Fishing Reports - Central
Arcadia: December 10. Elevation 1/2 ft. above normal, water clear. White bass fair on lipless baits and chrome gay blades. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut bait along Arrowhead Point and riprap. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around riprap. 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: December 17. Elevation below normal, water 45-48 and clear. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on grubs at 15-25 ft. along riprap and the dam. Walleye good on jerk bait and grubs at 3-10 ft. along riprap. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 15-25 ft. along riprap. Channel catfish fair on cut bait at 20 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