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FISHING REPORT FOR JANUARY 2, 2008
 
CENTRAL
 
Arcadia: Elevation normal, water 40. Channel catfish being caught on cut shad. Crappie being caught on white jigs, white and red jigs and minnows at 10 ft. at heated docks. Report submitted by Tim Campbell, game warden station in Oklahoma County.
 
Hefner: Elevation normal, water 43. White bass being caught on 2-inch white grubs. Channel catfish being caught on cut shad. Crappie being caught on jigs at 15 ft. above dam. Report submitted by Tim Campbell, game warden station in Oklahoma County.
 
Overholser: Elevation above normal. White bass and striped bass hybrids being caught on 2-inch. white curly tails. Channel catfish being caught on cut shad. Crappie being caught on chartreuse and white jigs at docks. Report submitted by Tim Campbell, game warden station in Oklahoma County.
 
NORTHEAST
 
Birch: Elevation normal, water lower 40s and clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush piles at 15-30 ft. Blue catfish good on cut shad fishing flats near the creek channels at 30 ft. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Osage County.
 
Copan: Elevation slightly above normal. Crappie good around the dam on the lakeside on jigs. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.
 
Ft. Gibson: Elevation 1 1/2 ft. above normal and murky. Channel catfish good on cut bait and shad around drop offs in deep water. Crappie good on jig and minnows around brush piles, docks and structure at 15-20 ft. Report submitted by Marvin Stanley, game warden stationed in Wagoner County.
 
Hulah: Water level is slightly above normal. Crappie are good below the dam on hair and tube jigs when the dam gates are closed. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.
 
Kaw: Elevation 2 1/2 ft. above normal and clear. Crappie good on chartreuse and black jigs at 15-20 ft. around manmade brush piles in the Washunga Bay Area and Kaw City area. Report submitted by Larry Green, game warden stationed in Osage County.
 
Keystone: Elevation 2 1/3 ft. above normal, water clear to murky. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, jigs and chunk baits at 8-12 ft. in coves and creeks. Smallmouth bass fair on finesse jigs at 8-12 ft. around points. Spotted bass fair on finesse jigs at 8-12 ft. around bluffs. White bass fair on minnows, spoons and vertical jigging at 10-15 ft. around mouths of deep coves and creeks. Striped bass good on sassy shads, bucktails and jerk baits at 3-6 ft. below dam in early morning. Channel catfish fair on chicken livers and worms at 8-12 ft. in coves and creeks. Blue catfish good on live shad, cut shad and punch baits at 12-20 ft. around mouths of coves and creeks. Flathead catfish slow on live shad at 12-20 ft. in riprap and bluffs. Crappie good on jigs and minnows at 12-18 ft. around docks, brush piles and ledges. Walleye fair on grubs and large shiners at 4-8 ft. in downstream holes below dam. Report submitted by Woody’s Bait and Tackle.
 
Pawhuska Lake: Elevation normal, water in the upper 30s and clear. Trout excellent on power bait and woolly buggers and fair trolling super dupers at 10-20 ft. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Osage County.
 
NORTHWEST
 
Canton
: Elevation normal. Crappie good on minnows and jigs near brush piles. Report submitted by Mark Walker, game warden stationed in Blaine County.
 
 
 
SOUTHEAST
 
Arbuckle
: Elevation 1 1/2 ft. below normal, water 46 and stained. Crappie and white bass being caught on jigging spoon off creek channel and drop-off in mid-lake at 34-46 ft. Bass also being caught at same place on Carolina rigs, crankbaits and drop-shot. Report submitted by Jack Melton.
 
Broken Bow: Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on jig and pig and deep-running crankbaits around points and islands. Catfish good on juglines and trotlines baited with sunfish. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around structure. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.
 
Eufaula: Elevation 1/2 ft. below normal, water clear. Largemouth bass slow. White bass slow. Blue catfish fair on shad at 10-25 ft. in creek channels. Crappie good on minnows or jigs at 8-20 ft. around boat docks. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.
 
Hugo: Elevation 2 1/2 ft. above normal, water 54. Crappie fair on minnows along brush. Catfish fair on cut bait. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.
 
Konawa: Elevation normal, water 48 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits at 5-10 ft. off points. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on minnows and jigs in the discharge canal at 15 ft. Report submitted by Daryl Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.
 
Lower Mountain Fork River: Fishing has been very good in zone 1 due to recent stockings and relatively low fishing pressure. Zone 2 has been pretty slow. Flies of choice mostly have been very small or colorful egg patterns, and once in a while a Woolly Bugger will catch a few fish. Recent productive flies in sizes around #18-#22 (and smaller) have been Griffiths Gnat, Prismatic emerger, Zebra Midge and UFO. Report submitted by Beavers Bend Fly Shop.
 
McGee Creek: Elevation normal, water 52, and clear. Largemouth bass fair on soft plastic lures at 12-20 ft. Crappie fair on minnows at 16-25 ft. over cedar brush. Report submitted by Larry Luman, game warden stationed in Atoka County.
 
Pine Creek: Elevation below normal and falling, water clear. Bass fair on crankbaits. Crappie good on jigs and minnows. Catfish are good on liver and garlic punch bait. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.
 
Sardis Lake: Elevation 1 ft. above normal. Largemouth bass slow in coves. White bass and walleye slow. Blue catfish good to fair deep on cut bait near channels. Crappie excellent on minnows around brush piles and bridges. Flathead catfish slow. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.
 
Texoma: Elevation 1 1/2 ft. below normal, water 58 and clear. Striped bass fair on live bait at 15-20 ft. near the islands. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut bait and minnows at 10-20 ft. in the Washita River. Crappie fair on small minnows and jigs at 5-10 ft. at Widow Moore, Kansas and upper Rock creeks. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.
 
SOUTHWEST
 
Altus-Lugert: Elevation 7 ft. below normal. Trout fishing very good in river. Report submitted by Sue Hokanson, Quartz Mountain State Park.
 
Ft. Cobb: Elevation 3/4 ft. above normal. Catfish slow to fair on cut baits and jugs. Crappie slow to fair around marina and boat slips. Report submitted by James Edwards, Jr., game warden stationed in Caddo County.
 

 

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