OKLAHOMA FISHING REPORTS

Whether you’re looking to reel in a trophy bass, prize walleye or channel catfish, we have you covered with weekly fishing reports from the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife. Check back often to find out what fish species are biting, what bait to use and where you’ll find the most active fishing spots across Oklahoma lakes.

Arcadia Lake

Lake Information
September 18, 2014 Update

White bass are fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and worms. Largemouth bass are fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and worms. Striped bass hybrids are fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and worms. Crappie are slow to good on minnows, jigs, worms and niblets at 8-13 ft. along rocky points, brush piles and docks. Catfish are slow on cut bait, worms and blood bait.

Bell Cow Lake & Equestrian Campground

Lake Information
September 18, 2014 Update

Crappie are slow on minnows and jigs around brush structure and docks. Channel catfish are slow on stinkbait and punch bait along shorelines.

Canton Lake

Lake Information
September 18, 2014 Update

White bass and striped bass hybrids are good on crankbaits, slabs and shad at 4-10 ft. in the main lake.

Chandler Lake

Lake Information
September 18, 2014 Update

Crappie are slow on minnows and jigs around docks. Channel catfish are slow on chicken liver and stinkbait along docks and shorelines. Largemouth bass are slow on crankbaits and small lures along riprap.

Copan Lake

Lake Information
September 11, 2014 Update

Crappie are slow on jigs and tube jigs at 4-6 ft. around brush structure. Channel, blue and flathead catfish are fair on cut bait and shad at 4-8 ft. along creek channels and riprap.

Fort Cobb Reservoir

Lake Information
September 11, 2014 Update

Crappie are slow on minnows and jigs around docks. Channel catfish are fair on cut bait, hotdogs and shrimp in coves and channels. Saugeye are fair on shad and slabs around points, below the dam and around rocks.

Fort Gibson Lake

Lake Information
September 18, 2014 Update

Channel catfish are good drifting and on juglines baited with live shad and hotdogs at 10-15 ft. in the main lake and along flats. White bass are fair on slabs, spoons and in-line spinnerbaits at 8 ft. along flats, points and the main lake and on white rooster tails along windy points around the state park. Crappie are fair on jigs and live bait at 15 ft. around brush structure. Largemouth bass are fair on plastic baits and topwater lures at 8 ft. around brush structure, shorelines and standing timber.

Grand Lake O' The Cherokees

Lake Information
September 3, 2014 Update

Largemouth bass are fair in main lake and points on worms and crankbait. Blue and channel catfish are fair in main lake on shad. White bass are good on flats on jigs and minnows. Crappie are fair in brush structure and docks on jigs and minnows. Paddlefish are slow in main lake on snagging.

Greenleaf Lake

Lake Information
September 18, 2014 Update

Largemouth bass are good on spinnerbaits, bill baits and salt crawls in watermelon and pumpkin seed around brush structure, rocky points and moss beds. Catfish are good on cut bait and liver on bottom. Crappie are fair on minnows at 12-18 ft. around brush structure.

Hugo Lake

Lake Information
September 4, 2014 Update

Crappie are slow on minnows and jigs at 15-25 ft. in the river channel. Blue catfish are slow on cut bait and live bait from the surface to 10 ft. in creek channels and river channel.

Hulah Lake

Lake Information
September 11, 2014 Update

Channel, blue and flathead catfish are fair on shad and worms at 4-8 ft. along the river channel, creek channels and the main lake.

Kaw Lake

Lake Information
September 18, 2014 Update

Walleye are slow on crankbaits and rouges at 10-18 ft. around points, rocks and riprap. Blue and channel catfish are slow on cut bait, worms and shad at 1-6 ft. along flats, river channel and river mouth. Crappie are good on minnows, jigs and tube jigs at 12-20 ft. around brush structure and standing timber. White bass and striped bass hybrids are fair on crankbaits, topwater lures, spoons and shad from the surface to 30 ft. around riprap, points, the main lake and big water humps.

Keystone Lake

Lake Information
September 18, 2014 Update

White bass are excellent on surface with top water lures. White Bass are surfacing all morning. Crappie are excellent in rocks on minnows at 5-20 ft. Blue catfish are good in channels on cut bait. Largemouth bass are good along shorelines on plastics. Striped bass are good along humps on shad at 20 ft.

Lake Carl Blackwell

Lake Information
September 18, 2014 Update

Largemouth bass are fair on jigs, jerk baits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits with Colorado blades at 2-8 ft. in coves, points and standing timber. White bass, striped bass hybrids and saugeye are fair on lipless baits, minnows, slabs, goldfish and soft plastic jerk baits at 1-5 ft. in channels, along shorelines, flats and the ski point shoreline. Crappie are good on minnows, tube jigs, jigs and live bait at 3-15 ft. around docks, riprap and rocks. Channel and flathead catfish are fair on chicken liver, punch bait, worms, minnows, live bait and goldfish at 2 ft. off the bottom in creek channels, along shorelines and Beaver Cove. Sunfish are slow on worms, topwater lures, nymphs and Power Bait at 1/2-2 ft. along docks, shallows, rocks and brush piles.

Lake Eufaula

Lake Information
September 18, 2014 Update

Largemouth bass are fair on deep running crankbaits and plastic baits around deeper points. White bass are fair trolling crankbaits off flats. Blue catfish are fair drifting fresh shad along flats. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs under bridges and around standing timber.

Lake Hefner

Lake Information
September 11, 2014 Update

Crappie are good on minnows and chartreuse jigs at 12-18 ft. along riprap and docks. White bass and striped bass hybrids are good on grubs and gay blades at 6-10 ft. around points and riprap. Channel and blue catfish are fair on cut bait and stinkbait at 15-25 ft. along riprap. Largemouth bass are fair on spinnerbaits and crankbaits around riprap and points; topwater lures are working pretty well at night.

Lake Hudson

Lake Information
September 4, 2014 Update

Largemouth bass and crappie are slow on plastic baits at 10-18 ft. around brush structure and standing timber.

Lake Murray

Lake Information
August 27, 2014 Update

Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass are fair on topwater lures, plastic baits and crankbaits from the surface to 20 ft. around docks, points and weed beds. Channel catfish are fair on chicken liver, stinkbait, worms and punch bait at 10-25 ft. in channels, the main lake and creek channels.

Lake of the Arbuckles

Lake Information
September 18, 2014 Update

Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass are slow on buzz baits, topwater lures, crankbaits and pearl colored flukes from the surface to 15 ft. in creek channels, points and the main lake. Crappie are fair on minnows, jigs and grubs at 6-28 ft. around brush structure and state brush piles. White bass are fair on lipless baits, grubs and spoons from the surface to 12 ft. in the main lake, around points and riprap; some white bass are chasing minnows and shad during the evening hours on sunny days and spoons and slabs at 35 ft. along drop-offs.

Lake Overholser

Lake Information
September 3, 2014 Update

Carp are fair on hotdogs, worms and punch bait below the dam. Channel catfish are slow on chicken liver, cut bait and punch bait below the dam and in the river channel. Blue catfish are slow on cut bait, punch bait and live bait slow in the main lake and around points.

Lake Stanley Draper

Lake Information
September 11, 2014 Update

White bass are slow on small lures at the inlet.

Lake Tenkiller

Lake Information
September 18, 2014 Update

Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass are good on topwater lures, plastic baits and spinnerbaits at 3-5 ft. around brush structure, the main lake and points. Crappie are fair on minnows, tube jigs and hair jigs at 10-20 ft. around docks and brush structure. Channel and blue catfish are good on punch bait, shad and cut bait at 7-27 ft. in the main lake, around points and creek channels; drift in shallower water and anchor in deeper water with punch bait. Sunfish and bluegill are good on worm-tipped jigs around docks and coves.

Lake Texoma

Lake Information
September 18, 2014 Update

Largemouth and smallmouth bass are good on buzz baits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits at 5-20 ft. along brush structure, creek channels and riprap. Striped and white bass are good on live shad, sassy shad, slabs and topwater lures at 10-20 ft. in the main lake, the river channel and coves. Channel and blue catfish are good on live bait, stinkbait and worms at 10-20 ft. along creek channels, riprap and cleaning stations. Crappie and sunfish are fair on minnows, tube jigs and small lures at 5-20 ft. around docks, creek channels and brush structure.

Lake Thunderbird

Lake Information
September 11, 2014 Update

White bass are slow on topwater lures and small lures in the main lake.

Oologah Lake

Lake Information
September 18, 2014 Update

White bass are fair trolling crankbaits along flats. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs at 10-15 ft. around brush structure. Largemouth bass are slow on spinnerbaits and crankbaits at 5-8 ft. along rocks. Blue and channel catfish are fair on cut bait at 20 ft. in the river channel.

Robert S Kerr Reservoir

Lake Information
September 18, 2014 Update

Largemouth bass are slow on bill baits, spinnerbaits and flukes along coves, riprap and shorelines. Striped and white bass are fair on Alabama rigs, live bait and bill baits below the dam and in the river channel. Blue, channel and flathead catfish are excellent on cut bait, live bait and dough bait along shallows, flats and the river channel. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs in the main lake and around points.

Skiatook Lake

Lake Information
September 18, 2014 Update

Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs at 10-20 ft. around standing timber.

Tom Steed Lake

Lake Information
September 18, 2014 Update

Blue and channel catfish are slow on shad and punch bait on bottom along flats.

Waurika Lake

Lake Information
September 18, 2014 Update

Channel and blue catfish are fair on stinkbait and shad in the main lake and around points. All other fishing is slow.

Webbers Falls Reservoir

Lake Information
September 18, 2014 Update

Largemouth bass are good on salt crawls, bill baits and spinnerbaits in chartreuse at 4-5 ft. along shorelines. Catfish are good on sunfish and fresh cut bait on bottom. Crappie are fair on minnows at 12-18 ft. around brush structure. All other fishing is slow.

Wes Watkins Reservoir

Lake Information
September 18, 2014 Update

Crappie are slow on minnows around standing timber.

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