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Oklahoma weekly fishing report
By Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation
Jun 8, 2019
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Central 

Arcadia: Lake Arcadia is closed due to flooding. 

Draper: June 4. Elevation 6 ft. above normal, water 70 and murky but clearing. Crappie good on jigs and live bait around brush structure, docks and shorelines. Largemouth bass good on jigs, soft plastic baits and topwater lures in coves and along shorelines. Channel catfish fair on cut bait, worms and live sunfish in the main lake and around points. White bass excellent on grubs, in-line spinnerbaits, small spinnerbaits, crankbaits and gay blades along the dam and main lake. Report submitted by Jimmy Scott. 

Hefner: June 2. Elevation above normal, water 72 and clearing. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, hotdogs, PowerBait and worms around brush structure, dam and shorelines. White bass fair on grubs, in-line spinnerbaits and sassy shad in coves, along riprap and spillway. Walleye good on crankbaits, sassy shad and worms along flats, riprap and spillway. Report submitted by Tim Campbell, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.

Overholser: June 4. Elevation above normal, water 75 and clearing. Striped bass hybrids fair on chicken liver, crawfish and shrimp in the main lake. Channel and blue catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait and worms in the main ke and riprap. Report submitted by Mark Murray, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County. 

Thunderbird: June 2. Elevation above normal, water 74 and clearing. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut bait and worms along the dam, main lake and riprap. Saugeye fair on crankbaits along flats and points. Report submitted by Zach Paulk, game warden stationed in Cleveland County. 

Wes Watkins: June 4. Elevation above normal, water muddy. Channel and blue catfish good on punch bait, shrimp and worms along riprap and shorelines. Flathead catfish fair on live bait along shorelines. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed in Pottawatomie County. 

Northeast 

Bell Cow: June 4. Elevation above normal, water 76 and muddy. Channel catfish fair on minnows, punch bait, stinkbait and worms along shorelines. Crappie slow on minnows around docks. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County. 

Birch: June 1. Elevation 22 ft. above normal, water 70s and murky. All the access to the lake is flooded the only way to get to the water is along the face of the dam. The road on the north side of the dam is still closed due to water being in the spillway. Channel, blue and flathead catfish slow on cut bait and worms along the dam. Report submitted by Ryan Walker, game warden stationed in Osage County. 

Carl Blackwell: June 3. Elevation rising, water 73 and murky. Crappie good on minnows, jigs and tube jigs in the main lake. Striped bass hybrids slow on crankbaits, cut bait, grubs, minnows and spinnerbaits in the discharge, main lake and spillway. Report submitted by Emily Long, game warden stationed in Payne County. 

Chandler: June 4. Elevation above normal, water 77 and muddy. Channel catfish slow on punch bait and stinkbait along the dam and shorelines. Largemouth bass slow on crankbaits and plastic baits around brush structure. Crappie slow on minnows along the dam. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County. 

Copan: May 31. Elevation 22 ft. above normal, water 60s and muddy. All boat ramps and camping areas are closed due to flooding. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, shad, sunfish and worms below the dam and along riprap. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County. 

Eucha: June 2. Elevation above normal, water mid-70s and stained. Crappie and white bass fair on crankbaits, hair jigs, jigs and minnows around brush structure, docks, main lake and points. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, jigs, spinnerbaits and topwater lures in coves, around docks, points, riprap and shorelines. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, shad and worms around docks, points and riprap. Report submitted by Cody Morris, game warden stationed in Delaware County. 

Grand: June 3. Elevation above normal, water 70 and stained. The lake is still flooded and full of debris and hazards. Please use extreme caution while boating. Check out the Facebook pages GrandFishingReport.com and Grand River Dam Authority for lake and fishing updates. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around brush structure, docks and main lake. White bass good on jigs in the main lake and river channel. Blue catfish good on shad along shallows and standing timber. Report submitted by Marni Loftis, game warden stationed in Delaware County. 

Greenleaf: June 3. Elevation normal, water 73. Greenleaf Lake and State Park is accessible from all directions. At this time until further notice the lake and park will close at 9 p.m. Largemouth bass good on buzz baits, spinnerbaits and topwater lures along shallows and weed beds. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver and cut bait along shallows. Report submitted by Marvin Stanley, game warden stationed in Muskogee County. 

Hudson: June 2. Elevation above normal, water upper 60s and muddy. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush structure and docks. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, jigs and plastic baits in the main lake, around points and shorelines. Blue catfish good on shad and cut bait in the main lake and river channel. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Mayes County. 

Hulah: May 31. Elevation 31 ft. above normal, water 60s and muddy. All boat ramps and camping areas are closed due to flooding. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on shad, stinkbait, sunfish and worms below the dam and along riprap. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County. 

Kaw: June 4. Elevation 33 ft. above normal, water low 70s and muddy. White bass, striped bass and striped bass hybrids fair on crankbaits, jigs, lipless baits and live shad below the dam, main lake and submerged islands. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on crawfish, cut bait, live bait, live shad, minnows, shad, shrimp, stinkbait, sunfish and worms below the dam, along flats, shallows and shorelines. Paddlefish fair snagging below the dam. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Kay County. 

Keystone: May 30. Elevation above normal, water muddy. Channel and blue catfish fair on chicken liver and worms around shorelines. Flood conditions continue at Keystone, water levels have fluctuated but are still extremely high. Some finding fish in flooded areas when water is rising. Fishing slow when water falls. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County. 

Lower Illinois: May 31. Elevation above normal, water 57 and clear at the dam and murky down river near Watts unit and below. Trout fair on caddis flies, in-line spinnerbaits, midges, nymphs, PowerBait and worms below the dam and slow at the Watts area. Report submitted by Jerry Henry, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County. 

Oologah: June 2. Elevation 26 ft. above normal and slowly falling, water 68 and muddy. All Corps campgrounds and boat ramps are still closed. Area below the dam is still closed. Blue and channel catfish fair on chicken liver and cut bait along flooded fields. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County. 

Skiatook: June 1. Elevation above normal, water 60s and dirty. All boat ramps are closed as of 6 p.m. on June 1st. Channel and blue catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, stinkbait and worms along shorelines and flooded vegetation. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County. 

Sooner: June 2. Elevation above normal, water murky. Striped bass hybrids slow on live shad in the main lake. Saugeye good on crankbaits, cut bait and worms in the main lake. Blue catfish fair on cut bait and live bait in the discharge and main lake. Report submitted by Stephen Paul, game warden stationed in Noble County. 

Spavinaw: June 2. Elevation above normal, water mid-70s and stained. Crappie and white bass fair on crankbaits, hair jigs, jigs and minnows around brush structure, discharge, docks, main lake and points. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, jigs, spinnerbaits and topwater lures in coves, around docks, points, riprap and shorelines. Blue and channel catfish fair on chicken liver, shad and worms in the discharge, around points and riprap. Report submitted by Cody Morris, game warden stationed in Delaware County. 

Tenkiller: June 3. Elevation rising, water murky. As of Monday, June 3, Lake Tenkiller is 24 ft. above normal and rising with levels expected to be 27 ft. by the weekend. There are no open Corps ramps and intent anglers have to use roads to attempt launching with very little parking space. Use extreme caution due to submerged obstacles and unknown road drop-offs. For those who manage to get on the water, largemouth bass are king in the flooded timber with lots of action on many bait types. White bass are schooling at night to submerged lights or lantern fishing. USE EXTREME CAUTION with the current flood stage lake level. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass excellent on jigs and big soft plastic baits around brush structure, points, shorelines, standing timber and weed beds. White bass good on minnows in the main lake at night with lights. Report submitted by Brady May, game warden stationed in Cherokee County. 

Webbers Falls: June 3. Elevation above normal and dropping, water 70. Webbers Falls is still above flood stage at this time. Use extreme caution when fishing from the bank and boating.  Blue catfish slow on cut bait, hair jigs, live bait and live shad along the dam and inlet. Report submitted by Marvin Stanley, game warden stationed in Muskogee County. 

Northwest 

Canton: June 1. Elevation above normal, water clear. Channel catfish good on minnows and shad along riprap. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on crankbaits and slabs in the main lake. Report submitted by Mark Walker, game warden stationed in Blaine County. 

Foss: June 3. Elevation 4 3/4 ft. above normal with two gates open at 1 1/2 ft., water mid-60s. Swim beach closed due to high water. All boat ramps are open except Buffalo Bend. All courtesy dock walk ways are under water. Be cautious while loading and unloading your boat. With the gates open fishing should improve.  Catfish fair to good on rod-and-reel with live bait and on trotlines baited with cut bait. Striped bass hybrids slow on live bait. Walleye slow. Bass fair. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House. 

Ft. Supply: June 3. Elevation above normal, water murky. Due to the flooding much of the lake is Inaccessible. Fishing activity has slowed as a result. Channel catfish slow on stinkbait along shorelines. Report submitted by Mark Reichenberger, game warden stationed in Woodward County. 

Southeast 

Arbuckle: June 2. Elevation 2 1/3 ft. above normal, water 73 and stained. Largemouth bass good on topwater lures early morning and on shaky head lures. Smallmouth bass fair on topwater lures early morning, before 8 a.m. Crappie good around docks and on chartreuse jigs around brush piles in the lake. White bass surfacing in mid-lake areas. Report submitted by Jack Melton. 

Blue River: June 5. Elevation above normal, water 71 and stained. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, dough bait and stinkbait along channels. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on buzz baits, crankbaits and plastic baits around brush structure, channels, creek channels and inlet. Trout slow on in-line spinnerbaits, PowerBait and spoons along channels and right below falls behind current breaks. Report submitted by Ethan Lovelace, technician at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area. 

Broken Bow: May 31. Elevation above normal, water 71. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on Alabama rigs, crankbaits and flukes around brush structure and points. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County. 

Eufaula: May 31. Elevation rising, water 76 and murky. Striped bass, white bass and striped bass hybrids good on flukes, plastic baits, sassy shad and spoons below the dam. Blue and channel catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait and shad below the dam. Crappie fair on minnows, tube jigs and small lures below the dam and around docks. Report submitted by Jake Bersche, game warden stationed in McIntosh County. 

Hugo: May 31. Elevation above normal, water 64 and murky. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish excellent on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, live bait, punch bait, shad and stinkbait below the dam, and around channels, main lake, river channel, and shorelines. Crappie good on jigs and minnows below the dam and around brush structure, channels, main lake, river channel and standing timber. Largemouth and spotted bass good on bill baits, lipless baits, live bait, plastics and small lures around brush structure, channels, main lake, riprap, river channel, shorelines and standing timber. Report submitted by Andrew Potter, game warden stationed in Choctaw County. 

Konawa: May 30. Elevation normal, water 74 and murky. Largemouth bass excellent on crankbaits, jigs, plastics and topwater around main lake, points, river channel and weed beds. Striped bass hybrids and white bass good on crankbaits, live shad and spoons around main lake and river channel. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait and stinkbait around coves, riprap and weed beds. Report submitted by Garret Harley, game warden stationed in Seminole County. 

Lower Mountain Fork: May 31. Elevation normal, water clear. Trout good on caddis flies, PowerBait, small lures and tube jigs below the dam and along the spillway. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County. 

McGee Creek: May 31. Elevation normal, water 72 and murky. Largemouth and spotted bass good on crankbaits, jigs, plastic baits and topwater lures around brush structure, main lake, points, rocks and shorelines. Crappie and white bass goo don minnows at 12-18 ft. around standing timber. Channel and flathead catfish fair on goldfish and sunfish along creek channels, points and river channel. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Atoka County. 

Murray: June 4. Elevation above normal, water 75 and clear. Smallmouth bass good on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, jigs, plastic baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure, in coves, along flats, points, riprap and rocks. Report submitted by Jaylen Flynn, game warden stationed in Carter County. 

Pine Creek: May 31. Elevation above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and flukes along creek channels and standing timber. Crappie slow on jigs around brush structure and channels. Channel catfish good on hotdogs and punch bait along the spillway. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County. 

Robert S. Kerr: May 31. Elevation normal, water murky. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on cut bait, dough bait, live bait, stinkbait and sunfish along channels, creek channels, river channel and river mouth. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Haskell County. 

Sardis: May 31. Elevation normal, water 74. Largemouth and spotted bass good on buzz baits, crankbaits, jigs, plastics, spinnerbaits and topwater lures around brush structure, points, riprap, rocks, shorelines, standing timber and weed beds. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, live shad, shad and sunfish around channels, flats, main lake and shorelines. Crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs, minnows and tube jigs around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County. 

Texoma: May 31. Elevation rising, water 73 and muddy. The lake is still on the rise. Striped bass very good on Alabama rigs, cut bait, live shad and plastic baits below the dam, along flats and main lake. Striper also hitting artificial lures on wind-blown points. Gizzard shad is the best cut bait for stripers. Target 20-40 ft. of water for striper. Blue catfish good on cut bait, punch bait and shad below the dam, along creek channels and river channel. Blue cats hitting cut bait along river channels or on windblown banks. Crappie fair on jigs, live bait and minnows around brush structure, creek channels and discharge. Crappie have been biting fair under docks but with the high water crappie fishing has been spotty. Report submitted by Trey Hale, game warden stationed in Bryan County. 

Wister: May 31. Elevation above normal, water cloudy. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on bill baits, buzz baits, crankbaits, plastic baits, spinnerbaits and topwater lures along channels, points, shallows and shorelines. Blue and channel catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, hotdogs, punch bait, shad and stinkbait below the dam, along channels and main lake. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs below the dam, around brush structure, channels and standing timber. Report submitted by Thomas Gillham, game warden stationed in LeFlore County. 

Southwest 

Altus-Lugert: June 2. Elevation normal, water 70 and clear. Walleye, crappie and white bass fair on bill baits, jerk baits, jigs, minnows and crankbaits below the dam, along the dam and rocks. Channel catfish fair on stinkbait and worms below the dam and along river channel. Report submitted by Brandon Lehrman, game warden stationed in Greer County. 

Ellsworth: June 2. Elevation above normal with three floodgates open, water 71 and murky. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait, punch bait and shad below the dam and main lake. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush structure, docks and rocks. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County. 

Ft. Cobb: June 4. Elevation above normal, water 60s and murky. Channel and blue catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait and stinkbait along channels, creek channels and shorelines. Report submitted by Brayden Hicks, game warden stationed in Caddo County. 

Lawtonka: June 2. Elevation above normal, water 73 and clear. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait and shad in the main lake and around points. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County. 

Tom Steed: June 3. Elevation above normal, water 70. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait and punch bait along channels, points and rocks. Saugeye, striped bass hybrids and white bass fair on crankbaits and jigs in the main lake points and trolling  deep diving crankbaits. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County. 

Waurika: May 31. Elevation above normal, water upper 60s and murky. Largemouth bass good on small lures, spinnerbaits and spoons along shorelines and standing timber. Crappie good on minnows and tube jigs around docks and rocks. Striped bass hybrids fair on cut bait, minnows and shad along channels and dam. Report submitted by Matt Farris, game warden stationed in Jefferson County.