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Southeast Area Lake Report - May 30 Featured

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Oklahoma’s Free Fishing Days are June 2-3, 2018. Anyone may fish in Oklahoma during these days without a state license (free paddlefish permit still required). Some city permits may still be required Oklahoma’s Free Fishing Days are June 2-3, 2018. Anyone may fish in Oklahoma during these days without a state license (free paddlefish permit still required). Some city permits may still be required

A Service of the Oklahoma Wildlife Department

Broken Bow: May 25. Elevation below normal, water 84 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on Alabama rigs, flukes, plastic baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure, flats, points, shorelines and standing timber. Channel, blue and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, live bait, punch bait and worms along channels, in coves, creek channels and points. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: May 25. Elevation normal, water murky. Striped bass excellent on cut bait, jerk bait and topwater lures below the dam and along the dam. Flathead and blue catfish good on cut bait, dough bait, stinkbait and worms in the main lake and along rocks. Crappie fair on jigs, live bait, minnows and tube jigs around brush structure, main lake and standing timber. Report submitted by Cannon Harrison, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: May 25. Elevation normal, water 72 and murky. Blue, channel and blue catfish excellent on cut bait and shad below the dam, along channels, creek channels and river channel. Crappie good on minnows and jigs below the dam, around brush structure, creek channels and shorelines. Largemouth bass fair on jerk baits, jigs and plastic baits around brush structure, in coves and shorelines. Report submitted by Andrew Potter, game warden stationed in Choctaw County.

Konawa: May 25. Elevation normal, water 86 and clear. Largemouth bass excellent on crankbaits, plastic baits and topwater lures in the main lake, around points, river channel and weed beds. Striped bass hybrids and white bass good on Alabama rigs, crankbaits and live shad in coves, discharge, main lake and river channel. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, stinkbait and worms in coves, creek channels, riprap and shorelines. Report submitted by Garret Harley, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

Lower Mountain Fork: May 25. Elevation normal, water clear. Trout good on caddis flies, PowerBait and small lures along channels and rocks. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Lower Mountain Fork: May 24. Stocked approximately 1,700 rainbow trout on May 24. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the southeast region office.

McGee Creek: May 25. Elevation normal, water 70. Largemouth and spotted bass good on buzz baits, plastic baits and topwater lures around brush structure, points and rocks. Crappie, spotted and white bass fair on minnows along creek channels, docks and standing timber. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver and stinkbait along the river channel. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Pine Creek: May 25. Elevation below normal, water clear. Largemouth bass good on plastic baits and spinnerbaits in coves and around points. Crappie good on minnows around brush structure. Channel catfish good on chicken liver along creek channels and main lake. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: May 26. Elevation normal, water murky. Largemouth and spotted bass good on Alabama rigs, bill baits, flukes, lipless baits, flukes, lipless baits, plastic baits, rogues, spinnerbaits and tube jigs around brush structure, channels, in coves, creek channels, points, riprap, shallows, shorelines and weed beds. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, dough bait, live bait, live shad and stinkbait along channels, creek channels, flats, main lake, river channel and river mouth. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Texoma: May 25. Elevation normal, water 78 and stained. Striped and white bass excellent on live shad and topwater lures along channels, main lake and river channel. Striper fishing is great right now, live bait fishing is best early morning but the bite is on throughout the day. Searching for fish on electronics is the key when dropping live shad for striper. Early mornings and late evenings topwater fishing has been picking up ( Look for fish feeding on the surface, shad will be leaping out of the water). Blue catfish good on live bait and shad below the dam, along channels, discharge, main lake, river channel and tailwater. Cut shad and live shad are great for summer blue cats in the main lake and as well below the dam. Crappie fair on grubs, hair jigs, live bait, jigs, minnows and tube jigs around brush structure, docks, rocks and standing timber. Crappie fishing is best under docks in about 15-20 ft. of water beneath docks and under lights after sunset. Report submitted by Trey Hale, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: May 25. Elevation normal, water cloudy. Largemouth bass good on bill baits and plastic baits around brush structure and points. Blue catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait and shad along channels and main lake. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around brush structure 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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