Thursday, February 12, 2015

Oklahoma Fishing Report

Justin Knight caught the new lake record
 spotted bass at Sardis Lake on January 29. 
CENTRAL

Overholser: February 10. Elevation 7 ft. below normal, water clear. White bass and striped bass hybrids slow on jigs around docks. People are catching a few crappie and drum but overall fishing is slow. Report submitted by Vince Mesis, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.

Wes Watkins: February 9. Elevation below normal. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around standing timber. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed in Pottawatomie County.

NORTHEAST

Keystone: February 10. Elevation below normal, water 39. Blue catfish slow on cut bait. Crappie slow on minnows around brush structure. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois: February 8. Elevation normal, water 45. Trout good on in-line spinnerbaits, Power Bait and worms below the dam, creek channels; spread out from the dam to Gore landing with the highest concentrations from Marvel's upstream. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

Oologah:  February 8. Elevation normal, water 48 and clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 15-20 ft. around brush structure. Blue catfish fair on shad at 20-25 ft. along the river channel. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.

Perry CCC: February 9. Elevation normal, water clear. Trout excellent on Power Bait and small lures along shorelines. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.

Skiatook: February 9. Elevation below normal, water clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 15-25 ft. around brush structure. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Sooner: February 9. Elevation normal, water murky. Striped bass hybrids slow along the discharge. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.

NORTHWEST

Ft. Supply: February 8. Elevation below normal, water 40. White bass fair on spoons, jigs and Kastmasters at the inlet and riprap. Crappie fair on jigs at the inlet. Report submitted by Mark Reichenberger, game warden stationed in Woodward County.

SOUTHEAST

Arbuckle: February 7. Elevation below normal, water 45 and clear in the main lake. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass slow on hair jigs, grubs and Alabama rigs at 23-35 ft. along ledges, brush structure, the main lake and rocks; use electronics to find shad and fish at 25 ft. Crappie slow on minnows, slabs, spoons and jigs at 32-66 ft. along drop-offs around brush structure. Report submitted by Jack Melton.
Eufaula: February 8. Elevation 3 ft. below normal, water clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around boat docks with brush and standing timber. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.
Robert S. Kerr: February 8. Elevation normal, water clear. Crappie good on minnows and jigs along creek channels, standing timber and brush structure. Blue and channel catfish fair on shad along flats. Largemouth bass fair on jerk bait around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by J. D. Stauffer, game warden stationed in Haskell County. 

Texoma: February 8. Elevation below normal, water 48 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair on plastic baits, spinnerbaits and jigs at 10-20 ft. along creek channels and brush structure. Striped and white bass fair on live bait and sassy shad at 10-20 ft. in the main lake and river channel. Channel and blue catfish good on live bait, stinkbait and worms at 10-30 ft. in the river channel, the main lake and active cleaning stations. Crappie and sunfish fair on tube jigs, minnows and small lures at 5-20 ft. around docks, brush structure and creek channels. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: February 8. Elevation normal, water 47. Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair on plastic baits and jerk baits at 10-20 ft. along channels and points. Crappie, bluegill and sunfish fair on jigs and tube jigs at 10-15 ft. around brush structure. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut bait and shad at 10-15 ft. along channels and flats.  Report submitted by Randy Fennell, game warden stationed in Le Flore County.

SOUTHWEST

Foss: February 9. Elevation 19 ft. below normal, water 50s and clear. Main boat ramp is open for small to medium boats. Striped bass hybrids good on slabs in deep water and on live bait along banks. Walleye slow on live bait. Crappie slow. Catfish slow. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House.

Waurika: February 8. Elevation below normal, water 41. Blue and channel catfish slow on stinkbait in the main lake and along shorelines. Report submitted by Chris Stover, game warden stationed in Stephens County.