Broken Bow Fishing Reports March 9

Broken Bow : March 9. Elevation below normal, water high 40s – low 50s. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on deep running crankbaits and Alabama rigs in deeper water around structure. Crappie slow. Walleye fair on rogues and 5-inch twirl tail grubs with 1/4 oz. lead heads in pumpkin seed or gray slow-rolled in deeper water. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.

Lower Mountain Fork River : March 9. Water flow 100 c.f.s. above Powerhouse, water 45 and stained. Best areas are Spillway Creek, Evening Hole and Zone 2. Best access points are Beaver Lodge Nature Trail, Evening Hole Bridge and Old Park Dam. Fish being caught are rainbow trout, brown trout, smallmouth bass and walleye. March brown hatch has been later than usual due to cold water and heavy generation schedule. Try fishing wet flies or soft hackles on the swing if there are only a few adult Mayflies on the surface. Report submitted by Woodruff Guide Service.