Fishing Season: All Year

Lower Mountain Fork - OK

Fishing Outlook & Conditions

Water Temp:


Woodruff Guide Service's Tip of the Week

Lower crowds and better fishing

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Map of Lower Mountain Fork

Water Flow Data

Tidal Conditions

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Rob Woodruff

5-Day Outlook as of 5/17/21

Good hatches, lower crowds on weekdays, very crowded weekends.

Techniques & Tips as of 5/17/21

High Stick presentation with nymphs in fast water. Swing soft hackles or throw streamers in deeper runs. Dry flies when naturals present.

Local Species Available All Year

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    Rainbow Trout

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    Brown Trout

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    Smallmouth Bass

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Woodruff Guide Service's Recommended Fly Patterns

"Must-have" fly fishing patterns in descending order of importance:

Name: Colors: Size(s):
Micro Egg Peach 18
Sparkle Dun BWO 18
Rojo Midge Red 20
Schroeder's Hi-Vis Hopper Brown 10
Soft Hackle Olive 16
Hare's Ear Natural 14
RS2 Gray 18
Phlamin Pheasant Tail Orange 18
Zonker white 6
Flying Squirrel Natural 16

Micro Egg

Increase your catch rate with this micro egg trout fly.

Woodruff Guide Service's Recommended Gear

Description: About Lower Mountain Fork

Lower Mountain Fork River, tailwater Trout fishery below Broken Bow Dam in the Kiamichi Mountains of Southeastern Oklahoma. Located less than 3 hours drive from Dallas/Fort Worth, Shreveport and Little Rock.

Nearest Airport:

Shreveport, LA, Tyler, TX, DFW


Stoneflies, Caddis

Best Time to Fish:

All day

Best Stretch:

Spillway Creek, Evening Hole, Zone 2

Best Access:

Beaver Lodge Nature Trail, Evening Hole Bridge, Old Park Dam