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: August 12. Elevation 18 ft. below normal with gates closed, water mid 80s and clear. Striped bass hybrids good on topwater lures early morning and late evening. Walleye slow on live bait. Catfish fair on trotlines baited with stinkbait. 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:
August 18. Elevation below normal, water 78. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, shad and stinkbait at 8-10 ft. in the main lake. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on jigs, live shad and slabs at 10-14 ft. in the main lake. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County


Waurika: August 18. Elevation below normal, water 79. Blue and channel catfish fair on shad and stinkbait in channels and around points. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Chris Stover, game warden stationed in Stephens County.

 

 

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