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FISHING REPORT FOR –July 11th 2019
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At Ft. Gibson Lake: Elevation above normal. With the flooded conditions, access to the lake is still very limited. Please use extreme caution while boating. White bass good on crankbaits, sassy shad, spoons, topwater lures and tube jigs along channels, flats, main lake and points. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair according to Ben Haff, game warden stationed in Wagoner County.
At Lake Tenkiller: Elevation dropping. Bass good on Alabama rig, buzz baits, jigs, and plastics around brush structure, riprap, shallows, standing timber, and weed beds. Catfish good on live bait, shad, shrimp, and stinkbait. Although lake levels are dropping, conditions are still extremely limited on launching boats across the entire lake. Most all the parks are closed and boat ramps are under water according to Brady May, game warden stationed in Cherokee County.
At Greenleaf Lake State Park: Largemouth bass good on Alabama rigs, buzz baits, flukes, jerk baits, plastic baits, rogues and spinnerbaits. Catfish good on chicken liver, crawfish, cut bait, goldfish, live bait, live shad, punch bait, shad, shrimp, stinkbait and worms. Crappie slow on minnows, jigs and tube jigs reported by Marvin Stanley, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.
At the Lower Illinois River: Elevation above normal. Higher than normal release is making fishing difficult at this time. Trout slow on PowerBait below the dam. Striped bass fair on shad according to Jeremy Bersche,game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.
At Webbers Falls: Elevation above normal. Do 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 placement.. Largemouth bass good on buzz baits, flukes, plastic baits and spinnerbaits. Catfish good on crawfish, cut bait, live shad, punch bait and stinkbait according to Marvin Stanley, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.
At Eufaula Lake: According to Jake Bersche, game warden stationed in McIntosh County,
Elevation dropping. Flathead catfish fair on live bait along the river channel and river mouth. Bass good on crankbaits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits.
At Broken Bow: Elevation below normal. Bass good on Alabama rigs, crankbaits and plastic baits around brush structure and points. Channel catfish fair on punch bait and worms 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, stinkbait and sunfish. Crappie good on minnows and jigs. Largemouth and spotted bass good on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, jerk baits, live bait, plastic baits and small lures.
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.