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SOUTHEAST AREA FISHING REPORT FEB 24th Featured

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SOUTHEAST

A service of the Oklahoma Wildlife Department

Arbuckle: February 21. The lake is locked by Park. Water is frozen is some areas. No fishermen this week. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: February 22. Elevation normal, water 40 and slightly stained. Rainbow trout good on in-line spinnerbaits, midges, nymphs and PowerBait along the river channel and rocks. Report submitted by Ethan Lovelace, technician at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Broken Bow: February 19. Elevation normal, water 45. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on bill baits, crankbaits, jigs and spoons around points. Crappie fair on jigs, minnows and spoons around brush structure and points. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: February 20. Elevation above normal, water 39 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on crankbaits, jerk baits, jigs and small lures along channels, docks and main lake. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, hotdogs, live bait and stinkbait along creek channels, dam, main lake, river channel and river mouth. Crappie good on hair jigs, jigs, live bait and tube jigs around brush structure, creek channels, main lake, river channel and river mouth. Report submitted by David deMontigny, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: February 18. Elevation normal, water 49 and murky. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on cut bait, dough bait, live bait, punch bait, shad, stinkbait and sunfish below the dam, main lake, river channel and shorelines. Crappie fair 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: February 21. Elevation normal, water 34 and clear. Largemouth bass slow on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, lipless baits and plastic baits in the main lake, river channel and weed beds. Striped bass slow on Alabama rigs, crankbaits and live shad in coves, discharge and river channel. Channel catfish slow on chicken liver, cut bait and shrimp in coves, discharge and weed beds. Report submitted by Garret Harley, game stationed in Seminole County.

Lower Mountain Fork: February 19. Elevation normal, water clear. Rainbow trout fair on PowerBait and tube jigs along creek channels and spillway. Fishing has been limited due to the recent winter storm event that occurred this week in the region. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

McGee Creek: February 19. Elevation below normal, water 46. Largemouth bass slow on flukes and jerk bait in the main lake. Crappie slow on minnows along creek channels, river channel and standing timber. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Pine Creek: February 19. Elevation above normal, water clear. Largemouth bass and crappie slow on spoons along the river channel. Channel catfish fair on cut bait along creek channels and river channel. There was little activity this week due to winter storm in the region. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: February 19. Elevation normal, water murky. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, goldfish, hotdogs, minnows, shrimp, stinkbait and sunfish along channels, dam, main lake, river channel, river mouth and tailwater. Crappie and white bass good on grubs, hair jigs, jigs and small lures along channels, creek channels, points, sandbars and standing timber. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on buzz baits, crankbaits, minnows, plastic baits and small lures in coves, around points, rocks, shallows, shorelines, standing timber and weed beds. Report submitted by Logan Shimp, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: February 18. Elevation above normal, water 37. All fishing slow due to inclement weather. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: February 21. Elevation normal, water 39. Striped bass fair on flukes and live shad along channels, main lake and points. Blue catfish fair on cut bait, live shad and sunfish along channels, creek channels, points and river channel. Blue cats are still being caught between 3—40 ft. of water on juglines and rod-and-reel. Crappie slow on jigs around docks and standing timber. Fishing this week has been slower due to the severe weather. Report submitted by Garrett Beam, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: February 19. Elevation normal, water frozen. Largemouth and spotted bass slow. Blue catfish slow. Crappie slow. Report submitted by Thomas Gillham, game warden stationed in LeFlore County.

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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