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We know that fishing in Oklahoma can be good nearly all year round but the peak time for most species and anglers is March to June, which is when we require reports to be submitted. If there is a particular lake you would like to know about during the non-required report time you can contact the county game warden or a local bait shop to check on the lake conditions before heading out.

Northeast

Submitted by:
Karlin Bailey
Date:
02/21/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
53

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Jerk Bait
Locations: Shorelines

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Docks

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait
Locations: Channels
Additional Information:
Bass at 6-10 ft. Crappie at 10-14 ft.

Submitted by:
Game Warden Marni Loftis
Date:
02/20/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
52 and mostly clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Plastics, Sassy Shad
Locations: Brush structure, Docks, Main lake, River Channel

Action: Good
Baits:  Plastics, Sassy Shad
Locations: River Channel

Action: Good
Baits:  Shad
Locations: Channels, Coves
Additional Information:
Snagging paddlefish is good on the north end of the lake and starting into the river.

Submitted by:
Lark Wilson
Date:
02/20/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
47 and murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Bill Baits, Buzz Baits, Crankbaits, Grubs, Hair Jigs, Jerk Bait, Jigs, Live Shad, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Coves, Creek channels, Docks, Flats, Rocks, Shorelines, Standing timber, Weed beds

Action: Fair
Baits:  Grubs, Hair Jigs, Jigs, Lipless Baits, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Coves, Creek channels, Docks, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Live Shad, Shad
Locations: Channels, Coves, Creek channels, Flats, Shorelines

Submitted by:
Rick Stafford
Date:
02/20/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
48 and clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Snagging
Locations: River Channel, and Trolling the deep holes using a heavy weight and treble hook further from the bottom

Action: Fair
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, River Channel, and 10-14 ft. deep in 20 ft. of water

Action: Good
Baits:  Goldfish, Live Shad
Locations: River Channel, and Carolina-rigged shad drift fishing and on juglines using goldfish and shad

Submitted by:
Doug Gottschalk
Date:
02/20/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  In-line Spinnerbait, Powerbait, Small Lures
Locations: Channels, Shorelines



Submitted by:
Doug Gottschalk
Date:
02/20/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Jerk Bait, Live Shad, Sassy Shad
Locations: Discharge, Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jerk Bait, Jigs
Locations: Discharge


Submitted by:
Monte Brooks
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
44 & clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Plastics, Rogues, and Use suspending lures.
Locations: Brush structure, Points, and Upper end of lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Main lake, Points, and Fish the upperend of the lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Docks

Submitted by:
Warden Jeremy Bersche
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
55-60 & clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Midges, Nymphs, Powerbait, and Garlic tan colored powerbait working well
Locations: Below the dam, Channels, Creek channels, Dam, Discharge, Spillway



Submitted by:
Joe Alexander
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Minnows
Locations: Coves, Shorelines



Southeast

Submitted by:
Bob Wingo
Date:
02/20/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
615.75 /50/stained

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Live Shad, Shad
Locations: Channels, Creek channels, Main lake, River Channel, River Mouth

Action: Good
Baits:  Live Shad, Sassy Shad
Locations: Main lake


Submitted by:
Larry Luman
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
51, Clear, 7 ft below

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure

Action: Fair
Baits: , and Sinkos
Locations: Shorelines


Submitted by:
James Williams
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
59 & cloudy

Action: Fair
Baits:  Lipless Baits, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Points

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait
Locations: Channels

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Channels

Submitted by:
Mark Hannah
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Good
Baits:  In-line Spinnerbait, Plastics, Powerbait, Worms
Locations: Creek channels, Discharge, Rocks



Submitted by:
Mark Hannah
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Plastics
Locations: Creek channels, Main lake

Action: Good
Baits:  Spoons, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Points, River Channel

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Crawfish, Stinkbait, Worms
Locations: Main lake

Submitted by:
Dru Polk
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
52

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Points

Action: Good
Baits:  Shad, Sunfish, Worms
Locations: Channels, Main lake


Submitted by:
Jay Harvey
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
52

Action: Fair
Baits:  Minnows
Locations: Main lake, River Channel, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Below the dam, River Channel


Submitted by:
Game Warden Terry Springwater
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Normal

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Docks, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Minnows, Sassy Shad
Locations: Below the dam

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Live Shad
Locations: Creek channels, Main lake, River Channel

Submitted by:
J.D. Stauffer
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Stained

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Minnows
Locations: Creek channels, Standing timber, and Big Sans Bois Creek

Action: Fair
Baits:  Live Shad
Locations: Channels, Flats

Action: Slow
Baits:  Crankbaits, Jigs
Locations: Creek channels, Riprap

Submitted by:
Jack Melton
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
54 & stained

Action: Fair
Baits:  Alabama Rig, Crankbaits, Jerk Bait, Jigs, Live Shad
Locations: Brush structure, Docks, Main lake, Points, Rocks

Action: Fair
Baits:  Grubs, Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Creek channels, Docks, Main lake, and 39-56 ft. deep off drop-offs

Action: Good
Baits:  Grubs, Jigs, Lipless Baits, Minnows
Locations: Creek channels, Main lake, and moving up creeks
Additional Information:
fish are making way to shallows, back off then make another run

Submitted by:
Dane Polk
Date:
02/17/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
58

Action: Good
Baits:  Bill Baits, Crankbaits, Grubs, In-line Spinnerbait, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Creek channels, Points, Riprap, Rocks, Shorelines, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Standing timber

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Live Bait, Live Shad, Shad, Sunfish
Locations: Channels, Flats, Main lake

Central

Submitted by:
Vince Mesis
Date:
02/20/2017
Lake Elevation:
Rising
Water Temp and Clarity:
murky to muddy

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Docks

Action: Slow
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shrimp
Locations: Main lake, Shorelines

Action: Slow
Baits:  Cut Bait
Locations: Main lake

Submitted by:
Lucky Lure Tackle
Date:
02/20/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
49 and murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Live Bait
Locations: Dam

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Dam

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jerk Bait, Jigs, Lipless Baits
Locations: Dam, Shorelines

Northwest

Submitted by:
Mark Reichenberger
Date:
02/20/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Spoons
Locations: Inlet, Riprap



Submitted by:
Mark Walker
Date:
02/18/2017
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
47 and clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Shad
Locations: Dam

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure


Southwest

Submitted by:
Chris Stover
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait
Locations: Main lake

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure


Submitted by:
Mike Carroll
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Docks, Riprap

Action: Slow
Baits:  Cut Bait, Punch bait, Shad
Locations: Main lake, Points, Rocks


Submitted by:
Mike Carroll
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Docks, and Ralphs resort

Action: Slow
Baits:  Cut Bait, Punch bait, Shad
Locations: Points, Rocks


We know that fishing in Oklahoma can be good nearly all year round but the peak time for most species and anglers is March to June, which is when we require reports to be submitted. If there is a particular lake you would like to know about during the non-required report time you can contact the county game warden or a local bait shop to check on the lake conditions before heading out.
Submitted by:
Lucky Lure Tackle
Date:
02/20/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
49 and murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Live Bait
Locations: Dam

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Dam

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jerk Bait, Jigs, Lipless Baits
Locations: Dam, Shorelines

Submitted by:
Vince Mesis
Date:
02/20/2017
Lake Elevation:
Rising
Water Temp and Clarity:
murky to muddy

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Docks

Action: Slow
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shrimp
Locations: Main lake, Shorelines

Action: Slow
Baits:  Cut Bait
Locations: Main lake

We know that fishing in Oklahoma can be good nearly all year round but the peak time for most species and anglers is March to June, which is when we require reports to be submitted. If there is a particular lake you would like to know about during the non-required report time you can contact the county game warden or a local bait shop to check on the lake conditions before heading out.
Submitted by:
Karlin Bailey
Date:
02/21/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
53

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Jerk Bait
Locations: Shorelines

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Docks

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait
Locations: Channels
Additional Information:
Bass at 6-10 ft. Crappie at 10-14 ft.

Submitted by:
Game Warden Marni Loftis
Date:
02/20/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
52 and mostly clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Plastics, Sassy Shad
Locations: Brush structure, Docks, Main lake, River Channel

Action: Good
Baits:  Plastics, Sassy Shad
Locations: River Channel

Action: Good
Baits:  Shad
Locations: Channels, Coves
Additional Information:
Snagging paddlefish is good on the north end of the lake and starting into the river.

Submitted by:
Lark Wilson
Date:
02/20/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
47 and murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Bill Baits, Buzz Baits, Crankbaits, Grubs, Hair Jigs, Jerk Bait, Jigs, Live Shad, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Coves, Creek channels, Docks, Flats, Rocks, Shorelines, Standing timber, Weed beds

Action: Fair
Baits:  Grubs, Hair Jigs, Jigs, Lipless Baits, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Channels, Coves, Creek channels, Docks, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Live Shad, Shad
Locations: Channels, Coves, Creek channels, Flats, Shorelines

Submitted by:
Rick Stafford
Date:
02/20/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
48 and clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Snagging
Locations: River Channel, and Trolling the deep holes using a heavy weight and treble hook further from the bottom

Action: Fair
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, River Channel, and 10-14 ft. deep in 20 ft. of water

Action: Good
Baits:  Goldfish, Live Shad
Locations: River Channel, and Carolina-rigged shad drift fishing and on juglines using goldfish and shad

Submitted by:
Doug Gottschalk
Date:
02/20/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  In-line Spinnerbait, Powerbait, Small Lures
Locations: Channels, Shorelines



Submitted by:
Doug Gottschalk
Date:
02/20/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Jerk Bait, Live Shad, Sassy Shad
Locations: Discharge, Main lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jerk Bait, Jigs
Locations: Discharge


Submitted by:
Monte Brooks
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
44 & clear

Action: Fair
Baits:  Plastics, Rogues, and Use suspending lures.
Locations: Brush structure, Points, and Upper end of lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Main lake, Points, and Fish the upperend of the lake

Action: Fair
Baits:  Hair Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Docks

Submitted by:
Warden Jeremy Bersche
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
55-60 & clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Midges, Nymphs, Powerbait, and Garlic tan colored powerbait working well
Locations: Below the dam, Channels, Creek channels, Dam, Discharge, Spillway



Submitted by:
Joe Alexander
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Minnows
Locations: Coves, Shorelines



We know that fishing in Oklahoma can be good nearly all year round but the peak time for most species and anglers is March to June, which is when we require reports to be submitted. If there is a particular lake you would like to know about during the non-required report time you can contact the county game warden or a local bait shop to check on the lake conditions before heading out.
Submitted by:
Mark Walker
Date:
02/18/2017
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
47 and clear

Action: Good
Baits:  Shad
Locations: Dam

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure


Submitted by:
Mark Reichenberger
Date:
02/20/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Spoons
Locations: Inlet, Riprap



We know that fishing in Oklahoma can be good nearly all year round but the peak time for most species and anglers is March to June, which is when we require reports to be submitted. If there is a particular lake you would like to know about during the non-required report time you can contact the county game warden or a local bait shop to check on the lake conditions before heading out.
Submitted by:
James Williams
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
59 & cloudy

Action: Fair
Baits:  Lipless Baits, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Points

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait
Locations: Channels

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Channels

Submitted by:
Mark Hannah
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Above Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Crankbaits, Plastics
Locations: Creek channels, Main lake

Action: Good
Baits:  Spoons, Tube Jigs
Locations: Brush structure, Points, River Channel

Action: Good
Baits:  Chicken Liver, Crawfish, Stinkbait, Worms
Locations: Main lake

Submitted by:
Jack Melton
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
54 & stained

Action: Fair
Baits:  Alabama Rig, Crankbaits, Jerk Bait, Jigs, Live Shad
Locations: Brush structure, Docks, Main lake, Points, Rocks

Action: Fair
Baits:  Grubs, Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Creek channels, Docks, Main lake, and 39-56 ft. deep off drop-offs

Action: Good
Baits:  Grubs, Jigs, Lipless Baits, Minnows
Locations: Creek channels, Main lake, and moving up creeks
Additional Information:
fish are making way to shallows, back off then make another run

Submitted by:
Dru Polk
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
52

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs
Locations: Points

Action: Good
Baits:  Shad, Sunfish, Worms
Locations: Channels, Main lake


Submitted by:
Game Warden Terry Springwater
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Normal

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Docks, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Minnows, Sassy Shad
Locations: Below the dam

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Live Shad
Locations: Creek channels, Main lake, River Channel

Submitted by:
Jay Harvey
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
52

Action: Fair
Baits:  Minnows
Locations: Main lake, River Channel, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait, Shad
Locations: Below the dam, River Channel


Submitted by:
Mark Hannah
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Good
Baits:  In-line Spinnerbait, Plastics, Powerbait, Worms
Locations: Creek channels, Discharge, Rocks



Submitted by:
Dane Polk
Date:
02/17/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
58

Action: Good
Baits:  Bill Baits, Crankbaits, Grubs, In-line Spinnerbait, Plastics, Spinnerbaits
Locations: Brush structure, Creek channels, Points, Riprap, Rocks, Shorelines, Standing timber

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Standing timber

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Live Bait, Live Shad, Shad, Sunfish
Locations: Channels, Flats, Main lake

Submitted by:
Bob Wingo
Date:
02/20/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
615.75 /50/stained

Action: Good
Baits:  Cut Bait, Live Shad, Shad
Locations: Channels, Creek channels, Main lake, River Channel, River Mouth

Action: Good
Baits:  Live Shad, Sassy Shad
Locations: Main lake


Submitted by:
Larry Luman
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
51, Clear, 7 ft below

Action: Fair
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure

Action: Fair
Baits: , and Sinkos
Locations: Shorelines


Submitted by:
J.D. Stauffer
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Stained

Action: Excellent
Baits:  Minnows
Locations: Creek channels, Standing timber, and Big Sans Bois Creek

Action: Fair
Baits:  Live Shad
Locations: Channels, Flats

Action: Slow
Baits:  Crankbaits, Jigs
Locations: Creek channels, Riprap

We know that fishing in Oklahoma can be good nearly all year round but the peak time for most species and anglers is March to June, which is when we require reports to be submitted. If there is a particular lake you would like to know about during the non-required report time you can contact the county game warden or a local bait shop to check on the lake conditions before heading out.
Submitted by:
Mike Carroll
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Good
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Docks, and Ralphs resort

Action: Slow
Baits:  Cut Bait, Punch bait, Shad
Locations: Points, Rocks


Submitted by:
Mike Carroll
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Below Average
Water Temp and Clarity:
Clear

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure, Docks, Riprap

Action: Slow
Baits:  Cut Bait, Punch bait, Shad
Locations: Main lake, Points, Rocks


Submitted by:
Chris Stover
Date:
02/19/2017
Lake Elevation:
Normal
Water Temp and Clarity:
Murky

Action: Fair
Baits:  Cut Bait
Locations: Main lake

Action: Slow
Baits:  Jigs, Minnows
Locations: Brush structure