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 May 22. Elevation above normal, water 72 and murky. Crappie excellent on minnows and jigs around docks and shorelines. White bass fair on minnows and jigs around docks. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits, sassy shad and plastic baits around rocks, weed beds and standing timber. Channel catfish slow on cut bait, shad and chicken liver along shorelines. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.


Birch: May 23. Elevation normal, water 70 and murky. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by Ryan Walker, game warden stationed in Osage County.


Carl Blackwell: May 23. Elevation normal, water 69 and murky. Saugeye slow on crankbaits in the main lake. Striped bass hybrids slow on shad in the main lake. Crappie fair on chartreuse/white tube jigs in the main lake and along shorelines. Report submitted by Emily Long, game warden stationed in Payne County.


Chandler May 22. Elevation above normal, water 72 and murky. Crappie good on minnows around the dam. Channel catfish good on cut bait, shad and stinkbait around docks, shorelines and the dam. Largemouth bass good on plastic baits, spinnerbaits and small lures along shorelines. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Copan: May 21. Elevation above normal, water 60s and murky. Channel, blue and flathead catfish good on shad, worms and chicken liver below the dam. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.


Dripping Springs:   May 24. Elevation normal, water 72 and clear. Crappie fair on minnows around docks. Report submitted by Jaime Cheatwood, City of Okmulgee.


Eucha:   May 22. Elevation normal, water 68. Largemouth bass fair on jerk baits, crankbaits and jigs around points and creek channels. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around riprap, docks and brush structure. Channel catfish fair on shad and cut bait along riprap and flats. Bluegill good on crickets along weed beds and shallows. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Delaware County.


Ft. Gibson : May 21. Elevation above normal, water 74 and stained. White bass good on sassy shad and in-line spinnerbaits around points and shorelines. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on shad, shrimp and worms on bottom along the river channel and below the dam. Largemouth bass good on plastic baits, spinnerbaits, topwater lures and Biffle Bugs along coves and rocks. Report submitted by Rick Stafford, Ft. Gibson.


Grand: May 23. Elevation above normal, water 70 and stained. Crappie good on GoGo minnows around brush structure. White bass good on GoGo minnows and Shad Rap lures in the main lake. Blue and channel catfish good on shad in the main lake. Report submitted by Marni Loftis, game warden stationed in Delaware County.


Greenleaf: May 25. Park closed due to storm damage. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.


Hudson: May 23. Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water 69. Crappie good on minnows, plastic baits and hair jigs at 6-9 ft. around brush structure, shorelines and creek channels. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait, worms, stinkbait and shad at 5-10 ft. below the dam, along shorelines and creek channels. Largemouth bass good on bill baits, topwater lures, spinnerbaits and plastic baits at 4-9 ft. around brush structure, weed beds and shorelines. Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Mayes County.


Hulah: May 21. Elevation above normal, water 60s and murky. Channel, blue and flathead catfish good on shad and worms at 5-8 ft. below the dam. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.


Kaw : May 24. Elevation normal, water 68 and stained. Paddlefish slow below the dam. Striped bass hybrids and white bass good on crankbaits, topwater lures, spoons, slabs and swim baits at 4-12 ft. trolling the humps in the main lake and along the tailwater. Crappie slow on minnows, jigs and tube jigs at 4-10 ft. around brush structure, shorelines and rocks. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, worms, shad and crawfish at 2-10 ft. along flats, in the main lake and around rocks. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Kay County.


Keystone: May 23. Elevation above normal, water 60. Striped bass excellent on shad below the dam. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits and spinnerbaits along shorelines. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10 ft. along shorelines. Blue catfish good on cut bait along channels. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois: May 22. Elevation normal, water 65 and dirty. Trout fair on pink PowerBait around deep holes and the Watts area. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.


McMurtry:  No report submitted.

Okmulgee: May 24. Elevation normal, water 64 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on minnows along weed beds. Crappie fair on minnows along shorelines. Report submitted by Jaime Cheatwood, City of Okmulgee.


Oologah:  May 22. Elevation 3 ft. above normal and falling slowly, water 70 and murky. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait and shad on bottom below the dam. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 6-10 ft. around standing timber and brush structure. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits at 2-4 ft. around brush structure. White bass fair trolling crankbaits at 5-10 ft. around points. Crappie and white bass fair on jigs at 3-6 ft. below the dam. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.


Perry CCC:  No report submitted.


Skiatook:  May 23. Elevation above normal, water low to mid 70s and dirty. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and plastic baits at 3-8 ft. along coves. Striped bass hybrids and white bass fair on live shad at 10-20 ft. in the main lake. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.


Sooner: May 23. Elevation normal, water clear. Striped bass hybrids and striped bass slow on live shad and slabs in the main lake. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.


Spavinaw: May 22. Elevation normal, water 68. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and jigs around points, creek channels and coves. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush structure, docks and above the dam. Bluegill good on crickets around weed beds and shallows. Channel catfish fair on cut bait, worms and shad along riprap and flats. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Delaware County.


Tenkiller: May 24. Elevation normal, water 72 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on plastic baits, spinnerbaits and crankbaits at 3-15 ft. around brush structure, shorelines and docks. Crappie fair on minnows, tube jigs, hair jigs and crankbaits at 5-20 ft. around brush structure, docks and the main lake. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair drifting cut bait at 10-20 ft. and on flip-flops baited with shrimp and stinkbait at 20-40 ft. along flats and points. White bass fair on crankbaits, in-line spinnerbaits and hair jigs at 2-15 ft. along coves, in the main lake and around points. Report submitted by Monte Brooks, Cookson.


Webbers Falls: May 24. Elevation 2 ft. above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass fair on white and yellow spinnerbaits, bill baits and crankbaits along riprap, brush structure and creek channels. Catfish good on fresh cut bait on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs in green and red at 6-12 ft. around bridges and brush structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.


 

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