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














Ellsworth: April 12. Elevation below normal, water murky. Crappie and white bass slow on minnows and jigs around brush structure and docks. Blue and channel 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: April 13. Elevation 19 1/2 ft. below normal with gates closed, water high 50s and clear. Striped bass hybrids fair to good on live bait. Walleye fair on live bait. Crappie fair to good on small jigs. Catfish fair on stinkbait. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House.


Ft. Cobb: April 14. Elevation below normal, water 64. Striped bass hybrids fair on sassy shad in the main lake. Channel and blue catfish fair on shrimp, stinkbait and cut bait along coves, shorelines and points. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around docks and brush structure. Report submitted by John Grellner, game warden stationed in Cotton County.


Lawtonka April 12. Elevation normal, water clear. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait and punch bait along creek channels and discharge. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.


Medicine Creek: No report submitted.

Tom Steed:
April 13. Elevation below normal, water 55. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on minnows on bottom around points. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait, worms and shad on bottom along flats. Crappie and Saugeye slow on minnows and jigs at 5-8 ft. around rocks. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.


Waurika: April 12. Elevation below normal, water 63. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, shad and stinkbait along shorelines and the main lake. Striped bass hybrids slow on crawfish and minnows along shorelines. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around brush structure. Report submitted by Chris Stover, game warden stationed in Stephens County.

 

 

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