NORTHEAST

ATHENS: Water clear, 81-86 degrees; 3.91' low. Black bass are slow on weightless Senkos, wacky worms and shakyheads. The evening topwater bite improving. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows. Catfish are good on cut shad.

BOB SANDLIN: Water clear; 82-86 degrees; 6.89' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged Zoom U-Tail worms and Baby Brush Hogs in green pumpkin. Crappie are fair on jigs. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

*CADDO: Water stained; 81-86 degrees; 1.11' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits around stumps. White and yellow bass are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut bait.

CEDAR CREEK: Water clear; 81-85 degrees; 5.79' low. Black bass are good on swim jigs and bladed jigs. Some fish being caught on Carolina rigs in deeper water from brush piles. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.

COOPER: Water clear; 82-86 degrees; 10.94' low. Black bass are good on nail weighted Flukes and wacky worms. Crappie are good on jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on live shad. Catfish are fair on cut bait and trotlines.

FORK: Water clear; 81-85 degrees; 5.59' low. Black bass are good on drop shots in 20-35' of water near channel bends and brush piles. The shallow bite has been consistent throughout the day on Texas rigged LFT Flippers in black/blue. Frog bite near grass beds has been sporadic. Yellow bass and white bass are slow on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows near bridges and brush piles. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

*LAKE O' THE PINES: Water lightly stained; 82-86 degrees; 3.28' low. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged creature baits and craws. Crappie are slow on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

*LAVON: Water lightly stained; 82-87 degrees; 10.02' low. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged soft plastics and jigs along deeper points. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.

MARTIN CREEK: Water clear; 82-86 degrees; 3.90' low. Black bass are slow on weightless Senkos around shallow cover and hollow body frogs early in the day in the same areas. Crappie are slow on jigs. White bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are good on prepared bait and trotlines.

MONTICELLO: Water fairly clear; 82-87 degrees; 0.22' high. Black bass are good on shad pattern squarebill crankbaits and swimjigs near stumps. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows. Catfish are good on cut shad and trotlines.

PALESTINE: Water clear; 81-85 degrees; 1.38' low. Black bass are good on shakyheads and split shot rigs near docks and timber closest to deep water. Crappie are fair on minnows. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. White bass are fair on jigs and minnows. Catfish are good on cut bait.

RICHLAND CHAMBERS: Water clear; 82-87 degrees; 8.83' low. Black bass are good on medium crankbaits near brush piles in 8-10'. Topwater bite effective early and late with poppers working best. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on jigs. Catfish are good on prepared bait.

TAWAKONI: Water stained; 82-86 degrees; 7.65' low. Black bass are excellent on Texas rigged creature baits rigged with heavier weights around shallow cover — black buzzbaits in early morning are effective as well. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Striped bass and hybrid striper are good on slabs. Catfish are good on cut bait and trotlines.

*TEXOMA: Water clear; 81-85 degrees; 0.26' high. Black bass are fair on topwaters and shakyheads. Striped bass are good on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

*WRIGHT PATMAN: Water lightly stained; 81-86 degrees; 5.39' high. Black bass are good on Missile Baits D Bombs in black/blue fished slow around shallow cover. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows. Catfish are good on cut bait.

SOUTHEAST

CONROE: Water lightly stained; 85-89 degrees; 3.27' low. Black bass are fair on chartreuse and watermelon red Carolina rigged soft plastics, Senkos, and Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are fair on white striper jigs. Crappie are good on minnows and pink tube jigs. Catfish are good on doughbait and shrimp.

GIBBONS CREEK: Water clear. Black bass are good on watermelon Carolina rigged soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and blue tube jigs. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers and live perch.

HOUSTON COUNTY: Water stained; 87-91 degrees; 1.79' low. Black bass to 5 pounds are good on dark metal flake spinnerbaits, crankbaits, and Carolina rigged soft plastic worms in 15 feet. Crappie are good on minnows around structure. Bream are good on live worms off grass beds around the islands. Channel catfish are fair on juglines baited with perch. Yellow catfish are slow.

LIVINGSTON: Water stained; 85-89 degrees; 1.35' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon Rat-L-Traps and crankbaits. Striped bass are fair on silver spoons and striper jigs. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Blue catfish are fair on shrimp and shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

SAM RAYBURN: Water lightly stained; 82-86 degrees; 5.28' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon Rat-L-Traps and topwaters in reeds early. White bass are fair on spoons over humps. Crappie are fair on minnows over baited holes. Bream are fair on nightcrawlers. Catfish are good on trotlines baited with liver and nightcrawlers.

TOLEDO BEND: Water lightly stained; 82-86 degrees; 4.07' low. Black bass are good on watermelon topwaters and redbug soft plastic worms early and late. Striped bass are slow. White bass are good on spoons over ridges. Crappie are slow. Bream are good on crickets and nightcrawlers in 5-10 feet. Channel and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with shrimp and nightcrawlers. Yellow catfish are slow.

COASTAL

NORTH SABINE: Trout are fair to good under birds and pods of shad on soft plastics. Redfish are good under rafts of shad on topwaters. Redfish are good in the marsh on small topwaters.

SOUTH SABINE: Trout are fair to good under birds and pods of shad. Trout are good at the jetty on live bait and topwaters. Trout are good in the surf on topwaters and shad.

BOLIVAR: Trout are good on the outgoing tide at Rollover Pass on MirrOlures and soft plastics. Redfish have been taken at the mouth of the marsh on Gulps. Tarpon have been showing along the beach.

TRINITY BAY: Trout are good for drifters working pods of shad and mullet. Trout are good around the wells on live shrimp and croakers. Trout, redfish and flounder are good at the spillway on live bait.

EAST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are good for drifters working deep shell on glow, plum and purple Sand Eels, Bass Assassins, Tidal Surges and TTF plastics. Trout are fair to good on the shell adjacent to the channel on live shrimp and croakers.

WEST GALVESTON BAY: Sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp and crabs. Trout are good in the surf on live bait and topwaters. Offshore is good for kingfish, ling and dolphin. Tarpon are good along the beachfront.

TEXAS CITY: Trout are fair to good on the reefs and in the channel on live shrimp and croakers. Redfish and sand trout are fair to good in Moses Lake on shrimp.

FREEPORT: Trout are good at San Luis Pass on shrimp, MirrOlures and soft plastics. Trout, redfish, sand trout and sheepshead are good on live shrimp on the reefs in Christmas and Bastrop bay.

EAST MATAGORDA BAY: Trout are good for drifters on live shrimp over mid-bay reefs.

Redfish and black drum have been good in the middle of the bay. Trout and redfish are good for waders tossing croakers on the south shoreline.

WEST MATAGORDA BAY: Trout are fair on sand and grass humps on soft plastics and topwaters. Redfish and black drum are fair on live shrimp in Oyster Lake and around Shell island. Trout are good in the surf on live bait and topwaters.

PORT O'CONNOR: Trout and redfish are fair to good on topwaters and live bait over sand, grass and shell in San Antonio Bay. Trout and redfish are fair for drifters working the back lakes with live shrimp. Tarpon have been found around the jetty. Trout are good in the surf and at the jetty.

ROCKPORT: Trout are good in the guts and channels on free-lined shrimp. Trout are fair over grass while drifting with live shrimp. Redfish are good on piggy perch and shrimp around Mud Island.

PORT ARANSAS: Trout, redfish and sheepshead are fair to good at the jetty on shrimp and croakers. Trout are good in the surf on topwaters and croakers. Offshore is good for dolphin, ling, kingfish and tuna.

CORPUS CHRISTI: Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on piggy perch, Gulps and live shrimp. Redfish are good in the potholes on shrimp. Trout are good in the surf on croakers and live shrimp.

BAFFIN BAY: Trout are good on topwaters and soft plastics around rocks and grass. Redfish are fair to good on the flats on small topwaters. Trout are good at night in the Land Cut on glow plastics and Gulps.

PORT MANSFIELD: Trout are good on topwaters on the edge of the channel and around sand and grass along spoils. Redfish are fair to good while drifting pot holes with Gulps under a popping cork.

SOUTH PADRE: Trout are good over sand and grass in South Bay. Tarpon are showing at the pass. Redfish are best on the flats on gold spoons and Gulps under popping cork.

PORT ISABEL: Trout and redfish are fair to good on the flats on live shrimp and DOA Shrimp under a popping cork. Trout are good on the deeper edges and flats on live shrimp and Gulps.

 

 

 

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