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SOUTHEAST AREA LAKES REPORT FOR FEB 12 Featured

Written by  Wednesday, 14 February 2018 09:38
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Arbuckle: February 12. Elevation 1 1/2 ft. below normal, water 44 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass slow on Alabama rigs, crankbaits and jerk baits. Crappie slow. White bass fair half way up creeks on flats near deep water. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

 

Blue River: February 12. Elevation below normal, water 38 and clear. Trout good on caddis flies, in-line spinnerbaits, midges, PowerBait, salmon eggs, marshmallows and mealworms around points, rocks, sandbars, below riffles and obstructions in current. Stocked approximately 2,000 rainbow trout on February 5. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

 

Broken Bow: February 12. Elevation below normal, water 49. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on bill baits, crankbaits and jigs around brush structure, points and standing timber. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on cut bait, shad and sunfish in the main lake. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

 

Eufaula: February 9. Elevation below normal, water murky. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on jigs, minnows and plastic baits along channels, in coves, creek channels and shallows. Blue catfish excellent on live bait, live shad, shad and worms below the dam, along the dam, flats, main lake, rocks and shorelines. Crappie good on minnows and jigs in coves, around docks and rocks. Report submitted by Cannon Harrison, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

 

Hugo: February 11. Elevation normal, water 48 and murky. Largemouth and spotted bass slow on Alabama rigs, plastic baits and spoons along creek channels and points. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait, minnows and shad along flats and the main lake. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Jim Gillham, game warden stationed in Choctaw County.

Lower Mountain Fork: February 11. Elevation normal, water clear. Trout good on salmon eggs and caddis flies along channels and creek channels. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

 

Lower Mountain Fork: February 9. Stocked 1,696 rainbow trout on February 8. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the southeast region office.

 

McGee Creek: February 11. Elevation below normal, water 48 and clear. Largemouth and spotted bass good on Alabama rigs, plastic baits and tube jigs in the main lake and around points. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

 

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

 

Robber’s Cave: February 9. Stocked 379 rainbow trout on February 8. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the southeast region office.

 

Robert S. Kerr: February 9. Elevation normal, water murky. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on Alabama rigs, bill baits and lipless baits along channels, points and riprap. White bass good on hair jigs, jigs, minnows and tube jigs around brush structure, channels, creek channels, standing timber and stumps and structure at the mouth of Big San Bois Creek. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, dough bait, punch bait and stinkbait along creek channels, main lake and river channel. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

 

Sardis: February 9. Elevation below normal, water 54. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on bill baits, crankbaits, in-line spinnerbaits, jigs, plastic baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure, points, rocks, shorelines and standing timber. Blue and channel catfish fair on shad along flats, main lake and shorelines. Crappie fair on minnows, jigs and tube jigs around brush structure, points, river mouth, rocks, shorelines and standing timber. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

 

Texoma: February 9. Elevation below normal, water semi-clear. Striped and white bass good on Alabama rigs, flukes with glitter colors and/or silver blades, live shad and sassy shad dead sticking along channels, the main lake, points and river mouth. Blue catfish good on cut bait and live shad along channels, discharge, main lake, points, river channel and river mouth. Crappie fair on grubs, hair jigs, jigs and live at 20-30 ft. bait around brush structure, channels and docks. Report submitted by Trey Hale, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

 

Wister: February 11. Elevation normal, water 48 and cloudy. Largemouth bass slow on bill baits and plastic baits around brush structure, channels and in coves. Blue catfish good on cut bait and shad around brush structure, channels and in the main lake. Crappie fair on minnows, jigs and tube 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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