Fishing Reports - Central
Arcadia: January 21. Elevation normal, water 39 and murky. Crappie fair on jigs and niblets at 12-16 ft. Channel catfish fair on cut shad and nightcrawlers on bottom. Blue catfish fair on cut shad on bottom. Report submitted by Sheila Hutton, Lake Arcadia. Report submitted by Sheila Hutton.
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: January 20. Elevation below normal, water 38-42 and clear. Crappie good on jigs in chartreuse, pink and orange at 25-35 ft. along riprap and the dam. Largemouth bass slow on jigs at 15-25 ft. along riprap. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut bait at 30 ft. along riprap. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on jigs and grubs at 25-30 ft. along 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 December 1. Elevation below average. Crappie slow in standing timber on minnows. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed in Pottawatomie County