The Oklahoma fishing report is published weekly by the Oklahoma Wildlife Department.
Arbuckle: December 10. Elevation 4 1/2 ft. below normal, 51 and clear to stained in upper arms of creeks. White bass being caught on 3/4 ounce CC spoon at 25-32 ft. Crappie being caught on chartreuse 1/16 ounce jigs around deeper brush piles. Bass being caught on jigs, drop shot, white spinnerbaits and crankbaits. Report submitted by Jack Melton.
Blue River: December 13. Elevation normal, water 45 and clear. Trout excellent on natural scented Power Bait, gold spoons and gold spinnerbaits. Fly-fishing excellent on olive and black woolly buggers, prince nymphs, elk hair caddis flies and hares ears. Smallmouth and spotted bass fair on soft plastic lures in deeper holes around structure. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver and stinkbait in deeper holes. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.
Broken Bow: December 12. Elevation above normal and rising, water murky. Largemouth bass and smallmouth bass good on soft plastic baits and crankbaits in the upper creeks. Catfish fair on juglines and trotlines baited with cut bait. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around structure. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.
Eufaula: December 12. Elevation 2 ft. below normal, water clear in the east and murky in the west. Blue catfish fair on fresh shad along shallow flats. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around standing timber and boat docks with brush. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.
Hugo: December 11. Elevation 6 1/2 ft. above normal and slowly dropping. Catfish fair on cut bait in the tail waters. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.
Konawa: December 11. Elevation normal, water 49 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on plastic worms and crankbaits at 15 ft. in the discharge canal. Report submitted by Daryl Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.
McGee Creek: December 11. Elevation 4 3/4 ft. below normal, water 56 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on soft plastic lures at 8-20 ft. Crappie fair at 10-20 ft. around cedar brush just off of main creek channels. Report submitted by Larry Luman, game warden stationed in Atoka County.
Robert S. Kerr: December 13. Elevation normal, water murky. Catfish good on fresh shad and cut bait. Report submitted by Leland Sockey, game warden stationed in Haskell County.
Sardis: December 11. Elevation slightly above normal. Largemouth bass good on swim baits and crankbaits at 2-12 ft. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 14-16 ft. Walleye good trolling. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.
Texoma: December 11. Elevation 5 1/2 ft. below normal, water 55 and clear south and murky north. Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair to good on plastic combination baits and crankbaits at 10-20 ft. in the creek channels around brush. Striped and white bass fair to good on live bait, sassy shad and slabs at 10-20 ft. in the river channels. Channel and blue catfish fair to good on live bait, stinkbait and worms at 10-15 ft. from the Highway 70 Bridge to the north. Crappie fair to good on minnows and jigs at 5-15 ft. around underwater brush. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.
Wister: December 11. Elevation 12 1/2 ft. above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and spinnerbaits. Catfish fair to good on juglines baited with cut shad and liver. Report submitted by Randy Fennell, game warden stationed in LeFlore County.
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