to sink to bottom and slowly retrieve to catch fish. Crappie have been moving on and off bank with all the crazy weather so trying crappie fishing at different depths will best method for finding crappie, with muddy water use dark colored jigs.

Submitted by:
Thomas Gillham
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Cloudy

Action: Good
Baits:  Bill Baits, Buzz Baits, Crankbaits, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Points, Shallows, Shorelines

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Hot Dogs, Punch bait, Stinkbait
Locations: Below the dam, Channels, Flats, Main lake, Points

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Below the dam, Brush structure, Channels

Northwest

Submitted by:
Mark Walker
Date:
04/24/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Worms
Locations: Shallows

Action: Good
Baits:  Crankbaits, Jigs
Locations: Dam, Riprap


Submitted by:
Reichenberger
Date:
04/22/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
65

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Main lake, Riprap

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Below the dam, Dam, Riprap

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Below the dam, Dam, Main lake
Additional Information:
Crappie really good at the jetties with red blue white jigs. Sand bass are few and far between so far but should pick up later in the week. Water temp is 65 degrees

We know that fishing in Oklahoma can be good nearly all year round but the peak time for most species and anglers is March to June, which is when we require reports to be submitted. If there is a particular lake you would like to know about during the non-required report time you can contact the county game warden or a local bait shop to check on the lake conditions before heading out.
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Submitted by:
Mark murray
Date:
04/22/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
63 and stained

Action: Good
Baits:  Plastics
Locations: Shallows, Shorelines

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Riprap

Action: Fair
Baits:  In-line Spinnerbait, Jigs, Sassy Shad
Locations: Points

Submitted by:
Game Warden Chad Strang
Date:
04/23/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
63 & stained

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Docks, Riprap, Shorelines

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait
Locations: Inlet, Points

Action: Good
Baits:  Crankbaits, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Coves, Shallows, Shorelines

Submitted by:
Tim Campbell
Date:
04/20/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
65

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Dam, Rocks, Shorelines

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Shrimp, Worms
Locations: Flats, Rocks, Spillway

Action: Good
Baits:  Buzz Baits, Crankbaits
Locations: Coves, Sand bar

Submitted by:
Mark Murray
Date:
04/22/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
64 and stained

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crawfish, Cut Bait
Locations: Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crawfish, Jigs, Sassy Shad
Locations: Main lake


Submitted by:
Zach Paulk
Date:
04/21/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
62 and stained

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Points, Riprap, Shallows

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Coves, Creek channels, Docks

Action: Fair
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Stinkbait
Locations: Channels, Points, Riprap

Submitted by:
Mike France
Date:
04/21/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Muddy

Action: Slow
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Punch bait
Locations: Points

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Shorelines

Action: Slow
Baits:  Sassy Shad, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Shorelines

We know that fishing in Oklahoma can be good nearly all year round but the peak time for most species and anglers is March to June, which is when we require reports to be submitted. If there is a particular lake you would like to know about during the non-required report time you can contact the county game warden or a local bait shop to check on the lake conditions before heading out.
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Submitted by:
Gary Emmons
Date:
04/21/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
63 & murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Docks, Shorelines

Action: Slow
Baits:  Plastics, Sassy Shad, and Swim baits
Locations: Brush structure


Submitted by:
E. Long
Date:
04/20/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
65° murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Flukes, Jigs, Minnows, Plastics, Tube Jigs
Locations: Coves, Shorelines

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Tube Jigs
Locations: Other, and Crappie dock

Action: Fair
Baits:  Hot Dogs, Stinkbait, Worms
Locations: Riprap, Shorelines, Weed beds

Submitted by:
Gary Emmons
Date:
04/21/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
64 & murky

Action: Slow
Baits:  Crankbaits, In-line Spinnerbait, Plastics
Locations: Coves, Shorelines

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Dam, Docks

Action: Fair
Baits:  Worms
Locations: Dam, and Boat ramp

Submitted by:
J. Alexander
Date:
04/21/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
60's and clearing

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Coves, Shorelines

Action: Slow
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Shad, Worms
Locations: Below the dam

Action: Fair
Baits:  Small Lures, Spoons
Locations: Creek channels, River Channel

Submitted by:
Game Warden Cody Morris
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Low 60s and clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Minnows, Spoons, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Dam, Riprap, Shorelines

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Jigs, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Coves, Points, Riprap, Shorelines

Action: Slow
Baits:  Crankbaits, Hair Jigs, Plastics
Locations: Creek channels, Discharge

Submitted by:
Rick Stafford
Date:
04/17/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
65 and Stained

Action: Fair
Baits:  Flukes, Hair Jigs, In-line Spinnerbait, Jigs, Sassy Shad, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Below the dam, Creek channels, Dam, River Channel, and Low water area and below the main dam

Action: Fair
Baits:  Live Shad, Worms
Locations: Channels, Creek channels, River Channel, and carolina rigged shad and worms

Action: Fair
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Coves, Shallows, Shorelines, Standing timber, and 5 to 8ft. in 12 to 14 ft of water

Submitted by:
Rick Stafford
Date:
04/24/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
65 and clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Live Shad, Minnows
Locations: Channels, Creek channels, Main lake, River Channel

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Hair Jigs, Sassy Shad, Tube Jigs
Locations: Creek channels, River Channel

Action: Fair
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Creek channels, Shallows, Shorelines

Submitted by:
Game Warden Marni Loftis
Date:
04/22/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
58 slightly stained

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Coves, Docks, and Depth: bank - 8ft

Action: Good
Baits:  Shad, and Fresh cut shad
Locations: Brush structure, Main lake, and Depth: 2-12ft

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Plastics, Spoons
Locations: Below the dam, and Elk River, Drowning Creek
Additional Information:
Paddlefish snagging is good in the Neosho River.

Submitted by:
Lark wilson
Date:
04/20/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
54 murkey

Action: Good
Baits:  Bill Baits, Buzz Baits, Crankbaits, In-line Spinnerbait, Jerk Bait, Plastics
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Coves, Creek channels, Points, Shallows, Standing timber, Weed beds

Action: Fair
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Coves, Creek channels, Docks, Shallows, Shorelines

Action: Good
Baits:  Live Shad, Shad
Locations: Channels, Coves, Creek channels, Main lake, River Channel, Shallows

Submitted by:
Kody Moore
Date:
04/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Upper 50s and stained

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Shorelines

Action: Good
Baits:  Crankbaits, Plastics
Locations: Creek channels, River Channel

Action: Good
Baits:  Snagging
Locations: Below the dam

Submitted by:
J. Alexander
Date:
04/21/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
60's and clearing

Action: Good
Baits:  Small Lures, Spoons, and rattle traps
Locations: Creek channels

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Shorelines

Action: Fair
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Shad, Worms
Locations: Below the dam, Riprap

Kaw

Submitted by:
Spencer Grace
Date:
04/22/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Low 60’s dirty

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Coves, Creek channels, Riprap, Rocks, Shallows, Shorelines, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Live Shad, Minnows, Sassy Shad, Small Lures
Locations: Below the dam, Creek channels

Action: Good
Baits:  Crawfish, Cut Bait, Punch bait, Shad, Stinkbait, Worms
Locations: Flats, Main lake

Submitted by:
Bailey
Date:
04/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Muddy

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Docks

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait
Locations: Channels

Action: Fair
Baits:  Plastics
Locations: Shorelines

Submitted by:
Warden Jeremy Bersche
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
50 clear

Action: Slow
Baits:  Powerbait
Locations: Below the dam, and Eddies


Additional Information:
High water levels will on Tenkiller has led to increased water being released. This is making trout fishing difficult.

Submitted by:
Brek Henry
Date:
04/21/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
60 murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Rocks, and Rocky banks 2-6 ft.

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Jigs
Locations: Below the dam

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Flats, and 8-15 ft on juglines

Submitted by:
Game Warden Paul Welch
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear, 50’s to 60’s

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Jigs
Locations: Main lake, Points

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Standing timber, and 5-15 feet deep


Submitted by:
Stephen Paul, Noble county game warden
Date:
04/21/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Live Bait
Locations: Discharge

Action: Fair
Baits:  Plastics
Locations: Brush structure, Weed beds

Action: Slow
Baits:  Live Bait
Locations: Riprap

Submitted by:
Game Warden Cody Morris
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Low 60s and clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Minnows, Spoons, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Docks, Riprap

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Jigs, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Coves, Points, Riprap

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Hair Jigs, In-line Spinnerbait, Plastics
Locations: Creek channels, Discharge

Submitted by:
State Game Warden Brady May
Date:
04/21/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Slightly stained upper.

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Jigs, Plastics, and Jig-n-chunk
Locations: Main lake, and Rock Ledges / 12-20'

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Docks, Main lake, and 12-18' deep over brush.

Action: Fair
Baits:  Alabama Rig, Bill Baits, Jigs
Locations: Creek channels, River Channel
Additional Information:
Smallmouth Bass are hanging out on rock ledges in deeper water. Many catches reported in the three to five pound range. Crappie have not moved in yet but are actively feeding over brush structure in deep water.

Submitted by:
Lark wilson
Date:
04/20/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
54 murkey

Action: Good
Baits:  Bill Baits, Buzz Baits, Crankbaits, In-line Spinnerbait, Jerk Bait, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Coves, Creek channels, Docks, Shallows, Shorelines, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Coves, Docks, Flats, Shallows, Standing timber

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Live Shad, Shad
Locations: Channels, Coves, Creek channels, Flats, River Channel, Rocks, Shallows

Submitted by:
Lark wilson
Date:
04/20/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
54 murkey

Action: Good
Baits:  Bill Baits, Buzz Baits, Crankbaits, In-line Spinnerbait, Jerk Bait, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Coves, Creek channels, Docks, Shallows, Shorelines, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Coves, Docks, Flats, Shallows, Standing timber

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Live Shad, Shad
Locations: Channels, Coves, Creek channels, Flats, River Channel, Rocks, Shallows

We know that fishing in Oklahoma can be good nearly all year round but the peak time for most species and anglers is March to June, which is when we require reports to be submitted. If there is a particular lake you would like to know about during the non-required report time you can contact the county game warden or a local bait shop to check on the lake conditions before heading out.
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Submitted by:
Mark Walker
Date:
04/24/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Worms
Locations: Shallows

Action: Good
Baits:  Crankbaits, Jigs
Locations: Dam, Riprap


Submitted by:
Reichenberger
Date:
04/22/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
65

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Main lake, Riprap

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Below the dam, Dam, Riprap

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Below the dam, Dam, Main lake
Additional Information:
Crappie really good at the jetties with red blue white jigs. Sand bass are few and far between so far but should pick up later in the week. Water temp is 65 degrees

We know that fishing in Oklahoma can be good nearly all year round but the peak time for most species and anglers is March to June, which is when we require reports to be submitted. If there is a particular lake you would like to know about during the non-required report time you can contact the county game warden or a local bait shop to check on the lake conditions before heading out.
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Submitted by:
Ethan Lovelace
Date:
04/23/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Midges, Powerbait, Spoons
Locations: Channels, River Channel, Rocks, and Below waterfalls

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Plastics, Small Lures, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Rocks, and above and below falls

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Dough bait, Hot Dogs, Stinkbait, Worms
Locations: Channels, and Longer deeper pools

Submitted by:
Dru Polk
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
63

Action: Good
Baits:  Crankbaits, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Points, Shorelines

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Standing timber


Submitted by:
Jake Bersche
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
59 Mirky

Action: Good
Baits:  Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Shallows, Shorelines, Standing timber

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Live Shad
Locations: Creek channels, Flats, River Channel, River Mouth

Action: Good
Baits:  Flukes, Hair Jigs, Jigs, Sassy Shad, Small Lures, Tube Jigs
Locations: Creek channels, Sand bar

Submitted by:
Andrew Potter
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
60 and murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Dough bait, Live Bait, Shad
Locations: Below the dam, Channels, Main lake, River Channel, Standing timber

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Below the dam, Brush structure, Channels, Main lake, River Channel, Shorelines, Standing timber

Action: Good
Baits:  Crankbaits, Live Bait, Plastics, Small Lures
Locations: Brush structure, Coves, Flats, Main lake, Points, River Channel, Shorelines

Submitted by:
Andrew Potter
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
60 and murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Dough bait, Live Bait, Shad
Locations: Below the dam, Channels, Main lake, River Channel, Standing timber

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Below the dam, Brush structure, Channels, Main lake, River Channel, Shorelines, Standing timber

Action: Good
Baits:  Crankbaits, Live Bait, Plastics, Small Lures
Locations: Brush structure, Coves, Flats, Main lake, Points, River Channel, Shorelines

Submitted by:
Garret Harley
Date:
04/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
61 and murky

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Crankbaits, Lipless Baits, Plastics
Locations: Main lake, Points, River Channel, Weed beds

Action: Good
Baits:  Crankbaits, Live Shad
Locations: Coves, Discharge, Main lake, River Channel

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Stinkbait
Locations: Coves, Inlet, Riprap, Weed beds

Submitted by:
Mark Hannah
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Caddis flies, Powerbait, Tube Jigs
Locations: Below the dam, Creek channels, Rocks, Spillway



Submitted by:
Jay Harvey
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
63

Action: Good
Baits:  Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Creek channels, Rocks, Shorelines

Action: Good
Baits:  Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Creek channels


Submitted by:
Jaylen Flynn
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
60 and murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Shallows, Weed beds

Action: Good
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Coves, Creek channels


Submitted by:
Jaylen Flynn
Date:
04/23/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
61 and clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Grubs, Hair Jigs, Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Coves, Creek channels

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Riprap, Shallows


Submitted by:
Mark Hannah
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Crankbaits, Plastics
Locations: Coves, Shallows

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Shallows

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Worms
Locations: Creek channels, Main lake

Submitted by:
Allen Couch
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Bill Baits, Rogues, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Coves, Flats, Points, Shallows, Weed beds

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Channels, Coves, River Mouth, Shallows, Shorelines, Weed beds


Submitted by:
Dane Polk
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
64

Action: Good
Baits:  Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Shorelines, Standing timber, Weed beds

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Flats, Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Shorelines, Weed beds

Submitted by:
Trey Hale
Date:
04/18/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
59 muddy

Action: Good
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Jigs, Live Bait, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Docks, Points

Action: Good
Baits:  Live Shad, Minnows, Plastics, Sassy Shad, Slabs
Locations: Flats, Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Main lake, River Channel, River Mouth
Additional Information:
With recent rains, the lake level is rising, and water has become muddy. Striper have been biting well on live shad and larger minnows. If short on bait using cut bait on feeding schools of fish will produce good numbers of fish. Using sassy shad in 20-25ft of water has been good, allow bait to sink to bottom and slowly retrieve to catch fish. Crappie have been moving on and off bank with all the crazy weather so trying crappie fishing at different depths will best method for finding crappie, with muddy water use dark colored jigs.

Submitted by:
Thomas Gillham
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Cloudy

Action: Good
Baits:  Bill Baits, Buzz Baits, Crankbaits, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Points, Shallows, Shorelines

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Hot Dogs, Punch bait, Stinkbait
Locations: Below the dam, Channels, Flats, Main lake, Points

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Below the dam, Brush structure, Channels

We know that fishing in Oklahoma can be good nearly all year round but the peak time for most species and anglers is March to June, which is when we require reports to be submitted. If there is a particular lake you would like to know about during the non-required report time you can contact the county game warden or a local bait shop to check on the lake conditions before heading out.
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Submitted by:
Brandon Lehrman
Date:
04/22/2019
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
52 degrees and clear

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jerk Bait, Jigs
Locations: Dam, Rocks

Action: Good
Baits:  Stinkbait, Worms
Locations: River Channel

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: River Channel

Submitted by:
Chris Stover
Date:
04/21/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
59

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Hot Dogs, Stinkbait
Locations: Main lake, Shorelines

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits
Locations: Below the dam

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Docks

Submitted by:
Brayden Hicks
Date:
04/23/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
60 murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Stinkbait
Locations: Brush structure, Creek channels



Submitted by:
Chris Stover
Date:
04/21/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
60

Action: Fair
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Stinkbait
Locations: Main lake, Shorelines

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure


Submitted by:
David Smith
Date:
04/22/2019
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
62

Action: Good
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Rocks, Shorelines

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Main lake, Points

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Minnows
Locations: Creek channels, Points

Submitted by:
Matt Farris
Date:
04/19/2019
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
High 50’s and very murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Live Bait, Spoons
Locations: Dam, Riprap

Action: Fair
Baits:  Minnows, Sassy Shad
Locations: Dam, Points

Action: Fair
Baits:  Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Docks, Standing timber