The following is provided by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation

 

Blue River: August 9. Elevation normal, water 82 and clear. Channel catfish excellent on stinkbait, cut bait and punch bait at 3-6 ft. around rocks, brush structure and deeper pools just off of the main current. Approximately 1,800 lbs. of channel catfish were stocked on August 4. Spotted bass good on topwater lures, spinnerbaits and crankbaits at 1-6 ft. around brush structure, rocks and below waterfalls and riffles; topwater action is best at dawn and dusk. Sunfish and bluegill good on crickets, tube jigs and small lures at 1-3 ft. along shallows and shorelines. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist  at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area. 

 

Broken Bow: August 7. Elevation below normal, water 82. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on Alabama rigs and plastic baits at 15-20 ft. around points, standing timber and brush structure. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 20-30 ft. around brush structure and standing timber. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, worms and punch bait at 10-15 ft. along channels, the river mouth and river channel. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

 

Hugo: August 7. Elevation below normal, water 86. Crappie fair on minnows and tube jigs at 10-25 ft. around standing timber. Channel and blue catfish fair on shad and worms on bottom along creek channels and the river channel. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.

 

Konawa: August 8. Elevation below normal, water 97 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on Alabama rigs, spoons and sassy shad at 4-10 ft. in coves, the inlet and along weed beds. White bass slow on crankbaits, slabs, shrimp and shad at 8-16 ft. in the main lake and around points. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, worms, shad and stinkbait along creek channels, in coves and the inlet. Report submitted by Tyler Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

 

McGee Creek: August 7. Elevation normal, water 89 and clear. Crappie fair on minnows at 16-24 ft. around brush structure. Largemouth bass slow on topwater lures at the surface along shorelines and in the main lake early and late. Report submitted by Larry Luman, game warden stationed in Atoka County. 

 

Texoma: August 8. Elevation normal, water 88-91 and stained. Striped and white bass slow on live shad at 20-55 ft. in the river channel and good on live shad below the dam. Blue and channel catfish fair on live shad and cut bait at 5-10 ft. along the river channel and good on limb lines up the river. Crappie on minnows at 5-8 ft. on brush structure. Report submitted by Bob Wingo, game warden stationed in Bryan County. 

Blue River: August 9. Elevation normal, water 82 and clear. Channel catfish excellent on stinkbait, cut bait and punch bait at 3-6 ft. around rocks, brush structure and deeper pools just off of the main current. Approximately 1,800 lbs. of channel catfish were stocked on August 4. Spotted bass good on topwater lures, spinnerbaits and crankbaits at 1-6 ft. around brush structure, rocks and below waterfalls and riffles; topwater action is best at dawn and dusk. Sunfish and bluegill good on crickets, tube jigs and small lures at 1-3 ft. along shallows and shorelines. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist  at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.