Alan Henry

GOOD. Water clear 63 degrees; 0.71′ low. The traffic has picked up on the lake for the past two weeks, so make sure to get out early. Black bass are good fishing soft plastic worms, spinners, and cranks in shallower than normal structure. Crappie remain great on minnows. Catfish are fair on live bait and stinkbait, testing your patience in shallow water.

 

Amistad

GOOD. Water lightly stained; 76-77 degrees; 45.55’ low. Black bass remain good as we passed the 100-degree mark this past week. Devils River structure continues as the place to be. Topwater baits are successful in 12 feet or less of water in the mornings. Creature, worm rigs, spinners, and crankbait remain successful in traditional structures, mainly past 9 am throughout the day. White bass are fair on points. Catfish remain fair on cut bait and live bait. The only change is there has been an increased success at night. Remember to stay on the Texas side of the lake unless you possess a Mexican Fishing License.

 

Arlington

GOOD. Water stained; 72 degrees; 0.51 high. Largemouth bass are fair on topwater plugs, senkos, deep diving crankbaits, and swimbaits. Crappie are good among structures such as boat docks and partially shaded vegetation on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on live bait and prepared baits in 4-15’.

 

Arrowhead

FAIR. Water stained; 63 degrees; 0.58’ low. Largemouth bass are good along rip rap, working the edge of vegetation. Best lures are jigs, spinners, and topwater. The most consistent area has been south among shallow docks and vegetation. Crappie are good on live minnows and jigs in creek structures. Catfish are good on cheese bait, stinkbait, and shrimp.

 

Athens

GOOD. Water clear; 71 degrees; 0.32’ high. Largemouth bass are good on weightless worms, chatter baits, and spinnerbaits working the vegetation edges and grasslands. Top waters are producing along grassy shorelines and plastic frogs in the lily pads and weeds. Crappie are fair with minnows and jigs in standing timber and man-made structures. Catfish are good on earthworms, cut bait, and prepared bait. Sunfish are excellent on cutworms.

 

Austin

GOOD. Water clear; 76 degrees; 0.69 low. Largemouth bass are fair on crankbaits, buzz baits, and shaky head plastic worms in 5-15’. The early bite with topwater plugs and plastic frogs continues. Sunfish are good on cutworms, and corn. Catfish are good on prepared baits and cut bait.

 

B.A. Steinhagen

GOOD. Water stained; 76 degrees; 0.29’ low. Largemouth bass remain good on poppers, spinners, and rigged soft plastics. Spots are hit or miss. Be ready to move pretty quickly if you do not have catches. Crappie are good with minnows suspended over structure at 5-9 feet. Catfish are good on cut and prepped bait coming out of the river, especially at night.

 

Bastrop

GOOD. Water lightly stained; 76 degrees; Largemouth bass are good fishing grass lines, and brushy coves on Carolina rigged plastics, stick baits, and plastic frogs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs on brush piles and standing timber. Channel and blue catfish are good on earthworks, cut bait, and prepared bait.

 

Belton

GOOD Water clear 74 Degrees. 0.50 high. Black bass are good in creeks, gravel beds, and grassy coves on spinners, crankbaits, jerk baits, and Carolina rigged worms. White bass are excellent in the main lake with slabs and swimbaits. Hybrid stripers are good trolling jigs and live bait in the main lake. Look for large schools of bait using sonar to find active fish. Crappie are excellent on minnows and jigs near structure and brush piles in 12-18’. Catfish are good on prepared baits and live bait in 7-14’.

 

Benbrook

GOOD. Water lightly stained; 71 degrees; 0.86 high. Largemouth bass are fair fishing jerk baits, crankbaits, and drop shots near cover or grass lines. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs fishing structure and brush. Hybrid striped bass are good with live bait and slabs. White bass are excellent with slabs and jigs on the lake points and humps. Watch for diving birds to mark schools of feeding fish. Catfish are good with cut bait and prepared baits.

 

Bob Sandlin

GOOD. Water lightly stained; 70-75 degrees; 0.72’ high. Black bass are good on senkos, crankbaits, and finesse worms in 11-15’. Plastic frogs and topwater plugs are working early in 2-7’ in or near grass and lily pads. Crappie are fair on shad colored jigs and minnows in brush piles and standing timber. Catfish are good on earthworms, cut bait, and shiners in 6-15′.

 

Braunig

FAIR. Water lightly stained; 75 degrees; Largemouth bass are fair with crankbaits, spinners, topwater, Carolina rigged plastic worms, and weedless jigs. Red drum are good on crawfish and tilapia. Just follow the birds. Stripper are slow. Catfish are good on live bait and cheese bait normally around 8-12 deep.

 

Bridgeport

GOOD. Water lightly stained. 73 degrees. 0.07 high. Black bass are good on square-billed crankbaits, top waters, plastic frogs, and Texas rigged creature baits in 6-18’. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs fishing bridges and brush piles. White bass are excellent on slabs on main lake points and drop-offs. Hybrid stripers are good on main lake humps and points with live bait. Catfish are good on blood bait in 6-12’’.

 

Buchanan

GOOD. Water lightly stained; 74 degrees; 0.29’ low. Largemouth bass are good with green and purple colored plastic worms, jerk baits, and chrome crankbaits working along grass edges, drop-offs, and brushy areas. Early morning bite with plastic frogs in grassy areas. Striped bass are good with slabs, jigging spoons and live bait. White bass are good on minnows and slabs when fishing deeper water and using sonar to locate schools of baitfish. Scout for diving birds mostly early or late in the day to mark feeding schools. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows in 8-15’’ fishing timber. Channel catfish have been excellent on prepared bait, live and cut bait.

 

Caddo

EXCELLENT. Water stained; 68-71 degrees,1.41’ high. Largemouth bass are excellent in shallow water near trees and vegetation in 1-4 feet when fishing plastic creatures and frogs, topwater, and rattle baits. Crankbaits in deeper water near structure are producing as well. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs near brush piles and submerged structure. White bass are excellent on jigs and small crankbaits in the main lake. Chain Pickerel are fair. Catfish are excellent on prepared bait and live bait in 6-15’.

 

Calaveras

GOOD. Water stained; 74-75 degrees. Red drum remain good on crawfish and tilapia with a few miss days, but mostly on days. Largemouth bass are good with increased cloudy days. Fish the topwater mainly on the water’s edge of vegetation, subbing with Carolina rigged plastic worms during the day. Press crankbait and spinners off some points for consistent catches. Hybrid striped bass are slow. Catfish are good on chicken livers and cut shad.

 

Canyon Lake

EXCELLENT. Water clear; 75-78 degrees; 2.02’ low. Striper fishing is good on main lake humps vertically jigging striper jigs and topwater baits when schools are near the surface. White bass are excellent on main lake flats, drop-offs, and humps. Look for birds diving over feeding schools. Largemouth bass are excellent in brushy shorelines, gravel beds, and roadbeds with square billed crankbaits, jerk baits, plastic lizards, and bladed spinners with some fish taken early with topwater plugs and plastic frogs. Catfish are good with live and cut bait throughout the lake in 6-15’.

 

Cedar Creek

GOOD. Water stained; 71 degrees, 0.0.24 high. Largemouth bass are good working plastic frogs, and topwater early then TX rigged plastic worms, crankbaits and swimbaits along bank edges, drop-offs, and docks in 6-18’. Hybrids and sand bass are off main lake points and humps with slabs, swimbaits, and live bait. Crappie are excellent with jigs and minnows in brush piles and near structure in 12-18’. Catfish are good in 5-15’.

 

Choke Canyon

FAIR. Water lightly stained; 74-75 degrees; 18.56’ low. Largemouth bass are good before noon but have been fair in the afternoons as the temperature and sunlight is high. Mornings fish topwater, and plastic worms in traditional spots. Shade is essential in the afternoons with crankbaits and spinners. White bass are good working points mainly on small cranks and Alabama rigs. Crappie are good on jigs. Catfish are fair deep with dough balls, live bait, and cheese bait.

 

Cisco

GOOD. Water clear; 64 degrees; 3.07’ low. Largemouth bass are still good, hitting bait hard and fast. We’ve been staying within 20 meters of the shore. Sunfish are y good on minnows and cutworms, especially close to cover. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows fishing cover and shady spots.

 

Coleman

FAIR. Slightly stained. 63 degrees. 0.88’ low. Hybrid stripers remain slow, with the key being finding the schools in open water. Largemouth bass are good staying shallower than 6 feet of depth working vegetation with jerkbaits, jigs, spinners, and worms. Crappie are good on jigs. Catfish are fair with stinkbait and cut bait.

 

Conroe

FAIR. Water stained; 76 degrees; 0.91’ low. Largemouth bass are good finding cover. Best lures are Carolina rigged slim worms with some shine to them, spinners, and deeper crankbait. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Hybrid striped bass are fair moving. Catfish are good on stinkbait, cut bait, and small minnows deep. Sunfish are OK with live worms or crickets in shallow water.

 

Cooper

GOOD. Water lightly stained; 70 degrees; 0.70’ high. Largemouth bass are fair on Texas rigged plastic worms and creatures, crankbaits, and plastic frogs in 10’ or less. Deeper water from 14-20’ is active later in the day. The white bass are excellent in 12-30’ with slabs, jigs, and jigging spoons. Crappie are good with minnows in standing timber. Catfish are good on live and cut bait in 8-16’.

 

Corpus Christi Lake

GOOD. Water lightly stained; 79 degrees; 4.52’ low. Largemouth bass has been fair this week with the wind making some days difficult. We went deep on points for windy days, and it proved to pay off in difficult conditions. White bass are fair on spoons. Crappie are good fishing jigs on top of brush piles. Catfish are good on cut bait and cheese bait.

 

Eagle Mountain

GOOD. Water stained; 70 degrees;0.56 high. Black bass are good fishing coves with plastic frogs in grass early in the morning, then crankbaits, senkos, and plastic worms in 6-18’ later in the day. White bass are excellent in the main lake fishing humps and drop-offs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs between 10-20’ working docks and structures. Catfish are good on fresh cut bait and punch bait.

 

Falcon

GOOD. Water lightly stained; 77 degrees; 40.29’ low. The rain and elevated water level led to a very successful week. The Tigers is so full of fish they can’t be counted. Rocky humps and ends of points are stacked with fish. Cranks and Carolina rigs are still dominating. The crappie are excellent in deeper brush piles, and a few folks that are good with their electronics have found them stacked up on rocky break lines in water about fifteen feet deep. Catfish are good on live and prepped baits. Remember to stay on the Texas side unless you possess a Mexican Fishing License.

 

Fayette

GOOD. Water lightly stained. 76 degrees; Largemouth bass are good on shaky head worms, buzz baits, and crankbaits in 6-15’ off main lake points, rock ledges, and drop-offs. Sunfish are very good on worms, corn, and crickets around bank ledges, grass, and structure. Catfish are good on cut bait and prepared baits.

 

Fork

GOOD. Water stained; 71-75 degrees; 0.34’ high. Largemouth bass are good on red, purple or black plastic worms, topwater and crankbaits near roadbeds, submerged structure, and points in 8-12’ and with some action with plastic frogs in shallow grass and lily pads. White and yellow bass are good in the deeper water of main lake points, flats, and humps. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows in 12-20’ in brush piles. Catfish are good on cut bait and punch bait in 8-20’.

 

Ft. Phantom Hill

 

GOOD. Water stained; 62 degrees; 0.03’ high. White bass remain good on Alabama Rigs of points and drops. Black bass are good, still moving fast in shallow water. The structures seem to be in groups on plastic worms, topwater, buzzbait, and spinners. Crappie are good on live minnows and jigs with cover. Catfish are fair on cut shad and stinkbait throughout the lake.
Gibbons Creek
GOOD. Water stained; 76 degrees; Largemouth bass remain good on crankbaits, worms and topwater. Success has come below 6 feet in depth above and drop, point, or brush. Crappie are fair on jigs and spinners among structure. Catfish are fair on live bait. Sunfish are fair on cutworms shallow.

 

Graham

 

GOOD. Water clear; 71 degrees; 0.45’ low. Largemouth bass are fair in shallow water 4-14’ on plastic worms and frogs, swimbaits, and crankbaits. Crappie are fair on jigs and minnows. White bass are excellent on slabs. Hybrid stripers are good on slabs and live bait in 20-40’. Catfish are good on cut shad and live bait.

 

Granbury

 

GOOD. Water lightly stained. 68-73 degrees. 0.21’ low. Largemouth bass are good on swimbaits, crankbaits, and Texas rigged plastic creatures in 5-18’ near boathouses, grass lines, and rocky shorelines. Crappie fishing is good around brush piles and boat docks with minnows and jigs. Catfishing is good when using earthworms, cut bait or live bait in 4-12’’. White bass are excellent using slabs and swimbaits. Stripers are good with live bait.

 

Granger

 

GOOD. Water lightly stained; 73 degrees; 0.67’ high. Black bass are fair on crankbaits, and Carolina rigged plastic creatures in 8-14’ near stumps and timber. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs in 10-15’ on brush piles and standing timber. White bass are excellent on swimbaits and chrome slabs in 25-40’. Catfish are good on cut shad, shrimp and prepared baits.

 

Grapevine

 

GOOD. Water stained; 68-73 degrees; 3.41’ high. Largemouth bass are good on buzz baits and small crankbaits. Fish creeks, flooded flats, and shallow structure. White bass are excellent in 10-35’. Look for birds diving over feeding schools. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs in marinas and submerged structure. Catfish are good on blood bait.

 

Houston County

 

GOOD. Water lightly stained; 76 degrees; 0.14’ high. Black bass are good up to 8 lb using baby watermelon seed brush hog in 4’ of water; larger bass are good on swimbaits and Tennessee shad in 4 feet of water; and best evening fishing for numbers of small bass. Large crappie are very good at baited holes using live minnow catching limits of 25 per man. Plentiful bream are good near piers and banks using live worms. Channel catfish are good using cut bait, hot dogs, and live worms.

 

Hubbard Creek

 

GOOD. Water stained; 62 degrees; 0.52’ low. Largemouth bass are good with spinners, soft plastic worms, and jigs staying within about 30 yards of the shore and just a bit shorter on points. Crappie are excellent on live minnows understructure. White bass are good on creek points fishing spoons and minnows. Catfish are fair on live and cut shad.

 

Jacksonville

 

GOOD. Water lightly stained; 73 degrees; 0.14′ high. Largemouth bass are very good with crankbaits, drop shots, and buzz baits in 5-15’.Crappie are fair on jigs and minnows in 10-20’ around submerged structure and brush. Catfish are fair on cut shad and prepared bait.

 

Joe Pool

 

 

EXCELLENT. Water stained; 71 degrees; 1.77’ high. Largemouth bass are excellent fishing Texas rigged long plastic worms, jerk baits and crankbaits along creek banks, rock ledges, and grassy coves in 5-15’. Crappie are good beneath bridges and with both jigs and minnows. Catfish are excellent on fresh cut bait and stink baits in 4-12’.

 

Lake O’ the Pines

 

GOOD. Water stained; 70-74 degrees; 0.56’ high. Largemouth bass are good on crankbaits, flukes, frogs, topwater baits, and Carolina rigged creature baits in 5-15’. Crappie are good on black/chartreuse or blue/white jigs and minnows in the standing timber areas along the creek channel and brush piles 12-18’’. Catfish are good on trotlines and juglines with nightcrawlers, shiners and cut bait in 8-15’.

 

Lavon

 

EXCELLENT. Water stained; 71-75 degrees: 0.09 high. Crappie are excellent on minnows and jigs fishing 10-20’ over brush piles, timber, and bridges. White bass are excellent in the 10-30’ with jigs and slabs. Look for birds diving over feeding schools of white bass. Black bass are fair on crankbaits, top waters, plastic lizards, and frogs in 4-12’. Catfish are good on prepared baits and blood bait in 3-15’.

 

LBJ

 

GOOD. Water slightly stained; 78 degrees; 0.63’ low. Black bass are fair in 7-14’ with Texas-rigged plastic creatures, spinners, and crankbaits. Plastic frogs are working in grass and lily pads. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows around brush, marinas, and docks. White bass are good over main lake points and humps in 20-35’. Catfish are good on cut bait and prepared bait in 5-15’.

 

Lewisville

 

GOOD. Water stained; 70-74 degrees; 1.68’ high. Black bass are good fishing the deep diving crankbaits, spinners, and Texas rigged plastic creatures. Good topwater and frog bite early in the day on points and in grassy/brushy coves. White bass are excellent on slabs and swimbaits in 12-30’. Look for birds diving over feeding schools of white bass. Crappie are excellent on minnows and jigs around brush piles and bridges. Catfish are good on cut bait and blood bait.

 

Livingston

 

FAIR. Water lightly stained; 75 degrees; 0.29’ high. Black bass are good fishing the northern end structures with several plastic baits, spinners, and slow crankbaits. Striped bass are fair, frequently moving in deep water. Crappie couldn’t get better with minnows and jigs. White bass remain good on points. Catfish are fair on live baits.

 

Martin Creek

 

GOOD. Water clear; 73 degrees; 0.09′ high. Largemouth bass are good on crankbaits, and Texas rigged worms in 6-18’. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows in 12-18’ in timber and brush piles. Catfish are good on cut bait and earthworms in 3-15’.

 

Medina

 

FAIR. Water lightly stained; 76 degrees; 14.77’ low. Black bass remain good fishing rocky points with crankbait. We’ve used shades of green Carolina rigged worms for a lot of big fish! White bass are fair to slow on spoons and jigs fishing deep. Striped bass have stayed slow. Catfish are fair on live bait, chicken livers, and blood baits.

 

Meredith

 

GOOD. Water stained; 65 degrees; 47.06’ low. Black bass are good with most bright colored lures. Fish anything less than 8 feet of water where you see surface activity. Walleye remains hot on crankbaits. Crappie are excellent with minnows and jigs in bunches. Channel catfish are fair on cut bait and live bait near the dam.

 

Millers Creek

 

GOOD. Water stained; 64 degrees; 0.35’ high. Largemouth bass are good in timber and moving out from creeks. Stick with soft plastics, jigs, and spinners for the best success. Crappie are good in numbers and size on minnows and sometimes jigs. White bass and hybrids are caught as they move around points in schools. Catfish are good in the upper lake with live, blood, and liver prepared baits.

 

Naconiche

 

GOOD. Water slightly stained; 75 degrees; Largemouth bass are good with Carolina rigged worms, buzzbaits, and crankbait. Continue working fast and shallow. Crappie remain good on jigs with more significant structures. Sunfish are fair on jigs and crickets. Catfish are good on dough balls, cut and live bait.

 

Nasworthy

 

GOOD. Water Murky 63 degrees. 0.97’ low. Black bass are great moving with regularity away from holes. Try topwater, spinners, Carolina rigged worms and jigs. Crappie remain good beneath docks and bridges on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on points and drops with Alabama Rigs. Catfish are fair on live and prepped baits throughout the lake.

 

Navarro Mills

 

GOOD. Water lightly stained; 74 degrees. 0.98.’ high. Crappie are good on minnows around the marina and timber in 12-20’. Catfish are good with punch bait and cut bait. White bass are excellent on slabs and minnows over the feeding schools in the main lake. Black bass are good with crankbaits and red, purple, or black plastic worms.

 

O.C. Fisher

 

FAIR. Water stained; 63 Degrees. 38.18’ low. Largemouth Bass are good using topwater still shallow. Among vegetation, use plastic worms and crankbaits with deeper structures. Colors have been difficult to pinpoint. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on small spinners deeper than 10 feet. Catfish are fair on stinkbait, live, and cut bait.

 

O.H. Ivie

 

GOOD. Water clear; 62 degrees; 9.43’ low. Black bass are good in timber, shady spots, and moving deeper to humps and drop-offs with worms, crankbaits, and spinners. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on stinkbait, live, and cut bait. White bass are fair deep.

 

Oak Creek

 

FAIR. Water lightly stained; 62 degrees; 1.28’ low. Largemouth bass are good moving to the maximum of 12 feet within vegetation using worms, spinners, and buzzbait. Crappie remain good on live minnows with limits caught every day. White bass remain fair in deeper water. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers, live bait, and cut bait.

 

Palestine

 

EXCELLENT. Water lightly stained; 72-76 degrees; 0.16’ high. Largemouth bass are good working TEXAS rigged soft plastic creatures, swimbaits, and crankbaits. Crappie are excellent on jigs and minnows around bridges and marinas in 10-18’. Hybrid stripers are very good on slabs and live bait. White bass are excellent on swimbaits and slabs in 25-45’. Look for birds diving over feeding schools. Catfish are good on cut shad, chicken livers, and prepared baits.

 

Palo Pinto

 

GOOD. Water clear; 73 degrees; 0.55’ low. Largemouth bass are good in grass flats, and brushy shorelines with Carolina rigged creature baits in 5-18’. Plastic frogs and topwater plugs are working on grass flats. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs near boat docks and brush piles in 12-20’. White bass are excellent on slabs and swimbaits on main lake points and humps. Hybrid bass are excellent on live shad. Catfish are excellent on prepared baits in 6-14’.

 

Possum Kingdom

 

FAIR. Water slightly stained; 62- 63 degrees; 0.16’ high. Largemouth are good on vegetative islands, and steeper shorelines with worms, crankbait, and spinners. White bass remain good throughout the deep river channel and points of islands. Crappie are good in coves and casting under docks where possible. Striped bass are slow. Catfish are good on cut shad.

 

Proctor

 

GOOD. Water clear; 75 degrees. 0.13’ low. Largemouth bass are excellent on Carolina rigged creatures and with swimbaits in 4-14’. Hybrid stripers are good with live bait and slabs. Crappie are very good with jigs and minnows in 10-20’. Catfish remain good on prepared bait and cut bait, moving to shallow water.

 

Raven

 

GOOD. Water stained; 74 degrees; Largemouth bass are good searching drops, creeks, and the lakeside of hydrilla vegetation. A variety of baits work well, and almost any bait works in the good spots. Sunfish are fair on crickets and cutworms.

 

Ray Hubbard

 

EXCELLENT. Water lightly stained; 74 degrees; 0.07’ high. Largemouth bass are excellent on crankbaits, plastics, and top waters in water 5-12’. White bass are excellent on swimbaits, slabs and jigging spoons on main lake flats, humps, and drop-offs. Look for birds diving over feeding schools. Crappie are excellent near bridges, brush piles, and marinas in 12-17’ with minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on cut bait, live bait, and prepared bait.

 

Ray Roberts

 

GOOD; Water stained: 70 degrees; 1.60’ high. Largemouth bass are good on TX rigged plastic creatures, crankbaits, and swimbaits in 4 -16’. White bass are excellent in 20-40’ on slabs and jigging spoons. Main lake humps and drop-offs are holding fish. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows around bridges and brush piles. Catfish are good on live bait and cut bait.

 

Richland Chambers

 

EXCELLENT. Water lightly stained; 72-75 degrees; 0.30’ high. Largemouth bass are good on crankbaits, swimbaits, plastic frogs, and topwater baits fishing 4-18’ near submerged vegetation, rocks, and brush. White bass and hybrids are excellent on jigs and swimbaits under birds or deeper near main lake points, flats, and humps when marking large bait schools on sonar. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs near structure and brush piles. Catfish are good on live bait and cut bait in shallow water.

 

Sam Rayburn

 

FAIR. Water stained; 73 degrees; 0.17’ high. Largemouth bass are good in vegetation, and the man-made brush piles. Topwaters are good in the early light, rigged worms and spinners are perfect to work edges of vegetation. White bass are fair with minnows suspending shallower than 20 feet along points. Crappie remain excellent on minnows and jigs nearer shore. Catfish are good on live and stinkbait.

 

Somerville

 

EXCELLENT. Water lightly stained; 77 degrees; 0.40’ high. White bass and hybrids are excellent fishing white or chrome slabs and jigs in 15-30’. Crappie are very good with minnows and jigs in 12-18’. Catfish are good throughout the lake with cut shad and stinkbait in 7-15’. Largemouth bass are excellent with plastic frogs and dark-colored worms, crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and top waters near the points, rocks, and grass ledges.

 

Spence

 

FAIR. Water stained; 61-62 degrees; 36.94’ low. Black bass remain good on soft plastic worms, spinners, and jigs. Best structures have been shade, and enticing bass out of the covers. White bass remain fair on points. Catfish are fair on live and cut bait.

 

Squaw Creek

 

GOOD. Water clear; 77 degrees; 0.67’ high. Catfishing is good working baited areas in 6-15’ using punch bait and cut bait. The largemouth bass fishing is good around shallow structure on plastic creatures, crankbaits and rattle baits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs in 12-18’ in timber.

 

Stamford

 

FAIR. Water stained; 62-64 degrees; 0.38’ high. Largemouth bass are good fishing edges of vegetation, stumps, and warm feeding waters. You can flip Carolina rigged soft plastics, or cover water with crankbaits and spinners. Crappie are good on minnows within fallen timber and rock structures. White bass are fair on live shad and slabs. Catfish are fair on live bait and stinkbait.

 

Stillhouse

 

GOOD. Water lightly stained; 76 degrees; 1.00’ high. Black bass are fair on crankbaits, spinners, and Carolina rigged soft plastic worms working vegetation in 10’ working brush, rocks bluffs, or roadbeds. Smallmouth bass are good with small plastic grubs near rocky banks and bluffs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs in brush piles and standing structure in 12-20’. White bass are excellent on slabs and main lake points and drop-offs. Catfish are very good with live and cut bait.

 

Tawakoni

 

EXCELLENT. Water lightly stained; 69-74 degrees; 0.59’ high. Catfish are excellent on live bait, shrimp, earthworks, and cut bait 4-12’ along brushy shorelines and rip-rap. Largemouth bass are good on spinnerbaits, plastic worms, and diving crankbaits in 6-12’. White bass and hybrid stripers are excellent on swimbaits and slab spoons. Watch for diving birds to mark feeding schools or use sonar to locate fish feeding in schools of bait over deeper points, creek beds, and humps in the main lake. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs around brush piles, docks, and marinas.

 

Texana

 

FAIR. Water stained; 76 degrees; 0.05’ low. Largemouth bass are good fishing the submerged brush just outside the mouths of feeders with tube baits, jigs, and spinners. Continue with crankbait off points. Crappie remain fair on jigs in and out of creek structures. Sun shaded vegetation has also delivered crappie. Catfish are good on stinkbait, cut bait, and live bait. Trotlines are very successful and plentiful with live bait.

 

Texoma

 

EXCELLENT. Water stained; 72 degrees; 1.47’ high. Striped bass and white bass are excellent on live bait and topwater baits when fish are near the surface. Diving birds are marking feeding schools on the surface throughout the lake. Largemouth bass are good fishing plastic creatures, shaky worms, swimbaits, and crankbaits in 6-18’. Crappie are excellent on minnows and jigs by boathouses, marinas and brush piles 8-15’. Catfish are excellent on cut bait and minnows in 3-15’.

 

Toledo Bend

 

FAIR. Water slightly stained; 74 degrees; 0.32’ low. Largemouth bass remain good, and Carolina rigs continue to be our best approach to catching post-spawn bass. We continue to have a decent topwater and wacky rig bite. Striped bass remain fair in deep water using boat instruments to find schools. White bass are fair on deep points fishing Alabama rigs. Crappie are good on minnows even after the front catching 40-50 a day. Channel and blue catfish are fair on stinkbait.

 

Travis

 

EXCELLENT. Water clear 75 degrees; 8.73’ low. Largemouth bass are excellent fishing in 5-15’ with wacky worms, topwater (early), and square billed crankbaits. Plastic frogs are effective in grass beds and lily pads. White bass are excellent with jigs, crankbaits, and slabs working main lake points and humps. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs in 12-20’. Catfish are good on cut bait and prepared baits in 5-20’.

 

Twin Buttes

 

FAIR. Water Stained. 61-62 Degrees. 7.81’ low. Black bass are fair to good moving further out without a normal structure pattern. So we continue working vegetation and rip rap. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs suspending over piles and moving out from creek structures. White bass are fair off drops with Alabama rigs. Catfish are fair on live and prepped baits.

 

Tyler

 

GOOD. Water clear; 72 degrees; 0.37’ high. Black bass are good on Carolina rigged creature baits and works, bladed spinners and crankbaits fishing dock structures and brushy shorelines in 6-18’. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows in brush piles. Catfish are good on prepared bait and live bait. White bass are excellent in 25’ -40’ on swimbaits and slabs.

 

Waco

 

GOOD. Water clear 75 degrees; 0.12’ high. Largemouth bass are good on spinnerbaits, chrome crankbaits, plastic frogs, and jerk baits in 4-15’. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs fishing structure up to 20′. Sunfish are very good on worms or crickets. Channel and blue catfish are good on cut bait prepared bait.

 

Walter E. Long

 

GOOD. Stained. 77 degrees; Largemouth bass are fair on red plastic worms and lizards, short-billed crankbaits in creeks, and brushy shorelines. Jerk baits and plastic frogs along grass lines and over grass flats. Hybrid stripers are good with slabs and live bait. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on earthworms and prepared bait. Sunfish are good worms.

 

Weatherford

 

GOOD. Water stained; 71 degrees; 0.04’ high. Largemouth bass are fair on spinnerbaits, buzz baits, and plastic worms working depths of 5-17’ Plastic frogs are working well in grass and lily pads. White bass are excellent in 15-35’. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs around docks, marinas, and creeks. Catfish are good on prepared baits, earthworms, and cut bait.

 

White River

 

SLOW. Water stained; 61-62 degrees; 21.73’ low. Drought conditions continue to be in place. Please check boat ramp access. Largemouth bass remain good on Carolina rigged worms, bottom bumpers, and soft plastic white jigs are continuing to best within 25 feet of the shores. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows and appear to be picking up in regularity. Walleye are good on small spinners, and small crankbait reeled very slowly. Channel Cats are great are fair on live bait, cut bait, and stinkbait.

 

Whitney

 

EXCELLENT. Water clear 70-75 degrees; 1.56’ low. Black bass are good on crankbaits, topwater (early), and purple or black plastic worms later in the day fishing 8-18’. White bass are excellent on the main lake with jigging spoons and slabs. Stripers are excellent on jigging slabs and live bait fishing the main lake drop-offs and humps. Watch for diving birds working the feeding schools of White bass and Stripers. Crappie are very good with minnows and jigs in 12-18’. Catfish are good on cut shad and prepared baits.

 

Worth

 

GOOD. Water lightly stained; 71 degrees; 0.58’ low. Largemouth bass are good with spinners, square billed crankbaits, and TX rigged plastic worms working grassy coves and brushy creeks in 5-12’. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs among brush piles and under docks. Catfish are good on live bait and cut bait.

Wright Patman

 

GOOD. Water lightly stained; 72 degrees; 3.65’ high. Largemouth bass are good on swimbaits, TX rigged worms and rattle baits in 4-16’. White bass are good on jigging spoons and slabs. Crappie are fair on jigs and minnows near structure and brush piles in 15’. Catfish are excellent on cut bait, live bait, and blood bait.