Broken Bow: May 3. Elevation above normal, water 68. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on Alabama rigs, spinnerbaits and plastic baits at 3-6 ft. along weed beds, shorelines and shallows. Crappie good on minnows, jigs and tube jigs at 3-6 ft. along weed beds and shorelines. Flathead, channel and blue catfish good on chicken liver, worms, live bait and sunfish at 10-12 ft. along channels, tailwaters and river mouth. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.
Lower Mountain Fork: May 3. Elevation above normal, water 59 and clear. Trout good on nymphs along rocks. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.
Fished the River Bend with kayak on April 30. Hooked up with three nice trout, one 15 and another 16 inch. Using a Super Duper with 4 pound line on a spin cast ultralight. Had my best luck anchored near the big cliff after you leave Elm and before you come to the cabin on the river.