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Fishing Report

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.

Southeast

Submitted by:
Jack Melton
Date:
12/10/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
54 clear to stained up cr

Action: Fair
Baits:  Alabama Rig, Crankbaits, Jerk Bait, Jigs, Plastics, Spoons
Locations: Brush structure, Creek channels, Main lake, Points

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows, Spoons
Locations: Brush structure, Creek channels, Docks, Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows, Spoons
Locations: Creek channels, Main lake, Points

Submitted by:
Dru Polk, game warden McCurtain County
Date:
12/10/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
53 degrees

Action: Fair
Baits:  Bill Baits, Crankbaits, Spoons
Locations: Brush structure, Points, River Channel, River Mouth

Action: Fair
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Punch bait, Stinkbait
Locations: Channels, Coves, Creek channels, Points, River Channel, River Mouth


Submitted by:
Cannon Harrison
Date:
12/10/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Crickets, Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Coves, Docks

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Dough bait, Worms
Locations: Coves, Docks, Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Live Bait, Live Shad, Plastics
Locations: Below the dam, Dam

Submitted by:
Jim Gillham, game warden Choctaw County
Date:
12/10/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
60 degrees and murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Lipless Baits, Plastics, Sassy Shad
Locations: Points, Shorelines

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Live Shad, Worms
Locations: Below the dam, Flats, Main lake

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

Submitted by:
Garret Harley, game warden
Date:
12/11/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
56 degrees and clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Alabama Rig, Crankbaits, Jerk Bait, Plastics, Shad
Locations: Main lake, Points, River Channel

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Live Shad, Spoons
Locations: Coves, Main lake, River Channel

Action: Slow
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Dough bait
Locations: Coves, Inlet, Riprap

Submitted by:
Mark Hannah, game warden McCurtain County
Date:
12/10/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Plastics, Powerbait, Small Lures
Locations: Creek channels, River Channel, Rocks



Submitted by:
Jay Harvey, game warden Bryan/ Choctaw Counties
Date:
12/10/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
64 degrees

Action: Slow
Baits:  Crankbaits, Lipless Baits
Locations: Points, Standing timber

Action: Slow
Baits:  Minnows
Locations: River Channel, Standing timber


Submitted by:
Mark Hannah, game warden McCurtain County
Date:
12/10/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
51 degrees and clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Crankbaits
Locations: Points

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Creek channels

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

Submitted by:
J.D. Stauffer, game warden Haskell County
Date:
12/09/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Creek channels, and 15 ft

Action: Slow
Baits:  Crankbaits, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Main lake, Points, Rocks

Action: Fair
Baits:  Shad, and Juglines
Locations: Channels, Main lake

Submitted by:
Dane Polk, game warden Latimer/ Pushmataha Co.
Date:
12/11/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
59 degrees

Action: Slow
Baits:  Spinnerbaits
Locations: Shorelines, Standing timber

Action: Slow
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad, Sunfish
Locations: Main lake

Action: Slow
Baits:  Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Standing timber

Submitted by:
Cody Jones, game warden McIntosh County
Date:
12/10/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Lightly stained and 56-59

Action: Good
Baits:  Shad, Slabs
Locations: Coves, Main lake, Riprap

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Main lake, Points, Riprap

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

Submitted by:
Thomas Gillham, game warden LeFlore County
Date:
12/10/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Cloudy

Action: Fair
Baits:  Bill Baits, Grubs, Plastics
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Punch bait
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Main lake

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Standing timber

Northwest

Submitted by:
Mark Walker, game warden Blaine County
Date:
12/09/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Slabs
Locations: Main lake

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


Submitted by:
Mark Reichenberger, game warden Woodward County
Date:
12/12/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Dam


Additional Information:
Fishing is slow.

Central

Submitted by:
Lucky Lure Tackle
Date:
12/12/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
48 degrees and clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Dam, and 10-20 ft.

Action: Fair
Baits:  Grubs, Jigs, Lipless Baits
Locations: Dam, Riprap

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait
Locations: Dam

Northeast

Submitted by:
Karlin Bailey, game warden Creek County
Date:
12/12/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait
Locations: Below the dam



Submitted by:
Jeremy Bersche, game warden Sequoyah County
Date:
12/10/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky and 55 degrees

Action: Fair
Baits:  In-line Spinnerbait, Nymphs, Powerbait
Locations: Below the dam, Creek channels, Dam, Rocks

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Hair Jigs, Shad, Spoons
Locations: River Mouth


Southwest

Submitted by:
David Smith, game warden Kiowa County
Date:
12/12/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
45 degrees

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad, Stinkbait
Locations: Flats, Points



Submitted by:
Chris Stover, game warden Stephens County
Date:
12/11/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
50s and murky

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

Action: Slow
Baits:  Sassy Shad
Locations: Main lake, 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.
Submitted by:
Lucky Lure Tackle
Date:
12/12/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
48 degrees and clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Dam, and 10-20 ft.

Action: Fair
Baits:  Grubs, Jigs, Lipless Baits
Locations: Dam, Riprap

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait
Locations: Dam

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.
Submitted by:
Karlin Bailey, game warden Creek County
Date:
12/12/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait
Locations: Below the dam



Submitted by:
Jeremy Bersche, game warden Sequoyah County
Date:
12/10/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky and 55 degrees

Action: Fair
Baits:  In-line Spinnerbait, Nymphs, Powerbait
Locations: Below the dam, Creek channels, Dam, Rocks

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Hair Jigs, Shad, Spoons
Locations: River Mouth


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.
Submitted by:
Mark Walker, game warden Blaine County
Date:
12/09/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Slabs
Locations: Main lake

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


Submitted by:
Mark Reichenberger, game warden Woodward County
Date:
12/12/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Dam


Additional Information:
Fishing is slow.

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.
Submitted by:
Jack Melton
Date:
12/10/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
54 clear to stained up cr

Action: Fair
Baits:  Alabama Rig, Crankbaits, Jerk Bait, Jigs, Plastics, Spoons
Locations: Brush structure, Creek channels, Main lake, Points

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows, Spoons
Locations: Brush structure, Creek channels, Docks, Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows, Spoons
Locations: Creek channels, Main lake, Points

Submitted by:
Dru Polk, game warden McCurtain County
Date:
12/10/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
53 degrees

Action: Fair
Baits:  Bill Baits, Crankbaits, Spoons
Locations: Brush structure, Points, River Channel, River Mouth

Action: Fair
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Punch bait, Stinkbait
Locations: Channels, Coves, Creek channels, Points, River Channel, River Mouth


Submitted by:
Cannon Harrison
Date:
12/10/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Crickets, Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Coves, Docks

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Dough bait, Worms
Locations: Coves, Docks, Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Live Bait, Live Shad, Plastics
Locations: Below the dam, Dam

Submitted by:
Jim Gillham, game warden Choctaw County
Date:
12/10/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
60 degrees and murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Lipless Baits, Plastics, Sassy Shad
Locations: Points, Shorelines

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Live Shad, Worms
Locations: Below the dam, Flats, Main lake

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

Submitted by:
Garret Harley, game warden
Date:
12/11/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
56 degrees and clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Alabama Rig, Crankbaits, Jerk Bait, Plastics, Shad
Locations: Main lake, Points, River Channel

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Live Shad, Spoons
Locations: Coves, Main lake, River Channel

Action: Slow
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Dough bait
Locations: Coves, Inlet, Riprap

Submitted by:
Mark Hannah, game warden McCurtain County
Date:
12/10/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Plastics, Powerbait, Small Lures
Locations: Creek channels, River Channel, Rocks



Submitted by:
Jay Harvey, game warden Bryan/ Choctaw Counties
Date:
12/10/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
64 degrees

Action: Slow
Baits:  Crankbaits, Lipless Baits
Locations: Points, Standing timber

Action: Slow
Baits:  Minnows
Locations: River Channel, Standing timber


Submitted by:
Mark Hannah, game warden McCurtain County
Date:
12/10/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
51 degrees and clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Crankbaits
Locations: Points

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Creek channels

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

Submitted by:
J.D. Stauffer, game warden Haskell County
Date:
12/09/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Creek channels, and 15 ft

Action: Slow
Baits:  Crankbaits, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Main lake, Points, Rocks

Action: Fair
Baits:  Shad, and Juglines
Locations: Channels, Main lake

Submitted by:
Dane Polk, game warden Latimer/ Pushmataha Co.
Date:
12/11/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
59 degrees

Action: Slow
Baits:  Spinnerbaits
Locations: Shorelines, Standing timber

Action: Slow
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad, Sunfish
Locations: Main lake

Action: Slow
Baits:  Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Standing timber

Submitted by:
Cody Jones, game warden McIntosh County
Date:
12/10/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Lightly stained and 56-59

Action: Good
Baits:  Shad, Slabs
Locations: Coves, Main lake, Riprap

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Main lake, Points, Riprap

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

Submitted by:
Thomas Gillham, game warden LeFlore County
Date:
12/10/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Cloudy

Action: Fair
Baits:  Bill Baits, Grubs, Plastics
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Punch bait
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Main lake

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Standing timber

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.
Submitted by:
David Smith, game warden Kiowa County
Date:
12/12/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
45 degrees

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad, Stinkbait
Locations: Flats, Points



Submitted by:
Chris Stover, game warden Stephens County
Date:
12/11/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
50s and murky

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

Action: Slow
Baits:  Sassy Shad
Locations: Main lake, Shorelines