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weekly fishing reports by region
 
SOUTHEAST 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.

SOUTHEAST
CONROE: Water stained; 73-77 degrees; 0.65’ low. Black bass are good on pumpkinseed/chartreuse soft plastics, Senkos, crankbaits, and Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are fair on chartreuse striper jigs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on stinkbait, live bait, and nightcrawlers.

GIBBONS CREEK: Water clear. Black bass are good on watermelon soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and Rat-L-Traps. Crappie are good on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs. Catfish are fair on minnows and hot dogs.

HOUSTON COUNTY: Water stained; 73-77 degrees; 0.11’ low. Black bass to 8 pounds are fair on buzzbaits, and on watermelon and green pumpkin soft plastc worms near structure. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on live minnows. Bream are good on live worms. Channel and blue catfish are good on juglines baited with live bait. Yellow catfish are slow.

LIVINGSTON: Water fairly clear; 75-79 degrees; 0.44’ low. Black bass are good on green pumpkin spinnerbaits and crankbaits. Striped bass are fair on Zara spooks and chartreuse Rat-L-Traps. White bass are fair on pet spoons, hellbenders, and slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and pink tube jigs. Blue catfish are good on shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

SAM RAYBURN: Water murky; 73-77 degrees; 2.38’ low. Black bass are fair on watermelon red soft plastic worms and chartreuse crankbaits. White bass are good on slabs and white/gold spoons. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Bream are fair on nightcrawlers. Catfish are good on live bait, shrimp, and punchbait.

STEINHAGEN: 1.42’ high. No report available.

TOLEDO BEND: Water murky; 73-77 degrees; 3.60’ low. Black bass are very good on watermelon soft plastic worms, spinnerbaits, flukes, and topwaters early and late. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows in 12-15 feet over baited holes. Bream are good on nightcrawlers. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.