OK: Fishing Report for November 9, 2011

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

NORTHEAST

 

Eucha: November 8. Elevation 9 ft. below normal, water 59 and
dingy. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush and structure.
Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits. Report submitted by Dwight
Moore, City of Tulsa.

 

Ft. Gibson: November 4. Elevation 2 ft. below normal, water 65
and clear. Crappie excellent at 10-15 ft. on minnows and black and
chartreuse jigs in the underwater structure. Largemouth bass good
on crankbaits and spinnerbaits at 5-15 ft. Catfish good on juglines
baited with shad and sunfish at 15-20 ft. Report submitted by Rick
Stafford of Wagoner.

 

Greenleaf: November 7. Elevation normal, water clear. Largemouth
bass good on spinnerbaits and crankbaits along shorelines, brush
structure and creek channels. Catfish good on fresh cut bait and
stinkbait on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at fishing
docks and brush structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game
warden stationed in Muskogee County.

 

Oologah: November 6. Elevation 3 ft. below normal, water mid 60s
and clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10 ft. around brush
piles. White bass fair on jigs at 5-10 ft. off main lake points.
Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers
County.

 

Pawhuska: November 7. Elevation below normal. Trout good on
Power Bait. Report submitted by David Clay, game warden stationed
in Osage County.

 

Spavinaw: November 8. Elevation slightly above normal, water 60
and dingy. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush.
Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits. Report submitted by Dwight
Moore, City of Tulsa.

 

Webbers Falls: November 7. Elevation normal, water murky.
Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits and crankbaits along riprap,
brush structure and creek channels. Catfish good on fresh cut bait
along mudflats or drifting. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around
bridges and brush structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game
warden stationed in Muskogee County.

 

NORTHWEST

 

Canton: November 6. Elevation 12 ft. below normal. White bass
and striped bass hybrids good on shad near drop-offs. Report
submitted by Mark Walker, game warden stationed in Blaine
County.

 

SOUTHEAST

 

Arbuckle: November 5. Elevation 5 ft. below normal, water 63 and
stained. Bass good on jerk baits, crankbaits and brown jigs. White
bass being caught on spoons at 23-34 ft. and on small jigs along
windy banks. Crappie on jigs at 20-35 ft. off brush piles. Report
submitted by Jack Melton.

 

Blue River: November 8. Water 59 degrees, slightly elevated and
murky. Trout excellent on Power Bait, salmon eggs, in-line
spinnerbaits, and gold spoons. Fly fishing good on woolly buggers,
San Juan worms and egg patterns. Smallmouth and spotted bass good
on soft plastics fished around structure in slower moving water.
Channel catfish good on stinkbait, chicken liver and cut shad
around structure in deep pools. Report submitted by Matt Gamble,
biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Broken Bow: November 6. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass
good on crankbaits around points, structure, mouths of creeks and
ledges early and late. Catfish good on juglines and trotlines
baited with cut bait. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around
structure in the upper end of the lake. Report submitted by Dru
Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

 

Eufaula: November 7. Elevation 4 ft. below normal, water clear.
Blue catfish good on fresh shad in the shallow flats. Crappie fair
on minnows and jigs in the riprap along the highway, standing
timber and bridges. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden
stationed in McIntosh County.

 

Konawa: November 7. Elevation 1 1/2 ft. below normal, water 59
and clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits at 15 ft. in the
discharge canal. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on
minnows and jigs at 15 ft. in the discharge canal. Report submitted
by Daryl Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

 

McGee Creek: November 6. Elevation 7 ft. below normal, water 67
and clear. Largemouth bass fair to good on spinnerbaits and swim
baits at 6-12 ft. Crappie fair at 10-20 ft. around cedar brush just
off of main creek channels. Report submitted by Larry Luman, game
warden stationed in Atoka County.

 

Pine Creek: November 6. Elevation below normal, water clear.
Bass fair on crankbaits near points in the deepest waters. Crappie
fair on jigs. Catfish good on night crawlers with pole and line.
Report submitted by Mark Hannah, by game warden stationed on
McCurtain County.

 

Sardis: November 6. Elevation 2 ft. below normal. Largemouth
bass good on topwater lures early and late and on spinnerbaits and
crankbaits at midday. Channel, blue and flathead catfish good.
Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 14-16 ft. Walleye fair
trolling. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in
Pushmataha County.

 

Texoma: November 6. Elevation 8 3/4 ft. below normal, water 68
and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair to good on plastic
combination baits, deep diving crankbaits and spinnerbaits at 5-15
ft. around the points. Striped and white bass fair to good on live
bait, sassy shad and slabs at 5-15 ft. in the river channels.
Channel and blue catfish fair to good on live bait, worms and
stinkbait from Platter Flats to the south. Crappie fair to good on
minnows and jigs at 5-10 ft. around underwater brush. Sunfish fair
to good on worms, shrimp and small tube jigs at 5-10 ft. around
riprap and fish attractors. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game
warden stationed in Bryan County.

 

Wister: November 7. Elevation 2 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 best on night crawlers. Report submitted by
Randy Fennell, game warden stationed in LeFlore County.

 

SOUTHWEST

 

Altus-Lugert: November 7. Elevation 27 3/4 ft. below normal and
dropping. Catfish fair. Crappie fair to good on minnows, worms and
shrimp. White bass fair to good on minnows and worms from the bank
near the dam. Walleye fair good on minnows, worms and shrimp.
Report submitted by Sue Hokanson.

Ellsworth: November 6. Elevation 11 ft. below normal. Catfish
fair on cut bait off rocky points and drift fishing. Report
submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche
County.

 

Foss: November 7. Elevation 5 1/2 ft. below normal with gates
closed, water low 60s and clear. Striped bass hybrids good on live
bait near the dam. Walleye fair on slabs. Catfish fair on
doughbait. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait
House.

 

Ft. Cobb: November 7. Elevation 4 3/4 ft. below normal, water 50
and clear. Only Sunset Boat Ramp and Lemon Hill still open. Catfish
being caught on whole shad in White Catfish Cove early evenings.
Crappie slow on jigs in the evenings around marina and boat slips.
Report submitted by Sgt. Kevin Bean, park ranger at Ft. Cobb State
Park.

 

Lawtonka: November 6. Elevation 9 ft. below normal. White bass
hybrids fair to good on minnows and spinnerbaits at the pipeline.
Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche
County.

 

 

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