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Area fishing report 9-1-2021

The area fishing report for Wednesday.

Blue River: August 30. Elevation normal, water 81 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. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on crankbaits, flukes and spinnerbaits around brush structure, rocks and shorelines. Channel catfish good on chicken liver and worms around brush structure, river channel and rocks. Report submitted by Ethan Lovelace, technician at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Broken Bow: August 27. Elevation below normal, water 89. 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 bill baits, crankbaits and plastic baits around brush structure and points. Crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs and minnows around brush structure, channels, points and standing timber. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: August 27. Elevation dropping, water 82 and murky. 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 jigs, minnows and tube jigs at 20-25 ft. around brush structure, main lake and standing timber. White bass fair on minnows and spoons in the main lake and along shorelines late evenings at sunset. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, minnows, stinkbait and worms below the dam, main lake and river mouth. Report submitted by David deMontigny, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

ower Mountain Fork: August 28. Elevation normal, water 70 and 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 caddis flies and PowerBait along creek channels and river channel. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

McGee Creek: August 27. Elevation below normal, water 88. 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 slow on crankbaits and plastic baits along creek channels, points and rocks. White and spotted bass fair on topwater lures along flats, main lake and points; look for schooling fish chasing bait. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Atoka County. 

Pine Creek: August 28. Elevation below normal, water 86 and clear. 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 spinnerbaits around points. Crappie fair on jigs around brush structure and river channel. Channel catfish fair on cut bait, punch bait and worms along creek channels and main lake. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: August 27. 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 good on buzz baits, crankbaits, minnows, plastic baits, small lures, spoons and topwater lures around brush structure, points, rocks and weed beds. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, hotdogs, minnows, shad, shrimp, sunfish and worms below the dam, main lake, river channel and tailwater. Crappie good on hair jigs, jigs, minnows and small lures around brush structure, docks and rocks. Report submitted by Logan Shimp, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: August 28. Elevation below normal, water 89. 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, crankbaits, jerk baits, jigs, plastic baits, small lures, spinnerbaits and topwater lures around brush structure, creek channels, 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, shallows and shorelines. Crappie fair on hair jigs, 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 29. Elevation normal, water 86 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. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on crankbaits, jerk baits, jigs, plastic baits, rogues, spinnerbaits and topwater lures around brush structure, channels, flats, points and shorelines. Anglers have been successful for bass finding them in the shallows around brush early before they move to deeper water. Crappie fair on hair jigs, minnows and tube jigs around brush structure and docks. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait and live shad in the main lake and river channel. Anglers fishing for catfish are doing good using noodles with live bait around river and creek channels. Report submitted by Cody Youngblood, game warden stationed in Cherokee County.

Wister: August 27. Elevation below normal, water stained. 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 chicken liver, crawfish, cut bait, shad, stinkbait, sunfish and worms around brush structure, channels, main lake, points and standing timber. Crappie good on jigs, minnows, 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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