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August 25 Southeast Area Lake Report Featured

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Arbuckle: August 25. Elevation normal, water 84 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on buzz baits and chug baits early morning and on crankbaits and shakey head worms later in the day. White bass being caught on grubs and rattletraps on flats on surface during evening hours. Crappie good on brush piles and docks. Channel catfish good on brush pile, docks and baited holes. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Broken Bow: August 24. Elevation below normal, water 87. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on crankbaits, flukes and plastic baits along creek channels, points, river mouth and standing timber. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush structure and standing timber. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, punch bait, stinkbait, sunfish and worms along channels, in coves, river channel and river mouth. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: August 24. Elevation normal, water murky. Striped bass fair on cut bait, shad, small lures and topwater lures below the dam and along the dam. Blue catfish good on cut bait, live shad, shad, stinkbait and worms below the dam, along the dam, discharge, main lake, river channel and river mouth. Crappie good on minnows and jigs below the dam, in coves, shallows and under bridges. Report submitted by Cannon Harrison, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: August 24. Elevation normal, water 85 and murky. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, dough bait, live bait and shad below the dam, in the main lake and along river channel. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs below the dam, around brush structure, channels, main lake, river channel and standing timber. Report submitted by Andrew Potter, game warden stationed in Choctaw County.

Konawa: August 23. Elevation normal, water 94 and clear. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits, jigs, plastic baits and topwater lures in the main lake, around points, river channel and weed beds. Striped bass hybrids and white bass good on Alabama rigs, crankbaits and live shad in coves, main lake and river channel. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait and stinkbait in coves, along creek channels, inlet and riprap. Report submitted by Garret Harley, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

Lower Mountain Fork: August 24. Elevation normal, water clear. Trout fair on PowerBait, small lures and tube jigs along channels, dam and spillway. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

McGee Creek: August 24. Elevation normal, water 84. Largemouth and spotted bass good on buzz baits, flukes and spinnerbaits around brush structure, creek channels and points. Channel and flathead catfish slow on chicken liver, goldfish and sunfish along creek channels and river channels. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Pine Creek: August 24. Elevation normal, water clear. Largemouth bass good on jerk baits, rogues and topwater lures along shallows and standing timber. Crappie fair on jigs around brush structure and standing timber. Channel catfish good on chicken liver and cut bait in the main lake and river channel. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: August 24. Elevation normal, water murky. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, live bait, live shad, shad and stinkbait along channels, creek channels, inlet, river channel and river mouth. Crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs and minnows around brush structure, main lake and rocks. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on Alabama rigs, bill baits, flukes, plastic baits, spinnerbaits and tube jigs along channels, creek channels and river channel. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: August 23. Elevation above normal, water 80. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on buzz baits, crankbaits, jigs, plastic baits, spinnerbaits and topwater lures around brush structure, points, riprap, shorelines, standing timber and weed beds. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, shad and sunfish along flats, in the main lake, rocks and shorelines. Crappie fair on minnows, jigs and tube jigs around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: August 24. Elevation normal, water 88 and semi-clear. Striped bass good on cut bait, live shad, shad and topwater lures in the main lake and river channel. Striper are biting in the main lake on live shad and surface lures. They are surfacing between the railroad bridge and Roosevelt bridge at sunset. Channel and blue catfish good on hot dogs and stinkbait below the dam and around docks. Blue catfish fair on cut bait along channels and main lake. Catfish are biting on jug lines at 40 feet. Report submitted by Trey Hale, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: August 24. Elevation above normal, water cloudy. Largemouth bass good on bill baits, buzz baits, crankbaits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure, channels and points. Blue catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, punch bait, shad and stinkbait along channels and main lake. Crappie good on minnows, jigs and small lures 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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