It’s finally starting to happen. The water temps are up to 50 degrees and the bait and fish are starting to move up into the shallow water flats that are being warmed by the sun. Good reports of warmer water and signs of more baitfish out on the flats is all it takes to get…

 

It’s mid March and the Paddlefish are staging for their up river spawning run in the upper end of Ft. Gibson Lake. Recently we’ve had a few trips there and have caught severl fish per trip. Average size this time of year is the 40 pound range. The Paddlefish fishing will continue to get better…

 

Friday at Skiatook lake was a beautiful day but alas it was still a bit early in the season for Hybrid fishing. It was spring break and school was out. We fished from the Ski Pond up to Bull Creek with very little result. We ended the day with one Small Mouth Bass and one…

 

What a difference a day makes. Tuesday at Ft. Gibson was very windy to start out but calmed down nicely as the day went on. The Paddlefish were really stacked up in a couple of deep holes and out of the wind in slack water. We hooked several with the biggest in the 50 lb….

 

I don’t think conditions could have been worse. It was cold, rainy and sleeting at the end. We barely made it for 2 hours. We never did locate the fish and called it a day after a couple of hours.

 

This was our first outing to Skiatook looking for early Spring Hybrids. As usual I was a little early. I had been getting reports of good catches at Skiatook but on this day the bite was non existent. We looked from Tall Chief up to Bull Creek and never found any active feeding fish. Water…