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weekly fishing reports by region
SOUTH 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.

SOUTH
AMISTAD: Water murky; 74-78 degrees; 32.90’ low. Black bass are good on jigs, Senkos, and craw worms. Striped bass are good on Rat-L-Traps, slab spoons, topwaters, shad, spooks, and small crankbaits. White bass are good on Rat-L-Traps, slab spoons, topwaters, shad, spooks, and small crankbaits. Catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.

BRAUNIG: Water stained. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are fair on liver and shad near the pier and at Dead Tree Point. Redfish are fair on perch, shad, and silver spoons. Channel catfish are excellent on liver, shrimp, cut bait, and cheesebait. Blue catfish are fair on cut bait.

CALAVERAS: Water stained. Black bass are fair on dark soft plastic worms, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits around reed beds. Striped bass are slow. Redfish are good on perch and tilapia along the shoreline. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

CHOKE CANYON: Water stained; 78-82 degrees; 27.44’ low. Black bass are fair on perch colored Rat-L-Traps. White bass are fair on Li’l Fishies. Crappie are fair on minnows and white tube jigs. Drum are fair on live worms. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.

COLETO CREEK: Water murky; 76 degrees in main lake, 91 degrees at hot water discharge; 4.14’ low. Black bass to 4 pounds are fair on watermelon soft plastics and spinnerbaits in 6-8 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs near Coletoville Bridge in 10-12 feet. Channel and blue catfish to 16 pounds are fair on trotlines and droplines baited with live perch in 8-10 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.

FALCON: Water murky; 79-83 degrees; 31.37’ low. Black bass are fair on white and chartreuse/white crankbaits and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on cut bait and shad. Yellow catfish are slow. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.