Oct 17th, 2007

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FISHING REPORT FOR OCTOBER 17, 2007
 
CENTRAL
 
Arcadia: Elevation normal. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits. White bass biting on white grubs. Channel catfish good on cut shad. Bluegill biting on worms. Report submitted by Tim Campbell, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.
 
Hefner: Elevation normal. Striped bass hybrids good. Channel catfish good on cut shad and worms. Walleye are biting. Report submitted by Tim Campbell, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.
 
Overholser: Elevation normal and clear. White bass good on two inch white grubs. Striped bass hybrids good on crankbaits. Channel catfish good on cut shad. Bluegill good on worms. Report submitted by Tim Campbell, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.
 
NORTHEAST
 
Bell Cow: Elevation normal and murky. Largemouth bass slow. Channel catfish good on stinkbait. Crappie good on jigs and minnows. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.
 
Birch: Elevation normal, water 70 and clear. Crappie fair around brush piles on minnows at 10-15 ft.  Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.
 
Chandler: Elevation normal and murky. Largemouth bass and crappie slow. Channel catfish fair on cut bait. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.
 
Eucha: Elevation 1 ft. below normal and rising. Water 71 and murky. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush and structure at 12-14 ft. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits. Catfish fair on juglines using cut shad. Report submitted by Dwight Moore, City of Tulsa Fisheries.
 
Greenleaf: Elevation normal, water murky. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits, spinnerbaits, purple worms and chatter baits along shoreline, creek channels and tree stumps. Catfish good on punchbaits and cut baits on bottom near spillway. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 12-16 ft. at fishing docks and brush structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.
 
Hudson: Elevation normal. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits and topwater lures early morning and late evening. Crappie fair to good on minnows and jigs. Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Mayes County.
 
Keystone: Elevation 3/4 ft. above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass good on buzzbaits and crankbaits at 2-6 ft. in shallow rocky points. Smallmouth bass fair on jigs and chunks at 6-10 ft. at secondary points in deep coves. Spotted bass fair on spinnerbaits and crankbaits at 4-8 ft. in main lake pockets and bluffs. White bass fair on bucktails and small spoons 2-6 ft. at windy, shallow points below dam. Striped bass fair on bucktails and storm wild-eyed shad at 3-6 ft. below dam when generating. Channel catfish fair on worms and chicken livers at 4-8 ft. in shallow coves and creeks. Blue catfish fair on cut shad and punchbaits at 6-12 ft. on flats along river channel. Flathead catfish slow on large shiners and live shad at 6-12 ft. in riprap and bluffs. Crappie good on jigs and minnows at 10-18 ft. at docks, brush piles, ledges and along bluff areas. Report submitted by Woody’s Bait and Tackle.
 
Lower Illinois: Water 58 and murky. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and spinners at 1-5 ft. along the shoreline. Spotted bass fair on live bait, crankbaits and spinners at 1-5 ft. along the shoreline. Striped bass slow on live trout and red fin at 1-20 ft. in deep holes. Channel catfish good on cut shad and worms at 10-20 ft. in deep holes. Walleye good on minnows, crankbaits and rattle traps at 5-10 ft. at night in deep holes. Saugeye good on minnows and crankbaits at 5-10 ft at night in deep holes. Trout excellent on power bait, wooly boogers and power eggs at 5-10 ft. in deep holes. Report submitted by MarVal Family Camping Resort.
 
Oologah: Elevation normal, water 70 and clear. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around brush piles at 10-15 ft. Blue catfish good on shad around timber on north end of the lake. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits at 5-8 ft. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.
 
Spavinaw: Elevation slightly below normal, water 72 and clear. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around the dam area. Largemouth fair on crankbaits. Catfish fair on juglines using live sunfish. Report submitted by Dwight Moore, City of Tulsa Fisheries.
 
Tenkiller: Elevation 1 ft. above normal and clear. Largemouth bass slow with some action on crankbaits in schools of shad and deep brush on large plastic worms. White bass fair in the flats at standing rock on spinners or slab spoons in the evenings. Sunfish good in or near docks on night crawlers. Report submitted by Monte Brooks, Cookson Village Resort.
 
Webbers Falls: Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and spinnerbaits in riprap and creek channels. Catfish good on cut baits, stinkbaits and punchbaits on mudflats. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 8-16 ft. at brush structures and bridges. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.
 
NORTHWEST
 
Ft. Supply: Elevation normal, water clear. Channel catfish fair on stinkbaits. Report submitted by Mark Reichenberger, game warden stationed in Harper County.
 
SOUTHEAST
 
Arbuckle
: Elevation normal, water 75 and stained. Crappie good on marked brush piles on jigs and minnows. White bass are moving to drop-offs spoons and slabs good. Bass good to fair on topwater lures early, shaky head worms and white spinnerbaits good on flats. Report submitted by Jack Melton.
 
Blue River: Elevation normal, water 66 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on minnows and flies. Channel catfish fair to 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 ft. above normal and clear. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits and crankbaits at 1-3 ft. around rocky areas. White bass fair on slab spoons on the flats. Blue catfish fair on fresh shad drifting the flats. Crappie good on minnows or jigs at 8-15 ft. around boat docks. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.
 
Hugo: Elevation normal, water 78. Largemouth bass. Crappie fair on minnows. Catfish slow. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.
 
Konawa: Elevation normal, water 78 and clear. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits along points and weed beds at 5-10 ft. Report submitted by Daryl Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.
 
Lower Mountain Fork River: Zone 2 unsuccessful last weekend. Best flies have changed to very small midge patterns, miracle midge and zebra midge. Also egg patterns and worm flies have been working pretty well. Report submitted by Beavers Bend Fly Shop.
 
McGee Creek: Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water 78 and clear. Largemouth bass fair to good on soft plastic lures off of rocky points and on shad colored shallow running crankbaits 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 and clear. Bass excellent on red spinnerbaits and crankbaits around points. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around flooded timber. Catfish fair on trotlines baited with cut shad. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.
 
Robert S. Kerr: Elevation normal, water 78 and murky. Largemouth bass fair at 4-8 ft. using plastic baits fishing the weeds, rock and woody cover. Crappie good at 8-10 ft. using minnows fishing the old creek channels. White bass fair at 10 ft. using jigs fishing below Webbers Falls dam. Blue catfish good at 3-5 ft. using cut bait fishing the windy shorelines with weedy cover. Report submitted by Rick Olzawski, game warden for Haskell 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 normal, water 78 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair to good on deep diving crankbaits and jig combinations at 10-15 ft. deep near the creek drop offs. Striped and white bass fair to good on live bait and slabs at 10-20 ft. from Catfish Bay south. Channel and blue catfish fair to good on live bait worms and stinkbaits at 10-15 ft. from the railroad bridge north. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 5-10 ft. around the fish attractors. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.
 
Wister: Elevation normal and murky. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits on points. 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. Fishing is fair with a few good sized striped bass hybrids being caught from the bank. Channel and blue catfish being caught on juglines. Report submitted by Sue Hokanson, Quartz Mountain State Park.
 
Ellsworth: Elevation normal and murky. Crappie fair at Ralph’s Resort on minnows and jigs. Catfish good on cut bait.  Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.
 
Foss: Elevation 1/2 ft. below normal, water in the low 70s. White bass and striped bass hybrids seen surfacing near shore in mornings and late evenings. Walleye slow to fair. Catfish good. 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 around brush. Report submitted by James Edwards, Jr., game warden stationed in Caddo County.
 
Lawtonka: Catfish good on north end of lake on cut bait. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.

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