Fishing Reports - Southeast
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
March 1. Elevation 6 ft. below normal, water 50-53 and stained. Dock fishing slow. Bass very slow on drop-shot at 35 ft. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Jack Melton.
Blue River: March 4. Elevation normal, water 38 and clear. Trout excellent on small blue/silver or red/gold spoons, any color of garlic scented Power Bait and 1/16 oz. in-line spinnerbaits below riffles and the upper edge of deeper pools. Fly fishing good on woolly buggers, nymphs and egg patterns at 3-4 ft. fished slowly. Smallmouth and spotted bass fair on soft plastic baits around structure in deeper pools. Channel catfish good on stinkbait and chicken liver around current. Approximately 2,000 rainbow trout were stocked on February 27. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.
Broken Bow: March 2. Water 40s. Bass fair on Alabama rigs with small white swim baits at 25-45 ft. around points and walls and on clown colored jerk baits around dead trees. Catfish good on juglines and trotlines baited with cut bait. Walleye on rattling rogues, 5-inch twirl tail grubs in pumpkin seed/chartreuse with 1/4 oz. lead heads running up the Mt. Fork River on upper ends and tributary waters and rocky bottoms.
March 2. Elevation 1 ft. below normal, water clear. Largemouth bass fair on jerk baits in rocky areas. White bass slow. Blue catfish fair on shad along flats. Crappie fair on small minnows and jigs along boat docks with brush. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.
Hugo: March 2. All fishing slow due to weather. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties
Konawa: March 3. Elevation normal, water 48 and clear. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits and soft plastic baits in the discharge canal. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Tyler Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.
Lower Mountain Fork: March 2. Water 56 and clear. The best areas are Spillway Creek, Evening Hole and Zone 2. Fly fishing hatches are BWOs, midges and March browns. High stick presentation with nymphs in fast water. Swing soft hackles or throw streamers in deeper runs. BWOs, especially on cloudy days. Try wet flies or soft hackles on the swing if there are only a few adult Mayflies on the surface. Report submitted by Woodruff Guide Service.
McGee Creek: March 2. Elevation 4 1/3 ft. below normal, water 44 and murky. Largemouth bass fair on soft plastic lures at 18-30 ft. over submerged points. Crappie fair on minnows at 18-30 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: March 2. Elevation normal, water clear. Bass good on slow-rolling crankbaits in deeper creek channels. Crappie good on spoons in deep water. Catfish fair on night crawlers below the spillway. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.
Robber's Cave State Park: No report submitted.
Robert S. Kerr: March 3. Crappie excellent on minnows and jigs along grassy banks and in the mouth of the Big San Bois Creek around stumps. Catfish fair on trotlines baited with cut bait and drifting flats close to the river channel. Bass good on crankbaits around points and on Alabama rigs up the Canadian River in the mouths of creeks and drop-offs. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Haskell County.
Sardis: March 2. Elevation normal, water 49. All fishing slow. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.
Texoma: March 2. Elevation 7 ft. below normal, water 44 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair to good on plastic worms and jigs with trailers at 10-20 ft. along the face of the dam and around riprap. Striped and white bass fair to good on live bait and sassy shad at 10-20 ft. from Newberry Creek to Catfish Bay. Channel and blue catfish fair to good on cut shad and live bait at 10-20 ft. from the Washita River to Platter Flats and upper Red River and the cleaning stations. Crappie fair to good on minnows and jigs at 5-15 ft. in the upper creeks at Little Glasses and Kansas creeks. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County
Wister: March 2. Due to freezing rain and ice all fishing is slow. Report submitted by Randy Fennell, game warden stationed in LeFlore County.