OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Here are the conditions at Oklahoma lakes as reported Wednesday, April 21, by the state Department of Wildlife Conservation and lake rangers.

CENTRAL

Thunderbird: April 20. Elevation normal, water 55 and clear. Largemouth bass good on tandem spinnerbaits in coves on moss beds. Crappie good to excellent on minnows and jigs at 3-6 ft. around structure, moving to shallow water. Saugeye good on sassy shad and medium-diving crankbaits at 7-10 ft. around points. Report submitted by Tony Woodruff, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.

Wes Watkins: April 18. Elevation above normal and rising, water 62-64 and clear on east side and murky on west side. Crappie fair on minnows. White bass good on soft rubber baits. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits near shoreline. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed in Pottawatomie County.

NORTHEAST

Copan: April 18. Elevation slightly above normal, water clear. Crappie good on minnows and jigs in shallow areas as they begin to spawn. Many anglers are reporting large stringers of fish in Cotton Creek. Channel catfish being caught on worms and chicken livers below the dam. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Ft. Gibson: April 19. Elevation 1 3/4 ft. below normal, water 54 and clear. White bass excellent on white grubs and rattletraps in the main river from Chouteau Bend north. Be careful of low water conditions with lots of trees and stumps present in the river. Largemouth bass excellent on spinnerbaits and crankbaits all over the lake in shallow water. Crappie good on minnows and jigs in shallows next to the banks. Report submitted by Rick Stafford in Wagoner.

Greenleaf: April 19. Elevation normal, water 55 and clear. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits, crankbaits and jig and worm along creek channels, rocky points and shorelines. Catfish good on fresh cut bait on bottom. Crappie good on minnows and green, yellow and red jigs around fishing docks and brush structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

Hudson: April 19. Elevation normal, water 61 and murky. Largemouth bass good on plastic baits and spinnerbaits. White bass good on small lures and minnows in the upper end in mouths of creeks and tributaries. Paddlefish good in the upper end. Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Rogers and Mayes counties.

Lower Illinois: April 19. Elevation normal, water 53 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits at 1-2 ft. along weed beds and coves. White bass fair on jigs at 1-4 ft. all along the river. Channel catfish good on cut bait on bottom all along the river. Crappie fair on jigs at 1-4 ft. all along the river. Trout excellent on flies at the surface, on rooster tails at 1-2 ft. and power bait on bottom above Gore Landing. Report submitted by D. Tracy, Town of Gore.

Sooner: April 19. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on live shad and sassy shad. Crappie good on minnows and jigs along Hwy 15. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.

SOUTHEAST

Arbuckle: April 17. Elevation 1 ft. below normal, water 61-66 and clear except in upper creeks. Crappie being caught on cork and small jigs in shallows. White bass being caught on wiggle tail grubs and rattletraps up creek. Bass being caught on spinnerbaits jerk baits and soft plastic worms in shallows. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: April 20. Elevation normal, water 56 and murky. Channel catfish excellent on crawdads and minnows in deeper pools. Bass good on jigs and spinnerbaits around sand bars and waterfalls. Flathead catfish fair on live sunfish around structure in deeper pools. Trout fair on power bait and in-line spinnerbaits around waterfalls and current. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Broken Bow: April 18. Water mid 50s and clear. Largemouth bass being caught on spinnerbaits and crankbaits in the shallows. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 4-5 ft. along banks, rocky points and structure. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: April 18. Elevation normal, water clear. Largemouth bass good on jerk baits and plastic baits at 1-6 ft. in rocky areas. White bass good on jigs below the dam in running water. Blue catfish fair on shad at 3-10 ft. on flats. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 1-6 ft. along banks, brushy areas and rocky areas. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: April 18. Elevation normal, temp 57. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 2-4 ft. around brush. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits and soft plastics in shallow water around brush. Catfish good on cut bait and sunfish in the main lake river channel. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw County.

Konawa: April 19. Elevation 1/2 ft. above normal, water 60 and clear. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits at 5-8 ft. along the points and roadbeds. Channel catfish good on shad and chicken liver at 5-10 ft. along the dam and in the coves. White bass good on minnows and jigs at 15 ft. in the discharge canal. Report by Daryl Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

McGee Creek: April 18. Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water 65 and clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 3-6 ft. along button brush. Largemouth bass good on watermelon colored soft plastic lures and yellow and black spinnerbaits at 2-6 ft. Channel catfish fair on juglines and trotlines with live bait. Report submitted by Larry Luman, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Murray: April 20. Water 59 and clear to muddy in the north end. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good. White bass fair trolling on crankbaits and jigs in the Martins Landing area. Channel catfish being caught on stinkbait, liver and worms in the north end. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs. Walleye good on minnows and jigs near the dam before dark. Report submitted by Jeremy Brothers, game warden stationed in Carter County.

Pine Creek: April 18. Elevation normal, water murky. Crappie excellent on white mini-king spinnerbaits at 4 ft. near gravel or rocky points. Bass great on baby brush hawgs near timber. Catfish fair on liver. White bass fair on crankbaits near the mouths of creeks. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: April 18. Elevation normal, water 71 and murky. Largemouth bass good on soft plastic baits. White bass fair on minnows and jigs in the upper San Bois Creek channel. Catfish good on juglines and trotlines with shad and cut bait. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 2-5 ft. along shorelines. Report submitted by Leland Sockey, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: April 18. Elevation normal, water 64 and murky. Bass good on spinnerbaits, plastic worms, plastic baits and swim baits. Channel catfish good on cut bait and minnows. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 6-8 ft. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: April 18. Elevation normal, water 60 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair to good on plastic combination baits from 10-20 ft. deep along the points and creek channels. Striped and white bass fair to good on live bait and deep diving lures at 10-20 ft. around the points and river channels. Channel and blue catfish fair to good on cut bait, stinkbait and worms at 5-15 ft. deep from Platter Flats north to the Washita River. Crappie fair to good on minnows and jigs at 5-10 ft. in Rock, Kansas, Widow Moore and Little Glasses creeks. Sunfish fair to good on worms around the fishing docks. Paddlefish fair to good below the dam. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: April 18. Elevation normal, water 58 and murky. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits, worms and jigs. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 2-5 ft. around structure. White bass good on white roadrunners in the upper Poteau River. Channel catfish good on juglines with cut shad and liver. Flathead catfish fair on live sunfish. Report submitted by Randy Fennell, game warden stationed in LeFlore County.

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