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:: June 27. Elevation 12 ft. above normal and dropping, water 78 and stained to muddy. All ramps are closed to fishing, boating or any other vessels. Bluegill excellent on caddis flies, nymphs and midges along coves, riprap and weed beds. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: June 29. Channel catfish excellent on stinkbait, worms and cut bait at 1-6 ft. along channels, shorelines and rocks. Flathead catfish good on sunfish, worms and minnows at 1-8 ft. along channels, rocks and deeper pools around current and banks. Spotted, smallmouth and largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits, crankbaits and jerk baits at 2-5 ft. along weed beds, brush structure and just off current behind structures. Sunfish and bluegill good on crickets, grasshoppers, grubs and small lures at 1-3 ft. along shallows, sandbars and shorelines.Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.



Broken Bow: June 28. Elevation above normal, water 76. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on Alabama rigs, slabs and plastic baits at 10-15 ft. around brush structure, standing timber and rocks. Channel, blue and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, worms, sunfish and punch bait at 4-6 ft. along channels, the river mouth and river channel. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.



Eufaula:  June 28. Elevation 11 1/2 ft. above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits and plastic baits along flooded brush. White bass fair on spinnerbaits and spoons along bridges and culverts with current. Blue catfish fair on a variety of baits along rocky areas and deeper flats. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around standing timber and culverts with current. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.  

Hugo: June 28. Elevation above normal, water 72 and muddy. Blue catfish excellent on cut bait and shad at 5-15 ft. below the dam. Crappie fair on jigs at 15-25 ft. below the dam. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.


Konawa: June 28. Elevation normal, water 85 and clear. Largemouth bass good on buzz baits, plastic baits and topwater lures along coves, weed beds and shallows and good on plastic baits along riprap of the dam at night. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, shrimp, worms and punch bait at 6-10 ft. along creek channels, discharge and points. White bass fair on cut bait, slabs, tube jigs and crankbaits at 8-10 ft. along coves, the discharge and main lake. Report submitted by Tyler Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.


Lower Mountain Fork: June 28. Elevation above normal, water clear. Trout good on PowerBait along rocks. Walleye good on in-line spinnerbaits and small lures along creek channels. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

June 25. Stocked 2,014 lbs., approximately 1,331 rainbow trout. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the Southeast Regional Office.


McGee Creek:
June 28. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits around points. Channel catfish good on juglines, trotlines and rod-and-reel baited with chicken liver. Crappie fair on minnows along flooded timber. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.
Murray: June 29. Elevation above normal, water 74 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on Alabama rigs, plastic baits and tube jigs at 5-15 ft. around points, weed beds and standing timber. Channel catfish good on crawfish, stinkbait, worms and punch bait at 4-12 ft. along riprap, rocks and shallows. Sunfish good on jigs, worms, minnows and small lures at 3-6 ft. along sandbars, shallows and weed beds. Report submitted by Jeremy Brothers, game warden stationed in Carter County.


Pine Creek: June 28. Elevation above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass good on sassy shad, crankbaits and Baby Brush Hawgs along coves and points. Crappie fair on minnows and tube jigs along shallows. Channel catfish good on chicken liver around standing timber and creek channels. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.


Robber's Cave State Park: No report submitted.

Robert S. Kerr: June 28. Elevation above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass good on natural colored spinnerbaits, worms and dark colored jigs at 6-8 ft. around brush structure and coves. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs at 8 ft. around standing timber and the main lake. Flathead catfish excellent noodling at 2-6 ft. along rocks. Blue catfish good on juglines baited with live shad and drifting creek channels and rocks. Channel catfish fair on worms and punch bait at 2-5 ft. along creek channels. Report submitted by J. D. Stauffer, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: June 29. Elevation above normal, water 78. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 8-12 ft. along brush structure and standing timber. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on buzz baits, worms, topwater lures and spinnerbaits at 2-8 ft. along brush structure, weed beds and points. Blue catfish good on cut bait and shad at 6-10 ft. along channels and shorelines. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Latimer and Pushmataha counties.


Texoma: June 28. Elevation 25 ft. above normal, water 77 and muddy. Very little access to fishing areas. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on jigs, crankbaits and plastic baits at 5-20 ft. along brush structure, shorelines and where the water is starting to clear in the creek channels. Striped and white bass good on live shad, cut bait and sassy shad at 10-20 ft. below the dam and river channel. Channel and blue catfish good on worms, stinkbait and live bait at 10-20 ft. below the dam, the upper Red River and Washita River. Crappie and sunfish slow on minnows, tube jigs and small lures around brush structure, docks and upper end of creeks that are clearing up. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.


Wister: June 28. Elevation dropping, water 75 and murky. Blue catfish good on chicken liver at 8-12 ft. below the dam. Largemouth bass fair on jerk baits at 2-6 ft. around brush structure. Report submitted by Randy Fennell, game warden stationed in Le Flore County.


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