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Southeast area lake report for Jan 16 Featured

Written by  Wednesday, 16 January 2019 21:25
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Arbuckle: January 12. Elevation normal, water 47 and stained to muddy. Bass slow. Crappie fair on spoons in mid-lake area. White bass fair on white spoons at 34-56 ft. off drop-offs. Cold rainy weather has hampered fishing. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Broken Bow: January 11. Elevation above normal, water 56. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on crankbaits, jigs and spoons around points and standing timber. Blue and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, live bait and sunfish in the main lake, around points and shelfs. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: January 11. Elevation above normal, water murky. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, hair jigs and plastic baits around brush structure, main lake and standing timber. Crappie good on jigs, minnows, small lures and tube jigs around brush structure, dam, docks and standing timber. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on cut bait, hot dogs, shad and sunfish below the dam, along channels, dam, flats, main lake and river channel. Report submitted by Jake Bersche, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: January 11. Elevation above normal, water 50 and murky. Lake elevation continues to be above normal with gate openings at Hugo Dam expected to continue. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, dough bait, live bait and shad below the dam, main lake and river channel. Crappie good on minnows and jigs below the dam, around brush structure, channels, main lake, river channel and standing timber. Crappie fishing below the dam remains good. Report submitted by Andrew Potter, game warden stationed in Choctaw County.

Konawa: January 10. Elevation normal, water 45 and murky. Largemouth bass fair on Alabama rigs, crankbaits and plastic baits in the main lake, around points, river channel and weed beds. Striped bass hybrids and white bass slow 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 and weed beds. Report submitted by Garret Harley, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

Lower Mountain Fork: January 11. Elevation normal, water cloudy. Trout good on caddis flies, small lures and tube jigs along shallows and spillway. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Lower Mountain Fork: January 10. Stocked approximately 1,800 rainbow trout on January 10. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the southeast region office.

McGee Creek: January 11. Elevation 4 ft. above normal, water 51. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on flukes, jerk baits and plastic baits along flats, points and standing timber. Channel catfish slow on chicken liver, dough bait and stinkbait along creek channels and inlet. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Pine Creek: January 11. Elevation above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass good on plastic baits and spoons in the main lake and around points. Crappie slow on jigs and spoons around brush structure. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait and stinkbait in the main lake. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robbers Cave: January 10. Stocked approximately 340 rainbow trout on January 10. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the southeast region office.

Robert S. Kerr: January 11. Elevation above normal, water 45 and muddy. Blue catfish good on shad along flats and around points. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs along creek channels. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

Sardis: January 15. Elevation above normal, water 53. Largemouth and spotted bass slow on bill baits, jigs, plastic baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure, points, rocks, shorelines and tailwater. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait and shad along channels and main lake. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: January 16. Elevation above normal, water 46 and muddy. Lake levels are high and water is muddy, striped bass are still biting via dead sticking method on flukes rigged as a single or Alabama rig. Use electronics to locate active schools of fish and suspend baits at appropriate depths. Striped bass good on Alabama rigs, flukes and live shad in the main lake. Blue catfish fair on cut bait and shad below the dam, along the dam, discharge, main lake and river mouth. Juglines are productive for blue cat on the main lake , below dam blue cats are biting shad/ cut bait. Crappie are slow below docks with the muddy water use dark colored jigs for best results. Crappie slow on jigs, live bait and tube jigs around brush structure and docks. Adding scent to crappie jigs seem to help. Report submitted by Trey Hale, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: January 11. Elevation above normal, water cloudy. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on bill baits, crankbaits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure, channels and standing timber. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, shad and stinkbait along channels, main lake and standing timber. Crappie fair on minnows, jigs and tube jigs below the dam, around brush structure 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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