Fishing Reports - Southwest

 

map of southwest Oklahoma with lakes in the region1. Altus-Lugert
2. Ellsworth
3. Foss
4. Ft. Cobb
5. Tom Steed
6. Waurika
7. Lawtonka

8. Medicine Creek Park













Altus-Lugert: Fishery is still affected by the Golden Algae blooms from this past winter. Fisheries personnel are continuing to monitor the situation.

Ellsworth: July 6. Elevation below normal, water 79. Channel, blue and flathead catfish slow on cut bait and punch bait around points and creek channels. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.


Foss: July 23. Elevation 17 ft. below normal with gates closed, water 80 and clear. Striped bass hybrids excellent on topwater morning and evening. Walleye fair to good on live bait. Catfish good on trotlines baited with stinkbait. The main boat ramp is open. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House.


Ft. Cobb: June 22. Elevation normal, water 75. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, shad and live bait at the spillway and around points. Saugeye fair on minnows in channels and the main lake. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.


Lawtonka July 6. Elevation normal, water 79. White bass slow on minnows and small lures at the spillway and riprap. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.


Medicine Creek: No report submitted.

Tom Steed:
July 21. Elevation below normal, water 75. Blue catfish slow on stinkbait on bottom along flats. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County


Waurika: July 21. Elevation below normal, water 77. Blue and channel catfish fair on stinkbait and live shad around points and channels. Striped bass hybrids fair on minnows and shad in the main lake. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Chris Stover, game warden stationed in Stephens County.

 

 

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