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NORTHEAST 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.

NORTHEAST
ATHENS: Water clear to lightly stained; 63-66 degrees; 0.09' low. Black bass are good on topwaters, buzzbaits and white spinnerbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

BENBROOK: Water stained to muddy; 62-66 degrees; 10.55' high. Black bass are slow on squarebill crankbaits, bladed jigs and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are slow on minnows. White bass are slow on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

BOB SANDLIN: Water lightly stained; 64-67 degrees; 0.23' high. Black bass are good on buzzfrogs, Texas rigged craws and spinnerbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

BONHAM: Water stained; 62-64 degrees; 0.27' high. Black bass are good on shallow crankbaits, topwaters, and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are good on brush piles on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
BRIDGEPORT: Water lightly stained to stained; 63-66 degrees: 0.36' high. Black bass are good on Megabass S Cranks and shallow crankbaits along rocky points. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are slow on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

CADDO: Water lightly stained; 65-68 degrees; 0.90' high.  Black bass are good on spinnerbaits, buzz frogs and bladed jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.

CEDAR CREEK: Water lightly stained; 62-65 degrees, 0.23' high. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits, Texas rigged craws and squarebill crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are good on slabs.

COOPER: Water stained to muddy; 77-85 degrees; 0.71' high. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits, bladed jigs and Texas rigged worms. Crappie are fair on minnows. Hybrid striper and white bass are fair on slabs.

EAGLE MOUNTAIN: Water lightly stained; 62-65 degrees; 0.39' high. Black bass are good on shallow crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and bladed jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.

FAIRFIELD: Water lightly stained. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, bladed jigs and topwater poppers. No report on other species.

FORK: Water lightly stained; 62-66 degrees; 0.20' high. Black bass are fair on bladed jigs, Carolina rigged creature baits, and shallow crankbaits. White and yellow bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.

GRAPEVINE: Water stained to muddy; 62-65 degrees; 13.91' high. Black bass are fair on squarebill crankbaits, bladed jigs and medium crankbaits. White bass and hybrid bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are slow on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines. Please call ahead to confirm ramps are open.

JOE POOL: Water stained to muddy; 62-66 degrees; 5.44' high. Black bass are slow on spinnerbaits, Texas rigged creature baits and bladed jigs. White bass are slow on slabs. Crappie are slow on minnows. Catfish are slow on trotlines. Please call ahead to confirm ramps are open.

LAKE O' THE PINES: Water lightly stained; 64-67 degrees: 0.73' high. Black bass are good on bladed jigs, black buzzbaits and Texas rigged craws. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

LAVON: Water stained to muddy; 63-66 degrees: 9.30' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, shallow crankbaits and bladed jigs. White bass are fair on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines. Please call ahead to confirm ramps are open.

LEWISVILLE: Water stained to muddy; 62-65 degrees; 5.72' high. Black bass are slow on shallow crankbaits, bladed jigs and spinnerbaits. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines. Please call ahead to confirm ramps are open.

MARTIN CREEK: Water lightly stained; 80-88 degrees; 0.01' low. Black bass are good on buzz frogs, buzzbaits and shallow crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

MONTICELLO: Water stained; 62-66 degrees; 2.27' low. Black bass are fair on shallow crankbaits, black and blue jigs and shakeyhead worms. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

PALESTINE: Water lightly stained; 61-64 degrees; 0.53' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, shakeyhead worms and bladed jigs. Crappie are good on minnows. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

RAY HUBBARD: Water lightly stained; 62-66 degrees; 0.08' high. Black bass are fair on crankbaits, Texas rigged craws and spinnerbaits.  Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

RAY ROBERTS: Water stained to muddy: 61-65 degrees; 5.96' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, bladed jigs and squarebill crankbaits. White bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines. Please call ahead to confirm ramps are open.

RICHLAND CHAMBERS: Water lightly stained; 63-66 degrees; 0.42' high. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits, swim jigs and finesse jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

TAWAKONI: Water stained to muddy; 63-66 degrees; 1.31' high. Black bass are fair on bladed jigs, spinnerbaits and Texas rigged creature baits. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

TEXOMA: Water stained to muddy; 61-64 degrees; 6.69' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, bladed jigs and white spinnerbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Striped bass are good on slabs. Catfish are slow on trotlines. Please call ahead to confirm ramps are open.

WEATHERFORD: Water stained; 62-64 degrees; 0.03' low. Black bass are good on shakyhead worms, Texas rigged craws and weightless Senkos. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

WRIGHT PATMAN: Water stained to muddy; 64-66 degrees; 5.24' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, bladed jigs and spinnerbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.