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Southeast Area Fishing Report for Dec 2 Featured

Written by  Thursday, 06 December 2018 09:44
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Arbuckle: December 2. Elevation normal, water 51 and clear to stained up creeks. Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair to good on Alabama rigs, crankbaits and jerk baits off rocky banks. Spotted bass slow. White bass excellent on War Eagle spoons off ledges in the main lake. Crappie good off docks very early in the morning and good at 45-50 ft. along ledges. Catfish being caught on juglines. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Broken Bow: November 30. Elevation normal, water 54. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, flukes and spoons around brush structure, points and standing timber. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, punch bait and worms along channels, in coves and river channel. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: December 1. Elevation normal, water murky. White bass excellent on minnows and jigs below the dam and along the dam. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs in coves, around docks and below bridges. Blue catfish fair on hotdogs, shad and worms below the dam, along the dam, main lake and river mouth. Report submitted by Cannon Harrison, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: November 30. Elevation normal, water 50 and murky. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, dough bait and shad below the dam, main lake and river channel. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs below the dam, around brush structure, main lake and river channel. Report submitted by Andrew Potter, game warden stationed in Choctaw County.

Konawa: November 29. Elevation normal, water 49 and clear. Largemouth bass good on Alabama rigs, crankbaits and plastic baits in the main lake, around points, river channel and weed beds. Striped bass hybrids and white bass fair on Alabama rigs, crankbaits and live shad in coves, main lake and river channel. Channel catfish slow on chicken liver and cut bait in coves, creek channels, inlet and riprap. Largemouth bass good on Alabama rigs at 7-10 ft. along weed lines and on deep diving crankbaits along ledges and drop-offs. Report submitted by Garret Harley, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

Lower Mountain Fork: December 4. Stocked approximately 2,700 rainbow trout on November 29. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the southeast region office.

Lower Mountain Fork: November 30. Elevation normal, water clear. Trout good on caddis flies, PowerBait and small lures along creek channels and spillway. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

McGee Creek: November 30. Elevation normal, water 56 and clear. Largemouth and spotted bass slow on crankbaits and plastic baits along creek channels and points. Crappie slow on minnows along channels, creek channels and standing timber. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Pine Creek: November 30. Elevation normal, water clear. Largemouth bass fair on jigs, spinnerbaits and spoons along channels and in coves. Crappie fair on small lures and spoons along creek channels and standing timber. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, punch bait and worms. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robber’s Cave: December 4. Stocked approximately 675 rainbow trout on November 29. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the southeast region office.

Robert S. Kerr: November 30. Elevation normal, water murky. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, dough bait, shad and stinkbait along inlet, river channel and river mouth. Crappie and white bass good on minnows and jigs along creek channels, inlet and standing timber. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Texoma: November 30. Elevation normal, water 54 and muddy. Fishing is good on the lake and below the dam. Dead sticking on the lake is good colors include (flukes) pink and white with orange heads. Blue catfish good on cut bait, live bait, live shad and shad below the dam and main lake. Below dam, fishing has been good for striper and blue cats, use casting cork and glitter flukes for striper and cut shad/drum for blues in early mornings. Striped bass good on flukes, live shad, sassy shad and slabs below the dam and main lake. Look for birds working for indicators of feeding stripers. Throw sassy shad with slow retrieve under working birds.  Crappie fair on live bait and tube jigs below the dam and around docks. Crappie being caught in 20-30 ft. of water on jigs under docks where structure is present. Report submitted by Trey Hale, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: November 30. Elevation normal, water cloudy. Largemouth bass good on bill baits, crankbaits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits along channels and standing timber. Blue catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, shad and stinkbait along channels and main lake. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around brush structure, channels and standing timber. Report submitted by Thomas Gillham, game warden stationed in LeFlore County.

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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