Fort Gibson Lake
Current Temperature:
55°
Est Water Temperature:
59° (What's This)
Barometric Pressure:
29.73 (Normal)
Wind Speed:
South-East at 04 Knots (5 MPH)
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Fort Gibson Lake
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Welcome to FishingNotes.com Fort Gibson Lake fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Fort Gibson Lake water temperature is one of the vital statistics included on this page. We also include the moon phase as full and new moons are generally better fishing times. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!
State:
Oklahoma
Latitude:
36.0025950000000000000
Maximum Depth (ft):
55
County:
Cherokee
Longitude:
-95.2779000000000000000
Normal Elevation (ft):
554
Inpoundment Type:
Lake
Water Clarity:
1-3 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
20000
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
No Restrictions
Lake Management:
Army Corps
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Guest
2014-03-20
Species: Catfish
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 49
blue cats starting to hit as well as a few smaller channels on shad heads
Guest
2013-08-26
Species: Catfish
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature:
catshing biting great caught several fri thru sun going memoial weekend as well if they keep it up had them hitting crank baits so i got some shad and tore them up any cutt bait works well
Guest
2013-05-06
Species: Catfish
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature:
friday night catfish where biting great caught several where a stream runs into the lake on cutt bait and guts large mouth biting good to but not like the cats where
Guest
2010-06-13
Species: Catfish
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature: 85
"Crappie, bass and catfish all caught in good numbers in AM"
Fort Gibson Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
4
Fort Gibson Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
At 59 degree water temperature largemouth bass fishing is in pre-spawn now. It's time to get fishing. Female bass are going to be moving up to the spawning beds. Male largemouth bass will be starting to build the spawning nests in protected coves. Bass prefer to spawn in weedy and woody cover deep in coves that will be protected from the wind and other elements. This is the best time to catch the lake record bass. The female bass will be feeding until they reach the beds and start the spawn. The smaller male bass will be attacking lures also. It is on like donkey kong!!! Hit the water NOW, we can?t believe you are reading this and not fishing right now. GET OUT!!
Fort Gibson Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
2.5
Fort Gibson Lake Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The smallmouth bass spawn is in full swing now. Fishing will become slower but won't turn off completely. If you are fishing for female bass go with plastics and really slow your presentation and stay around the spawning beds. You should be able to find some larger females and male bass on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding and the fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again. Hit the water NOW, we can?t believe you are reading this and not fishing right now. GET OUT!!
Fort Gibson Lake Crappie Rating:
3.5
Fort Gibson Lake Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- crappie are under docks right now in shallow water 5-15 deep. 4/7/11
Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The crappie spawn should be really heating up now. Crappie prefers to spawn on gravel bottom typically with brush and/or emergent vegetation for cover. If the lake is void of gravel bottoms, find the rocks or rip rap. Crappie will use the larger structure rocks for cover. Cast some small grub baits in the shallows looking for the spawning crappie. Good luck today!
Fort Gibson Lake Walleye Rating:
2.5
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The walleye are coming off of the spawn now. Fish will be feeding very more aggressive making up for lost time eating during the spawn. Walleye will start moving back to their typical structure of choice and should be getting into the lake flats and deep structure. It?s time to hit the water. This may be the best water temperature to be on the water. There shouldn?t be too many fishermen on the water this early and there are many species that are hitting their prime water temperatures to be biting very well. Have fun today!
Fort Gibson Lake Catfish Rating:
4
Fort Gibson Lake Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Large bait catches large cats!
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The catfish family comprises of blue catfish, flathead catfish and channel catfish. Since catfish are warm water fish, they arenít going to be very active in this water temperature. They will still be feeding, but catfish will only be found very deep and feeding very slowly. Your best bet is give some of the more active fish species in your lake a shot until the cats are active again.
Fort Gibson Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
3.5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The spotted bass spawn is in full swing now. Fishing will become slower but won't turn off completely. If you are fishing for female bass go with plastics and really slow your presentation and stay around the spawning beds. You should be able to find some larger females and male bass on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding and the fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again.
Fort Gibson Lake White Bass Rating:
3.5
Fort Gibson Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Sand Bass also hit the silver spoons with the three hook. Sand Bass will hit it since it looks like shad moving thru the water. The silver spoon is by far the best tool for catching sand bass !!!!
White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Fort Gibson Lake Striped Bass Rating:
2.5
Fort Gibson Lake Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Use pogy swim shad by berkley

Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):

Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

New Moon fishing can be at its best. The gravitational pull on the earth is at its peak when the moon and sun are rising and setting at the same time of day. This combination can generate extraordinary fishing opportunities especially if combined with perfect weather variances. The new moon may have the fish extremely aggressive and actively hunting for food. Try fishing a little faster today and with several different baits and techniques. When fish are more aggressive, its always fun to fish a little more aggressive. Watch the peak fishing times and make sure you are on the water during that part of the day to take full advantage of today?s solar/lunar peaks. Have a great day!

Sunrise:

06:33 CST

Sunset:

20:03 CST

Moon Phase:


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