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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.

Southeast

Submitted by:
Jack Melton
Date:
11/18/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
60 and stained some

Action: Fair
Baits:  Alabama Rig, Crankbaits, Grubs, Jigs, and Swim baits in shad colors , curly tail grubs
Locations: Brush structure, Coves, Main lake, Rocks

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Slabs, Spoons
Locations: Creek channels, Main lake, and drop offs in 27-45 ft , mid lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows, Slabs, Spoons
Locations: Brush structure, Creek channels, Docks, Main lake, and 27-45 ft in mid lake near dropoffs. Marked brushpile in 25+ deep water
Additional Information:
Crappie are small mostly.

Submitted by:
Matt Gamble
Date:
11/14/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
60 degrees and clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Caddis flies, In-line Spinnerbait, Jigs, Midges, Nymphs, Powerbait, Spoons, and Gold spoons
Locations: Flats, and Below rifles and obstructions in current in deeper water


Additional Information:
Approximately 2,400 rainbow trout were stocked on 11/8/2017

Submitted by:
Dru Polk
Date:
11/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
73

Action: Fair
Baits:  Bill Baits, Crankbaits, Plastics
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Punch bait, Stinkbait, Worms
Locations: Channels, Points, River Channel


Submitted by:
Cannon Harrison
Date:
11/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Dropping
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Jigs, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Below the dam, Dam

Action: Good
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Coves, Docks, Main lake, Shorelines, and Crappie are biting best at 10-12 feet deep

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Dough bait, Live Bait, Live Shad, Shad
Locations: Below the dam, Dam

Submitted by:
Jim Gillham
Date:
11/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
65 and murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Plastics, Sassy Shad, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Main lake, Points, Shorelines, Standing timber

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

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

Submitted by:
Garret Harley
Date:
11/20/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
60 and clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Jerk Bait, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Main lake, Points, River Channel, Weed beds

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

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

Submitted by:
April Drake
Date:
11/16/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
N/A

Action: Fair
Baits:  Powerbait
Locations: River Channel


Additional Information:
Stocked approximately 3,541 rainbow trout on November 15. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the Southeast Region Office.

Submitted by:
Mark Hannah
Date:
11/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Powerbait, Worms
Locations: River Channel



Submitted by:
Jay Harvey
Date:
11/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
66

Action: Slow
Baits:  Crankbaits, Plastics
Locations: Brush structure, Creek channels

Action: Slow
Baits:  Minnows
Locations: Creek channels, Standing timber


Submitted by:
Mark Hannah
Date:
11/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Mid-50s and clear.

Action: Good
Baits:  Bill Baits, Crankbaits, Sassy Shad
Locations: Coves, Points

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Coves, Creek channels

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Shad
Locations: Creek channels, Main lake, River Channel

Submitted by:
April Drake
Date:
11/16/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
N/A

Action: Fair
Baits:  Powerbait
Locations: River Channel


Additional Information:
Stocked approximately 872 rainbow trout on November 15. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the Southeast Region Office.

Submitted by:
J.D. Stauffer
Date:
11/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Minnows
Locations: Channels, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Live Shad
Locations: Main lake, Riprap

Action: Slow
Baits:  Rogues, and Shad colored suspending rogues
Locations: Points, Rocks

Submitted by:
Thomas Gillham
Date:
11/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Bill Baits, Jigs, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Standing timber

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

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad, Stinkbait
Locations: Channels, Main lake, Standing timber

Northeast

Submitted by:
Rick Stafford in Wagoner
Date:
11/14/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
57 and clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Docks, Main lake, and 15 to 20 ft

Action: Fair
Baits:  Goldfish, Live Shad
Locations: Flats, Main lake, River Channel, and 25ft

Action: Slow
Baits:  Crankbaits, Plastics
Locations: Docks, Rocks

Submitted by:
Karlin Bailey
Date:
11/14/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

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



Submitted by:
Warden Jeremy Bersche
Date:
11/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
55 murky

Action: Good
Baits:  In-line Spinnerbait, Jigs, Midges, Nymphs, Powerbait
Locations: Below the dam, Creek channels, Rocks, Spillway, Tailwater, and Watts wmu, head of deep holes



Submitted by:
Doug Gottschalk
Date:
11/14/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Cloudy

Action: Good
Baits:  Small Lures
Locations: Shorelines


Additional Information:
Good on super dupers, PowerBait and salmon eggs

Northwest

Submitted by:
Mark Reichenberger
Date:
11/14/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Dam


Additional Information:
All fishing slow

Central

Submitted by:
Lucky Lure Tackle
Date:
11/14/2017
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
63 and clear

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

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

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

Southwest

Submitted by:
David Smith
Date:
11/14/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
50

Action: Slow
Baits:  Minnows
Locations: Points



Submitted by:
Chris Stover
Date:
11/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
68

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

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad, Stinkbait
Locations: Main lake, Points, Shorelines


Submitted by:
Chris Stover
Date:
11/13/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
70

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

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


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:
11/14/2017
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
63 and clear

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

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

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

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:
Rick Stafford in Wagoner
Date:
11/14/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
57 and clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Docks, Main lake, and 15 to 20 ft

Action: Fair
Baits:  Goldfish, Live Shad
Locations: Flats, Main lake, River Channel, and 25ft

Action: Slow
Baits:  Crankbaits, Plastics
Locations: Docks, Rocks

Submitted by:
Karlin Bailey
Date:
11/14/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

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



Submitted by:
Warden Jeremy Bersche
Date:
11/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
55 murky

Action: Good
Baits:  In-line Spinnerbait, Jigs, Midges, Nymphs, Powerbait
Locations: Below the dam, Creek channels, Rocks, Spillway, Tailwater, and Watts wmu, head of deep holes



Submitted by:
Doug Gottschalk
Date:
11/14/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Cloudy

Action: Good
Baits:  Small Lures
Locations: Shorelines


Additional Information:
Good on super dupers, PowerBait and salmon eggs

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 Reichenberger
Date:
11/14/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Dam


Additional Information:
All fishing 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:
11/18/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
60 and stained some

Action: Fair
Baits:  Alabama Rig, Crankbaits, Grubs, Jigs, and Swim baits in shad colors , curly tail grubs
Locations: Brush structure, Coves, Main lake, Rocks

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Slabs, Spoons
Locations: Creek channels, Main lake, and drop offs in 27-45 ft , mid lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows, Slabs, Spoons
Locations: Brush structure, Creek channels, Docks, Main lake, and 27-45 ft in mid lake near dropoffs. Marked brushpile in 25+ deep water
Additional Information:
Crappie are small mostly.

Submitted by:
Matt Gamble
Date:
11/14/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
60 degrees and clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Caddis flies, In-line Spinnerbait, Jigs, Midges, Nymphs, Powerbait, Spoons, and Gold spoons
Locations: Flats, and Below rifles and obstructions in current in deeper water


Additional Information:
Approximately 2,400 rainbow trout were stocked on 11/8/2017

Submitted by:
Dru Polk
Date:
11/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
73

Action: Fair
Baits:  Bill Baits, Crankbaits, Plastics
Locations: Brush structure, Points, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Punch bait, Stinkbait, Worms
Locations: Channels, Points, River Channel


Submitted by:
Cannon Harrison
Date:
11/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Dropping
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Jigs, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Below the dam, Dam

Action: Good
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Coves, Docks, Main lake, Shorelines, and Crappie are biting best at 10-12 feet deep

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Dough bait, Live Bait, Live Shad, Shad
Locations: Below the dam, Dam

Submitted by:
Jim Gillham
Date:
11/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
65 and murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Plastics, Sassy Shad, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Main lake, Points, Shorelines, Standing timber

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

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

Submitted by:
Garret Harley
Date:
11/20/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
60 and clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Jerk Bait, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Main lake, Points, River Channel, Weed beds

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

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

Submitted by:
April Drake
Date:
11/16/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
N/A

Action: Fair
Baits:  Powerbait
Locations: River Channel


Additional Information:
Stocked approximately 3,541 rainbow trout on November 15. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the Southeast Region Office.

Submitted by:
Mark Hannah
Date:
11/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Powerbait, Worms
Locations: River Channel



Submitted by:
Jay Harvey
Date:
11/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
66

Action: Slow
Baits:  Crankbaits, Plastics
Locations: Brush structure, Creek channels

Action: Slow
Baits:  Minnows
Locations: Creek channels, Standing timber


Submitted by:
Mark Hannah
Date:
11/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Mid-50s and clear.

Action: Good
Baits:  Bill Baits, Crankbaits, Sassy Shad
Locations: Coves, Points

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Coves, Creek channels

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Shad
Locations: Creek channels, Main lake, River Channel

Submitted by:
April Drake
Date:
11/16/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
N/A

Action: Fair
Baits:  Powerbait
Locations: River Channel


Additional Information:
Stocked approximately 872 rainbow trout on November 15. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the Southeast Region Office.

Submitted by:
J.D. Stauffer
Date:
11/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Minnows
Locations: Channels, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Live Shad
Locations: Main lake, Riprap

Action: Slow
Baits:  Rogues, and Shad colored suspending rogues
Locations: Points, Rocks

Submitted by:
Thomas Gillham
Date:
11/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Bill Baits, Jigs, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Standing timber

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

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad, Stinkbait
Locations: Channels, Main lake, 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
Date:
11/14/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
50

Action: Slow
Baits:  Minnows
Locations: Points



Submitted by:
Chris Stover
Date:
11/13/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
70

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

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


Submitted by:
Chris Stover
Date:
11/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
68

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

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad, Stinkbait
Locations: Main lake, Points, Shorelines