The Pryor Times

November 9, 2012

Lake reports


 Birch: November 6. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-12 ft. Report submitted by David Clay, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Ft. Gibson: November 5. Elevation normal, water 58 and clear. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 3-15 ft. early and late. Catfish good on juglines and rod-and-reel baited with shad and sunfish drifting the main channel. White bass good on white rattletraps at 3-5 ft. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits at 5-15 ft. Report submitted by Rick Stafford in Wagoner.

Grand: November 4. Elevation 2 ft. below normal. Bass fair on rubber worms and crankbaits. Catfish good. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 15-20 ft. Paddlefish fair. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Delaware County.

Greenleaf: November 5. Bass good on chatter and lipless rattle baits in red eye, shad and Strike King in shallows while feeding on shad. Crappie good on hand tied hair jigs and minnows. Report submitted by Mike's Outdoors.

Hudson: November 5. Elevation normal. Largemouth bass good on plastic baits and spinnerbaits. White bass good on small lures in the upper end below the dam. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around brush pile areas. Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Rogers and Mayes counties.

Keystone: November 6. Elevation 3 ft. below normal, water 59. White bass fair off points. Catfish fair on juglines baited with cut bait. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois: November 5. Elevation normal, water 48 and clear. Largemouth bass slow on crankbaits at 1-2 ft. all along the river. White bass slow on jigs at 1-4 ft. all along the river. Striped bass slow on trout and shad at 1-3 ft. along the mouth of the river. Channel catfish excellent on cut bait on bottom all along the river. Crappie slow on jigs 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: November 4. Elevation 3 1/4 ft. below normal, water upper 60s 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. in near creek channels. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed Rogers County.

Pawhuska: November 6. Trout good on Power Bait and Super Dupers. Report submitted by David Clay, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Tenkiller: November 6. Elevation 8 ft. below normal, water 66-68 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on soft plastics, spinnerbaits and crankbaits in shallow water early. Crappie fair on tube jigs at 10-15 ft. in docks or brush. Sunfish good on worms in docks at 15 ft. Report by Monte Brooks, Cookson Village Resort.

Webbers Falls: November 5. Bass excellent on square bill crankbaits and spinnerbaits moving off the main river and into creeks while feeding on shad. Striped bass hybrids good on shad imitation baits while chasing shad. Report submitted by Mike's Outdoors.