Lake Texoma Fishing Report (Updated Regularly)

By Ray Roman | November 24, 2022

Ready to go fishing on Lake Texoma? Before you head out, check out the lake conditions with our Lake Texoma fishing report. Here you get weekly updates (when possible) on water elevations, water temperature, and clarity. We curate our Lake Texoma fishing report from reliable sources on the Oklahoma and Texas side of the lake.

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Lake Texoma Fishing Report

Lake Texoma Fishing Report For November 20, 2022

Elevation is 3.5 ft. below normal (stable), water temperature 58°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level)

Bass, Striped good on flukes, live shad, plastic baits, slabs around channels, main lake, points, river channel.

Catfish, BlueCatfish, ChannelCatfish, Flathead fair on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, hot dogs, live bait, live shad, punch bait, shad, stinkbait around below the dam, coves, creek channels, docks, points, river channel, river mouth.

Crappie, BlackCrappie, White fair on caddis flies, hair jigs, jigs, minnows, nymphs, powerbait around brush structure, coves, docks, points, rocks, standing timber.

Comments: Fishing this week has been good. Striper are biting very well right now on live shad and deadsticking methods. Catfish are biting on live shad and cut bait. Crappie are biting on minnows and jigs near docks and brush piles

Lake Texoma Fishing Report For October 26, 2022

Here are the highlights of our Lake Texoma fishing report for this week.

  • Water is stained with a water temperature of around 75 degrees.
  • Baitfish are abundant, and the fish are biting.
  • Keep an eye out for birds, as they will lead you to where the fish are.
  • For the shallows, use slabs. Use live bait in 20-30 feet of water.
  • Blue and channel catfish are biting well in 40-60 feet of water.
  • Crappie biting in 15-18 feet of water around the brush. use jigs and minnows.

Report curated from the Oklahoma Wildlife Department. Written by Garrett Beam (Game Warden Bryan County)

Lake Texoma Fishing Report For October 9, 2022

The elevation is two ft. below normal (falling), water temperature is 82°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level)

Bass, Striped fair on live shad, sassy shad, topwater lures around flats, main lake, and points.

Catfish, BlueCatfish, ChannelCatfish, Flathead fair on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, hot dogs, live shad, punch bait, stinkbait around channels, coves, dam, docks, points, river channel.

Crappie, BlackCrappie, White fair on caddis flies, grubs, hair jigs, jigs, minnows, small lures around brush structure, coves, docks, points, rocks, standing timber.

Comments: Fishing this week has been good. Stripers are being caught on live shad. They have been caught near the railroad bridge, Washita point, and platter flats. Blue cats are being caught in rod and reel and jugs on cut bait and live shad in 18-42ft of water near channels. Crappie is being caught in 14-24ft of water. They have been caught on jigs with PowerBait and minnows.

Report curated from the Oklahoma Wildlife Department. Written by Garrett Beam (Game Warden Bryan County)

Lake Texoma Fishing Report For September 25, 2022

The elevation is two ft. below normal (falling), water temperature 84°F, and clear. (USACE Lake Level)

Bass, Striped fair on live shad, sassy shad, slabs around channels, flats, points, river channel.

Catfish, BlueCatfish, ChannelCatfish, Flathead fair on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, live shad, punch bait, stinkbait, sunfish around channels, coves, docks, points, river channel.

Crappie, BlackCrappie, White fair on grubs, hair jigs, jigs, minnows, small lures around brush structure, coves, docks, points, rocks, standing timber.

Comments: Fishing this week has been better. The bite is still tough on some days. Striper are feeling around Washita point, platter flats, and north of the railroad bridge. Live bait is still the best bait right now. Blue cats are caught near the channel oil wells on cut bait and live shad. Crappie are being caught in 11-24ft of water on jigs and minnows.

Report curated from the Oklahoma Wildlife Department. Written by Garrett Beam (Game Warden Bryan County)

Lake Texoma Fishing Report For September 4, 2022

The elevation is normal (rising), water temperature 85°F, and stained. (USACE Lake Level)

Bass, Striped fair on live shad, sassy shad, slabs, topwater lures around below the dam, channels, creek channels, flats, main lake, points, river channel.

Catfish, BlueCatfish, ChannelCatfish, Flathead fair on cut bait, dough bait, live shad, punch bait, shad, stinkbait, sunfish below the dam, channels, docks, points, river mouth.

Crappie, BlackCrappie, White fair on grubs, hair jigs, jigs, minnows around brush structure, coves, docks, points, rocks, standing timber.

Comments: Fishing this week has been about the same. Stripers are feeding around platter flats, Washita point areas. They are feeding on live shad in 20-45ft of water. Catfish are biting on live shad and cut bait in 20-50ft of water. Crappie are biting on jigs and minnows in 12-22ft of water.

Report curated from the Oklahoma Wildlife Department. Written by Garrett Beam (Game Warden Bryan County).

Lake Texoma Fishing Report For August 28, 2022

The elevation is normal (stable), water temperature 84°F, and clear. (USACE Lake Level)

Bass, Striped fair on live shad, sassy shad, topwater lures around channels, flats, points.

Catfish, BlueCatfish, ChannelCatfish, Flathead fair on chicken liver, hot dogs, live shad, punch bait, shad, stinkbait, sunfish below the dam, channels, coves, docks, flats, points, river mouth.

Crappie, BlackCrappie, White fair on grubs, hair jigs, jigs, minnows around brush structure, coves, docks, points, rocks, standing timber.

Comments: Fishing this week has been good. Striper are feeding on live shad near points and channels in 20-40ft of water. Blue cats are being caught in 15-28ft of water on cut bait. Crappie are being caught on hair jigs and minnows in 12-22ft of water.

Report curated from the Oklahoma Wildlife Department. Written by Garrett Beam (Game Warden Bryan County).

Lake Texoma Fishing Report For August 17, 2022

EXCELLENT. Water stained; 88 degrees; 1.78 feet below. Striped bass are good, chasing schools in 30-70 feet of water with slabs and live bait. Report by John Blasingame, Adventure Texoma Outdoors.

Using live shad, striped fishing is excellent in 25-35 feet of water. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs in 10-15 feet of water in the mouths of creeks and main lake structures. Eater-sized channel and blue catfish are excellent on cut shad and punch bait in 40-50 feet of water on main lake ledges.

Largemouth and smallmouth bass are slow off the banks in 10-15 feet of water on rock piles and structures with swimbaits and soft plastic baits.

Curated from Texas Parks and Wildlife reported by Jacob Orr Lake Texoma Guaranteed Guide Service.

Lake Texoma Fishing Report For July 31, 2022

The elevation is normal (stable), water temperature 87°F, and clear. (USACE Lake Level)

Bass, Striped good on Alabama rig, live shad, sassy shad, slabs, topwater lures around dam, flats, main lake, points, river channel.

Catfish, BlueCatfish, ChannelCatfish, Flathead fair on cut bait, dough bait, live shad, punch bait, stinkbait, sunfish around below the dam, channels, coves, docks, points, river mouth.

Crappie, BlackCrappie, White fair on jigs, minnows, powerbait, small lures around brush structure, coves, docks, points, rocks, standing timber.

Comments: Fishing this week has been good. Striper continue to bite well on live shad. They are biting in 25-42ft of water. Blue cats are biting well on live shad and cut bait on juglines and rod and reel. Crappie are biting good on minnows in 14-26ft of water.

Report curated from the Oklahoma Wildlife Department. Written by Garrett Beam (Game Warden Bryan County).

Lake Texoma Fishing Report for July 17th, 2022

Jul 22. The elevation is normal (stable), water temperature 90°F, and clear. (USACE Lake Level)

Bass, Striped good on live shad, topwater lures below the dam, points, river channel.

Bass, SmallmouthCatfish, BlueCatfish, ChannelCatfish, Flathead fair on cut bait, dough bait, goldfish, live shad, punch bait, stinkbait, sunfish around below the dam, channels, coves, docks, points, river mouth.

Crappie, BlackCrappie, White fair on grubs, jigs, minnows, nymphs around brush structure, coves, docks, points, rocks, standing timber.

Comments: Fishing this week has been good. Striper continue to feed very well on live shad near washita point and platter flats areas. Blue cats are being caught on live shad and punch bait in 18-34ft of water. Crappie are being caught on minnows and jigs in 12-23ft of water.

Report curated from the Oklahoma Wildlife Department. Written by Garrett Beam (Game Warden Bryan County).

Lake Texoma Fishing Report for July 17th, 2022

Jul 17. The elevation is normal (stable), water temperature 90°F, and clear. (USACE Lake Level)

Bass, Striped good on live shad, slabs, topwater lures around channels, dam, main lake, and points.

Catfish, BlueCatfish, ChannelCatfish, Flathead fair on live bait, live shad, sunfish below the dam, channels, coves, creek channels, docks, points, and river channel.

Crappie, BlackCrappie, White fair on grubs, jigs, minnows, nymphs around brush structure, channels, coves, discharge, points, rocks, standing timber.

Comments: Fishing this week has been good. Stripers are feeding very well on live shad near platter flats and the Denison Dam. They are also biting on topwater baits right now. Crappies are biting on jigs and power bait and also minnows near brush piles in 12-23ft of water. Blue cats are biting on live shad near river channels.

Report curated from the Oklahoma Wildlife Department. Written by Garrett Beam (Game Warden Bryan County).

Lake Texoma Fishing Report for July 10th, 2022

The elevation is 3 ft. above normal (stable), water temperature 88°F, and clear. (USACE Lake Level)

Bass, Striped good on live shad, topwater lures below the dam, channels, dam, points.

Catfish, BlueCatfish, ChannelCatfish, Flathead fair on cut bait, dough bait, live shad, punch bait, stink bait, sunfish below the dam, channels, coves, docks, points, river channel.

Crappie, BlackCrappie, White fair on hair jigs, jigs, minnows, nymphs around brush structure, channels, coves, docks, points, rocks, standing timber.

Comments: Fishing this week has been great. Striper or being caught near the dam on topwater lures and live shad. They are also being caught near points and river channels. Blue cats are being caught near channels and flat areas on live shad. Crappie are being caught on jigs and minnows on brush structures in 10-24ft of water.

Report submitted by Garrett Beam (Game Warden Bryan County) via the Oklahoma Wildlife Department.

Lake Texoma Fishing Report for July 6th, 2022

EXCELLENT. Water stained; 82 degrees; 1.68 feet above. Hybrid bass are good with topwaters early for big fish, switching to slabs after the fish move down. Some shallow chasing but most catches come in deeper water. Baitfish are out in the open water. Report by John Blasingame, Adventure Texoma Outdoors. This report has been extracted from the report submitted by John Blasingame, Adventure Texoma Outdoors to the TPWD.

Lake Texoma Fishing Report for June 29th, 2022

The fishing conditions are excellent. The water temperature is around 83 degrees and stained. Striped bass fishing is excellent with slabs, live bait, and trolling. For larger fish, target deeper water fishing under the surfacing fish. This report has been extracted from the report submitted by John Blasingame, Adventure Texoma Outdoors to the TPWD.

Lake Texoma Fishing Report for June 15th, 2022

The fishing conditions are excellent. The water temperature is around 73 degrees and stained. Top water fishing is doing incredibly both early in the morning and in the later afternoon. Trolling in deep water is producing large striped bass with swimbait. This report has been extracted from the report submitted by John Blasingame, Adventure Texoma Outdoors to the TPWD.

Lake Texoma Fishing Report for June 6th, 2022

Jun 6. The elevation is 2 ft. below normal (rising), water temperature 71°F, and stained. (USACE Lake Level)

Bass, Striped good on live bait, live shad, plastic baits, sassy shad, and topwater lures around channels, coves, creek channels, flats, and points.

Catfish, Blue fair on cut bait, dough bait, goldfish, hot dogs, live shad, punch bait, shad, stinkbait, sunfish, worms around below the dam, channels, coves, creek channels, docks, points, and river channel.

Crappie, Black good on grubs, hair jigs, jigs, minnows, nymphs, power bait around brush structure, coves, docks, rocks, standing timber.

Comments: Fishing this week has been good. Stripers are being caught on live shad and using top water lures.

Early morning and later evening right before dark in the top water action. Blue cats are biting on live shad and punch bait near docks. They are biting in 12-32ft of water.

Crappies are biting on jigs and minnows in 3-22ft of water.

Report submitted by Garrett Beam (Game Warden Bryan County)

Lake Texoma Fishing Report for May 30th, 2022

May 30. The elevation is 2 ft. below normal (stable), water temperature 73°F, and stained. (USACE Lake Level)

Bass, Striped good on live bait, live shad, topwater lures around channels, dam, main lake, and points.

Catfish, Blue fair on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, goldfish, live shad, punch bait, stink bait, sunfish around channels, creek channels, dam, docks, points, and river channels.

Crappie, Black fair on grubs, hair jigs, jigs, minnows, nymphs, small lures, tube jigs around brush structure, channels, coves, docks, rocks, standing timber.

Comments: Fishing this week has been good. Stripers are biting near the dam, platter flats, and Washita point. They biting on live shad. Blue cats are biting on live shad and cut bait on rod and reel in 15-28ft of water. Crappie is biting on jigs and minnows near brush piles and docks in 2-18ft of water.

Report submitted by Garrett Beam (Game Warden Bryan County)

Lake Texoma Fishing Report May 18th, 2022

The elevation is normal (stable) with a water temperature of around 73 degrees, and stained.

Early morning is the best time for striped bass with topwater lures as your best bet. As the stripers move deeper as the day warms up switch to swimbaits for success. Keep an eye out for egrets to point you in the right direction for schools of striper. Soon slab bite will also pick up.

Lake Texoma Fishing Report May 15th, 2022

The elevation is normal (stable), water temperature 82°F, and stained. (USACE Lake Level)

Bass, Striped good on cut bait, live bait, live shad around channels, creek channels, main lake, points, and river channel.

Catfish, Blue fair on cut bait, dough bait, hot dogs, live shad, punch bait, shad, stinkbait, sunfish around below the dam, channels, coves, creek channels, docks, points, river channel.

Crappie, Black fair on grubs, jigs, minnows, power bait, small lures around brush structure, coves, docks, points, rocks, and standing timber.

Comments: Fishing this week has been good. Stripers have been biting very well this week. They are being caught south of the railroad bridge and near Washita point. Look for ledges near channels in 30-40ft water. Live shad have been the go-to for striper. Blue cats are biting on live shad and cut bait in 20-38ft of water. Crappies have been biting on jigs with power bait in 3-16ft of water.

Report submitted by Garrett Beam (Game Warden Bryan County)

Lake Texoma Fishing Report May 9th, 2022

The elevation is 1.00 Ft above normal (Stable), water temp. 68°F and Stained. (USACE Lake Level)

Bass, Striped good on live shad, sassy shad, topwater lures around channels, coves, flats, main lake, points, and river channel.

Catfish, Blue fair on hot dogs, live bait, live shad, punch bait, stink bait, sunfish around dam (below), coves, docks, points.

Crappie, Black fair on grubs, hair jigs, jigs, minnows, nymphs around brush structure, docks, points, rocks, standing timber, weed beds.

Comments: Fishing this week has been good. Stripers are being caught north of the Roosevelt Bridge and south of the railroad bridge. Anywhere near a ledge from a channel in 30-35ft of water is good right now. Blue cats are being caught near channels on cut bait and live shad. Crappies are being caught near brush piles and logs in 3-20ft of water. They are being caught on jigs with power bait nibbles.

Report submitted by Garrett Beam (Game Warden Bryan County)

Lake Texoma Fishing Report for May 2, 2022

The elevation is 1.00 Ft above normal (Rising), water temp. 68°F and Stained. (USACE Lake Level)

Bass, Striped good on live bait, sassy shad, shad around coves, flats, main lake, points, river channel.

Catfish, Blue fair on cut bait, dough bait, goldfish, live shad, punch bait, stink bait, and sunfish around channels, coves, creek channels, docks, points, and river channels.

Crappie, Black good on hair jigs, jigs, minnows around brush structure, coves, docks, rocks, shorelines, standing timber.

Comments: Fishing this week has been good. Stripers have been biting well on live shad. Points and ledges are good places to find stripers. Blue cats are biting on live shad and punch bait on rod and reel right now. Crappie is biting near brush piles and timber on jigs and minnows. They are biting in 4-13ft of water.

Report submitted by Garrett Beam (Game Warden Bryan County)