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SOUTHEAST AREA FISHING REPORT FOR JAN 27 Featured

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Arbuckle: January 27. Elevation 1 ft. below normal, water 41. Largemouth and small mouth bass slow on Alabama rigs, jerk baits and crankbaits at 15 ft. Crappie and white bass being caught on spoons at 45-60 ft. in mid-lake. Dock fishing is slow. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Broken Bow: January 27. Elevation below normal, water 47 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on Alabama rigs, bill baits, red crankbaits and jigs around brush structure, points, river mouth and standing timber. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on cut bait, live shad and sunfish in the main lake, around points and river mouth. Crappie fair on minnows, jigs and tube jigs around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: January 28. Elevation below normal, water murky. Blue catfish good on dough bait, live shad and stinkbait along creek channels and sandbars. Crappie good on jigs in coves, along rocks and shallows. Smallmouth bass excellent on crickets, plastic baits and small lures. Report submitted by Cannon Harrison, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: January 28. Elevation above normal, water 49 and murky. Largemouth and spotted bass slow on lipless baits and spoons along creek channels. Blue and channel catfish excellent on cut bait, live shad and minnows in the main lake and shallows. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around brush structure. Report submitted by Jim Gillham, game warden stationed in Choctaw County.

Konawa: January 29. Elevation normal, water 50 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, jerk baits, jigs and plastic baits in the main lake, around points and river channel. Striped bass hybrids and white bass slow on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, live shad and spoons in coves, the discharge, main lake and river channel. Channel catfish slow on chicken liver, cut bait and dough bait in coves, creek channels and discharge. Report submitted by Garret Harley, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

Lower Mountain Fork: January 28. Elevation normal, water clear. Trout excellent on caddis flies and salmon eggs along creek channels, rocks, below the swim beach bridge and downstream of Evening Hole Bridge. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Lower Mountain Fork: January 25. Stocked approximately 1,100 rainbow trout on January 25. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the southeast region office.

McGee Creek: January 28. Elevation below normal, water 49 and clear. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on Alabama rigs, flukes and plastic baits along creek channels, in the main lake and around points. Crappie and white bass fair on minnows in the main lake and around standing timber. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Pine Creek: January 28. Elevation normal, water clear. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits and spoons in the main lake and around points. Crappie good on jigs along creek channels and points. Channel catfish good on chicken liver and stinkbait in the main lake. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Sardis: January 25. Elevation normal, water 48. Largemouth and spotted bass slow on crankbaits, jigs and spinnerbaits around brush structure, points, rocks and standing timber. Blue and channel catfish slow on cut bait and shad along channels and in the main lake. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Robber’s Cave: January 25. Stocked 275 rainbow trout on January 24. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the southeast region office.

Robert S. Kerr: January 28. Elevation normal, water murky. Crappie excellent on hair jigs, jigs and minnows around brush structure, creek channels, inlet, river mouth, standing timber and mouth of Big San Bois Creek. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, dough bait, live shad and stinkbait along channels, in the main lake, around points, river channel and river mouth. Largemouth and spotted bass slow on Alabama rigs, bill baits, crankbaits and lipless baits along channels, in the main lake, around points and riprap. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Texoma: January 28. Elevation normal, water semi-stained. Largemouth and smallmouth bass slow on bill baits, crankbaits, hair jigs and jerk baits around docks, points and rocks. Blue catfish good on live shad and shad below the dam, along channels, main lake, points, river channel and river mouth. Crappie fair on grubs, hair jigs, jigs, live bait and tube jigs around brush structure, docks and riprap. Report submitted by Bryan County.

Wister: January 28. Elevation normal, water cloudy. Largemouth bass good on bill baits and plastic baits along channels and standing timber. Blue catfish good on cut bait, shad and worms along channels, in the main lake and around standing timber. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around brush structure, channels and standing timber. Report submitted by Thomas Gillham, game warden stationed in LeFlore County. 

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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