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Mason Adams with a catfish he caught recently at Hudson Lake. Share your photos with ODWC at The Dock. Mason Adams with a catfish he caught recently at Hudson Lake. Share your photos with ODWC at The Dock. Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation

NORTHEAST

Birch: July 31. Elevation is 1 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 85°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait around channels and creek channels. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Copan: July 31. Elevation is 1 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 80°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, live bait, live shad, shad, shrimp, sunfish, and worms around below the dam, dam, riprap, river channel, and shorelines. Crappie slow on hair jigs, minnows, PowerBait, and tube jigs around brush structure, docks, and shorelines. Report submitted by Lt. Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Eucha: July 31. Elevation is normal, water temperature 83°F and stained. (USGS Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, lipless baits, plastic baits, spinnerbaits, and topwater lures around brush structure, docks, main lake, points, and riprap. Crappie slow on hair jigs and minnows around brush structure, docks, and riprap. Blue and channel catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, hot dogs, minnows, punch bait, shad, and stinkbait around channels, coves, flats, and main lake. Report submitted by Zane Arnold, game warden stationed in Delaware County.

Fort Gibson: August 1. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 83°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits and topwater lures around brush structure, shallows, and shorelines. White bass good on crankbaits, grubs, shad, and slabs around channels, main lake, and points. Blue and channel catfish good on live bait, live shad, and shad around flats, main lake, shallows, and shorelines. Report submitted by Ben Haff, game warden stationed in Wagoner County.

Grand: July 31. Elevation is normal, water temperature 86°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and topwater lures around brush structure, docks, and shorelines. Blue catfish good on cut bait and punch bait below the dam, docks, and shorelines. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows below the dam, brush structure, docks, and shorelines. Report submitted by Riley Willman, game warden stationed in Delaware County.

Greenleaf: August 1. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 90°F and clear. Largemouth bass fair on bill baits, buzz baits, flukes, minnows, plastic baits, and spinnerbaits around brush structure, shallows, shorelines, and weed beds. Catfish, Blue, Catfish, Channel, Catfish, Flathead fair on chicken liver, grubs, shad, stinkbait, and worms around coves, main lake, shallows, and shorelines. Crappie and green sunfish slow on jigs, minnows, small lures, and worms around brush structure, shallows, shorelines, and weed beds. Report submitted by Dylan Langford, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

Hulah: July 31. Elevation is normal, water temperature 80°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Blue catfish, Channel catfish, Flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, crawfish, goldfish, live bait, live shad, shad, shrimp, stinkbait, and worms below the dam, channels, riprap, and shorelines. White bass slow on hair jigs, in-line spinnerbaits, and spoons around creek channels. Crappie slow on hair jigs, minnows, PowerBait, tube jigs, and worms around brush structure, docks, and shorelines. Report submitted by Lt. Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Kaw: August 1. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 90°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on cut bait, goldfish, live bait, live shad, shad, stinkbait, and worms below the dam, creek channels, river channel, river mouth, shallows, and shorelines. Crappie good on grubs, hair jigs, jigs, live bait, minnows, and tube jigs around brush structure, main lake, riprap, and standing timber. Striped bass hybrids and white bass good on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, live bait, live shad, sassy shad, shad, and topwater lures below the dam, main lake, points, and riprap. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Kay County.

Keystone:July 31. Elevation is 1 ft. above normal and rising, water temperature 88°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass good on jerk baits, lipless baits, plastic baits, and spinnerbaits around brush structure, channels, coves, creek channels, main lake, points, and riprap. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait and live shad around main lake. Report submitted by Bailey Johnson, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois: July 29. Elevation is normal, water temperature 63°F and stained. Rainbow trout fair on caddis flies, in-line spinnerbaits, nymphs, and worms below the dam. Comments: Water flow will remain low for next several days due to work at the dam. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

Oologah: July 29. Elevation is normal, water temperature 80°F and clear. Largemouth bass excellent on plastic baits, spinnerbaits, and worms around brush structure, creek channels, and weed beds. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish slow on chicken liver, shad, and shrimp below the dam. Striped bass, striped bass hybrids, and white bass fair on in-line spinnerbaits below the dam. Report submitted by J.D. Stauffer, game warden stationed in Rogers County.

Skiatook: July 31. Elevation is 2 ft. below normal, water temperature 85°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Spavinaw: July 31. Elevation is normal, water temperature 76°F and murky. (USGS Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, jerk baits, and jigs around main lake. Crappie good on jigs and minnows around brush structure and docks. Channel catfish fair on cut bait and hot dogs around flats and main lake. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Mayes County.

Sooner: July 31. Elevation is 2.5 ft. below normal, water temperature 85°F and clear. Striped bass hybrids good on live shad around main lake. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, live bait, stinkbait around flats, main lake. Saugeye fair on crankbaits, jigs, live shad around main lake, points. Comments: All walleye, sauger, and saugeye less than 18” inches must be immediately released back to the water. Report submitted by Stephen Paul, game warden stationed in Noble County.

Tenkiller: July 31. Elevation is normal, water temperature 86°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass fair on flukes, jigs, plastic baits, spinnerbaits, and topwater lures around brush structure, creek channels, and points. Crappie good on hair jigs and minnows around brush structure and docks. Bluegill sunfish good on worms around brush structure, docks, rocks, and shorelines. Report submitted by Cody Youngblood, game warden stationed in Cherokee County.

Webbers Falls: August 1. Elevation is 2 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 87°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, minnows, shad, and worms below the dam, riprap, shallows, shorelines, and tailwater. Striped and white bass fair on flukes, hair jigs, live shad, sassy shad, small lures, and topwater lures below the dam, river channel, shallows, spillway, and tailwater. Largemouth and spotted good on lipless baits, plastic baits, spinnerbaits, and topwater lures around brush structure, creek channels, shallows, shorelines, standing timber, and weed beds. Report submitted by Dylan Langford, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

NORTHWEST

Canton: August 1. Elevation is below normal and stable, water temperature 88°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) White bass fair on jigs and minnows around main lake and rocks. Report submitted by Brayden Hicks, game warden stationed in Blaine County.

Fort Supply: August 1. Elevation is normal, water temperature 84°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Crappie slow on live shad. Channel catfish slow on cut bait, dough bait, punch bait, shad, shrimp, and worms. Report submitted by Badley, game warden stationed in Harper County.

Foss: August 1. Elevation is 3 ft. below normal, water temperature 75°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Striped bass hybrids fair on topwater lures around main lake.  Walleye slow to fair on live bait. Catfish good on live bait. Bass slow to fair on buzz baits. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House.

SOUTHEAST

Blue River: August 2. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 84°F and clear. (USGS Lake Level) Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass good on plastic baits, spinnerbaits, and topwater lures around brush structure, creek channels, and rocks. Channel catfish excellent on punch bait, stinkbait, and worms around brush structure, channels, and rocks. Bluegill, green, and redear sunfish good on crickets, grass hoppers, and worms around brush structure, rocks, shallows, and shorelines. Report submitted by Ethan Lovelace, technician at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Broken Bow: July 29. Elevation is 6 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 90°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass fair on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, plastic baits, and spoons around brush structure, 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.

Eufaula: July 29. Elevation is normal and falling, water temperature 81°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, in-line spinnerbaits, jerk baits, jigs, plastic baits, and topwater lures around brush structure, channels, points, and rocks. White bass good on crankbaits, hair jigs, and minnows below the dam, flats, and main lake. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, live shad, shad, and sunfish below the dam, channels, main lake, river channel, river mouth, and rocks. Report submitted by Jake Rowland, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: July 29. Elevation is 1 ft. below normal, water temperature 90°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, live bait, punch bait, shad, stinkbait, and sunfish below the dam, channels, creek channels, main lake, river mouth, 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: July 29. Elevation is normal, water temperature 90°F and clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, plastic baits, and topwater lures around river channel and weed beds. Striped bass hybrid and white bass fair on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, and live shad around coves, inlet, and river channel. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, and shad around inlet, riprap, and weed beds. Report submitted by Garret Harley, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

Lower Mountain Fork: July 29. Elevation is normal, water temperature 68°F and clear. Rainbow trout excellent on PowerBait, small lures, and tube jigs below the dam, creek channels, rocks, and spillway. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

McGee: July 29. Elevation is 1.5 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 89°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth, spotted, and white bass fair on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, plastic baits, and topwater lures around main lake, points, and shorelines. Channel and flathead catfish fair on goldfish, grass hoppers, sunfish, and worms around channels and main lake. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Jim Gillham, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Pine Creek: July 29. Elevation is 2 ft. below normal, water temperature 86°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, plastic baits, spinnerbaits, and topwater lures around coves, points, river channel, and standing timber. Crappie fair on jigs around brush structure and standing timber. Channel catfish good on chicken liver around channels, coves, and shallows. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: July 29. Elevation is normal, water temperature 88°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth and spotted bass good on buzz baits, minnows, plastic baits, small lures, spinnerbaits, spoons, and topwater lures around channels, coves, creek channels, main lake, points, rocks, and weed beds. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, goldfish, minnows, shad, shrimp, and sunfish around below the dam, channels, creek channels, main lake, river channel, river mouth, and tailwater. Crappie good on hair jigs, jigs, and minnows around brush structure, channels, coves, docks, and tailwater. Report submitted by Logan Shimp, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: July 29. Elevation is .5 ft. below normal, water temperature 78°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on bill baits, buzz baits, and spinnerbaits around coves, points, and riprap. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait and stinkbait around 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: July 31. Elevation is normal, water temperature 87°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Striped bass good on Alabama rigs, live shad, sassy shad, slabs, and topwater lures around dam, flats, main lake, points, and river channel. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, dough bait, live shad, punch bait, stinkbait, and sunfish below the dam, channels, coves, docks, points, and river mouth. Crappie fair on jigs, minnows, PowerBait, and small lures around brush structure, coves, docks, points, rocks, and standing timber. Comments: Fishing this week has been good. Striper continue to bite well on live shad. They are biting in 25-42 ft. of water. Blue cats are biting well on live shad and cut bait on juglines and rod and reel. Crappie are biting good on minnows in 14-26 ft. of water. Report submitted by Garrett Beam, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: July 29. Elevation is 4 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 90°F and stained. (USACE Current Lake Level) Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass fair on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, plastic baits, and spoons around brush structure, points, river channel, and standing timber. Crappie on grubs, hair jigs, jigs, PowerBait, and spoons around brush structure, points, and standing timber. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

SOUTHWEST

Altus-Lugert: July 31. Elevation is 25 ft. below normal, water temperature 80°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Channel catfish slow on minnows, punch bait, stinkbait, and worms around main lake and rocks. White bass, crappie, and walleye slow on bill baits, crankbaits, and minnows around main lake and rocks. Report submitted by Brandon Lehrman, game warden Greer County.

Ellsworth: July 31. Elevation is normal, water temperature 87°F and murky. ( USGS Lake Level) Blue and channel catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, punch bait, and shad around channels, main lake, and points. Crappie slow on jigs, minnows, and tube jigs around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.

Fort Cobb: August 1. Elevation is normal, water temperature 86°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on cut bait, goldfish, and hot dogs around main lake, shallows, and shorelines. Report submitted by Justin Cornett, game warden stationed in Caddo County.

Lawtonka: July 31. Elevation is normal, water temperature 87°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Crappie slow on jigs and minnows around brush structure and dam. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.

Waurika: August 1. Elevation is normal, water temperature 87°F and murky. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait and punch bait around main lake and shorelines. Striped bass hybrids and white bass fair on sassy shad and shad around channels and dam. Crappie slow on minnows and tube jigs around brush structure, docks, and rocks. Report submitted by Matt Farris, game warden stationed in Jefferson County.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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