On Tuesday a new lake record striped bass was caught in Lake Texoma. The fish weighed 20.4-pounds and was 35.5-inches long.


 


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Texoma :April 22 — elevation 2-feet above normal, water 60 degrees and clear south and murky north. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on deep diving crankbaits, plastic combination baits and spinnerbaits at 10 to 15 -feet in the upper creeks and around riprap. Striped and white bass good on live

bait, slabs and sassy shad at 15 to 25-feet from Alberta Creek to Caney Creek. Channel and blue catfish good on live bait, worms and stinkbait at 10 to 20-feet from Platter Flats to the north to the Washita River. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 5 to 15-feet in the upper creeks that are clear and around under water brush piles. Paddlefish fair below the dam while generating. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.


On Tuesday a new lake record striped bass was caught in Lake Texoma. The fish weighed 20.4-pounds and was 35.5-inches long.

 

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Texoma :April 22 — elevation 2-feet above normal, water 60 degrees and clear south and murky north. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on deep diving crankbaits, plastic combination baits and spinnerbaits at 10 to 15 -feet in the upper creeks and around riprap. Striped and white bass good on live
bait, slabs and sassy shad at 15 to 25-feet from Alberta Creek to Caney Creek. Channel and blue catfish good on live bait, worms and stinkbait at 10 to 20-feet from Platter Flats to the north to the Washita River. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 5 to 15-feet in the upper creeks that are clear and around under water brush piles. Paddlefish fair below the dam while generating. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

 

Arbuckle: April 21 — elevation 3/4 -feet above normal, water 70 degrees and stained in arms and creeks and clear in the main lake. Floating algae still present. Crappie good on small grubs at 12 to 15-feet around brush piles and good on small grubs in chartreuse at 6 to 9-feet along bluff banks. White bass good trolling smaller crankbaits near the dam. Bass being caught on flukes, shaky head worms and crankbaits; use spinnerbaits on the windy days. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

 

Blue River: April 24 — elevation normal, water 62 and clear. Bass fair on crankbaits. Catfish fair to good on liver and worms. Report submitted by Charles Baker, technician at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

 

Broken Bow: April 23 —elevation slightly above normal and dropping. Bass good on pink flukes around structure and shallows. White bass excellent on white and yellow rooster tails and on yellow and white smoke grubs with 1/4-ounce lead heads; they are running in the upper end of the lake, in Panther Creek and up streams. Channel catfish good on juglines and trotlines baited with cut bait and sunfish. Crappie fair to good on pumpkin seed and chartreuse tail grubs at 5 to 8-feet  in shallows. Report submitted by Dru
Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

 

Eufaula: April 22 — elevation 1-foot above normal, water clear in the east and murky in the west. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and plastic baits in rocky areas. White bass fair below the dam when running water. Blue catfish fair on shad, worms and cut bait along shallow flats. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 4 to 10-feet in rocky areas and around timber. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

 

Hugo: April 22 — elevation normal, water 62 degrees. Crappie good on minnows and jigs along the river channel. Largemouth bass fair to good on spinnerbaits and jigs around the button brush. Blue catfish fair on cut shad below the dam. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.

 

Konawa: April 23 –— elevation 1/2-foot above normal, water 72 degrees and clear. Largemouth bass good on plastic worms at 4 to 8-feet along weed beds. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on minnows and jigs at 15-feet in the discharge canal. Report submitted by Daryl Howser, game warden stationed
in Seminole County.

 

Lower Mt. Fork: Water lower 60s. Rainbows still being caught on march browns in the red zone. Big rainbows being caught on rooster tails and spoons near the power house. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed McCurtain County.

 

McGee Creek: April 22 — elevation 1-foot above normal, water 65 degrees and clear. Largemouth bass good on soft plastic lures and spinnerbaits at 1 to 6-feet Crappie fair at 8 to 20-feet around cedar brush just off of main creek channels. Channel and flathead catfish good on juglines and trotlines baited with live bait. Report submitted by Larry Luman, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

 

Murray: April 24 —elevation below normal and rising, water 68 degreesand clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass very good on various baits. White bass good on minnows and jigs. Catfish good on stinkbait and worms. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 5 to 10-feet around structure. Report submitted by Jeremy Brothers, game warden stationed in Carter County.

 

Pine Creek: April 22 — elevation normal, water clear. Bass good on Zara spooks in shallow water around secondary points. Crappie excellent on grubs in shallow water. Catfish good on juglines baited with cut shad. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed McCurtain County.

 

Robert S. Kerr: April 24 — elevation normal, water murky. Bass fair on soft baits in grass beds. Catfish fair on shad in creek channels. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs. Report submitted by Leland Sockey, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

 

Sardis Lake: April 23 — elevation normal, water 71 degrees. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits and swim baits at 2 to 10-feet. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait and dead minnows. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

 

Wister: April 22 — elevation normal, water murky. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits and spinnerbaits. Catfish good on juglines baited with cut shad, liver and nightcrawlers. Crappie good on minnows and jigs. Report submitted by Randy Fennell, game warden stationed in LeFlore County.