Local fishing report 2-28-2024

Local fishing report for 3-27-2024
Local fishing report 2-28-2024

The local fishing report at Wister Lake for Feb. 28, 2024

Wister: February 23. Elevation is 1 ft. above normal and falling, water temperature 52°F and stained. (USACE Current Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on jigs, plastic baits, and spinnerbaits around brush structure, creek channels, and main lake. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait, hot dogs, and shad around main lake and river channel. Crappie good on jigs and minnows around brush structure, main lake, river channel, and tailwater. Report submitted by James Williams, game warden stationed in Le Flore County.


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Area fishing report 1-17-2024

This week's area fishing report 1-17-2024

This week’s area fishing report. 

Blue River:

January 16. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 33°F and clear. (USGS Lake Level) Rainbow trout good on in-line spinnerbaits, midges, nymphs, PowerBait, small lures, spoons, and worms around brush structure, creek channels, and rocks. Comments: About 90% of the river is frozen over right now. The only water that is not frozen over is the water right above and below falls. Report submitted by Ethan Lovelace, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

 Broken Bow:

January 15. Elevation is 3 ft. above normal and rising, water temperature 40°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass good on bill baits, crankbaits, jigs, and spoons around brush structure, main lake, points, river channel, and standing timber. Crappie good on hair jigs, jigs, and minnows around brush structure, main lake, and points. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

 Eufaula:

January 14. Elevation is 2 ft. below normal and stable, water temperature 38°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, jigs, lipless baits, plastic baits, and worms around main lake, points, and rocks. Striped bass, striped bass hybrids, and white bass good on crankbaits, jigs, sassy shad, and shad below the dam and tailwater. Crappie good on crankbaits, hair jigs, minnows, and spoons around channels, docks, riprap, and rocks. Report submitted by Jake Rowland, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

 Hugo:

January 12. Elevation is 2 ft. above normal and falling, water temperature 51°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, live bait, punch bait, shad, stinkbait, and sunfish below the dam, brush structure, channels, creek channels, main lake, river channel, shorelines, and standing timber. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows below the dam, brush structure, channels, main lake, river channel, and standing timber. Report submitted by Andrew Potter, game warden stationed in Choctaw County.

Konawa:

January 14. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 38°F and clear. Largemouth bass slow on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, and plastic baits around main lake, points, river channel, and weed beds. Striped bass hybrids and white bass slow on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, and live shad around coves, discharge, main lake, and river channel. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver and cut bait around discharge, inlet, riprap, and weed beds. Report submitted by Garret Harley, game warden stationed in Seminole County. 

Lower Mountain Fork

January 12. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 42°F and clear. Rainbow trout good on plastic baits, PowerBait, and tube jigs below the dam, creek channels, and spillway. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.


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McGee Creek:

January 12. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 44°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth and spotted bass excellent on Alabama rigs, bill baits, crankbaits, in-line spinnerbaits, jigs, and plastic baits around brush structure, main lake, points, and standing timber. Channel and flathead catfish good on cut bait, live shad, shrimp, and stinkbait around channels and main lake. Crappie excellent on minnows and tube jigs around brush structure, docks, points, and standing timber. Report submitted by Shay Loudermilk, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Pine Creek:

January 12. Elevation is 5 ft. above normal and falling, water temperature 43°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits around points. Crappie fair on jigs around channels and standing timber. Channel catfish good on chicken liver and cut bait around main lake. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County. 

Robert S. Kerr:

January 12. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 44°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) White bass good on hair jigs and jigs below the dam. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on hot dogs, minnows, shad and worms below the dam, main lake, river channel, and tailwater. Crappie good on hair jigs, jigs, and minnows around brush structure, creek channels, and river channel. Report submitted by Logan Shimp, game warden stationed in Haskell County. 

Sardis:

January 12. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 48°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass slow on crankbaits, lipless baits, plastic baits, and spinnerbaits around channels, points, and standing timber. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish slow on chicken liver, cut bait, shad, stinkbait, sunfish, and worms below the dam, main lake, points, and standing timber. Crappie slow on jigs, minnows, and tube jigs around channels and standing timber. Report submitted by Thomas Gillham, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County. 

Tenkiller:

January 14. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 41°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Crappie fair on hair jigs, minnows, and tube jigs around brush structure, channels, docks, and main lake. Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, jigs, and plastic baits around brush structure, channels, and points. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, live bait, live shad, minnows, and shad around main lake and river channel. Report submitted by Cody Youngblood, game warden stationed in Cherokee County.

Texoma:

January 14. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 48°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Striped bass good on live shad and plastic baits around channels, flats, main lake, and points. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, live shad, and punch bait around channels, coves, docks, points, and river channel. Crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs, minnows, and nymphs around brush structure, coves, docks, points, and standing timber. Comments: Fishing this week has been good. Striper are biting very well on live bite. The cold front should help with dead sticking methods. Catfish are biting on juglines with live shad and cut bait. Crappie are biting on jigs near brush piles. Report submitted by Garrett Beam, game warden stationed in Bryan County.


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