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; 79-83 degrees; 24.40’ low. Black bass are good on topwaters, crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and soft plastic frogs. Striped bass are fair on topwaters and large jerkbaits. White bass are fair on crankbaits and minnows. Channel and blue catfish are good 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 murky. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. Redfish are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow.

CALAVERAS: Water murky. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. Redfish are slow. Channel catfish are slow. Blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

CHOKE CANYON: Water murky; 78-82 degrees; 21.16’ low. Black bass are good on chartreuse spinnerbaits, crankbaits, and large soft plastic worms. Crappie are fair on minnows and white tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are fair on stinkbait and minnows. Yellow catfish are slow.

COLETO CREEK: Water murky; 94 degrees at the hot water discharge, 88 degrees in main lake; 0.27’ high. Black bass to 5 pounds are good on chartreuse spinnerbaits and crankbaits in 8-10 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish to 7 pounds are fair on live perch and cut bait in 8-10 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.

FALCON: Water murky; 80-84 degrees; 27.04’ low. Black bass are good on watermelon spinnerbaits and shallow running crankbaits in the north end of the lake. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp and stinkbait. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.