Oct 3rd, 2007

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FISHING REPORT FOR OCTOBER 3, 2007
 
CENTRAL
 
Arcadia: Elevation normal, water clear. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits. Channel catfish good on cut shad. Flathead catfish good on live sunfish. Crappie good on red and white jigs. Report submitted by Tim Campbell, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.
 
Draper: Elevation normal, water clear. All fishing slow. Report submitted by Tony Woodruff, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.
 
Hefner: Water 85 and clear. Largemouth bass being caught on topwater lures and plastic worms from boats and shoreline. White bass being caught on spinnerbaits, minnows and jigs from boats and at points. Channel catfish being caught on cut baits, stinkbaits and doughbaits at shoreline. Crappie being caught on jigs and minnows at docks. Walleye being caught in mid-lake while trolling.
 
Overholser: Water 86 and murky. Largemouth bass being caught on spinnerbaits in rocks. Channel catfish being caught on cut baits, worms and doughbaits from shoreline. Crappie being caught on jigs and minnows at docks.
 
NORTHEAST
 
Birch: Elevation normal, water 70 and clear. Crappie fair around brush piles on minnows at15 ft. Striped bass hybrids fair drifting live shad on flats near creek channels at 10-15ft. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.
 
Ft. Gibson: Elevation 2 ft. above normal, water 81 and murky. Largemouth bass good in flooded grass and buck brush. Catfish good on cut baits and shad on juglines. Crappie good on jigs and minnows at 12-15 ft. at structures and brush piles. Report submitted by Marvin Stanley, game warden stationed in Wagoner County.
 
Grand: Elevation normal and clear. Channel catfish still being caught using juglines at 10 ft. on all parts of
Grand Lake using cut and whole shad. White bass being caught in lake tributaries and rocky points using spoons and spinnerbaits. Crappie slow at this time. Report submitted by Jim Littlefield, game warden stationed in Delaware County.
 
Greenleaf: Elevation normal, water clear. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits, spinnerbaits, chatter baits, jigs and worms in creek channels and along shoreline. Catfish good on cut baits and stinkbaits on bottom near spillway. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at fishing docks and brush structures. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.
 
Kaw: Elevation normal, water 86 and stained. White bass being caught trolling crankbaits along sandy beaches and points, also white bass still being caught under the bridges on slabs and jigs. Crappie fishing has picked up since the water has stabilized; fish are being caught at 5-15 ft. around submerged brush piles, on jigs or minnows. Blue catfish excellent in the upper end of the lake by jugline or trotline using fresh cut bait or whole small shad. Kaw Dam has finally closed the flood gates and returned to a normal power generation schedule; fishing should remain good when O.M.P.A. is releasing water. Report submitted by Larry Green, game warden stationed in Osage County.
 
Keystone: Elevation 1/3 ft. above normal. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits and square-bill crankbaits at 2-6 ft. at windy and rocky points. Smallmouth bass fair on tube jigs, jigs and chunk baits at 8-12 ft. at secondary points in coves. Spotted bass good on buzzbaits and small crankbaits from surface to 8 ft. in main lake pockets. White bass good on roostertails and small spoons at 2-6 ft. at windy and rocky points. Striped bass good on topwater lures, from surface to 5 ft. when not generating and on bucktails and sassy shad from surface to 5 ft. with current. Channel catfish good on liver and worms at 4-8 ft. in coves and creeks. Blue catfish good on cut shad and punch baits at 6-12 ft. on flats along river channel. Flathead catfish fair on goldfish and live shad at 8-15 ft. in riprap. Crappie good on jigs and minnows at 8-18 ft. at docks, brush piles and ledges. Report submitted by Woody’s Bait and Tackle.
 
Lower Illinois: Water 50 and murky. Largemouth bass fair on live bait, crankbaits and spinnerbaits at 1-5 ft. along the shoreline. Spotted bass fair on live bait, worms, crankbaits, spinners and plastics. Striped bass slow on live shad at 1-20 ft. in deep holes and wood piles. Channel catfish good on cut shad at 10-12 ft. in deep holes. Walleye good on minnows, worms and bright-colored crankbaits in deep holes at night. Saugeye good on minnows and crankbaits at 5-10 ft. on the flats at night. Trout good on power bait, wooley buggers and spinners at 5-10 ft. in deep holes. Report submitted by MarVal Family Camping Resort.
 
Oologah: Elevation normal, water 70 and murky. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush piles at 10 -15 ft. Blue and channel catfish fair on shad drifting flats at 10 -15 ft. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits along rocky banks at 5-8 ft. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.
 
Tenkiller: Elevation 23 ft. below normal, water 79-80. Largemouth bass slow, with some action in coves on topwaters or slabs. Catfish fair on stinkbaits at 18-20 ft., with some action off windy points on cut baits. Sunfish fair on worms in coves or docks. Report submitted by Monte Brooks, Cookson Village Resort.
 
Webbers Falls: Elevation normal, water murky. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits and crankbaits in riprap and creek channels. Catfish good on stinkbaits, cut baits and punch baits on bottom and mud flats. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at brush structure and bridges. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.
 
NORTHWEST
 
Canton: Elevation normal. Channel catfish good on shad and stinkbait along Thunder Road and upper end of the lake. White bass and striped bass hybrids good trolling crankbaits or drifting shad over submerged islands. Walleye fair drifting night crawlers and trolling crankbaits over submerged islands. Report submitted by Mark Walker, game warden stationed in Blaine County.
 
SOUTHEAST
 
Arbuckle: Elevation normal, water 79 and clear. Channel catfish good on cut bait and dough bait. Crappie good on marked brush piles and docks. White bass best in evening chasing shad on top. Bass fair to good using Carolina-rigged lizards, jigs, worms and topwaters. Report submitted by Jack Melton.
 
Blue River: Elevation normal, water 77 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on minnows and flies. Channel catfish good on worms, liver and stinkbaits. 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 1/2 ft. above normal, water clear. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits in rocky areas and plastic baits at windy points. White bass fair on crankbaits and jigs at windy points. Blue catfish fair on shad at 10-20 ft. drifting flats. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-20 ft. under bridges and standing timber. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.
 
Hugo: Elevation normal, temp 83. Bass fair on spinners and plastics along brush and around islands and in the river channel. Crappie and catfish fair. Blue cats fair 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 84 and clear. Largemouth bass good on topwater lures at 5-10 ft. in weed beds and coves. Report submitted by Daryl Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.
 
McGee Creek: Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water 85 and clear. 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 at 16-25 ft. over cedar brush. Report submitted by Larry Luman, game warden stationed in Atoka County.
 
Pine Creek: Elevation normal, water 83 and clear. Bass fair on pumpkinseed-colored plastic worms. Crappie are good on jigs at 8-12 ft. Catfish 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 at 6-8 ft. using plastic baits fishing the weed, rock and woody cover next to deeper water. Crappie good at 8-10 ft. using minnows fishing the old creek channels. White bass fair at 8-10 ft. using shad imitation crankbaits fishing the riprap jetties in the upper part of the lake. Blue catfish good at 5-8 ft. using fresh cut shad fishing the cover on the windy shorelines. Report submitted by Rick Olzawski, game warden stationed in Haskell County.
 
Sardis Lake: Elevation normal. Largemouth bass good in flooded timber on spinnerbaits. Catfish good on cut bait or live shad. Crappie good on  minnows around bridges, brush piles and dam tower. White bass good trolling the islands. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.
 
Texoma: Elevation normal, water 80 and clear. Largemouth bass and smallmouth bass fair to good on jig combinations and spinnerbaits from 5 to 15 ft. near the creek channels. Striped and white bass fair to good on live baits and slabs at 15-20 ft. near the islands. Channel and blue catfish fair to good on live bait, worms and commercial catfish baits at 10-20 ft. at Platter Flats south. Crappie fair on minnows at 5-15 ft. in Widow Moore and Kansas creeks. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.
 
Wister: Elevation ½ ft. above normal and muddy. Largemouth bass fair on topwater baits early and late. Crappie fair with jigs or 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 8 1/2 ft. below normal and rising. Striped bass hybrids good. Catfish are most active in the river near the Granite (SH 9) bridge. Report submitted by Sue Hokanson, Quartz Mountain State Park.
 
Ellsworth: Elevation normal and murky. Catfish fair on cut bait. Crappie fair at Ralph’s resort on minnows. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.
 
Foss: Elevation normal, water 80 and clear. Catfish and crappie fair. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House.
 
Ft. Cobb: Elevation 1/2 ft. above normal. Catfish slow to fair on cut baits. Crappie slow to fair jigging around brush piles. Report submitted by James Edwards, Jr., game warden stationed in Caddo County.
 
Lawtonka: Elevation normal. Crappie fair around the dam on jigs and minnows. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche 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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