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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 lightly stained; 60-63 degrees; 0.69' low. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits, flukes and weightless Senkos. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on prepared bait and rod and reel.

BOB SANDLIN: Water lightly stained; 62-65 degrees; 1.89' low. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits, bladed jigs and squarebill crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

BONHAM: Water lightly stained; 61-64 degrees; 2.71' low. Black bass are good on crankbaits, jigs and Texas rig soft plastics. Crappie are good on brush piles with jigs and jigs. Catfish are good on cut bait.

BRIDGEPORT: Water lightly stained, 60-64 degrees: 0.04' high. Black bass are fair on shallow crankbaits and bladed jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Catfish are slow on trotlines.

CADDO: Water stained; 63-66 degrees; 0.50' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits and weightless Senkos.  Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.

CEDAR CREEK: Water lightly stained; 61-64 degrees; 1.80' low. Black bass are fair on squarebill crankbaits and spinnerbaits. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

COOPER: Water stained to muddy; 3.47' low. No report available.

FAIRFIELD: Black bass fishing reported as significantly improved. TPWD discontinued stocking the lake after the fish kill in September 2011. Redfish survived the kill in limited numbers.

FORK: Water lightly stained; 61-64 degrees; 2.77' low. Black bass are good on shallow crankbaits, spinnerbaits and flutter spoons.  White and yellow bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

GRAPEVINE: Water lightly stained; 60-63 degrees; 0.17' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged soft plastics and squarebill crankbaits. White bass and hybrid bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are slow on prepared bait.

JOE POOL: Water lightly stained; 62-65 degrees; 0.81' low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws, shakyheads and soft jerkbaits. White bass are good on minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

LAKE O' THE PINES: Water lightly stained; 63-66 degrees: 0.40' low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits and flipping jigs. White bass are good on slabs.  Crappie are fair on minnows and white jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.

LAVON: Water stained; 62-65 degrees: 3.20' low. Black bass are fair on bladed jigs and flipping jigs.  White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

LEWISVILLE: Water lightly stained; 61-64 degrees; 0.04' high. Black bass are fair on shakyhead worms, Flukes and squarebill crankbaits. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

MARTIN CREEK: Water lightly stained; 85-88 degrees; 2.32' low. Black bass are fair on Flukes, shakyheads and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are good on minnows and chartreuse jigs. White bass are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

MONTICELLO: Water stained; 84-87 degrees; 0.09' high. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged creature baits, spinnerbaits and bladed jigs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.

PALESTINE: Water lightly stained; 61-64 degrees; 1.87' low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged worms, finesse jigs and soft jerkbaits. Crappie are good on minnows. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. White bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

RAY HUBBARD: Water lightly stained; 62-65 degrees; 0.75' low. Black bass are good on shallow crankbaits, wakebaits and shakyhead worms. Crappie are fair on minnows.  White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Catfish are slow on trotlines.

RAY ROBERTS: Water lightly stained; 61-64 degrees; 0.29' high. Black bass are fair on bladed jigs, spinnerbaits and Carolina rigged creature baits. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.

RICHLAND CHAMBERS: Water lightly stained; 62-65 degrees; 1.32' low. Black bass are fair on bladed jigs and Texas rigged worms. White bass are good on slabs.  Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

TAWAKONI: Water stained; 62-65 degrees; 2.47' low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws and flipping jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

TEXOMA: Water stained; 61-64 degrees; 1.40' high. Black bass are good on jerkbaits, medium crankbaits and shakyhead worms. Crappie are good on minnows. Striped bass are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

WEATHERFORD: Water lightly stained; 0.74' low. No report available.

WRIGHT PATMAN: Water stained; 3.37' high. No report available.