Fishing Reports - Southeast

 

map of southeast oklahoma with the locations of lakes in that region1. Arbuckle
3.
Broken Bow
4.
Eufaula
5.
Hugo
6.
Konawa
7.
McGee Creek
8.
Murray
9.
Pine Creek
10.
Robert S. Kerr
11.
Sardis
12.
Texoma
13.
Wister
14.
Lower Mountain Fork River
15. Blue River

16. Robber's Cave State Park


Arbuckle:: March 29. Elevation below normal, water 54-61and clear at mid-lake and stained up arms. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on bill baits, lipless baits, jerk baits and crankbaits in sunfish colors around brush structure, the main lake and coves. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around creek channels and brush structure. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: March 29. Elevation above normal, water 60. White bass good on in-line spinnerbaits and grubs at 5 ft. in the river channel, the river mouth and the inlet. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on in-line spinnerbaits and rogues at 5-10 ft. around brush structure, shallows and flats. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.


Broken Bow: March 29. Elevation above normal, water 60. White bass good on in-line spinnerbaits and grubs at 5 ft. in the river channel, the river mouth and the inlet. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on in-line spinnerbaits and rogues at 5-10 ft. around brush structure, shallows and flats. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.


Eufaula:  March 29. Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water 59 and stained to murky. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits and flipping plastic baits along shallow rocky areas. White bass good on small jigs and spinnerbaits up small creeks with current. Blue catfish good on a variety of catfish baits along shallow flats. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 3-8 ft. around brushy areas and creek bank areas. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: March 29. Elevation 2 ft. above normal, water 52. Largemouth bass fair on soft plastic baits and spinnerbaits along drop-offs and river channels. White bass fair to good on spinnerbaits and jigs along shoals of the far north end of the Kiamichi River. Catfish fair on trotlines baited with cut bait. Blue catfish good on cut bait and cut shad below the dam. Crappie fair to good on minnows at 6-10 ft. around button brush and fair on jigs at 10-15 ft. below the dam. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.


Konawa: March 30. Elevation normal, water 57 and clear. Largemouth bass excellent on crankbaits, plastic baits and jerk baits at 6-8 ft. in the discharge, around points and riprap. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on live bait, worms, spoons and jigs at 8-10 ft. in the discharge, creek channels and around points. Channel and blue catfish good on hotdogs, worms, punch bait and cut bait at 4-6 ft. along riprap, the inlet and the discharge. Report submitted by Tyler Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.


Lower Mountain Fork: March 29. Elevation above normal, water 50 and murky. Trout fair on nymphs along creek channels. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

March 19. Stocked 2,100 lbs., approximately 990 rainbow trout on March 19. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the Southeast Regional Office.



McGee Creek:
March 29. Elevation 2 2/3 ft. below normal, water 54 and clear. Largemouth and spotted bass good on Alabama rigs, plastic baits and in-line spinnerbaits at 6-12 ft. around brush structure, rocks and points. Channel catfish good on cut bait, sunfish and stinkbait at 6-12 ft. along flats and around standing timber. Report submitted by Larry Luman, game warden stationed in Atoka County.


Murray: March 30. Elevation below normal, water 57. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass slow on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and plastic baits at 4-10 ft. around points, shallows and rocks. White bass fair on in-line spinnerbaits, sassy shad and jigs at 5-10 ft. around points and the river channel. Crappie, sunfish and bluegill fair on minnows, small lures and jigs at 4-10 ft. along shallows, rocks and brush structure. Report submitted by Jeremy Brothers, game warden stationed in Carter County.


Pine Creek: March 29. Elevation above normal, water 58 and murky. Largemouth bass good on Alabama rigs, flukes and spinnerbaits at 6-8 ft. along creek channels and riprap. Crappie good on jigs, tube jigs and green weenies along shallows. White bass fair on jigs and in-line spinnerbaits along the river channel. Channel catfish slow on chicken liver in the coves. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.


Robber's Cave State Park: March 10. Stocked 892 lbs., approximately 838 rainbow trout on February 19. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary stationed at ODWC Southeast Regional Office.

Robert S. Kerr: March 30. Elevation normal, water 61-65 and murky. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 1-6 ft. along shallows on Big Sans Bois Creek and Hawthorn Pits at night. Paddlefish good in the Canadian River when generating. White bass fair on crankbaits and in-line spinnerbaits at 2-5 ft. along creek channels. Report submitted by J. D. Stauffer, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: March 29. Elevation above normal, water 60. Crappie fair on minnows and tube jigs at 12-14 ft. in channels and along shorelines. Blue catfish fair on cut bait at 14 ft. along channels. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits and plastic baits at 4-7 ft. around brush structure, weed beds and points. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Latimer County.


Texoma: March 29. Elevation below normal, water 46 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair on plastic baits and jigs at 10-20 ft. along creek channels, riprap and points. Striped and white bass fair on sassy shad, slabs and live bait at 10-30 ft. in the main lake, coves and river channel. Channel and blue catfish fair on live bait, worms and stinkbait at 10-20 ft. along the river channel, main lake, riprap and active cleaning docks. Crappie and sunfish fair on minnows, tube jigs and small lures at 5-20 ft. around docks, creek channels and brush structure. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.


Wister: March 29. Elevation dropping, water 60. Largemouth and spotted bass good on crankbaits and spinnerbaits at 8-10 ft. along channels and points. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait, shad and chicken liver at 8-10 ft. along channels, flats and below the dam. Crappie and bluegill good on minnows and jigs at 4-6 ft. around brush structure, standing timber and below the dam. Report submitted by Randy Fennell, game warden stationed in Le Flore County.




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