Fishing Reports - Northeast

picture of a map of the northeast region of Oklahoma 1. Birch
2. Carl Blackwell
3. Copan
4. Eucha
5. Ft. Gibson
6. Grand
7. Greenleaf
8. Hudson
9. Hulah
10. Kaw
11. Keystone
12. Oologah
13. Pawhuska
14. Skiatook
15. Sooner
16. Spavinaw
17. Tenkiller
18. Webbers Falls
19. Lower Illinois River
20. Bell Cow
21. Chandler
22. McMurtry


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bell Cow June 29. Elevation normal, water murky. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits and plastic baits around standing timber. Crappie slow on minnows around docks. Channel catfish fair on worms, punch bait and hotdogs along shorelines and weed beds. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.


Birch: June 29. Elevation 9 1/2 ft. above normal, water 80s and clear. The north boat ramp is now open and the south boat ramp is still closed. Channel and blue catfish slow on worms and cut bait at 4-8 ft. along shorelines and docks. Largemouth bass, striped bass hybrids and crappie slow on jigs and worms below the dam. Report submitted by Cody Plunkett, game warden stationed in Osage County.


Carl Blackwell: June 30. Elevation normal, water 88 and murky. Saugeye fair on minnows and hair jigs in the main lake. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs at the crappie dock. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.


Chandler June 29. Elevation above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass slow on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and plastic baits along weed beds. Channel catfish fair on cut bait and worms around docks and boat ramp. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Copan: June 28. Elevation 9 ft. above normal and dropping, water 60s and clearing. Anglers and boaters should use caution in and around the lake due to high lake levels. Channel, blue and flathead catfish good on worms and shad at 7-9 ft. below the dam and the main lake. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.


Eucha:   June 28. Elevation normal, water 85. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, topwater lures and jigs along coves and shallows. Channel catfish fair on cut bait and shad along flats and riprap. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush structure and docks. Bluegill good on crickets and worms along shorelines, shallows and weed beds. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Delaware County.


Ft. Gibson: June 22. Elevation above normal, water 82 and clear. White bass fair trolling in-line spinnerbaits and small crankbaits around points. Fishing is slower because of scattered schools and high water volumes. Blue catfish fair on live shad and cut bait along creek channels and coves. Report submitted by Rick Stafford of Wagoner.


Grand: June 29. Elevation above normal, water 80 and slightly murky. Crappie fair on tube jigs, minnows and Go Go minnows at 10 ft. around docks and brush structure. White bass good on spinnerbaits and Go Go minnows in the main lake, Elk River and Honey Creek in evenings. Blue and channel catfish good on limb lines baited with live shad at 15-20 ft. along shallows and rocks. Report submitted by Marni Loftis, game warden stationed in Delaware County.


Greenleaf: June 29. Elevation normal, water clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and spinnerbaits around brush structure and points. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait and shad along rocks and shallows. Report submitted by Gary Wilcox, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.


Hudson: June 28. Elevation 11 ft. above normal and steady, water 77. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait, shad and live shad at 6-15 ft. below the dam, along the river channel and riprap. Largemouth bass good on buzz baits, spinnerbaits, jerk baits and plastic baits at 4-16 ft. around brush structure, standing timber and points. Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Rogers and Mayes counties.


Hulah: June 28. Elevation 20 ft. above normal and dropping, water 60s and clearing. Anglers and boaters should use caution while on and near the water due to high water levels. Channel, blue and flathead catfish good on worms, shad and live bait at 6-9 ft. along riprap, weed beds and flooded vegetation. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.


Kaw: June 30. Elevation 17 ft. above normal, water 84 and murky. White bass good under bridges. Channel and blue catfish good along flooded willows. Crappie fair under bridges. Paddlefish good to excellent below the dam. Striped bass good on topwater lures and shad below the dam. Report submitted by Larry Green, game warden stationed in Osage County.


Keystone: June 30. Elevation above normal, water 74. Blue catfish good on cut bait along channels. White bass good on spinnerbaits around points. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois: June 28. Elevation above normal, water 65 and dingy. More water is being released due to the high water levels in Lake Tenkiller making fishing difficult. Trout slow on worms and punch bait below the dam and eddies. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.


McMurtry:  June 30. Elevation normal, water mid 70s and semi-clear. Channel catfish good on live shad, worm and chicken liver at 6-12 ft. along docks and sandbar. White bass good on crankbaits at 4-6 ft. along sandbar. Report submitted by Jared Avilez.


Oologah:  June 28. Elevation 12 ft. above normal and dropping, water 70 and murky. Some boat ramps and campgrounds have reopened. Blue and channel catfish fair on juglines baited with shad at 5-15 ft. along flats. White bass fair trolling crankbaits at 5-10 ft. along flats. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.


Perry CCC:  No report submitted.


Skiatook:  June 29. Elevation 2 ft. below normal, water mid 80s and clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-20 ft. around brush structure. Striped bass hybrids and white bass fair on live shad at 20-30 ft. in the main lake. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County


Sooner: June 29. Elevation normal, water clear. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut bait along channels and points. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits along shorelines. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.


Spavinaw: June 28. Elevation normal, water 86. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and jigs along coves, shallows and weed beds. Channel catfish fair on cut bait and shad along flats, shallows and riprap. Bluegill good on crickets and worms along shallows, shorelines and weed beds. Walleye fair on crankbaits along riprap and flats. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Delaware County.


Tenkiller: June 29. Elevation 20 ft. above normal and falling, water stained. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on spinnerbaits, crankbaits and plastic baits at 3-10 ft. along shorelines and brush structure. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, worms and punch bait at 20 ft. in the main lake and flats. Report submitted by Monte Brooks of Cookson.


Webbers Falls: June 29. Elevation above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and rogues around brush structure and channels. Blue and flathead catfish good on shad and sunfish along channels, rocks and tailwaters. Report submitted by Gary Wilcox, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.


 

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