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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; 65-69 degrees; 17.10’ low. Black bass are fair on watermelon spinnerbaits, crankbaits, and soft plastic worms. Striped bass are fair on slabs and grubs. White bass are fair on slabs and crankbaits. Catfish are fair on shrimp, nightcrawlers, and cheesebait. Yellow catfish are 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 murky. Black bass are fair on watermelon spinnerbaits, crankbaits, and soft plastic worms. Striped bass are fair on liver and shad. Redfish are fair on tilapia, crawfish, perch, and shad near Dead Tree Point. Channel and blue catfish are fair on shrimp and shad.

CALAVERAS: Water murky. Black bass are fair on chartreuse crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and Rat-L-Traps near the dam. Striped bass are good on Rat-L-Traps and chicken livers along the shoreline. Redfish are slow. Channel catfish are fair on liver, shrimp, and nightcrawlers. Blue catfish are good on stinkbait and nightcrawlers. Yellow catfish are slow.

CHOKE CANYON: Water stained; 61-65 degrees; 19.83’ low. Black bass are good on watermelon jigs and large soft plastic lizards in the grass, and fair on crankbaits. White bass are fair on minnows upriver. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are good on stinkbait and shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow.

COLETO CREEK: Water murky; 67 degrees at the hot water discharge, 57 degrees in main lake; 2.77’ low. Black bass to 5 pounds are fair on chartreuse soft plastics and crankbaits in 8-10 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

FALCON: Water murky; 62-66 degrees; 32.74’ low. Black bass are good on chartreuse spinnerbaits and Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on 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.