Monday, April 21, 2008

Tom Steed Fishing Report

Lake Tom Steed Oklahoma Fishing Report by Mike Diehl
Future Pro Mike Diehl sends us this report from Lake Tom Steed:
With all the crazy weather the bite has been on and off at Tom Steed - but mostly off. The water temps have warmed to high 50's low 60's and fishing is picking up a bit.

Crappie are biting on minnows anywhere from just off the bank to around 10 feet. The hybrid are some what scattered, but small schools can be found. The walleye are biting slowly, but can be caught trolling and on jigs and minnows. The largemouth bass should be staging for the spawn, but bass fishing at Steed just hasn't been the same since we ended the drought last year with all that rain.

I haven't been out fishing in about two months so I felt fortunate to boat a small largemouth bass and five hybrids.

Editor's Note: Thanks for the report Mike! Hang in there on the largemouth bass fishing. According to everything I've read and heard, the big rains after the drought will make for good habitat for the bass and fishing should rebound for you shortly. Looking forward to our Lake Altus-Lugert trip this weekend!

Friday, April 18, 2008

April Free Lures & Tackle Winner

Twice a month,
www.OklahomaFishingGuides.com awards free lures & tackle to lucky fishing report subscribers.

In addition, once a quarter a lucky subscriber will also win an Original Readi-Lure tackle box from Tackle Tech AND at the end of the year, one lucky subscriber will win a customized IM8 Hookhider Fishing Rod.

This week's winner is Mike G. from Ryan, Oklahoma.
Mike will receive an assortment of lures & tackle from Alluring Lures & Tackle, Lead Babies Slabs, The Fish Grip, and our newest sponsor River Bottom Lures.

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Editor's Note: Congratulations Mike and good luck with all your fishing adventures this year!

Texoma Benefit Tournament 4/26

A Benefit Tournament will be held at Lake Texoma (Catfish Bay) on April 26th for the Oklahoma Baptist Home for Girls in Madill, Oklahoma.

The entry fee is $150 and the proceeds are used to meet the medical and personal needs of girls in Baptist Home for Girls' care. These include braces, medications, medical visits, glasses and other needs that the family may not be able to provide.

Fishermen from all over Northern Texas and Oklahoma attend the bass tournament each year. This tournament combines the things fishermen love the most — food, fishing and fellowship.

The Oklahoma Baptist Home for Girls hosts a sign-in meeting and provides a free supper for all the fishermen. The contestants are not only fed, but also treated to a special performance by Speechless, and testimonies from the girls.


For more information on registering yourself or a team for the tournament, please visit the entry form link at www.nokfocas.org or contact David Rush with Northern Oklahoma FOCAS at (580) 762-8949.

Monday, April 14, 2008

5 Casts, 5 Bass

I went bass fishing yesterday in East Texas (near Commerce) with a buddy and took my Hookhider rods, Bitin’ Titan spinner baits and River Bottom Lures Possum Craws and had a great day.

When we got there, the wind was very mild, the sky was deep blue without a cloud in the sky, the water was clear and the air was cool. I rigged up the Bitin’ Titan 3/8 oz. white skirt, Colorado blade with gold tape spinner bait on a Hookhider 5’ 6’ Light Spin rod and caught 5 bass on my first 5 casts, each one bigger than the last one!

Then, about an hour later, the wind started roaring up to 30 mph, so I switched over to a 1/2 oz Mojo slip shot with the River Bottom Lures Possum Green Pumpkin Red Craw and a Gamakatsu red hook, 3/0 Offset Shank EWG, and hammered another dozen bass. The Hookhider rods were also key to my catch rate. They are so incredibly sensitive – you can feel every teeny, tiny bump from the fish. I only missed a couple of strikes all day.


My buddy was using his rods and reels and some generic spinners, rooster tails, and other widely available products and wasn’t catching anything. After complaining that he had never been skunked on his lakes before, I gave him some of my extra rods and lures and he finally caught 2 bass towards the end of the day. He is definitely sold on the products and wants to order some rods and lures and get rid of the stuff he currently has. He even liked my Readi-Lure tackle box and the way it kept everything organized and untangled.

My buddy also took some pictures of me with some bass on my cell phone and I wish I could share them with you, but the darn phone won’t download the pics without a stupid subscription fee – d**n Sprint.

Friday, April 04, 2008

April Free Lures & Tackle Winner

win free lures and free tackle with OklahomaFishingGuides.comTwice a month, www.OklahomaFishingGuides.com awards free lures & tackle to lucky fishing report subscribers.

In addition, once a quarter a lucky subscriber will also win an Original Readi-Lure tackle box from Tackle Tech AND at the end of the year, one lucky subscriber will win a customized IM8 Hookhider Fishing Rod.

This week's winner is Steve H. from Ryan, Oklahoma.
Steve will receive an assortment of lures & tackle from Alluring Lures & Tackle, Lead Babies Slabs, The Fish Grip, and our newest sponsor River Bottom Lures.

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Editor's Note: Congratulations Steve and good luck with all your fishing adventures this year!

Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Lake Raymond Gary Report

Catch trophy largemouth bass at Lake Raymond Gary with fishing guide Bryce Archey.Due to high water at Lake Broken Bow, guide Bryce Archey has been taking his clients west to Lake Raymond Gary. He sends us these pictures and reports:

Here are some of the quality fish we are catching on Lake Raymond Gary. The one with my client holding his fish is the biggest largemouth he has ever caught (top picture). It weighed close to 7lbs.

I will continue to take clients to Lake Raymond Gary for trophy largemouth. Anyone interested in the opportunity call reach me at 580-494-6447 or 870-582-4561 or visit my website at www.brokenbowlakeguide.com.

Also, Lake Broken Bow received more rain last night and the lake is coming back up and could get higher than before. I will keep you updated if they close our last ramp.


Editor's Note: Thanks for the report Bryce. Looks like an excellent fishing trip!!