Fishing Report for October 4, 2017

Central

Overholser: October 2. Elevation above normal, water murky to muddy. Blue, channel and flathead catfish slow ballooning cut bait, live bait and worms below the dam and in the main lake. Striped bass hybrids slow on crawfish, cut bait, jigs and shrimp below the dam, in the main lake, around windy points and shorelines. Bluegill, green and redear sunfish slow on jigs and worms in the main lake and along shallows. A variety of fish are being caught in the basin depending on the water level. The fishing will depend on the weather we get the more rain could slow the fishing down even more. Report submitted by Vince Mesis, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.

 

 

Northeast

Ft. Gibson: October 2. Elevation above normal, water 76 and clear. Crappie slow on hair jigs, jigs, minnows and tube jigs around brush structure, docks and in the main lake. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on live shad and sunfish along channels, the main lake and river channel. White bass being caught on crankbaits, in-line spinnerbaits and spinnerbaits in the main lake and around points. Report submitted by Rick Stafford, Wagoner.

Keystone: October 3. Elevation normal, water 78. Blue catfish good on cut bait below the dam and along channels. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits along shorelines. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois: October 1. Elevation normal, water 65 and clear. Trout good on hair jigs, nymphs, PowerBait and worms below the dam, tailwater and Watts WMU. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

Kaw: October 2. Elevation normal, water 75 and clear. White bass good on crankbaits, jigs and sassy shad along windy riprap. Blue catfish good on juglines baited with cut bait and shad along flats. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 10-12 ft. around brush structure. Report submitted by Larry Green, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Skiatook: October 3. Elevation below normal, water 70s and clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 15-25 ft. around brush structure and standing timber. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass slow on crankbaits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits around points and along shorelines. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.

 

 

Northwest

Canton: October 2. Elevation below normal, water clear. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on live shad and slabs in the main lake. Report submitted by Mark Walker, game warden stationed in Blaine County.

Ft. Supply: October 3. Elevation below normal, water murky. White bass slow on jigs in the main lake. Report submitted by Mark Reichenberger, game warden stationed in Woodward County.

Foss: October 3. Elevation 1/2 ft. below normal, water 70s. Striped bass hybrids slow on live bait in deep water. White bass fair on spinnerbaits. Walleye slow to fair on worms. Catfish fair on cut bait. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House.

 

Southeast

Broken Bow: October 1. Elevation below normal, water 84. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits and plastic baits around brush structure, points and standing timber. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, punch bait and worms in coves and river mouth. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: October 1. Elevation normal, water murky. Spotted bass excellent on in-line spinnerbaits, plastic baits, small lures and spinnerbaits in coves, around rocks, sandbars and shallows. Striped bass good on cut bait, live shad, shad and topwater lures below the dam and along the dam. Blue and flathead catfish being caught on chicken liver, crawfish, cut bait, dough bait, live bait, shad and stinkbait along channels, in coves and the main lake. Report submitted by Cannon Harrison, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: October 1. Elevation normal, water stained. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, flukes and topwater lures around brush structure and points. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush structure, river channel and standing timber. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait and worms below the dam and along shallows. Report submitted by Jim Gillham, game warden stationed in Choctaw County.

Konawa: October 2. Elevation normal, water 80 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits in the main lake, around points, river channel and weed beds. Striped bass hybrids and white bass good on crankbaits, live shad and spoons in coves, inlet, main lake and river channel. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait and dough bait in coves, along creek channels, inlet and riprap. Report submitted by Garret Harley, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

Lower Mountain Fork: October 1. Elevation normal, water clear. Trout good on PowerBait, tube jigs and worms in the discharge and around rocks. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

McGee Creek: October 1. Elevation below normal, water 77 and clear. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on buzz baits and topwater lures around brush structure, points and rocks. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Pine Creek: October 1. Elevation normal, water clear. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits and plastic baits around brush structure and in coves. Channel catfish good on cut bait along creek channels and in the main lake. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County. 

Robert S. Kerr: October 1. Elevation normal, water stained. Crappie excellent on electric chicken Bobby Garland jigs and minnows around brush structure, creek channels and standing timber. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and spinnerbaits along shallows and weed beds. Blue catfish fair on live shad and punch bait along channels and sandbars. Report submitted by J.D. Stauffer, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: October 2. Elevation below normal, water 77 and clear. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on buzz baits, plastic baits, spinnerbaits and tube jigs around brush structure, points, rocks, shorelines, standing timber and weed beds. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, shad and sunfish along channels, flats, main lake and shorelines. Crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs, minnows and tube jigs around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: October 2. Elevation above normal, water clearing. Striped bass good on buzz baits, flukes and topwater lures in coves, around points and along shorelines. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, punch bait and shad around points, riprap, river mouth and spillway. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Cody Jones, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: October 1. Elevation above normal, water 76 and stained. Largemouth bass fair on bill baits, crankbaits, jigs and plastic baits in the main lake and river channel. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait in the main lake. Crappie slow on minnows and tube jigs around brush structure, main lake and river channel. Report submitted by James Williams, game warden stationed in LeFlore County.

Southwest

Ft. Cobb: October 2. Elevation normal, water 75. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around docks and points. Report submitted by Brayden Hicks, game warden stationed in in Caddo County.

Tom Steed: October 3. Elevation above normal, water 68. Striped bass hybrids and white bass fair trolling crankbaits in the main lake. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.