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.

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Find updates about the following fish varieties (Note: The fish selector below only displays species included in recent fishing reports and does not represent all species present in lakes):

Broken Bow Lake
January 15, 2021

Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on bill baits, crankbaits, jigs, spinnerbaits and spoons around brush structure, points, standing timber and the main lake. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, punch bait and worms along channels, points and in coves.

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Fort Cobb Reservoir
January 10, 2021

Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around docks and points.

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Fort Gibson Lake
January 18, 2021

Blue and channel catfish fair on shad along channels. Crappie slow on hair jigs and plastic baits around brush structure and main lake. Paddlefish fair snagging in the river channel.

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Foss Lake
January 18, 2021

Striped bass hybrids fair on jigs and slabs in deep water. Walleye slow on worms. Catfish fair. Crappie fair on live baits.

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Greenleaf Lake
January 11, 2021

Crappie fair on minnows and tube jigs around brush structure. 

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Hugo Lake
January 15, 2021

Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, live bait, punch bait, shad, stinkbait and sunfish below the dam, along channels, main lake, river channel and shorelines. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows below the dam, around brush structure, channels, main lake, river channel and standing timber.

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Kaw Lake
January 19, 2021

Striped bass hybrids and white bass fair on lipless baits, live shad and sassy shad below the dam. Paddlefish slow snagging below the dam. Blue and channel catfish excellent on cut bait, punch bait and shad along channels, creek channels, flats, inlet and main lake.

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Keystone Lake
January 14, 2021

Blue catfish excellent on cut bait below the dam and along channels. Crappie slow on jigs and minnows around brush structure.

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Lake Eufaula
January 15, 2021

Largemouth, smallmouth, spotted and striped bass fair on live bait, plastic baits and small lures around brush structure, docks, main lake and standing timber. Crappie fair on jigs, minnows and worms below the dam, around brush structure, creek channels, discharge and main lake. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, hotdogs, live bait, live shad and worms below the dam, along creek channels, discharge, main lake, river channel and river mouth.

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Lake Konawa
January 17, 2021

Largemouth bass slow on Alabama rigs, crankbaits and plastic baits in the main lake, river channel and weed beds. Striped bass hybrids and white bass slow on Alabama rigs, crankbaits and live shad in coves, discharge, main lake and river channel. Channel catfish slow on chicken liver and cut bait in coves, discharge and weed beds.

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Lake of the Arbuckles
January 17, 2021

Bass fair on Alabama rigs, worms, jigs and Ned rigs. Crappie and white bass good on spoons with jig above in mid-lake. Crappie slow around docks.

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Lake Tenkiller
January 17, 2021

Crappie good on jigs, small lures and tube jigs around brush structure, docks and standing timber. Largemouth and spotted bass good on crankbaits, plastic baits, small lures and spinnerbaits around brush structure, channels, docks, shorelines and standing timber. 

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Lake Texoma
January 15, 2021

Winter fishing is still very good. Striped bass good on Alabama rigs, flukes and live shad in the main lake, around points and river channel. Striped bass are being caught on the western part of the lake. Live shad is still showing to be the best way to catch stripers. Blue catfish good on cut bait, live shad and sunfish along creek channels, main lake and river channel. Blue cats are still being caught around 40-50 ft. of water on juglines. Crappie slow on jigs and minnows around brush structure and docks.

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Lake Wister
January 15, 2021

Largemouth and spotted bass fair on bill baits, crankbaits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure, channels, points, shorelines and standing timber. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, crawfish, cut bait, hotdogs, shad, stinkbait and worms below the dam, around brush structure, channels, main lake, points and standing timber. Crappie fair on jigs, minnows and small lures below the dam, around brush structure, channels, points, shorelines, standing timber and cedar brush.

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McGee Creek Reservoir
January 15, 2021

Largemouth and spotted bass slow on Alabama rigs, jigs and plastic baits in coves, around points and standing timber. White bass slow on Alabama rigs and lipless baits in coves, main lake and around points. 

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Oologah Lake
January 18, 2021

Crappie fair on jigs and minnows at 18-25 ft. around brush structure. Bigger crappie are scattered, smaller crappie are easier to catch on brush piles. Blue catfish good on shad along flats, riprap and river channel. Largemouth bass fair on jerk baits around points, riprap and rocks. 

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Pine Creek Lake
January 15, 2021

Largemouth bass slow on spoons along creek channels and river channel. Crappie fair on spoons around brush structure and channels. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver and cut bait along the river channel.

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Robert S Kerr Reservoir
January 15, 2021

Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, minnows and small lures around brush structure, creek channels, points, standing timber, weed beds and in coves. Blue, channel and flathead  catfish good on chicken liver, crawfish, goldfish, grubs, hotdogs, minnows, shad, shrimp and sunfish along creek channels, main lake, river channel, river mouth and tailwater. Crappie fair on crickets, hair jigs, jigs and small lures along channels, river channel, river mouth, sandbars, rocks, standing timber and in coves. 

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Sardis Lake
January 17, 2021

Largemouth and spotted bass fair on bill baits, crankbaits, jerk baits, lipless baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure, creek channels, points, riprap and shorelines. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait and shad along flats, main lake and shorelines. Crappie fair on jigs, minnows and tube jigs around brush structure, points and standing timber.

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Sooner Lake
January 17, 2021

Striped bass hybrids slow on jigs and live shad in the main lake. Saugeye slow on crankbaits, jigs and live shad in the main lake and along riprap. Blue and channel catfish slow on cut bait in the discharge and main lake.

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Webbers Falls Reservoir
January 11, 2021

Blue catfish fair on shad along the river channel.

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