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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; 88-92 degrees; 24.61’ low. Black bass are good on jigs and Texas rigged soft plastic worms in 4-14 feet. Striped bass are fair trolling crankbaits along the bluffs up Devil’s River. White bass are fair trolling crankbaits along the bluffs up Devil’s River. Channel and blue catfish are fair on stinkbait in 6-10 feet. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines 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 fair on chartreuse spinnerbaits and soft plastic worms in reeds. Striped bass are fair on shad and perch off points near the pier. Redfish are good on shad and silver spoons. Channel and blue catfish are fair on liver, cheesebait, and minnows near the dam.

CALAVERAS: Water murky. Black bass are fair on watermelon Rat-L-Traps near the dam. Striped bass are slow. Redfish are good down rigging spoons, and on live bait near the crappie wall. Channel and blue catfish are fair on liver, stinkbait, and nightcrawlers. Yellow catfish are slow.

CHOKE CANYON: Water murky; 85-89 degrees; 22.59’ low. Black bass are good on chartreuse crankbaits and soft plastic worms. White bass are fair on Li’l Fishies. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are fair on shrimp and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live perch.

COLETO CREEK: Water stained; 98 degrees at the hot water discharge, 87 degrees in main lake; 1.12’ low. Black bass are good on watermelon soft plastic worms and crankbaits in 8-10 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs in 8-12 feet. Channel and blue catfish are good on live perch and cut bait in 8-10 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.

FALCON: Water murky; 88-92 degrees; 33.19’ low. Black bass are good on chartreuse soft plastics and spinnerbaits in 10-20 feet. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are very good on minnows and white tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are excellent on shrimp, cut bait, and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.