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Area fishing report for 8-26-2020

The area fishing report for Aug. 26.

Blue River: August 24. Elevation normal, water 82 and clear. For current elevation conditions go to the US Geological Survey website at https://waterdata.usgs.gov/ok/nwis/uv?site_no=07332390. Channel catfish good on punch bait and stinkbait around river channel and rocks. Largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass good on crankbaits and jerk bait around brush structure, river channel, rocks, and shorelines. Bluegill, redear, and green sunfish good on crickets, grass hoppers, in-line spinnerbait, and worms around brush structure and shorelines. Report submitted by Ethan Lovelace.


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Broken Bow: August 21. Elevation 5 1/3 ft. below normal, water 83. For current elevation conditions go to the US 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 and plastics around brush structure and points. Channel, blue, and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, punch bait, and worms around coves, creek channels, and points. Crappie fair on jigs, minnows, and spoons around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: August 21. Elevation normal, water 80 and murky. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/EUFA.lakepage.html. Striped bass fair on live shad and topwater lures below the dam. Blue and channel catfish fair on shad and stinkbait below the dam and around the main lake. Crappie fair on jigs around brush structure and at 6-10 ft. on bottom. Report submitted by Patrick Matlock, game warden stationed in Okmulgee County.

Lower Mountain Fork: August 21. Elevation normal, water clear. For current elevation conditions go to the US Geological Survey website at https://waterdata.usgs.gov/ok/nwis/uv?site_no=07339000. Rainbow trout good on caddis flies, PowerBait, and tube jigs below the dam, and around creek channels and spillway. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

McGee Creek: August 21. Elevation below normal, water 83. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/MCGE.lakepage.html. Largemouth and spotted bass good on crankbaits, flukes, jigs, and topwater lures around brush structure, coves, flats, and rocks. White and spotted bass fair on jerk bait, top water, and looking for surfacing schools around dam, main lake, and points. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Pine Creek: August 21. Elevation normal, water clear. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/PINE.lakepage.html. Largemouth bass good on Alabama rig, spinnerbaits, and topwater lures around coves and creek channels. Crappie good on jigs and small lures around brush structure and standing timber. Channel catfish slow on hot dogs and punch bait around creek channels and river channel. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: August 21. Elevation normal, water murky. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/webdata/gagedata/KERO2.current.html. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, dough bait, goldfish, hot dogs, minnows, shad, shrimp, sunfish, and worms below the dam, and around coves, creek channels, main lake, river mouth, and tailwater. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on buzz baits, crickets, goldfish, grass hoppers, grubs, minnows, plastics, and small lures around coves, sand bar, shallows, shorelines, standing timber, and weed beds. Crappie fair on goldfish, hair jigs, jigs, and minnows below the dam, and around brush structure, coves, rocks, and weed beds. Report submitted by Logan Shimp, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: August 21. Elevation normal, water 83. For current elevation conditions go to the US 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, plastics, spinnerbaits, and topwater lures around brush structure, points, riprap, shorelines, standing timber, and weed beds. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, shad, and sunfish around channels, flats, 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: August 24. Elevation above normal, water 82 and clear on lower end with the north end clearing up. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/TENK.lakepage.html. Largemouth and spotted bass good on crankbaits, plastics, and spinnerbaits around brush structure, points, and standing timber. Crappie fair on crankbaits and small lures around brush structure, docks, and standing timber. Report submitted by Cody Youngblood, game warden stationed in Cherokee County.

Wister: August 21. Elevation normal, water cloudy. For current elevation conditions go to the US 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 top water around brush structure, channels, coves, points, shorelines, and standing timber. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, stinkbait, sunfish, and worms below the dam, and around brush structure, channels, main lake, points, and standing timber. Crappie good on jigs, minnows, small lures, spinnerbaits, and tube jigs around brush structure, channels, points, standing timber, and cedar brush. Report submitted by Thomas Gillham, game warden stationed in Leflore County.

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