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: July 12. Elevation above normal with one floodgate still open, water 82 and murky. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait and shad below the dam. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.


Foss: July 14. Elevation 5 1/2 ft. below normal with gates closed, water low 80s and clear. Striped bass hybrids slow on live bait. Walleye slow on live bait. Catfish fair on trotlines baited with stinkbait. Crappie slow around docks. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House.


Ft. Cobb: July 20. Elevation above normal, water 85. Channel, blue and flathead catfish slow on cut bait in the main lake. Striped bass hybrids and white bass slow on live shad and sassy shad around points and the main lake. Report submitted by John Grellner, game warden stationed Cotton County.


Lawtonka July 12. Elevation above normal, water 81 and clear. Blue and channel catfish slow on cut bait, shad and punch bait at the inlet and creek channels. Saugeye fair on small lures, spinnerbaits and jigs in the main lake and points. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.


Medicine Creek: No report submitted.

Tom Steed:
July 20. Elevation normal, water 75. Blue and channel catfish good on juglines baited with cut bait, shad and stinkbait at 10-15 ft. along flats, the main lake and creek channels. White and striped bass hybrids fair on minnows and shad at 5-10 ft. around points. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.


Waurika: July 19. Elevation normal, water 78. Blue and channel catfish fair on punch bait, stinkbait and worms in the main lake, along shorelines and riprap. Crappie slow on minnows around brush structure. Striped bass hybrids slow on sassy shad in the main lake. Report submitted by Chris Stover, game warden stationed in Stephens County.

 

 

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