Northeastern Oklahoma Fishing Report First Week of August

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Looking at the report we see that the trout and are biting.  Several other fishing spots are biting just be sure to bring your fishing reel.

Carl Blackwell: August 8. Elevation 7 ft. below normal, water stained. Crappie fair on jigs. Striped bass hybrids fair trolling crankbaits. Report submitted by Jon Cunningham, game warden stationed in Payne County.

Copan: August 8. Elevation below normal. Boaters should use caution while driving in areas that are shallow due to low water. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut shad and worms on bottom in the mornings and evenings on rod and reel. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Eucha: August 9. Elevation 3 3/4 ft. below normal, water 85 and dingy. Bluegill fair on crickets and worms around grass beds. Largemouth bass fair on topwater baits early morning. Report submitted by Dwight Moore, City of Tulsa.

Ft. Gibson: August 7. Elevation 3 ft. below normal, water 93 and stained. Use caution while boating due to low water levels. White bass good trolling the windy points early and late, pick areas close to deep water drop offs trolling small crankbaits. Largemouth bass good on Biffle Bugs and crankbaits at 15-25 ft. Catfish good on juglines baited sunfish fishing the main lake and river. Report submitted by Rick Stafford of Wagoner.

Grand: August 8. Elevation 1 ft. below normal, water clear. Bass good on crankbaits around points. White bass fair on topwater lures and shad in shallows. Catfish good on juglines and trotlines baited with fresh cut bait above Sailboat Bridge. Crappie fair on minnow shad jigs around docks. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Delaware County.

Greenleaf: August 9. Elevation normal, water clear. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits, crankbaits and bill baits along shorelines, creek channels and brush structure. Catfish good on fresh cut bait and stinkbait on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around fishing docks and brush structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

Hulah: August 8. Elevation below normal, water stained. Boaters should use caution in areas that are shallow due to low water. Catfish slow on cut shad and worms on bottom with rod and reels. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Kaw: August 8. Catfish fair on fresh shad in the lake and good on stinkbait and worms in the river.. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on spinnerbaits, spoons and crankbaits around points and near the dam early and late. Bass good on spinnerbaits and crankbaits around shallow structure. Report by David Rempe Game Warden in Grant and Kay County.

Konawa: August 7. Elevation 1 ft. below normal, water 94 and clear. Largemouth bass good on topwater lures and crankbaits on schooling bass in coves early and late. Channel catfish good on shad at 5-10 ft. in south coves. Report submitted by Daryl Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

Lower Illinois: August 8. Elevation normal, water 49 and muddy. Largemouth bass slow on buzz baits along the surface in coves. Striped bass fair on live shad at 1-2 ft. in the mouth of the river. Channel catfish good on cut bait on bottom all along the river. Trout excellent fly-fishing the surface, on rooster tails at 1-2 ft. and on Power Bait on bottom at the dam. Report submitted by D. Tracy, Town of Gore.

Oologah: August 7.. Elevation 1 ft. below normal, water 85 and murky on the south end and muddy on the north end. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs 15-20 ft. around brush piles. White bass fair trolling shad colored crankbaits off main lake points at 10-15 ft. Blue and channel catfish fair on juglines baited with shad at 20 ft. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.

Spavinaw: August 9. Elevation slightly below normal, water 85 and dingy. Bluegill fair on crickets and worms in the back of coves. Largemouth fair on spinnerbaits. Report submitted by Dwight Moore, City of Tulsa.

Webbers Falls: August 9. Elevation normal, water murky. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits and crankbaits along riprap, brush structure and creek channels. Catfish good on fresh cut bait on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around bridges and brush structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

Reported by Oklahoma Wildlife Department of Conservation

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