Thursday, June 9, 2016

Oklahoma Weekly Fishing Report 6/09/2016

CENTRAL

Arcadia: June 7. Elevation normal, 79 and clearing. Largemouth bass good on swim baits at 5-8 ft. in the back of coves. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 7 -9 ft. around rock piles near the dam. Channel and blue catfish good on cut shad, punch bait and crayfish around rocky points and along the dam. White bass fair on slabs at 12-15 ft. along submerged humps. Report submitted by Mark Murray, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.

Draper: June 5. Elevation below normal, water 79 and stained. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around docks. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut bait and shad alone riprap. Largemouth bass good on Alabama rigs and plastic baits around points.  Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.

Overholser: June 7. Elevation normal, water murky to muddy. Striped bass hybrids and white bass slow on crayfish, cut bait and jigs in the main lake, along riprap, around points and in the discharge. Blue and channel catfish slow on live bait, cut bait, stinkbait and chicken liver in the main lake, along shorelines, around points and in the discharge. Carp good on dough bait and worms along channels. Drum and buffalo are also biting in the discharge area on the same baits as carp. Report submitted by Vince Mesis, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.

Thunderbird: June 5. Elevation above normal, water 79 and stained. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around docks. Saugeye good on crankbaits and plastic baits around points and rocks. Largemouth bass good on Alabama rigs and plastic baits around points. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut bait and shrimp along riprap. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.

Wes Watkins: June 6. Elevation normal, water 80s and clear. Channel and blue catfish fair on chicken liver, punch bait and worms at 4-5 ft. along riprap. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed in Pottawatomie County.

NORTHEAST

Birch: June 6. Elevation normal, water upper 70s and murky. Crappie and white bass fair on minnows and jigs around brush structure and docks. Striped bass hybrids good on crankbaits in the main lake. Report submitted by Ryan Walker, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Copan: June 5. Elevation above normal, water 60s and clearing. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, worms and shad at 4-8 ft. below the dam and along riprap. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Dripping Springs: June 7. Elevation normal, water 79 and clear. Channel and flathead catfish good on live bait and sunfish at 10-12 ft. In the main lake. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 15 ft. Around docks and in the main lake. Report submitted by Jaime Cheatwood, City of Okmulgee.

Eucha: June 5. Elevation normal, water 70s and clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, jigs and plastic baits in the main lake, around points and restaurant sure. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-20 ft. around docks and brush structure. Bluegill good on crickets along weed beds, riprap and shorelines. Channel catfish fair on cut bait and shad along riprap and flats. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Delaware County.

Ft. Gibson: June 6. Elevation above normal, water 74 and stained. Blue catfish good on live shad and chicken liver at 25-35 ft. along the river channel and in the main lake. White bass good on in-line spinnerbaits and small lures at 6-10 ft. around points and along shorelines. Largemouth bass good on plastic baits, top water lures and crawfish at 5-15 ft. around points and rocks. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-15 ft. around brush structure and socks. Report submitted by Rick Stafford, Ft. Gibson.

Grand: June 6. Elevation above normal, water 75 and stained. Crappie good on GoGo minnows and Crappie Kickers at 10 ft. around docks and brush structure. White bass good on spoons, GoGo minnows and shad rap along creek channels, the main lake and Honey Creek. Blue and channel catfish good on shad and sunfish below the dam and along rocks. Report submitted by Marni Loftis, game warden stationed in Delaware County.

Greenleaf: June 7. Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water clear. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits, crankbaits and worms along moss beds, structure and creek channels. Catfish good on fresh cut bait. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around fishing dock and brush structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

Hudson: June 7. Elevation ½ ft. above normal, water 70. Channel and blue catfish good on chicken liver, worms and shad at 6-13 ft. below the dam, along shorelines and the river channel. Largemouth bass good on buzz baits, topwater lures, spinnerbaits and plastic baits at 4-8 ft. around brush structure, weed beds and along shorelines. Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Mayes County.

Hulah: June 5. Elevation above normal, water 60s and clearing. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, shad and worms at 4-8 ft. along riprap, flats, and below the dam. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Kaw: June 7. Elevation above normal, water 72 and murky. Blue, flathead and channel catfish good on cut bait, worms and shad at 2-8 ft. below the dam, along flats and rocks. Striped bass, striped bass hybrids and white bass fair on live shad, sassy shad, topwater lures and hair jigs below the dam. Crappie excellent on jigs and tube jigs at 3-6 ft. below the dam. Walleye slow on sassy shad below the dam. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Kay County.

Keystone: June 6. Elevation above normal, water 63. Striped bass good on shad along channels. Blue catfish good on cut bait along channels. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush structure. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois: June 5. Elevation normal, water 56 and turbid. Trout fair on PowerBait, worms and nymphs at 1-5 ft. below the dam and at Watts WMA. Report submitted by Jerry Henry, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

Okmulgee: June 7. Elevation normal, water 80 and clear. Channel catfish good on live bait at 20 ft. In the main lake. Report submitted by Jaime Cheatwood, City of Okmulgee.

Oologah: June 5. Elevation 5 ft. above normal and falling slowly, water 70 and murky. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 6-10 ft. around brush structure and standing timber. White bass fair on crankbaits at 5-15 ft. trolling the main lake points. Channel and blue catfish fair on chicken liver and worms at 4-8 ft.  along rocks. Blue catfish fair on live bait, sunfish and shad on bottom below the dam. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits at 3-6 ft. around brush structure. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.

Skiatook: June 6. Elevation above normal, water mid-70s and clear. Striped bass hybrids and white bass fair on live has at 5-15 ft. in the main lake. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Sooner: June 7. Elevation normal, water clear. Striped bass and striped bass hybrids good online shad, sassy shad and slabs in the discharge and main lake. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut bait along channels and around points. Saugeye good on crankbaits at 7-10 ft. in the main lake. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.

Spavinaw: June 5. Elevation normal, water 70s. Largemouth bass fair on jigs and crankbaits around brush structure, rocks and points. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush structure, docks and above the dam. Bluegill good on crickets and worms along weed beds, shorelines and docks. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Delaware County.

Tenkiller: June 5. Elevation 5 ft. above normal, water 75 and clear. Largemouth bass smallmouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and plastic baits at 5-15 ft. around brush structure, points and creek channels. White bass fair trolling deep running crankbaits and on spoons and hair jigs at 5-20 ft. when surfacing in the main lake, in coves and around points. Crappie fair trolling deep running crankbaits and on hair jigs, minnows and tube jigs at 5-20 ft. around docks and brush structure. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on flip-flops baited with cut bait, worms and shrimp at 10-40 ft. in the main lake, along flats, creek channels and points and on stink air at 17-20 ft around points. Report submitted by Monte Brooks, Cookson.

Webbers Falls: June 7. Elevation 4 ft. above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits and crankbaits along creek channels, riprap and brush structure. Catfish good on sunfish and fresh cut bait around bridges and brush structure. Crappie fair around bridges and brush structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

NORTHWEST

Canton: June 4. Elevation normal, water clear. Channel catfish fair on crickets and minnows at 2-10 ft. along the riprap. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on crankbaits at 8-15 ft. in the main lake. Report submitted by Mark Walker, game warden stationed in Blaine County.

Foss: June 7. Elevation 3 1/2 ft. below normal, water 75. Striped bass hybrids good on live bait. Walleye fair on worms. White bass fair on live bait. Crappie slow around the marina. Catfish good on trotlines baited with liver and stinkbait. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House.

Ft. Supply: June 7. Elevation normal, water clear. White bass and crappie fair on jigs in the main lake. Report submitted by Mark Reichenberger, game warden stationed in Woodward County.

SOUTHEAST

Arbuckle: June 6. Elevation dropping, water 71 and stained. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on buzz baits, crankbaits, topwater lures and worm tipped jig heads from the surface to 14 ft. in coves, in the main lake and along rocks. Crappie, bluegill and sunfish good at 23 ft. along creek channels, brush structure and docks. White bass slow on crankbaits, lipless baits, jigs and small lures from the surface to 22 ft. in the main lake and around points. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Broken Bow: June 5. Elevation normal, water 73. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on flukes and plastic baits at 10-15 ft. around brush structure, standing timber and points. Channel, flathead and blue catfish good on chicken liver, worms, cut bait and live bait at 5-10 ft. along channels, the river channel and in coves. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: June 5. Elevation 2 1/2 ft. above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass good on plastic baits, bill baits and spinnerbaits at 2-10 ft. along riprap, docks and points. White bass good on jigs at 6-12 ft.  below the dam, around points and along flats. Blue catfish fair on shad, chicken liver, worms and stinkbait at 2-10 ft. below the dam, along rocks and flats. Crappie fair on minnows, grubs and tube jigs at 5-18 ft. around docks, standing timber and riprap. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: June 5. Elevation above normal, water 74. Blue catfish fair on shad and cut bait at 3-10 ft. below the dam. Crappie fair on jigs at 5-15 ft. below the dam. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.

Konawa: June 5. Elevation normal, water 81 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on jerk baits, crank baits and plastic baits at 6-12 ft. in the discharge, along weed beds, and around points. White bass slow on crankbaits, worms and slabs at 8-16 ft. in the discharge and in the main lake. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, worms, cut bait and stinkbait at 6-10 ft.  in the discharge, the inlet and around points. Report submitted by Tyler Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

Lower Mountain Fork: June 5. Elevation above normal, water 69 and clear. Trout fair on worms and plastic baits along creek channels. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Murray: June 7. Elevation above normal, water 72 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on flukes, weed beds and points from the surface to 15 ft. along rocks, weed beds and around points. White bass fair on jigs, sassy shad and crankbaits at 4-15 ft. in the main lake, around points and along creek channels. Crappie fair on minnows, jigs, small lures and tube jigs at 5-15 ft. along weed beds, docks and brush structure. Channel catfish fair on worms, shrimp, shad and cut bait at 3-10 ft. along riprap, brush structure and rocks. Report submitted by Jeremy Brothers, game warden stationed in Carter County.

Pine Creek: June 5. Elevation above normal, water 71 and murky. Crappie good on minnows around brush structure and along flats. Channel catfish good on cut bait along channels and in the main lake. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and plastic baits around points. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: June 5. Elevation normal, water murky. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on Alabama rigs, flukes and bill baits along weed beds, around points and rocks. Blue, channel and flathead catfish excellent on cut bait, live bait, shad and stinkbait along flats, river channels and the inlet. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: June 6. Elevation above normal, water 74. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait and shad at 6-12 ft. along channels, in the main lake and in coves. Largemouth and spotted bass good on bill baits, spinnerbaits, plastic baits and in-line spinnerbaits at 3-10 ft. around brush structure, weed beds and points. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 5-10 ft. around brush structure and standing timber. Flathead catfish slow on sunfish at 6-12 ft. along shorelines. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: June 5. Elevation above normal, water 71 and muddy. Lake elevation has closed most ramps. Striped bass slow on live shad at 20 ft. along channels, the river channel and in the main lake. Most striped bass are small in the 8 to 10 inch range with the occasional 5 pound fish; the lake has an abundance of shad and the best fishing is in daylight. White bass fair live shad at 5-20 ft. in the main lake, the river channel and shallows. White bass fishing is better than it has been in recent years most being caught are around 1 pound. Blue and channel catfish good on live shad and cut bait along channels, the river channel and at the river mouth. Largemouth bass low on plastic baits, jigs, spinnerbaits and crankbaits around brush structure and along shallows. Report submitted by Bob Wingo, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister:June 6. Elevation normal, water murky. Largemouth bass good on buzz baits, spinnerbaits and plastic baits at 2-10 ft. around brush structure and points. Crappie excellent on minnows and WSD jig heads with Timmy Tom's in assorted colors at 2-10 ft. around brush structure and along creek channels. Flathead catfish good on live bait at 8-15 ft. along the river channel and below the dam. Report submitted by Randy Fennell, game warden stationed in LeFlore County.

SOUTHWEST

Ellsworth: June 6. Elevation above normal, water 69 and murky. One floodgate is open. Saugeye fair on sassy shad and crankbaits in the main lake and around points. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, shad and punch bait around points and along flats. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.

Ft. Cobb: June 2. Elevation normal,water 73. Saugeye fair on jigs, worms and crankbaits around points and in the main lake. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, shrimp and cut bait in coves and along flats. Report submitted by John Grellner, game warden stationed in Caddo County.

Lawtonka: June 6. Elevation above normal, water clear. Saugeye and white bass fair on cranks its and sassy shad along flats, around points and in the main lake. Channel and blue catfish slow on shad and cut bait around points and in coves. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.

Tom Steed: June 7. Elevation normal, water 66 and murky. White and striped bass good trolling minnows, jigs and chartreuse crankbaits. Channel catfish good on punch bait at 2-4 ft. near rocks. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.

Waurika: June 5. Elevation normal, water 64. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush structure and rocks. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, shrimp, shad and stinkbait in the main lake and along shorelines. Striped bass hybrids slow on flukes, sassy shad and lipless baits in the main lake. Report submitted by Chris Stover, game warden stationed in Stephens County.