Ft. Gibson: October 8. Elevation above normal, water 76 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, crawfish, plastic baits, shaky head jigs and Biffle Bugs in watermelon and pumpkin seed around brush structure, riprap and rocks. Blue and flathead catfish fair drifting live shad and minnows along channels, flats and river channel. Crappie slow on hair jigs and tube jigs at 8-12 ft. around brush structure, docks and standing timber. Report submitted by Rick Stafford, Wagoner.
Kaw: October 9. Elevation above normal, water 70 and muddy. Blue and channel catfish good on hot dogs, shad, stinkbait and worms along flats, main lake, river channel and river mouth. Lots of floating logs and other debris is coming into the lake with the high water flow. Boaters need to exercise extreme caution and as always, wear your PFD. Report submitted by Tracy Daniel, District 8 Chief.
Keystone: October 5. Elevation above normal, water 80. Blue catfish good on cut bait below the dam and along channels. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.
Sooner: October 9. Elevation normal, water 75 and murky. Largemouth bass fishing remains good using soft plastic creature baits such as frogs and lizards around weed beds. Anglers are also having success using spinnerbaits around schools of shad as the largemouth bass are closely following and gorging on these shad in a classic fall pattern. Saugeye fishing is also improving as these fish are following the shad and schools of white perch. Trolling crankbaits and bouncing 2-3 inch jigs off the bottom are good choices. Striped bass hybrids good using live shad in the main lake. These fish are constantly on the move, so use your electronics to locate the moving schools. Report submitted by Tracy Daniel, District 8 Chief.