Fishing Reports - Central
Arcadia: October 28. Elevation below normal, water 64-67 and clear. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on grubs and sassy shad at 3-10 ft. along riprap. Largemouth bass fair on jigs and crankbaits at 6-10 ft. along riprap. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut bait at 15-30 ft. along riprap. Walleye fair on jigs, sassy shad and jerk bait along riprap. Report submitted by Lucky Lure Tackle.
Draper: September 9. Elevation below normal, water 79. White bass slow on small lures at the inlet. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.
Hefner: November 17. Elevation below normal, water 45-48. Walleye, striped bass hybrids and white bass good on grubs and 2-3 inch grubs with chartreuse tails at 6-12 ft. along the dam. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 20-25 ft. along riprap and the dam. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait and goldfish at 20-40 ft. along the dam and riprap. Report submitted by Lucky Lure Tackle.
Overholser: August 26. Elevation dropping, water 76-79 and murky. Carp fair on hotdogs, worms and punch bait below the dam. Channel catfish slow on chicken liver, cut bait and punch bait below the dam and in the river channel. Blue catfish slow on cut bait, punch bait and live bait slow in the main lake and around points. Report submitted by Jerrod Davis, game warden stationed in Oklahoma and Canadian counties.
Thunderbird: September 9. Elevation below normal, water 83. White bass slow on topwater lures and small lures in the main lake. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.
Wes Watkins November 11. Elevation below normal. Crappie slow on minnows around standing timber. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed in Pottawatomie County.