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OK: Fishing Report for September 28, 2011

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

NORTHEAST

Copan: September 26. Elevation normal, water clear. Channel and
flathead catfish slow on cut shad and worms below the dam. Crappie
slow on minnows and jigs around structure and Copan Point. Report
submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington
County.

Hulah: September 26. Elevation normal, water clear. Channel catfish
slow on cut shad and worms below the dam. Crappie slow on minnows
and jigs around structure in Skull Creek. Report submitted by Joe
Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Hudson: September 27. Elevation normal. Largemouth bass good on
spinnerbaits, buzz baits and crawdad colored jigs. White bass fair
to good on small lures in the upper end of the lake. Blue catfish
fair to good on cut shad. Crappie good on small jigs and minnows.
Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Rogers
and Mayes counties.

Lower Illinois: September 26. Elevation normal, water 46 and murky.
Largemouth bass slow on topwater lures in coves. White bass slow on
jigs and spinnerbaits at 2 ft. all along the river. Striped bass
slow on live shad at 1-2 ft. at the mouth of the river. Channel
catfish good on cut bait on bottom all along the river. Crappie
slow on jigs and spinnerbaits at 1-2 ft. all along the river. Trout
good fly-fishing the surface, on rooster tails at 1-2 ft. and on
Power Bait on bottom at the dam. Report submitted by D. Tracy, Town
of Gore.

Tenkiller: September 26. Elevation 5 ft. below normal, water 75 and
clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, topwater lures and soft
plastic baits. White bass fair on spinnerbaits, spoons and jigs
when schooling. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 5-15 ft. in
docks. Catfish fair on juglines baited with shad. Sunfish good on
worm-tipped jigs in docks. Report by Monte Brooks, Cookson Village
Resort.

NORTHWEST

Canton: September 25. Elevation 6 ft. below normal, water clear.
White bass and striped bass hybrids good drifting shad and trolling
crankbaits near drop offs. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs near
brush piles along the dam. Report submitted by Mark Walker, game
warden stationed in Blaine County.

SOUTHEAST

Arbuckle: September 24. Elevation 6 ft. below normal, water 73-77.
Bass being caught on blue/pearl crankbaits, buzz baits, finesse
drop-shot and shakey head lures. White bass being caught on
roadrunners, spoons and shad crankbaits in creeks. Crappie being
caught at 32 ft. around brush piles and on swim jigs at 6-10 ft.
Channel catfish being caught on doughbait at baited holes. Sunfish
being caught in the shallows. Report submitted by Jack
Melton.

Broken Bow: September 25. Elevation 7-8 ft. below normal, water
high 80s to low 90s. Largemouth bass good on motor oil or black
large plastic lures Texas or Carolina rigged around points in early
morning, late evening and at night. Catfish fair on juglines and
trotlines baited with cut bait early and late. Crappie fair on
minnows and jigs around structure. Report submitted by Dru Polk,
game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: September 25. Elevation 4 ft. below normal, water clear.
Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits and crankbaits around deeper
points and rocky areas. Blue catfish fair on shad drifting the
flats. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 20 ft. under bridges and
around standing timber. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game
warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Konawa: September 26. Elevation 2 ft. below normal, water 75 and
clear. Largemouth bass good on plastic worms at 10-12 ft. along
road beds. Report submitted by Daryl Howser, game warden stationed
in Seminole County.

McGee Creek: September 26. Elevation 3 2/3 ft. below normal, water
80 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits and swim baits
at 6-12 ft. and on topwater lures along the shorelines early and
late. Crappie fair at 8-16 ft. around cedar brush just off of main
creek channels. Report submitted by Larry Luman, game warden
stationed in Atoka County.

Pine Creek: September 26. Elevation below normal, water murky. Bass
fair on spinnerbaits and soft plastics around back end of creek
channels. Crappie good on spoons in deeper water around structure.
Catfish fair on trotlines baited with liver near creek channels.
Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain
County.

Sardis: September 25. Largemouth bass good on topwater lures, swim
baits and spinnerbaits at 2-10 ft. early and late. Channel and blue
catfish fair to good on cut bait and dead minnows. Crappie fair to
good on minnows and jigs at 12-14 ft. early and late. Walleye fair
trolling. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in
Pushmataha County.

Texoma: September 26. Elevation 6 1/2 ft. below normal, water 78
and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair to good on
crankbaits, plastic worms and spinnerbaits in creek channels.
Striped and white bass fair to good on live bait, sassy shad and
surface lures at 15-20 ft. around the points. Channel and blue
catfish fair to good on live bait , worms, and stinkbait at 10-15
ft. from Alberta Creek to the north. Crappie fair to good on
minnows and jigs at 5-10 ft. around the fish attractors and
underwater brush. Sunfish fair to good on tube jigs, worms and
shrimp at 5-10 ft. around the fish attractors. Report submitted by
Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: September 26. Elevation 1 1/2 ft. below normal, water
murky. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and
topwater lures early and late. Catfish fair on juglines baited with
cut shad and liver and good on night crawlers. Report submitted by
Randy Fennell, game warden stationed in LeFlore County.

SOUTHWEST

Altus-Lugert: September 25. Elevation 27 1/2 ft. below normal and
dropping. White bass good on minnows and worms from the bank near
dam. Catfish fair. Crappie fair on minnows, worms and shrimp.
Walleyes fair on minnows, worms and shrimp. Report submitted by Sue
Hoakanson.

Ellsworth: September 25. Elevation 7 ft. below normal, water 88.
White bass and saugeye fair trolling spinnerbaits and crankbaits.
Catfish fair on cut bait off rocky points. Report submitted by Mike
Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.

Foss: September 26. Elevation 4 1/2 ft. below normal with gates
closed, water mid to low 70s and clear. Striped bass hybrids fair
on live bait in deep water near the dam. Catfish slow to fair on
cut shad around Mouse Creek boat ramp. Crappie slow to fair near
the north side and around fishing dock on south side. Report
submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House.

Lawtonka: September 25. Elevation 6 1/2 ft. below normal, water 89
and clear. Catfish good drifting cut bait. Report submitted by Mike
Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.

This program operates free from discrimination on the basis of
political or religious opinion or affiliation, race, creed, color,
gender, age, ancestry, marital status or disability. A person who
feels he or she may have been discriminated against or would like
further information should write: Director, Oklahoma Department of
Wildlife Conservation, P.O. Box 53465, Oklahoma City, OK 73152, or
Office of Equal Opportunity, U.S. Department of Interior,
Washington, D.C. 20240.

 

 

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