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Southeast Fishing Report for January 30, 2019 Featured

Written by  Wednesday, 30 January 2019 22:21
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Lance Meek recently caught this golden rainbow trout at Perry CCC. Trout stockings are still taking place around the state. For more information please go to wildlifedepartment.com Lance Meek recently caught this golden rainbow trout at Perry CCC. Trout stockings are still taking place around the state. For more information please go to wildlifedepartment.com

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Arbuckle: January 26. Elevation normal, water 46 and clear. Bass slow. Crappie fair on white spoons at 46 ft. off ledges and very slow off docks. White bass good on CC spoons and War Eagle spoons at 38-55 ft. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Broken Bow: January 25. Elevation above normal, water 52. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, flukes, jigs and spoons around brush structure and points. Blue, channel and flathead 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: January 25. Elevation above normal, water murky. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, hair jigs and plastic baits around brush structure, inlet and standing timber. Crappie fair on minnows and tube jigs below the dam, around brush structure, docks and standing timber. Redear, bluegill and green sunfish fair on crickets, dough bait, grasshoppers, grubs, minnows, small lures, tube jigs and worms around brush structure, docks and shallows. Report submitted by Jake Bersche, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: January 25. Elevation above normal, water 46 and murky. Lake levels approaching normal. Fishing has remained fair below Hugo Dam. Gate openings decreased. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, dough bait, live bait and shad below the dam, along channels, main lake and river channel. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs below the dam, around brush structure, main lake, river channel and standing timber. Report submitted by Andrew Potter, game warden stationed in Choctaw County.

Konawa: January 24. Elevation normal, water 42 and murky. Largemouth bass fair on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, jigs and plastic baits in the main lake, around points and river channel. 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 and weed beds. Report submitted by Garret Harley, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

Lower Mountain Fork: January 25. Elevation normal, water clear. Trout excellent on salmon eggs, caddis flies and PowerBait along creek channels and rocks. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Lower Mountain Fork: January 29. Stocked approximately 1,400 rainbow trout on January 24. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the southeast region office.

McGee Creek: January 27. Elevation normal, water 51. Largemouth and spotted bass slow on crankbaits, lipless baits and plastic baits along creek channels, points and rocks. Crappie and white bass slow on minnows along creek channels and standing timber. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Pine Creek: January 25. Elevation above normal, water clear. Largemouth bass good on spoons along channels. Crappie good on spoons around brush structure, channels and river channel. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait and punch bait in the main lake. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robber’s Cave: January 29. Stocked approximately 340 rainbow trout on January 24. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the southeast region office.

Robert S. Kerr: January 25. Elevation normal, water murky. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait, dough bait, shad and stinkbait along inlet, river channel and river mouth. Crappie good on minnows and jigs along creek channels, inlet and standing timber. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: January 29. Elevation above normal, water 49. Largemouth and spotted bass slow on crankbaits, plastic baits, lipless baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure, creek channels, rocks, shorelines and standing timber. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: January 25. Elevation above normal, water 48 and muddy. Striped bass good on flukes and live bait below the dam and main lake. Striper fishing is good around islands and soldier creek; try to find cleaner water for best results. Dead-sticking is still good on white and green flukes. Below Denison Dam striper fishing is good with swimming plastics in early mornings and late afternoon. White seems to be best color. Remember that limits differ from lake to below dam, consult regulations before fishing. Blue catfish fair on cut bait and live shad below the dam and main lake. Blue cats are still being caught on jug lines in main lake; blue cats below dam prefer fresh cut shad in slack water areas. Crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs, minnows and tube jigs around brush structure and docks. Crappie are beginning to pick up as lake levels become closer to normal. Use dark jigs in muddy water for crappie. Afternoons are producing more crappie than mornings. Report submitted by Trey Hale, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: January 25. Elevation above normal, water cloudy. Largemouth and spotted bass slow on bill baits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure, channels and standing timber. Blue catfish fair on chicken liver, hotdogs, punch bait, shad and stinkbait below the dam, along channels, main lake and standing timber. 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

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