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SOUTHEAST AREA LAKES FISHING REPORT FOR DEC 14  Featured

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Ron Miller with a smallmouth bass he caught at Skiatook Lake. Ron Miller with a smallmouth bass he caught at Skiatook Lake. Photo from the Oklahoma Wildlife Department

 

Blue River: December 12. Elevation is normal, water temperature 51°F and clear. (USGS Lake Level) Rainbow trout on in-line spinnerbaits, midges, nymphs, PowerBait, spoons, and worms around creek channels, river channel, and rocks. Report submitted by Ethan Lovelace, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Broken Bow: December 9. Elevation is 8 ft. below normal and rising, water temperature 51°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass fair on Alabama rigs, bill baits, crankbaits, plastic baits, and spoons around brush structure, creek channels, main lake, points, and standing timber. Crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs, minnows, and spoons around brush structure, coves, points, and standing timber. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: December 9. Elevation is 4 ft. below normal and rising, water temperature 47°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass good on crankbaits, jerk baits, lipless baits, and plastic baits around main lake, points, and riprap. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, live bait, live shad, and shad around channels, river channel, and river mouth. Crappie good on hair jigs, minnows, and spoons below the dam, brush structure, and docks. Report submitted by Jake Rowland, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: December 9. Elevation is 3 ft. above normal, water temperature 62°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, brush structure, channels, main lake, river channel, 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: December 11. Elevation is normal, water temperature 54°F and clear. Largemouth bass slow on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, and plastic baits around points, riprap, river channel, and weed beds. Striped bass hybrids and white bass slow on Alabama rigs and crankbaits around coves, discharge, and river channel. Channel catfish slow on chicken liver and cut bait around coves, inlet, riprap, and weed beds. Report submitted by Garret Harley, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

Lower Mountain Fork: December 9. Elevation is normal, water temperature 55°F and clear. Rainbow trout fair on PowerBait, tube jigs, and worms around creek channels and rocks. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

McGee Creek: December 9. Elevation is 3 ft. below normal and rising, water temperature 54°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Channel and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, and live shad around brush structure, channels, main lake, and shorelines. Largemouth and spotted bass excellent on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, in-line spinnerbaits, and sassy shad around brush structure, coves, creek channels, main lake, and standing timber. Crappie slow on jigs, minnows, and tube jigs around brush structure, docks, and points. Report submitted by Shay Loudermilk, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Pine Creek: December 9. Elevation is 4 ft. above normal and rising, water temperature 58°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass good on Alabama rigs and spoons around creek channels and points. Crappie good on jigs and minnows around brush structure and creek channels. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver and cut bait around flats and river channel. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: December 9. Elevation is normal, water temperature 48°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on dough bait, hot dogs, minnows, shad, sunfish, and worms below the dam, channels, main lake, river channel, and river mouth. Crappie good on hair jigs, jigs, and minnows around brush structure, channels, points, and weed beds. Largemouth and spotted bass good on crankbaits, minnows, and plastic baits around brush structure, points, and weed beds. Report submitted by Logan Shimp, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

 

Sardis: December 9. Elevation is 1 ft. below normal, water temperature 50°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on bill baits and crankbaits around coves and points. Blue and channel catfish fair on chicken liver and cut bait around main lake and river channel. Crappie fair on minnows around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Eric Barnes, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: December 11. Elevation is 3 ft. below normal, water temperature 54°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Striped bass good on flukes, live shad, and sassy shad around channels, flats, main lake, and points. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, live bait, live shad, punch bait, and stinkbait below the dam, channels, coves, creek channels, docks, points, river channel, and river mouth. Crappie fair on caddis flies, grubs, hair jigs, jigs, and minnows around brush structure, channels, coves, docks, points, and standing timber. Comments: Fishing this week was good; striper are biting on live shad and dead sticking. Cats are good on jugs and rod and reel with live shad and cut bait. Crappie are good on jigs near and around brush piles. Report submitted by Garrett Beam, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: December 9. Elevation is normal and rising, water temperature 53°F and stained. (USACE Current Lake Level) Largemouth bass slow on jigs, plastic baits, and spinnerbaits around brush structure and creek channels. Blue catfish good on cut bait and hot dogs around main lake. Crappie good on jigs and minnows around brush structure, main lake, and river channel. Report submitted by James Williams, game warden stationed in Le Flore County.

 

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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