Fishing Report for September 20, 2017

Central

Hefner: September 19. Elevation above normal, water 80 and clear. Crappie good on minnows and jigs along the dam and docks. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on grubs, lipless baits and sassy shad along shorelines. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut bait, punch bait and stinkbait along the dam and inlet. Crappie being caught off the dam on tight lining small jigs and slip corking minnows at 12-16 ft. when winds are northerly or light. Report submitted by Lucky Lure Tackle.

Overholser: September 18. Elevation normal, water murky to muddy. Blue, channel and flathead catfish slow on cut bait, live bait and punch bait below the dam and in the main lake. Striped bass hybrids and white bass slow on crawfish, cut bait, jigs and shrimp below the dam, in the main lake and around points. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs in the discharge and around docks. Sunfish good on worms and small jigs in the shallows in the main lake and below the dam. Report submitted by Vince Mesis, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.

Northeast

Birch: September 18. Elevation normal, water 80s and clear. Striped bass hybrids and largemouth bass slow on crankbaits, in-line spinnerbaits, minnows, shad, spinnerbaits and spoons in coves, around docks and in the main lake. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around brush structure, in coves, docks and along shorelines. Report submitted by Ryan Walker, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Ft. Gibson: September 19. Elevation normal, water 81 and clear. White bass fair on crankbaits, in-line spinnerbaits and jigs in the main lake and trolling points. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair drifting Carolina-rigged whole shad in the main lake, around points and river channel. Crappie slow on hair jigs, minnows, plastic baits and tube jigs at 8-12 ft. around brush structure, docks and rocks. Report submitted by Rick Stafford, Wagoner.

Keystone: September 19. Elevation normal, water clear. Crappie good on chartreuse and Christmas colored jigs at 17 ft. around brush structure. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois: September 17. Elevation normal, water 65 and clear to murky. Trout good on hair jigs, nymphs and PowerBait below the dam, along the river channel, spillway and tailwater. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

Skiatook: September 18. Elevation normal, water 80s and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits and plastic baits around brush structure, points and shorelines. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 5-15 ft. around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.

 

 

Northwest

Ft. Supply: September 19. Elevation below normal, water murky. Channel catfish slow on stinkbait in the main lake. All fishing slow. Report submitted by Mark Reichenberger, game warden stationed in Woodward County.

Foss: September 19.Elevation 5-inches below normal, water 80s. Striped bass hybrids slow to fair on live bait in deep water. White bass slow while drifting. Walleye slow on worms. Catfish slow on juglines baited with cut bait. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K  Bait House. 
 

Southeast

Arbuckle: September 16. Elevation normal, water 79 and slightly stained. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, flukes, jigs and plastic baits around points and rocks. Crappie and green sunfish slow on minnows, jigs and shad around brush structure, creek channels and docks.  White bass slow on grubs, jigs and lipless baits along creek channels and in the main lake. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: September 18. Elevation normal, water 74 and clear. Channel catfish good on chicken liver and dough bait around brush structure, rocks and deeper pools just off of current. Smallmouth, largemouth and spotted bass good on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and topwater lures along rocks and shorelines. Stocked approximately 2,000 channel catfish on September 14. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Broken Bow: September 17. Elevation below normal, water 87. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on Alabama rigs, crankbaits and plastic baits around points and standing timber. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, punch bait and worms along channels, in coves, creek channels, river channel and river mouth. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Durant: September 18. Elevation normal, water clear. Largemouth bass slow on lipless baits and plastic baits around brush structure, channels, in the main lake and standing timber. Crappie slow on minnows and tube jigs around brush structure, in the main lake and standing timber. Catfish fair on punch bait and stinkbait around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Michael Ward, park ranger.

Eufaula: September 17. Elevation normal, water turbid. Striped bass excellent on live shad, shad and topwater lures below the dam and along the dam. Spotted bass good on crawfish, jigs and small lures around brush structure, in coves, along shallows, shorelines, standing timber and weed beds. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, live shad and shad below the dam, along the dam, sandbars and shallows. Report submitted by Cannon Harrison, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: September 17. Elevation normal, water 79. Crappie fair on minnows along creek channels, the river channel and standing timber. Blue catfish slow on shad below the dam. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on grubs and topwater lures around brush structure and points. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw County.

Konawa: September 17. Elevation normal, water 82 and clear. Largemouth bass good on shad in the main lake. Fish are still schooling at the top of the water. Report submitted by Ty Runyan, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

Lower Mountain Fork: September 17. Elevation normal, water clear. Trout fair on caddis flies, plastic baits, tube jigs and worms. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden McCurtain County.

McGee Creek: September 17. Elevation normal, water clear. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits and plastic baits in the main lake and around points. Crappie good on minnows at 12-14 ft. around brush structure. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Pine Creek: September 17. Elevation above normal, water clear. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits, grubs, plastic baits and worms in the main lake and around points. Crappie good on minnows at 12-14 ft. around brush structure, channels and the main lake. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: September 17. Elevation normal, water stained. Blue catfish good on cut bait and live shad along channels and points. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits along creek channels, rocks and weed beds. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 10-15 ft. along creek channels and standing timber. Report submitted by J. D. Stauffer, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: September 17. Elevation normal, water 78. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on buzz baits, jerk baits, lipless baits, plastic baits, spinnerbaits and topwater lures around brush structure, points, rocks, standing timber and weed beds. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, shad and sunfish along flats, in the main lake and shorelines. Crappie being caught on hair jigs, jigs and minnows. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: September 18. Elevation normal, water clearing. Striped and white bass good on flukes, live shad and topwater lures in the main lake, around points and riprap. Blue catfish fair on cut bait and live shad below the dam, around points, riprap and the river mouth. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush structure and standing timber. Reports submitted by Cody Jones, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: September 17. Elevation above normal, water 76 and clear. Largemouth bass slow on bill baits, buzz baits and plastic baits around brush structure and in the main lake. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait along flats and in the main lake. Crappie fair on minnows and tube jigs around brush structure, in the main lake and along the river channel. Report submitted by James Williams, game warden stationed in LeFlore County.

 

Southwest

Ft. Cobb: September 19. Elevation normal, water 81 and clear. Largemouth bass, white bass and crappie slow on crankbaits, grubs and spinnerbaits along flats and points. Crappie fair on grubs and jigs along flats, the main lake and points. Report submitted by Brayden Hicks, game warden stationed in Caddo County.