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Fort Gibson: June 18. Elevation 25 ft. above normal, water 78. Blue catfish fair on shad below the dam. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Rick Stafford, Wagoner.
Grand: June 18. Elevation above normal, water 75 and stained. 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. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around brush structure, creek channels and docks. White bass good on minnows and jigs around brush structure, creek channels, Elk River and Duck Creek. Blue catfish fair on shad along shallows and standing timber. Report submitted by Marni Loftis, game warden stationed in Delaware County.
Greenleaf: June 18. Elevation normal, water 78 and clear. Largemouth bass good on Alabama rigs, buzz baits, flukes, jerk baits, plastic baits, spinnerbaits and tube jigs around brush structure, in coves, creek channels, docks, riprap, rocks, shallows, shorelines, standing timber and weed beds. Report submitted by Marvin Stanley, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.
Hudson: June 21. Elevation above normal, water lower 70s and muddy. Blue and channel catfish good on cut bait, shad and stinkbait along flats and main lake. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on crankbaits and topwater in the main lake and below the dam. Largemouth bass slow on crankbaits and plastic baits in coves and brush structure. Report submitted by Kody Moore, game warden stationed in Mayes County.
Keystone: June 20. Elevation above normal, water muddy. Blue catfish fair on cut bait below the dam. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.
Lower Illinois: June 21. Elevation above normal, water 60 and clear. Trout good on in-line PowerBait and worms below the dam and Eddies. Release above average due to high water. Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche, game warden stationed in Sequoyah County.
Tenkiller: June 17. Elevation rising, water murky in the upper end and clear in the lower end. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass excellent on buzz baits, jigs, plastic baits, spinnerbaits and topwater lures around brush structure, shorelines, standing timber and weed beds. White bass good on jigs and minnows in the main lake at night with lanterns. Channel, blue and flathead catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait, live bait, shad and sunfish in the main lake and along shorelines. Report submitted by Brady May, game warden stationed in Cherokee County.
Webbers Falls: June 18. Elevation above normal, water stained. 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 foreseeable future. Boat ramps are starting to reopen at this time. Contact the Corp. Of Engineers for the most current openings. Largemouth bass slow on Alabama rigs, buzz baits, flukes, plastic baits and spinnerbaits along shorelines. Channel, blue and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, crawfish, cut bait, dough bait, goldfish, live shad, punch bait, shad, stinkbait, sunfish and worms below the dam, along channels, riprap, river channel, river mouth, shorelines and spillway. Report submitted by Marvin Stanley, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.
Eufaula: June 21. Elevation dropping, water 77 and murky. Blue and channel catfish fair on cut bait, dough bait, hotdogs and shad in channels, main lake and riprap. White and striped bass fair using flukes, jerkbait, sassy shad, small lures and spinnerbaits below the dam, channels, coves, river mouth and sand bar. Report submitted by Jake Bersche, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.
Robert S. Kerr: June 21. Elevation normal, water murky. Blue, channel and flathead catfish good on chicken liver, cut bait, punch bait, dough bait, live bait, live shad, shad, stinkbait and sunfish along channels, flats, river channel, inlet, and river mouth. Largemouth and spotted bass fair on crankbaits, lipless baits, plastics, rogues and tube jigs in creek channels, points, riprap and coves. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Haskell County.
Deer: Archery: Oct. 1 to Jan. 15; Youth gun: Oct. 18 to Oct. 20; Adult gun: Nov. 23 to Dec. 8; Muzzleloader deer: Oct. 26 to Nov. 3.
Dove: Sept. 1 to Oct. 31 and Dec. 1 to Dec. 29
Duck: Zone 1, Oct. 26 to Dec. 1 and Dec. 14 to Jan. 26; Zone 2, Nov. 2 to Dec. 1 and Dec. 14 to Jan. 26; Panhandle, Oct. 12 to Jan. 8. Youth waterfowl: Oct. 5 and Feb. 1, all areas.
May-summer — Greenleaf Bass Jackpot, 7-11 p.m. Fridays, $40 per boat. More info at @greenleafmarina on Facebook.
Sept. 7 —Hunter Education Course, Fort Gibson High Schoo, 500 Ross Ave. Register now at wildlifedepartment.com.
Greenleaf Bass Jackpot
1. Kasey Moreland & Shannon Harris (12.05 lbs)
2. Bill Shores & Myles Jones (10.28 lbs)
3. Charlie Orick & Douglas Roberts (9.84 lbs)
Big bass: Charlie Orick & Douglas Roberts (3.69 lbs)
FLW T-H Marine BFL Okie Division, rescheduled from Fort Gibson to Broken Bow (89 entries)
1. John Bowling, Broken Bow, 19-8, $4,440.
2. Brandon Snow, Broken Bow, 15-4, $1,773.
3. Chris Jones, Bokoshe, 13-8, $1,281.
11. Ed Barton, Vian, 11-10, $357.
24. Sean McAllister, Checotah, 9-13.