OK: Fishing Report for June 15, 2011

This weekly fishing report is provided by the Oklahoma
Department of Wildlife Conservation.

CENTRAL

Arcadia: June 13. Elevation normal, water 82 and semi clear.
Channel catfish good on cut bait off bottom early and late. Crappie
fair to good on minnows and jigs in deeper water around docks.
Report submitted by Linnie Mason, gate attendant.

 

Hefner: June 13. Elevation below normal and rising, water 74-82
and murky to muddy. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits, square
bill crankbaits, worms and buzz baits at 1-10 ft. along weeds and
rocks. Smallmouth bass fair on spinnerbaits, square bill
crankbaits, worms and buzz baits at 1-10 ft. along rocky banks.
White bass good on lipless crankbaits, small grubs and spinnerbaits
at 4-12 ft. around points and off the dam. Striped bass hybrids
good trolling deep diving crankbaits. Channel catfish good on cut
baits, prepared baits, worms and slip corking at 3-10 ft. all
around the lake and intake area. Blue catfish good on cut bait,
punchbait and slip corking at 3-10 ft. all around the lake and
intake area. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 8-15 ft. along the
dam. Walleye good drifting night crawlers and trolling crankbaits
at 2-8 ft. along windy points and the dam. Sunfish and bluegill
excellent on worms and small jigs all around the lake. Carp
excellent on prepared baits in the intake area. Report submitted by
Lucky Lure Tackle.

 

Overholser: June 12. Elevation 6 1/2 ft. below normal, water
78-82 and murky. White bass, striped bass hybrids and crappie fair
to good on minnows, ghost minnows and jigs in white, yellow, silver
and red. Catfish fair to good on punchbait, stinkbait, chicken
liver and worms. Report submitted by Joey Rushing, game warden
stationed in Oklahoma County.

 

Thunderbird: June 12. Elevation 1 3/4 ft. below normal, water
clear. Largemouth bass good on plastic worms and topwater baits in
coves with structure. Channel catfish good on punchbait, stinkbait
and cut bait. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 5-7 ft. around
structure. Saugeye good on jigs, medium-diving crankbaits and
earthworms at 5-10 ft. trolling off points. Report submitted by
Tony Woodruff, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.

 

Wes Watkins: June 13. Elevation 2 ft. below normal, water clear.
White bass fair to good trolling near the dam. Channel catfish fair
on chicken liver and worms. Crappie fair on minnows at 15 ft. near
structure. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed
in Pottawatomie County.

 

NORTHEAST

 

Bell Cow: June 12. Elevation below normal, water 74 and murky.
Bass good on plastic baits. Channel catfish excellent on chicken
liver, night crawlers and doughbait. Crappie good on minnows.
Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln
County.

 

Birch: June 13. Elevation normal, mid 70s and clear. Largemouth
bass good on plastic worms and crankbaits. Striped bass hybrids
good on shad. Channel catfish good on chicken liver and worms. Blue
catfish good on cut shad. Report submitted by David Clay, game
warden stationed in Osage County.

 

Carl Blackwell: June 13. Elevation 4 ft. below normal, water 74
and stained. Catfish good on all baits. Report submitted by Jon
Cunningham, game warden stationed in Payne County.

 

Chandler: June 12. Elevation below normal, water 74 and murky.
Bass good on plastic baits. Channel catfish good on doughbait, cut
bait, night crawlers and chicken liver. Flathead catfish good on
live bluegill at night. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs. Report
submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln
County.

 

Copan: June 13. Elevation normal, water murky. Crappie fair on
minnows at 3-4 ft. near Osage Plains. Channel and blue catfish good
on juglines baited with cut shad and sunfish near the river channel
and fair on cut shad and worms below the dam. Report submitted by
Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

 

Ft. Gibson: June 13. Elevation 2 ft. above normal and falling.
Largemouth bass good on plastic worms and crankbaits. White bass
good on spinnerbaits and small crankbaits trolling the windy
points. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 10-20 ft. in the brush.
Catfish excellent on juglines baited with whole shad and sunfish.
Report submitted by Rick Stafford in Wagoner.

 

Grand: June 12. Elevation normal, water murky. Channel catfish
fair to good on juglines baited with cut and whole shad at 15 ft.
all over the lake. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs in baited areas
around docks. Report submitted by Jim Littlefield.

 

Grand: June 13. Elevation normal, water murky. Bass good on
crankbaits and worms in shallow water. White bass excellent on jigs
below the dam. Catfish good on juglines baited with fresh cut bait
from Sailboat Bridge to Gray’s Ranch. Crappie good on minnows and
jigs around structure. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden
stationed in Delaware County.

 

Greenleaf: June 14. Elevation normal, water clear. Largemouth
bass good on spinnerbaits and crankbaits along shorelines, creek
channels and brush structure. Catfish good on fresh cut bait on
bottom near the spillway and in the upper end of the creek channel.
Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around fishing docks and brush
structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed
in Muskogee County.

 

Hudson: June 13. Elevation normal. Largemouth bass good on
plastic baits. Channel and blue catfish good on juglines baited
with cut bait. Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden
stationed in Rogers and Mayes counties.

 

Hulah: June 13. Elevation normal, water murky. Crappie fair on
minnows at 3-6 ft. Channel catfish good on cut shad and worms below
the dam. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed
in Washington County.

 

Kaw: June 12. Catfish slow to fair on cut baits and stinkbait
below the dam and in the lake. Report submitted by David Rempe,
game warden stationed in Grant and Kay Counties.

 

Keystone: June 13. Elevation normal, water low 70s. Largemouth
bass being caught on crankbaits and plastic baits around rocky
points and rocky coves. White bass being caught on soft plastics
and crankbaits around windy points, humps and rocky areas. Channel
and blue catfish being caught on cut shad and whole shad. Flathead
catfish being caught on juglines and rod and reels baited with live
bait. Crappie being caught on minnows and jigs in rocky areas.
Report submitted by Dwight Luther, game warden stationed in Creek
County.

 

Lower Illinois: June 13. Elevation normal, water 49 and muddy.
Largemouth bass fair on topwater lures in weed beds and coves.
White bass fair on jigs at 1-2 ft. all along the river. Channel
catfish good on cut bait on bottom all along the river. Crappie
fair on jigs and spinnerbaits at 1-2 ft. all along the river.
Report submitted by D. Tracy, Town of Gore.

 

Oologah: June 12. Elevation 1 ft. above normal and falling
slowly, water lower 70s and murky on the south end and muddy on the
north end. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10ft. around brush
piles. White bass fair trolling shad colored crankbaits at 10-15
ft. off main lake points. Largemouth bass fair on soft plastics at
3-6 ft. around trees and other structure. Blue and channel catfish
fair on juglines at 10-15 ft. and fair on shad below the dam.
Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers
County.

 

Skiatook: June 13. Elevation 6 ft. below normal, water low 80s
and clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits along windy
shorelines. White bass and striped bass hybrids good drifting live
shad at 15-25 ft. Catfish fair on juglines baited with cut shad at
15-25 ft. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 5-10 ft. over brush
piles. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in
Osage County.

 

Sooner: June 14. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on
live shad and sassy shad at the intake. Catfish fair on cut bait
and live bait around points. Catfish fair on cut bait and live bait
off points. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden
stationed in Noble County.

 

Webbers Falls: June 14. Elevation 4 ft. above normal, water
murky. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits and crankbaits in creek
channels, riprap and brush structure. Catfish good on fresh cut
bait along mudflats and drifting on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows
and jigs around bridges and brush structure. Report submitted by
Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

 

NORTHWEST

 

Canton: June 11. Elevation 4 ft. below normal, water 76 and
clear. Channel catfish good on stinkbait and minnows along dam.
White bass and striped bass hybrids good trolling crankbaits and
drifting slabs near drop offs. Walleye fair drifting night crawlers
in the upper end of lake. Report submitted by Mark Walker, game
warden stationed in Blaine County.

 

Ft. Supply: June 13. Elevation normal, water clear. Channel
catfish fair on stinkbait all over the lake along shorelines.
Crappie fair on minnows and jigs along jetties. Walleye fair
trolling shallow water. Report submitted by Mark Reichenberger,
game warden stationed in Woodward County.

 

SOUTHEAST

 

Arbuckle: June 11. Elevation 2 ft. below normal, water 79 and
clear. Bass being caught on finesse worm rigged with shakey head,
crankbaits in shad pattern, Carolina-rigged with creature bait in
green pumpkin and topwater lures at dawn. White bass being caught
on wiggle tail pearl grubs or chrome gay blades all over the lake
when chasing shad. Crappie being caught on blue and pearl Bobbie
Garland shad bodies and minnows at 24 ft. and being caught off
docks at early dawn. Channel catfish being caught on stinkbait and
dead minnows. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

 

Broken Bow: June 13. Elevation normal, water 71-72. Largemouth,
smallmouth and spotted bass good on topwater lures early and late.
Catfish good on juglines and trotlines baited with cut bait.
Crappie good on minnows and jigs around structure. Walleye good on
deep running crankbaits in crawdad color around points. Report
submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain
County.

 

Eufaula: June 13. Elevation 1 1/2 ft. above normal, water clear
in the east and murky in the west. Largemouth bass fair on
crankbaits and plastic baits around rocky points and rocky areas.
White bass fair under bridges and around points near bridges. Blue
catfish good on various baits in rocky areas. Crappie fair on
minnows and jigs around bridges and around points near bridges.
Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh
County.

 

Hugo: June 12. Elevation normal, water 77. Crappie fair on
minnows and jigs along creek ledges and drop-offs. Catfish fair to
good on juglines and trotlines baited with cut bait and sunfish.
Blue catfish good below the dam on shad. Report submitted by Jay
Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw County.

 

Konawa: June 13. Elevation normal, water 81 and clear.
Largemouth bass good plastic worms and spinnerbaits at 4-6 ft. in
the cattails and weed beds. Channel catfish good on cut shad at 15
ft. in the discharge canal. Report submitted by Daryl Howser, game
warden stationed in Seminole County.

 

McGee Creek: June 12. Elevation 1/2 ft. above normal, water 77
and clear. Largemouth bass fair to good on spinnerbaits and swim
baits along shorelines near submerged vegetation. Crappie fair at
6-14 ft. around cedar brush just off of main creek channels. Report
submitted by Larry Luman, game warden stationed in Atoka
County.

 

Pine Creek: June 12. Elevation below normal, water clear. Bass
fair on soft plastics and crankbaits. Crappie good on minnows and
jigs near Hwy 3 Bridge and rocky points. Catfish fair to good on
cut shad. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in
McCurtain County.

 

Robert S. Kerr: June 14. Elevation normal, water 76 and muddy.
Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and soft plastic baits around
rocky points. Catfish fair on juglines and trotlines baited with
fresh shad and cut bait. Report submitted by Leland Sockey, game
warden stationed in Haskell County.

 

Sardis: June 12. Water 83 and murky. Largemouth bass good on
spinnerbaits, topwater lures, swim baits, plastic worms and jigs at
10-12 ft. early and late. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait
and minnows. Flathead catfish good on live bait. Crappie good on
minnows and jigs at 12-14 ft. Walleye fair at 12-14 ft. trolling
the rocks early and late. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game
warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

 

Texoma: June 12. Elevation 3 1/4 ft. below normal, water 75 and
clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on crankbaits, spinner
baits, plastic worms and surface lures at 5-15 ft. in the creek
channel and drop-offs. Striped and white bass good on live bait,
sassy shad and surface lures at 10-20 ft. in the river channels and
around riprap. Channel and blue catfish good on worms, stinkbait
and live bait at 10-20 ft. from Platter Flats to the north to the
Washita River. Crappie fair to good on minnows and jigs at 5-15 ft.
around underwater structures and the fish attractors. Sunfish good
on worms, shrimp and small tube jigs at 5-10 ft. around riprap and
the fishing docks. Paddlefish fair below the dam while generating.
Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan
County.

 

Wister: June 12. Elevation 1/2 ft. above normal, water murky.
Largemouth bass good on crankbaits and spinnerbaits. White bass
fair to good on chartreuse and white grubs. Crappie good on minnows
and jigs at 2-6 ft. around structure. Channel and blue catfish fair
to good on juglines baited with cut shad and liver and very good on
night crawlers. Flathead catfish very good on live sunfish. Report
submitted by Randy Fennell, game warden stationed in LeFlore
County.

 

SOUTHWEST

 

Altus-Lugert: June 12. Elevation 17 1/2 ft. below normal and
dropping. Crappie fair to good on minnows in deeper water. Walleye
fair to good on minnows. White bass fair to good. Catfish good on
worms in the river. Blue catfish good on worms in the lake. Report
submitted by Sue Hokanson.

 

Ft. Cobb: June 14. Elevation normal, water 74. White bass good
on spinnerbaits 10 ft. in Sunset Cove early evenings. Crappie fair
on minnows at 16 ft. around rocks late in the evenings. Saugeye
fair on crankbaits and night crawlers at 20 ft. early mornings and
evenings. Largemouth bass slow on plastic worms in shallow water in
Sunset and White-Catfish coves early morning. Striped bass hybrids
fair trolling shallow diving crankbaits in the shallow coves early
evenings. Catfish fair on juglines baited with small bait fish at
20 ft. during early evening and night. Report submitted by Sgt.
Kevin Been, park ranger at Ft. Cobb State Park.

 

Tom Steed: June 13. Elevation 5 ft. below normal, water 75 and
muddy. Catfish fair on cut bait and on juglines. Report submitted
by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.

 

 

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