OK: Fishing Report for November 23, 2011

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

NORTHWEST

Ft. Supply: Nov. 29. All fishing slow. Report submitted by Mark
Reichenberger, game warden stationed in Woodward County.

NORTHEAST

Ft Gibson: Nov. 28. Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water 55 and
clear. Largemouth bass good on plastic worms and spinnerbaits
around riprap and under water structure at 5-20 ft. White bass good
on windy days along the banks of the windy shore using white grubs
and sassy shad. Crappie good around fishing structure and brush at
10-15 ft. using minnows and chartreuse and clack jigs. Catfish good
drift fishing the main channel using sunfish and shad. Report
submitted by Rick Stafford in Wagoner.

Greenleaf: Nov. 28. Elevation is normal with clear waters.
Largemouth bass fair on crank/spinnerbaits up against shorelines.
Crappie good on minnows/jigs off dock in structured areas. Report
by Lark Wilson game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

Kaw: Nov. 28. Elevation is 1 ft. above normal, water 55 and clear.
Largemouth bass good on biffle bugs and spinner baits around rip
rap and under water structure 5-20 ft. White bass good on windy
days along the banks of the windy shore using white grubs and sassy
shad. Catfish fair on cut bait and stinkbait in shallow water at
the north end of the lake and slow on juglines baited with fresh
shad. Report by David Rempe, game warden stationed in Grant and Kay
counties.

Keystone: November 29. Elevation normal, water 50. Catfish fair on
cut bait at 20 ft. Crappie good on minnows and jigs. Report
submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek
County.

Pawhuska: Nov. 28. Elevation normal. Trout good on powerbait and
spinners. All other fishing slow. Report by David Clay, game warden
stationed in Osage county.

Sooner: Nov. 28. Fishing is slow. Report submitted by Doug
Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.

Webbers Falls: Nov. 28. Elevation is normal with murky waters.
Black Bass are fair on crankbaits and spinnerbaits near brush along
riprap. Crappie good on minnows and jigs. Channel Catfish good on
cut-shad drift fishing. Report by Lark Wilson game warden stationed
in Muskogee County.

Tenkiller: Nov. 28. Elevation 1.1 ft. above normal, water 60 and
clear and steady. Largemouth bass fair in or near docks on
soft-plastics. Crappie good around docks on minnows or jigs at 6-15
ft. Sunfish good on worm-tipped jigs. Report by Monte Brooks
Cookson Village Resort.

SOUTHEAST

Arbuckle: November 26. Elevation 4 1/2 ft. below normal, water 57.
Most of lake is stained to muddy in upper creeks, White bass
hitting 1/8 oz jigs chartruese/white near bottom and spoons on
mid-lake humps out from dam. Crappie being caught off docks and on
35 ft. brushpiles using chartruse/white jigs. Bass are hitting
crankbaits in sexy shad patterns, jerkbaits and large football
jigs. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: November 22. Water 46 and murky. Trout good on garlic
scented Power Bait, gold super dupers and meal worms. Fly-fishing
good on woolly buggers, San Juan worms and caddis flies. Smallmouth
and spotted bass fair on soft plastics in deeper pools around
structure. Channel catfish good on chicken livers and minnows in
large pools. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue
River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Broken Bow: November 27. Elevation above normal and rising, water
murky. Largemouth bass and smallmouth bass good in the upper creeks
using soft plastics and crankbaits. 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 28. Elevation 1 ½ ft. below normal and murky.
Blue catfish fair on fresh shad in shallow flats. Crappie fair on
minnows and jigs at 8-20 ft. around boat docks, riprap, and
standing timber. All other fishing is slow. Report submitted by Ed
Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo Lake: Elevation 6 feet above normal, water muddy and debris
filled. All fishing slow. Catfish fair below the dam on cut bait
and worms. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in
Choctaw and Bryan counties.

Konawa: November 27. Elevation normal, water 50 and clear.
Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and plastic worms at 15 ft. in
the discharge canal. All other fishing is slow. Report submitted by
Daryl Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

McGee Creek: Nov. 27. Elevation 5 1/2 ft. below normal, water 60
and clear. Largemouth bass fair to good on soft plastic lures at
8-20 ft. Crappie fair around cedar brush, just off of main creek
channels at 10-20 ft. Report submitted by Larry Luman, game warden
stationed in Atoka County.

Pine Creek: November 27. Elevation below normal and rising with
murky waters. No report on bass or crappie activity. Catfish fair
on juglines baited with cut shad, shrimp, or chicken liver.

Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain
County.

Sardis: November 25. Elevation 1 ft. below normal. Largemouth bass
good on crankbaits, swim baits, worms and spinnerbaits. Catfish
good on cut bait and live minnows. Walleye good on trolling at
14-16 ft. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in
Pushmataha County.

Texoma: Nov. 27. Lake elevation 6 and 1/3 ft. below normal. Water
61 and murky waters in the north and clear in the south. Largemouth
and smallmouth bass fair from 5-15 ft. deep in the creek channels
on plastic combination baits and crankbaits. Striped and white bass
fair to good from 10-20 ft. deep in the river channels on live
bait, sassy-shad and slabs. Channel and blue catfish fair to good
from 10-15 ft. deep from platter flats to the north on live bait,
worms, and stinkbait. Crappie fair to good from 5-10 ft. deep
around brush piles and the fish attractors on minnows and jigs.
Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan
County.

Wister: November 27. Elevation 14 1/2 above normal, water murky.
Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and spinnerbaits. Catfish fair
to good on juglines baited with cut shad and liver. Report
submitted by Randy Fennell, game warden stationed in LeFlore
County.

SOUTHWEST

Altus-Lugert: November 27. Elevation 26.97 ft. below normal and
rising. Fishing slowed due to heavy inflow and muddy conditions.
Catfish fair. Crappie fair to good on minnows. White bass fair from
bank near dam on minnows. Walleyes fair on minnows. Trout Season
has started- trout stamps NO longer required just fishing
license–unless Exempt Trout to be stocked Dec 8-weather
permitting. Report submitted by Sue Hokanson.

Ellsworth: Nov. 27. Elevation 10.5 ft. below normal and all fishing
is slow. Report submitted by Mike Carroll game warden stationed in
Comanche county.

Foss: Nov. 23. Elevation 6 ft. below normal and gates closed. Water
temperature in the 60’s and clear. Striped bass hybrids fair on
live bait close to dam. Walleye slow. Catfish fair. Crappie fair
around fish docks. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait
House.

Lawtonka: Nov. 27th. Elevation 9ft, below normal, and all fishing
is slow. Report submitted by Mike Carroll game warden stationed in
Comanche county.

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