(The weekly fishing report is furnished by the Oklahoma Wildlife Department)
Arbuckle: January 22. Elevation 4 1/2 ft. below normal, water 47 and clear to stained in areas. Bass being caught on crankbaits, jigs and Alabama rigs. Crappie and white bass being caught on CC Spoons at 35-55 ft. in creek channels. Crappie being caught on chartreuse jigs around deeper brush piles. Report submitted by Jack Melton.
Blue River: January 23. Elevation normal, water 48 and clear. Trout fair on salmon eggs, garlic scented Power Bait and small in-line spinnerbaits. Fly-fishing good on brown woolly buggers, zebra midges, caddis flies and prince nymphs fairly deep in water column. Smallmouth and spotted bass fair on soft plastics in deeper pools around structure. Channel catfish fair in larger pools around rocks and channel. Report submitted Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.
Broken Bow: January 22. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on black jigs, jig-and-pig, black #11 and black and blue flake in deeper water. Catfish good on juglines baited with cut bait. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs in deeper water around structure. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.
Eufaula: January 23. Elevation 1 ft. below normal, water clear. Blue catfish fair on shad in flats and creek bottoms. Crappie fair in standing timber and docks with brush. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.
Hugo: January 22. Elevation normal, water 50. Crappie slow to fair on minnows along the Kiamichi River channel. Crappie fair to good on jigs 9-15 ft. below the dam. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.
Konawa: January 22. Elevation normal, water 43 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits at 5-10 ft. around points and road beds. Channel catfish good on chicken liver and shad at 15 ft. in the discharge canal. Report submitted by Daryl Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.
McGee Creek: January 22. Elevation 2 1/4 ft. below normal, water 47 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on soft plastic lures and jig-and-pigs at 8-20 ft. Crappie fair around cedar brush at 10-20 ft. just off of main creek channels. Report submitted by Larry Luman, game warden stationed in Atoka County.
Pine Creek: January 22. Elevation below normal, water clear. Bass good on deep running crankbaits. Crappie good on spoons and minnows in the deeper waters. Catfish fair on trotlines baited with cut shad. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.
Sardis: January 20. Elevation normal. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and swim baits early and late and on crankbaits at mid-day. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait and dead minnows. Crappie good on minnows at 8-14 ft. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.
Texoma: January 22. Elevation 2 3/4 ft. below normal, water 50 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair to good on plastic combination baits, crankbaits and spinnerbaits at 10-15 ft. around the points and drop-offs. Striped and white bass fair to good on live bait, slabs and sassy shad at 10-20 ft. in the river channels. Channel and blue catfish fair to good on live bait and stinkbait at 10-20 ft. from the Hwy 70 Bridge to the north. Crappie fair on minnows and small jigs at 10-15 ft. in the boat docks with brush. Paddlefish fair below the dam while generating. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.
Wister: January 22. Elevation normal, water murky. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs below the dam. 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.