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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; 61-65 degrees; 0.30’ high. Black bass are good on watermelon and watermelon red soft plastics, crankbaits, and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are slow.

GIBBONS CREEK: Water stained. Black bass are good on watermelon soft plastics. Crappie are good on minnows and blue tube jigs. Catfish are good on shrimp and stinkbait.

HOUSTON COUNTY: Water stained; 59-63 degrees; 0.23’ high. Black bass to 5 pounds are good on watermelon soft plastic worms near the dam in 12-15 feet, and on Brush Hogs near the pump station in 8-12 feet. White bass are fair across from the marina. Crappie are good on minnows and green tube jigs near the dam and around piers. Bream are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on juglines near the islands.

LIVINGSTON: Water stained; 60-64 degrees; 0.25’ high. Black bass are fair on black/silver spinnerbaits and crankbaits. Striped bass are good on white striper jigs. White bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs. Blue catfish are fair on trotlines baited with shad and cut bait. Yellow catfish are slow.

SAM RAYBURN: Water stained; 61-65 degrees; 3.10’ low. Black bass are good on pumpkinseed soft plastics worms, crankbaits, and spinnerbaits. White bass are fair on live minnows and chartreuse tube jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Bream are fair on worms. Catfish are fair on shrimp and nightcrawlers.

STEINHAGEN: 1.60’ high. No report available.

TOLEDO BEND: Water stained; 62-66 degrees; 3.80’ low. Black bass are fair on watermelon and chartreuse spinnerbaits and crankbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs over brush piles. Bream are good on worms. Channel and blue catfish are good on liver and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.