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Bell Cow: March 22. Elevation above normal, water 55 and muddy. Largemouth bass fair on jigs and plastic baits around brush structure and standing timber. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around brush structure and docks. Channel catfish slow on worms around brush structure. Report submitted by Jacob Harriet, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Birch: March 22. Elevation above normal, water low 50s and dirty. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/BIRC.lakepage.html. Crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs and minnows around brush structure, creek channels and docks. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and spinnerbaits along creek channels, points and standing timber. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Carl Blackwell: March 23. Elevation normal, water 59 and murky. Crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs, minnows, tube jigs and worms around docks and shorelines. Channel catfish slow on chicken liver and stinkbait around brush structure, creek channels, points and standing timber. Fishing has been up and down due to the weather conditions. Please visit Lake Carl Blackwell’s website, https://lcb.okstate.edu/ to ensure you are following new rule changes due to COVID-19. Report submitted by Emily Long, game warden stationed in Payne County.

Chandler: March 22. Elevation above normal, water 55 and muddy. Largemouth bass slow on plastic baits around standing timber. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around brush structure. Channel catfish slow on worms around brush structure. Report submitted by Jacob Harriet, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Copan: March 22. Elevation dropping, water 50s and clearing. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/webdata/gagedata/CPLO2.current.html. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on shad, sunfish and worms below the dam and along channels. Crappie fair on hair jigs, jigs and tube jigs around brush structure and standing timber. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Eucha: March 21. Elevation normal, water lower 50s and muddy. For current elevation conditions go to the US Geological Survey website at https://waterdata.usgs.gov/usa/nwis/uv?07191285. Largemouth bass good on Alabama rigs and jerk baits in the main lake and river channel. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs along the dam. Channel catfish slow on cut bait and shad in the main lake. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Mayes County.

Ft. Gibson: March 23. Elevation above normal, water 55 and muddy. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/FGIB.lakepage.html. The lake is currently experiencing extreme flooding conditions. Most public access locations and boat ramps are closed due to high water. Many hazards exist for boaters. Only boaters with extensive familiarity with the lake should be on the water. Use extreme caution while boating or otherwise recreating on the lake at this time. Blue and channel catfish fair on shad below the dam and along flats. Paddlefish good snagging below the dam and tailwater. Report submitted by Ben Haff, game warden stationed in Wagoner County.

Grand: March 22. Elevation 6 ft. above normal, water 53 and muddy. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/PENS.lakepage.html. The area has received4-5 inches of rain in the las few days. Neosho and Spring rivers are swelled out of the banks. Debris has come down the Neosho and Spring River(s) out of KS which has made the navigation of the waters tricky. Most of the fish bite has been slow due to the conditions. White bass fair on crankbaits, grubs, jigs, spinnerbaits and spoons along channels, main lake, river channel and river mouth. Crappie slow on minnows and tube jigs around docks and main lake. Paddlefish snagging has been slow-fair in some parts of the lake/Neosho River due to the high water levels. Elk River- East, toward the OK MO state line has had a lot of runoff fill into Grand Lake. Report submitted by Jason Adair, game warden stationed in Ottawa County.

Greenleaf: March 23. Elevation normal, water 50 and clear. Crappie good on minnows and spoons around docks and shallows. Report submitted by Josey Branch, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

Hudson: March 22. Elevation dropping, water low 50s and murky. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/HUDS.lakepage.html. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on plastic baits around brush structure. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on jigs, minnows and sassy shad below the dam and along creek channels. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by Monte Reid, game warden stationed in Mayes County.

Hulah: March 22. Elevation above normal, water 50s and clearing. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/HULA.lakepage.html. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on crawfish, live shad, sunfish and worms below the dam, along channels and river channel. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Kaw: March 23. Elevation 5 1/3 ft. above normal and rising, water mid-50s and muddy. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/KAWL.lakepage.html. Blue and channel catfish excellent on cut bait, goldfish, shad, stinkbait and worms below the dam, along flats, main lake, river channel, river mouth and shallows. Paddlefish good snagging below the dam. White bass, striped bass hybrids and walleye good on grubs, in-line spinnerbaits, jigs, minnows, sassy shad, spoons and tube jigs below the dam and along Little Beaver and Otter creeks. Fish are starting to make their spawning runs up the creeks and below the dam. Report submitted by Spencer Grace, game warden stationed in Kay County.

Keystone: March 19. Elevation above normal, water muddy. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/KEYS.lakepage.html. Blue catfish fair on cut bait below the dam and along channels. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush structure and docks. Largemouth bass slow on plastic baits and tube jigs along shorelines. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois: March 20. Elevation above normal and rising rapidly, water 48 and murky. For current elevation conditions go to the US Geological Survey website at https://waterdata.usgs.gov/usa/nwis/uv?site_no=07198000. Rainbow trout slow on PowerBait below the dam. Significant rainfall has made fishing slow down. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.

Oologah: March 22. Elevation above normal, water low 50s and muddy. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/webdata/gagedata/OOLO2.current.html. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits and chatter baits around brush structure and creek channels. Crappie slow on minnows and bright colored jigs along creek channels and standing timber. Paddlefish excellent snagging below the dam. Report submitted by J.D. Stauffer, game warden stationed in Rogers County.

Perry CCC: March 22. Elevation normal, water 40s and murky. Rainbow trout fair on PowerBait and small lures in coves and along the dam. Report submitted by Stephen Paul, game warden stationed in Noble County.

Skiatook: March 22. Elevation above normal, water 50s and muddy. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/skia.lakepage.html. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush structure, creek channels and standing timber. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Sooner: March 22. Elevation normal, water 40s and murky. Largemouth bass fair on jerk baits and plastic baits around brush structure. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs along riprap. Report submitted by Stephen Paul, game warden stationed in Noble County.

Spavinaw: March 21. Elevation normal, water lower 50s and muddy. For current elevation conditions go to the US Geological Survey website at https://waterdata.usgs.gov/usa/nwis/uv?07191300. Largemouth bass good on Alabama rigs and jerk baits in the main lake and river channel. Crappie good on minnows and jigs along the dam. White bass fair on crankbaits, jigs and plastic baits along creek channels. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Mayes County.

Tenkiller: March 23. Elevation rising quickly, water murky. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/TENK.lakepage.html. Be cautious of debris that has been washed in from heavy rainfall. Crappie fair on jigs and small lures around brush structure and standing timber. White bass fair on crankbaits, jigs and small lures along channels. Report submitted by Cody Youngblood, game warden stationed in Cherokee County.

Webbers Falls: March 23. Elevation above normal, water 50 and murky. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/webdata/gagedata/WFLO2.current.html. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait and shad below the dam and along flats. Paddlefish snagging fair below the dam. Report submitted by Josey Branch, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

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