Oklahoma State Fishing Report


Tuesday, November 7th 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


CENTRAL

Wes Watkins: Elevation above normal. Black bass fair on jig ën pig and
minnows; sand bass good on topwater plugs; crappie fair on minnows and jigs near brush piles.


NORTHEAST

Birch: Elevation normal, water clear. Hybrids fair trolling and drifting live shad and on topwater lures early and late; channel catfish good on live and cut shad; crappie fair on minnows and jigs near brush piles.

Carl Blackwell: Elevation 3 ft. below normal, water 70 and murky. Black bass good on topwater lures and spinnerbaits; crappie good on minnows; saugeye good on crankbaits.

Eucha: Elevation below normal, water 60 and clear. All fishing reported
good.

Greenleaf: Elevation normal, water clear. Black bass good on crankbaits and spinnerbaits along rip rap and the shoreline; crappie good on minnows and jigs near the docks and brush piles.

Kaw: Elevation normal, water muddy. Sand bass fair on jigs, spinnerbaits and crankbait off windy points; channel and blue catfish fair using cut shad on jug lines; crappie fair on minnows and jigs in deep brush.

Skiatook: Elevation 3 ft. below normal, water clear. Crappie good on minnows and jigs near deep brush piles.

Spavinaw: Elevation normal, water 60 and clear. All fishing reported good.

Tenkiller: Elevation 6 ft. below normal, water clear lower, murky upper. Black bass good on curly tail grubs and jib ën pig, 12-20 ft., off rocky ledges; sand bass good trolling deep diving crankbaits, look for surfacing schools in late evenings; crappie fair on minnows and jigs near cover.

Webbers Falls: Elevation normal, water clear. Black bass fair on crankbaits and dill baits along the shoreline; channel catfish fair on cut bait and worms on bottom; crappie good on minnows and jigs near bridges.


SOUTHEAST

Arbuckle: Elevation 1 ft. below normal, water 68 and clear. Black bass fair; crappie good on minnows and jigs, 15 ft.

Eufaula: Elevation 2 ft. below normal, water clear in the east and murky in the west. Black bass fair near rip rap; sand bass good below the dam when running; channel catfish good drifting the flats; crappie fair on minnows around docks and brush piles.

Konawa: Elevation normal, water 63 sand clear. Black bass fair on crankbaits and plastic baits, 10- 15 ft., in the discharge canal and along the dam; channel catfish good on chicken liver, 15 ft., in the discharge canal.

McGee Creek: Elevation 2 ft. below normal, water 70 and clear. Black bass fair on soft plastic lures, crankbaits and spinnerbaits, 10-12 ft.
Murray: Elevation 5 ft. below normal, water 66 and clear. Sand bass and
crappie fair on minnows.

Robert S. Kerr: Elevation normal, water 58 and murky. Black bass fair on spinnerbaits, crankbaits and plastic baits, 5-10 ft., along rocky shoreline; channel catfish good on fresh shad, 3-15 ft.; crappie fair on minnows, 12 ft., in the old creek channels.

Sardis: Elevation 1 ft. below normal. Channel catfish fair using cut shad on trotlines, 8-14 ft.; crappie fair on minnows, 10-16 ft., near bridges.

Texoma: Elevation 6 ft. below normal, water 68 and clear. Black bass goodon spinners, 5-10 ft., off points; striped bass good on live shad, 15-20 ft., near the islands; channel catfish good on cut bait, 5-10 ft., in the Washita River.


NORTHWEST

Canton: Elevation 1 ft. below normal. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs alongthe dam.

Ft. Supply: Sand bass fair on jigs and spinners.


SOUTHWEST

Ellsworth: Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water 71 and muddy. Blue catfish good on cut shad, stinkbait and chicken liver.

Ft. Cobb: Elevation 1 ft. below normal, water murky. Hybrids good drifting shad and slabs, 20-25 ft., along the west side; crappie good, 15 ft., near the marinas.


ALL FISHING IS REPORTED AS SLOW AT THE FOLLOWING LAKES:

Altus-Lugert, Atoka, Broken Bow, Copan, Draper, Foss, Ft. Gibson, Grand,Great Salt Plains, Hefner, Hudson, Hugo, Hulah, Overholser, Pine Creek,Sooner, Thunderbird, Tom Steed, Wister.