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








Bell Cow July 13. Elevation below normal, water 83. Crappie slow on jigs around brush structure. Channel catfish slow on chicken liver along shorelines. Largemouth bass slow on spinnerbaits in 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: July 15. Elevation below normal, water 75 and murky. White bass, striped bass and striped bass hybrids fair on minnows, sassy shad and crankbaits at 2-6 ft. along the spillway, coves, rocks and Fox Run Bridge. Channel catfish excellent on chicken liver, shad, minnows and punch bait at 1-9 ft. around docks, riprap and rocks. Flathead catfish good on goldfish, minnows, sunfish and worms at 3-8 ft. around rocks, creek channels and standing timber. Bluegill good on minnows, worms, small lures, Power Bait, bead head and topwater flies at 2-6 ft. along shorelines, docks and weed beds. Report submitted by Chris Pulchny.


Chandler July 13. Elevation below normal, water 83. Crappie slow on minnows around the docks and dam. Channel catfish slow on cut bait along shorelines. Flathead catfish slow on sunfish along shorelines. Largemouth bass slow on spinnerbaits and small lures along shorelines. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Copan: July 7. Elevation normal, water 83. Channel, blue and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait and stinkbait in the main lake, channels and below the dam. 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: July 12. Elevation above normal, water 80 and clear. White bass good on small white crankbaits and in-line spinnerbaits at 8 ft. in the main lake, points, shorelines and on rooster tails and small crankbaits trolling points and wading. Blue catfish fair on shad, shrimp and jigs at 15 ft. in the main lake and around points. Report submitted by Rick Stafford.


Grand: July 5. Elevation normal, water 85. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and jigs around points. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around docks. Blue catfish fair on cut bait and shad along flats. White bass fair on topwater lures and jigs in the main lake. Channel catfish slow on cut bait along flats. Report submitted Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Delaware County.


Greenleaf: July 15. Elevation normal, water 74 and clear. Largemouth bass good on chartreuse spinnerbaits and crankbaits along shorelines, creek channels, rocky points and brush structure. Catifsh good on fresh cut bait and sunfish on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs in green, yellow and red at 12 ft. around fishing docks and brush structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.


Hudson: July 15. Elevation normal, water 68. White bass good on crankbaits and small lures at 8-18 ft. around points, river channel and the main lake. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits, topwater lures, spinnerbaits and buzz baits at 4-16 ft. around brush structure, weed beds and standing timber. Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Rogers and Mayes counties.


Hulah: July 7. Elevation normal, water 82. Channel, blue and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait and stinkbait in channels and below the dam. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.


Kaw: July 15. Elevation rising, water 85 and murky. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, worms, stinkbait and noodling at 2-8 ft. along flats, shorelines and rocks. Striped bass hybrids and white bass fair on crankbaits, live shad and topwater lures at 1-20 ft. in the main lake, riprap and points. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 12-18 ft. around brush structure and riprap. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Kay County.


Keystone: July 15. Elevation above normal, water 84. Blue catfish slow on cut bait in channels. Striped bass and white bass good on live shad at 17 ft. along humps. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 12-15 ft. along the highway bridges. Largemouth bass slow on plastic baits along rocks and shorelines. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.


Lower Illinois: July 13. Elevation normal, water 55-65. Trout fair on white Power Bait, worms, small lures and dark midges below the dam, river channel, eddies and current seams with running water and deeper holes when no current is available. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.


Oologah:  July 6. Elevation above normal, water 75. Blue and channel catfish good on shad at 5-10 ft. below the dam. White bass fair on crankbaits at 10-15 ft. trolling the flats. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits at 5-10 ft. around the rocks. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-15 ft. around brush structure. Blue and channel catfish fair on chicken liver, shad and shrimp at 10-15 ft. in creek channels. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.


Pawhuska: March 23. Trout good on Power Bait. Report submitted by David Clay, game warden stationed in Osage County.


Skiatook:  July 13. Elevation below normal, water low to mid 80s. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on live shad and cut shad at 20-35 ft. in the main lake. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-20 ft. around brush structure and creek channels. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.


Sooner: July 14. Elevation normal. Saugeye slow on crankbaits in the main lake. Striped bass hybrids and white bass slow on live shad and slabs in the main lake. Blue and channel catfish slow on cut bait around points. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.


Spavinaw: May 6. Elevation slightly above normal, water 64 and dingy. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush and structure. Largemouth bass fair crankbaits. Report submitted by Dwight Moore, City of Tulsa.


Tenkiller: July 14. Elevation above normal, water 86 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on plastic baits, crankbaits and topwater lures at 3-20 ft. around brush structure, points and the main lake; use topwaters around any stickups available. Channel, blue and flathead catfish good on dough bait, minnows, punch bait and sunfish at 127-21 ft. around points, shorelines and at the mouth of coves; use flip-flops baited with cut bait, sunfish and minnows at 20-40 ft. White bass fair on small lures and jigs at the surface in the main lake, around points and near islands during the evenings. Sunfish and bluegill good on worms and jigs at 10-20 ft. around docks. Report submitted by Monte Brooks, Cookson, Okla.


Webbers Falls: July 15. Elevation normal, water 76 and murky. Largemouth bass good on jig-and-worm, crankbaits and spinnerbaits along riprap, creek channels and brush structure. Catfish good on cut bait, stinkbait and sunfish. Crappie fair on minnow and jigs at 8-12 ft. around bridges and brush structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.


 

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