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Southeast Area Lakes Report for Feb 6th Featured

Written by  Wednesday, 06 February 2019 23:07
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Brian Flynn, of the KC Royals, enjoying a day of striped bass fishing at Lake Texoma. Brian Flynn, of the KC Royals, enjoying a day of striped bass fishing at Lake Texoma. Photo from the Oklahoma Wildlife Dept.

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Arbuckle: February 2. Elevation normal, water 44 and clear. Bass fair on Alabama rigs and bass jigs. Crappie and white bass being caught on CC spoons and jigs at 35-55 ft. along drop-offs. Most of the crappie being caught are over the 10 inch length limit. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: February 5. Elevation normal, water 50 and clear. Trout excellent on caddis flies, in-line spinnerbaits, zebra midges, nymphs, yellow garlic scented PowerBait, woolly buggers and spoons around rocks and deeper water around current and below riffles. Channel catfish fair around brush structure, channels and deeper pools. 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 1. Elevation above normal, water 51. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass goo don bill baits, crankbaits and jigs around brush structure and points. Walleye fair on grubs and rogues along river channel and river mouth. Blue catfish good on juglines baited with cut bait, live bait and shad in the main lake and around points. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: February 1. Elevation above normal, water murky. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits and plastic baits around brush structure and standing timber. Blue and channel catfish good on shad along channels, creek channels, main lake and tailwater. White bass fair on jigs, sassy shad, small lures and spinnerbaits along discharge, spillway and tailwater. Report submitted by Jake Bersche, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: February 1. Elevation above normal, water 48 and murky. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, dough bait, live bait and shad below the dam, main lake and river channel. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs below the dam, around brush structure, creek channels, main lake, river channel and standing timber. Report submitted by Andrew Potter, game warden stationed in Choctaw County.

Konawa: January 31. Elevation normal, water 40 and murky. Largemouth bass fair on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, jerk baits and plastic baits in the main lake, around points and river channel. Striped bass hybrids and white bass slow on Alabama rigs, crankbaits and live shad in coves, main lake and river channel. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver and cut bait in coves, riprap and weed beds. Report submitted by Garret Harley, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

Lower Mountain Fork: February 1. Elevation normal, water clear. Trout excellent on caddis flies, tube jigs and salmon eggs below the dam, along channels and spillway. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

McGee Creek: February 1. Elevation normal, water 52. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on flukes, jerk baits and plastic baits along channels, points and rocks. Crappie and white bass slow on minnows along river channel and standing timber. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Pine Creek: February 1. Elevation normal, water clear. Largemouth bass good on spoons along creek channels. Crappie excellent on jigs and spoons around brush structure, channels and points. Channel catfish fair on cut bait along the river channel. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: February 1. Elevation normal, water murky. Crappie good on minnows and jigs along creek channels, inlet and mouth of Big Sanbios Creek. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait, dough bait, shad and stinkbait along river channel and river mouth. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Texoma: February 1. Elevation normal, water 43 and murky. The lake is getting back to normal levels which should make the striper fishing more predictable. Dead-sticking is still best method for striper colors include pink, white and glitter/white. Locate schools on electronics and suspend baits at appropriate depth. Striped bass good on Alabama rigs, flukes and sassy shad below the dam and main lake. Blue catfish fair on cut bait and shad below the dam, main lake and river mouth. Crappie fair on jigs and live bait around brush structure and docks. Crappie holding at 20-30 ft. off of bridge structures and docks best colors are orange and pink. Report submitted by Trey Hale, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: February 2. Elevation above normal, water cloudy. Largemouth and spotted bass slow on bill baits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure, channels and points. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, punch bait, shad and stinkbait below the dam, along channels, main lake and points. Crappie fair 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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