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Oklahoma weekly fishing report
By Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation
Dec 7, 2017
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Northeast

Ft. Gibson: December 5. Elevation below normal, water 55 and clear. White bass slow on Carolina-rigged live shad along the river channel and deep holes from Chouteau Bend Park north. Crappie slow on hair jigs, minnows and tube jigs at Taylor Ferry area docks and the main lake. Blue, channel and flathead catfish being caught drift fishing the Taylors Ferry area, the main lake and river channel. Report submitted by Rick Stafford, Wagoner.

Keystone: December 5. Elevation normal, water clear. Blue catfish good on cut bait below the dam and along channels. Crappie good on minnows around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois: December 3. Elevation normal, water 55-60 and murky. Trout fair on hair jigs, in-line spinnerbaits, midges, nymphs and PowerBait below the dam, along the dam, spillway, tailwater and Watts WMU. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

Tenkiller: December 3. Elevation below normal, water 52 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass slow on jigs and plastic baits along shorelines. Crappie fair on hair jigs, minnows and tube jigs around shallow brush structure and docks. Channel catfish fair on minnows and worms on bottom around docks and flats. Report submitted by Monte Brooks, Cookson.

Northwest

Canton: December 2. Elevation below normal, water clear. Crappie good on jigs around brush structure and along the dam. Report submitted by Mark Walker, game warden stationed in Blaine County.

Ft. Supply: December 5. Elevation normal, water murky. Walleye fair on jigs and spoons along the dam, in the main lake and riprap. Report submitted by Mark Reichenberger, game warden stationed in Woodward County.

Foss: December 5. Elevation 3/4 ft. below normal, water low 50s. Striped bass hybrids good on topwater lures in early morning hours. White bass fair on live bait. Walleye slow. Catfish slow on trotlines. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House.

Southeast

Arbuckle: December 2. Elevation below normal, water 58 and clear. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on Alabama rigs, square bill crankbaits, jerk baits, jigs, plastic baits and chrome spoons at the back end of all three arms of the lake. Crappie good on minnows, jigs and spoons at 39-56 ft. along drop-offs, brush structure, creek channels and docks. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: December 5. Elevation normal, water 46 and clear. Trout excellent on caddis flies, in-line spinnerbaits, midges, nymphs, PowerBait and spoons around points, rocks, sandbars and below riffles and obstructions in current in deeper water. Stocked approximately 2,400 rainbow trout on December 5. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Broken Bow: December 2. Elevation below normal, water 54. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on crankbaits and jigs around points. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, punch bait and worms along channels, creek channels and river mouth. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: December 3. Elevation dropping, water murky. White bass excellent below the dam and along the dam. Flathead and blue catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait and live bait around docks and in the main lake. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around docks. Report submitted by Cannon Harrison, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: December 3. Elevation below normal, water 64 and murky. Largemouth, spotted and white bass fair on buzz baits, plastic baits, sassy shad and spoons around points and shorelines. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, live bait and live shad below the dam, along flats and river channel. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Jim Gillham, game warden stationed in Choctaw County.

Konawa: December 4. Elevation normal, water 58 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, jerk baits, jigs and plastic baits in the main lake, around points and river channel. Striped bass hybrids and white bass fair on crankbaits, live shad and spoons along channels, in coves, inlet and main lake. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait and shad along channels, in coves, inlet, main lake and riprap. Report submitted by Garret Harley, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

Lower Mountain Fork: December 3. Elevation below normal, water clear. Trout good on PowerBait, tube jigs and worms along flats and river channel. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Lower Mountain Fork: December 5. Stocked approximately 2,100 rainbow trout on November 30. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the southeast region office.

McGee Creek: December 3. Elevation below normal, water 65 and clear. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on bill baits, flukes and jerk baits around brush structure, creek channels and standing timber. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs along creek channels, river channel and standing timber. Flathead catfish fair on goldfish and sunfish along the river channel. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Pine Creek: December 3. Elevation below normal, water 54 and clear. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits and plastic baits around points and rocks. Crappie fair on jigs around brush structure and creek channels. Channel catfish good on cut bait in the main lake. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robber’s Cave: December 5. Stocked approximately 500 rainbow trout on November 30. Report submitted by April Drake, secretary at the southeast region office.

Robert S. Kerr: December 3. Elevation normal, water clear. Crappie good on hair jigs, minnows and tube jigs around brush structure and creek channels. Blue catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait and shad along channels, flats, the main lake, river channel and spillway. White bass good on jigs, spinnerbaits and tube jigs below the dam. Report submitted by Jake Bersche, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Sardis: December 1. Elevation below normal, water 61. Largemouth and spotted bass slow on spinnerbaits along shorelines. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, shad and sunfish along flats and in the main lake. Crappie fair on grubs, minnows and tube jigs around brush structure, points, riprap, rocks, shorelines and standing timber. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: December 5. Elevation normal, water murky. Striped and white bass good on flukes, hair jigs, live shad, plastic baits and topwater lures along flats, in the main lake and riprap. Blue catfish good on cut bait and shad in the main lake, around points and riprap. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around brush structure, docks, the main lake and standing timber. Report submitted by Cody Jones, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: December 3. Elevation normal, water clear. Largemouth bass good on bill baits and plastic baits around brush structure and channels. Blue catfish good on cut bait in the main lake, river channel and standing timber. Crappie good on jigs, live bait and minnows around brush structure, channels and standing timber. Report submitted by Thomas Gillham, game warden stationed in LeFlore County.

Southwest

Tom Steed: December 5. Elevation normal, water 45. Blue and channel catfish slow on cut bait and shad around points. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.

Waurika: December 5. Elevation below normal, water murky. Blue and channel catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, shad and stinkbait in the main lake and along shorelines. Report submitted by Chris Stover, game warden stationed in Stephens County.