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.
CONROE: Water stained; 85-89 degrees; 0.09’ low. Black bass are good on watermelon/blue flake soft plastics and small spinnerbaits. Striped bass are fair on white striper jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs. Catfish are slow.
GIBBONS CREEK: Water stained. Black bass are fair on watermelon red Carolina rigged soft plastics, crankbaits, and spinnerbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on stinkbait and shrimp.
HOUSTON COUNTY: Water stained; 84-88 degrees; 0.07’ high. Black bass to 3 pounds are good on chrome crankbaits and blue flake worms near creek channels at drop offs, and on black/blue jigs in 25 feet. Crappie are fair on live minnows near brush in 20 feet. Bream are good on live worms off piers and around stumps in 15-20 feet. Channel and blue catfish to 3 pounds are good on juglines baited with perch.
LIVINGSTON: Water stained; 86-90 degrees; 0.08 high. Black bass are fair on soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and white tube jigs. Blue catfish are fair on shad. Yellow catfish are slow.
SAM RAYBURN: Water stained; 85-89 degrees; 1.64’ low. Black bass are good on watermelon soft plastic worms with chartreuse tails, and on white/chartreuse spinnerbaits. White bass are good on silver spoons and chartreuse spinnerbaits off points. Crappie are good on minnows and white tube jigs. Bream are good on nightcrawlers. Catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live bait.
STEINHAGEN: 1.36’ high. No report available.
TOLEDO BEND: Water stained; 85-89 degrees; 3.79’ low. Black bass are good on chartreuse/gold flake soft plastic worms. Striped bass are slow. White bass are good on minnows and silver slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Bream are good on crickets and nightcrawlers. Channel and blue catfish are good on stinkbait and live bait. Yellow catfish are slow.