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Oklahoma weekly fishing report
By Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation
Jan 12, 2017
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CENTRAL
 
Hefner: January 10. Elevation below normal, water 46 and clear. Channel catfish fair on cut bait along the dam. Crappie being caught on minnows and jigs along the dam. White bass slow on grubs and jigs along the dam. Report submitted by Lucky Lure Tackle.
 
Overholser: January 9. Elevation below normal, water murky to muddy. Crappie, striped bass hybrids and white bass slow on jigs around docks. Blue and channel catfish slow on cut bait in the main lake. Fishing varies from day to day due to the weather. The winter storm coming in could affect the fishing later in the week. Report submitted by Vince Mesis, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.
 
NORTHEAST
 
Ft. Gibson: January 9. Elevation below normal, water 38 and clear. Crappie slow on minnows and tube jigs at 25-30 ft. around docks. Paddlefish good in the river channel. Report submitted by Rick Stafford, Wagoner.
 
Grand: January 9. Elevation normal, water 45 and slightly stained. Crappie good on jigs and 2 1/2 inch electric blue crappie kickers around brush structure and docks. White bass fair on sassy shad and pear or firecracker GoGo minnows in coves and the river channel. Blue and channel catfish good on shad along channels and in coves. Report submitted by Marni Loftis, game warden stationed in Delaware County.
 
Keystone: January 10. Elevation below normal, water 40. Largemouth bass good on jerk baits in coves and creek channels. Crappie excellent on jigs at 12 ft. around brush structure and docks. Blue catfish slow on cut bait along the river channel. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.
 
Lower Illinois: January 8. Elevation normal, water 50 and clear. Trout good on jerk bait and PowerBait below the dam, along creek channels, spillway and Watts area. Report submitted by Jerry Henry, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.
 
Perry CCC: January 9. Elevation normal, water murky. Trout good on in-line spinnerbaits, PowerBait and small lures along creek channels and the main lake. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.
 
Sooner: January 9. Elevation normal, water clear. Striped bass hybrids, striped bass and white bass fair on live shad, sassy shad and topwater lures in the discharge and main lake. Blue catfish fair on cut bait along channels. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.
 
NORTHWEST
 
Ft. Supply: January 10. Elevation below normal, water icy. White bass and crappie slow on jigs and Kastmaster lures along the dam. The fish being caught at the intake are mainly small. Report submitted by Mark Reichenberger, game warden stationed in Woodward County.
 
Foss: January 9. Elevation 3 1/2 ft. below normal, water low 40s. Striped bass hybrids fair on slabs at 30 ft. Walleye fair on live bait. Crappie fair on jigs around the marina. Catfish slow on stinkbait. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House.
 
SOUTHEAST
 
Arbuckle: January 9. Elevation 2 ft. below normal, water 48 and clear to stained. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, jerk baits and jigs around docks, the main lake, bluff up Buckhorn Creek and rocks. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around brush structure and docks. White bass good on spoons along creek channels and the main lake. Snow has limited the fishing this week. Report submitted by Jack Melton.
 
Blue River: January 9. Elevation normal, water 44 and clear. Trout good on caddis flies, in-line spinnerbaits, zebra midges, yellow garlic scented PowerBait woolly buggers, spoons and Frenchies along channels and deeper water around current and below riffles. Stocked about 4,000 rainbow trout on January 5. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait and punch bait along channels, rocks and deeper pools. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.
 
Durant: January 10. Elevation normal, water clear. Largemouth bass and crappie slow on jigs and plastic baits in the main lake. Channel catfish slow on cut bait and stinkbait in the main lake. Report submitted by Michael Ward, Lake Ranger.
 
Eufaula: January 8. Elevation below normal, water clear. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around docks and standing timber. Striped bass, striped bass hybrids and white bass fair on minnows and shad below the dam. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on cut bait, live bait and shad along channels, the main lake and river channel. Report submitted by Terry Springwater, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.
 
Hugo: January 8. Elevation below normal, water 42. Blue and channel catfish slow on shad below the dam. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw County.
 
Konawa: January 8. Elevation normal, water 42 and clear. Largemouth bass slow on crankbaits, lipless baits and plastic baits in the discharge and around points. Report submitted by Dale Stites, game warden stationed in Okfuskee County.
 
Lower Mountain Fork: January 8. Elevation normal, water clear. Trout excellent on PowerBait and small lures along creek channels and rocks. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.
 
McGee Creek: January 8. Elevation 5 ft. below normal, water 48 and clear. Largemouth and spotted bass slow on jigs and plastic baits around points. Report submitted by Larry Luman, game warden stationed in Atoka County.
 
Pine Creek: January 8. Elevation normal, water clear. Largemouth and spotted bass good on plastic baits and spoons in coves and creek channels. Crappie good on jigs along channels. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait along creek channels and the main lake. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.
 
Robert S. Kerr: January 8. Elevation normal, water stained. Crappie fair on jigs around brush structure, creek channels and standing timber. Largemouth bass slow on suspended rogues in the river channel. Blue, channel and flathead catfish slow on juglines baited with live shad in the river channel and river mouth. Report submitted by J.D. Stauffer, game warden stationed in Haskell County.
 
Texoma: January 10. Elevation normal, water stained.

Enrique Enns caught the new lake record white bass on January 1 at Texoma Lake. It weighed 3.6 pounds and was 18 inches long.

Striped and white bass good on flukes, hair jigs, jerk baits, shad and topwater lures below the dam, in the main lake, around points and riprap. Blue and channel catfish fair on minnows and jigs below the dam, around brush structure, in coves, the main lake and standing timber. Report submitted by Cody Jones, game warden stationed in Bryan County.
 
SOUTHWEST
 
Ellsworth: January 8. Elevation below normal, water murky. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, punch bait and shad in the main lake and around points. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.
 
Lawtonka: January 8. Elevation below normal, water clear. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.
 
Waurika: January 8. Elevation normal, water murky. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, shad and stinkbait in the main lake, around points and shorelines. Reports submitted by Chris Stover, game warden stationed in Stephens County.