Sept 26th, 2007

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FISHING REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER 26, 2007

 

CENTRAL

 

Arcadia: Elevation normal, water 80 and semi-clear. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits and crankbaits at 3 ft. around southern rocky banks morning to mid-day. Channel catfish good on worms just off bottom around north central banks in morning and evening. Blue catfish good on minnows just off bottom by the dam in the mornings. Crappie good on minnows at 3-5 ft. around enclosed fishing dock mid-day. All other fishing fair. Report submitted by Linnie Mason, gate attendant.

 

Hefner: Water 86 and clear. Largemouth bass being caught on spinnerbaits and plastic worms at docks. White bass being caught on jigs, minnows and slab spoons in lake from boats. Channel catfish being caught along shoreline on doughbaits, stinkbaits and minnows. Walleye being caught along shoreline and from boats on crankbaits and jigs. Report submitted by Kelly Roberson, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.

 

Overholser: Water 87 and murky. White bass being caught on spinnerbaits and jigs along shoreline. Channel catfish being caught on cut shad, stinkbaits and worms along shoreline. Crappie being caught on jigs and minnows at docks. Report submitted by Kelly Roberson.

 

NORTHEAST

 

Bell Cow: Elevation normal, water murky. Largemouth bass and catfish slow. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at fishing docks. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

 

Chandler: Elevation normal, water murky. Largemouth bass and catfish slow. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at fishing docks. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

 

Ft. Gibson: Elevation 3 1/2 ft. above normal. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits and saltcraws in flooded grass. White bass fair at 10-15 ft. Catfish good on cut baits, shad and worms. Crappie good on jigs and minnows at brush structures, rocky points and abandoned bridges. Report submitted by Marvin Stanley, game warden stationed in Wagoner County.

 

Grand: Elevation normal, water clear. White bass fair to good on jigs and spoons around rocky points. Channel cat fair on cut and whole shad at 10 ft. using jug lines. Report submitted by Jim Littlefield, game warden stationed in Delaware County.

Greenleaf: Elevation normal, water clear. Largemouth bass good on worms and spinnerbaits. Channel catfish good on stinkbaits on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at fishing dock. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

 

Hudson: Elevation normal. Largemouth bass good on topwaters and spinnerbaits in early morning and late evening. Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Rogers County.

 

Kaw: Elevation normal, water 86 and stained. White bass are being caught trolling crankbaits along sandy beaches and points, also white bass are still being caught under the bridges on slabs and jigs. Crappie are being caught on jigs or minnows at 5-15 ft. around submerged brush piles. Blue catfish excellent in the upper end of the lake on fresh cut bait or whole small shad with juglines or trotlines. Flathead catfish have finished spawning ending the noodling season. Report submitted by Larry Green, game warden stationed in Osage County.

 

Keystone: Elevation 2/5 ft. above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits and spinnerbaits at 2–6 ft. at rocky and windy points. Smallmouth bass fair on tube jigs, jigs and chunk baits at 8-12 ft. on secondary points. Spotted bass good on spinnerbaits and crankbaits at 4-8 ft. at main lake coves. White bass good on rooster tails and small spoons at 2-6 ft. at rocky and windy points. Striped bass good on bucktails and wild-eyed shad baits at 3-6 ft. below dam when generating. Channel catfish good on worms and chicken liver at 5-10 ft. in creeks and coves. Blue catfish good on cut shad and punch baits at 6-12 ft. on flats along river channel. Flathead catfish fair on live shad and goldfish at 6-12 ft in riprap and deep banks in coves. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 10-18 ft. at brush piles and ledges. Report submitted by Larry Sellers, Woody’s Bait and Tackle.

 

Lower Illinois: Water 53 and murky. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and live baits at 1-5 ft. along shoreline. Spotted bass fair on rooster tails and spinnerbaits at 1-5 ft. along shoreline. Striped bass fair on live shad at 1-20 ft. in deep holes, wood piles and when water rises and falls. Channel catfish good on cut shad at 10-20 ft. in deep holes. Walleye good on minnows and different colored crankbaits at 5-10 ft. at night on flats. Saugeye good on minnows and crankbaits at 5-10 ft. at night on flats. Trout excellent on power baits, spinnerbaits and rooster tails at 5-10 ft. in deep holes and moving water. Fly-fishing good. Report submitted by MarVal Family Camping Resort

 

Skiatook: Elevation normal, water clear. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut baits in creek channels. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at brush piles. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.

 

Webbers Falls: Elevation normal, water murky. Largemouth bass fair on purple worms in riprap. Channel catfish fair on sunfish and stinkbaits while drifting. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at bridges. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

 

NORTHWEST

 

Canton: Elevation normal. White bass, striped bass hybrids and channel catfish good on shad while drifting. Walleye fair drifting night crawlers. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs. Report submitted by Mark Walker, game warden stationed in Blaine County.

 

SOUTHEAST

 

Arbuckle: Lake full, water 79 and stained. Crappie good on jigs at brush piles and docks. White bass excellent on topwater and sassy shad in the evening. Channel catfish good on dough bait. Bass fishing slow to good on topwater and shakey head worms evening fishing is best. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

 

Blue River: Elevation normal, water 77 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on minnows and flies. Channel catfish fair on liver, worms and stinkbaits. Report submitted by Charles Baker, technician at Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

 

Broken Bow: Largemouth bass good on flukes, topwaters and grubs in upper mouths of creeks in morning and evening. Catfish slow on sunfish with juglines and trotlines. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs in brush. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

 

Eufaula: Elevation 1/2 ft. above normal, water clear. Largemouth bass good on plastic baits in deeper points and crankbaits in rocky areas. White bass good on slab spoons at 8-15 ft. off flats. Blue catfish fair on fresh shad while drifting flats. Crappie fair at 8-20 ft. in standing timber and bridges. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

 

Hugo: Elevation normal, water 83. Bass fair on spinnerbaits and plastics along brush and around islands and in the river channel. Crappie and catfish fair. Blue catfish still good below the dam on shad. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows in the tailwaters. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.

 

Konawa: Elevation normal, water 83 and clear. Largemouth bass good on plastic worms and crankbaits at 4-8 ft. in weed beds and points. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver at 15 ft. in discharge canals. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Daryl Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

 

McGee Creek: Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water 83 and cloudy. Largemouth bass fair to good on soft plastic lures off of rocky points and on shad colored shallow running crank baits on schooling fish. Crappie fair on minnows 16-25 ft. over cedar brush. Report submitted by Larry Luman, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

 

Pine Creek: Elevation normal, water clear. Bass are fair on pumpkinseed colored plastic worms. Crappie are good on jigs in 8-12 ft of water. Catfish are fair on dough bait on rod and reel. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, Game Warden stationed in McCurtain County.

 

Robert S. Kerr: Elevation normal, water 78 and murky. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits at 4-8 ft. fishing the weed, rock and woody cover next to deeper water. Crappie fair to good on minnows at 8-10 ft. fishing the edge of the old creek channels. White bass fair on shad imitation lures at 6-8 ft. fishing the rock jetties in the upper part of the lake. Blue catfish good on fresh cut bait at 5-15ft. on the edge of the old creek channels. Report submitted by Rick Olzawski, game warden for Haskell County.

 

Sardis: 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 1 1/3 ft. above normal, water 84 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair to good on jigs and spinnerbaits at 5-10 ft. near the creek channel and coves. Striped and white bass fair to good on live bait, topwaters and slabs at 5-25 ft. from Catfish Bay south. Channel and blue catfish fair to good on live bait, worms and other catfish baits at 10-20 ft. in the river channels. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 5-10 ft. around underwater brush and riprap. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

 

Wister: Elevation 1/2 ft. above normal, water muddy. Largemouth bass fair on top water lures early and late. Crappie fair on live minnows in timber. Channel catfish fair on cut shad and liver. Report submitted by Randy Fennell, game Warden stationed in LeFlore County.

 

SOUTHWEST

 

Altus Lugert: Elevation 8 3/4 ft. below normal and rising. Fishing is picking up a little but is still quite slow. A few good sized hybrid striped bass are being caught in deep water. Catfish are most active in the river above the low water bridge. Report submitted by Sue Hokanson, Quartz Mountain State Park.

 

Foss: Elevation 3/4 ft. above normal, water 80's and clear. Hybrid striped bass and white bass slow. Catfish fair. Walleye and Saugeye slow. Fishing expected to improve since the lake turned over in the last 3 weeks. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House

 

Waurika: Elevation normal, water 68 and murky. White bass and striped bass hybrids slow. Blue catfish fair on juglines. Report submitted by Phillip Cottrill, game warden stationed in Jefferson County.
 

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