Fishing Reports - Central

 

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

 

 

 

 


 



 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


 

 


 


Arcadia: May 23. Elevation slightly above normal, water 71 and murky. Largemouth bass fair on jigs and chartreuse spinnerbaits at 4-8 ft. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 6-8 ft. around marked brush piles. Channel and blue catfish good on cut shad, punch bait and crawfish in the river channel at Memorial Road. White bass slow. Report submitted by Mark Murray, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.


Draper: May 22. Elevation below normal, water 66 and stained. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around docks and shorelines. White bass fair on jigs and plastic baits at the inlet. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut bait and shad at the inlet. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.


Hefner: May 24. Elevation above normal, water 69-73 and murky. White bass, striped bass hybrids and walleye good on lipless baits, minnows and gay blades around points, rocks and riprap. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits, topwater lures and plastic baits along shorelines. Crappie good on minnows and jigs along riprap and docks. Channel catfish fair on punch bait, live bait and cut bat bait along shorelines. Report submitted by Lucky Lure Tackle.


Overholser: May 23. Elevation normal, water murky to muddy. Striped bass hybrids and white bass fair on crawfish, minnows and worms in the main lake, along shorelines and around points. Blue and channel catfish slow on live bait, cut bait and chicken liver in the main lake, around points and along shorelines. Carp fair on dough bait and worms in the discharge and channels. When water is running in the discharge, fishing is good for all species. Report submitted by Vince Mesis, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.


Thunderbird: May 22. Elevation above normal, water 66 and stained. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits and jerk baits in coves. Saugeye fair on crankbaits and plastic baits around points. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around docks and shorelines. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut bait along the river channel. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.


Wes Watkins: May 23. Elevation above normal, water 67. Channel and blue catfish fair on chicken liver and worms along channels and points. Crappie fair on minnows and tube jigs at 9-12 ft. around brush structure. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed in Pottawatomie County.



 

 

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