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Fishing Report September 5, 2022 Featured

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Milton Cade with his catch from Keystone Lake. Share your photos with us at The Dock. Milton Cade with his catch from Keystone Lake. Share your photos with us at The Dock. Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation

NORTHEAST

Birch: September 4. Elevation is 2 ft. below normal, water temperature 75°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Blue and channel catfish good on shad around flats and points. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Copan: September 4. Elevation is 1.5 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 80°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Blue, channel, and flathead catfish slow on chicken liver, dough bait, goldfish, live bait, live shad, shad, shrimp, stinkbait, sunfish, and worms around main lake, riprap, river channel, and shorelines. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and spinnerbaits around brush structure, points, and shorelines. Crappie slow on hair jigs, PowerBait, and tube jigs around brush structure. Report submitted by Lt. Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Fort Gibson: September 5. Elevation is normal, water temperature 78°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) White bass fair on jigs, spoons around main lake, points. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits, spinnerbaits, and topwater lures around river channel, shorelines. Bluegill and green sunfish good on crickets, small lures, and worms around docks and rocks. Report submitted by Ben Haff, game warden stationed in Wagoner County.

Grand: September 6. Elevation is normal, water temperature 85°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and plastic baits around brush structure, docks, rocks, shorelines. Crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs, and minnows below the dam, brush structure and docks. Blue catfish good on cut bait and shad below the dam, docks, and main lake. Report submitted by Riley Willman, game warden stationed in Delaware County.

Greenleaf: September 4. Elevation is normal, water temperature 84°F and stained. Largemouth bass fair on bill baits, flukes, minnows, plastic baits, spinnerbaits, topwater lures, and worms around brush structure, coves, shallows, shorelines, and weed beds. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish slow on cut bait, goldfish, minnows, shad, and worms around coves, points, shorelines, and weed beds. Crappie fair on jigs, minnows, and small lures around brush structure and shallows. Report submitted by Dylan Langford, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

Hulah: September 4. Elevation is 1 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 80°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Blue, channel, and flathead catfish slow on chicken liver, live bait, live shad, shad, and worms around riprap, river channel, and shorelines. Crappie slow on hair jigs, PowerBait, and tube jigs around brush structure, docks, and shorelines. Report submitted by Lt. Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Kaw: September 5. Elevation is 1.5 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 70°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, crawfish, cut bait, goldfish, grass hoppers, live bait, live shad, shad, stinkbait, sunfish, and worms below the dam, creek channels, main lake, river channel, and river mouth. Striped bass hybrids and white bass excellent on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, live bait, live shad, sassy shad, shad, spoons, and topwater lures around main lake, points, river mouth, and rocks. Crappie good on grubs, jigs, live bait, minnows, and tube jigs around brush structure, main lake, and standing timber. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Kay County.

Keystone: September 4. Elevation is 1 ft. below normal, water temperature 81°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass fair on plastic baits, spinnerbaits around creek channels, points, and rocks. Blue catfish fair on cut bait, punch bait, shad, and sunfish around flats, main lake, river channel, river mouth, and rocks. Report submitted by Bailey Johnson, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois River: September 2. Elevation is normal, water temperature 65°F and stained. Rainbow trout fair on caddis flies, in-line spinnerbaits, midges, PowerBait, and worms below the dam. Comments: Best times are early morning and late evening below the dam and at the Watts area. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

Sooner: September 4. Elevation is 2.5 ft. below normal, water temperature 82°F and clear. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits, spinnerbaits, and topwater lures around brush structure, weed beds. Striped bass hybrids good on crankbaits and live shad around main lake. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, stinkbait, and sunfish around main lake. Report submitted by Stephen Paul, game warden stationed in Noble County.

Tenkiller: September 4. Elevation is 3.5 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 82°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) White bass fair on Alabama rig, crankbaits, jigs, small lures around flats, main lake. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits, spinnerbaits, topwater lures around brush structure, points, and shorelines. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on cut bait, live bait, live shad, and sunfish around coves, points, and shorelines. Report submitted by Cody Youngblood, game warden stationed in Cherokee County.

Webbers Falls: September 4. Elevation is normal, water temperature 84°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level)  Largemouth and spotted bass fair on buzz baits, flukes, plastic baits, small lures, spinnerbaits, and topwater lures around brush structure, main lake, points, and shorelines. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, goldfish, minnows, shad, and sunfish around coves, shallows, shorelines, and tailwater. Striped and white bass fair on in-line spinnerbaits, sassy shad, shad, small lures, and topwater lures below the dam, riprap, river channel, shorelines, and tailwater. Report submitted by Dylan Langford, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

NORTHWEST

Canton: September 4. Elevation is below normal, water temperature 84°F and clear. (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.

Foss: September 5. Elevation is 3.5 ft. below normal, water temperature 75°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Walleye fair on worms around main lake. Catfish good on trotlines with cut bait and on rod-and-reel. Striped bass hybrids fair drifting minnows. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House.

SOUTHEAST

Broken Bow: September 4. Elevation is 8 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 86°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: September 2. Elevation is 2 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 79°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass fair on in-line spinnerbaits, jerk baits, jigs, and plastic baits around brush structure, channels, docks, rocks, and weed beds. White bass fair on crankbaits, hair jigs, and spoons around flats and main lake. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on live bait, live shad, shad, and sunfish around channels, river channel, and river mouth. Report submitted by Jake Rowland, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: September 2. Elevation is 2 ft. below normal and falling, 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 channel, shorelines, and standing timber. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows below the dam, brush structure, main lake, river channel, and standing timber. Report submitted by Andrew Potter, game warden stationed in Choctaw County.

Konawa: September 4. Elevation is normal, water temperature 88°F and clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, plastic baits, and spinnerbaits around points, river channel, and weed beds. Striped bass hybrids and white bass fair on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, and live shad around inlet, main lake, and river channel. Channel catfish good on chicken liver and cut bait around inlet, riprap, and weed beds. Report submitted by Garret Harley, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

McGee Creek: September 2. Elevation is 4 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 83°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth, spotted, and white bass fair on crankbaits, in-line spinnerbaits, plastic baits, and topwater lures around main lake, points, rocks, and shorelines. Channel and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, crawfish, goldfish, sunfish, and worms around creek channels. 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: September 2. Elevation is 4 ft. below normal, water temperature 84°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass good on crankbaits and topwater lures around coves and points. Crappie good on jigs around brush structure. Channel catfish good on chicken liver and cut bait around coves and creek channels. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: September 2. Elevation is normal, water temperature 82°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth and spotted bass fair on minnows, plastic baits, small lures, spinnerbaits, spoons, and topwater lures around brush structure, coves, creek channels, points, rocks, tailwater, and weed beds. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, grass hoppers, hot dogs, minnows, shad, shrimp, and worms below the dam, coves, main lake, shorelines, and tailwater. Crappie good on hair jigs, jigs, and minnows around brush structure, main lake, points, rocks, and weed beds. Report submitted by Logan Shimp, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: September 2. Elevation is 1 ft. below normal, water temperature 80°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on bill baits, sassy shad, and spinnerbaits around coves, points, rocks, and shorelines. Blue and channel catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, and dough bait around creek channels, main lake, and river channel. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure, creek channels, and standing timber. Report submitted by Eric Barnes, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: September 4. Elevation is normal and rising, water temperature 85°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Striped bass fair on live shad, sassy shad, slabs, and topwater lures below the dam, channels, creek channels, flats, main lake, points, and river channel. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, dough bait, live shad, punch bait, shad, stinkbait, and sunfish below the dam, channels, docks, points, and river mouth. Crappie fair on grubs, hair jigs, jigs, and minnows around brush structure, coves, docks, points, rocks, standing timber. Comments: Fishing this week has been about the same. Striper are feeding around Platter Flats and Washita Point areas. They are feeding on live shad in 20-45 ft. of water. Catfish are biting on live shad and cut bait in 20-50 ft. of water. Crappie are biting on jigs and minnows in 12-22 ft. of water. Report submitted by Garrett Beam, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

SOUTHWEST

Ellsworth: September 4. Elevation is 2 ft. below normal, water temperature 86°F and murky. (USGS Lake Level) Crappie slow on jigs and nymphs around brush structure, docks, and standing timber. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, and shad around channels, main lake, and points. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.

Lawtonka: September 4. Elevation is 1.5 ft. below normal, water temperature 87°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around dam and docks. Saugeye slow on crankbaits, sassy shad, and small lures around dam, main lake, and rocks. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.

Waurika: September 4. Elevation is 1.5 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 84°F and murky. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait and shad around main lake and shorelines. Striped bass hybrids and white bass fair on sassy shad and shad around dam and points. Crappie slow on minnows and tube jigs around docks and rocks. Report submitted by Matt Farris, game warden stationed in Jefferson County.

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