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weekly fishing reports by region
 
CENTRAL REPORTS

Compiled and edited by J.P. Greeson, Bink Grimes, Kendal Hemphill and Mark Perry for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department under a federal grant provided by the Sport Fish Restoration Program.

CENTRAL
BASTROP: Water murky; 79-83 degrees. Black bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

BELTON: Water murky; 76-80 degrees; 23.40’ high. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

BROWNWOOD: Water murky; 76-80 degrees; 0.42’ high. Black bass are good on soft plastics, buzzbaits, and spinnerbaits over grass. Hybrid striper are fair on shad. White bass are good on minnows and Li’l Fishies off lighted docks at night. Crappie are fair on minnows and white tube jigs. Channel catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live bait.

BUCHANAN: Water murky; 77-81 degrees; 0.10’ low. Black bass are good on watermelon red Scoundrel worms and Senkos, and on cotton candy JDC Skip-N-Pop topwaters on secondary points early. Striped bass are good on chartreuse soft plastics, Zara spooks, and black/blue crankbaits at daylight. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and Curb's crappie jigs over brush piles. Channel catfish are good on shrimp and dipbait. Yellow and blue catfish are fair on juglines and trotlines baited with perch and nightcrawlers.

CANYON LAKE: Water murky; 76-80 degrees; 2.75’ high. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Smallmouth bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.

COLEMAN: Water murky; 78-82 degrees; 0.05’ high. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

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

FAYETTE: Water murky. Black bass are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow.

GRANBURY: Water murky; 75-79 degrees; 0.03’ low. Black bass are fair on watermelon soft plastic worms and Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are slow. White bass are good on minnows and pet spoons. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers, chicken livers, and stinkbait.

GRANGER: Water murky; 76-80 degrees; 6.76’ high. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

LBJ: Water stained; 77-81 degrees; 0.73’ low. Black bass are good on white Pop-Rs, pumpkinseed Curb's jigs, and chartreuse Whacky Sticks in 10-20 feet at daylight. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and pink Curb's crappie jigs over brush piles. Channel catfish are fair on minnows and stinkbait. Yellow and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with live perch.

NAVARRO MILLS: Water murky; 76-80 degrees; 11.13’ high. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel catfish are slow. Blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

PROCTOR: Water murky; 74-78 degrees; 22.18’ high. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

SOMERVILLE: Water murky; 76-80 degrees; 18.87’ high. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

STILLHOUSE: Water murky; 77-81 degrees; 15.97’ high.  Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

TRAVIS: Water murky; 78-82 degrees; 1.66’ high. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

WALTER E. LONG: Water murky. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

WHITNEY: Water murky; 75-79 degrees; 27.60’ high. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Catfish are slow.