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Southeast Area Lakes for June 19, 2019 Featured

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Arbuckle: June 18. Elevation 1 1/2 ft. above normal, water 76 and stained to clearing. Smallmouth bass fair on jigs and topwater lures. Bass being caught on buzz baits and chug bugs off points of grass or brush early morning. Crappie good off docks early morning and good at 12-18 ft. around brush piles. White bass surfacing near the dam. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: June 18. Elevation normal, water 77 and clearing. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, dough bait and worms along creek channels and river mouth. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, flukes and topwater lures around brush structure, river channel and shorelines. Trout slow on spoons, in-line spinnerbaits and PowerBait along river channel. Report submitted by Ethan Lovelace, technician at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Broken Bow: June 15. Elevation above normal, water 75. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on flukes and plastic baits around brush structure, points and standing timber. Channel catfish good on punch bait, stinkbait and worms along channels, in coves and river channel. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: June 14. Elevation dropping, water 79 and murky. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait and shad below the dam and tailwater. Crappie fair on minnows and tube jigs below the dam, around brush structure, standing timber and tailwater. Report submitted by Jake Bersche, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: June 14. Elevation above normal, water murky. Blue, channel and flathead catfish excellent on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, live bait, shad, stinkbait and sunfish below the dam, along channels, main lake, river channel and shallows. Crappie good on minnows and jigs below the dam, around brush structure, channels, main lake, river channel, shorelines and standing timber. Largemouth and spotted bass good on bill baits, crankbaits, lipless baits, live bait, plastic baits and small lures around brush structure, creek channels, main lake, points and shorelines. Report submitted by Andrew Potter, game warden stationed in Choctaw County.

Konawa: June 13. Elevation normal, water 76. 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 fair on crankbaits and live shad in coves, main lake and river channel. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait and stinkbait in coves, inlet and weed beds. Report submitted by Garret Harley, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

Lower Mountain Fork: June 14. Elevation normal, water clear. Trout excellent on caddis flies, PowerBait, tube jigs and worms below the dam, rocks, shallows and spillway. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

McGee Creek: June 15. Elevation above normal, water 79 and clear. Largemouth and spotted bass good on bill baits, lipless baits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits around points, shorelines and standing timber. Channel and flathead catfish good on crawfish, shrimp and sunfish along channels and in coves. Crappie good on hair jigs and minnows along creek channels and standing timber. Report submitted by Jim Gillham, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Murray: June 18. Elevation above normal, water 73 and stained. Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair on Alabama rigs, flukes, in-line spinnerbaits, plastic baits, spinnerbaits and tube jigs around brush structure, in coves, along flats, points, riprap, rocks, shorelines and standing timber. Report submitted by Jaylen Flynn, game warden stationed in Carter County.

Pine Creek: June 14. Elevation above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass fair on tube jigs and worms in coves and along creek channels. Crappie fair on jigs around brush structure and standing timber. Channel catfish good on chicken liver and cut bait below the dam and along channels. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: June 14. Elevation normal, water murky. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, live bait, live shad, shad, stinkbait and worms along creek channels, flats, river channel and river mouth. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on bill baits, jerk baits, lipless baits and plastic baits in coves, along riprap, shorelines and standing timber. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: June 14. Elevation above normal, water 82. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, plastic baits, spinnerbaits and topwater lures around brush structure, points, rocks, shorelines, standing timber and weed beds. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, shad and stinkbait along flats, main lake, rocks and shorelines. Crappie good on hair jigs, jigs, minnows and tube jigs around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: June 15. Elevation above normal, water 73. Striped bass good on cut bait, goldfish, live bait, live shad, sassy shad, shad and topwater lures below the dam and main lake. Striper are biting like crazy on the south end of the lake. Striper are biting cut bait, live bait, and some surface lures. Below Denison Dam fishing is good for catfish and striper and cut bait and live bait. Blue catfish good on cut bait, live bait and shad below the dam. Channel catfish fair on cut bait, punch bait and shad along river channel, shallows and shorelines. Channel cats can be caught in the shallows where flooded grass is present. Report submitted by Trey Hale, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: June 14. Elevation above normal, water cloudy. Largemouth and spotted bass good on bill baits, crankbaits, plastic baits, spinnerbaits and topwater lures along channels, points and shorelines. Blue and channel catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, hotdogs, punch bait, shad and stinkbait below the dam, along channels, main lake and points. Crappie good on minnows and jigs below the dam, around brush structure, channels 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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