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Fishing Report: June 26, 2024 Featured

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Invasive zebra mussels have been detected for the first time in Fort Supply Lake in Woodward County, according to the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation. The mussels were discovered by ODWC fisheries biologists during recent sampling efforts. The presence of zebra mussel veligers, or offspring, confirms that the lake is now host to the invasive aquatic species. Invasive zebra mussels have been detected for the first time in Fort Supply Lake in Woodward County, according to the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation. The mussels were discovered by ODWC fisheries biologists during recent sampling efforts. The presence of zebra mussel veligers, or offspring, confirms that the lake is now host to the invasive aquatic species. Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation

CENTRAL

Arcadia: June 24. Elevation is 0.5 ft. below normal and stable, water temperature 82°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on flukes and spinnerbaits around coves, points, and shorelines. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, dough bait, and stinkbait around channels, coves, and rocks. Crappie fair on hair jigs, minnows, and tube jigs around brush structure, coves, and docks. Report submitted by Dalton Buley, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.

Hefner: June 23. Elevation is normal and falling, water temperature 80°F and stained. (USGS Lake Level) Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on minnows, punch bait, and worms around channels, main lake, and shorelines. Largemouth bass, bluegill sunfish, and green sunfish good on crankbaits, in-line spinnerbaits, plastic baits, and worms around shorelines and weed beds. Walleye slow on small lures and spoons around main lake. Report submitted by Tim Campbell, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.

Overholser: June 25. Elevation is .5 ft. below normal and stable, water temperature 82°F and stained. (USGS Lake Level) Blue and channel catfish fair on punch bait and worms around points and shallows. White bass fair on in-line spinnerbaits, jigs, and minnows around dam, docks, and points. Bluegill sunfish good on crickets and worms around brush structure and riprap. Report submitted by Mark Murray, game warden stationed in Canadian County.

Stanley Draper: June 24. Elevation is 1 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 77°F and stained. (USGS Lake Level) White bass fair on crankbaits, plastic baits, and small lures around inlet, main lake, and points. Crappie slow on jigs and minnows around docks. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.

Thunderbird: June 24. Elevation is .5 ft. above normal and falling, water temperature 76°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Saugeye fair on crankbaits, jigs, and plastic baits around points and rocks. Largemouth bass fair on Alabama rigs, buzz baits, plastic baits, spinnerbaits, and topwater lures around coves and shorelines. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait around dam, points, and riprap. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.

Wes Watkins: June 25. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 83°F and clear. (USGS Lake Level) Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, punch bait, and worms around riprap and shorelines. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and spinnerbaits around brush structure and points. White bass fair on crankbaits around main lake. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed in Pottawatomie County.

NORTHEAST

Bell Cow: June 23. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 81°F and stained. Largemouth bass good on buzz baits, crankbaits, plastic baits, and spinnerbaits around brush structure, dam, shallows, and standing timber. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around docks. Channel catfish fair on sunfish and worms around brush structure and shorelines. Report submitted by Harriet, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Birch: June 23. Elevation is 1 ft. below normal and stable, water temperature 80°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Crappie good on jigs and minnows around brush structure. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait around creek channels, points. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Carl Blackwell: June 25. Elevation is 3 ft. below normal and stable, water temperature 82°F and clear. Largemouth bass good on plastic baits around shallows and shorelines. Blue and channel catfish excellent on cut bait and shad around docks, flats, and shorelines. Saugeye fair on crankbaits and plastic baits around main lake, points, and riprap. Report submitted by Josey Branch, game warden stationed in Payne County.

Chandler: June 23. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 81°F and stained. Largemouth bass good on buzz baits, crankbaits, plastic baits, and spinnerbaits around brush structure, dam, shallows, and standing timber. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around docks. Channel catfish fair on sunfish and worms around brush structure and shorelines. Report submitted by Harriet, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Copan: June 23. Elevation is .5 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 78°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, crawfish, goldfish, hot dogs, live bait, live shad, shad, shrimp, stinkbait, sunfish, and worms below the dam, channels, main lake, and shorelines. Crappie fair 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: June 23. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 77°F and clear. (USGS Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, plastic baits, and topwater lures around brush structure, coves, and shorelines. Channel catfish fair on cut bait, stinkbait, and worms around coves, 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 23. Elevation is 2 ft. above normal and falling, water temperature 78°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, flukes, jigs, spoons, topwater lures, and worms around coves, docks, and shorelines. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, live shad, shad, sunfish, and worms below the dam, coves, and rocks. White bass and crappie fair on crankbaits, hair jigs, minnows, spoons, and tube jigs around brush structure, channels, docks, and main lake. Report submitted by Cody Morris, game warden stationed in Wagoner County.

Grand: June 23. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 85°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on in-line spinnerbaits, jerk baits, lipless baits, plastic baits, and spinnerbaits around coves, points, rocks, shorelines, and weed beds. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait, live shad, shad, shrimp, and stinkbait below the dam, channels, flats, main lake, and river channel. Crappie on hair jigs, jigs, and minnows around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by C. NEWKIRK, game warden stationed in Delaware County.

Greenleaf: June 24. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 78°F and clear. Crappie slow on jigs, minnows, and slabs around brush structure, coves, and docks. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait, shad, stinkbait, and worms around docks, main lake, rocks, and shallows. Report submitted by Dylan Langford, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

Hudson: June 23. 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 fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure and standing timber. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait and shad around river channel. Report submitted by Monte Reid, game warden stationed in Mayes County.

Hulah: June 23. Elevation is .5 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 78°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, live bait, live shad, sunfish, and worms below the dam, channels, riprap, river channel, and rocks. Crappie fair on hair jigs, minnows, PowerBait, and tube jigs below the dam, docks, and shorelines. White bass slow on lipless baits and rogues around river channel and river mouth. Report submitted by Lt. Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Kaw: June 23. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 85°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth and spotted bass fair on buzz baits, crankbaits, plastic baits, and topwater lures around main lake, points, riprap, rocks, and shorelines. Striped bass, striped bass hybrids, and white bass good on jigs, live bait, live shad, sassy shad, shad, and topwater lures below the dam, main lake, points, and riprap. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on cut bait, goldfish, live bait, shad, and sunfish around main lake, riprap, rocks, and shallows. Comments: Noodling has been excellent. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Kay County.

Keystone: June 23. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 80°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on jigs, lipless baits, plastic baits, and topwater lures around brush structure, points, riprap, and rocks. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, live shad, punch bait, and stinkbait around flats and main lake. Bluegill sunfish excellent on worms around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by Bailey Johnson, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois River: June 21. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 62°F and clear. Rainbow trout fair on caddis flies, in-line spinnerbaits, midges, nymphs, PowerBait, and worms below the dam, shallows, and shorelines. Comments: Current generation from dam 200 CFS Report submitted by Jerry Henry, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

Oologah: June 23. Elevation is 1 ft. above normal and falling, water temperature 79°F and clear. Flathead catfish good on shad around shallows and shorelines. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, plastic baits, and worms around brush structure and main lake. White bass fair on crankbaits below the dam and flats. Comments: Noodling is good Report submitted by J.D. Stauffer, game warden stationed in Rogers County.

Skiatook: June 23. Elevation is 5 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 80°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Striped bass hybrids and white bass good on live shad and shad around main lake. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Spavinaw: June 23. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 76°F and stained. (USGS Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and jigs 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.

Sooner: June 24. Elevation is 1 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 80°F and clear. Striped bass hybrids good on crankbaits, jigs, and live shad around main lake. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, live bait, sunfish, and worms around coves and flats. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits, spinnerbaits, and topwater lures around brush structure and weed beds. Report submitted by Stephen Paul, game warden stationed in Noble County.

Tenkiller: June 23. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 83°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, flukes, plastic baits, spoons, and topwater lures around brush structure, coves, docks, and shorelines. Crappie fair on hair jigs, minnows, and tube jigs around brush structure, docks, and main lake. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, live shad, shad, sunfish, and worms around channels, coves, and main lake. Report submitted by Cody Youngblood, game warden stationed in Cherokee County.

Webbers Falls: June 24. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 78°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Crappie fair on jigs, minnows, and slabs around brush structure and standing timber. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, jigs, plastic baits, spoons, and topwater lures around brush structure, points, and shorelines. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on cut bait, live bait, and shad around below the dam, main lake, riprap, and shallows. Report submitted by Dylan Langford, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

NORTHWEST

Canton: June 22. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 78°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Striped bass fair on crankbaits and live bait around main lake. Striped bass hybrids fair on crankbaits and live bait around main lake. Channel catfish fair on crickets, stinkbait, and worms around riprap. Report submitted by Blake Pearson, game warden stationed in Kingfisher County.

Fort Supply: June 24. Elevation is 1 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 83°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, and dough bait around channels, main lake, and rocks. Report submitted by Jason Badley, game warden stationed in Harper County.

Foss: June 23. Elevation is 1 ft. below normal and stable, water temperature 81°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Striped bass hybrids slow on crankbaits and jigs. Walleye slow on crankbaits and jigs. Channel catfish fair on cut bait, stinkbait, and minnows around main lake and rocks. Drum good on multiple jigs or crankbaits. Report submitted by Clint Carpenter, game warden stationed in Custer County.

SOUTHEAST

Arbuckle: June 24. Elevation is 1 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 83°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Bluegill, green, and redear sunfish fair on jigs and worms around creek channels, docks, and weed beds. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, hot dogs, and punch bait around channels. Largemouth and smallmouth bass slow on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, and plastic baits around creek channels and points. Report submitted by Casey Young, game warden stationed in Murray County.

Blue River: June 26. Elevation is 0.5 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 80°F and clear. (USGS Lake Level) Channel catfish good on chicken liver, punch bait, stinkbait, and worms around brush structure, channels, and rocks. Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass good on crankbaits, lipless baits, plastic baits, spinnerbaits, topwater lures, and tube jigs around brush structure, channels, rocks, shallows, shorelines, and weed beds. Comments: Channel catfish were stocked last week and fisherman have been reporting that they are catching them in good numbers. Report submitted by Ethan Lovelace, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Broken Bow: June 21. Elevation is 1 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 80°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass fair on Alabama rigs, bill baits, crankbaits, in-line spinnerbaits, plastic baits, spinnerbaits, and spoons around brush structure, main lake, points, river mouth, and standing timber. Crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs, minnows, and spoons around brush structure, points, and standing timber. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, punch bait, shrimp, stinkbait, and worms around channels, flats, and river mouth. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: June 21. Elevation is 1 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 80°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, hair jigs, spinnerbaits, and topwater lures around brush structure, docks, main lake, and standing timber. White bass good on jigs, small lures, and spoons around coves, main lake, and shorelines. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, hot dogs, live bait, PowerBait, stinkbait, and worms below the dam, channels, main lake, river mouth, and spillway. Report submitted by David deMontigny, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: June 23. Elevation is normal and stable, 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 23. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 84°F and clear. Largemouth bass excellent on crankbaits and plastic baits 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 21. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 63°F and clear. Rainbow trout fair on caddis flies, PowerBait, tube jigs, and worms below the dam, creek channels, and spillway. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

McGee Creek: June 21. Elevation is 1 ft. above normal and falling, water temperature 80°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth and spotted bass good on Alabama rigs, buzz baits, crankbaits, in-line spinnerbaits, jigs, and topwater lures around brush structure, docks, main lake, riprap, and standing timber. Channel and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, live bait, live shad, sunfish, and worms around creek channels, points, riprap, and rocks. Crappie slow on jigs, minnows, small lures, and tube jigs around brush structure, main lake, points, and standing timber. Report submitted by Shay Loudermilk, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Murray: June 25. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 80°F and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on jigs, lipless baits, and plastic baits around brush structure, points, riprap, and rocks. Channel catfish slow on hot dogs and shad around main lake. Report submitted by Jaylen Flynn, game warden stationed in Carter County.

Pine Creek: June 21. Elevation is 4 ft. above normal and falling, water temperature 79°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and topwater lures around coves, points, and river channel. Crappie good on jigs and minnows around brush structure, creek channels, and standing timber. Flathead catfish good on live bait and sunfish around rocks and shallows. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: June 21. 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, and topwater lures around brush structure, coves, points, shorelines, and weed beds. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, hot dogs, minnows, shad, shrimp, sunfish, and worms around brush structure, main lake, river channel, river mouth, standing timber, and tailwater. Crappie good on hair jigs, jigs, minnows, and small lures below the dam, channels, creek channels, and rocks. Report submitted by Logan Shimp, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: June 21. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 85°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass good on bill baits, buzz baits, crankbaits, lipless baits, plastic baits, spinnerbaits, and topwater lures around brush structure, channels, points, shorelines, and standing timber. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on cut bait, stinkbait, sunfish, and worms around brush structure, channels, points, and standing timber. Crappie good on jigs, minnows, and tube jigs around brush structure, points, and standing timber. Report submitted by Thomas Gillham, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: June 22. Elevation is 3 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 86°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Striped bass good on live shad and topwater lures around channels, flats, and points. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, dough bait, live shad, and punch bait around channels, coves, docks, points, and river channel. Crappie fair on caddis flies, hair jigs, jigs, and minnows around brush structure, coves, docks, and standing timber. Comments: Fishing this week has been good. Striper are biting very well on live shad in 18-30 ft. of water. Topwater should be starting soon. Catfish are biting on live shad near channels and ledges. Crappie are biting on minnows and jigs in 10-16 ft. of water. Report submitted by Garrett Beam, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: June 21. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 92°F and stained. (USACE Current Lake Level) Largemouth bass good on jigs, plastic baits, and topwater lures around brush structure, main lake, and river channel. Blue catfish good on cut bait and shad around main lake. Crappie good on jigs and minnows around brush structure. Report submitted by James Williams, game warden stationed in Le Flore County.

SOUTHWEST

Altus-Lugert: June 23. Elevation is 15 ft. below normal and stable, water temperature 80°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Channel catfish slow on worms around docks. Report submitted by Brandon Lehrman, game warden stationed in Greer County.

Ellsworth: June 23. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 85°F and murky. ( USGS Lake Level) Blue and channel catfish slow on cut bait, shad, and worms around main lake, points. White bass, crappie, and saugeye slow on jigs, minnows, small lures, and spoons around brush structure, docks, points, and shorelines. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.

LawtonkaJune 23. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 85°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Saugeye fair on lipless baits, small lures, and spoons around main lake and shallows. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.

Tom Steed: June 24. Elevation is 6 ft. below normal and stable, water temperature 80°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, punch bait, and stinkbait around flats, rocks, and standing timber. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.

Waurika: June 23. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 74°F and murky. Bass, Largemouth, Crappie fair on crankbaits, minnows, and plastic baits around docks, main lake, and rocks. Striped bass hybrids and white bass fair on crankbaits and minnows around main lake and rocks. Blue and channel catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait and stinkbait around creek channels, main lake, rocks, and shorelines. Report submitted by Tucker Clem, game warden stationed in Jefferson County.

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