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 September 21. Elevation below normal, water 80 and murky. Crappie fair on minnows, jigs and Power Bait around brush structure, docks and standing timber. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, stinkbait and worms. Largemouth bass slow on plastic baits, spinnerbaits and tube jigs around standing timber and weed beds. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.


Birch: April 15. Elevation normal, water mid 50s and clear. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 3-5 ft. Report submitted by David Clay, game warden stationed in Osage County.


Carl Blackwell: October 28. Elevation below normal, water 69 and dingy. Largemouth and spotted bass slow on rouges, plastic baits, Colorado-bladed spinnerbaits in dark colors and chatter baits. White bass, striped bass hybrids and saugeye fair on live bait, slabs, crankbaits, tube jigs and in-line spinnerbaits at 2-7 ft. along the dam, channels, the main lake, flats and Fox Run Bridge; all three species will be in the same areas feeding on schooled bait fish. Channel and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, shad, live bait, worms, cut bait, cut sunfish, punch bait and stinkbait at 3-6 ft. along shorelines, the main lake, creek channels and Fox Run Bridge. Report submitted by Chris Pulchny.


Chandler September 21. Elevation below normal, water 80 and murky. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around docks. Channel catfish fair on worms, stinkbait and sunfish along shorelines. Largemouth bass slow on in-line spinnerbaits along shorelines. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Copan: September 20. Elevation normal, water 79 and clearing. Blue and channel catfish slow on live bait, shad and worms at 6-10 ft. in the main lake and river channel. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.


Eucha: May 6. Elevation normal, water 66 and dingy. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 6-8 ft. around brush and structure. Largemouth bass fair on jerk baits and crankbaits. Report submitted by Dwight Moore, City of Tulsa.


Ft. Gibson: October 20. Elevation dropping, water 72 and murky. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on cut bait and shad at 8-18 ft. along flats and shallows and good drifting and on juglines. White bass fair on in-line spinnerbaits and small lures around points and shallows. Largemouth bass slow on crankbaits and spinnerbaits at 1-5 ft. along shallows. Report submitted by Rick Stafford.


Grand: October 14. Elevation below normal, water 70. Blue catfish fair on cut bait and shad in the main lake. Largemouth bass slow on plastic baits and jigs. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Delaware County.


Greenleaf: October 13. Elevation normal, water 68 and clear. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits chartreuse crankbaits and jigless grubs and worms on the surface and around weed beds. Catfish good on sunfish and fresh shad on bottom. Crappie fair around fishing docks and brush structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.


Hudson: August 25. Elevation normal, water 82. Largemouth bass and crappie slow on plastic baits at 10-18 ft. around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Rogers and Mayes counties.


Hulah: September 20. Elevation normal, water 79 and clearing. Channel and blue catfish slow on chicken liver, shad and worms at 3-8 ft. along channels, riprap and the main lake. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.


Kaw: October 27. Elevation below normal, water 76 and clear. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait at 10-18 ft. in the main lake and river channel. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Kay County.


Keystone: October 21. Elevation below normal, water 68. Striped bass good on live shad in the main lake. Blue catfish good on cut bait along channels. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits along shorelines. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.


Lower Illinois: October 26. Elevation normal, water 55-65 and murky. Trout good on Power Bait and small lures below the dam, the river channel, Watts area and deep holes after sunrise. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.


McMurtry:  October 28. Elevation normal, water 65 and murky. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, minnows and shad at 6-12 ft. around docks, river channel and brush structure and fair on chicken liver on bottom off the east dock. Crappie good on minnows, tube jigs, Power Bait and jigs at 6-12 ft. around docks and brush structure. As the water temp cools we are seeing larger populations of crappie moving in to more shallow depths; take your bait to the bottom and every now and then bring it up about a foot until you start catching them. Report submitted by Jared Avilez, Park Operations Manager at Lake McMurtry.


Oologah:  October 26. Elevation dropping, water 68 and murky. Channel and blue catfish fair on shad on bottom. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.


Skiatook:  October 27. Elevation below normal, water clear. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs at 10-20 ft. around brush structure. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.


Sooner: August 11. Elevation normal. White bass and striped bass hybrids slow on live shad and slabs in the main lake. Saugeye slow on crankbaits along riprap. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.


Spavinaw: August 19. Elevation below normal, water 84 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on spinnerbaits, topwater lures and crankbaits around brush structure, shorelines and docks. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait, punch bait, dough bait and sunfish at 7-27 ft. around points and creek channels and drifting stinkbait in the main lake. Flathead catfish good on cut bait in deep water. Sunfish and bluegill good on worms at 5-20 ft. around docks and shorelines. Report submitted by Monte Brooks, Cookson, Okla.


Tenkiller: October 26. Elevation normal, water 72 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits at 3-15 ft. around points and coves. Crappie fair on minnows, hair jigs and tube jigs at 10-15 ft. around brush structure and docks. Channel catfish fair on punch bait and dough bait at 17-27 ft. around main points and the main lake. Report submitted by Monte Brooks of Cookson, OK.


Webbers Falls: October 13. Elevation 2 ft. above normal, water 69 and murky. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits and bill baits around brush structure, creek channels and riprap. Catfish good on sunfish and fresh cut bait on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows at 12-16 ft. around bridges and brush structure. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.


 

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