Fishing Reports - Central

 

1. Arcadia
2. Draper
3. Hefner
4. Overholser
5. Wes Watkins
6. Thunderbird

 

 

 

 


 



 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


 

 


 


Arcadia: April 20. Crappie fair to good on minnows and jigs at 2-5 ft. along riprap. Bass fair to good on swim baits and Alabama rigs at 3-5 ft. along points and coves. Channel and blue catfish fair on punch bait and cut shad near rocky points and near the draw down on the dam. White bass good on rattletraps near boat ramps and along the dam. Report submitted by Mark Murray, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.


Draper: April 19. Elevation above normal, water 62 and stained. Crappie good on minnows and jigs along riprap. White bass fair on jigs and sassy shad at the inlet. Largemouth bass good on plastic baits, topwater lures and spinnerbaits along shorelines, weed beds and coves. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut bait and punch bait in the main lake. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.


Hefner: April 21. Elevation below normal, water 64-66. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on grubs and lipless baits at 2-6 ft. at the inlet and around points when water is coming into the lake. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 3-10 ft. along riprap. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait and punch bait at 5-15 ft. at the inlet and shorelines. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits good on spinnerbaits and jigs at 3-6 ft. along riprap. Report submitted by Lucky Lure Tackle.


Overholser: April 13. Elevation below normal, water murky to muddy. Striped bass hybrids and white bass good on crawfish, shrimp, cut bait, chicken liver and plastic jigs on bottom along shorelines, docks and the main lake. Blue and channel catfish fair on chicken liver and cut bait on bottom and on balloons in the main lake and along windy shorelines. Crappie being caught in main part of lake around structure. A variety of fish are being caught in the basin below the dam on many different types of bait. Fishing may have slowed due to the rain but should pick up. Report submitted by Vince Mesis, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.


Thunderbird: April 19. Elevation below normal, water 62 and stained. Crappie good on minnows, tube jigs and jigs along brush structure, riprap and coves. White bass fair on jigs, crankbaits and sassy shad in the main lake. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut bait and punch bait along the river channel and riprap. Largemouth bass good on buzz baits, spinnerbaits, jerk baits and plastic baits around brush structure, weed beds and coves. Saugeye fair on crankbaits, plastic baits and jigs around points and weed beds. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.


Wes Watkins April 20. Elevation below normal. Largemouth bass slow on crankbaits around brush structure. Crappie fair on minnows and tube jigs around brush structure. White bass good on Alabama rigs and sassy shad along riprap and the dam. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed in Pottawatomie County.



 

 

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