Fish On!
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; 67-71 degrees; 0.83’ low. Black bass are good on watermelon/chartreuse tailed soft plastic worms, spinnerbaits, and topwaters in 10-20 feet. Striped bass are fair on white striper jigs. Crappie are good on minnows and blue/white tube jigs. Catfish are fair on stinkbait, frozen shrimp, and nightcrawlers.

GIBBONS CREEK: Water clear. Black bass are good on chartreuse/black soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and Rat-L-Traps. Crappie are good on minnows and blue tube jigs. Catfish are very good on stinkbait, frozen shrimp, and live bait.

HOUSTON COUNTY: Water stained; 65-69 degrees; 0.04’ high. Black bass to 4 pounds are fair on square-billed jigs, dark grape soft plastic worms, and pumpkinseed Brush Hogs. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Bream are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

LIVINGSTON: Water fairly clear; 68-72 degrees; 0.68’ low. Black bass are fair on chartreuse Rat-L-Traps and crankbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are good on Li’l Fishies. Crappie are fair on minnows. Blue catfish are good on shad and cut bait. Yellow catfish are slow.

SAM RAYBURN: Water murky; 69-73 degrees; 2.85’ low. Black bass are good on watermelon topwaters, soft plastic worms, and spinnerbaits early. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Bream are fair on worms. Catfish are good on punchbait.

STEINHAGEN: 1.64’ high. No report available.

TOLEDO BEND: Water murky; 66-70 degrees; 3.68’ low. Black bass are good on redbug or black/blue worms off points. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and blue tube jigs in 20 feet. Bream are fair on nightcrawlers. Channel and blue catfish good on stinkbait and shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow.