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; 70-74 degrees; 28.68’ low. Black bass are good on topwaters, spinnerbaits, jerkbaits, and soft plastics. Striped bass are good on watermelon crankbaits and Red Fins. White bass are fair on live minnows, jigging spoons, and small white crankbaits. Crappie are slow. Catfish are good on cheesebait, shrimp, and nightcrawlers. Yellow catfish are very good on trotlines and droplines 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 fair on green pumpkin crankbaits and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are fair down rigging spoons near the dam and jetty. Redfish are slow. Channel and blue catfish are fair on shrimp, cheesebait, and cut bait. Yellow catfish are slow.

CALAVERAS: Water stained. Black bass are fair on watermelon soft plastic worms and crankbaits. Striped bass are slow. Redfish are slow. Channel catfish are slow. Blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

CHOKE CANYON: Water murky; 68-72 degrees; 24.50’ low. Black bass are fair on watermelon spinnerbaits and Texas rigged soft plastic worms and lizards. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnow tipped jigs. Drum are slow. Channel and blue catfish are fair on punchbait and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live perch.

COLETO CREEK: Water murky; 75 degrees in main lake, offline at hot water discharge; 0.62’ high. Black bass are fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and Rat-L-Traps. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and green tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are fair on perch and shrimp. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live perch.

FALCON: Water murky; 68-72 degrees; 19.33’ low. Black bass are good on watermelon crankbaits and Carolina rigged soft plastics. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are good on cut bait and stinkbait in the river. Yellow catfish are slow. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.