OK: Fishing Report for November 16, 2011

 

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

CENTRAL

 

Hefner: November 14. Elevation below normal and rising, water
54-58 and murky. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits at 3-10 ft.
in the weeds. Smallmouth bass slow on crankbaits and jigs at 3-12
ft. in rocky areas. White bass good on sassy shad, grubs and
rooster tails at 1-6 ft. in the water inlet area. Striped bass
hybrids fair on sassy shad, grubs and rooster tails at 1-6 ft. in
the water inlet area. Channel catfish good on cut bait at 5-10 ft.
in the water inlet and the dam areas. Blue catfish good on cut bait
at 5-20 ft. in the water inlet and the dam areas. Crappie fair on
grubs and jigs at 10-15 ft. in the dam area. Walleye fair on sassy
shad at 4-8 ft. around rocky points and the dam. Report submitted
by Lucky Lure Tackle.

 

NORTHEAST

 

Birch: November 13. Elevation below normal, water 65. Crappie
good on minnows and jigs at 10-15 ft. Report submitted by David
Clay, game warden stationed in Osage County.

 

Eucha: November 15. Elevation 7 1/2 ft. below normal, water 60
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 13. Elevation 1/2 ft. below normal, water
clear. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 5-15 ft. Largemouth bass
good on crankbaits at 5-15 ft. Catfish good on juglines and rod and
reel drifting whole shad and sunfish in the main channel of the
main lake. White bass fair on white rooster tails around the windy
points. Report submitted by Rick Stafford in Wagoner.

 

Greenleaf: November 15. Elevation normal, water clear.
Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits, crankbaits and bill baits
along shorelines, creek channels and brush structure. Catfish good
on fresh cut bait on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs
around fishing docks. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden
stationed in Muskogee County.

 

Hudson: November 13. Elevation normal. Blue catfish good on cut
shad. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around brush pile areas.
Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Rogers
and Mayes counties.

 

Oologah: November 13. Elevation 2 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. Blue catfish fair on livers and shad at 10 ft. around
standing timber in north end of the lake. Report submitted by Brek
Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.

 

Pawhuska: November 13. Elevation below normal. Trout good on
Power Bait and small spinnerbaits. Report submitted by David Clay,
game warden stationed in Osage County.

 

Spavinaw: November 15. Elevation slightly below normal, water 57
and dingy. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush piles.
Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits. Report submitted by Dwight
Moore, City of Tulsa.

 

Tenkiller: November 14. Elevation normal, water 63. Smallmouth
bass fair on crankbaits and bass jigs. Crappie good on soft plastic
jigs at 10-15 ft. in docks or brush. Sunfish good on night crawlers
at 5-15 ft. in or near docks. Catfish fair on juglines or
flip-flops baited with cut bait or sunfish at 20-25 ft. Report by
Monte Brooks, Cookson Village Resort.

 

Webbers Falls: November 15. Elevation normal, water murky.
Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits and crankbaits along riprap,
brush structure and creek channels. Catfish good on fresh cut bait
in the mudflats. Crappie good under bridges and around brush
structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed
in Muskogee County.

 

NORTHWEST

 

Canton: November 13. Elevation 12 ft. below normal. Channel
catfish good on shad and stinkbait. Crappie fair on minnows and
jigs. Report submitted by Mark Walker, game warden stationed in
Blaine County.

 

SOUTHEAST

 

Arbuckle: November 12. Elevation 4 1/2 ft. below normal, water
60 and very stained to muddy in areas. Crappie being caught on
small chartreuse jigs and chrome spoons. White bass being caught on
spoons at 25 ft. and on a 1/8 ounce jig or roadrunner type jig
along windy banks. Bass being caught on jerk baits, crankbaits and
spinnerbaits in the stained water. Report submitted by Jack
Melton.

 

Broken Bow: November 13. Elevation below normal, water clear.
Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on jigs around brush
piles and mouths of creeks. Catfish fair on juglines and trotlines
baited with cut bait. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around
structure. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in
McCurtain County.

 

Eufaula: November 14. Elevation 3 1/2 ft. below normal, water
murky. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits and crankbaits in
rocky areas. Blue catfish good on fresh shad drifting the shallow
flats. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs in riprap under bridges and
around standing timber. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game
warden stationed in McIntosh County.

 

Konawa: November 14. Elevation 1 ft. below normal, water 61 and
clear. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits at 5-15 ft. around points
and 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 13. 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 13. Elevation below normal, water clear.
Bass fair on crankbaits near rocky outcroppings. Crappie good on
spoons around any deep structure. Catfish good on juglines baited
with cut shad. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden
stationed in McCurtain County.

 

Robert S. Kerr: Elevation normal, water murky. Catfish fair on
cut bait and shad. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs. Report
submitted by Leland Sockey, game warden stationed in Haskell
County.

 

Sardis: November 13. Elevation 1 1/2- 2 ft. below normal.
Largemouth bass good on swim baits, spinnerbaits, crankbaits,
topwater lures and plastic worms early and late. Channel and blue
catfish good on cut bait. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 12-14
ft. Walleye fair trolling crankbaits. Report submitted by Dane
Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

 

Texoma: November 13. Elevation 7 3/4 ft. below normal and
rising, water 64 and murky to the north and clear to the south.
Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair to good on plastic combination
baits and crankbaits at 5-15 ft. in the creek channels. Striped and
white bass fair to good on live bait, sassy shad and slabs at 10-20
ft. around the points and in the river channels. Channel and blue
catfish fair to good on worms, live bait and stinkbait at 5-10 ft.
from the Hwy 70 Bridge to the north. Crappie fair to good on
minnows and jigs at 10-15 ft. around underwater brush in the upper
creek channels. Sunfish fair to good on worms, shrimp and small
tube jigs at 5-10 ft. around the fish attractors. Report submitted
by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

 

Wister: November 13. Elevation normal, water murky. Largemouth
bass fair on crankbaits and spinnerbaits. Catfish fair to good on
juglines on cut shad and liver. Report submitted by Randy Fennell,
game warden stationed in LeFlore County.

 

SOUTHWEST

 

Altus-Lugert: November 13. Elevation 27 1/3 ft. below normal and
rising. 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 to good on minnows, worms and shrimp.
Report submitted by Sue Hokanson.

Ellsworth: November 13. Elevation 10 1/2 ft. below normal, water
murky. Catfish good on cut bait off rocky points. Report submitted
by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.

 

 

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