Fish On!
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; 52-56 degrees; 24.88’ low. Black bass are good on jerkbaits, spinnerbaits, jigging spoons, crankbaits and soft plastics. Striped bass are good on jigs, spoons, slabs, and large jerkbaits. White bass are good on jigging spoons, grubs, and crankbaits. Catfish are fair on cheesebait, shrimp, and nightcrawlers over baited holes. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines and throwlines baited with live perch. 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 live shad and silver jigging spoons. Redfish are good on live perch and shad. Channel catfish are good on stinkbait and shrimp. Blue catfish are good on minnows and shad.

CALAVERAS: Water stained. Black bass are fair on watermelon crankbaits and soft plastics. Striped bass are fair on white striper jigs. Redfish are fair on live perch and shad. Channel and blue catfish are good on liver, shrimp, and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.

CHOKE CANYON: Water murky; 46-50 degrees; 23.43’ low. Black bass are good on chrome jigs and watermelon soft plastic lizards in the grass. White bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on punchbait and liver. Yellow catfish are slow.

COLETO CREEK: Water murky; 52 degrees in main lake, 48 at hot water discharge; 0.70’ low. Black bass to 6 pounds are fair on crankbaits and worms. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish to 6 pounds are fair on live perch in 8-10 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.

FALCON: Water murky; 50-54 degrees; 15.43’ low. Black bass are fair on bladed spinnerbaits and large soft plastic worms. Crappie are fair on minnows and white tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are good on cut bait, shrimp, and stinkbait. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.