CENTRAL

  • Hefner: November 7. Elevation below normal and dropping, water 62-66 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass slow on jigs and shallow running crankbaits at 3-6 ft. along the dam. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on spinnerbaits and lipless baits at 2-10 ft. along the dam and wading points. Channel catfish good on punch bait and cut bait at 15-20 ft. along the west dam area. Blue catfish fair on cut bait at 15-20 ft. along the west dam area. Crappie fir on minnows and jigs at 15-20 ft. along the west dam area. Walleye fair on jerk baits at 2-12 ft. along the rocks at the dam early. Report submitted by Lucky Lure Tackle.

NORTHEAST

  • Birch: November 6. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-12 ft. Report submitted by David Clay, game warden stationed in Osage County.
  • Ft. Gibson: November 5. Elevation normal, water 58 and clear. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 3-15 ft. early and late. Catfish good on juglines and rod-and-reel baited with shad and sunfish drifting the main channel. White bass good on white rattletraps at 3-5 ft. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits at 5-15 ft. Report submitted by Rick Stafford in Wagoner.
  • Grand: November 4. Elevation 2 ft. below normal. Bass fair on rubber worms and crankbaits. Catfish good. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 15-20 ft. Paddlefish fair. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Delaware County.
  • Greenleaf: November 5. Bass good on chatter and lipless rattle baits in red eye, shad and Strike King in shallows while feeding on shad. Crappie good on hand tied hair jigs and minnows. Report submitted by Mike’s Outdoors.
  • Hudson: November 5. Elevation normal. Largemouth bass good on plastic baits and spinnerbaits. White bass good on small lures in the upper end below the dam. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around brush pile areas. Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Rogers and Mayes counties.
  • Keystone: November 6. Elevation 3 ft. below normal, water 59. White bass fair off points. Catfish fair on juglines baited with cut bait. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.
  • Lower Illinois: November 5. Elevation normal, water 48 and clear. Largemouth bass slow on crankbaits at 1-2 ft. all along the river. White bass slow on jigs at 1-4 ft. all along the river. Striped bass slow on trout and shad at 1-3 ft. along the mouth of the river. Channel catfish excellent on cut bait on bottom all along the river. Crappie slow on jigs at 1-3 ft. all along the river. Trout excellent fly fishing the surface, on rooster tails at 1-2 ft. and on Power Bait on bottom from the dam to Gore Landing. Report submitted by D. Tracy, Town of Gore.
  • Oologah: November 4. Elevation 3 1/4 ft. below normal, water upper 60s and murky. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 8-12 ft. around brush piles and standing timber. Blue catfish fair on shad and liver around standing timber in the north end of the lake. White bass fair trolling shad colored crankbaits at 10-15 ft. in near creek channels. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed Rogers County.
  • Pawhuska: November 6. Trout good on Power Bait and Super Dupers. Report submitted by David Clay, game warden stationed in Osage County.
  • Tenkiller: November 6. Elevation 8 ft. below normal, water 66-68 and clear. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on soft plastics, spinnerbaits and crankbaits in shallow water early. Crappie fair on tube jigs at 10-15 ft. in docks or brush. Sunfish good on worms in docks at 15 ft. Report by Monte Brooks, Cookson Village Resort.
  • Webbers Falls: November 5. Bass excellent on square bill crankbaits and spinnerbaits moving off the main river and into creeks while feeding on shad. Striped bass hybrids good on shad imitation baits while chasing shad. Report submitted by Mike’s Outdoors.

NORTHWEST

  • Canton: November 3. Elevation 9 ft. below normal. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs near brush along dam. Report submitted by Mark Walker, game warden stationed in Blaine County.

SOUTHEAST

  • Arbuckle: November 3. Elevation 4 1/2 ft. below normal, water 64 and stained. Algae bloom in backs of creeks and coves in shallow water. Hydrilla beds holding lots of different species of fish. Crappie and white bass hitting the small grub/jigs. Bass being caught on fluke and crankbaits around the hydrilla beds and on crankbaits in shad patterns, shakey head worms and jigs along bluff banks and up creek arms. Crappie slow around docks and fair on minnows or chartreuse/white jigs. White bass being caught on rattletraps, long johns and small crankbaits at 12-15 ft. Sunfish slow on flies near the shores. Report submitted by Jack Melton.
  • Blue River: November 7. Elevation normal, water 55 and clear. Trout excellent on Power Bait, salmon eggs and small in-line spinnerbaits. Fly fishing excellent on woolly buggers, copper johns and San Juan worms. Smallmouth and spotted bass good on small crankbaits and soft plastics in larger pools. Catfish good on stinkbait and minnows fished in larger holes around current. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.
  • Broken Bow: November 4. Elevation normal, water 67 and clear. Smallmouth and spotted bass good on soft plastics around cover in deeper pools and around waterfalls. Channel catfish good on chicken liver and stinkbait around current in larger deeper holes. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.
  • Eufaula: November 4. Elevation below normal, water clear. Largemouth bass fair on plastic baits and crankbaits along rocky areas and points. Blue catfish good on shad along shallow flats. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around boat docks, riprap and standing timber. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.
  • Konawa: November 4. Elevation 1 ft. below normal, water 62 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and spinnerbaits at 5-10 ft. around points and weed beds. Report submitted by Daryl Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.
  • Lower Mountain Fork: November 4. Flies that are now working: Chernobyl Ant size 6, Grasshopper, size 10, Crackle Back size 16, Griffith’s gnat size 24, Yellow soft hackle size 20 and Flashback pheasant tail size 16. Report submitted by Jesse King, Owner, Three Rivers Fly Shop.
  • McGee Creek: Nov. 4. Elevation 6 1/4 ft. below normal, water 68 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on Carolina-rigged soft plastic baits along shallow drop-offs. Crappie fair on minnows 12-20 ft. over cedar brush piles at creek channels.
  • Pine Creek: November 4. Elevation below normal, water clear. Bass good on jigs near creek channels. Catfish good on chicken liver. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.
  • Robert S. Kerr: November 6. Bass fair on crankbaits and stick baits off points and along creek channels. Crappie fair around deeper submerged brush. White and striped bass good on minnows and shad crankbaits up river in deeper holes and around rock ledges. Channel and blue catfish excellent on trotlines and juglines baited with cut bait at 12-20 ft. close to creek and river channels. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Haskell County.
  • Sardis: November 3. Elevation 1 1/4 ft. below normal, water 59. Largemouth bass good on stick baits and crankbaits at 6-8 ft. White bass good trolling. Channel and blue catfish good on cut bait. Flathead catfish good on live bait. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 6-14 ft. Walleye fair to good trolling jigs at 12-14 ft. along the rocks. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.
  • Texoma: November 4. Elevation 5 1/3 ft. below normal, water 68 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair to good on plastic worms, crankbaits and spinnerbaits at 10-20 ft. in the creeks. Striped and white bass fair to good on live bait, surface lures and sassy shad at 10-30 ft. from Alberta Creek to Caney Creek. Channel and blue catfish fair to good at 10-20 ft. from the Washita River to Platter Flats. Crappie fair to good on minnows and jigs at 5-15 ft. around underwater brush. Sunfish fair to good on worms and small tube jigs at 5-10 ft. on the fishing docks. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.
  • Wister: November 4. Elevation 1/2 ft. below normal, water murky. Largemouth bass fair on 12-inch black plastic worms and good on silver crankbaits. Crappie fair on white tail grubs at 15-20 ft. Catfish fair on juglines and trotlines with cut bait and liver. Report submitted by Randy Fennell, game warden stationed in LeFlore County.

SOUTHWEST

  • Altus-Lugert: November 4.Elevation 26 1/2 ft. below normal and falling. Striped bass hybrids being caught but are too small to keep.. No trout season at Quartz Mountain due to Golden Algae fish kills in February and March. Report submitted by Sue Hokanson, Quartz Mountain Nature Park.
  • Ellsworth: November 4. Elevation 12 ft. below normal, water murky. Blue catfish fair on cut bait off rocky points. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.
  • Foss: November 6. Elevation 11 1/3 ft. below normal with gates closed, water upper 60s and clear. Striped bass hybrids good on slabs in deep water. Walleye fair on live bait. Crappie slow on small jigs around marina. Catfish fair with dough bait or stinkbait. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House.
  • Lawtonka: November 4. Elevation 3 ft. below normal, water clear. White bass fair on minnows and spinnerbaits at the pipeline morning and evening. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.

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