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Posted: May 21, 2014 3:22 PM

Updated: May 21, 2014 3:22 PM

WEEKLY FISHING REPORT

Edited and compiled by J.P. Greeson, Bink Grimes, Kendal Hemphill and Mark Perry for the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department under a federal grant provided by the Sport Fish Restoration Program - updated 5-21-14 at 3:30 p.m.

CENTRAL

BASTROP: Water clear; 75-79 degrees. Black bass are good on crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and soft plastic worms and lizards. Crappie are good on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are very good on live bait, frozen shrimp, and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.

BELTON: Water murky; 71-75 degrees; 9.93' low. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits in coves. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows under lights at night. Channel and blue catfish are good on hot dogs and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are good on trotlines and throwlines baited with live perch. Boats, livewells, and bait buckets must be drained of all water before leaving the area. Details at: http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/regulations/outdoor-annual/fishing/general-rules-regulations/possession-and-transport-of-exotic-aquatic-species.

BROWNWOOD: Water stained; 73-77 degrees; 11.73' low. Black bass to 6 pounds are excellent on craw colored chatterbaits and shad colored crankbaits around docks in 1-5 feet. White bass are excellent on minnows and white tube jigs off lighted docks at night in 1-10 feet. Crappie are excellent on minnows and white or shad Li'l Fishies. Channel catfish are slow. Blue catfish are good on prepared bait in 5-10 feet Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines baited with perch, shrimp, and goldfish in 5-10 feet.

BUCHANAN: Water stained; 72-76 degrees; 30.60' low. Black bass are very good on Bleeding Shad Rat-L-Traps, white Terminator spinnerbaits, and weightless wacky rigged green pumpkin Whacky Sticks in creeks and pockets. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair trolling Shad Raps and jigging Tiny Traps. Crappie are fair on minnows and white tube jigs. Channel catfish are good on live bait and cut bait. Yellow and blue catfish are good on juglines and trotlines.

CANYON LAKE: Water murky; 73-77 degrees; 9.19' low. Black bass are good on JDC Skip-N-Pop topwaters and flukes, and on root beer Baby Brush Hogs in bays. Striped bass are fair trolling Shad Raps. White bass are fair on Road Runners upriver. Smallmouth bass are fair on root beer JDC curl tail grubs and Bleeding Shad Tiny Traps along main lake points. Crappie are good on Curb's crappie jigs and live minnows around submerged brush piles along break lines. Channel catfish are fair in the upper end of the lake. Yellow and blue catfish are fair on juglines and trotlines in creeks.

COLEMAN: Water clear; 72-76 degrees; 17.17' low. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are fair on striper jigs and grubs. Crappie are good on minnows. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

COLORADO RIVER: (At Colorado Bend State Park) No report available.

FAYETTE: Water stained. Black bass are fair on shallow running shad colored crankbaits over grass, and on watermelon Carolina rigged soft plastic worms along the outside edges of grass. Channel and blue catfish are slow.

GRANBURY: Water stained; 73-77 degrees; 11.02' low. Black bass are good on watermelon soft plastics and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are fair on white striper jigs. White bass are fair on minnows and chartreuse spinnerbaits. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on stinkbait, nightcrawlers, and shrimp.

GRANGER: Water stained; 74-78 degrees; 0.01' low. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on pink tube jigs over brush piles. Blue catfish are good on stinkbait and Zote soap. Yellow catfish are good on trotlines baited with live perch in the river.

LBJ: Water stained; 72-76 degrees; 0.30' low. Black bass to 4 pounds are good on JDC Skip-N-Pop topwaters, watermelon red flukes, and green pumpkin tubes along break lines of flats in 10-20 feet. Striped bass are fair on white striper jigs and Pirk Minnows. White bass are fair trolling Shad Raps and Tiny Traps. Crappie are good on minnows and blue Curb's crappie jigs over brush piles. Channel catfish are good on live bait and dipbait. Yellow and blue catfish are good on trotlines.

NAVARRO MILLS: Water murky; 73-77 degrees; 1.16' high. Black bass are good on crankbaits and spinnerbaits along banks. White bass are good on slabs and pet spoons. Crappie are fair on chartreuse and black/orange jigs and minnows. Channel catfish are fair on stinkbait. Blue catfish are good on trotlines and juglines baited with minnows and shrimp. Yellow catfish are good on trotlines baited with perch and goldfish.

PROCTOR: Water stained; 73-77 degrees; 9.89' low. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits and crankbaits off points. Striped bass are good on live shad. White bass are good on live shad. Crappie are good on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are good on fresh shad in the lower end of the lake. Yellow catfish are slow.

SOMERVILLE: Water murky; 72-76 degrees; 1.45' low. Black bass are fair on crankbaits. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are good on minnows and slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow.

STILLHOUSE: Water stained; 71-75 degrees; 10.95' low. Black bass are good on green pumpkin soft plastic worms, Rat-L-Traps, and crankbaits. White bass are fair on Li'l Fishies. Crappie are good on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are good on chicken livers and hot dogs. Yellow catfish are slow. Special regulations are in effect for boaters and anglers on this lake - see: www.tpwd.state.tx.us/regulations/outdoor-annual/fishing/general-rules-regulations/possession-and-transport-of-exotic-aquatic-species.

TRAVIS: Water murky; 73-77 degrees; 55.88' low. Black bass are good on pumpkinseed Brush Hogs, chrome topwaters, and grubs in 5-15 feet. Striped bass are slow. White bass are good on chrome jigging spoons and white jigs in 5-20 feet. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are fair on liver and stinkbait in 20-30 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.

WALTER E. LONG: Water lightly stained. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are good on slabs and silver striper jigs. White bass are good on soft plastic curltail minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are fair on nightcrawlers. Yellow catfish are slow.

WHITNEY: Water stained; 71-75 degrees; 12.06' low. Black bass are fair on chartreuse Texas and Carolina rigged soft plastics. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on minnows and spinnerbaits. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on shrimp and cheesebait.

NORTHEAST

ATHENS: Water clear; 71-75 degrees; 0.10' high. Black bass are good on topwaters and small soft plastic swimbaits. Some fish being caught on weightless Flukes over grass. Crappie are good on tube jigs and minnows. Catfish are fair on rod and reel.

BOB SANDLIN: Water clear; 73-76 degrees; 0.75' low. Black bass are good on black buzzbaits and topwaters near flooded vegetation. Texas rigged creature baits in green pumpkin near shallow cover effective as well. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines and nightcrawlers.

BONHAM: Water stained, 70-74 degrees; 2.32' low. Black bass are good on bladed jigs, crankbaits and spinnerbaits on boat docks and rocky points. Crappie are good on jigs. Catfish are good on jug lines with cut bait. All species being caught from the fishing pier as well.

BRIDGEPORT: Water clear, 70-75 degrees; 22.17' low. Black bass are good on white splatterback Bandit 200 crankbaits and 1/4oz Yellow Magic poppers in yellow frog. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Channel catfish are good on trotlines and rod and reel. Zebra mussels have been found in this reservoir. Boats, livewells, and bait buckets must be drained of all water before leaving the area - details at:http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/regulations/outdoor-annual/fishing/general-rules-regulations/possession-and-transport-of-exotic-aquatic-species.

CADDO: Water stained; 72-75 degrees; 1.69' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rig creature baits in green pumpkin and bladed jigs. White and yellow bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are good on cut shad and trotlines. Special regulations are in effect for boaters and anglers on this lake - see:http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/regulations/outdoor-annual/fishing/general-rules-regulations/possession-and-transport-of-exotic-aquatic-species.

CEDAR CREEK: Water clear; 71-74 degrees; 3.07' low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws on docks in 3-5' of water. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are good on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

COOPER: Water clear; 72-76 degrees; 6.92' low. Black bass are good on shallow crankbaits and wakebaits. Crappie are good on jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

FAIRFIELD: Fishing has been slow since the fish kill in September of 2010. TPWD has discontinued stocking the lake after another kill in early September 2011. Redfish and black bass survived the kill in limited numbers.

FORK: Water clear; 70-74 degrees; 3.03' low. Black bass are good on Strike King 10XDs and soft plastic swimbaits on deep drops. Hollow body frogs effective as well around vegetation near deeper water. White and yellow bass good on slabs and small crankbaits and topwaters. Crappie are good on minnows and white jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

GRAPEVINE: Water clear; 70-74 degrees; 10.38' low. Black bass are good on shallow crankbaits and topwater poppers in shad patterns. Crappie are good on minnows and white jigs. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

JOE POOL: Water clear; 72-76 degrees; 0.33' low. Black bass are fair on shallow crankbaits and topwaters early. Midday deeper brush piles working best. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

LAKE O' THE PINES: Water lightly stained; 72-75; degrees; 2.49' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits and weightless Senkos near grass. Crappie are fair on jigs and minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines. Special regulations are in effect for boaters and anglers on this lake. See:http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/regulations/outdoor-annual/fishing/general-rules-regulations/possession-and-transport-of-exotic-aquatic-species.

LAVON: Water lightly stained; 73-76 degrees; 11.48' low. Black bass are slow on bladed jigs. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are good on tube jigs and minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines. Zebra mussels have been found in this reservoir. Boats, livewells, and bait buckets must be drained of all water before leaving the area - details at:http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/regulations/outdoor-annual/fishing/general-rules-regulations/possession-and-transport-of-exotic-aquatic-species.

LEWISVILLE: Water clear; 71-74 degrees; 7.77' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon candy shakyheads and flick shake worms near larger rock. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are good on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad. Zebra mussels have been found in this reservoir. Boats, livewells, and bait buckets must be drained of all water before leaving the area - details at:http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/regulations/outdoor-annual/fishing/general-rules-regulations/possession-and-transport-of-exotic-aquatic-species.

MARTIN CREEK: Water clear; 75-78 degrees; 0.04 high. Black bass are good on topwater poppers and hollow belly popping frogs. Crappie are good on minnows and chartreuse jigs. White bass are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and rod and reel.

MONTICELLO: Water fairly clear; 73-77 degrees; 0.48' high. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged green pumpkin creature baits and bladed jigs near shallow cover. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

PALESTINE: Water clear; 71-74 degrees; 0.26' high. Black bass are fair on green pumpkin shakyheads and weightless Senkos near docks (topwater bite improving). Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs and topwaters. White bass are fair on jigs and topwaters. Catfish are good on trotlines.

RAY HUBBARD: Water clear; 72-75 degrees; 6.97' low. Black bass are fair on medium diving crankbaits near rip rap. Crappie are slow on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

RAY ROBERTS: Water clear; 71-74 degrees; 8.42' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged green pumpkin soft plastics near shallow timber. Crappie are good on white jigs and minnows. White bass are fair on minnows and topwaters. Catfish are good on cut shad. Zebra mussels have been found in this reservoir. Boats, livewells, and bait buckets must be drained of all water before leaving the area - details at:http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/regulations/outdoor-annual/fishing/general-rules-regulations/possession-and-transport-of-exotic-aquatic-species.

RICHLAND CHAMBERS: Water lightly stained; 71-75 degrees; 7.07' low. Black bass are good on medium crankbaits and topwaters near flooded vegetation. White bass are good on jigs. Hybrid striper are good on minnows and topwaters. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on cut shad and trotlines.

TAWAKONI: Water stained; 71-74 degrees; 7.99' low. Black bass are good on green pumpkin creature baits and hollow body frogs near shallow cover. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows. White bass are good on slabs. Striped bass and hybrid striper are fair on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are good on trotlines. Please call ahead to verify access at ramp of your choice. Lake access is severely limited due to low water.

TEXOMA: Water clear; 70-74 degrees; 8.49' low. Black bass are good on topwater walking baits and Texas rigged plastics. Crappie are fair on minnows and tube jigs. Striped bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are good on trotlines. Zebra mussels have been found in this reservoir. Boats, livewells, and bait buckets must be drained of all water before leaving the area - details at:http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/regulations/outdoor-annual/fishing/general-rules-regulations/possession-and-transport-of-exotic-aquatic-species.

WEATHERFORD: Water clear; 70-74 degrees; 6.77' low. No report available. Please call ahead as low water is making launching difficult.

WRIGHT PATMAN: Water lightly stained; 72-75 degrees; 8.31' high. Black bass are good on topwaters and hollow body frogs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines. Special regulations are in effect for boaters and anglers on this lake - see:http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/regulations/outdoor-annual/fishing/general-rules-regulations/possession-and-transport-of-exotic-aquatic-species.

SOUTH

AMISTAD: Water fairly clear; 74-78 degrees; 46.21' low. Black bass are good on green tubes, Senkos, and spinnerbaits in 15-45 feet. Striped bass are good on Red Fins. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and trolling hellbender crankbaits. Catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.

BRAUNIG: Water clear. Black bass are good on green pumpkin soft plastics and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are good down rigging spoons near the dam. Redfish are slow. Channel and blue catfish are very good on shrimp, cheesebait, and cut bait.

CALAVERAS: Water clear. Black bass are fair on dark soft plastic worms and crankbaits over reed beds. Striped bass are fair on chicken livers and shad near the dam. Redfish are slow. Channel catfish are good on shrimp and nightcrawlers. Blue catfish are good on cut bait and liver. Yellow catfish are slow.

CHOKE CANYON: Water clear; 74-78 degrees; 24.54' low. Black bass are good on blue/white deep running crankbaits and watermelon Carolina rigged soft plastic worms and lizards. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel catfish are fair on live bait. Blue and yellow catfish are good on cheesebait in 5-10 feet.

COLETO CREEK: Water stained; 75 degrees in main lake, 87 degrees at hot water discharge; 3.76' low. Black bass to 6 pounds are good on pumpkinseed soft plastics and spinnerbaits in 6-8 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs in 10-12 feet. Channel and blue catfish to 19 pounds are good on trotlines and droplines baited with live perch in 10-12 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.

FALCON: Water stained; 75-79 degrees; 29.00' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon and chartreuse soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and deep running crankbaits. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are excellent on frozen shrimp, stinkbait, nightcrawlers, and cut bait under cormorants. Yellow catfish are slow. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.

SOUTHEAST

AMISTAD: Water fairly clear; 74-78 degrees; 46.21' low. Black bass are good on green tubes, Senkos, and spinnerbaits in 15-45 feet. Striped bass are good on Red Fins. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and trolling hellbender crankbaits. Catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.

BRAUNIG: Water clear. Black bass are good on green pumpkin soft plastics and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are good down rigging spoons near the dam. Redfish are slow. Channel and blue catfish are very good on shrimp, cheesebait, and cut bait.

CALAVERAS: Water clear. Black bass are fair on dark soft plastic worms and crankbaits over reed beds. Striped bass are fair on chicken livers and shad near the dam. Redfish are slow. Channel catfish are good on shrimp and nightcrawlers. Blue catfish are good on cut bait and liver. Yellow catfish are slow.

CHOKE CANYON: Water clear; 74-78 degrees; 24.54' low. Black bass are good on blue/white deep running crankbaits and watermelon Carolina rigged soft plastic worms and lizards. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel catfish are fair on live bait. Blue and yellow catfish are good on cheesebait in 5-10 feet.

COLETO CREEK: Water stained; 75 degrees in main lake, 87 degrees at hot water discharge; 3.76' low. Black bass to 6 pounds are good on pumpkinseed soft plastics and spinnerbaits in 6-8 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs in 10-12 feet. Channel and blue catfish to 19 pounds are good on trotlines and droplines baited with live perch in 10-12 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.

FALCON: Water stained; 75-79 degrees; 29.00' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon and chartreuse soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and deep running crankbaits. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are excellent on frozen shrimp, stinkbait, nightcrawlers, and cut bait under cormorants. Yellow catfish are slow. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.

SOUTHEAST

CONROE: Water stained; 72-76 degrees; 0.21' high. Black bass are good on chartreuse soft plastics and chartreuse/white Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and pink/white tube jigs. Catfish are good on bloodbait, shrimp, and liver.

GIBBONS CREEK: Water clear. Black bass are good on watermelon red Carolina rigged soft plastics, and on blue/white crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows and green/white tube jigs. Catfish are good on stinkbait, nightcrawlers, and liver.

HOUSTON COUNTY: Water stained; 73-77 degrees; 0.37' high. Black bass to 9 pounds are very good on white spinnerbaits, purple soft plastic worms, red Brush Hogs, and watermelon Senkos. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows near the dam. Bream are good on live worms around docks and grass beds. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

LIVINGSTON: Water fairly clear; 72-76 degrees; 0.50' high. Black bass are good on crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and soft plastics. Striped bass are fair but small on slabs, pet spoons, and troll tubes. White bass are good on slabs, pet spoons, and troll tubes. Crappie are good on minnows. Blue catfish are good on shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

SAM RAYBURN: Water murky; 73-77 degrees; 1.33' low. Black bass are good on watermelon red Senkos, lizards, and Rat-L-Traps. White bass are fair on minnows and Charlie slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows over brush piles. Bream are fair on nightcrawlers. Catfish are good on trotlines baited with liver and perch.

STEINHAGEN: 1.49' high. No report available.

TOLEDO BEND: Water murky; 72-76 degrees; 0.46' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon red soft plastics and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are good on spoons in the river. Crappie are fair on chartreuse jigs under the bridge. Channel and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait. Yellow catfish are slow.

PANHANDLE

GREENBELT: 43.39' low. No report available.

MACKENZIE: 98.76' low. No report available.

MEREDITH: 89.95' low. No report available.

PALO DURO: 53.23' low. No report available.

WEST

ALAN HENRY: Water stained; 68-73 degrees; 16.42' low. Black bass are fair to good on topwaters, flukes, Senkos, Texas rigs and jigs. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows and jigs around shallow cover. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers.

ARROWHEAD: Water off color; 68-71 degrees; 17.94' low. One ramp open and few anglers have been on the lake.

COLORADO CITY: 21.73' low. No report available.

FT. PHANTOM HILL: Water clear; 69-73 degrees; 14.19' low. Black bass are fair on black/blue jigs, Rat-L-Traps and Texas rigs. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers.

HUBBARD CREEK: Water off color; 68-72 degrees; 25.61' low. Black bass are good on jigs, Texas rigs and weightless soft plastics. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and cut bait.

NASWORTHY: No report available.

OAK CREEK: Water stained; 69-73 degrees; 23.71' low. Black bass are fair Texas rigged lizards or worms, jigs and Senkos. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on cut bait and nightcrawlers.

O.H. IVIE: Water stained; 69-74 degrees; 48.5' low. Black bass are good on Texas rigs, jigs and weightless flukes. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs shallow.

POSSUM KINGDOM: Water fairly clear; 68-73 degrees; 15.02' low. Black bass are fair to good on drop shot rigs, jigs, Rat-L-Traps and Texas rigs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair to good on Humdingers. Striped bass are fair on live shad. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers.

SPENCE: 73.12' low. No report available.

STAMFORD: 16.39' low. No report available.

SWEETWATER: Water murky; 68-73 degrees; 25.13' low. Black bass are fair to good on flukes and Texas rigs. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on prepared bait.

WHITE RIVER: Water stained; 69-74 degrees; 35.21' low. No report available.

COASTAL

NORTH SABINE: Trout are fair to good on the Louisiana shoreline on topwaters and Corkies. Flounder are fair on jigs tipped with shrimp around marsh drains.

SOUTH SABINE: Trout are fair to good under birds and pods of shad. Sheepshead and black drum are good at the jetty on live shrimp. Trout are fair to good around Lighthouse Cove on topwaters.

BOLIVAR: Trout are fair to good on the south shoreline on Bass Assassins, Tidal Surges and Sand Eels. Black drum, sand trout and redfish are good at Rollover Pass.

TRINITY BAY: Trout are good for drifters working pods of shad and mullet on Bass Assassins, Trout Killers and Sand Eels. Waders have taken better trout on the shell along the east shoreline.

EAST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are good on the south shoreline on Catch 5s, MirrOlures and Catch 2000s. Whiting and sand trout are good on the edge of the Intracoastal on fresh shrimp.

WEST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are fair for waders on topwaters and Corkies in the afternoon. Sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp and crabs.

TEXAS CITY: Trout are fair to good on Dollar Reef on live shrimp. Redfish are fair in Moses Lake on mullet and shrimp.

FREEPORT: Trout are fair to good at San Luis Pass on shrimp. Sand trout and sheepshead are good on live shrimp on the reefs in Christmas Bay. Black drum are good at the jetties on cracked blue crabs.

EAST MATAGORDA BAY: Trout are fair for drifters on live shrimp over humps and scattered shell. Redfish are fair to good on the edge of the Intracoastal on crabs and mullet.

WEST MATAGORDA BAY: Redfish are fair to good on the edge of Oyster Lake on shrimp and crabs. Trout are fair on shell and grass on soft plastics. Redfish are fair to good in Lake Austin on crabs.

PORT O'CONNOR: Trout and redfish are fair on plastics over sand and grass in the guts in San Antonio Bay. Trout and redfish are fair for drifters working the back lakes with live shrimp.

ROCKPORT: Trout are fair to good in the guts and channels on free-lined shrimp. Black drum are good in the Lydia Ann Channel on crabs. Trout are fair over grass while drifting with live shrimp.

PORT ARANSAS: Redfish are fair to good at East Flats and around Dagger Island on shrimp and crabs. Trout, redfish and sheepshead are fair to good at the jetty on shrimp.

CORPUS CHRISTI: Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on Gulps and live shrimp. Redfish are good in the potholes on shrimp. Trout are good for drifters working like shrimp over sand and grass.

BAFFIN BAY: Trout are fair to good on topwaters and plastics around rocks and sand and grass. Trout are good at night in the Land Cut on live shrimp.

PORT MANSFIELD: Trout are fair on topwaters around sand and grass at the Saucer. Redfish are fair to good while drifting pot holes and while anchored with natural baits at East Cut.

SOUTH PADRE: Trout are good around the spoil islands, channel edges and color changes on DOA Shrimp and live shrimp. Redfish are fair on shrimp and Gulps on the flats on the incoming tide.

PORT ISABEL: Trout and redfish are fair to good on the flats on live shrimp. Redfish are fair to good in South Bay on shrimp.

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