The latest fishing action as reported around the state of Oklahoma


Friday, February 16th 2001, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


NORTHEAST

Birch: Elevation above normal. Crappie fair on minnows at deep brush piles.

Copan: Elevation above normal, water clear. Crappie fair on minnows near deep structure in the old river channel; blue catfish fair on shad.

Eucha: Elevation normal, water 38 and clear. All fishing reported good.
Ft. Gibson: Elevation 2 ft. above normal, water 48 and murky. Crappie good on minnows and jigs, 8-10 ft., near brush piles and docks; channel catfish good on whole shad on jugs, 20 ft.

Grand: Channel catfish fair on cut shad and worms at the mouths of creeks and streams; crappie fair on minnows and jigs, 15- 20 ft., at heated docks and over brush piles.

Greenleaf: Channel catfish fair on worms; crappie fair on minnows and jigs near the docks and over brush structure.

Hudson: Black bass good on jigs and craw; crappie good on minnows and jigs, 10-15 ft., over brush piles.

Hulah: Elevation above normal. Crappie good on minnows in the river channel.

Kaw: Crappie fair on small minnows and jigs in deep brush at Beaver and Otter creeks.

Oologah: Elevation above normal, water 38. Sand bass fair on minnows and jigs below the dam; hybrids fair below the dam; crappie good on red and chartreuse hell-of-a-jigs in the Blue Creek area.

Skiatook: Elevation 3 ft. below normal, water clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs near deep structure.

Spavinaw: Elevation normal, water 38 and clear. All fishing reported good.

Tenkiller: Elevation 2 ft. above normal, water clear lower, murky upper. Black bass fair using curly tail grubs over rock ledges, 15 ft.; crappie fair on bright yellow or white jigs, 15-20 ft., at the lower end.

Webbers Falls: Black bass fair on crankbaits; channel catfish good on cut bait drift fishing; crappie fair on minnows and jigs near brush structure and bridges.


SOUTHEAST

Eufaula: Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water murky. Crappie fair at brush piles and boat docks, 10-20 ft.

Hugo: Elevation above normal, water 45. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver; crappie fair on live minnows.

Konawa: Elevation normal, water 49 and clear. Black bass fair on crankbaits and plastic worms, 5-10 ft., in the discharge canal and along the north shore.

Murray: Elevation 2 ft. below normal, water 42 and clear. Crappie fair on minnows.

Pine Creek: Elevation normal, water 48. Black bass fair on crankbaits and spinnerbaits, 8-10 ft., off points; crappie fair on minnows, 10 ft., in creek channels.

Robert S. Kerr: Elevation below normal, water 48 and murky. Sand bass fair on jigs and shad type lures, 10 ft.; channel catfish fair on fresh shad, 30 ft.; crappie fair on small minnows, 10-15 ft., in the old creek channel.

Sardis: Elevation above normal, water murky. Crappie fair on white jigs with minnows 12-18 ft., near standing timber.

Texoma: Elevation 1 ft, above normal, water 43 and clear. Striped bass good on live shad, 15-25 ft., near the islands.



NORTHWEST

Canton: Crappie fair on minnows and jigs near brush piles.


SOUTHWEST

Altus-Lugert: Crappie good, 10-12 ft., near the rocks; walleye good on jigs and live minnows in shallow water early and late.

Ellsworth: Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water 42. Blue catfish fair on cut shad.

Tom Steed: Crappie fair on minnows and jigs, 20-25 ft., near brush piles.

Waurika: Elevation above normal, water murky. Crappie fair on minnows at the marina.


All other lakes reported slow fishing.