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Southeast Area Fishing Report for Oct 12

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Blue River: October 10. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 73°F and clear. (USGS Lake Level) Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass good on crankbaits, jerk baits, plastic baits, and topwater lures around brush structure, creek channels, points, and rocks. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, dough bait, and stinkbait around brush structure, river mouth, and rocks. Report submitted by Ethan Lovelace, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

 

Broken Bow: October 7. Elevation is 12 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 82°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass fair on Alabama rigs, bill baits, crankbaits, jerk baits, plastic baits, and spoons around brush structure, main lake, points, river mouth, and standing timber. Crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs, and minnows around brush structure, coves, points, and standing timber. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: October 7. Elevation is 4 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 74°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, jerk baits, plastic baits, and topwater lures around brush structure, channels, points, and riprap. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish slow on chicken liver, shad, and sunfish around main lake, river channel, and river mouth. Crappie good on hair jigs, jigs, minnows, small lures, and spoons around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by Jake Rowland, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

 

Hugo: October 7. Elevation is 4 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 83°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, live bait, punch bait, shad, and sunfish below the dam, brush structure, channels, main lake, shorelines, and standing timber. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows below the dam, brush structure, channels, main lake, river channel, and standing timber. Report submitted by Andrew Potter, game warden stationed in Choctaw County.

Konawa: October 9. Elevation is normal and falling, water temperature 78°F and clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and plastic baits around points, river channel, and weed beds. Striped bass hybrids and white bass fair on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, and live shad around coves, inlet, and river channel. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver and cut bait around inlet, riprap, and weed beds. Report submitted by Garret Harley, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

Lower Mountain Fork: October 7. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 65°F and clear. Rainbow trout good on PowerBait and small lures below the dam, creek channels, and spillway. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

McGee Creek: October 7. Elevation is 5 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 77°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth and spotted bass good on crankbaits, in-line spinnerbaits, plastic baits, and spinnerbaits around brush structure, docks, main lake, and standing timber. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure and standing timber. Channel and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver and worms around channels, dam, and main lake. Report submitted by Shay Loudermilk, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Pine Creek: October 7. Elevation is 6 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 82°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on topwater lures around coves, creek channels. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure and standing timber. Channel catfish good on chicken liver and cut bait around creek channels and river channel. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: October 7. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 76°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, hot dogs, minnows, shrimp, stinkbait, and worms below the dam, creek channels, main lake, river mouth, and spillway. Crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs, and minnows below the dam, brush structure, rocks, tailwater, and weed beds. Largemouth and spotted bass slow on minnows, plastic baits, small lures, and topwater lures around brush structure, coves, points, rocks, and weed beds. Report submitted by Logan Shimp, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: October 7. Elevation is 2 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 78°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on bill baits, spinnerbaits around coves, points, and riprap. Blue and channel catfish slow on chicken liver and cut bait around creek channels, main lake, and river channel. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Eric Barnes, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: October 9. Elevation is 2.5 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 75°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Striped bass fair on live shad, sassy shad, shad, and topwater lures around channels, flats, main lake, and points. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, hot dogs, live shad, punch bait, and stinkbait below the dam, coves, creek channels, docks, points, and river channel. Crappie fair on caddis flies, hair jigs, jigs, minnows, and small lures around brush structure, channels, coves, main lake, points, rocks, and standing timber. Comments: Fishing was good this week. Striper are being caught on live shad near channels and points. Catfish are being caught on cut bait and live bait near river channels. Crappie are biting in 12-24 ft. of water on minnows Report submitted by Garrett Beam, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: October 7. Elevation is 4 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 81°F and stained. (USACE Current Lake Level) Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass fair on bill baits, crankbaits, and plastic baits around brush structure, creek channels, points, and standing timber. Crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs, and minnows around brush structure, points, and standing timber. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

 

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