The weekly fishing report is courtesy of the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife.
Arbuckle: December 4. Elevation 4 1/2 ft. water 53 and stained to fairly clear, muddy upper creeks. White bass being caught jigging spoons and larger jigs at 24-32 ft. Crappie being caught off docks early and at 23-35 ft. off brush piles. Bass being caught on crankbaits, jerk baits, white spinnerbaits and bass jigs. Report submitted by Jack Melton.
Blue River: December 5. Elevation normal, water 43 and clear. Trout excellent on garlic scented Power Bait, meal worms, gold spoons and spinnerbaits. Fly-fishing good on olive woolly buggers, caddis flies and nymphs. Smallmouth and spotted bass fair on soft plastics slow in deeper pools around waterfalls and structure. Channel catfish fair on stinkbait in deep holes around structure. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.
Broken Bow: December 4. Elevation above normal and rising, water murky. Largemouth bass and smallmouth bass good in the upper creeks using soft plastics and crankbaits. 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 4. Elevation 2 ft. below normal, water clear in the east and murky in the west. Blue catfish fair on fresh shad along shallow flats and coves. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around standing timber and boat docks. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.
Konawa: December 4. Elevation normal, water 48 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on plastic worms at 15 ft. in discharge canal. Report submitted by Daryl Howser, game warden stationed Seminole County.
McGee Creek: December 4. Elevation 5 1/4 ft. below normal, water 58 and clear. Largemouth 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.
Pine Creek: No information available because of water fluctuations due to recent water level increases and attempts to draw lake down. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.
Robert S. Kerr: December 5. Elevation normal, water murky. Catfish fair on shad and cut bait. Report submitted by Leland Sockey, game warden stationed in Haskell County.
Sardis: December 4. Elevation slightly above normal. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits and crankbaits early and late and on swim baits at 2-6 ft. in the afternoons. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 14 ft. Walleye good trolling crankbaits at 14 ft. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.
Texoma: December 4. Elevation 6 ft. below normal, water 58 and clear in the south and murky in the north. Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair to good on crankbaits and plastic combination baits at 10-20 ft. around the creek channels. Striped and white bass fair to good on live bait, slabs and sassy shad at 15-20 ft. in the river channels. Channel and blue catfish fair to good on live bait, worms and stinkbait at 10-15 ft. from Alberta Creek to the north. Crappie fair to good on minnows and jigs at 10-15 ft. around underwater brush and riprap. Sunfish fair to good on worms, shrimp and small tube jigs at 5-10 ft. around the fish attractors and riprap. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.
Wister: December 4. Elevation 10 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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