Northeast Oklahoma fishing report week of October 10

If your mission this weekend is to get outside, enjoy some fresh fall air and find some fish to bite your hook, then you have come to the right place.

The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation fishing report gives you a nice selection of area lakes to choose from, lets you know how the fish have been biting and the best places to find them to help make your fishing trip as enjoyable and successful as possible!

NORTHEAST

Copan: September 23. Elevation normal, water 80s and clearing. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs at 3-6 ft. from boats around the lake as well as from the new fishing dock at Copan Point. Catfish slow on juglines baited with cut shad, sunfish and worms below the dam. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Eucha: October 9. Elevation 11 ¾ ft. below normal, water 64 degrees and dingy. Largemouth bass good on crank baits. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush and structure at 12-14 ft. White bass fair trolling. Bluegill fair on crickets and worms. Report submitted by Dwight Moore, City of Tulsa.

Eufaula: October 8. Elevation 4 ft. below normal. Black bass good on plastic and crank baits in rock areas and windy points. White bass good trolling in shallow flats and windy points. Blue catfish good on shad in shallow flats. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs in standing timber and riprap. Report by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Ft. Gibson: October 7. Elevation normal, water 73 degrees and clear. Catfish good on jug lines and rod and reel with whole shad and floating the flats around the lake in 10-15 ft. of water. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around docks in 5-15 ft. Black bass fair on crank baits and plastics in 5-15 ft. Report submitted by Rick Stafford in Wagoner.

Grand: October 9. Elevation 2 ft. below normal, water 70 degrees. Largemouth bass good on worms and crank baits at 10-20 ft. off points. White bass fair. Catfish excellent on drift and jug lines baited with fresh cut bait at 10-20 ft. around brush below docks. Paddlefish slow. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Delaware County.

Greenleaf: October 1. Bass good on topwater lures and spinner baits along grassy flats. Crappie good on plastic jigs in shallow brush. Report by Mike's Outdoors.

Hudson: October 1. Elevation normal. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits and plastic baits. Blue catfish good on jug and taught lines baited with cut bait at edge of river channel. Crappie good on minnows and jigs in 10-14 ft. of water along brush piles. All other fishing slow. Repost by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Rogers and Mayes Counties.

Hulah: September 23. Elevation 1 ft. below normal, water clearing. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs at 6-8 ft. Catfish slow on worms below the dam. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Kaw: October 8. Elevation normal, water 70 and clear. Striped bass hybrids good below the dam when running water. Blue catfish have moved from the river to the lake and are fair on earth worms and fresh cut shad. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around deep standing timber. Report submitted by Larry Green, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Keystone: October 9. Elevation 4 ft. below normal, water 63. Black bass good on crank baits. Catfish good on cut bait. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois: October 8. Elevation normal, water 53 degrees and clear. Largemouth bass slow on topwater baits in top water in coves. White bass slow on jigs and spinners at 1-2 ft. in all river. Striped bass slow on trout and shad at 3 ft. from mouth in deep brush. Channel catfish good on cut bait on bottom of whole river. Crappie slow on jigs and spinners at 1-2 ft. below Gore Landing. Trout good on rooster tails, flies and power bait at top, 1-2 ft. and bottom from dam to Gore Landing. Report submitted by D. Tracy, town of Gore.

Oologah: October 7. Lake elevation 3 ft. below normal. Water murky. Water temp in mid to upper 70's. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush piles and standing timber 8-12 ft. Blue catfish fair on shad and livers around standing timber in the north end of the lake. White bass fair trolling shad colored crankbaits in near creek channels 10-15 ft. Report by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.

Skiatook: October 8. Elevation 10 ft. below normal, water low 70s and clear. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around structure at 10-20 ft. All other fishing slow. Report by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Sooner: October 9. Hybrid bass fair on shad and towlines in early morning and evening around discharge. All other

fishing slow. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.

Spavinaw: October 9. Elevation 1/2 ft. below normal, water 64 and dingy. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around the dam. Bluegill fair on worms and crickets around boat docks. Largemouth bass fair on crank baits. Report submitted by Dwight Moore, City of Tulsa.

Tenkiller: October 8. Elevation 8 1/2 ft. below normal, water high 70s clear and steady. Largemouth bass fair on topwater lures and crankbaits. Crappie slow, some action around docks on the bluffs on minnows or jigs. Sunfish good on worms in or near docks. Report by Monte Brooks, Cookson Village Resort.

Webbers Falls: October 1. Bass good on crank bait, shad and creature baits thrown under structure along the main river where stumps and log jams. Catfish good on shad in the main channel and along curves. Report by Mike's Outdoors.

 

Information provided by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation .

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