Southeastern Oklahoma Fishing Report

Arbuckle: August 29. Elevation 1/2 foot below normal, water 80, and clear.

Channel catfish good on dough bait and sponge bait around baited holes. Bass fair on topwater chug baits, shaky head jigs and small square billed crankbaits in shad pattern early and late in the day.

Crappie good on ice blue jigs and spoons around brush piles. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around docks. White bass schooling on top from the mountain tops to the dam. Sunfish good on fly-rods. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Broken Bow: August 28. Elevation below normal, water 86 and rising. Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass good on Alabama rig, crankbaits, and plastic baits around brush structure, points, and standing timber.

Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: August 28. Elevation normal, water 82 and murky. Blue and flathead catfish excellent on cut bait, hot dogs, live bait, live shad, shad, and worms below the dam, around dam, main lake, river mouth, and sandbar.

Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass good on Alabama rig, buzz baits, grass hoppers, and small lures around coves, riprap, and shorelines.

Striped bass slow on topwater lures below the dam, and around the dam and discharge. Report submitted by Cannon Harrison, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: August 28. Elevation below normal, water 86 and murky. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, live bait, punch bait, shad, stinkbait, and sunfish below the dam, and around channels, main lake, river channel, and shorelines.

Crappie fair on jigs and minnows below the dam, and around brush structure, channels, creek channels, main lake, river channel, shorelines, and standing timber. Report submitted by Andrew Potter, game warden stationed in Choctaw County.

Konawa: August 30. Elevation normal, water 90 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, jigs, and plastics around the main lake, points, and river channel.

Striped bass hybrids and white bass slow on Alabama rig, crankbaits, and live shad around coves, inlet, and river channel. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, shrimp, and worms around coves, inlet, riprap, and weed beds. Report submitted by Garret Harley, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

Lower Mountain Fork: August 28. Elevation normal, water clear. Rainbow trout good on caddis flies, PowerBait, and small lures around creek channels and spillway. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

McGee Creek: August 28. Elevation below normal, water 84. Largemouth and spotted bass slow on Alabama rig, crankbaits, and plastics around channels, flats, and points.

Crappie and white bass fair on minnows around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Pine Creek: August 28. Elevation below normal, water murky. Largemouth bass slow on buzz baits, crankbaits, and topwater lures around coves and creek channels.

Crappie fair on jigs and small lures around brush structure. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver and worms around dam. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: August 28. Elevation normal, water murky. Largemouth and spotted bass good on crankbaits, goldfish, grass hoppers, plastic baits, small lures, and topwater lures around brush structure, points, rocks, shorelines, and weed beds.

Blue, channel, and flathead catfish excellent on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, goldfish, hot dogs, minnows, shad, shrimp, and sunfish below the dam, and around channels, main lake, river mouth, and tailwater.

Bluegill, green, and redear sunfish good on crickets, grubs, jigs, small lures, and worms around coves, docks, sandbar, and shorelines. Report submitted by Logan Shimp, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: August 29. Elevation below normal, water 85. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on buzz baits, crankbaits, jerk bait, plastic baits, spinnerbaits, and topwater lures around brush structure, points, riprap, shorelines, standing timber, and weed beds.

Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, shad, and sunfish around creek channels, main lake, and shorelines. Crappie fair on jigs, minnows, and tube jigs around brush structure and standing timber.

Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: August 28. Elevation below normal, water 83. Striped bass good on live shad, slabs, and topwater around flats and main lake. White bass good on plastic baits, slabs, small lures, and topwater lures around flats and main lake.

Lake fishing is best early morning and late evenings, lots of smaller striped bass/white bass are surface feeding on small bait. The best locations for surface action is around Washita Point and Platter Flats during early mornings.

Larger striped bass are being caught with live shad. Channel catfish fair on cut bait and punch bait around inlet and shallows. Report submitted by Trey Hale, game warden stationed in Marshall County.

Wister: August 28. Elevation above normal, water cloudy. Largemouth and spotted bass good on bill baits, buzz baits, crankbaits, plastic baits, spinnerbaits, and topwater lures around brush structure, channels, coves, points, and shorelines.

Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, crawfish, cut bait, hot dogs, stinkbait, sunfish, and worms below the dam, around brush structure, channels, main lake, points, and standing timber.

Crappie good on jigs, minnows, small lures, and spinnerbaits below the dam, and around brush structure, channels, points, and standing timber. Report submitted by Thomas Gillham, game warden stationed in Le Flore County.

 

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