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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; 48-51 degrees; 0.48' high. Black bass are good on bladed jigs, Texas rigged craws and lipless crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

BENBROOK: Water stained; 46-50 degrees; 0.71' high. Black bass are slow on Carolina rigged worms, shakeyhead worms and deep diving crankbaits. Crappie are slow on minnows. White bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

BOB SANDLIN: Water lightly stained; 48-51 degrees; 0.32' high. Black bass are fair on bladed jigs, shakeyhead worms and black and blue jigs on docks. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

BONHAM: Water stained; 45-49 degrees; 0.05' low. Black bass are slow on spinnerbaits, suspending jerkbaits, and Ned rigs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are slow on trotlines and prepared bait.

BRIDGEPORT: Water lightly stained; 46-49 degrees: 0.07' high. Black bass are fair on suspending jerkbaits, shakeyhead worms and shallow 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 lightly stained; 48-52 degrees; 1.92' high.  Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits, spinnerbaits and bladed jigs. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.

CEDAR CREEK: Water lightly stained; 46-49 degrees, 0.01' low. Black bass are slow on shakeyhead worms, spinnerbaits and medium crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs.

COOPER: Water stained; 48-51 degrees; 0.18' high. Black bass are slow on bladed jigs, spinnerbaits and weightless Senkos. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Hybrid striper and white bass are fair on slabs.

EAGLE MOUNTAIN: Water lightly stained; 46-50 degrees; 0.27' high. Black bass are fair on shakeyhead worms, Ned rigs, and bladed jigs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are slow on trotlines and prepared bait.

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

FORK: Water lightly stained; 46-49 degrees; 0.22' low. Black bass are fair on Billy Dyson rigs, bladed jigs, and single Colorado blade spinnerbaits. White and yellow bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs near bridges. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.

GRAPEVINE: Water stained; 46-48 degrees; 0.90' high. Black bass are slow on shallow crankbaits, shakeyhead worms and suspending jerkbaits. White bass and hybrid bass are good on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

JOE POOL: Water stained to muddy; 46-49 degrees; 0.30' low. Black bass are slow on bladed jigs, Texas rigged creature baits and shakeyhead worms. White bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.

LAKE O' THE PINES: Water lightly stained; 49-52 degrees: 4.03' high. Black bass are fair on bladed jigs, lipless crankbaits and spinnerbaits. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.

LAVON: Water stained to muddy; 47-50 degrees: 0.19' high. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged craws, lipless crankbaits and bladed jigs. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

LEWISVILLE: Water stained; 46-48 degrees; 0.45' high. Black bass are fair on Ned rig worms, suspending jerkbaits and shakeyhead worms. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

MARTIN CREEK: Water lightly stained; 75-81 degrees; 0.09' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, swim jigs and spinnerbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and white jigs. White bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

MONTICELLO: Water stained; 46-49 degrees; 2.33' low. Black bass are fair on bladed jigs, lipless crankbaits and Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are good on minnows and chartreuse jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

PALESTINE: Water lightly stained; 46-50 degrees; 0.55' high. Black bass are good on shakeyhead worms, green pumpkin jigs and bladed jigs. Crappie are good on minnows and white jigs. Hybrid striper are good on minnows. White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.

RAY HUBBARD: Water lightly stained; 46-49 degrees; 0.04' low. Black bass are slow on suspending jerkbaits, Texas rigged craws and spinnerbaits.  Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

RAY ROBERTS: Water stained: 45-48 degrees; 0.15' high. Black bass are fair on Carolina rigged worms, bladed jigs and lipless crankbaits. White bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

RICHLAND CHAMBERS: Water lightly stained; 46-49 degrees; 0.14' high. Black bass are fair on bladed jigs, shakeyhead worms and Texas rigged creature baits. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs Catfish are good on trotlines.

TAWAKONI: Water stained to muddy; 47-50 degrees; 0.35' high. Black bass are good on bladed jigs, Texas rigged craws and spinnerbaits. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Hybrid bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.

TEXOMA: Water stained to muddy; 45-48 degrees; 1.08' high. Black bass are good on umbrella rigs, shakeyhead worms and suspending jerkbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and white jigs. Striped bass are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

WEATHERFORD: Water stained; 46-49 degrees; 0.22' low. Black bass are slow on shakyhead worms, spinnerbaits and Ned rigs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

WRIGHT PATMAN: Water stained; 48-57 degrees; 10.92 high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, spinnerbaits and bladed jigs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.