Fishing Reports - Southeast
Lake of the Arbuckles
3. Broken Bow
7. McGee Creek
9. Pine Creek
10. Robert S. Kerr
14. Lower Mountain Fork River
15. Blue River
16. Robber's Cave State Park
of the Arbuckles:
No report submitted.
Blue River: December 11. Elevation normal, water 38 and clear. Trout excellent on Super Dupers, Power Bait and small inline spinnerbaits around waterfalls and behind breaks in current. Fly fishing excellent on woolly buggers, zebra midges, soft hackles and Copper Johns around riffles and sand bars. Smallmouth and spotted bass fair on soft plastic baits fished very slowly around deep structure. Channel catfish good on chicken liver and cut bait around current in deep holes. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.
Broken Bow: December 9. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on jigs in green pumpkin and peanut butter and jelly colors, soft plastic baits in watermelon and green pumpkin, Carolina rigs, Texas rigs and shaky heads around steeper rock banks and major creeks at 10-20 ft., on jerk baits in clown color and on topwater early and late. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.
December 8. Elevation 1 ft. below normal, water clear. Largemouth bass slow. White bass slow. Catfish slow. Crappie fair around docks with brush. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.
Hugo: December 8. All fishing slow due to weather. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.
Konawa: December 8. All fishing slow due to weather. Expect largemouth bass to start biting as soon as temperatures warm up a little. Report submitted by Dale Stites, game warden stationed in Pontotoc County.
Lower Mountain Fork: December 8. 100 C.F.S. above the Powerhouse, call 866-494-1993 for hydroelectric release schedule, water 58 and clear. The best areas to fish are Spillway Creek, Evening Hole and Zone 2. The best access points are Beaver Lodge Nature Trail, Evening Hole Bridge and the Old Park Dam. Blue winged olives and midges hatching. Recommend fly fishing leader of 7 1/2 ft., with 5X Tippet on a 9’5” weight fly rod. High stick presentation with nymphs in fast water. Swing soft hackles or throw streamers in deeper runs. Report submitted by Rob Woodruff, Woodruff Guide Service.
Lower Mountain Fork:
No report submitted.
McGee Creek: December 8. Elevation 2 2/3 ft. below normal, water 55 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and soft plastic lures at 14-18 ft. over submerged points. Crappie fair on minnows at 18-25 ft. over submerged cedar trees off major creek channels. Report submitted by Larry Luman, game warden stationed in Atoka County.
Murray: No report submitted.
Pine Creek: December 8. Elevation above normal, water murky. Bass good on soft plastic baits and crankbaits near inlets. Crappie fair on spoons in deep water. Catfish fair to good on juglines baited with cut bait. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.
Robber's Cave State Park: No report submitted.
Robert S. Kerr: December 9. Crappie excellent on minnows up the Big San Bois Creek. Blue catfish excellent on cut shad drifting near the river channel in the lake. Catfish fair on juglines baited with cut bait. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Haskell County.
Sardis: December 7. All fishing slow. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.
Texoma: December 8. Elevation 7 1/2 ft. below normal, water 52 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on plastic worms at 10-20 ft. in creek channels. Smallmouth bass fair on jig combination baits at 10-20 ft. around riprap. Striped bass fair to good on live bait and slabs at 10-25 ft. in the river channels. White bass fair on live bait and sassy shad at 10-15 ft. around points. Channel catfish fair on live bait and stinkbait at 10-20 ft. from Little Glasses to Johnston Creek. Blue catfish fair to good on live bait and cut bait at 10-20 ft. in the Red River Arm and around cleaning stations. Crappie fair on live bait and jigs at 10-15 ft. around underwater brush and fish attractors. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.
Wister: December 8. Due to heavy snow, ice and freezing temperatures, all fishing is slow. Report submitted by Randy Fennell, game warden stationed in LeFlore County.