Sept 12th, 2007

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FISHING REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER 19, 2007
 
CENTRAL
 
Hefner: Water 78 and clear. Largemouth bass being caught from boat and bank on spinnerbaits and plastic baits. White bass being caught from the shoreline and windy points. Channel catfish being caught on cut baits, stinkbaits and strawberry doughbaits. Walleye being caught trolling from boats and jigging. Report submitted by Kelly Roberson game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.
 
Overholser: Water 78 and murky. Channel catfish being caught on cut bait, worms and stinkbaits and below the dam. Crappie being caught along the shoreline on minnows and jigs. Report submitted by Kelly Roberson, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.
 
NORTHEAST
 
Bell Cow: Elevation normal and muddy. Largemouth bass good on plastics. Channel catfish slow. Crappie good on minnows and jigs. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.
 
Birch: Elevation normal, water mid-70s and clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush piles and other structure at 10-15 ft. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.
 
Chandler: Water muddy. Largemouth bass good on plastics and spinners. Channel catfish slow. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.
 
Copan: Elevation normal and murky. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 8-10ft. near structure. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.
 
Ft. Gibson: Elevation 5 ft. below normal, water 84 and murky. Largemouth bass good on a variety of baits in flooded grass. White bass fair around bridges and rock pillars at 10-20 ft. Channel catfish good drifting and on juglines with cut bait, shad and chicken liver. Report submitted by Marvin Stanley, game warden stationed in Wagoner County.
 
Grand: Elevation normal and clear. Channel catfish fair on juglines at 10 ft. all around lake. White bass starting to pick up in lake tributaries. Report submitted by Jim Littlefield, game warden stationed in Delaware County.
 
Greenleaf: Elevation below normal, water clear. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits, crankbaits, plastic worms and chatter baits along shoreline and creek channels. Channel catfish good on cut baits and stinkbaits on bottom near spillway. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at fishing dock and brush structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.
 
Hudson: Elevation normal. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits. White bass fair to good on small lures off rocky points. Channel and blue catfish good on cut shad. Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Mayes County.
 
Hulah: Elevation 1 1/2 ft. above normal and murky. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 10-12ft. near structure. Catfish fair on cut shad below dam. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.
 
Keystone: Elevation 2 1/2 ft. above normal, water murky to muddy. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits and plastics at 6-10 ft. on points with flooded buck brush. Smallmouth bass fair on crankbaits, jigs and chunk baits at 6-10 ft. on points with shallow rocks. Spotted bass fair on crankbaits and spinnerbaits at 6-10 ft. on steep rocky banks. White bass fair on minnows and small spoons at 4-8 ft. at bridges and mouths of creeks. Striped bass fair on bucktails and sassy shad at 3-6 ft. below dam when generating. Channel catfish good on stinkbaits and worms at 4-8 ft. at back end of coves and creeks. Blue catfish good on punch baits and cut shad at 5-10 ft. on flats off deep river channels. Flathead catfish fair on live shad and goldfish at 6-12 ft. in riprap and deep coves. Crappie good on black and chartreuse jigs and minnows at 12-18 ft. at brush piles and docks. Report submitted by Larry Sellers, Woody’s Bait and Tackle.
 
Lower Illinois: Elevation rising and dropping, water 51 and clear. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on live baits, crankbaits and spinnerbaits at 1-5 ft. along shoreline. Striped bass good on live trout and live shad at 1-20 ft. behind wood piles, deep holes and when water rises and falls. Channel catfish good on cut shad and cut trout at 10-20 ft. in deep holes and behind wood piles. Walleye good on minnows and crankbaits at 5-10 ft. at night. Saugeye good on colorful crankbaits and minnows at 5-10 ft. at night. Trout excellent on wooly buggers, power baits and roostertails at 5-10 ft. in deep holes and moving water. Report submitted by John Kaw.
 
Oologah: Elevation near normal, water mid-70s and murky. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush piles at 10-15 ft. White bass fair trolling shad-colored crankbaits on main lake flats at 10-15 ft. White bass fair on jigs below the dam. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.
 
Sooner: White bass and striped bass hybrids fair in the discharge channel on rattletraps, slabs and live shad. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.
 
Tenkiller: Elevation normal, water 79 and clear. Catfish fair on stinkbaits at 18-20 ft. Sunfish good on night crawlers at docks or along bluffs at 10-20 ft. Report submitted by Monte Brooks, Cookson Village Resort.  
 
Webbers Falls: Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass fair on jigs, worms and buzzbaits along riprap and creek channels. Channel catfish good on stinkbaits, blood baits and sunfish at mud flats. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at fishing dock and brush structures. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.
 
NORTHWEST
 
Canton: Elevation 1/2 ft. above normal. Walleye good on drifting slabs and night crawlers. White bass, striped bass hybrids and channel catfish good on shad. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush. Report submitted by Mark Walker, game warden stationed in Blaine County.
 
SOUTHEAST
 
Arbuckle: Elevation normal, water 80 and stained. Crappie good around brush piles using jigs at 12-18 ft. White bass excellent using topwater and sassy shad baits. Bass fair to good using topwater, flukes and Texas-rigged seven and a half worms. Channel catfish fair in mouths of coves. Report submitted by Jack Melton.
 
Blue River: Elevation normal, water 76 and clear. Largemouth bass slow to fair on minnows and flies. Channel catfish fair on liver and worms. Report submitted by Charles Baker, technician at Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.
 
Broken Bow: Water rising due to recent rains. Largemouth bass good flipping soft plastic worms around brush, structure and off points. Channel catfish good on cut bait or whole bluegill on trotlines or juglines. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.
 
Eufaula: Elevation 1/2 ft. above normal and clear. Largemouth bass good in spinnerbaits and plastic baits off points. White bass fair on topwaters early and late on the flats and during the day on slab spoons. Blue catfish fair on shad at 10-20 ft. drifting the flats. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-20 ft. in standing timber. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.
 
Hugo: Elevation 3/4 ft. above normal, water 85. Blue catfish and crappie good to excellent in the tailwaters. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.
 
Konawa: Elevation normal, water 85 and clear. Largemouth bass good on plastic worms and crankbaits off points and in weed beds at 5-8 ft. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver in the discharge channel at 15 ft. Report submitted by Daryl Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.
 
McGee Creek: Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water 83 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on soft plastic lures off rocky points at 8-20 ft. Schooling bass are still hitting the surface. Once spotted, cast shallow running shad-colored lures to catch them. Crappie fair over cedar brush at 16-25 ft. Report submitted by Larry Luman, game warden stationed in Atoka County.
 
Pine Creek: Elevation normal, water murky. Bass fair on topwater baits in the morning in the upper end of the lake. Crappie good on jigs and minnows around flooded timber. Catfish good on trotlines baited with cut shad. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.
 
Sardis Lake: Elevation normal. Largemouth bass good in flooded timber on spinnerbaits. Catfish good on cut bait or live shad. Crappie good around bridges, brush piles and dam tower on minnows. White bass good trolling the islands. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.
 
Texoma: Elevation 2 ft. above normal, water 84 and clear. Largemouth bass fair to good on topwater baits and deep diving crankbaits from the surface to 15 ft. near brush piles and points. Striped and white bass fair to good on topwater baits, live bait and slabs from the surface to 20 ft. at Washita point. Channel and blue catfish fair to good on live bait and commercial catfish baits at 10-20 ft. in the river channel and coves. Crappie fair to good on minnows and jigs at 5-10 ft. in Widow Moore and Kansas creeks. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.
 
Wister: Elevation 2 1/2 ft. above normal and muddy. Largemouth bass fair on topwaters early and late. Crappie fair on live minnows around timber. Channel catfish fair on cut shad and liver. Report submitted by Randy Fennell, game Warden stationed in LeFlore County.
 
SOUTHWEST
 
Altus-Lugert: Elevation 9 ft. below normal and rising. Striped bass hybrids good in deep water. Catfish are most active in the river above the low water bridge. Report submitted by Sue Hokanson, Quartz Mountain State Park.
 
Ellsworth: Elevation normal and murky. Catfish good on trotlines and jugs on cut bait. Catfish fair to good behind the dam on cut bait and worms. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.
 
Foss: Elevation 1 1/2 ft. above normal, water 80 and clear. Striped bass hybrids slow. White bass fair on live bait. Catfish fair. Crappie fair. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House.
 
Ft. Cobb: Elevation 1 ft above normal. Catfish slow to fair on cut bait. Report submitted by James Edwards, Jr., game warden stationed in Caddo County.
 
Waurika: Elevation normal, water 77 and clear. Channel catfish good on juglines. Blue catfish good on cut bait in the spillway. Report submitted by Phillip Cottrill, game warden stationed in Jefferson County.

 

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