Elevation above normal, water 69 and murky. For current elevation conditions go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/EUFA.lakepage.html. White bass excellent on jigs, minnows and small lures in coves, around points and sandbars. Blue and channel catfish good on live shad, shad and worms below the dam and along the dam. Large-mouth bass fair on Alabama rigs, crickets, small lures and worms along riprap, rocks, standing timber and in coves.
Shane Laughlin of Eufaula has been successful at several noodling contests on Lake Eufaula and throughout oklahoma. COURTESY
A fishing guide who normally gives clients a chance to snag a big Oklahoma paddlefish outdid himself May 23 when he hauled in a 143-pound giant that was certified the official state record for that species, beating the previous record by a whopping 10.5 pounds!
Anglers hoping to introduce someone to the sport of fishing this year have a chance to take them for free June 6-7. Everyone can fish (while practicing social distancing, of course) without a state fishing license on Oklahoma’s Free Fishing Days.
The University of Oklahoma will begin voluntary football workouts in about a month. Facilities will be reopened for them on July 1, the university announced.