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 September 7. Elevation below normal, water 80 and muddy. Crappie slow on minnows around docks. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, stinkbait and minnows around docks and shorelines. Largemouth bass slow on in-line 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: September 8. Elevation rising, water 73 and darkly stained. Largemouth and spotted bass slow at points, coves, and rocks on crankbaits, plastics and minnows at 4-6 ft. White bass, striped bass hybrids and saugeye fair in main lake, flats, creek channels, Fox Run bridge and banks on crank baits, slabs, minnows, jigs and suspending jerk baits at 1-7 ft. Crappie fair at docks, standing timber, creek channels and Turkey Hollow cove entrance around submerged brush on minnows, jigs, tube jigs, live bait, black and chartreuse, or black and hot pink Bobby Garland jig combinations tipped with live bait. at 8-14 ft. Channel catfish, carp, and sunfish fair in channels, points, and spillway on punch bait, chicken liver, goldfish, live bait, and preserved baits at 3-9 ft. Flathead catfish fair along shorelines, main lake, coves and brush structure on goldfish, sunfish, live bait at 4-8 ft. Report submitted by Chris Pulchny.


Chandler September 7. Elevation below normal, water 80 and muddy. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver and worms around docks, shorelines and boat ramps. Crappie slow on worms and minnows around docks and boat ramps. Largemouth bass slow on plastic baits and small lures. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Copan: September 8. Elevation normal, water 79 and clearing. Crappie slow on jigs and tube jigs at 4-6 ft. around brush structure. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on cut bait and shad at 4-8 ft. along creek channels and riprap. 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: September 5. Elevation above average, water 81 and clear. Channel and blue catfish and trout fair in main lake, river channel and flats on live shad, punch bait and worms. at 10-20 ft. White bass fair in flats, main lake, and points on crankbaits, small lures and spoons, at 10-15 ft. Trolling or wading the points around the state park and the railroad bridge area at Sung Harbor. Largemouth bass fair at points, standing timber and shorelines on buzz baits, spinner baits, and crank baits at 5-15 ft. Report submitted by Rick Stafford.


Grand: August 31. Elevation below average, water 88. Largemouth bass fair in main lake and points on worms and crankbait. Blue and channel catfish fair in main lake on shad. White bass good on flats on jigs and minnows. Crappie fair in brush structure and docks on jigs and minnows. Paddlefish slow in main lake on snagging. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Delaware County.


Greenleaf: September 9. Elevation normal, water 74 and clear. Largemouth bass good on chartreuse spinnerbaits, bill baits, and weedless jigs in moss beds at 7-10 ft. Channel catfish good on fresh cut bait on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows in brush structure at 8-12 ft. 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 8. Elevation normal, water 79 and clearing. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on shad and worms at 4-8 ft. along the river channel, creek channels and the main lake. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.


Kaw: September 8. Elevation normal, water 80 and murky. Blue and channel catfish slow on cut bait, worms and shad at 1-6 ft. along flats, river channel and river mouth. Crappie good on minnows, jigs and tube jigs at 12-20 ft. around brush structure and standing timber. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on crankbaits, topwater lures, spoons and shad from the surface to 30 ft. around riprap, points, the main lake and big water humps. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.


Keystone: September 2. Elevation below average, water 84. White bass excellent on surface with top water lures. White Bass surfacing all morning. Crappie are excellent in rocks on minnows at 5-20 ft. Blue catfish good in channels on cut bait. Largemouth bass good along shorelines on plastics. Striped bass good along humps on shad at 20 ft. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.


Lower Illinois: September 7. Elevation normal, water 60-75. Trout slow on in-line spinnerbaits and Power Bait in the river channel and tailwaters. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.


Oologah:  September 7. Elevation above normal, water 75 and clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 15-20 ft. around brush structure. White bass fair trolling crankbaits at 10-15 ft. along creek channels. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait at 25 ft. in the river channel. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.


Skiatook:  September 8. Elevation below normal, water mid 80s and clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 20-30 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: September 8. Elevation 3 ft. below normal, water 82-84 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on bill baits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits; fish topwater early and crankbaits mid-day. Channel and blue catfish good on punch bait and dough bait at 17-25 ft. and cut bait and shad at 7-20 ft. in the main lake, creek channels and points. Sunfish and bluegill excellent on worms and topwater lures. in coves, brush structure and docks at 10-12 ft. Report submitted by Monte Brooks, Cookson, OK.


Webbers Falls: September 9. Elevation normal, water 75 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on white spinnerbaits and crank baits, spinnerbaits good in riprap, creek channels and brush structure. Channel catfish good on bottom on fresh cut bait and live sunfish. Crappie fair in brush structure on minnows at 2-15 ft. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.


 

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