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: March 2. Elevation below normal, water frozen. Blue catfish slow on cut bait in the main lake. Lake should begin to thaw this week as temperatures begin to rise. 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: March 3. Elevation above normal, water 40 and clear. Paddlefish good in the river channel, rocky points and north to the main river. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Rick Stafford of Wagoner.


Grand: February 2. Elevation normal, water 38. Largemouth bass fair on Alabama rig and rouges in and around main lake and points. Crappie good on minnows and jigs. Blue catfish good on cut bait in main lake and river channel. Paddlefish fair when snagging in main lake. 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: March 2. Elevation normal, water 38. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 12-17 ft. around brush structure, standing timber and coves. Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Rogers and Mayes counties.


Hulah: March 2. Elevation below normal, water frozen. Blue catfish slow on cut bait in the main lake. The lake is currently frozen. There is open water in areas but access points remain covered in ice. Lake should begin to thaw this week as temperatures begin to rise. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.


Kaw: March 3. Elevation 2 ft. above normal, water 40 and clear. All fishing slow. Report submitted by Larry Green, game warden stationed in Kay County.


Keystone: March 3. Elevation below normal, water 41. Crappie good on chartreuse and red jigs around brush structure. Blue catfish good on cut bait along channels. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.


Lower Illinois: March 1. Elevation normal, water 45 and clear. Trout good on in-line spinnerbaits, orange PowerBait and worms below the dam and in channels. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.


McMurtry:  February 2. Elevation below average, water 36 and semi-clear. Crappie fair on jigs and worms at 8 ft. to bottom around docks. The fishing has been slow; few crappie have been pulled but none of real size. Report submitted by Jared Avilez.


Oologah:  February 8. Elevation normal, water 48 and clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 15-20 ft. around brush structure. Blue catfish fair on shad at 20-25 ft. along the river channel. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.


Perry CCC:  March 3. Elevation normal, water clear. Trout good on PowerBait and spinnerbaits along shorelines. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.


Skiatook:  March 2. Elevation below normal, water clear. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs at 15-25 ft. around brush structure. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.


Sooner: March 3. Elevation normal, water murky. Striped bass hybrids and saugeye slow on sassy shad, small lures and rattletraps in the discharge. 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: February 3. Elevation below average, water 43 and clear and steady. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass slow on plastics and jigs at 15-25 ft. in and around brush structure, main lake and points. Crappie slow on minnows, jigs and plastics at 15-40 ft. in and around docks and brush structure. Report submitted by Monte Brooks of Cookson.


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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