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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; 71-75 degrees; 0.91’ low. Black bass are good on chartreuse spinnerbaits, crankbaits, and Rat-L-Traps in 15-25 feet. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and blue tube jigs. Catfish are fair on liver and nightcrawlers.

GIBBONS CREEK: Water stained. Black bass are good on pumpkinseed spinnerbaits, crankbaits, and Rat-L-Traps. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on stinkbait and live bait.

HOUSTON COUNTY: Water stained; 65-69 degrees; 0.18’ high. Black bass to 2.5 pounds are fair on pumpkinseed Brush Hogs around structure. Crappie are slow. Bream are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow.

LIVINGSTON: Water stained; 70-74 degrees; 0.32’ high. Black bass are good on chartreuse soft plastics and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows. Blue catfish are good on shad, shrimp, and prepared baits. Yellow catfish are slow.

SAM RAYBURN: Water stained; 69-73 degrees; 3.64’ low. Black bass are good on chartreuse soft plastic worms, spinnerbaits, crankbaits, and Rat-L-Traps in 20-30 feet. White bass are good on minnows and Li’l Fishies. Crappie are fair on minnows and pink tube jigs. Bream are fair on worms. Catfish are good on stinkbait, shrimp, and liver.

STEINHAGEN: 1.46’ high. No report available.

TOLEDO BEND: Water stained; 71-75 degrees; 4.89’ low. Black bass are fair on watermelon soft plastic worms, topwaters, and shallow running crankbaits. Striped bass are fair on silver spoons and striper jigs. White bass are good on minnows and hellbenders. Crappie are fair on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs. Bream are fair on nightcrawlers. Channel and blue catfish are good on minnows and prepared bait. Yellow catfish are slow.