Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Oklahoma Weekly Fishing Report for 10/14/2015

Pomoxis nigromaculatus

CENTRAL

Hefner: October 13. Elevation normal, water 68-72 and clear. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and topwater lures along shorelines. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around docks and riprap. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on grubs, sassy shad and gay blades along shorelines. Walleye fair on crankbaits, jerk baits and grubs along riprap. Channel catfish fair on dough bait, cut bait and punch bait along shorelines. Report submitted by Lucky Lure Tackle.

NORTHEAST

Birch: October 12. Elevation below normal, water 70s and clear. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs at 8-10 ft. around docks. Report submitted by Cody Plunkett, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Carl Blackwell: October 13. Elevation normal, water murky. Crappie fair on minnows around the crappie dock. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver around the main bridge and crappie dock. Report submitted by Emily Long, game warden stationed in Payne County.

Ft. Gibson: October 13. Elevation above normal, water 74 and clear. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on live bait on bottom in the main lake and flats. Crappie fair on tube jigs and jigs with a pearl body and slat-and-pepper tail at 6-10 ft. around brush structure and docks. White bass fair on crankbaits and in-line spinnerbaits around points. Largemouth bass fair on worms, plastic baits and Biffle Bugs along coves and shallows. Report submitted by Rick Stafford of Wagoner.

Hudson: October 12. Elevation normal, water 72. Largemouth bass good on buzz baits, topwater lures and spinnerbaits at 2-9 ft. around brush structure, weed beds and shorelines. Crappie fair on minnows, hair jigs, tube jigs and jigs at 6-9 ft. around brush structure, standing timber and points. Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Rogers and Mayes counties.

Keystone: October 13. Elevation above normal, water 68. Striped bass good on small lures along coves. Blue catfish good on cut bait along channels. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois: October 11. Elevation normal, water 70 and clear. Trout slow on PowerBait below the dam. Trout stocking has been suspended. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

McMurtry: October 12. Elevation normal, water 70 and semi-clear. White bass good on minnows at 4-10 ft. around points, brush structure and the main lake. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by Jared Avilez.

Oologah: October 11. Elevation normal, water 75 and murky. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 10-15 ft. around brush structure. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait and shad at 15-25 ft. on juglines and drifting along flats. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.

Skiatook: October 12. 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: October 12. Elevation normal, water clear. Striped bass hybrids and striped bass good on live shad in the main lake. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.

Tenkiller: October 12. Elevation 2 ft. above normal, water 74 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on buzz baits, spinnerbaits and plastic baits at 3-15 ft. around the main lake humps, points, bluffs and brush structure. Channel, blue and flathead catfish good on minnows, punch bait and cut bait at 17-45 ft. along flats and points. White bass fair on jigs, spinnerbaits and spoons at the surface in the main lake and around points late afternoon and evenings. Crappie good on minnows, jigs and plastic baits at 12-20 ft. around docks, the main lake and humps with brush. Report submitted by Monte Brooks of Cookson.

NORTHWEST

Canton: October 12. Elevation 3 1/2 ft. below normal, water clear. Channel and blue catfish good on shad and stinkbait at 8-15 ft. in the main lake. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on crankbaits and slabs at 8-15 ft. in the main lake. Report submitted by Mark Walker, game warden stationed in Blaine County

Ft. Supply: October 11. Elevation below normal, water 65. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs in the main lake and around points. Report submitted by Mark Reichenberger, game warden Woodward County.

SOUTHEAST

Blue River: October 13. Elevation normal, water 72 and clear. Smallmouth, largemouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, jigs and spinnerbaits at 2-5 ft. around rocks and brush structure. Channel catfish good on stinkbait, chicken liver, worms and cut bait at 2-7 ft. along channels, rocks and brush structure. Sunfish and bluegill good on crickets, jigs and small lures at 1-4 ft. along shallows and shorelines. Flathead catfish fair on live bait and worms at 3-6 ft. along channels and deeper pools just off the current. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Hunting and Fishing Area.

Eufaula: October 11. Elevation normal, water clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and plastic baits at 4-8 ft. around brush structure, points and riprap. White bass good on grubs, crankbaits, sassy shad and slabs at 8-14 ft. below the dam, the main lake, riprap and bridges. Blue catfish excellent on cut bait, goldfish, worms and shad at 12-20 ft. below the dam, the main lake and channels. Crappie good on grubs, jigs, minnows and tube jigs at 12-20 ft. around brush structure, channels and docks. Report submitted by David Robertson, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Konawa: October 11. Elevation below normal, water 76 and clear. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits, jerk baits and sassy shad at 6-12 ft. around points, coves and discharge. White bass fair on cut bait, tube jigs, slabs and spoons at 8-14 ft. along creek channels, discharge and points. Channel catfish fair on dough bait, cut bait, stinkbait and chicken liver at 8-12 ft. around points, discharge and channels. Report submitted by Tyler Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

Robert S. Kerr: October 11. Elevation normal, water slightly stained. Blue, channel and flathead catfish slow on shad and chicken liver at 10-12 ft. drifting the river channel. Largemouth bass good on crawfish colored crankbaits and spinnerbaits at 5 ft. along creek channels and flats. Crappie slow on minnows and black and pink jigs at 8 ft. around standing timber. Report submitted by J.D. Stauffer, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Texoma: October 10. Elevation below normal, water 81 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on buzz baits, plastic baits and crankbaits at 5-20 ft. around brush structure, creek channels and riprap. Striped and white bass good on live shad, sassy shad, topwater lures and ghost minnows at 10-20 ft. below the dam, in the main lake and coves. Crappie and sunfish good on tube jigs, small lures and minnows at 5-10 ft. around docks, riprap and brush structure. Channel and blue catfish good on live shad, worms and stinkbait at 10-20 ft. below the dam, along creek channels, active cleaning stations and the main lake. Crappie, sunfish and white bass good on tube jigs, minnows and small lures at 5-10 ft. around brush structure, docks and riprap. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

SOUTHWEST

Foss: October 12. Elevation 7 ft. below normal with gates closed, water mid-70s and clear. Striped bass hybrids fair to good on live bait in deep water. Catfish good on liver and stinkbait. White bass slow on small jigs. Walleye slow. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B&K Bait House.

Tom Steed: October 12. Elevation normal, water 64. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, shad and stinkbait at 5-8 ft. along flats and brush structure. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.

Waurika: October 12. Elevation normal, water 71. Crappie slow on jigs around brush structure. Blue catfish slow on stinkbait and shad along shorelines. Report submitted by Chris Stover, game warden stationed in Stephens County.