OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Here are the conditions at Oklahoma lakes as reported Wednesday, April 7, by the state Department of Wildlife Conservation and lake rangers.

CENTRAL

Hefner: April 7. Elevation above normal and rising, water 55-60 and clear to murky. Largemouth bass good on jigs and crankbaits shallow near rocky banks. Smallmouth bass good on stick baits and crankbaits shallow near rocky banks. White bass good on sassy shad shallow. Striped bass hybrids fair. Channel catfish good on cut baits along windy banks. Blue catfish good on cut baits deep. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 6-8 ft. Walleye good on stick baits and grubs shallow at night and off points. Report submitted by Lucky Lure Tackle.

Overholser: April 5. White bass slow to fair on jigs on the west side along north and south facing points depending on the wind. Crappie slow to fair on jigs at 2-6 ft. on the east side. Report submitted by Joey Rushing, game warden stationed in Canadian and Oklahoma counties.

Thunderbird: April 4. Elevation 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 in coves on tandem spinnerbaits with black and yellow skirts at 3-4 ft. around structure. Report submitted by Tony Woodruff, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.

Wes Watkins: April 5. Elevation normal, water 62 and clear. Largemouth bass good on white spinnerbaits at 1-4 ft. White bass good on soft plastic shad-looking lures. Crappie fair on minnows. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed in Pottawatomie County.

NORTHEAST

Birch: April 5. Elevation normal, water 55 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on plastic worms and spinnerbaits. White bass good below the dam. Crappie good on minnows and jigs all around the lake. Report submitted by David Clay, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Carl Blackwell: April 5. Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water 57 and muddy. Crappie good on minnows and jigs. Saugeye good jigs and crankbaits shallow. Striped bass hybrids good on minnows and jigs. Catfish good on cut bait and minnows. Report submitted by Jon Cunningham, game warden stationed in Payne County.

Ft. Gibson: April 4. Elevation 1/2 ft. above normal, water 52 and stained. White bass excellent on white grubs and jigs bouncing the bottom with the current up the river and in the creeks. Crappie good to excellent on minnows and jigs along the banks and in shallow. Largemouth bass being caught on spinnerbaits and crankbaits, they have moved into the shallower areas and are staging for spawn. Catfish good on night crawlers and cut baits in the creeks and below the dam. Report submitted by Rick Stafford in Wagoner, Ok.

Greenleaf: April 5. Elevation normal, water 55 and clear. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits and spinnerbaits around rocky points, creek channels and shorelines. Catfish good on fresh cut bait on bottom. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 6-12 ft. around brush structure and fishing dock. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

Hudson: April 5. Elevation 1 1/2 ft. above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass fair to good on crankbaits. White bass good on minnows and small lures in the upper end. Crappie fair to good on minnows and jigs in coves and brush piles. Paddlefish fair to good in the upper end. Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Rogers and Mayes counties.

Hulah: April 4. Elevation normal. Crappie being caught at 6-12 ft. near submerged structure in shallow creeks entering the lake. Blue catfish being caught on cut shad. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Keystone: April 6. Elevation above normal, water 56 and murky. White bass good on minnows and split tails in creeks. Striped bass fair on spinnerbaits and bucktails below the dam. Channel catfish good on juglines with shad and secret seven in the lake. Blue catfish good on goldfish and shad in the lake and below the dam. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 4 ft. in coves and docks. Paddle fish fair on 12 treble hooks below the dam and Cimarron River. Report submitted by Woody’s Bait and Tackle.

Lower Illinois: April 5. Elevation below normal, water 49 and clear. Largemouth bass slow on small jigs at 1-3 ft. in the coves. Spotted bass fair on jigs at 3-5 ft. in coves and back water. White bass slow on jigs at 1-5 ft. all along the river. Channel catfish fair on cut bait on bottom all along the river. Crappie fair on jigs at 1-5 ft. all along the river. Trout excellent on flies on the surface, rooster tails at 1-2 ft. and power bait on bottom above Gore Landing. Report submitted by D. Tracy, Town of Gore.

Skiatook: April 5. Elevation 3/4 ft. above normal, water mid to low 50s and clear. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits in backs of coves. White bass good on white grubs and white rooster tails in Hominy Creek. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 5-10 ft. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Sooner: April 5. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on sassy sad and topwater lures. Catfish fair to good on cut bait and live bait around points. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush piles. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.

Spavinaw: April 6. Elevation slightly above normal, water 57 and dingy. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around the dam area. Report submitted by Dwight Moore, City of Tulsa.

Tenkiller: April 5. Elevation 4 3/4 ft. above normal and steady, water 59 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits or finesse worms on shaky head jigs at 4 ft. Crappie slow in coves and around docks or brush. White bass good on jigs and spinnerbaits in coves with running water and in the Horseshoe Bend area. Report by Monte Brooks, Cookson Village Resort.

Webbers Falls: April 5. Elevation 3 ft. above normal, water 55 and murky. Largemouth bass fair on jigs, worms, crankbaits and spinnerbaits in creek channels and riprap. Catfish good on fresh cut bait on bottom in mud flats. Crappie good on minnows and purple, red, green or yellow jigs at 6-12 ft. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

SOUTHEAST

Arbuckle: April 3. Elevation 8 inches below normal, water stained. Crappie being caught on minnows and small chartreuse jigs around docks and brush piles. White bass being caught on wiggle tail grubs up creeks. Bass slow on crankbaits, jerk baits and shaky-head jigs. Report submitted by Jack Melton.

Blue River: April 6. Elevation slightly above normal, water 57 and clear. Bass slow to fair on minnows and flies. Catfish fair on liver and worms. Trout slow to fair on power bait, mealworms, rooster tails and super dupers. Report submitted by Charles Baker, technician at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.

Broken Bow: April 4. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on flukes at 5-6 ft. around structure. White bass being caught on inline spinnerbaits and twirl tail grubs in white, yellow and chartreuse in the Mt. Fork River. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 4-5 ft. around structure. Walleye fair on rogues and witches brew grubs around points and upper end of the lake. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Eufaula: April 4. Elevation 1 1/2 ft. above normal, water clear in east and murky in west. Largemouth bass good on jerk baits and plastic lures at 1-6 ft. in rocky areas. White bass good on small spinnerbaits and jigs in feeder creeks. Blue catfish fair on shad at 6-10 ft. drifting the flats. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 2-8 ft. near banks and in deeper water. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.

Hugo: April 4. Elevation normal, water 53. Crappie good on minnows around the brush and along the creek channels. White bass good on spinnerbaits and jigs at the first two shoals above Rattan Landing. Catfish good on cut bait below the dam. Largemouth bass fair to good on spinnerbaits and lizards around the button brush. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw County.

Konawa: April 6. Elevation normal, water 62 and clear. Largemouth bass good on plastic worms at 2-5 ft. along the weed beds and cattails. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on jigs and shad 10-15 ft. in the discharge canal. Channel catfish fair on cut bait at 5-8 ft. along points. Report submitted by Daryl E. Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.

McGee Creek: April 4. Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water 61 and clear. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 16-25 ft., best off of 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 7. Water 53 and clear. Largemouth bass slow. White bass good in the northeast area of the lake around Martin’s Landing on jigs, minnows and crankbaits. Crappie fair in minnows and jigs close to the banks. Walleye good on jigs and minnows late evening around the dam. Report submitted by Jeremy Brothers, game warden stationed in Carter County.

Pine Creek: April 4. Elevation above normal, water murky. Crappie excellent on jigs at 4-6 ft around brush. Bass good on crankbaits at 6-8 ft. near rocky structures. Catfish fair on bait shrimp and cut shad 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 5. Largemouth bass fair. White bass fair. Catfish good on fresh shad with juglines and poles. Crappie good on minnows in Big San Bois Creek area. Report submitted by Leland Sockey, game warden stationed in Haskell County.

Sardis: April 5. Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water 54-56. Bass good on spinnerbaits and plastic lures. White bass good on minnows and jigs. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs. Report submitted by Dane Polk, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.

Texoma: April 4. Elevation normal, water 52 and clear south and murky north. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on plastic combination baits at 10-15 ft. in the creek channels. Striped and white bass good on live bait and sassy shad at 10-20 ft. in the river channels and points. Channel and blue catfish fair to good on cut shad and stinkbait from Platter Flats to the north to the Washita River. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 5-10 ft. around the fishing docks with brush and Widow Moore, Kansas, upper Rock, and Little Glass’s creeks. Paddlefish fair to good below the dam. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.

Wister: April 4. Elevation 3 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 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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