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The Daily Ardmoreite
  • ODWC Weekly Fishing Report

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  • The following information is provided by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation.

    Arbuckle: November 10. Elevation 4 1/2 ft. below normal, water 63 and stained. Algae bloom in backs of creeks and coves in shallow water. Hydrilla beds holding lots of different species of fish. Crappie and white bass being caught on small grubs and jigs. Bass being caught on flukes and crankbaits around the hydrilla beds and on crankbaits in shad patterns, shakey head worms and jigs along bluff banks and up creek arms. Crappie slow around docks and fair on minnows or chartreuse/white jigs. White bass being caught on rattletraps, long johns and small crankbaits at 12-15 ft. Sunfish slow on flies near the shores. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

    Broken Bow: November 11. Elevation normal, water 67 and clear. Smallmouth and spotted bass good on soft plastics around cover in deeper pools and around waterfalls. Channel catfish good on chicken liver and stinkbait around current in larger deeper holes. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

    Eufaula: November 11. Elevation 4 1/2 ft. below normal, water clear. Striped bass fair on crankbaits and plastic baits in rocky areas. Channel catfish fair on shad in shallow flats. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs in riprap and around boat docks with brush. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

    Hugo: November 11. Elevation 8 1/2 ft. below normal, water 74. Boating is extremely hazardous, no open ramps. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.

    Konawa: November 10. Elevation 1 ft. below normal, water 61 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits at 5-10 ft. around points and weed beds. Channel catfish fair on liver and shad at 10-15 ft. around points. Report submitted by Daryl Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.
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    Lower Mountain Fork: November 11. Flies that are now working in zone: Zone I: Light Cahills - 22 and 20; Yellow and Hare’s Ear Soft Hackles - 20; Miracle Midges - 20; BWO’s - 18 and 20; Pink egg patterns - 12. Try trailing the miracle midges under a pheasant tail nymph, stimulator or other dry fly. Zone II and III: Wooly Buggers (olive) 12. Report submitted by Jesse King, Owner, Three Rivers Fly Shop.

    McGee Creek: November 11. Elevation 6 1/2 ft. below normal, water 64 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on soft plastic baits at 6-12 ft. Crappie fair on minnows at 12-20 ft. over cedar brush piles in creek channels. Report submitted by Larry Luman, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

    Pine Creek: November 11. Elevation below normal, water clear. Bass good on jigs around creek inlets. Catfish good on trot lines baited with cut chad. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

    Robert S. Kerr: November 12. Bass fair on crankbaits and stick baits off points and along creek channels. Crappie fair around deeper submerged brush. White and striped bass good on minnows and shad crankbaits up river in deeper holes and around rock ledges. Channel and blue catfish excellent on trotlines and juglines baited with cut bait at 12-20 ft. close to creek and river channels. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

    Sardis: November 9. Elevation 2 ft. below normal. Largemouth bass good on stick baits and crankbaits at 4-6 ft. in creek channels. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait. Crappie fair to good on minnows and jigs at 10-14 ft. Walleye fair trolling at 8-14 ft. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

    Texoma: November 11. Elevation 5 1/2 ft. below normal, water 68 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair to good on surface lures, plastic worms and crankbaits at 5-15 ft. in the creeks. Striped and white bass fair to good on live bait, sassy shad and slabs at 10-30 ft. Channel and blue catfish fair to good on live bait, worms and stinkbait at 10-15 ft. from the Washita River to Platter Flats. Crappie fair to good on minnows and jigs at 5-15 ft. around fishing docks and fish attractors. Sunfish fair to good at 5-10 ft. around fishing docks and riprap. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.
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    Wister: November 13. Elevation 1 ft. below normal, water murky. Largemouth bass good on silver crankbaits and fair on black/blue plastic worms. Crappie fair on white-tail grubs at 15-20 ft. Catfish fair on juglines and trotlines baited with cut bait and liver. Report submitted by Randy Fennell, game warden stationed in LeFlore County.

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