Weekend fishing report
Friday, September 1st 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6
Eucha: Elevation normal, water 85 and clear. All fishing reported good.
Ft. Gibson: Elevation 1 ft. below normal, water 86 and clear. Sand bass fair
on minnows and jibs, 20 ft., in the channel at Hwy. 51 bridge; also on
surface lures in the main body of the lake early and late; channel catfish
fair drifting live shad and prepared baits, 15-20 ft.
Greenleaf: Black bass fair early on topwater lures.
Kaw: Sand bass good trolling off submerged windy points or casting spinners
and jigs or slabbing; channel and blue catfish good on cut shad in the Coon
Creek and Bear Creek flats.
Skiatook: Elevation 1 ft. below normal, water 85 and clear. Hybrids fair on
live shad and trolling crankbaits; channel catfish good on all baits;
crappie good on minnows and jigs near deep brush piles.
Spavinaw: Elevation above normal, water 85 and clear. All fishing reported
Tenkiller: Elevation 2 ft. below normal, water clear. Black bass fair at
night using jig-n-pig combos and plastic worms; sand bass fair trolling
crankbaits in the central pool in late evenings.
Webbers Falls: Channel catfish fair on cut bait and livers on bottom.
Eufaula: Elevation 2 ft. below normal, water clear. Black bass fair on
plastic baits off deep points; sand bass good early and late near the deep
Hugo: Elevation 1 ft. below normal, water 83. Black bass good on crankbaits
and top water lures; crappie fair on jigs in the river channel.
Konawa: Elevation normal, water 95 and clear. Black bass fair on top water
lures, 5-10 ft., in the coves and weed beds; channel catfish good on chicken
liver and cut shad in the south cove.
McGee Creek: Elevation 3 ft. below normal, water 83 and clear. Black bass
fair on Carolina rigs, 10-15 ft., and topwater lures early and late in open
water, look for schooling bass.
Robert S. Kerr: Elevation normal, water 82 and murky. Channel catfish fair
on fresh shad, 15-30 ft., in the old Arkansas River channel.
Texoma: Elevation 1 ft. below normal, water 86 and clear. Striped bass fair
on live shad, 15-20 ft., near the islands; channel catfish fair on cut bait,
5-10 ft. at Burns Run.
Canton: Elevation normal. Sand bass and hybrids excellent drifting live shad
or slabs; channel catfish good; walleye fair.
Ellsworth: Elevation normal, water 84 and murky. Channel catfish good on
chicken liver, dough bait and stink bait in deep creek channels.
Waurika: Elevation 4 ft. below normal, water clear. Channel catfish fair on
stinkbait early and late in the main creek channels, 25-30 ft.
All fishing is reported as slow at the following lakes: Altus-Lugert,
Arbuckle, Atoka, Broken Bow, Carl Blackwell, Copan, Draper, Ft. Cobb, Ft.
Supply, Great Salt Plains, Hefner, Hudson, Keystone, Murray, Oologah,
Overholser, Pine Creek, Sardis, Sooner, Tom Steed, Thunderbird, Wes Watkins,