OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Here are the conditions at Oklahoma lakes as reported Wednesday, April 14, by the state Department of Wildlife Conservation and lake rangers.

CENTRAL

Arcadia: April 12. Elevation: normal, water 61. Crappie good on minnows and chartreuse jigs at 8-12 ft. and beginning to move up in the shallows. Largemouth bass fair on slow moving swim baits and crankbaits at 6-12 ft. off rocky points. White bass fair on grubs in the lower Deep Fork between Memorial Road and the Turnpike early and late. Channel and blue catfish fair to good on whole and cut shad and punchbaits near the dam and on rocky points. Report submitted by Mark Murray, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County. April 9. Elevation above normal. Blue catfish fair to good on rooster tails at 7-11 ft. near the dam early and late. Crappie fair to good on soft plastics at 9-12 ft. near the dam and crappie dock at night. All other fishing fair. Report submitted by Linnie Mason, gate attendant.

Hefner: April 14. Elevation normal, water clear. Largemouth bass good on lizards and crawdads shallow at cuts in the lake. Smallmouth bass good on lizards, crawdads and crankbaits shallow at cuts in the lake. White bass good on lipless baits shallow around points. Striped bass hybrids fair. Channel catfish fair on punchbaits at 6-12 ft. along windy banks. Blue catfish fair on cut baits at 12-25 ft. Crappie good on minnows and jigs along shorelines. Walleye good on grubs and sassy shad shallow off points early and late. Report submitted by Lucky Lure Tackle.

Overholser: April 12. Elevation 1 1/2 ft. below normal, water 65 and murky. White bass slow to fair. Striped bass hybrids slow to fair. Crappie slow to fair on grubs, minnows, plastic lures and jigs off rocks on the east and west side and off the jetty on the east side. Report submitted by Joey Rushing, game warden stationed in Canadian and Oklahoma counties.

Thunderbird: April 11. Elevation is 1/2 ft. above normal, water 53 and clear. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 4-6 ft. around brush piles and structure. Largemouth bass fair to good on tandem spinnerbaits with black and yellow skirts in coves on structure at 3-4 ft. of water. Report submitted by Tony Woodruff, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.

Wes Watkins: April 11. Elevation is normal, water 65-68 and clear. Largemouth bass good on plastic worms and spinnerbaits. White bass fair. Crappie fair on minnows. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed in Pottawatomie County.

NORTHEAST

Bell Cow: April 9. Elevation normal, water 62 and muddy. Largemouth bass good on small crankbaits. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 7-10 ft. around docks. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.

Carl Blackwell: April 12. Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water 62 and muddy. Crappie good on minnows and jigs 7-8 ft. Saugeye good on jigs and crankbaits. Catfish good on all baits. Report submitted by Jon Cunningham, game warden stationed in Payne County.

Copan: April 11. Elevation normal. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at Copan point and Cotton Creek and in areas with submerged structure. Blue catfish fair on cut shad. Channel catfish fair below the dam. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Ft Gibson: April 11. Elevation 1/2 ft. above normal and steady, water 54. White bass excellent on white curl tail jigs, white rooster tails and jigs in all the creeks and the river leading into the lake north of Chouteau Bend Recreation Area. Crappie excellent on minnows and jigs at 2-5 ft. along the banks and riprap around the bridges and structure. Largemouth bass slow on spinnerbaits and crankbaits at 5-15 ft. Catfish fair on night crawlers, cut shad and shrimp in the creek channels. Report submitted by Rick Stafford in Wagoner.

Grand: April 13. Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water 64 and clear to murky. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits and worms in green and red, and black and blue at 5-10 ft. White bass excellent on rooster tails and grubs in white and chartreuse in Spring River and Elk River. Catfish good on shad, night crawlers, brooders, shrimp, liver and Secret 7 dip bait at 30 ft. along bluffs, channels and rivers. Crappie excellent on Bobby Garland lures, Grandpa’s jigs, minnows, shiners, rosy reds and tube skirts around docks, bridges and brush piles. Paddlefish excellent from Sailboat Bridge to Miami on the Neosho River. Report submitted by Grand Lake Sports Center.

Greenleaf: April 12. Elevation normal, water 55 and clear. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits and crankbaits along shorelines, creek channels and rocky points. Catfish good on fresh cut bait on bottom. Crappie good on minnows and green, yellow or red jigs at 6-12 ft. around fishing dock and brush structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

Lower Illinois: April 12. Elevation normal, water 48 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits at 1-3 ft. in coves and backwater. 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 slow 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 on power bait on bottom above Gore Landing.

Oologah: April 11. Elevation 1 ft. above normal and falling, water mid to upper 50s and murky. White bass fair in Verdigris River and Big Creek above the lake on jigs. Crappie fair at 10 ft around standing timber in creeks around the lake. Channel and blue catfish fair on shad on flats near the main river channel 20 ft.

Sooner: April 12. Bass good on minnows along Hwy 15. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on sassy shad and live shad. Catfish fair on cut bait and live bait in the channels. Crappie good on minnows and jigs along Hwy 15. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.

Spavinaw: April 14. Elevation slightly above normal, water 61 and dingy. Largemouth good on spinnerbaits. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around the dam area. Report submitted by Dwight Moore, City of Tulsa.

Webbers Falls: April 12. Elevation 2 ft. above normal, water 55 and murky. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits, crankbaits and jig and worm in creek channels and riprap. Catfish good on fresh cut bait drift fishing and on the mud flats on bottom. Crappie good on minnows and purple or black jigs around bridges and brush structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

SOUTHEAST

Arbuckle: April 10. Elevation 10 inches below normal, water 56-61 and stained. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around docks, starting to move to shallow. White bass being caught on rattletraps and wiggle tailed grubs up creeks. Bass being caught on Carolina-rigged lizards, jerk baits and spinnerbaits at 4-15 ft. water. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: April 13. Elevation normal, water 62 and clear. Bass fair on minnows and flies. Channel catfish fair to good on liver, worms and stinkbait. Report submitted by Charles Baker, technician at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Broken Bow: April 11. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits, worms and crankbaits moving into the shallows. Catfish good on juglines and trotlines with cut bait. Crappie good on minnows and jigs with bobbers in the shallows around structure, banks and coves. Walleye good on good on crawdad colored crankbaits off points and rocky islands. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: April 10. Elevation 1/2 ft. above normal, water clear in the east and murky in the west. Largemouth bass good on jerk baits and plastic baits at 1-5 ft. in rocky areas and brush. White bass good on small jigs and spinnerbaits at 2-4 ft. in feeder creeks. Blue catfish fair on shad at 4-10 ft. in shallow flats. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 1-6 ft. in areas with brush or rocks along the bank. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo Lake: April 11. Elevation normal. Largemouth bass good on soft plastics and spinnerbaits at 2-4 ft. near brush. Crappie good on minnows and jigs in shallow water around button brush. Blue catfish and crappie good below the dam. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw County.

Konawa: April 13. Elevation normal, water 62 and clear. Largemouth bass good on plastic baits at 3-8 ft. along weed beds and road beds. White bass good on minnows and jigs at 15 ft. in the discharge canal. Channel catfish good on shad at 5-15 ft. along points and discharge canal. Report by Daryl Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

McGee Creek: April 11. Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water 62 and clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 16-25 ft. off creek channels around submerged brush. Largemouth bass fair to good on dark colored soft plastic lures at 3-10 ft. Report submitted by Larry Luman, game warden stationed in Atoka County.

Murray: April 13. Elevation normal, water 59 and clear to murky in the north end. Largemouth bass good. Smallmouth bass fair. Channel catfish being caught. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs. Walleye good on minnows and jigs off the dam before dark. Report submitted by Jeremy Brothers, game warden stationed in Carter County.

Pine Creek: April 11. Elevation normal, water murky. Crappie great on jigs in 2-5 ft around brush. Bass good on crankbaits at 6-8 ft. near rocky structures. Catfish fair on bait shrimp and cut shad fished near brush. White bass good on white rooster tails in the upper river channel. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden Stationed in McCurtain County.

Robert S. Kerr: April 12. Elevation normal, water 67 and murky. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 2-5 ft. along the shorelines. Catfish fair on juglines with fresh shad or cut bait and drift fishing. White bass fair on jigs and minnows in the upper San Bois Creek channels. Bass fair on rubber and soft baits in creek channels. Report submitted by Leland Sockey, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: April 10. Elevation normal, water 62 and murky. Bass good on soft baits, plastic baits and spinnerbaits. White bass good in creeks and mouths of creeks. Channel catfish good on worms and cut bait. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 4-6 ft. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: April 11. Elevation 1 ft. below normal, water 57 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on plastic combination baits at 5-15 ft. around underwater structure. Striped and white bass good on live bait and sassy shad at 10-20 ft. off the points and in river channels. Channel and blue catfish good on stinkbait and cut shad at 10-20 ft. from Platter Flats to the north and in the Washita River arm. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 5-15 ft. around underwater brush piles in the creeks. Sunfish good on worms around the fishing docks. Paddlefish good below the dam. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: April 11. Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water 54 and murky. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits, worms and jigs. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 15-25 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.

SOUTHWEST

Altus-Lugert: April 11. Elevation 14 ft. below normal and rising slowly. Walleye good. Crappie fair to good on minnows. White bass fair to good on minnows off points near dam. Report submitted by Sue Hokanson, Quartz Mountain State Park.

Ellsworth: April 11. Elevation above normal, water murky. Crappie fair to good on minnows and jigs at Ralph’s Resort and Tony Creek. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.

Foss: April 12. Elevation 1/2 ft. below normal with one gate open, water mid 50s and clear. Crappie good on live bait around marina area. Walleye fair on live bait near rocks on dam. White bass slow in river. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House.

Ft. Cobb: April 8. Elevation normal and water 58 and clear. Crappie slow on minnows and jigs around docks and brush piles. Striped bass hybrids slow to fair on crawfish tails off windy points. Catfish slow to fair on cut baits. Report submitted by James L. Edwards Jr., game warden stationed in Caddo County.

Lawtonka: April 11. Elevation above normal, water clear. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at the dam. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.

Tom Steed: April 13. Elevation 3 ft. below normal, water 52 and murky. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on large minnows and crawdads off points. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-15 ft. near the dam and fair on minnows and jigs at 5-8 ft. in Otter and Glenn Creeks. Walleye fair on roadrunners off the old highway. Report submitted by David Smith, game warden stationed in Kiowa County.

Waurika: April 12. Elevation slightly above normal, water 70 and murky. Striped bass hybrids good on white sassy shad and crawdad tails along the dam, windy shorelines and points. Blue catfish good on cut shad and stinkbaits along windy shorelines and points. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 2-6 ft. along fishing docks over brush and off rocks in Walker Creek and Corum Bridge early and late. Report submitted by Vince Mesis, game warden stationed in Cotton County.

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