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The Daily Ardmoreite
  • ODWC Weekly Fishing Report

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  • The following is provided by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation:
     
    Arbuckle: May 31. Elevation below normal, water 74 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on spinnerbaits, topwater lures, jerk baits and swim baits at 4-12 ft. using long cast along flats, points and brush structure. Crappie and sunfish fair on minnows and white/chartreuse and white/blue jigs around brush structure. White bass good on jigs, spoons, lipless baits and topwater lures from surface to 10 ft. along flats and points and fair on topwater lures in open water chasing shad. Report submitted by Jack Melton.
     
    Blue River: June 3. Elevation normal, water 78 and murky. Smallmouth and spotted bass good on in-line spinnerbaits, tube jigs and grubs at 4-5 ft. around rocks, creek channels and below waterfalls. Channel catfish fair on minnows, chicken liver and stinkbait at 6-8 ft. in the river channel and around brush structure. Sunfish and bluegill good on grasshoppers, crickets, in-line spinnerbaits and grubs at 1-3 ft. in shallows. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.
     
    Broken Bow: May 30. Elevation normal, water 72. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on flukes, crankbaits and plastic baits at 10-15 ft. around brush structure, standing timber and rocks. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, worms and stinkbait at 10-15 ft. in channels and mouth of the river. Crappie good on grubs, minnows and jigs at 15-20 ft. around standing timber and brush structure. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.
     
    Eufaula: June 1. Elevation normal, water 83 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and spinnerbaits around points and rocky areas. White bass good on slab spoons at 20-30 ft. around standing rock and Duchess Creek area. Blue catfish good on a variety of baits in rocky spawning areas. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 6-12 ft. around boat docks and standing timber. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.
     
    Hugo: June 1. Elevation 1 ft. above normal. Tail water release have slowed. Catfish fair on cut bait below the dam and good on juglines and trotlines baited with cut bait and live sunfish in the main lake. Largemouth bass fair on soft plastics around brush. Crappie fair to good at 12-15 ft. around structure and trees in the main lake. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.
     
    Konawa: June 3. Elevation normal, water 74. Largemouth bass excellent on plastic baits, topwater lures and in-line spinnerbaits at 2-6 ft. along rocks, shallows and weed beds. Channel and blue catfish good on chicken liver, shad, punch bait and worms around rocks, creek channels and the discharge. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on jigs, lipless baits, shad and slabs along creek channels, rocks and points. Report submitted by Tyler Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.
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    Lower Mountain Fork: June 1. Elevation normal, water 58. Trout excellent on nymphs, midges and caddis flies along the spillway and rocks. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.
     
    McGee Creek: June 1. Elevation above normal, water 73. Flathead catfish good on sunfish at 6-14 ft. in coves. Channel catfish fair on cut bait at 10-20 ft. along riprap. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits at 2-10 ft. along weed beds, standing timber and rocks. Crappie fair on minnows at 6-12 ft. around brush structure. Report submitted by Larry Luman, game warden stationed in Atoka County.
     
    Murray: June 3. Elevation below normal, water 72. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on crankbaits, plastic baits and sassy shad at 3-7 ft. in coves, weed beds and rocks. Channel catfish good on worms, stinkbait and shrimp at 2-5 ft. along rocks and riprap. Crappie fair on minnows, jigs and small lures at 5-12 ft. around brush structure, rocks and docks. Sunfish and bluegill good on jigs, small lures, minnows and worms at 2-5 ft. in shallows, weed beds and docks. Sunfish species are still in spawning patterns, so look for beds in shallower water. Report submitted by Jeremy Brothers, game warden stationed in Carter County.
     
    Pine Creek: June 1. Elevation above normal, water 65. Largemouth, spotted and white bass on Alabama rigs, worms and spinnerbaits at 8-12 ft. around points and creek channels. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 8-16 ft. around brush structure and shallows. Flathead catfish good on sunfish in creek channels. Channel catfish good on chicken liver around standing timber. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.
     
    Robert S. Kerr: June 2. Striped and white bass fair up the Canadian river with most catches being made when there is discharge from Eufaula dam. Bass good on flukes along weed beds and on diving baits around points. Crappie fair on trotlines and juglines baited with cut bait or live sunfish near river or creek channels. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Haskell County.
     
    Sardis: May 31. Elevation slightly above normal, water 75 and clear to murky. Largemouth and spotted bass good on Carolina-rigged spinnerbaits and swim baits at 6-14 ft. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait and dead minnows. Crappie fair to good on minnows and jigs at 6-14 ft. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.
     
    Texoma: June 1. Elevation below normal, water 66. Largemouth and smallmouth bass excellent on crankbaits, jigs and plastic baits at 5-15 ft. in coves, creek channels and riprap. Channel and blue catfish excellent on worms, live bait, minnows and shrimp at 10-15 ft. along creek channels, riprap, shorelines and cleaning stations. Crappie and sunfish good on tub jigs, minnows and plastic baits at 5-15 ft. along shorelines, riprap and coves. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.
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    Wister: June 1. Elevation above normal, water 70. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on bill baits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits at 3-6 ft. along brush structure, shorelines and creek channels. Crappie, bluegill and sunfish good on minnows and jigs at 4-9 ft. along creek channels and brush structure. Flathead catfish good on goldfish, sunfish and live bait at 10-12 ft. in the main lake, river mouth and channels. Channel and blue catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait and hotdogs at 10-12 ft. in creek channels and the main lake. Report submitted by Randy Fennell, game warden stationed in LeFlore County.

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