Waurika Lake

Current Temperature:
28°

Est Water Temperature:
44° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.45 (Rising)

Wind Speed:
North-East at 06 Knots (7 MPH)

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Waurika Lake
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Waurika Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Waurika 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. Waurika 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!

Waurika Lake dam is located on Beaver Creek, a tributary of the Red River, about six miles northwest of Waurika, Oklahoma. The lake lies in portions of Jefferson, Cotton and Stephens Counties. Waurika Lake provides excellent opportunities for fishing and hunting. Principle species of fish available for the angler include channel catfish, flathead catfish, largemouth bass, white bass, hybrid striper, crappie, walleye, and sunfish. [Waurika Lake. www.nwk.usace.army.mil, 02/04/2008]


State:
Oklahoma

County:
Cotton

Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir

Surface Area (acres):
10000

Lake Management:
Army Corps

Latitude:
34.286407

Longitude:
-98.088684

Water Clarity:


Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
46

Normal Elevation (ft):
951

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Waurika Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Waurika Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.4/5
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 44 degrees. If you have a chance to get out on the water, you are going to have to fish deep and slow. Jig fishing and Plastic baits may be your best bet this time of year for largemouth bass. You may also try fishing some sinking jerk baits.
Waurika Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Waurika Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   2.4/5
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Waurika Lake Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- there are no smallmouth bass in this lake
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 44 degrees. It's time to fish deep and slow. Try some deep primary points, drop offs, and old river channels with rocks. Jigs, plastics and deep jerk baits will be your best bet to boat a smallmouth.
Waurika Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Waurika Lake Crappie Rating:
   3.8/5
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie fishing is sometimes at its best with the water temperature down this low. Crappie will be in large schools and follow the large shad schools around in extremely deep water. Find the deepest parts of your lake in old river channels and scan your graph for schooling shad. When you find the school, drop your plastics or live bait down to the bottom of the shad and get ready. Many crappie fishermen will be catching awesome numbers and size of fish this time of year. If you are brave enough to get out on the water this time when the water temperature is this cold, it can really pay off. Be careful out there, remember to boat safely. Never take any chances at these temperatures.
Waurika Lake Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Waurika Lake Walleye Rating:
   2.9/5
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Walleye will be staging and getting ready to spawn now. With Walleye spawning grounds generally on gravel and rocky bottoms and preferring clean water. Start looking for pre-spawn fish in deeper waters with easy access to shallow clean water rocky bottoms. Walleye should be feeding aggressively right up until they start laying eggs. This is a perfect time to be fishing for Walleye.
Waurika Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Waurika Lake Catfish Rating:
   3.5/5
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Waurika Lake Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- wind sweeped points really get this time of year
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.
Waurika Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Waurika Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
   3.4/5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Spotted bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature down this low. It's time to fish deep and slow. Try some deep primary points, drop offs, and old river channels with rocks. Jigs, plastics and deep jerk baits will be your best bet to boat a Spotted.
Waurika Lake White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Waurika Lake White Bass Rating:
   4/5
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Waurika Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Whites are plentiful along the southern shorelines now. Look for them on points and creek necks on
shores with hard bottom.
White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Waurika Lake Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Waurika Lake Striped Bass Rating:
   4/5
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Waurika Lake Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- there are no striped bass only hybrids
Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):


Waurika Lake Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:
The affects of the moon on freshwater fish and game are at a minimum right now. There will be another full moon coming up here in a few days. The fisherman should never use this as an excuse to not get on the water. The affects of the moon can only enhance the outcome of a day's fishing not decrease potential catch for today. On days without the new or full moon, all other factors including weather, barometric pressure, wind and cloud cover will make up today's equation for success.
Sunrise:
08:05 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
19:24 CST







Waurika Lake Links
State Department of Wildlife and Parks
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State Fishing Records
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State Parks
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Weekend Duty Fishing Guide Service Oklahoma
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