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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; 0.55’ 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; 0.04’ high. Black bass to 6 pounds are fair on watermelon spinnerbaits near the marina. 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; 0.30’ low. Black bass are fair on soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are good on pet spoons, hellbenders, and slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Blue catfish are fair on shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

SAM RAYBURN: Water murky; 73-77 degrees; 2.20’ 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: 1.50’ high. No report available.

TOLEDO BEND: Water murky; 73-77 degrees; 3.20’ low. Black bass are good on watermelon/blue flake Finesse and redbug soft plastic worms. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on minnows and silver spoons. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Bream are good on crickets and nightcrawlers. Channel and blue catfish are good but small on punchbait. Yellow catfish are slow.