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 April 19. Elevation below normal, water 64 and muddy. Crappie good on minnows and jigs along docks, rocks and riprap. Channel catfish fair on worms along riprap. Largemouth bass fair on in-line spinnerbaits, sassy shad and plastic baits around standing timber and shorelines. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.


Birch: April 19. Elevation below normal, water clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 2-6 ft. around brush structure and at the dam. Striped bass hybrids fair on jigs, spinnerbaits, lipless baits and sassy shad at 3-6 ft. along coves, shorelines and points. Largemouth bass slow on jigs, spinnerbaits and crankbaits at 3-6 ft. around points. Report submitted by Cody Plunkett, game warden stationed in Osage County.


Carl Blackwell: April 14. Water 66. Crappie good on white jigs at 15 ft. at the floating dock. Report submitted by Emily Long, game warden stationed in Payne County.


Chandler April 19. Elevation below normal, water 64 and muddy. Crappie good on minnows and jigs along riprap. Channel catfish slow on chicken liver and worms around docks. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits, tube jigs and plastic baits along coves and shorelines. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County. Copan: April 17. Elevation slightly above normal, water upper 50s and clearing. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 3-6 ft. near structure and fair being caught around Copan Point. Channel catfish being caught on juglines baited with cut shad. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.


Eucha: April 18. Elevation normal, water 64. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits and jigs around points and coves. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around brush structure and points. White bass fair on spoons and crankbaits along creek channels. Bluegill fair on crickets and jigs in the main lake and around points. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Delaware County.


Ft. Gibson: April 17. Elevation dropping, water 58 and stained. Crappie slow on minnows, tube jigs and jigs at 3-10 ft. around brush structure, shorelines and shallows. White bass slow on sassy shad and jigs along the river channel and creek channels. Blue catfish fair on cut bait and live shad below the dam and along channels. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and spinnerbaits around brush structure and coves. Report submitted by Rick Stafford of Wagoner.


Grand: April 19. Elevation rising, water murky. Crappie excellent on minnows and jigs at 12 ft. around docks and coves. Paddlefish good in the river channel. Largemouth bass good on Alabama rigs in the main lake. Blue catfish fair on shad in the main lake and river channel. Report submitted by Marni Loftis, game warden stationed in Delaware County.


Greenleaf: April 20. Elevation 1/2 ft. above normal, water 54 and murky. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits, bill baits and salt crawls along shorelines, creek channels and brush structure. Catfish good on fresh cut bait and stinkbait on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 8-12 ft. around fishing docks and brush structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.


Hudson: April 20. Elevation above normal, water 63. Paddlefish good at 8-15 ft. in the river channel and below the dam. Largemouth bass slow on buzz baits, plastic baits and jerk baits at 4-8 ft. around brush structure, standing timber and points. White bass good on minnows and small lures at 4-8 ft. below the dam and creek channels. Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Rogers and Mayes counties.


Hulah: April 17. Elevation slightly above normal, water upper 50s and clearing. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 3-6 ft. near structure and fair around Skull Creek area. Channel and flathead catfish being caught on cut shad and worms. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.


Kaw: April 20. Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water 65 and clear. White bass, striped bass and striped bass hybrids fair. Blue catfish good. Crappie fair. Paddlefish fair below the dam. Report submitted by Larry Green, game warden stationed in Kay County.


Keystone: April 21. Elevation above normal, water 61. Crappie good on minnows along shorelines. Blue catfish excellent on cut bait along channels. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits and spinnerbaits along shorelines. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.


Lower Illinois: April 19. Elevation above normal, water 60 and murky. Trout slow on PowerBait and worms below the dam and any eddy out of the main current. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.


McMurtry:  April 6. Elevation normal, water 50s and semi-clear. Saugeye good on sunfish, crankbaits and worms at 10-20 ft. along channels and the main lake. Crappie good on minnows, jigs, worms and tube jigs at 6-12 ft. around docks and brush structure. Report submitted by Jared Avilez.


Oologah:  April 19. Elevation above normal, water 62 and clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 4-8 ft. around brush structure and standing timber. White bass fair on jigs and crankbaits at 4-8 ft. in the Verdigris River above the lake. Largemouth bass slow on jerk bait and spinnerbaits at 4-8 ft. along rocks. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.


Perry CCC:  April 20. Elevation normal, water clear. Trout good on PowerBait along shorelines. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.


Skiatook:  April 20. Elevation below normal, water clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on spinnerbaits and crankbaits at 3-6 ft. along coves. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on in-line spinnerbaits and lipless baits at 3-6 ft. along windy shorelines. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 3-6 ft. along riprap. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County


Sooner: April 20. Elevation normal, water murky. Saugeye slow on crankbaits in the main lake and the inlet. Striped bass hybrids, striped bass and white bass slow on live shad and sassy shad in the main lake. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.


Spavinaw: April 18. Elevation normal, water 65. Largemouth bass fair on jigs and worms along coves and points. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs along riprap and brush structure. White bass fair on spoons and crankbaits along creek channels. Channel catfish fair on cut bait and stinkbait in the main lake. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Delaware County.


Tenkiller: April 20. Elevation 3 ft. above normal, water 55-57 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and plastic baits at 3-15 ft. around docks, points and coves. Crappie fair on minnows and tube jigs at 10-15 ft. around brush structure, the main lake and points and on crankbaits trolling from Petit Bay to Carters Landing at midday. White bass good trolling crankbaits at mid-day, on in-line spinnerbaits and hair jigs at 3-15 ft. in the main lake, the river channel and points in mornings. Flathead catfish fair on cut bait and shad at 20-40 ft. in the main lake and along flats. Report submitted by Monte Brooks of Cookson.


Webbers Falls: April 20. Elevation 2 ft. above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass good on chartreuse spinnerbaits and bill baits along riprap, creek channels and brush structure. Catfish good on fresh cut bait on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 6-12 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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