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Oklahoma weekly fishing report
By Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation
Dec 2, 2023
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NORTHEAST

 

Fort Gibson: November 25. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 58F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Crappie fair on hair jigs, minnows, and tube jigs around brush structure, docks, and main lake. Blue catfish good on shad around channels, main lake, and points. Paddlefish fair snagging around channels and main lake. Report submitted by Cody Morris, game warden stationed in Wagoner County.

 

Grand: November 26. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 55F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on Alabama rigs and crankbaits around brush structure, coves, and shorelines. Blue catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, and hot dogs below the dam, docks, and main lake. Crappie fair on hair jigs and jigs around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by Riley Willman, game warden stationed in Delaware County.

 

Greenleaf: November 26. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 58F and stained. Largemouth bass good on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, plastic baits, and spinnerbaits around brush structure, docks, main lake, and points. Crappie fair on minnows, slabs, and small lures around brush structure and docks. Channel catfish slow on chicken liver, cut bait, and worms around channels, main lake, and points. Report submitted by Dylan Langford, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

 

Kaw: November 25. Elevation is 1 ft. above normal and rising, water temperature 42F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Striped bass hybrids and white bass good on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, grubs, jerk baits, jigs, lipless baits, sassy shad, spinnerbaits, and spoons around main lake, points, riprap, and shorelines. Blue catfish fair on cut bait, goldfish, shad, stinkbait, and sunfish around flats, main lake, river channel, and river mouth. Paddlefish good snagging around main lake and river channel. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Kay County.

 

Keystone: November 28. Elevation is 3 ft. below normal and stable, water temperature 62F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass slow on hair jigs, jigs, and plastic baits around brush structure, coves, and rocks. Crappie fair on jigs, minnows, and plastic baits around brush structure, docks, and standing timber. Blue and channel catfish slow on chicken liver and cut bait. Report submitted by Bradley Magby, game warden stationed in Creek County.

 

Darrell Ethridge with a smallmouth bass caught at Lawtonka Lake.

 

Lower Illinois: November 25. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 58F and stained. Rainbow trout fair on caddis flies, in-line spinnerbaits, midges, and PowerBait below the dam. Comments: Best times are early morning and late evening, and best areas are below the dam and at the Watts area. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

 

Perry CCC: November 27. Elevation is 2 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 50F and stained. Rainbow trout slow on dough bait, in-line spinnerbaits, PowerBait, and small lures around coves and inlet. Report submitted by Stephen Paul, game warden stationed in Noble County.

 

Tenkiller: November 26. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 60F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Crappie good on minnows, tube jigs, and worms around brush structure, docks, and main lake. Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, jigs, and plastic baits around brush structure, channels, and docks. Report submitted by Cody Youngblood, game warden stationed in Cherokee County.

 

Webbers Falls: November 26. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 58F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth and spotted bass fair on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, jigs, and plastic baits around brush structure, coves, main lake, and shorelines. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure and main lake. Blue catfish fair on chicken liver and cut bait below the dam, river channel, and river mouth. Report submitted by Dylan Langford, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

 

SOUTHEAST

 

Blue River: November 28. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 52F and clear. (USGS Lake Level) Rainbow trout excellent on caddis flies, in-line spinnerbaits, nymphs, PowerBait, spoons, and worms around channels and rocks. Report submitted by Ethan Lovelace, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

 

Broken Bow: November 25. Elevation is 6 ft. below normal and falling, water temperature 48F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass good on Alabama rigs, bill baits, crankbaits, plastic baits, and spoons around brush structure, points, and standing timber. Crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs, minnows, and spoons around brush structure, points, and standing timber. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

 

Eufaula: November 24. Elevation is 1.5 ft. below normal and stable, water temperature 55F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, jigs, lipless baits, and plastic baits around main lake, points, riprap, and rocks. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, live bait, live shad, and shad around channels, river channel, and river mouth. Crappie good on crankbaits, hair jigs, spoons, and worms around channels, docks, riprap, and rocks. Report submitted by Jake Rowland, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

 

Hugo: November 24. Elevation is 1 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 63F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, live bait, punch bait, shad, stinkbait, and sunfish below the dam, brush structure, channels, main lake, river channel, shorelines, and standing timber. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows below the dam, brush structure, channels, river channel, and standing timber. Report submitted by Andrew Potter, game warden stationed in Choctaw County.

 

Konawa: November 25. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 58F and clear. Largemouth bass slow on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, and plastic baits around main lake, points, and river channel. Striped bass hybrids and white bass slow on Alabama rigs and crankbaits around coves, discharge, main lake, and river channel. Channel catfish slow on chicken liver and cut bait around coves, riprap, and weed beds. Report submitted by Garret Harley, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

 

Lower Mountain Fork: November 24. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 58F and clear. Rainbow trout fair on PowerBait and small lures around creek channels and spillway. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

 

McGee Creek: November 24. Elevation is 1 ft. above normal and stable, water temperature 58F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth and spotted bass excellent on Alabama rigs, bill baits, crankbaits, jigs, and plastic baits around brush structure, main lake, points, rocks, and standing timber. Channel and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, hot dogs, shad, and sunfish around channels, creek channels, docks, and main lake. Crappie slow on jigs, small lures, and tube jigs around brush structure, main lake, and standing timber. Report submitted by Shay Loudermilk, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

 

Pine Creek: November 24. Elevation is 4 ft. above normal and rising, water temperature 60F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and topwater lures around coves and creek channels. Crappie fair on jigs around standing timber. Channel catfish good on cut bait around creek channels and river channel. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

 

Robert S. Kerr: November 24. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 50F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) White bass good on hair jigs, jigs, and minnows below the dam. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, minnows, shad, and worms below the dam, river channel, river mouth, and tailwater. Crappie good on hair jigs, jigs, and minnows below the dam, creek channels, river channel, and tailwater. Report submitted by Logan Shimp, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

 

Sardis: November 24. Elevation is above normal and falling, water temperature 59F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on bill baits, crankbaits, plastic baits, and spinnerbaits around brush structure, channels, points, shorelines, and standing timber. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, shad, stinkbait, sunfish, and worms around brush structure, channels, main lake, points, and standing timber. Crappie fair on jigs, minnows, and tube jigs around brush structure, channels, points, and standing timber. Report submitted by Thomas Gillham, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

 

Texoma: November 25. Elevation is 4 ft. below normal and stable, water temperature 56F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Striped bass good on live shad around channels, creek channels, main lake, points, and river channel. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on caddis flies, cut bait, dough bait, live bait, live shad, punch bait, stinkbait, and sunfish around channels, coves, docks, points, river channel, and river mouth. Crappie fair on caddis flies, hair jigs, jigs, minnows, and nymphs around brush structure, channels, coves, docks, points, rocks, and standing timber. Comments: Fishing this week has been good. Striper are biting well on live shad and starting to bite dead sticking. Catfish are good on live shad and cut bait. They are good near ledges and channels. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs near and around brush piles. Report submitted by Garrett Beam, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

 

SOUTHWEST

 

Waurika: November 25. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 67F and murky. Largemouth bass, crappie, and saugeye fair on crankbaits, hair jigs, jigs, lipless baits, minnows, plastic baits, PowerBait, small lures, and tube jigs below the dam, brush structure, inlet, main lake, points, rocks, shorelines, and weed beds. Blue and channel catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, live bait, minnows, and stinkbait around creek channels, main lake, and shorelines. Striped bass hybrids and white bass fair on crankbaits, lipless baits, plastic baits, and small lures around docks, main lake, and rocks. Report submitted by Tucker Clem, game warden stationed in Jefferson County.