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Erin Graeber with a crappie she caught at Guthrie Lake. Share your photos with us on The Dock. Erin Graeber with a crappie she caught at Guthrie Lake. Share your photos with us on The Dock. Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation

CENTRAL

Arcadia: June 7. Elevation is 1 ft. above normal and falling, water temperature 72°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Saugeye fair on crankbaits around points. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait and worms around riprap and shallows. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure, standing timber and weed beds. Report submitted by Mark Murray, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.

Hefner: June 5. Elevation is normal and rising, water temperature 72°F and stained. (USGS Lake Level) Channel and blue catfish good on punch bait, shrimp and worms around coves, docks and main lake. White bass, striped hybrid bass and saugeye good on flukes and spinnerbaits around dam, main lake and sandbars. Green and bluegill sunfish good on hot dogs and worms around docks and shorelines. Report submitted by Tim Campbell, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.

Overholser: June 7. Elevation is normal and rising, water temperature 73°F and stained. (USGS Lake Level) Black crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs and minnows around riprap. Striped hybrid bass fair on crawfish, flukes and shrimp around main lake and shorelines. Bluegill sunfish excellent on crickets and worms around shallows and shorelines. Report submitted by Mark Murray, game warden stationed in Canadian County.

Stanley Draper: June 6. Elevation is 6 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 72°F and stained. (USGS Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits, spinnerbaits and topwater lures around points, shallows, shorelines, standing timber and weed beds. White and black crappie slow on jigs and minnows around brush structure and docks. White bass fair on plastic baits and small lures around inlet and points. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.

Thunderbird: June 6. Elevation is normal and rising, water temperature 72°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Channel and blue catfish fair on live bait, punch bait and worms around the dam and main lake. White and black crappie slow on jigs around docks. Report submitted by Zach Paulk, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.

Wes Watkins: June 7. Elevation is normal and rising, water temperature 73°F and stained. (USGS Lake Level) Channel catfish good on punch bait, shrimp and worms around riprap and shorelines. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed in Pottawatomie County.

NORTHEAST

Bell Cow: June 5. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 72°F and murky. Largemouth bass slow on buzz baits and plastic baits around brush structure, riprap and standing timber. Channel catfish excellent on worms around brush structure, shallows and shorelines. White and black crappie fair on jigs around docks. Report submitted by Jacob Harriet, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Birch: June 5. Elevation is .5 ft. above normal and falling, water temperature 75°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) White and black crappie good on jigs and minnows around brush structure and standing timber. Blue catfish fair on shad around creek channels and points. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Carl Blackwell: June 6. Elevation is normal and rising, water temperature 71°F and stained. Striped hybrid bass good on crankbaits around main lake, points and riprap. Blue catfish excellent on chicken liver, cut bait and shad around flats, points, shallows and shorelines. Saugeye good on crankbaits and jigs around channels, points, riprap, rocks and shallows. Report submitted by Josey Branch, game warden stationed in Payne County.

Chandler: June 5. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 73°F and murky. Channel catfish fair on worms around dam and shorelines. Black and white crappie slow on jigs and minnows around brush structure and dam. Largemouth bass fair on buzz baits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits around rocks, shallows and shorelines. Report submitted by Jacob Harriet, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Copan: June 5. Elevation is .5 ft. above normal and falling, water temperature 60°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass slow on crankbaits, jerk baits, minnows and spinnerbaits around points, shorelines, standing timber and weed beds. Flathead, channel and blue catfish fair on live bait, live shad, sunfish and worms below the dam, around channels, shorelines and tailwater. White and black crappie slow on hair jigs, jigs, minnows and tube jigs around brush structure, docks and shorelines. Report submitted by Lt. Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Eucha: June 5. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 70°F and stained. (USGS Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on Alabama rig, bill baits, crankbaits, spinnerbaits and topwater lures around brush structure, docks, points, shallows and shorelines. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, shad and stinkbait around channels, coves, docks, flats and main lake. White bass, black and white crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs, minnows and small lures around brush structure, coves, docks, riprap and shallows. Report submitted by Zane Arnold, game warden stationed in Delaware County.

Fort Gibson: June 6. Elevation is 7 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 70°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Channel and blue catfish good on shad below the dam, along the main lake, points and river channel. Largemouth bass good on plastic baits and topwater lures around main lake, shallows and shorelines. Paddlefish fair on snagging below the dam. Report submitted by Ben Haff, game warden stationed in Wagoner County.

Grand: June 5. Elevation is 2 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 73°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass good on Alabama rig, crankbaits, plastic baits and topwater lures around brush structure, docks and shorelines. Blue catfish good on cut bait and live bait below the dam, around channels, docks and shorelines. White crappie good on hair jigs, jigs and minnows below the dam, around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by Riley Willman, game warden stationed in Delaware County.

Greenleaf: June 5. Elevation is normal and falling, water temperature 70°F and stained. Largemouth bass fair on bill baits, in-line spinnerbaits, minnows, plastic baits, spinnerbaits, topwater lures and worms around brush structure, coves, shallows and shorelines. Redear and green sunfish fair on hair jigs, in-line spinnerbaits, small lures and worms around brush structure, docks and shorelines. Flathead, channel and blue catfish fair on chicken liver, minnows, shad, shrimp, sunfish and worms around coves, flats, shallows and shorelines. Report submitted by Dylan Langford, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

Hudson: June 5. Elevation is .50 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 73°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Blue catfish good on cut bait and shad below the dam and around the river channel. White crappie slow on jigs and minnows around brush structure. Report submitted by Monte Reid, game warden stationed in Mayes County.

Hulah: June 5. Elevation is 3 ft. above normal and falling, water temperature 60°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Flathead, blue and channel catfish fair on chicken liver, crawfish, hot dogs, live bait, live shad, minnows, shad, shrimp, sunfish and worms below the dam, around channels, main lake, riprap, river channel, shorelines and tailwater. White and black 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.

Kaw: June 6. Elevation is 9 ft. above normal and falling, water temperature 75°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Flathead, blue, and channel catfish fair on crawfish, cut bait, goldfish, live bait, live shad, shad, sunfish and worms below the dam, around points, riprap, river channel, rocks, shallows and shorelines. Striped, striped hybrid and white bass slow on Alabama rigs, jigs, live bait, sassy shad, shad and topwater lures below the dam. Paddlefish good on snagging below the dam. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Kay County.

Keystone: June 7. Elevation is 10 ft. above normal and rising, water temperature 78°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on buzz baits, crankbaits, jerk baits, jigs, lipless baits, live bait, minnows, plastic baits, spinnerbaits and topwater lures around brush structure, channels, coves, creek channels, flats, points, riprap, rocks, standing timber and weed beds. White crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs, minnows, slabs, small lures and spoons around brush structure, coves, creek channels, docks and points. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait, dough bait, live bait and punch bait below the dam, around brush structure, channels, dam, docks, flats and main lake. Report submitted by Bailey Johnson, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois River: June 5. Elevation is 11 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 60°F and stained. Rainbow trout fair on caddis flies, in-line spinnerbaits, midges, nymphs, PowerBait and worms below the dam. Comments: Water generation is on 24-hour schedule running close to 4000 cfs. Fish are being caught out of current break lines and calm water. Report submitted by Jerry Henry, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

Oologah: June 5. Elevation is 7 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 70°F and stained. Largemouth bass good on plastic baits around main lake and rocks. Blue catfish good on Alabama rigs, shad and worms below the dam. Paddlefish fair on snagging below the dam. Report submitted by J.D. Stauffer, game warden stationed in Rogers County.

Skiatook: June 3. Elevation is 1 ft. above normal and falling, water temperature 75°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Striped hybrid and white bass fair on live shad, shad and spoons around main lake. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut bait, live shad and shad around main lake. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Sooner: June 5. Elevation is 2.5 ft. below normal and stable, water temperature 76°F and murky. Largemouth bass slow on jerk baits and plastic baits around rocks and weed beds. Striped hybrid bass and saugeye fair on crankbaits, jigs and live shad around discharge and main lake. Channel and blue catfish slow on cut bait, live bait and stinkbait around main lake. Comments: All walleye, sauger, and saugeye less than 18 inches must be released back to the water immediately. Report submitted by Stephen Paul, game warden stationed in Noble County.

Spavinaw: June 5. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 73°F and stained. (USGS Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, jigs and plastic baits around coves, shallows and shorelines. Black crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure and docks. White bass fair on crankbaits and jigs around creek channels and flats. Comments: Due to flooding conditions the boat ramps have been closed periodically by City of Tulsa rangers. Contact the City of Tulsa Park office prior to driving to lake to check if boat ramps are open or not. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Mayes County.

Tenkiller: June 5. Elevation is 8.5 ft. above normal and falling, water temperature 70°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Smallmouth and largemouth bass good on crankbaits, plastic baits, spinnerbaits and topwater lures around brush structure, creek channels, points and shorelines. White bass fair on Alabama rigs, crankbaits and hair jigs around creek channels and flats. Black crappie good on minnows, tube jigs and worms around brush structure and docks. Comments: The lake level continues to drop exposing debris washed in from recent high water, boaters should still use caution. Anglers are finding success around the lake with the action picking up. Report submitted by Cody Youngblood, game warden stationed in Cherokee County.

Webbers Falls: June 5. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 70°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Flathead, channel, and blue catfish fair on cut bait, minnows, shad and worms below the dam, around flats, shallows and shorelines. White and striped bass fair on hair jigs, in-line spinnerbaits, lipless baits, minnows, sassy shad and small lures below the dam, around shallows, shorelines and tailwater. White and black slow on hair jigs, jigs, minnows and worms around brush structure, flats, shallows and shorelines. Report submitted by Dylan Langford, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

NORTHWEST

Canton: June 5. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 75°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Channel catfish good on stinkbait and worms around the dam. Report submitted by Brayden Hicks, game warden stationed in Blaine County.

Fort Supply: June 3. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 72°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Channel catfish slow on punch bait and shad around main lake. White crappie slow on minnows around brush structure, main lake and shallows. Report submitted by Jason Badley, game warden stationed in Harper County.

Foss: June 6. Elevation 2.87 ft. below normal with gates closed, water 70s and clear. Walleye good along the dam and around Cedar Point. Catfish good close to the north side in Reserve area. Striped bass hybrids fair in deep water. Crappie good around the fishing dock. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House.

SOUTHEAST

Arbuckle: June 6. Elevation normal, water 81 and clear. Bass good off points, then down as much as 25 ft. with big worm. Crappie slow off docks and crappie fair in the lake off brush piles 2-25 ft. deep. White bass excellent on topwater fish chasing shad and minnows using Long Johns or roadrunner type baits. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: June 7. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 76°F and murky. (USGS Lake Level) Spotted, largemouth and smallmouth bass fair on plastic baits, spinnerbaits and topwater lures around brush structure, rocks, shallows and shorelines. Channel catfish good on stinkbait and worms around river channel and rocks. Report submitted by Ethan Lovelace, technician at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Broken Bow: June 3. Elevation is 1 ft. above normal and rising, water temperature 81°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Spotted, largemouth and smallmouth bass good on Alabama rigs, crankbaits and plastic baits around brush structure, coves, points and standing timber. White and black 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: June 3. Elevation is 2 ft. above normal and falling, water temperature 72°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Spotted, smallmouth, and largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure, creek channels and weed beds. Flathead, blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, goldfish, live bait and live shad around channels, river channel and rocks. White and black crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs, minnows and spoons around brush structure, creek channels and points. Report submitted by Jake Rowland, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: June 3. Elevation is 1 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 77°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Flathead, blue and channel catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, live bait, punch bait, shad, stinkbait and sunfish below the dam, around channels, creek channels, main lake, river channel, shorelines and standing timber. White crappie good on jigs and minnows 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: June 5. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 74°F and clear. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits, plastic baits and topwater lures around main lake, points and weed beds. White and striped hybrid bass fair on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, live shad and spoons around coves, discharge, 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: June 3. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 56°F and clear. Rainbow trout excellent on caddis flies, plastic baits, PowerBait and tube jigs around creek channels, dam and spillway. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

McGee Creek: June 3. Elevation is 1 ft. above normal and rising, water temperature 77°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Spotted and largemouth bass good on jigs, plastic baits and topwater lures around creek channels, points and shorelines. White crappie good on jigs and minnows around creek channels and standing timber. White bass fair on crankbaits and topwater lures around main lake and points. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Murray: June 7. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 78°F and clear. Smallmouth and largemouth bass slow on Alabama rig, crankbaits and plastic baits around brush structure, flats, main lake and rocks. White bass are slow on minnows around main lake. Report submitted by Jaylen Flynn , game warden stationed in Carter County.

Pine Creek: June 3. Elevation is 2 ft. above normal and falling, water temperature 69°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass good on jerk baits, plastic baits, spinnerbaits and worms around brush structure, channels and coves. Black crappie good on jigs, minnows and tube jigs around brush structure and standing timber. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait and punch bait around river channel. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: June 3. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 69°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Spotted and largemouth bass good on buzz baits, crankbaits, minnows, plastic baits, small lures, spinnerbaits, spoons and topwater lures around coves, creek channels, docks, points, rocks, standing timber and weed beds. Flathead, blue and channel catfish good on chicken liver, grubs, hot dogs, shad, shrimp, sunfish and worms around main lake, river channel, river mouth and tailwater. White and black crappie good on hair jigs, jigs and minnows around brush structure, channels, coves, docks, standing timber, tailwater and weed beds. Report submitted by Logan Shimp, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: June 3. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 75°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Channel and blue catfish fair on chicken liver, dough bait and PowerBait around channels, creek channels and main lake. Largemouth bass fair on bill baits, buzz baits, jerk baits and plastic baits around brush structure, main lake, points, riprap and rocks. White crappie fair on jigs, minnows, PowerBait and tube jigs around brush structure, channels, creek channels and river channel. Report submitted by Eric Barnes, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: June 2. Elevation is 2 ft. below normal and rising, water temperature 71°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Striped bass good on live bait, live shad, plastic baits, sassy shad and topwater lures around channels, coves, creek channels, flats and points. Blue catfish fair on cut bait, dough bait, goldfish, hot dogs, live shad, punch bait, shad, stinkbait, sunfish and worms below the dam, around channels, coves, creek channels, docks, points and river channel.  Black crappie good on grubs, hair jigs, jigs, minnows, nymphs and PowerBait around brush structure, coves, docks, rocks and standing timber. Comments: Fishing this week has been good. Striper are being caught on live shad and using topwater lures. Early morning and later evening right before dark in the topwater action. Blue cats are biting on live shad and punch bait near docks. They are biting in 12-32 ft. of water. Crappie are biting on jigs and minnows in 3-22 ft. of water. Report submitted by Garrett Beam, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: June 3. Elevation is .5 ft. above normal and falling, water temperature 70°F and stained. (USACE Current Lake Level) Spotted and largemouth bass good on bill baits, buzz baits, plastic baits, spinnerbaits and topwater lures around brush structure, channels, coves, points and shorelines. Flathead, blue and channel catfish good on chicken liver, crawfish, cut bait, shad, shrimp, stinkbait, sunfish and worms below the dam, around brush structure, channels, main lake, points, shorelines and standing timber. White and black crappie good on jigs, minnows, small lures and tube jigs below the dam, around brush structure, channels, points, shorelines and standing timber. Report submitted by Thomas Gillham, game warden stationed in Le Flore County.

SOUTHWEST

Altus-Lugert: June 7. Elevation is 25 ft. below normal and rising, water temperature 71°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Walleye, channel catfish and white crappie fair on bill baits, crankbaits, jigs and minnows around docks, main lake and rocks. Report submitted by Brandon Lehrman, game warden stationed in Greer County.

Ellsworth: June 5. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 72°F and murky. ( USGS Lake Level) White crappie fair on jigs, minnows and tube jigs around brush structure, docks and rocks. Channel and blue catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait and shad around main lake, points and shallows. Saugeye slow on crankbaits, sassy shad and small lures around main lake, points and shorelines. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.

Fort Cobb: June 5. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 74°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) White crappie fair on jigs around riprap and rocks. Report submitted by Justin Cornett, game warden stationed in Caddo County.

Lawtonka: June 5. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 74°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Saugeye slow on crankbaits, sassy shad and small lures around main lake, points and shorelines. White crappie slow on jigs, minnows, tube jigs around brush structure, docks and rocks. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.

Tom Steed: June 7. Elevation is 3 ft. below normal and rising, water temperature 70°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) White and striped hybrid bass fair on crankbaits around main lake and points. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait, shad and stinkbait around points and rocks. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.

Waurika: June 6. Elevation is .5 ft. below normal and stable, water temperature 72°F and murky. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait, dough bait and punch bait around creek channels, main lake and shorelines. Saugeye and walleye fair on crankbaits around dam and riprap. White and black crappie fair 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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