Area fishing report 4-7-2021

The area fishing report for April 7.

Blue River: April 5. Elevation normal, water 60 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, nymphs, PowerBait and spoons along the river channel and rocks. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on jerk baits, spinnerbaits and tube jigs along rocks and shorelines. Report submitted by Ethan Lovelace, technician at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Broken Bow: April 2. Elevation above normal, water 58. 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, points and shorelines. White bass good on grubs and in-line spinnerbaits along channels, creek channels and river channel. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure, shallows and standing timber. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: April 2. Elevation normal, water 50 with 5 inches of visibility. 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 fair on hair jigs, jigs and tube jigs below the dam, along creek channels, discharge and main lake. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, hotdogs, live bait, live shad and stinkbait below the dam, in the discharge and main lake. Crappie good on hair jigs, jigs, live bait, minnows and tube jigs around brush structure, creek channels, discharge, docks, standing timber and weed beds. Report submitted by David deMontigny, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Lower Mountain Fork: April 2. 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 and brown trout excellent on PowerBait below the dam and along creek channels. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

McGee Creek: April 2. Elevation below normal, water 61. 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 flukes, jigs and plastic baits around brush structure, coves, points and standing timber. Crappie and spotted bass fair on jigs and minnows along creek channels, river channel and standing timber. White bass good on grubs, jigs and lipless baits along creek channels and river mouth. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Pine Creek: April 2. 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 and spotted bass good on crankbaits and spinnerbaits in coves, creek channels and points. Crappie good on jigs around brush structure and points. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait and worms along creek channels and main lake. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: April 2. 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, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on buzz baits, crankbaits, plastic baits and spoons around brush structure, channels, points, rocks and weed beds. White bass good on grubs, hair jigs, small lures and spoons along channels, creek channels, dam and spillway. Crappie good on hair jigs, jigs, minnows and small lures below the dam, along channels, coves, points, rocks, shallows, shorelines, tailwater and weed beds. Report submitted by Logan Shimp, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: April 3. Elevation above normal, water 61. 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 crankbaits, in-line spinnerbaits, jerk baits, lipless baits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure, points, riprap, rocks, shorelines, standing timber and weed beds. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, shad and sunfish along channels, 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.

Wister: April 2. Elevation above normal, water 60 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, spinnerbaits and topwater lures around brush structure, channels, points and shorelines. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on 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.

Tenkiller: April 4. Elevation above normal, water 56 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. Crappie excellent on hair jigs, in-line spinnerbaits, minnows and tube jigs around brush structure, docks, shallows and shorelines. White bass good on Alabama rigs, in-line spinnerbaits, jigs, small lures and tube jigs along channels, points, river channel and river mouth. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits, jigs and plastic baits around brush structure, channels, docks and shorelines. Report submitted by Cody Youngblood, game warden stationed in Cherokee County.


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