Oklahoma Wildlife Department
Eucha: Oct, 16. Elevation 11 1/2 ft. below normal, water 63 and dingy. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush and structure at 12-14 ft. White bass fair trolling. Report submitted by Dwight Moore, City of Tulsa.
Ft. Gibson: Oct. 7. Elevation normal, water 72 and stained. Catfish excellent on whole shad and sunfish at 10-15 ft. with juglines, rod-and-reel and drifting flats all over the lake. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 5-15 ft. around any structure. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and spinnerbaits at 5-15 ft. White bass slow off windy points on white spinnerbaits. Report submitted by Rick Stafford in Wagoner.
Grand: Oct. 14. Elevation 3 ft. below normal. Largemouth bass excellent to good on worms and crankbaits. Catfish excellent on drift and juglines baited with fresh cut bait above Sailboat Bridge. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 15-20 ft. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Delaware County.
Keystone: Oct. 16. Elevation 3 ft. below normal, water 63. Striped bass good trolling with crankbaits at 26 ft. White bass good trolling with crankbaits at 20-30 ft. off points. Catfish good on cut bait at 25 ft. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.
Lower Illinois: Oct. 15. Elevation normal, water 53 and clear. Largemouth bass slow on crankbaits in 1-3 ft. in coves and brush. 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 dam to Gore Landing. Report submitted by D. Tracy, Town of Gore.
Oologah: Oct. 14. Elevation 3 ft. below normal, water mid to upper 70s and murky. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush piles and standing timber at 8-12 ft. Blue catfish fair on shad and liver around standing timber in the north end of the lake. White bass fair trolling shad colored crankbaits near creek channels 10-15 ft. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.
Sooner: Oct. 16. White bass fair on sassy shad and topwater lures at the discharge. Catfish fair on cut bait and live bait off points. Striped bass hybrids fair at the discharge. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.
Spavinaw: Oct. 16. Elevation 1/2 ft. below normal, water 64 and dingy. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around the dam. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits. Report submitted by Dwight Moore, City of Tulsa.
Tenkiller: Oct. 15. Elevation 8 ft. below normal, water low 70s and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, soft plastics and spinnerbaits in shallows. Crappie fair on the bluffs in docks on minnows or jigs at 10-15 ft. Sunfish good near docks on worm-tipped jigs. Report submitted by Monte Brooks, Cookson Village Resort.
Oklahoma Wildlife Department
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