Fishing Reports - Central

 

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

 

 

 

 


 



 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


 

 


 


Arcadia: March 23. Crappie fair to good on minnows and jigs in the enclosed dock; starting to move onto riprap to spawn. Bass fair to good on spinnerbaits and chatter baits at 3-5 ft. moving up to spawn. Channel and blue catfish fair on punch bait and cut shad near rocky points and near the drawdown on the dam. Report submitted by Mark Murray, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.


Draper: March 24. Elevation above normal, water 44 and stained. Crappie fair on minnows around brush structure. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.


Hefner: March 23. Elevation below normal, water 46-50 and clear. Crappie good on minnows, jigs and hair jigs in color combinations with chartreuse at 12-15 ft. along riprap and the dam. Walleye fair on jerk bait, sassy shad and grubs at 3-5 ft. along riprap and the dam; best in low light after dark. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on grubs, sassy shad and gay blades at 8-12 ft. along riprap and the dam. Channel and blue catfish good on punch bait and cut bait at 10-15 ft. along riprap and the dam. Report Submitted by Lucky Lure Tackle.


Overholser: March 24. Elevation below normal, water murky to muddy depending on the wind. Striped bass hybrids and white bass good on chicken liver, shrimp and jigs around docks, shorelines and riprap. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait and chicken liver in the main lake and along shorelines. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around docks and brush structure. The fishing depends on the weather. Striped bass hybrids and blue catfish are both being caught on long lines on bottom and blue catfish can be caught floating bait under balloons. Report submitted by Vince Mesis, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.


Thunderbird: March 24. Elevation below normal, water 44 and stained. Crappie fair on minnows around brush structure and aerator gates. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.


Wes Watkins March 23. Elevation below normal, water clear. Crappie slow on minnows and tube jigs around standing timber. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed in Pottawatomie County.



 

 

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