Weekly Fishing Reports for Area Lakes
Below are the fishing reports for area lakes as reported by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department this week.
Water murky; 73–78 degrees; 10.46' low. Black bass are good on watermelon and craw colored crankbaits and spinnerbaits in 5–15 feet. Hybrid striper are fair on minnows. White bass are good on minnows and Li'l Fishies. Crappie are fair on minnows and white tube jigs in 10–20 feet. Channel catfish are fair on shrimp and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are good on trotlines baited with perch.
Water lightly stained; 71–75 degrees; 15.44' low. Black bass are good on pumpkinseed Rat–L–Traps, spinnerbaits, and soft plastic worms and lizards. Hybrid striper are fair on live shad. Crappie are good on minnows at night. Channel catfish are good on shrimp and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.
O.H. Ivie Reservoir
Water stained; 73–79 degrees; 41.41' low. Black bass are good on Texas rigs, jigs, Senkos and drop shot rigs. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on slabs and Rooster Tails. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and cut bait.
Water stained; 72–76 degrees; 0.21' low. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits and crankbaits off points. Striped bass are fair on minnows. White bass are fair on shad and Li'l Fishies. Crappie are good on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are good on cut bait and shrimp. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live bait.