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CENTRAL

 

Arcadia: April 11. Elevation above normal, water 55 and stained. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/ARCA.lakepage.html. Crappie good on hair jigs, jigs, minnows and PowerBait around brush structure, docks, points, riprap and rocks. Largemouth bass good on flukes, hair jigs, jigs and lipless baits around brush structure, points, riprap and shallows. Report submitted by Dylan King, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.

 

Draper: April 11. Elevation below normal, water upper 50s and stained. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Geological Survey website at https://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv?site_no=07229445. White bass good on in-line spinnerbaits and small lures at the inlet. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure and docks. Blue and channel catfish fair on punch bait at the inlet and around points. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.

 

Hefner: April 10. Elevation below normal, water 57 and murky. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Geological Survey website at https://waterdata.usgs.gov/ok/nwis/uv?site_no=07159550. White bass and crappie good on jigs and plastic baits in coves and around points. Largemouth bass good on minnows and plastic baits around brush structure and shorelines. Channel catfish fair on shad and worms along the dam. Report submitted by Tim Campbell, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.

 

Overholser: April 11. Elevation normal, water mid-50s and stained. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Geological Survey website at https://waterdata.usgs.gov/usa/nwis/uv?07240500. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on jigs and sassy shad in the main lake and along shorelines. Channel and blue catfish slow on cut bait in the main lake and along shorelines. Report submitted by Mark Murray, game stationed in Oklahoma County.

 

Thunderbird: April 10. Elevation normal, water 61 and stained. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/THUN.lakepage.html. Crappie fair on minnows around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by Zach Paulk, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.

 

Wes Watkins: April 11. Elevation below normal, water 57-60 and stained. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Geological Survey website at https://waterdata.usgs.gov/ok/nwis/uv/?site_no=07241588&PARAmeter_cd=00065,00060. Largemouth bass slow on spinnerbaits along shorelines. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows along the dam and suspended near draw down tower. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed in Pottawatomie County.

 

NORTHEAST

 

Bell Cow: April 10. Elevation below normal, water 54 and murky. White bass good on crankbaits and small lures along the dam, docks and points. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure and shorelines. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by Jacob Harriet, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

 

Birch: April 10. Elevation below normal, water 50s and stained. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/BIRC.lakepage.html. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits, jigs and spinnerbaits around secondary points going into spawning coves. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure. Crappie are starting to move to shallower piles getting ready for spawn. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Osage County.

 

Carl Blackwell: April 12. Elevation normal, water 57 and murky. Crappie fair on minnows around brush structure and docks. Saugeye fair on jigs around points and rocks. Blue catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait and shad along flats. Report submitted by Josey Branch, game warden stationed in Payne County.

 

Chandler: April 10. Elevation below normal, water 56 and murky. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits and spinnerbaits along shorelines. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows along the dam and shorelines. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver and punch bait along the dam and shorelines. Report submitted by Jacob Harriet, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

 

Copan: April 10. Elevation normal, water high 50s and clearing. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/webdata/gagedata/CPLO2.current.html. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on live bait, live shad, shad and minnows along creek channels, main lake and shorelines. Crappie slow on hair jigs, minnows and tube jigs around brush structure, docks and shorelines. Report submitted by Lt. Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

 

Eucha: April 11. Elevation normal, water 50s and clear. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Geological Survey website at https://waterdata.usgs.gov/usa/nwis/uv?07191285. Largemouth bass fair on Alabama rigs and crankbaits below the dam, around brush structure and shorelines. Crappie good on jigs and minnows below the dam, around brush structure, docks and shorelines. Redear sunfish good on grass hoppers and worms around docks and shorelines. Report submitted by Riley Willman, game warden stationed in Delaware County.

 

Ft. Gibson: April 11. Elevation normal, water 50s and clear. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/FGIB.lakepage.html. White bass fair on jigs, sassy shad and shad along creek channels and river channel. Paddlefish good snagging below the dam and along the river channel. Largemouth bass slow on jerk baits and spinnerbaits in the main lake and around points. Report submitted by Ben Haff, game warden stationed in Wagoner County.

 

Grand: April 11. Elevation normal, water 50s and muddy. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/PENS.lakepage.html. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits and spinnerbaits around brush structure, docks and shorelines. Blue catfish good on cut bait and live bait below the dam, in coves, around docks and shorelines. Crappie fair on hair jigs and jigs below the dam, around brush structure, docks and shorelines. White bass are being caught in good numbers below the Pensacola Dam. Report submitted by Riley Willman, game warden stationed in Delaware County.

 

Greenleaf: April 11. Elevation normal, water high 50s. Largemouth bass fair on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, flukes, jerk baits, minnows, plastic baits, spinnerbaits and worms around brush structure, coves, points and shorelines. Crappie slow on hair jigs, jigs, minnows, small lures and worms around brush structure, docks and shorelines. Blue and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, minnows, shad and worms in coves, around docks, flats and shorelines. Report submitted by Dylan Langford, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

 

Hudson: April 10. Elevation normal, water 57 and clear. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/HUDS.lakepage.html. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on jigs and sassy shad along creek channels. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure and in coves. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure and coves. Report submitted by Monte Reid, game warden stationed in Mayes County.

 

Hulah: April 10. Elevation normal, water high 50s and clearing. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/HULA.lakepage.html. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and plastic baits around points and shorelines. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on goldfish, live bait, live shad, shad, sunfish and worms in the main lake, river channel and along shorelines. White bass fair on hair jigs, in-line spinnerbaits, minnows and small lures along creek channels. Report submitted by Lt. Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

 

Kaw: April 11. Elevation 2 ft. above normal, water 60s and stained. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/KAWL.lakepage.html. White bass, striped bass hybrids and walleye fair on crankbaits, in-line spinnerbaits, jigs, minnows, sassy shad and tube jigs below the dam, along creek channels and river channel. Crappie good on hair jigs, jigs, minnows and tube jigs around brush structure, creek channels, riprap and standing timber. Paddlefish good snagging below the dam, main lake and river channel. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Kay County.

 

Keystone: April 10. Elevation above normal, water 50 and stained. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/KEYS.lakepage.html. Crappie fair on jigs, plastic baits and spoons around brush structure and docks. Largemouth bass slow on crankbaits, jerk baits, lipless baits and plastic baits around brush structure, coves, creek channels and rocks. Report submitted by Bailey Johnson, game warden stationed in Creek County.

 

Lower Illinois: April 9. Elevation above normal, water 49 and clear. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Geological Survey website at https://waterdata.usgs.gov/usa/nwis/uv?site_no=07198000. Rainbow trout fair on in-line spinnerbaits and PowerBait below the dam. Water flow is still 3800 cfs around the clock due to higher water levels in Tenkiller Lake. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

 

Oologah: April 10. Elevation normal, water 50s and stained. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/webdata/gagedata/OOLO2.current.html. Largemouth bass good on jerk baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure and creek channels. Blue catfish fair on worms below the dam and along flats. Paddlefish excellent snagging below the dam. Report submitted by J. D. Stauffer, game warden stationed in Rogers County.

 

Skiatook: April 10. Elevation below normal, water 50s and clear. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/skia.lakepage.html. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows at 10-20 ft. around brush structure and creek channels. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass slow on crankbaits and flukes in the main lake and around points. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.

 

Sooner: April 10. Elevation below normal, water mid-50s and murky. Largemouth bass slow on jerk baits and plastic baits around brush structure and rocks. Blue and channel catfish slow on cut bait, stinkbait and sunfish in the main lake. Saugeye and crappie slow on jigs, live shad and minnows in the discharge and along shorelines. Report submitted by Stephen Paul, game warden stationed in Noble County.

 

Spavinaw: April 10. Elevation normal, water 50s and stained. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on crankbaits, jerk baits and jigs in the main lake and around points. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure and docks. White bass good on crankbaits and jigs along creek channels. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Mayes County.

 

Tenkiller: April 11. Elevation above normal, water 53 and murky. 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 good on crankbaits, hair jigs, jigs, small lures and tube jigs along creek channels, main lake, points and river channel. Lots of white bass are still being caught from Cherokee Landing up to Horseshoe Bend. Camry Creek and Cherokee Landing have been good spots to catch from the bank. Horseshoe Bend and Etta Bend area anglers are still having success from boat and shorelines. Largemouth and spotted bass good on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure, docks, points and shorelines. Crappie good on minnows, tube jigs and worms around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by Cody Youngblood, game warden stationed in Cherokee County.

 

Webbers Falls: April 11. Elevation below normal, water high 50s. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/webdata/gagedata/WFLO2.current.html. Paddlefish fair snagging below the dam and along the river channel. Crappie fair on hair jigs, in-line spinnerbaits, jigs, minnows, small lures and worms around brush structure, creek channels, main lake, shallows and shorelines. Blue catfish slow on chicken liver, cut bait, shad, shrimp, stinkbait and worms below the dam, main lake, river channel and shorelines. Report submitted by Dylan Langford, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

 

NORTHWEST

 

Canton: April 10. Elevation normal, water 50s. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/CANT.lakepage.html. Walleye and white bass good on jigs along the dam. Report submitted by Brayden Hicks, game warden stationed in Blaine County.

 

Foss: April 9. Elevation 3 1/2 ft. below normal, water lower 60s and clear. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/FOSS.lakepage.html. Striped bass hybrids slow to fair on live bait. Walleye fair on worms. Catfish fair on stinkbait and live bait. Crappie fair on small jigs. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House.

 

Ft. Supply: April 11. Elevation above normal, water 50s and clearing. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/FSUP.lakepage.html.  White bass and walleye slow on minnows and plastic baits along the dam and main lake. Report submitted by Jason Badley, game warden stationed in Harper County.

 

SOUTHEAST

 

Broken Bow: April 8. 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/BROK.lakepage.html. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on Alabama rigs, crankbaits and spinnerbaits around brush structure, points and standing timber. White bass good on grubs and in-line spinnerbaits along channels, creek channels, river channel and river mouth. Crappie good on hair jigs, jigs and minnows around brush structure, flats, points, shallows and standing timber. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

 

Eufaula: April 8. Elevation above normal, water 55 and muddy. 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 and spotted bass good on crankbaits, jerk baits and plastic baits around brush structure, creek channels, docks, main lake and riprap. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, goldfish, hot dogs, live bait, live shad and shad along channels, main lake, river channel and river mouth. Crappie good on hair jigs, minnows, punch bait and spoons around brush structure, creek channels, docks, flats and main lake. Report submitted by Jake Rowland, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

 

Hugo: April 8. Elevation normal, water 62 and murky. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/HUGO.lakepage.html. White bass good on jigs, minnows and small lures below the dam, along creek channels and river channel. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, live bait, punch bait, shad, stinkbait and sunfish below the dam, along channels, creek channels, main lake, river channel, shorelines and standing timber. Crappie good on jigs and minnows below the dam, around brush structure, channels, creek channels, main lake, river channel, shorelines and standing timer. Report submitted by Andrew Potter, game warden stationed in Choctaw County.

 

Konawa: April 10. Elevation normal, water 56 and clear. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits, jerk baits, lipless baits and plastic baits in the main lake, around points, river channel and weed beds. Striped bass hybrids and white bass fair on Alabama rigs, crankbaits and live shad in coves, discharge, main lake and river channel. Channel catfish slow on chicken liver, cut bait and worms at the inlet, along riprap and weed beds. Report submitted by Garret Harley, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

 

Lower Mountain Fork: April 8. Elevation normal, water 55 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 good on minnows, PowerBait, small lures and tube jigs along creek channels and shallows. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

 

McGee Creek: April 8. Elevation normal, water 58-60. 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, jerk baits, spinnerbaits and chatter baits in coves, around points and shorelines. White and spotted bass fair on grubs and jigs at the river mouth. Crappie and white bass fair on jigs and minnows along creek channels and standing timber. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

 

Murray: April 12. Elevation below normal, water 57 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair on crankbaits, jigs and minnows around brush structure, flats and points. Crappie fair on jigs around brush structure and flats. Report submitted by Jaylen Flynn, game warden stationed in Carter County.

 

Pine Creek: April 8. Elevation above normal, water 65 and 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 plastic baits and worms along creek channels and shallows. Crappie excellent on grubs, jigs and minnows around brush structure, shallows and standing timber. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait and punch bait along creek channels and river channel. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

 

Robert S. Kerr: April 8. 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 and crappie good on hair jigs, jigs, minnows and small lures along channels, creek channels, dam and docks. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, grubs, hot dogs, minnows, shad, shrimp, sunfish and worms below the dam, main lake, river channel, river mouth and tailwater. Report submitted by Logan Shimp, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

 

Sardis: April 8. Elevation above normal, water 57 and murky. 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 bass good on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, in-line spinnerbaits, lipless baits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits along channels, coves, creek channels, points and river channel. Blue and channel catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, PowerBait, punch bait and stinkbait along creek channels, main lake and river channel. Crappie good on jigs and minnows around brush structure, main lake, shallows and standing timber. Report submitted by Eric Barnes, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

 

Texoma: April 9. Elevation below normal, water 63. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/DENI.lakepage.html. Fishing this week has been good. Striped bass fair on live shad and sassy shad along channels, flats and points. Striper are being caught on live shad north of the Roosevelt Bridge. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on cut bait, dough bait, goldfish, hot dogs, live bait, live shad, punch bait and stinkbait along channels, coves, creek channels, docks, points and river channel. Blue cats are being caught in 10-25 ft. of water near channels on live shad and cut bait. Crappie fair on jigs, minnows and PowerBait around brush structure, coves, discharge and standing timber. Crappie are biting on jigs and minnows around docks and brush piles near coves. Only going to get better with coming days. Report submitted by Garrett Beam, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

 

Wister: April 9. Elevation above normal, water 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 striped bass good on bill baits, buzz baits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits 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, shorelines and standing timber. Crappie good on jigs, minnows and tube jigs below the dam, around brush structure, channels, points, shorelines and standing timber. Report submitted by Thomas Gillham, game warden stationed in Le Flore County.

 

SOUTHWEST

 

Altus-Lugert: April 11. Elevation below normal, water 58 and clear. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/ALTU.lakepage.html. Crappie good on minnows around brush structure, coves, docks and rocks. Walleye slow on bill baits, crankbaits and jigs around rocks. Report submitted by Brandon Lehrman, game warden stationed in Greer County.

 

Ellsworth: April 10. Elevation below normal, water murky. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Geological Survey website at https://waterdata.usgs.gov/usa/nwis/uv?07308990. Crappie and white bass fair on jigs, minnows and tube jigs around brush structure, docks and rocks. White bass slow on plastic baits and small lures along channels, shallows and shorelines. Blue and channel catfish fair on chicken liver, punch bait and shad in the main lake and around points. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed Comanche County.

 

Ft. Cobb: April 10. Elevation normal, water clear. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/FCOB.lakepage.html. Striped bass hybrids slow on flukes and jigs in coves and along the dam. Report submitted by Justin Cornett, game warden stationed in Caddo County.

 

Lawtonka: April 10. Elevation below normal, water clear. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/webdata/gagedata/LTKO2.current.html. White bass slow on grubs and small lures along rocks, shallows and shorelines. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.

 

Tom Steed: April 11. Elevation below normal, water 62. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.sw. t-wc.usace.army.mil/TOMS.lakepage.html. White bass, striped bass hybrids and saugeye slow on jigs around points and rocks. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait and shad along flats and shorelines. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.

 

Waurika: April 11. Elevation below normal, water mid-50s and murky. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/WAUR.lakepage.html. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on sassy shad, spinnerbaits and spoons along channels and creek channels. Crappie slow on minnows and tube jigs around brush structure, docks and rocks. Report submitted by Matt Farris, game warden stationed in Jefferson County.

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