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Fishing Report for April 3, 2019 Featured

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At just 5 years old, Texi is a fishing pro At just 5 years old, Texi is a fishing pro Photo from the Oklahoma Wildlife Dept.

 

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Southeast

Arbuckle: March 31. Elevation normal, water stained to clear and 54. Largemouth bass fishing is good using shakey head, crankbaits and Alabama rigs. Smallmouth bass good on spinnerbaits. Crappie is slow out on lake, good on docks, crappie are on the move. White bass fishing is good on Red eye shad and swimbait in upper creeks on flats. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: April 3. Elevation normal, water 53 and clear. Trout good on caddis flies, in-line spinnerbaits, PowerBait, spoons, squirmy wormy, pheasant tail nymph, woolly buggers and zebra midges along sandbars and behind obstruction in current below rifles in deeper water. Spotted, largemouth and smallmouth bass fair on crankbaits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure and rocks. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, crawfish and stinkbait along channels and deeper pools. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Broken Bow: March 29. Elevation above average, water 60. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on crankbaits and spinnerbaits around brush structure, channels, points and standing timber. White bass good on grubs, in-line spinnerbaits and roadrunners around channels, creek channels, river channel and river mouth. Crappie good on jigs and minnows around brush structure, points and shorelines. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: March 29. Elevation normal, water 57 and murky. Blue and channel catfish good on shad around creek channels and flats. Crappie good on hair jigs, jigs, small lures and tube jigs around brush structure, riprap, shallows, shorelines and standing timber. White bass excellent on flukes, plastics, sassy shad, small lures, spinnerbaits, spoons and tube jigs around creek channels, river mouth and sandbar. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

Hugo: March 29. Elevation above average, water 52 and murky. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on cut bait, dough bait and shad below the dam and around the main lake and river channel. Crappie good on jigs and minnows below the dam and around brush structure, main lake, river channel and standing timber. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, jerk bait, live bait, plastics and spinnerbaits around brush structure, creek channels, main lake, points and river channel. Report submitted by Andrew Potter, game warden stationed in Choctaw County.

Konawa: March 28. Elevation normal, water 57 and murky. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits, lipless baits and plastics around points and weed beds. Striped hybrid bass and white bass good on crankbaits and live shad around discharge, main lake and river channel. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait and stinkbait around coves, riprap and weed beds. Report submitted by Garret Harley, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

Lower Mountain Fork: March 28. Elevation normal. Rainbow trout fair on PowerBait around river channel. Stocked approximately 1,400 rainbow trout on March 27. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the Southeast Region Office.

Lower Mountain Fork: March 29. Elevation normal, water clear. Rainbow trout good on tube jigs and worms around creek channels and spillway. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

McGee Creek: March 29. Elevation above average, water 58. White and spotted bass good on crankbaits, grubs and jigs around creek channels and river mouth. Crappie and spotted bass fair on minnows around brush structure, creek channels, river channel and standing timber. Largemouth and spotted bass good on bill baits, crankbaits, plastics and spinnerbaits around coves, flats, points and rocks. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Murray: April 5. Elevation above normal, water 61 and mostly clear. Crappie fair on jigs around brush structure, in coves and docks. Largemouth bass good on jigs, plastic baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure and shallows. Report submitted by Jaylen Flynn, game warden stationed in Carter County.

Pine Creek: March 29. Elevation dropping, water clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and rattle traps around coves. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure and coves. Channel catfish slow on chicken liver around the main lake. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: March 29. Elevation normal, water murky. Largemouth and spotted bass good on flukes, jigs, lipless baits, rogues, tube jigs and worms around points, standing timber and weed beds. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around channels, inlet and shallows. White bass good on grubs, plastics, sassy shad and small lures around creek channels and river channel. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: March 28. Elevation above average, water 59. Largemouth and spotted bass good on jerk bait, jigs, lipless baits, plastics and spinnerbaits around brush structure, creek channels, points, rocks, shorelines, standing timber and weed beds. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, live shad, shad and sunfish around flats, main lake and shorelines. Crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs, minnows and tube jigs around channels, points, shorelines and tailwater. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: March 29. Elevation below average, water 58 and stained. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, live shad and shad below the dam and around channels, creek channels, river channel and river mouth. Catfish are staging in the mouth of the rivers and beginning to go up rivers use whole shad and cut bait for cats. Crappie fair on jigs, minnows and tube jigs around brush structure, creek channels and docks. Crappie and be found in 6-15 ft. of water depending on the day, white bass and crappie are starting to come in and out small creeks. Using minnows and jig/bobber combo in creeks are the most productive methods to get fish. Striped bass good on Alabama rig, cut bait, flukes, live shad and shad below the dam and around creek channels, main lake, river channel and river mouth. Lake fishing is picking up with the nice weather, striper in the main lake are biting live shad and cut shad. Bank fishing for striped bass in the mouths of the Washita and red river rivers using small ghost minnows is the most productive method. Report submitted by Trey Hale, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: March 29. Elevation above average, water cloudy. Largemouth and spotted bass good on bill baits, buzz baits, crankbaits, plastics, spinnerbaits and topwater lures around brush structure, channels, shallows and shorelines. Blue and channel catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, punch bait, shad and stinkbait below the dam and around brush structure, channels, main lake, points and standing timber. White and black crappie good on jigs, minnows, small lures and tube jigs below the dam and around brush structure, channels, points, shallows and shorelines. Report submitted by Thomas Gillham, game warden stationed in LeFlore County.

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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