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: January 19. Elevation above normal, water 38 and clear. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on cut bait and shad in the river channel and main lake. Crappie slow on minnows and lipless baits at 20-25 ft. around docks and brush structure. Paddlefish slow at 28 ft. in the river channel. Report submitted by Rick Stafford.


Grand: January 12. Elevation normal, water 38. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 20-30 ft. around brush structure and docks. Paddlefish fair along flats and the main lake. Blue catfish fair on cut bait and chicken liver and cut bait along flats. 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: January 12. Elevation normal, water clear. Blue catfish good on cut shad. Crappie good on jigs at 25 ft. around submerged brush and structure. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Kay County.


Keystone: January 13. Elevation below normal, water 41. Blue catfish excellent on cut bait along channels. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around brush structure. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.


Lower Illinois: January 18. Elevation normal, water 45-50. Trout good on Power Bait, small lures and nymphs below the dam, in tailwaters, river channel, Watts area below the parking area, shallows during low light and deeper holes and riffles after the sun rises. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.


McMurtry:  January 19. Elevation below normal, water near freezing and clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 6-15 ft. around brush structure and docks. A few crappie were pulled from the west dock over the weekend. Have not had many boats out to get a report on other areas of the lake. The temperatures this week look promising for this time of year, with any luck the bite will pick up. Report submitted by Jared Avilez.


Oologah:  November 2. Elevation above normal, water 65 and murky. Blue and channel catfish fair on shad on bottom below the dam. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.


Perry CCC:  January 20. Elevation normal, water murky. Trout fair on spinnerbaits and small lures along channels and shorelines. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble.


Skiatook:  November 3. Elevation below normal, water clear. Crappie fair 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: January 19. Elevation 1 ft. below normal, water 43 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass slow on plastic baits and crankbaits around brush structure, the main lake and points. Crappie slow on jigs at 25-40 ft. in the main lake and around brush structure. Report submitted by Monte Brooks.


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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