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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 murky; 69-73 degrees; 0.67’ high. Black bass are good on green pumpkin Carolina rigged soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits. Striped bass are fair on chartreuse striper jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and green tube jigs. Catfish are good on stinkbait, liver, and cheesebait.

GIBBONS CREEK: Water clear. Black bass are good on green pumpkin soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs. Catfish are slow.

HOUSTON COUNTY: Water stained; 75-79 degrees; 0.99’ high. Black bass are fair on purple soft plastic worms and chartreuse spinnerbaits. Smallmouth bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on live minnows near the islands. Bream are good on live worms. Channel and blue catfish are good on shad and live worms. Yellow catfish are slow.

LIVINGSTON: Water fairly clear; 70-74 degrees; 1.74’ high. Black bass are good on chartreuse Rat-L-Traps and crankbaits. Striped bass are fair on black Rat-L-Traps and Zara spooks. White bass are fair on slabs and Li’l Fishies. Crappie are good on minnows. Blue catfish are good on shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

SAM RAYBURN: Water stained; 69-73 degrees; 4.09’ high. Black bass are fair on chartreuse Senkos, lizards, and Brush Hogs. White bass are fair on jigging spoons. Crappie are good on minnows and tube jigs in shallow areas. Bream are good on nightcrawlers and crickets. Catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait.

STEINHAGEN: 1.30’ high. No report available.

TOLEDO BEND: Water murky; 68-72 degrees; 0.22’ high. Black bass are fair on watermelon Rat-L-Traps, crankbaits, and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are good on Li’l Fishies and spoons in the river. Crappie are fair on chartreuse jigs. Channel and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait. Yellow catfish are slow.