Area fishing report 4-14-2021

This week’s area fishing report.

Blue River: April 13. Elevation normal, water 58 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 river channel and rocks. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on crankbaits, jigs and tube jigs along creek channels, river channel, rocks and shorelines. Report submitted by Ethan Lovelace, technician at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Broken Bow: April 9. Elevation 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/BROK.lakepage.html. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on bill baits, crankbaits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure, shallows and standing timber. White bass fair on grubs, in-line spinnerbaits and jigs along creek channels and river channel. White bass and crappie good on hair jigs, jigs and minnows around brush structure, shallows and shorelines. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: April 9. Elevation normal, water 55-60 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. Crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs, minnows and tube jigs around brush structure, creek channels, docks and shorelines. Largemouth, smallmouth, spotted and striped bass fair on buzz baits, crankbaits, jerk baits, jigs, small lures, spinnerbaits and tube jigs around brush structure, creek channels, docks, main lake and standing timber. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, hotdogs, live bait, shad and stinkbait below the dam, along channels, discharge and river mouth. Report submitted by David deMontigny, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Lower Mountain Fork: April 9. 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 good on nymphs, PowerBait and tube jigs along creek channels and spillway. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

McGee Creek: April 9. 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 crankbaits, flukes, jigs and plastic baits around brush structure, coves, points and shorelines. White and spotted bass good on crankbaits and topwater lures in coves, main lake and points; look for surfacing fish chasing shad. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows along creek channels, river channel and standing timber. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Pine Creek: April 9. 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, lipless baits and spinnerbaits in coves and creek channels. Crappie fair on jigs around brush structure. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait and shrimp along creek channels and spillway. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: April 9. 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, spotted and white bass good on buzz baits, crankbaits, minnows, plastic baits, small lures and spinnerbaits around brush structure, coves, points, rocks and weed beds. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, goldfish, hotdogs, minnows, shad, shrimp, sunfish and worms below the dam, along channels, main lake, river channel, river mouth and tailwater. Crappie good on hair jigs, jigs, minnows and small lures around brush structure, coves, docks, rocks, shallows, standing timber, tailwater and weed beds. Report submitted by Logan Shimp, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: April 10. Elevation above normal, water 59. 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, buzz baits, in-line spinnerbaits, lipless baits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure, creek channels, points, shallows, shorelines and standing timber. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, shad and sunfish along flats, main lake and shorelines. Crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs, minnows and tube jigs around brush structure, creek channels, points, shorelines and standing timber. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Tenkiller: April 11. Elevation above normal, water 58 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 good on hair jigs, jigs and minnows around brush structure, docks and shallows. White bass excellent on Alabama rigs, hair jigs, jigs and small lures along channels, flats, points, river channel and river mouth. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, jigs, minnows and small lures around brush structure, channels, points and standing timber. Report submitted by Cody Youngblood, game warden stationed in Cherokee County.

Wister: April 9. Elevation above normal, water 62 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, coves, points and shorelines. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, crawfish, cut bait, shad, stinkbait, sunfish and worms below the dam, around brush structure, channels, main lake, points and standing timber. Crappie good on jigs, minnows, small lures and tube jigs around brush structure, channels, points, shallows, shorelines, standing timber and cedar brush. Report submitted by Thomas Gillham, game warden stationed in LeFlore County.

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