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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; 62-66 degrees; 0.47’ low. Black bass are good on green pumpkin soft plastics, Rat-L-Traps, and crankbaits in 10-25 feet. Striped bass are good on chartreuse striper jigs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on stinkbait and shrimp.

GIBBONS CREEK: Water clear. Black bass are fair on perch colored spinnerbaits and crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on hot dogs, shrimp, and liver.

HOUSTON COUNTY: Water stained; 60-64 degrees; 0.15’ high. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Bream are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

LIVINGSTON: Water fairly clear; 64-68 degrees; 0.23’ high. Black bass are good on watermelon soft plastics with chartreuse tails, and on Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and white tube jigs. Blue catfish are good on shad, shrimp, and prepared baits. Yellow catfish are slow.

SAM RAYBURN: Water murky; 64-68 degrees; 2.90’ low. Black bass are fair on pumpkinseed soft plastic worms and Rat-L-Traps in 20-30 feet. White bass are good on silver spoons. Crappie are fair on live minnows and white tube jigs. Bream are slow. Catfish are good on stinkbait and minnows.

STEINHAGEN: 0.58’ high. No report available.

TOLEDO BEND: Water murky; 63-67 degrees; 3.70’ low. Black bass are fair on watermelon red and chartreuse soft plastic worms and crankbaits in 20-30 feet. Striped bass are good on silver spoons and striper jigs. White bass are good on minnows and silver spoons. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs. Bream are fair on nightcrawlers. Channel and blue catfish are good on minnows and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.