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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; 54-58 degrees; 0.33' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged worms, bladed jigs and weightless Flukes. Crappie are good on minnows and white jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

BOB SANDLIN: Water lightly stained; 55-58 degrees; 0.24' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, bladed jigs and weightless Senkos. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are good on slabs.  Catfish are fair on trotlines.

BONHAM: Water lightly stained; 53-57 degrees; 2.90' low. Black bass are slow on jerkbaits and bladed jigs.  Crappie are slow on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good drifting cut bait.

BRIDGEPORT: Water lightly stained, 54-57 degrees: 0.19' high. Black bass are slow on weightless Senkos on deeper docks, bladed jigs in shad patterns and medium crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

CADDO: Water stained; 55-59 degrees; 0.50' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, Texas rigged craws and bladed jigs.  Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are slow on trotlines and cut shad.

CEDAR CREEK: Water stained; 54-57 degrees; 0.03' low. Black bass are slow on lipless crankbaits, spinnerbaits and bladed jigs. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows, Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.

COOPER: Water stained to muddy; 3.60' low. No report available.

FAIRFIELD: Water lightly stained; 65-71 degrees; 0.01' low. Black bass good on Texas rigged creature baits and bladed jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish no report. Redfish no report.

FORK: Water lightly stained; 55-58 degrees; 2.27' low. Black bass are slow on squarebill crankbaits, bladed jigs and lipless crankbaits.  White and yellow bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows near bridges.  Catfish are fair on trotlines.

GRAPEVINE: Water stained; 53-56 degrees; 0.25' high. Black bass are fair on Megabass 110 jerkbaits in mat shad, shallow crankbaits and bladed jigs in shad patterns. White bass and hybrid bass are slow on slabs. Crappie are slow on minnows. Catfish are good on prepared bait and rod and reel.

JOE POOL: Water lightly stained; 54-57 degrees; 0.03' high. Black bass are fair on weightless Senkos, bladed jigs and lipless crankbaits. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

LAKE O' THE PINES: Water lightly stained; 56-58 degrees: 1.00' high. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits, bladed jigs and lipless crankbaits. White bass are slow on slabs.  Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

LAVON: Water stained; 55-58 degrees: 2.83' low. Black bass are slow on weightless worms, lipless crankbaits and bladed jigs.  White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and chartreuse jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.

LEWISVILLE: Water stained; 53-56 degrees; 0.06' high. Black bass are slow on suspending jerkbaits, bladed jigs and shakeyhead worms. White bass are slow on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and white jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

MARTIN CREEK: Water lightly stained; 82-85 degrees; 1.10' low. Black bass are fair on weightless Flukes, bladed jigs, and Texas rig creature baits. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are slow on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

MONTICELLO: Water stained; 81-85 degrees; 0.71' high. Black bass are fair on bladed jigs, flipping jigs and Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are slow on trotlines.

PALESTINE: Water lightly stained; 53-57 degrees; 0.15' high. Black bass are good on finesse jigs, bladed jigs and lipless crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Hybrid striper are good on slabs and minnows. White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

RAY HUBBARD: Water lightly stained; 55-57 degrees; 0.18' low. Black bass are slow on spinnerbaits, football jigs and shakyhead worms. Crappie are good on minnows.  White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Catfish are slow on trotlines.

RAY ROBERTS: Water stained; 53-57 degrees; 0.07' high. Black bass are slow on bladed jigs, Carolina rigged worms and spinnerbaits. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and punch bait.

RICHLAND CHAMBERS: Water lightly stained; 53-56 degrees; 0.25' low. Black bass are slow on bladed jigs, Texas rigged craws and weightless Flukes. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are slow on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

TAWAKONI: Water stained; 55-58 degrees; 2.67' low. Black bass are slow on bladed jigs, lipless crankbaits and flipping jigs. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Hybrid bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

TEXOMA: Water stained; 52-56 degrees; 0.04' low. Black bass are good on suspending jerkbaits, umbrella rigs and weightless Flukes. Crappie are fair on minnows. Striped bass are good on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

WEATHERFORD: Water lightly stained; 0.53' low. No report available.

WRIGHT PATMAN: Water stained; 4.06' high. No report available.