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:: August 23. Elevation normal, water 86 and stained. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass slow on topwater lures early morning and fair on crankbaits in shad color around rocks, the main lake and points. Crappie slow on minnows, jigs and small lures at 16 ft. around docks, the main lake and brush structure. White bass fair on lipless baits, crankbaits and slabs at 10 ft. along coves, points and the main lake. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: August 17. Elevation normal, water 82 and clear. Channel catfish excellent on punch bait, stinkbait and worms at 2-6 ft. along channels, brush structure and rocks. Smallmouth, largemouth and spotted bass good on topwater lures, spinnerbaits and jerk baits at 1-6 ft. around brush structure, shorelines and rocks. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.



Broken Bow: No report submitted.



Eufaula:  August 23. Elevation normal, water stained. Largemouth bass fair on flukes, plastic baits and lipless baits at 2-15 ft. around docks, riprap and points. White bass good on slabs and tube jigs at 5-20 ft. below the dam, along flats and bridges. Blue catfish good on shad, stinkbait and punch bait at 5-20 ft. below the dam, along the river channel and flats. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 8-20 ft. around brush structure, riprap and bridges. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.  

Hugo: No report submitted.


Konawa: August 23. Elevation normal, water 82 and clear. Largemouth bass good on plastic baits, jerk baits and sassy shad at 8-14 ft. around points, weed beds and coves. Channel catfish fair on hot dogs, shad, worms and punch bait at 6-18 ft. in the main lake, inlet and points. White bass slow on hair jigs, tube jigs, spoons and crankbaits at 10-14 ft. in the main lake, discharge and creek channels. Report submitted by Tyler Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.


Lower Mountain Fork: No report submitted.

July 15. Stocked 2,100 lbs., approximately 1,088 rainbow trout. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the Southeast Regional Office.


McGee Creek:
No report submitted.
Murray: August 18. Elevation normal, water 80 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass slow on crankbaits, plastic baits and flukes from the surface to 20 ft. along rocks, weed beds and points. White bass fair on jigs, sassy shad, topwater lures and crankbaits from the surface to 20 ft. in the main lake, points and creek channels. Sunfish fair on jigs and worms at 3-12 ft. along weed beds, docks and rocks. Report submitted by Jeremy Brothers, game warden stationed in Carter County.


Pine Creek: No report submitted.


Robber's Cave State Park: No report submitted.

Robert S. Kerr: August 23. Elevation normal, water slightly stained. Blue and flathead catfish slow on juglines baited with shad and punch bait at 6-8 ft. in the main lake and creek channels. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits, spinnerbaits and topwater lures at 5 ft. around points and weed beds. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs at 8 ft. around standing timber and brush structure. Report submitted by J.D. Stauffer, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: No report submitted.


Texoma: August 23. Elevation 2 ft. above normal, water 84 and mostly clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on topwater lures, plastic baits and crankbaits from the surface to 20 ft. along shorelines, creek channels and coves. Striped and white bass good on cut bait, live bait and topwater lures at 10-20 ft. below the dam, in the river channel and coves. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait, stinkbait and live shad at 5-20 ft. below the dam, along riprap and creek channels. Crappie and sunfish good on minnows, tube jigs and small lures at 5-15 ft. around docks, creek channels and brush structure. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.


Wister: July 20. Elevation dropping, water 83 and murky. Largemouth bass fair on buzz baits and topwater lures at 2-8 ft. around brush structure and points. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-14 ft. around brush structure and standing timber. Flathead catfish fair on live bait at 8-14 ft. along channels and the main lake. Report submitted by Randy Fennell, game warden stationed in Le Flore County.


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