Northeastern Oklahoma Fishing Report Part 2
Kaw: March 20. Elevation below normal, water 51. Crappie fair to good on jigs and minnows at 5-15 ft. around structure. Catfish fair to good on shad in the main lake. White bass slow to fair on jigs and spinnerbaits in the river and creeks. Report by submitted by David Rempe, game warden stationed in Grant and Kay counties.
Lower Illinois: March 22. Elevation normal, water 44 and clear. Largemouth bass slow on crankbaits. White bass slow on jigs at 1-3 ft. all along the river. Channel catfish good on cut bait. Crappie slow on jigs at 1-3 ft. Trout excellent fly-fishing the surface, on rooster tails at 1-3 ft. and on Power Bait on bottom above Gore Landing. Report submitted by D. Tracy, Town of Gore.
Oologah: March 20. Elevation 1 ft. above normal and rising, water 50-55 and clear on the south end and muddy on the north end. Crappie fair on jigs in the Big Creek area, on minnows and jigs at 15 ft. around brush piles and on jigs below the dam. White bass fair on jigs in the Big Creek area, on jigs in creeks around the lake and on jigs below the dam. Blue catfish fair on juglines baited with shad at 15-20 ft. near the channel. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.
Skiatook: March 21. Elevation 5 ft. below normal, water mid 50s and clear. White bass fair on rooster tails along rocky shorelines. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-15 ft. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.
Sooner: March 21. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on sassy shad in the discharge. Catfish fair on cut bait and live bait in the channels. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs along brush piles. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.
Spavinaw: March 22. Elevation slightly below normal, water 55 and dingy. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around the dam area. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits. Report submitted by Dwight Moore, City of Tulsa.
Tenkiller: March 21. Elevation 2 3/4 ft. below normal and rising, water 58 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and soft plastics in coves. Crappie slow on soft plastic jigs around brush in docks. White bass fair on spoons, spinnerbaits and jigs in the upper end. Report by Monte Brooks, Cookson Village Resort.
Reported by Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation
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