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Southeast Area Lakes Fishing Report for Sept 23 Featured

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Arbuckle: September 23. Elevation normal, water 81 and stained. White bass fair on spoons at 22 ft. off ledges. Largemouth and smallmouth bass being caught on topwater lures early morning and on white grubs at 20 ft. off points during the day. Crappie fair off docks during early morning hours and good on jigs at 25 ft. around brush piles. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: September 24. Elevation normal, water 78 and murky. Channel catfish excellent on chicken liver, cut bait and worms around brush structure, channels, points and just outside the current around current breaks. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and topwater lures around brush structure, creek channels, river channel, below falls around big boulders just outside the current and right above the falls where you find deeper water. Bluegill, green and redear sunfish fair on crickets, grasshoppers, in-line spinnerbaits and worms around brush structure, shallows, shorelines and under the tree limbs hanging over the water that provide a little shade Report submitted by Ethan Lovelace, technician at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area. 

Broken Bow: September 20. Elevation below normal, water 84. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on Alabama rigs and plastic baits around brush structure and points. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, punch bait and worms along channels, river channel and river mouth. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: September 20. Elevation normal, water 88 and murky. Blue and channel catfish fair on shad along flats and river channel. Crappie good on minnows and tube jigs around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Jake Bersche, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: September 20. Elevation below normal, water 85 and murky. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, live bait, shad, stinkbait and sunfish below the dam, in the main lake, river channel and shorelines. Crappie good on minnows and jigs below the dam, around brush structure, main lake, river channel and standing timber. Report submitted by Andrew Potter, game warden stationed in Choctaw County.

Konawa: September 19. Elevation normal, water 92 and clear. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits, jigs and plastic baits in the main lake, around points, river channel and weed beds. Striped bass hybrids and white bass slow on Alabama rigs, crankbaits and live shad in coves, main lake and river channel. Channel catfish good on chicken liver and stinkbait in coves, creek channels, inlet and weed beds. Report submitted by Garret Harley, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

Lower Mountain Fork: September 20. Elevation normal, water clear. Trout good on crickets, PowerBait, small lures and tube jigs below the dam and creek channels. Walleye good on crankbaits below the dam. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

McGee Creek: September 20. Elevation below normal, water 83 and stained. Largemouth and spotted bass good on buzz baits, crankbaits, jigs, plastic baits, spinnerbaits and topwater lures around brush structure, points, rocks and standing timber. Crappie, spotted bass and white bass fair on minnows creek channels, river channel and standing timber. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Pine Creek: September 20. Elevation normal, water clear. Largemouth bass good on topwater lures in coves. Crappie excellent on jigs and small lures around brush structure and standing timber. Channel catfish good on chicken liver and cut bait along creek channels. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: September 20. Elevation normal, water murky. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on bill baits, crankbaits, lipless baits, plastic baits and rogues along channels, in coves, around points, riprap and river channel. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait and stinkbait along flats, river channel and river mouth. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: September 20. Elevation below normal, water 79. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, jigs, plastic baits, spinnerbaits and topwater lures around brush structure, points, shorelines, tailwater and weed beds. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, shad and sunfish along channels, flats, main lake and shorelines. Crappie fair on minnows, jigs and tube jigs around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: September 20. Elevation normal, water 78. Striped bass good on Alabama rigs, live shad and topwater lures along flats and main lake. Blue catfish fair on cut bait and shad below the dam and main lake. Blue cats are being caught on cut bait below Denison Dam most catfish are on the smaller side but some are decent size. With hot temps, lake fishing has slowed somewhat but surface feeding is still present in early mornings and late evenings. Live bait has been producing fish when dropped on flats. Report submitted by Trey Hale, game warden stationed in Marshall County.

Wister: September 20. Elevation below normal, water 87 and cloudy. Largemouth and spotted bass good on bill baits, buzz baits, plastic baits, spinnerbaits and rattletraps along channels, in coves, around points and shorelines. Channel and blue catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, stinkbait and worms below the dam, along channels, main lake, points and standing timber. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around brush structure, channels, points, standing timber and cedar brush piles. Report submitted by Thomas Gillham, game warden stationed in LeFlore County.

 

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