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FISHING REPORT FOR –May 16th 2019
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AtFt. Gibson Lake: Elevation 16 ft. above normal and rising. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on Carolina-rigged shad, live shad and shad below the dam and main lake according to Rick Stafford, Wagoner.
AtLake Tenkiller: Elevation rising, water murky. Tenkiller is not releasing any water. Channel and blue catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, and shad reports Brady May, game warden stationed in Cherokee County.
AtGreenleaf Lake State Park: Elevation above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure and shallows. Crappie good on minnows and jigs along shallows and shorelines. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait and worms according to Gary Wilcox, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.
At the Lower Illinois River: Elevation above normal. Rainbow trout good on hair jigs, in-line spinnerbait, and PowerBait below the dam, and around rocks and watts area. At this time Tenkiller is not releasing much water, making the fishing easy. according to Jerry Bersche
, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.
At Webbers Falls: Elevation above normal, water muddy. Catfish good on shad, sunfish and worms below the dam and along shorelines.according to Gary Wilcox, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.
At Eufaula Lake: According to Jake Bersche, game warden stationed in McIntosh County,
elevation above normal, water murky. White bass fair on sassy shad and small lures around creek channels, flats, and river mouth. Crappie slow on minnows around riprap, river channel, and standing timber. Flathead catfish good on cut bait around river channel and river mouth.
At Broken Bow: Elevation 9 ft. above normal and rising, water 69. Bass good on Alabama rig, crankbaits, minnows, and spinnerbaits around points and river channel. Crappie good on jigs and minnows around brush structure and standing timber according to Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.
At Hugo Lake:Andrew Potter, game warden stationed in Choctaw County reports elevation above normal. Catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, live bait, punch bait, shad and sunfish below the dam and around the main lake, river channel, and shorelines. Crappie good on jigs and minnows below the dam, and around brush structure, main lake, river channel, shorelines and standing timber. Bass good on crankbaits, live bait, plastics and small lures around brush structure, creek channels, main lake, river channel and standing timber.
Now to check current Oklahoma lake conditions across the state go to the Website at: www.travelok.com/checkmyoklake. This website provides information on lake updates, water safety tips, etc.