American-Tribune (copy)

Fort Gibson

Submitted by:

Rick Stafford

Lake Elevation:

Above Average

Water Temp and Clarity:

75 and stained 27ft, high

Catfish, Blue, Catfish, Channel, Catfish, Flathead

Action: Fair

Baits: Live Shad

Locations: Below the dam, Dam, Main lake

Additional Information:

all other fishing slow due to high water

Fort Gibson

Submitted by:

Rick Stafford

Lake Elevation:

Above Average

Water Temp and Clarity:

26 ft above normal 76 and

Catfish, Blue, Catfish, Blue, Catfish, Channel, Catfish, Flathead

Action: Fair

Baits: Shad, Worms

Locations: Creek channels, River Channel

Additional Information:

all other fishing is slow due to high water

Grand

Submitted by:

Game Warden Marni Loftis

Lake Elevation:

Above Average

Water Temp and Clarity:

70 stained

Crappie, White, Crappie, Black

Action: Good

Baits: Jigs, Minnows

Locations: Brush structure, Docks, Main lake

Bass, White

Action: Good

Baits: Jigs

Locations: Main lake, River Channel

Catfish, Blue

Action: Good

Baits: Shad

Locations: Shallows, Standing timber

Additional Information:

The lake is still flooded and full of debris and hazards. Please use extreme caution while boating. Check out the Facebook pages GrandFishingReport. com and Grand River Dam Authority for lake and fishing updates.

Greenleaf

Submitted by:

Marvin Stanley

Lake Elevation:

Normal

Water Temp and Clarity:

72/clear

Bass, Largemouth

Action: Good

Baits: Plastics, Rogues, Spinnerbaits

Locations: Shallows, Shorelines, Weed beds

Crappie, White, Crappie, Black

Action: Fair

Baits: Jigs, Minnows, Tube Jigs

Locations: Brush structure, Docks

Catfish, Channel

Action: Good

Baits: Shad, Shrimp, Worms

Locations: Shallows, Shorelines

Additional Information:

Greenleaf state park, the lake, and marina are now open as normal. If you are trying to access Greenleaf lake from highway 62 you will need to exit at South Lee St. which is east about two miles of the highway 10 exit, then turn left onto East Benge Road to Willey Street, Turn right on Willey Street to highway 10.

Highway 10 is still closed from Willey Street back to highway 62.

________________________________________

Hudson

Submitted by:

Kody Moore

Date:

06/09/2019

Lake Elevation:

Above Average

Water Temp and Clarity:

Upper 60s and muddy

Catfish, Blue, Catfish, Channel

Action: Good

Baits: Cut Bait, Shad

Locations: Flats, Main lake

Bass, White, Bass, Striped (Hybrid)

Action: Slow

Baits: Crankbaits, Jigs

Locations: Channels, Creek channels, River Channel

Bass, Largemouth

Action: Slow

Baits: Jigs, Plastics

Locations: Points, Shorelines

________________________________________

Keystone

Submitted by:

Bailey

Date:

06/06/2019

Lake Elevation:

Above Average

Water Temp and Clarity:

Muddy

Catfish, Blue

Action: Slow

Baits: Cut Bait

Locations: Below the dam, Shorelines

Additional Information:

All fishing slow, lake continues to drop. Release levels have decreased.

________________________________________

Lower Illinois River

Submitted by:

Jerry Henry

Date:

06/08/2019

Lake Elevation:

Normal

Water Temp and Clarity:

55 and clear

Trout, Rainbow

Action: Good

Baits: Caddis flies, In-line Spinnerbait, Midges, Nymphs, Powerbait

Locations: Below the dam, Shallows, and Watts PHA

Additional Information:

Trout were stocked at dam and Watts PHA this week.

________________________________________

Oologah

Submitted by:

Brek Henry

Date:

06/09/2019

Lake Elevation:

Above Average

Water Temp and Clarity:

68 Muddy

Catfish, Blue, Catfish, Channel

Action: Fair

Baits: Cut Bait, Shad

Locations: Flats, and On juglines and limblines.

Additional Information:

Lake elevation is 21 ft above normal and falling slowly. All Corp campgrounds and ramps are still closed. Area below the dam is now open.

________________________________________

Skiatook

Submitted by:

Paul Welch

Date:

06/08/2019

Lake Elevation:

Above Average

Water Temp and Clarity:

Dirty, in the 70’s

Catfish, Blue, Catfish, Channel

Action: Fair

Baits: Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Shrimp, Stinkbait, Worms

Locations: Shorelines, and Flooded vegatation

Additional Information:

As of 4 pm on June 8th all boat ramps are closed.

________________________________________

Spavinaw

Submitted by:

Game Warden Cody Morris

Date:

06/09/2019

Lake Elevation:

Above Average

Water Temp and Clarity:

70s and stained

Bass, Largemouth

Action: Fair

Baits: Buzz Baits, Crankbaits, Jigs, Spinnerbaits, Top Water

Locations: Coves, Docks, Points, Riprap, Shorelines, Weed beds

Bass, White, Crappie, Black, Crappie, White

Action: Fair

Baits: Crankbaits, Hair Jigs, Jigs, Minnows

Locations: Discharge, Main lake, Points

Catfish, Channel, Catfish, Blue

Action: Slow

Baits: Chicken Liver, Shad, Worms

Locations: Coves, Discharge, Docks, Points, Riprap

________________________________________

Tenkiller

Submitted by:

State Game Warden Brady May

Date:

06/03/2019

Lake Elevation:

Rising

Water Temp and Clarity:

Murky

Bass, Largemouth, Bass, Smallmouth, Bass, Spotted

Action: Excellent

Baits: Jigs, Plastics, and Big soft plastic baits with big initial presentation.

Locations: Brush structure, Points, Shorelines, Standing timber, Weed beds, and Primarily flooded timber and points.

Bass, White

Action: Good

Baits: Minnows

Locations: Main lake, and night fishing with lights and minnows.

Additional Information:

As of Monday, June 3, Lake Tenkiller is 24’ above normal and rising with levels expected to be 27’ by the weekend. There are no open Corp ramps and intent anglers are having to use roads to attempt launching with very little parking space. Use extreme caution due to submerged obstacles and unknown road drop offs. For those who manage to get on the water, Black Bass are King in the flooded timber with lots of action on many bait types. Sandbass are schooling at night to submerged lights or lantern fishing. USE EXTREME CAUTION with the current flood stage lake level.

________________________________________

Webbers Falls

Submitted by:

Marvin Stanley

Date:

06/10/2019

Lake Elevation:

Above Average

Water Temp and Clarity:

72 muddy

Catfish, Channel, Catfish, Blue, Catfish, Flathead

Action: Good

Baits: Chicken Liver, Crawfish, Cut Bait, Hair Jigs, Shrimp, Sunfish, Worms

Locations: Below the dam, Shorelines

Additional Information:

Boaters should continue to use extreme caution on Webber Falls. Do to the record flooding there is a heavy load of debris in the river and most all channel markers are no longer in the correct placement. These hazards will be present for the for seeable future. Boat ramps are starting to reopen at this time. Contact the Corp. Of Engineers for the most current openings.

________________________________________

John covers news and sports for the Wagoner County American-Tribune. Phone: 918-485-5505