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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; 57-61 degrees; 29.23’ low. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits, crankbaits, jerkbaits, and soft plastics. Striped bass are good on slabs and small crankbaits under birds. White bass are fair on slabs and small crankbaits under birds. Catfish are fair on prepared bait over baited holes. 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 silver striper jigs near the pier. Redfish are slow. Channel catfish are slow. Blue catfish are fair on shrimp and cut bait.

CALAVERAS: Water stained. Black bass are fair on pumpkinseed worms, crankbaits, and Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are fair on spoons and jigs near the dam. Redfish are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on nightcrawlers and shrimp near the railroad trestle. Yellow catfish are slow.

CHOKE CANYON: Water stained; 54-58 degrees; 28.80’ low. Black bass are fair on watermelon soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and Rat-L-Traps. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Drum are slow. Channel and blue catfish are fair on stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.

COLETO CREEK: Water murky; 58 degrees in main lake, 71 degrees at hot water discharge; 4.30’ low. Black bass to 14 pounds are good on chartreuse crankbaits, soft plastics, and spinnerbaits in 4-8 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish to 12 pounds are good on trotlines and droplines baited with live perch in 8-10 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.
               
FALCON: Water murky; 55-59 degrees; 25.26’ low. Black bass are good on soft plastics and spinnerbaits in shallow areas. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are very good on frozen shrimp and cut bait. Yellow catfish are slow. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.