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Fishing Report: June 19, 2024 Featured

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Brian Curry of Leedy, OK with a 17 lb. drum caught at Foss Lake. Brian Curry of Leedy, OK with a 17 lb. drum caught at Foss Lake. Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation

CENTRAL

Arcadia: June 17. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 78°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and flukes around channels, coves and points. Channel and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, dough bait, and shad around coves and rocks. Crappie fair on hair jigs, minnows, and tube jigs around brush structure, docks, and rocks. Report submitted by Dalton Buley, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.

Hefner: June 15. Elevation is normal and falling, water temperature 81°F and stained. (USGS Lake Level) Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, hot dogs, minnows, and sunfish around coves, docks, main lake, and shallows. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on crankbaits and topwater lures around shorelines and weed beds. Walleye good on minnows and spoons around channels and main lake. Report submitted by Tim Campbell, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.

Overholser: June 17. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 78°F and stained. (USGS Lake Level) White bass good on crankbaits and lipless baits around docks and shorelines. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait and worms around points, riprap, and shallows. Bluegill sunfish good on crickets and worms around shallows and weed beds. Report submitted by Mark Murray, game warden stationed in Canadian County.

Stanley Draper: June 16. Elevation is .5 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 76°F and stained. (USGS Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on Alabama rigs, plastic baits, and spinnerbaits around main lake, points, and shorelines. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.

Thunderbird: June 16. Elevation is 2 ft. above normal and falling, water temperature 73°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait and shad around points and riprap. Saugeye good on crankbaits, jigs, and plastic baits around points and rocks. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.

Wes Watkins: June 17. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 76°F and stained. (USGS Lake Level) Channel catfish good on chicken liver, punch bait, and worms around riprap and shorelines. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and spinnerbaits around brush structure and points. Crappie slow on jigs and minnows around standing timber. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed in Pottawatomie County.

NORTHEAST

Bell Cow: June 16. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 79°F and stained. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits, plastic baits, and spinnerbaits around brush structure, shallows, and shorelines. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around docks. Channel and flathead catfish fair on minnows and sunfish around docks and shorelines. Report submitted by Jacob Harriet, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Birch: June 16. Elevation is 1 ft. below normal and stable, water temperature 80°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Crappie fair on jigs around brush structure. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait around channels and points. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Carl Blackwell: June 18. Elevation is 2 ft. below normal and stable, water temperature 80°F and clear. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure, docks, points, and riprap. Saugeye fair on crankbaits and jigs around creek channels and main lake. Striped bass hybrids good on crankbaits and jigs around creek channels, main lake, points, and riprap. Report submitted by Josey Branch, game warden stationed in Payne County.

Chandler: June 16. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 81°F and stained. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits, plastic baits, and spinnerbaits around brush structure, shallows, and shorelines. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around docks. Channel and flathead catfish fair on minnows and sunfish around docks and shorelines. Report submitted by Jacob Harriet, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Copan: June 15. Elevation is .5 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 72°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Crappie fair on hair jigs, minnows, PowerBait, small lures, tube jigs, and worms around brush structure, docks, and shorelines. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, hot dogs, live bait, live shad, shad, shrimp, and worms below the dam, channels, creek channels, main lake, and shorelines. Report submitted by Lt. Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Eucha: June 15. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 76°F and stained. (USGS Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and plastic baits around brush structure, points, and shorelines. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, and worms around docks and shorelines. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by Riley Willman, game warden stationed in Delaware County.

Fort Gibson: June 16. Elevation is 3.5 ft. above normal and rising, water temperature 78°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass good on crankbaits, flukes, jigs, spinnerbaits, topwater lures, and worms around coves, docks, and shorelines. White bass and crappie fair on crankbaits, hair jigs, minnows, spoons, and tube jigs below the dam, channels, docks, and main lake. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, live shad, shad, and sunfish below the dam, coves, and riprap. Report submitted by Cody Morris, game warden stationed in Wagoner County.

Grand: June 16. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 84°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass good on jerk baits, plastic baits, spinnerbaits, and topwater lures around docks, points, shorelines, and weed beds. Blue and channel catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, shad, and stinkbait below the dam, channels, flats, and river channel. Crappie good on hair jigs, jigs, and minnows around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by C. Newkirk, game warden stationed in Delaware County.

Greenleaf: June 16. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 78°F and clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, jerk baits, lipless baits, plastic baits, sassy shad, and topwater lures around brush structure, coves, docks, points, and weed beds. Crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs, and minnows around brush structure, docks, and points. Blue and channel catfish good on chicken liver, grasshoppers, minnows, shad, and worms around creek channels, docks, and main lake. Report submitted by Dylan Langford, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

Hudson: June 16. Elevation is 1 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 77°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits and jigs around brush structure and points. Crappie good on jigs and minnows around brush structure and standing timber. Blue catfish good on cut bait and shad around river channel. Report submitted by Monte Reid, game warden stationed in Mayes County.

Hulah: June 15. Elevation is .5 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 72°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on crawfish, cut bait, dough bait, hot dogs, live bait, live shad, shad, stinkbait, sunfish, and worms below the dam, channels, coves, main lake, river channel, and shorelines. Crappie fair on hair jigs, minnows, PowerBait, small lures, and tube jigs around brush structure, docks, and shorelines. Bluegill, and green sunfish fair on minnows, PowerBait, and worms around docks and shorelines. Report submitted by Lt. Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Kaw: June 17. Elevation is 1 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 80°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass good on buzz baits, crankbaits, grubs, jerk baits, jigs, lipless baits, spinnerbaits, and topwater lures around coves, points, riprap, rocks, and shallows. Striped bass, striped bass hybrids, and white bass good on crankbaits, hair jigs, jigs, sassy shad, shad, and topwater lures below the dam, main lake, points, and riprap. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on crawfish, cut bait, live bait, live shad, shad, shrimp, sunfish, and worms below the dam, main lake, rocks, and shallows. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Kay County.

Keystone: June 16. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 80°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on jerk baits, jigs, lipless baits, and topwater lures around brush structure, coves, creek channels, and rocks. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on cut bait and live bait around flats, main lake, and rocks. Report submitted by Bailey Johnson, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois River: June 13. Elevation is 0.5 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 62°F and clear. Rainbow trout good on caddis flies, in-line spinnerbaits, midges, nymphs, PowerBait, and worms below the dam, channels, flats, shallows, and shorelines. Comments: Current flood control release from dam 300 CFS. Report submitted by Jerry Henry, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

Oologah: June 15. Elevation is 3 ft. above normal and falling, water temperature 78°F and clear. Blue and flathead catfish good around rocks and shallows. White bass fair on jigs below the dam. Largemouth bass slow on plastic baits around brush structure and coves. Comments: Noodling for catfish is good. Report submitted by J.D. Stauffer, game warden stationed in Rogers County.

Skiatook: June 16. Elevation is 4.5 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 78°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Striped bass hybrids and white bass good on live shad and shad around main lake. Comments: Hybrids and white bass are being caught 40-50 ft. deep. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Sooner: June 17. Elevation is 1 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 79°F and clear. Striped bass hybrids excellent on crankbaits and live shad around main lake. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait and live bait around coves, flats, and riprap. Saugeye fair on crankbaits, jigs, live shad, and minnows around main lake and points. Comments: All walleye, sauger, and saugeye less than 18 inches must be returned to the water immediately. Report submitted by Stephen Paul, game warden stationed in Noble County.

Spavinaw: June 15. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 76°F and stained. (USGS Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, jigs, and plastic baits around main lake and points. Channel catfish fair on cut bait around flats and main lake. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Mayes County.

Tenkiller: June 16. Elevation is 0.5 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 83°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, jerk baits, plastic baits, and topwater lures around brush structure, coves, points, and shorelines. Blue and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, live bait, shad, and sunfish around channels and main lake. Crappie fair on hair jigs, minnows, and tube jigs around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by Cody Youngblood, game warden stationed in Cherokee County.

Webbers Falls: June 16. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 78°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait, live bait, shad, sunfish, and worms below the dam, main lake, rocks, and shallows. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, lipless baits, plastic baits, and topwater lures around channels, coves, points, rocks, and shallows. Striped and white bass fair on crankbaits, hair jigs, jigs, s and had around main lake, points, and riprap. Report submitted by Dylan Langford, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

NORTHWEST

Canton: June 14. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 80°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Channel catfish and walleye slow on worms around main lake and spillway. Report submitted by Brayden Hicks, game warden stationed in Blaine County.

Fort Supply: June 17. Elevation is 1 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 83°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Channel catfish slow on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, hot dogs, and stinkbait below the dam, channels, and main lake. Report submitted by Jason Badley, game warden stationed in Harper County.

Foss: June 17. Elevation is 1 ft. below normal and stable, water temperature 73°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Striped bass hybrids slow on crankbaits. Channel catfish fair on cut bait, stinkbait, and worms around main lake. Drum good on anything thrown in the water. Multiple reports of 10-12 lbs. drum being caught. Report submitted by Clint Carpenter, game warden stationed in Custer County.

SOUTHEAST

Arbuckle: June 11. Elevation is 2 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 80°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Bluegill, green, and redear sunfish fair on tube jigs and worms around brush structure, docks, and shorelines. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait, hot dogs, punch bait, and stinkbait around channels, dam, and points. White bass fair on jigs and minnows around coves and main lake. Report submitted by Casey Young, game warden stationed in Murray County.

Blue River: June 17. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 79°F and clear. (USGS Lake Level) Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass good on bill baits, jerk baits, plastic baits, topwater lures, and tube jigs around brush structure, channels, rocks, shorelines, and weed beds. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, punch bait, stinkbait, and worms around brush structure, creek channels, and rocks. Report submitted by Ethan Lovelace, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Broken Bow: June 14. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 80°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass fair on Alabama rigs, bill baits, crankbaits, flukes, in-line spinnerbaits, jerk baits, plastic baits, and spinnerbaits around brush structure, creek channels, main lake, points, river channel, and standing timber. Crappie good on hair jigs, jigs, and minnows around brush structure, points, and standing timber. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, punch bait, and stinkbait around channels and river channel. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: June 14. Elevation is 3 ft. above normal and falling, water temperature 76°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Striped bass, striped bass hybrids, and white bass good on crankbaits, jigs, lipless baits, and sassy shad below the dam, discharge, and tailwater. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on cut bait, hot dogs, stinkbait, and sunfish around channels, river channel, river mouth, and rocks. Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, in-line spinnerbaits, jerk baits, lipless baits, and plastic baits around channels, main lake, points, riprap, and standing timber. Report submitted by Jake Rowland, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: June 17. Elevation is 3 ft. above normal and falling, water temperature 78°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, brush structure, channels, creek channels, main lake, river channel, 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: June 15. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 84°F and clear. Largemouth bass excellent on crankbaits, plastic baits, and spinnerbaits around main lake, points, river channel, and weed beds. Striped bass hybrids and white bass good on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, and live shad around coves, discharge, main lake, and river channel. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, and shrimp around coves, inlet, riprap, and weed beds. Report submitted by Garret Harley, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

Lower Mountain Fork River: June 14. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 62°F and clear. Rainbow trout good on grasshoppers, PowerBait, and worms below the dam, creek channels, and spillway. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

McGee Creek: June 13. Elevation is 2 ft. above normal and falling, water temperature 79°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth and spotted bass good on Alabama rigs, buzz baits, jigs, plastic baits, and topwater lures around brush structure, docks, riprap, rocks, and shorelines. Channel and flathead catfish excellent on live bait, shad, shrimp, sunfish, and worms around docks, riprap, rocks, and shorelines. Crappie slow on minnows, small lures, and tube jigs around brush structure, docks, main lake, points, and standing timber. Report submitted by Shay Loudermilk, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Murray: June 17. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 78°F and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on jigs, lipless baits, and plastic baits around points, riprap, and rocks. Bluegill sunfish slow on worms around riprap and shallows. Channel catfish slow on shad around flats and riprap. Report submitted by Jaylen Flynn, game warden stationed in Carter County.

Pine Creek: June 14. Elevation is 6 ft. above normal and falling, water temperature 72°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass good on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, and topwater lures around coves and points. Crappie good on jigs around brush structure and standing timber. Flathead catfish good on live bait around creek channels and rocks. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: June 14. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 83°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth and spotted bass good on buzz baits, minnows, plastic baits, spoons, and topwater lures around brush structure, channels, coves, flats, and points. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, minnows, shrimp, stinkbait, sunfish, and worms below the dam, flats, main lake, points, and tailwater. Crappie good on hair jigs, jigs, midges, and small lures below the dam, brush structure, channels, creek channels, spillway, and tailwater. Report submitted by Logan Shimp, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: June 14. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 82°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass good on buzz baits, crankbaits, plastic baits, spinnerbaits, and topwater lures around brush structure, channels, points, and shorelines. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on cut bait, shad, stinkbait, sunfish, and worms around channels, points, and standing timber. Crappie good on jigs, minnows, and tube jigs around brush structure, channels, points, and standing timber. Report submitted by Thomas Gillham, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: June 16. Elevation is 4 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 83°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Striped bass good on live bait, live shad, and topwater lures around channels, creek channels, main lake, points, and river channel. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, dough bait, live bait, live shad, and punch bait around channels, coves, creek channels, docks, points, and river channel. Crappie fair on caddis flies, hair jigs, jigs, minnows, and nymphs around brush structure, coves, docks, points, and standing timber. Comments: Fishing this week has been good. Striper are being caught near ledges in 20-40 ft. of water on live shad. Fish are starting to hit topwater and only going to get better in the coming weeks. Catfish are good near ledges and channels on live shad and cut bait. Crappie are good near brush piles around docks and in open water with minnows and jigs. Report submitted by Garrett Beam, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: June 14. Elevation is 2 ft. above normal and falling, water temperature 88°F and stained. (USACE Current Lake Level) Largemouth bass good on plastic baits, spinnerbaits, and topwater lures around brush structure and rocks. Blue catfish excellent on cut bait and shad around main lake. Crappie excellent on jigs and minnows around brush structure and main lake. Report submitted by Clayton Kannady, game warden stationed in Le Flore County.

SOUTHWEST

Altus-Lugert: June 15. Elevation is 15 ft. below normal and stable, water temperature 80°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Channel catfish on worms around docks. Report submitted by Brandon Lehrman, game warden stationed in Greer County.

Ellsworth: June 15. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 83°F and murky. ( USGS Lake Level) Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, punch bait, and shad around dam and points. White bass, crappie, and saugeye slow on jigs, minnows, sassy shad, small lures, and spoons around brush structure, docks, main lake, points, rocks, and standing timber. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.

Fort Cobb: June 17. Elevation is 1 ft. below normal and stable, water temperature 80°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, dough bait, and goldfish around coves, points, and shorelines. Report submitted by Justin Cornett, game warden stationed in

Caddo County.

Lawtonka: June 15. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 84°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) White bass and crappie slow on jigs, minnows, and small lures around docks, points, and rocks. Saugeye fair on sassy shad, small lures, and spoons around main lake and shorelines. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.

Tom Steed: June 17. Elevation is 5 ft. below normal and stable, water temperature 74°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait and stinkbait around flats, rocks, and shallows. Striped bass hybrids and white bass slow on crankbaits and jigs. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.

Waurika: June 15. Elevation is 1 ft. below normal and stable, water temperature 70°F and murky. Largemouth bass, crappie, and saugeye good on crankbaits, hair jigs, jigs, lipless baits, minnows, and small lures around docks, main lake, points, shorelines, and weed beds. Blue and channel catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, stinkbait, and worms around creek channels, docks, main lake, rocks, and shorelines. Striped bass hybrids and white bass fair on crankbaits, lipless baits, and minnows around main lake and rocks. Report submitted by Tucker Clem, game warden stationed in Jefferson County.

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