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Southeast area lakes Fishing Report for February 12, 2020 Featured

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Arbuckle: February 8. Elevation above normal, water 47 and clear to stained up creeks. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/ARBU.lakepage.html. Bass slow on Alabama rigs, shaky heads and bass jigs. White bass being caught on spoons at 45-55 ft. near the dam. Crappie good on spoons and jigs at 55 ft. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Broken Bow: February 7. Elevation rising, water 49. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/BROK.lakepage.html. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits and spoons around points. Crappie fair on jigs, minnows and spoons around brush structure, points and standing timber. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: February 7. Elevation above normal, water murky. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/EUFA.lakepage.html. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait, live shad and shad around river mouth, rocks, sand bar, shallows and shorelines. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows at 12 ft. in coves and main lake. Striped bass fair on jigs, plastics and shrimp around dam, discharge, main lake and standing timber. Report submitted by Cannon Harrison, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: February 7. Elevation above normal, water 51 and murky. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/HUGO.lakepage.html. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on cut bait, dough bait, live bait, shad, stinkbait and sunfish below the dam, around channels, main lake, river channel and shorelines. Crappie good 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 8. Elevation normal, water 51 and clear. Largemouth bass good on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, lipless baits and plastic baits in the main lake, river channel and along weed beds. Report submitted by Garret Harley, game warden stationed in Seminole County. 

Lower Mountain Fork: February 7. Elevation normal, water clear. For current elevation conditions go to the US Geological Survey website at https://waterdata.usgs.gov/ok/nwis/uv?site_no=07339000. Rainbow trout good on caddis flies, PowerBait and salmon eggs around creek channels and spillway. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

McGee Creek: February 7. Elevation above normal, water 53. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/MCGE.lakepage.html. Largemouth and spotted bass slow on crankbaits, flukes, grubs and plastics around channels, flats, points and standing timber. Crappie and white bass slow on minnows around channels, creek channels, river channel and standing timber. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Pine Creek: February 7. Elevation above normal, water clear. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/PINE.lakepage.html.  Largemouth bass good on plastics and spoons around channels and points. Crappie good on jigs and spoons around brush structure. Channel catfish fair on cut bait punch bait around main lake and river channel. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: February 9. Elevation normal, water murky. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/webdata/gagedata/KERO2.current.html. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait, dough bait, shad and stinkbait around inlet, main lake, river channel and river mouth. Crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs and minnows around creek channels and inlet. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: February 6. Elevation above normal, water 49. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/SARD.lakepage.html. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, jigs, plastics, spinnerbaits and tube jigs around brush structure, channels, points, riprap, standing timber and weed beds. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait and shad around channels, flats, main lake and shorelines. Crappie fair on hair jigs, minnows and tube jigs around brush structure, points, shorelines and standing timber. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County. 

Texoma: February 7. Elevation normal, water 49 and muddy. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/DENI.lakepage.html.  Striped bass fair on live shad, plastics and sassy shad below the dam and around main lake, river channel and river mouth. Striper fishing is still tough but is slowly picking up speed and getting better. Anglers targeting striped bass should fish the west end of the lake near Willis. Live bait and dead-sticking have been productive methods. Recent information from ODWC fisheries division showed good numbers of healthy striped bass from 18-26 inches so spring fishing should be great. Blue catfish good on cut bait and shad below the dam, around river channel and river mouth. Blue cats are still being caught by jug lining with fresh-caught bait and bigger baits are producing bigger fish. Report submitted by Trey Hale, game warden stationed in Marshall County.

Wister: February 7. Elevation above normal, water cloudy. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/WIST.lakepage.html. Largemouth and spotted bass good on bill baits, crankbaits, plastics and spinnerbaits around channels, coves, points and shorelines. Blue and channel catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, hot dogs, shad and stinkbait below the dam, around main lake, points and standing timber. Crappie good on jigs and minnows below the dam, around brush structure, channels, points, standing timber and cedar brush. Report submitted by Thomas Gillham, game warden stationed in LeFlore County.

 

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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