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Southeast Area Lakes Fishing Report for August 16 Featured

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Blue River: August 16. Elevation is .5 ft. below normal, water temperature 84°F and clear. (USGS Lake Level) Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, jigs, and spinnerbaits around brush structure, channels, and rocks. Channel catfish good on cut bait, punch bait, and worms around channels and rocks. Report submitted by Ethan Lovelace, technician at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Broken Bow: August 13. Elevation is 6 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 90°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass fair on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, plastic baits, and spoons around brush structure, main lake, points, river mouth, and standing timber. Crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs, minnows, and spoons around brush structure, points, and standing timber. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: August 12. Elevation is 1 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 86°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, in-line spinnerbaits, jerk baits, lipless baits, spinnerbaits, spoons, and topwater lures around channels, main lake, points, and rocks. White bass good on crankbaits, hair jigs, plastic baits, and small lures around flats and main lake. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on cut bait, live bait, live shad, minnows, and worms around channels, river channel, river mouth, and rocks. Report submitted by Jake Rowland, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: August 12. 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, main lake, river channel, shorelines, and standing timber. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows below the dam, brush structure, channels, main lake, river channel, and standing timber. Report submitted by Andrew Potter, game warden stationed in Choctaw County.

Konawa: August 14. Elevation is normal, water temperature 94°F and clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and plastic baits around main lake, points, river channel, and weed beds. Striped bass hybrids and white bass fair on Alabama rigs and crankbaits 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.

Lower Mountain Fork: August 12. Elevation is normal, water temperature 68°F and clear. Rainbow trout on PowerBait, small lures, and tube jigs below the dam, rocks, and spillway. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

McGee Creek: August 12. Elevation is 2 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 90°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth, spotted, and white bass fair on buzz baits, crankbaits, in-line spinnerbaits, plastic baits, and topwater lures around main lake, points, and rocks. Channel and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, crawfish, goldfish, grass hoppers, and worms around channels and riprap. 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:  August 12. Elevation is 3 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 85°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits and topwater lures around coves, creek channels, and points. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure, and standing timber. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, stinkbait, and worms below the dam. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: August 12. Elevation is normal, water temperature 87°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs, minnows below the dam, brush structure, creek channels, docks, rocks, tailwater, weed beds. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on buzz baits, minnows, plastic baits, small lures, spinnerbaits, and topwater lures around brush structure, channels, points, rocks, shallows, shorelines, and weed beds. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, hot dogs, minnows, shrimp, sunfish, and worms below the dam, creek channels, main lake, river channel, river mouth, standing timber, and tailwater. Report submitted by Logan Shimp, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: August 12. Elevation is 1 ft. below normal, water temperature 80°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Blue catfish fair on cut bait around creek channels, main lake, and river channel. Crappie fair on minnows around brush structure and standing timber. Largemouth bass fair on buzz baits, crankbaits, and spinnerbaits. Report submitted by Eric Barnes, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: August 14. Elevation is 2 ft. below normal, water temperature 89°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Striped bass fair on live shad and topwater lures below the dam, channels, and points. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, dough bait, live shad, shad, stinkbait, and sunfish below the dam, channels, coves, docks, points, and river mouth. Crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs, minnows, and small lures around brush structure, channels, coves, docks, points, rocks, standing timber, and weed beds. Comments: Fishing this week has been good. Striper continue to feed very well on live shad. The bite is early right now. Catfish are biting on cut bait pretty well in 15-28 ft. of water. Crappie are biting on hair jigs and minnows in 14-22 ft. of water. Report submitted by Garrett Beam, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: August 12. Elevation is normal, water temperature 94°F and stained. (USACE Current Lake Level) Largemouth bass slow on buzz baits, jigs, and spinnerbaits around channels, main lake, and river channel. Channel catfish fair on cut bait and punch bait around main lake and river channel. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure, main lake, and river channel. Report submitted by James Williams, game warden stationed in Le Flore County.

 

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