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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; 70-73 degrees; 0.57' high. Black bass are good on buzzbaits, topwater poppers and Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

BENBROOK: Water stained; 69-72 degrees; 2.85' high. Black bass are slow on squarebill crankbaits, swimjigs and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

BOB SANDLIN: Water stained; 71-74 degrees; 0.56' high. Black bass are fair on weightless Senkos, buzzbaits and Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

BONHAM: Water lightly stained; 69-72 degrees; 0.02' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, hollow body frogs, and topwater walking baits. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

BRIDGEPORT: Water lightly stained; 69-73 degrees: 0.17' high. Black bass are good on squarebill crankbaits, small plastic swimbaits on jigheads and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

CADDO: Water stained to muddy; 72-75 degrees; 2.85' high. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged craws, black buzzbaits and hollow body frogs. Crappie are slow on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

CEDAR CREEK: Water lightly stained; 69-73 degrees, 0.02' high. Black bass are fair on squarebill crankbaits, hollow body frogs and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines. White bass are good on slabs and crankbaits. Hybrid striper are good on slabs.

COOPER: Water stained; 71-74 degrees; 1.13' high. Black bass are fair on Flukes, Texas rigged craws and topwater walking baits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Hybrid striper and white bass are good on slabs.

EAGLE MOUNTAIN: Water lightly stained; 69-73 degrees; 0.44' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws, shakeyhead worms, and squarebill crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

FAIRFIELD: Water lightly stained. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws, Flukes and topwater poppers. No report on other species.

FORK: Water lightly stained; 73-75 degrees; 0.07' low. Black bass are fair on white buzzbaits, hollow body frogs and Texas rigged creature baits. White and yellow bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

GRAPEVINE: Water stained; 70-73 degrees; 4.55' high. Black bass are slow on squarebill crankbaits, topwater poppers and Texas rigged creature baits. White bass and hybrid bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

JOE POOL: Water stained; 69-73 degrees; 1.52' high. Black bass are fair on buzzbaits, Texas rigged creature baits and black buzzbaits. White bass are good on slabs and crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

LAKE O' THE PINES: Water lightly stained; 72-75 degrees: 7.12' high. Black bass are fair on hollow body frogs, Texas rigged craws and buzz frogs. White bass are good on slabs and crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

LAVON: Water stained; 71-75 degrees: 3.46' high. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged craws, buzzbaits and bladed jigs. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are slow on trotlines.

LEWISVILLE: Water stained; 69-72 degrees; 1.73' high. Black bass are slow on squarebill crankbaits, Texas rigged craws and topwaters. White bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

MARTIN CREEK: Water lightly stained; 76-82 degrees; 0.03' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws, swim jigs and Pop Rs. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

MONTICELLO: Water stained; 71-74 degrees; 2.08' low. Black bass are good on hollow body frogs, black buzzbaits and Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

PALESTINE: Water lightly stained; 71-75 degrees; 1.45' high. Black bass are good on shakeyhead worms, Texas rigged craws and buzz frogs. Crappie are good on minnows. Hybrid striper are good on minnows. White bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

RAY HUBBARD: Water lightly stained; 70-73 degrees; 0.10' low. Black bass are fair on shallow crankbaits, Texas rigged craws and topwaters. 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 lightly stained: 69-73 degrees; 0.60' high. Black bass are good on medium crankbaits, spinnerbaits and Texas rigged craws. White bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

RICHLAND CHAMBERS: Water lightly stained; 69-72 degrees; 0.17' high. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits, shakeyhead worms and Texas rigged craws. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

TAWAKONI: Water stained; 71-74 degrees; 1.33' high. Black bass are fair on black buzzbaits, Texas rigged creature baits and hollow body frogs. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

TEXOMA: Water stained; 70-73 degrees; 3.71' low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged worms, topwaters and squarebill crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows. Striped bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

WEATHERFORD: Water stained; 69-73 degrees; 0.02' high. Black bass are fair on shakyhead worms, topwaters and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

WRIGHT PATMAN: Water stained; 71-75 degrees; 9.82 high. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged craws, hollow body frogs and buzzbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.