Oklahoma Fishing Report


Friday, October 27th 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


CENTRAL

Thunderbird: Elevation 2 ft. below, water 65. Sand bass good on minnows and jigs off points; saugeye good on jigs and earthworms.


NORTHEAST

Carl Blackwell: Elevation 4 ft. below normal, water 74 and murky. Black bass fair on topwater lures and spinnerbaits; crappie fair on minnows.

Eucha: Elevation below normal, water 65 and clear. All fishing reported
good.

Ft. Gibson: Elevation 2 ft. below normal, water 65 and clear. Black bass good on plastic worms and crankbaits, 6 ft., off points; sand bass excellent on inline spinners; channel catfish fair on cut shad and prepared baits drifting or jug fishing, 10-12 ft.

Greenleaf: Black bass fair on crankbaits and spinnerbaits along the
shoreline; crappie fair on minnows and jigs near the docks.

Hudson: Elevation 1 ft. below normal, water 74. Sand bass good on jigs and small lures off rocky points; crappie good on minnows and small jigs in the brushy areas.

Kaw: Elevation normal, water 63. Blue catfish fair on cut shad on juglines.

Oologah: Elevation 4 ft. below normal. Sand bass fair on minnows and jigs, 10-12 ft., in creek channels; crappie fair on minnows and jigs, 10-12 ft., in standing timber and in creek channels.

Skiatook: Elevation 3 ft. below normal, water clear. Hybrids fair on live shad and trolling crankbaits; crappie good on minnows and jigs near deep brush piles; channel catfish good on all baits.

Spavinaw: Elevation normal, water 65 and clear. All fishing reported good.

Tenkiller: Elevation 7 ft. below normal, water clear. Black bass good on plastic worms and spinnerbaits; sand bass good trolling deep diving
crankbaits, 20-25 ft.; crappie fair on small minnows and jigs near cover.

Webbers Falls: Black bass good on spinnerbaits and crankbaits near rip rap;channel catfish good on cut bait and worms on bottom; crappie good on minnows and jigs near brush structure.


SOUTHEAST

Eufaula: Elevation 5 ft. below normal, water clear. Black bass fair off deep points; sand bass fair below the dam when running; channel catfish good on shad, drifting the flats; crappie fair on minnows around docks and brush piles.

McGee Creek: Elevation 3 ft. below normal, water 70 and clear. Black bass fair on soft plastic lures, crankbaits and spinnerbaits, 4-12 ft.

Murray: Elevation 5 ft. below normal, water 68 and clear. Black bass fair on medium running lures; sand bass and crappie fair on minnows.

Robert S. Kerr: Elevation normal, water 62 and clear. Black bass good on crankbaits and plastic baits, 5-8 ft., along shoreline structure; 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. Crappie fair, 12-18 ft., near standing timber and the Sardis Cove bridge.

Texoma: Elevation 6 ft. below normal , water 70 and clear. Black bass good on spinners, 5-10 ft., at Platter flats; striped bass good on live shad, 15-25 ft., near Platter Flats; channel catfish good on cut bait, 5-10 ft., in the Washita River.


NORTHWEST

Canton: Elevation 1 ft. below normal. Sand bass and hybrids fair trolling shad or artificial baits over the islands; crappie fair on minnows and jigs along the dam.


SOUTHWEST

Ellsworth: Elevation 2 ft. above normal, water 71 and muddy. Channel catfish good on cut shad, stinkbait and chicken liver.

Ft. Cobb: Elevation below normal, water murky. Hybrids good drifting shad, 20-25 ft., along the west side; channel catfish good on cut bait and shad,10-15 ft., in the creek channels.

Waurika: Elevation 5 ft. below normal, water murky. Channel catfish fair on juglines, 20 ft.


ALL FISHING IS REPORTED AS SLOW AT THE FOLLOWING LAKES:
Arbuckle, Atoka, Birch, Broken Bow, Draper, Foss, Ft. Supply, Grand, Hefner,Hugo, Hulah, Keystone, Overholser, Pine Creek, Sooner, Tom Steed, Wes Watkins, Wister.