Fish On!
weekly fishing reports by region
 
 
WEST 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.

WEST
ALAN HENRY: Water super clear main lake, stained up river; 80 degrees; 2.41’ low. Black bass are good on spoons, swimming jigs, 7” Power Worms, clear topwaters and buzzbaits. Crappie are fair. Catfish are good up to 35 pounds on juglines.

ARROWHEAD: Water fairly clear; 85-89 degrees; 1.44’ low. Black bass are fair to good on buzzbaits early, midday switching to squarebill crankbaits and Texas rigs. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Catfish are good on worms and stinkbait.

COLORADO CITY: 22.13’ low. No report available.

FT. PHANTOM HILL: Water murky; 84-88 degrees; 0.73’ low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigs, jigs and chatterbaits. Crappie are fair on jigs and minnows. Catfish are fair to good on cut bait.

HUBBARD CREEK: Water off color; 85-90 degrees; 1.47’ low. Black bass are fair to good on Yellow Magics early and late, midday switching to Texas rigs, drop shot rigs and jigs. Crappie are fair to good on jigs and minnows. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers and live shad.

NASWORTHY: 84-89 degrees; 1.3’ low. Black bass are fair to good on shallow running crankbaits, Texas rigs and jigs. No reports on crappie. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and cut bait.

OAK CREEK: Water stained; 84-88 degrees; 11.03’ low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigs, drop shot rigs and jigs. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on chartreuse (use Worn-Glo) nightcrawlers.

O.H. IVIE: Water stained; 86-90 degrees; 36.11' low. Black bass are fair to good on Zara Spooks early, midday switching to Carolina rigs, Texas rigs, drop shot rigs and jigs. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair to good on live bait.

POSSUM KINGDOM: Water off color; 84-90 degrees; 0.05’ low. Black bass are fair to good on DD22s, drop shot rigs, Texas rigs and Carolina rigs. Crappie are fair to good on jigs and minnows. White bass are fair to good on Little Georges. Striped bass are fair on live shad. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and cur bait.

SPENCE: 55.44’ low. No report available.

STAMFORD: 0.73’ low. No report available.

SWEETWATER: Water off color; 83-89 degrees; 23.34’ low. No report available.

WHITE RIVER: Water stained; 84-89 degrees; 18.85’ low. No report available.