Area fishing report 3-24-2021

The area fishing report for Wednesday.

Blue River: March 22. Elevation normal, water 56 and clear. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Geological Survey website at https://waterdata.usgs.gov/ok/nwis/uv?site_no=07332390. Rainbow trout good on caddis flies, in-line spinnerbaits, nymphs, PowerBait and spoons along the river channel and rocks. Report submitted by Ethan Lovelace, technician at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Broken Bow: March 19. Elevation normal, water 56. 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 good on crankbaits and spinnerbaits around brush structure, creek channels and points. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around points, shallows and shorelines. White bass fair on jigs and minnows around points, shallows and shorelines. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: March 20. Elevation normal, water 50 and clear. 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. Largemouth, smallmouth, spotted, striped white bass and striped bass hybrids fair on jerk baits, jigs, PowerBait, small lures and spinnerbaits in the discharge, main lake, along docks and sandbars. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, live bait and stinkbait below the dam, along the dam, discharge, main lake and river mouth. Crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs, plastic baits, tube jigs and pink/light green jigs at 12-15 ft. along channels, creek channels, discharge, docks, main lake and river channel. Report submitted by David deMontigny, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Lower Mountain Fork: March 19. 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 salmon eggs along creek channels and spillway. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

McGee Creek: March 19. Elevation below normal, water 55. 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 fair on Alabama rigs, crankbaits and plastic baits in coves, along flats and points. Crappie fair on minnows around brush structure, creek channels and standing timber. White and spotted bass good on grubs and jigs along the river mouth. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Murray: March 23. Elevation normal, water 55 and clear. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on Alabama rigs, bill baits and jerk baits around brush structure and coves. Crappie slow on jigs and minnows around brush structure, coves and creek channels. Report submitted by Jaylen Flynn, game warden stationed in Carter County.

Pine Creek: March 19. 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 and rattletraps in coves, creek channels and around points. Crappie excellent on jigs around brush structure, creek channels and points. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver and worms along creek channels. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: March 19. 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. White bass good on grubs, hair jigs, jigs, spoons and beetle spins around brush structure, creek channels and shallows. Crappie good on hair jigs, jigs and minnows around brush structure, channels, creek channels, river channel, river mouth, standing timber and weed beds. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, goldfish, grubs, hotdogs, shad, shrimp, sunfish and worms along channels, coves, main lake, points, river channel, shorelines and weed beds. Report submitted by Logan Shimp, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: March 19. Elevation above normal, water 57. 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 bill baits, jigs, plastic baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure, points, shorelines and weed beds. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, shad and sunfish along flats, main lake and shorelines. Crappie fair on jigs, minnows and tube jigs around brush structure, points, shorelines, standing timber and weed beds. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Tenkiller: March 22. Elevation above normal, water 52 and clear. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/TENK.lakepage.html. White bass excellent on Alabama rigs, jigs, small lures and tube jigs around brush structure, docks and standing timber. White bass run has begun and the fishing is picking up. Anglers are finding success up creek channels along with the river channel. Horseshoe Bend and Etta Bend areas have been providing anglers from a boat and bank success as the fish move up the river. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits, jigs, plastic baits and small lures around brush structure, channels, shallows and standing timber. Report submitted by Cody Youngblood, game warden stationed in Cherokee County.

Wister: March 19. Elevation normal, water 58 and 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, plastic baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure, channels, coves, points and shorelines. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, crawfish, hotdogs, shad, stinkbait, sunfish and worms below the dam, around brush structure, channels, main lake, points and standing timber. Crappie good on jigs, minnows and small lures around brush structure, channels, points, shorelines, standing timber and cedar brush. Report submitted by Thomas Gillham, game warden stationed in LeFlore County.


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