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October 26, 2012

Lake reports

Eucha: Oct. 23. Elevation 11 1/3 ft. below normal, water 64 and dingy. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 12-14 ft. around brush and structure. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits. White bass good trolling. Report submitted by Dwight Moore, City of Tulsa.

Ft. Gibson: Oct. 21. Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water 72 and clear. White bass good on white rooster tails along the windy points. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around any underwater structure. Catfish excellent on whole shad and sunfish on a Carolina rigs while drifting the mudflats. Report submitted by Rick Stafford in Wagoner.

Greenleaf: Oct. 22. Bass good on spinnerbaits, chatter baits, imitation shad, lipless baits and topwater lures. Crappie good on minnows and feather jigs in brush. Report submitted by Mike's Outdoors.

Hudson: Oct. 23. Elevation normal. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits and topwater lures. Channel catfish good on cut bait. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 12-18 ft. along brush piles and upland coves. Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Rogers and Mayes Counties.

Keystone: October 23. Elevation 3 ft. below normal, water 63. Catfish good on cut bait. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits. White bass good off points. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois: Oct. 22. Elevation normal, water 51 and clear. Largemouth bass slow on topwater jigs in 1-3 ft. water in coves. White bass slow on jigs and spinnerbaits at 1-3 ft. all along the river. Striped bass slow on trout and shad at 3 ft. from mouth in deep brush. Channel catfish good on cut bait on bottom all along the river. Crappie slow on jigs and spinnerbaits at 1-3 ft. all along the river. Trout excellent fly fishing the surface, on rooster tails at 1-2 ft. and on Power Bait on bottom from the dam to Gore Landing. Report submitted by D. Tracy, Town of Gore.

Oologah: October 23. Elevation 3 ft. below normal, water upper 60s to low 70s and murky. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 8-12 ft. around brush piles and standing timber. Blue catfish fair on shad and liver around standing timber in the north end of the lake. White bass fair trolling shad colored crankbaits at 10-15 ft. near creek channels. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game

Sooner: October 22. White and striped bass hybrids fair on sassy shad and topwater lures at the discharge. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.

Spavinaw: October 23. Elevation slightly below normal, water 66 and dingy. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around the dam area. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits. Bluegill good on crickets and worms around boat houses. Report submitted by Dwight Moore, City of Tulsa.

Tenkiller: October 23. Elevation 8 1/2 ft. below normal and steady, water 70-72 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on spinnerbaits, crankbaits and soft plastics in shallow water early and late. Crappie fair on minnows or tube jigs at 10-15 ft. in docks. Sunfish good on night crawlers around docks. Report submitted by Monte Brooks, Cookson Village Resort.

Webbers Falls: October 22. Bass good on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and shad moving back to creek. Report submitted by Mike's Outdoors.

Sooner: Oct. 22. White and striped bass hybrids fair on sassy shad and topwater lures at the discharge. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.

Spavinaw: Oct. 23. Elevation slightly below normal, water 66 and dingy. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around the dam area. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits. Bluegill good on crickets and worms around boat houses. Report submitted by Dwight Moore, City of Tulsa.

Tenkiller: Oct. 23. Elevation 8 1/2 ft. below normal and steady, water 70-72 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on spinnerbaits, crankbaits and soft plastics in shallow water early and late. Crappie fair on minnows or tube jigs at 10-15 ft. in docks. Sunfish good on night crawlers around docks. Report submitted by Monte Brooks, Cookson Village Resort.

Webbers Falls: Oct. 22. Bass good on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and shad moving back to creek.

Report submitted by Mike's Outdoors.

 

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