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Oklahoma weekly fishing report
By Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation
Oct 12, 2017
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Northeast

Keystone: October 10. Elevation above normal, water muddy. Blue catfish good on cut bait below the dam and along channels. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois: Elevation normal, water 65 and clear. Trout fair on PowerBait below the dam. Stocking has been suspended till further notice due to water quality conditions. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

Sooner: October 10. Elevation normal, water murky. Striped bass and striped bass hybrids fair on live shad and slabs in the main lake. Blue and channel catfish slow on cut bait along channels. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.

Tenkiller: October 9. Elevation below normal, water 75 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits and plastic baits around brush structure, the main lake and points. White bass fair on hair jigs and in-line spinnerbaits in the main lake and along windy shorelines. Channel catfish good on punch bait and stinkbait at 17-21 ft. in the main lake and around points. Report submitted by Monte Brooks, Cookson. 

Northwest

Canton: October 7. Elevation below normal, water 69 and clear. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on crankbaits and slabs in the main lake. Report submitted by Mark Walker, game warden stationed in Blaine County.

Ft. Supply: October 10. Elevation normal, water murky. White bass and crappie slow on jigs in the main lake. Report submitted by Mark Reichenberger, game warden stationed in Woodward County.

Foss: October 9. Elevation 1/2 ft. below normal, water lower 70s and clear. Striped bass hybrids good on hard baits in shallow water. White bass fair in shallow water. Walleye fair on worms. Catfish fair on stinkbait near the north side. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House.

Southeast

Arbuckle: October 7. Elevation normal, water 76 and stained. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, jigs and plastic baits around brush structure. Crappie and green sunfish fair on minnows and jigs around brush structure, creek channels, docks and main lake. Channel catfish good on dough bait, minnows and punch bait in coves and baited holes. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: October 9. Elevation normal, water 79 and clear. Smallmouth, largemouth and spotted bass good on crankbaits, jerk baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure and rocks. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, dough bait and stinkbait around brush structure, rocks and shallows. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Broken Bow: October 8. Elevation below normal, water 84. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on bill baits, crankbaits, flukes and plastic baits around brush structure, points and standing timber. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush structure and standing timber. Blue, channel and flathead catfish being caught on cut bait in the main lake, around points and river mouth. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: October 8. Elevation normal, water murky. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass excellent on Alabama rigs, plastic baits and small lures in coves, along rocks, sandbars and standing timber. Crappie good on hair jigs and jigs in coves and around rocks. White bass fair on minnows along creek channels and standing timber. Report submitted by Cannon Harrison, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: October 8. Elevation normal, water 79. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs along the river channel and standing timber. Blue catfish slow on cut bait and shad below the dam. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Konawa: October 9. Elevation normal, water 80 and clear. Largemouth bass good on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, plastic baits and shad in the main lake, around points and river channel. Striped bass hybrids and white bass fair on crankbaits, live shad and spoons at the inlet, main lake and river channel. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait and dough bait in coves, the inlet and riprap. Report submitted by Garret Harley, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

Lower Mountain Fork: October 8. Elevation normal, water clear. Trout good on PowerBait and tube jigs along channels and rocks. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Lower Mountain Fork: October 5. Stocked approximately 2,700 rainbow trout on October 4. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the southeast region office.

McGee Creek: October 8. Elevation normal, water 78 and clear. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on spinnerbaits and topwater lures along creek channels, points and standing timber. Crappie slow on minnows along creek channels and standing timber. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Pine Creek: October 8. Elevation normal, water clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and plastic baits around brush structure and points. Crappie good on minnows around brush structure. Channel catfish excellent on cut bait in the main lake. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: October 8. Elevation normal, water stained. Largemouth bass excellent on crankbaits and spinnerbaits along creek channels, standing timber and weed beds. Crappie fair on minnows in coves, along creek channels and standing timber. Channel catfish good on juglines baited with live shad along flats and in the main lake. Report submitted by J.D. Stauffer, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: October 8. Elevation below normal, water 73. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on buzz baits, jerk baits, plastic baits, spinnerbaits, topwater lures and tube jigs around brush structure, points, rocks, shorelines, standing timber and weed beds. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush structure and standing timber. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, live bait, live shad and sunfish along channels, flats, the main lake and spillway. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: October 8. Elevation above normal, water clearing. Striped bass good on flukes, live shad and topwater lures along flats, in the main lake and around points. Blue catfish good on cut bait, dough bait, punch bait and shad below the dam, in the main lake, around points, riprap and river mouth. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around brush structure, docks, main lake and standing timber. Report submitted by Cody Jones, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: October 8. Elevation above normal, water 75 and stained. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits in the main lake and river channel. Blue catfish excellent on cut bait in the main lake. Crappie fair on minnows and tube jigs around brush structure, the main lake and river channel. Report submitted by James Williams, game warden stationed in LeFlore County.

Southwest

Tom Steed: October 9. Elevation above normal, water 68. Striped bass hybrids and white bass fair trolling crankbaits in the main lake and around points. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.

Waurika: October 10. Elevation normal, water 71. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait in the main lake, around points and shorelines. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around brush structure. Report submitted by Chris Stover, game warden stationed in Stephens County.