Area fishing report 9-16-2020

Broken Bow: September 11. Elevation above normal, water 85. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/BROK.lakepage.html. Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass fair on Alabama rig, crankbaits, and plastic baits around brush structure and points. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, punch bait, and worms around channels and in coves. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: September 11. Elevation above normal, water 82 and turbid. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/EUFA.lakepage.html. White bass good on crickets, jigs, minnows, and small lures below the dam, and around the dam and main lake. Blue and channel catfish excellent on cut bait, hot dogs, shad, and shrimp below the dam, around the dam, river channel, and sandbar. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around coves, docks, main lake, and riprap. Report submitted by Cannon Harrison, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Lower Mountain Fork: September 11. Elevation normal, water clear. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Geological Survey website at https://waterdata.usgs.gov/ok/nwis/uv?site_no=07339000. Rainbow trout excellent on PowerBait and worms around creek channels and spillway. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

McGee Creek: September 11. Elevation above normal, water 85. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/MCGE.lakepage.html. Largemouth and spotted bass good on Alabama rig, flukes, and topwater lures around brush structure, dam, flats, and rocks. White bass fair on Alabama rig and topwater lures around dam, flats, and main lake. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Pine Creek: September 11. Elevation above normal, water murky. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/PINE.lakepage.html. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits, plastic baits, and topwater lures around coves. Crappie good on jigs around brush structure and standing timber. Channel catfish excellent on chicken liver, stinkbait, and worms around the dam and main lake. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: September 10. Elevation normal, water murky. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/webdata/gagedata/KERO2.current.html. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on bill baits, minnows, crankbaits, plastic baits, small lures, spinnerbaits, and topwater lures around brush structure, channels, points, rocks, standing timber, shallows, and weed beds. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, hot dogs, goldfish, minnows, shad, shrimp, sunfish, and worms below the dam, around coves, creek channels, channels, main lake, river mouth, river channel, and tailwater. Crappie fair on grubs, hair jigs, jigs, minnows, and small lures below the dam, around brush structure, points, coves, shorelines, sandbar, shallows, standing timber, tailwater, and weed beds. Report submitted by Logan Shimp, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: September 11. Elevation above normal, water 78. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/SARD.lakepage.html. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on buzz baits, crankbaits, jigs, plastic baits, and spinnerbaits around brush structure, points, riprap, rocks, standing timber, and weed beds. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, shad, and sunfish around channels, main lake, and shorelines. Crappie fair on jigs, minnows, and tube jigs around brush structure, channels, points, and standing timber. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Tenkiller: September 15. Elevation normal, water 82 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass fair on jigs and plastics baits around brush structure and standing timber. Crappie fair on jigs and small lures around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Cody Youngblood, game warden stationed in Cherokee County.

Wister: September 11. Elevation above normal, water cloudy. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/WIST.lakepage.html. Largemouth and spotted bass good on bill baits, buzz baits, crankbaits, plastics, spinnerbaits, and topwater lures around brush structure, channels, in coves, and points. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, hot dogs, shad, stinkbait, and worms below the dam, and around brush structure, channels, main lake, points, and standing timber. Crappie good on jigs, minnows, small lures, and spinnerbaits around brush structure, channels, points, standing timber, and cedar brush. Report submitted by Thomas Gillham, game warden stationed in Le Flore County.


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