As of 8:00 AM the lake level was at 617.53 feet. With the 78,600 cfs of water coming from the Washita and Red River will help to bring the lake up to the seasonal level of 619 feet. The Corp started generating today at 11:00 AM and will be releasing 10,500 cfs a day. The water temperature is at 61 degrees. Sunrise is at 6:38 AM and sunset is at 8:09 PM which gives us 14 hours and 23 minutes of visible light.
There is a slight chance of scattered rain until Wednesday with the highs in the mid to upper 70’s and the lows in the mid 50’s to mid 60’s. The wind will be from the south changing to the southwest at 10 to 15 mph over the weekend.
We are leaving the boathouse at 6:30 AM for our morning trips and our afternoon trips are leaving at 1:30 PM. For those of you that love the top water action you will want to make sure you are there on time so you wont miss any of the action.
In the month of April we fished 339 fishermen bringing in 3006 stripers up to 10 lbs and 85 various other fish. On Saturday April 4th Land Rover Tulsa had 12 fishermen that took back 110 stripers up to 6 lbs and 5 sand bass to Tulsa. Jerry Whitson brought 10 of his friends for a 3 day fishing trip and they brought in 202 stripers up to 10 lbs, 1 sand bass, and 14 catfish up to 20 lbs. April 13th Kevin McDonald from Colorado brought 5 friends for a 2 day fishing trip and took home 118 stripers also up to 10 lbs. Will Harmon and Vic Robledo from Kansas meet Billy Dykes from New Mexico here on April 17th for a 2 day fishing trip with a total of 14 people. They took home a total of 271 stripers up to 9.2 lbs. We ended the month with Bob Gilworth from Kansas bringing 3 friends from Illinois for a 3 day trip bringing in a total of 120 stripers up to 6 lbs. You can see these pictures and all the other pictures at http://www.tinker.net/.