Oklahoma Fishing Report for Feb. 23

Here’s the latest statewide Oklahoma fishing report… 

Overholser: February 22. Water murky. White bass fair on jigs along
dock on west side of the lake and the southeast corner of the dam.
Crappie fair on jigs along dock on west side of the lake and the
southeast corner of the dam. Report submitted by Joey Rushing, game
warden stationed in Oklahoma County.

NORTHEAST

Birch: February 20. Crappie fair to good on minnows and jigs at
15-18 ft. over structure. Report submitted by David Clay, game
warden stationed in Osage County.

Copan: February 21. Elevation above normal, water clear. Crappie
good on minnows at 8-12 ft. in the lake and at 4-6 ft. in the
creeks feeding into the lake. Report submitted by Joe Alexander,
game warden stationed in Washington County.

Eucha: February 22. Elevation 5 ft. below normal, water 47 and
clear. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits. Crappie fair on
minnows and jigs. Report submitted by Dwight Moore, City of
Tulsa.

Ft Gibson: February 21. Crappie fair on chartreuse Bobby Garland
jigs and minnows under the docks at 20-30 ft. Report submitted by
Rick Stafford of Wagoner.

Greenleaf: February 21. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits,
crankbaits and bill baits along creek channels, shorelines and
rocky points. Catfish fair on fresh cut bait on bottom. Crappie
fair on minnows and jigs in yellow, green and red around the
fishing dock. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden
stationed in Muskogee County.

Hudson: February 21. Elevation normal. Largemouth bass good on
rogue lures from the surface to 8 ft. in the coves. Crappie good on
minnows and jigs around brush piles. Report submitted by Steve
Loveland, game warden stationed in Mayes County.

Hulah: February 21. Elevation above normal, water clear. Crappie
good on minnows at 6-10 ft. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game
warden stationed in Washington County.

Lower Illinois: February 22. Elevation normal, water 46 and clear.
White bass slow on jigs at 1-3 ft. below Gore Landing. Channel
catfish good on cut bait on bottom all along the river. Crappie
slow on jigs at 1-3 ft. all along the river and brush piles. Trout
excellent fly-fishing the surface, on rooster tails at 1-2 ft. and
on Power Bait on bottom above Gore Landing. Report submitted by D.
Tracy, Town of Gore.

Oologah: February 20. Elevation 1 1/2 ft. below normal, water upper
30s to low 40s and clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 15-20
ft. around brush and timber. Blue catfish fair on shad at 25 ft.
near edge of the main river channel. Report submitted by Brek
Henry, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Pawhuska: February 20. Trout excellent on Power Bait. Report
submitted by David Clay, game warden stationed in Osage
County.

Sooner: February 22. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush
piles. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed
in Noble County.

Spavinaw: February 22. Elevation slightly above normal, water 51
and dingy. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs. Largemouth bass fair
on spinnerbaits. Report submitted by Dwight Moore, City of
Tulsa.

Tenkiller: February 21. Elevation 8 1/2 ft. below normal and
steady, water 45 and clear. Largemouth bass slow on crankbaits in
mid-lake coves. Crappie slow on soft plastic jigs around docks in
coves early in the morning. Report by Monte Brooks, Cookson Village
Resort.

Webbers Falls: February 21. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits,
crankbaits and jig and worms in creek channels and brush structure.
Catfish good on fresh cut bait on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows
and jigs in black and brown around bridges and brush structure.
Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee
County.

NORTHWEST

Ft. Supply: February 20. Crappie fair on minnows, jigs and
spinnerbaits at the intake. Report submitted by Mark Reichenberger,
game warden stationed in Woodward County.

SOUTHEAST

Arbuckle: February 19. Elevation 2 ft. below normal, water 44 and
clear. Crappie being caught on jigs off docks at daybreak and on
jigging spoons and chartreuse jigs along bluffs. White bass being
caught on small swim baits scattered around mid-lake drop-offs and
ledges, also in upper creeks. Bass slow on crankbaits and swim
baits. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Broken Bow: February 20. Elevation below normal, water clear.
Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on crankbaits early
and late. White bass being caught on yellow and white rooster
tails, minnows and grubs. Catfish fair on juglines and trotlines
baited with cut bait. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around
structure in the upper end. Walleye being caught on rogues, witches
brew grubs, white or smoke colored grubs, 5 inch twirl tails with
1/4 ounce lead heads along the upper Mountain Fork and the head of
the lake. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in
McCurtain County.

Eufaula: February 22. Elevation 4 1/2 ft. below normal, water
clear. Blue catfish fair on shad along deep flats. Crappie fair on
minnows and jigs at 8-12 ft. around boat docks with brush. Report
submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh
County.

Hugo: February 20. Elevation 1/2 ft. below normal, water 45.
Crappie and white bass fair along the river channel above the Hwy
93 Bridge. Blue catfish good on cut shad below the dam. Report
submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw
County.

Konawa: February 20. Elevation normal, water 55 and clear.
Largemouth bass fair on plastic worms at 5-8 ft. around points and
road beds. Report submitted by Daryl Howser, game warden stationed
in Seminole County.

McGee Creek: February 20. Elevation 17 inches below normal, water
43 and clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 18-24 ft. around
cedar brush off main creek channels. Largemouth bass fair on soft
plastic lures and dark colored jig and pig at 12-25 ft. fished
slowly around structure and off rocky points. Report submitted by
Larry Luman, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Pine Creek: February 20. Elevation below normal, water clear. Bass
good on jigs near flooded timber. Crappie fair on minnows in brush
piles. Catfish good on trotlines baited with chicken liver. Report
submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain
County.

Robert S. Kerr: February 21. Elevation normal, water murky. Catfish
good on fresh shad on bottom in the creek channels. Report
submitted by Leland Sockey, game warden stationed in Haskell
County.

Sardis: February 20. Elevation 3 1/2 ft. below normal, water 41.
Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 30 ft. Report submitted by Dane
Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: February 20. Elevation 1 ft. below normal, water 42 and
clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair to good on jigs and
combination baits at 10-20 ft. in the creek channels. Striped and
white bass fair to good on live bait and sassy shad at 15-30 ft. on
the shelves in the river channels. Channel and blue catfish fair to
good on stinkbait and worms at 10-20 ft. from Platter Flats to the
Washita River. Crappie fair to good on small minnows and jigs at
5-15 ft. in the creeks with underwater brush. Paddlefish fair below
the dam while generating. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game
warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: February 20. Elevation 1 1/2 ft. above normal, water murky.
Largemouth bass fair on dark colored jig and pig around structure.
Crappie slow to fair on minnows and jigs at 18-25 ft. around
structure. Channel catfish fair on juglines baited with cut shad,
liver and night crawlers. Report submitted by Randy Fennell, game
warden stationed in LeFlore County.

SOUTHWEST

Altus-Lugert: February 20. Elevation 15 ft. below normal and
steady. Crappie fair to good on minnows at the fishing dock and
near Hicks Mountain. White bass fair to good. Walleye fair to good.
Catfish fair. Report submitted by Sue Hokanson, Quartz Mountain
Nature Center.

Ellsworth: February 20. Elevation 2 1/2 ft. below normal, water
murky. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at Ralph’s Resort. Catfish
fair on cut bait around windy points. Report submitted by Mike,
Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.

Foss: February 18. Elevation 1 1/2 ft. below normal with gates
closed, water 50s and clear. Striped bass hybrids slow to fair on
slabs. Catfish fair. Walleye slow with live bait. Report submitted
by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House.

Lawtonka: February 20. Elevation 2 ft. below normal, water clear.
Crappie fair to good on minnows and jigs in deep water at the dam.
Report submitted by Mike, Carroll, game warden stationed in
Comanche County.

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