Oklahoma Department of Wildlife

Bell Cow: June 24. Elevation above normal, water muddy. Crappie and white bass slow on minnows, jigs and spinnerbaits around docks and riprap. Largemouth bass slow on plastic baits, small lures and topwater lures along shallows, shorelines and weed beds. Channel catfish slow on punch bait and worms along shallows and shorelines. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Birch: June 21. Elevation above normal, water clear and in the 80s. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around the discharge and the outlet tower. There are no boat ramps open as of 4:30 pm on June 21. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Carl Blackwell: June 24. Elevation above normal, water 77 and murky. Crappie fair on minnows, tube jigs and worms along shorelines and crappie dock. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, stinkbait and worms along riprap, standing timber and tailwater. Striped bass hybrids fair on cut bait, grubs and minnows in coves, main lake and spillway. Report submitted by Emily Long, game warden stationed in Payne County.

Chandler: June 24. Elevation above normal, water muddy. Channel catfish slow on chicken liver, minnows and worms along the dam, docks and shorelines. Largemouth bass slow on plastic baits, small lures and spinnerbaits along shorelines and weed beds. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Copan: June 22. Elevation 17 ft. above normal, water in the 60s and murky. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, minnows, shad and worms below the dam and around shorelines. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Eucha: June 22. Elevation above normal, water high 70s and stained. Largemouth bass good on buzz baits, crankbaits, jigs, spinnerbaits and topwater lures around coves, flats, points, riprap, shorelines and weed beds. Crappie and white bass slow on crankbaits, hair jigs, jigs and minnows around brush structure, coves, discharge, docks, flats and main lake. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, shad and worms around coves, docks, main lake, points and riprap. Report submitted by Cody Morris, game warden stationed in Delaware County.

Ft. Gibson: June 25. Elevation above normal, water 78 and muddy. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on shad, sunfish and worms below the dam. Access is limited due to high water. Report submitted by Gary Wilcox, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

Greenleaf: June 23. Elevation above normal, water 80 and stained. Largemouth bass good on Alabama rigs, buzz baits, flukes, in-line spinnerbaits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits in coves, creek channels, around points, rocks, shallows, shorelines and weed beds. Channel catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, punch bait, shad, shrimp, stinkbait and worms along creek channels, docks, points, rocks and shorelines. Crappie fair on minnows, jigs and tube jigs around brush structure, docks and standing timber. Report submitted by Marvin Stanley, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

Hudson: June 21. Elevation above normal, water lower 70s and muddy. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait, shad and stinkbait around flats and main lake. Striped bass hybrids and white bass fair on crankbaits and topwater lures below the dam and around the main lake. Largemouth bass slow on crankbaits, jigs and plastics around brush structure and coves. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Mayes County.

Hulah: June 22. Elevation 24 ft. above normal, water in the 60s and murky. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, minnows, shad, sunfish and worms below the dam, around riprap and shorelines. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Kaw: June 25. Elevation 31 1/2 ft. above normal, water muddy. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on crawfish, cut bait, live bait, live shad, punch bait, stinkbait, sunfish and worms along flats, shallows, shorelines, flooded crop fields and around mulberry trees. Crappie and white bass good on grubs, jigs, live bait, live shad, minnows and spoons below the dam, main lake, riprap and bridges. Striped bass hybrids, striped bass, white bass and walleye good on Alabama rigs, flukes, hair jigs, jerk baits, live shad, sassy shad and topwater lures below the dam. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Kay County.

Keystone: June 20. Elevation above normal, water muddy. Blue catfish fair on cut bait below the dam. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois: June 21. Elevation above normal, water 60 and clear. Rainbow trout fair on PowerBait below the dam and around eddies. Releasing above average cfs due to high water. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

Skiatook: June 21. Elevation above normal, water clear and in the 80s. Blue and channel catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, live bait, PowerBait, stinkbait, worms and jug fishing has picked up around flats, main lake and flooded vegetation. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows at 5-15 ft. around brush structure and standing timber. As of 4:30 pm on June 21 the only boat ramp open is the south ramp in Blackdog Park. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Sooner: June 23. Elevation normal, water murky. Saugeye good on crankbaits, cut bait and jigs in the main lake and around points. Blue catfish fair on cut bait in the discharge and along riprap. Largemouth bass good on plastic baits along weed beds. Report submitted by Stephen Paul, game warden stationed in Noble County.

Spavinaw: June 22. Elevation above normal, water low 80s and stained. Largemouth bass fair on buzz baits, crankbaits, jigs, spinnerbaits and topwater lures around coves, docks, points, shorelines and weed beds. White bass and crappie good on crankbaits, hair jigs and jigs around discharge, flats and points. Channel and blue catfish slow on chicken liver, shad and worms around coves, discharge, main lake, points and riprap. Report submitted by Cody Morris, game warden stationed in Delaware County.

Tenkiller: June 25. Elevation 31 1/4 ft. above normal and rising, water murky to clear. The reservoir is 87% full and boat launching conditions are not readily available. Use extreme caution if attempting to launch off flooded roadways. Largemouth and spotted bass good on jigs, plastic baits, slabs, spinnerbaits and topwater lures around brush structure, shallows, shorelines, standing timber and weed beds. White bass good on minnows and jigs in the main lake lantern fishing at night. Report submitted by Brady May, game warden stationed in Cherokee County.

Webbers Falls: June 23. Elevation above normal, water 80 and murky. Boaters should continue to use extreme caution on Webber Falls. Due to the record flooding there is a heavy load of debris in the river and most all channel markers are no longer in the correct place. These hazards will be present for the foreseeable future. Boat ramps are starting to reopen at this time. Contact the Corp. of Engineers for the most current openings. Channel, blue and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, crawfish, cut bait, live bait, live shad, punch bait, shad, stinkbait, sunfish and worms below the dam, along creek channels, inlet, shorelines and tailwater. Largemouth bass good on Alabama rigs, buzz baits, flukes and spinnerbaits in coves, creek channels and inlet.

Report submitted by Marvin Stanley, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.