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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 stained; 75-83 degrees; 16.33’ low. Black bass are fair to good on topwaters, shallow running crankbaits and Texas rigs. Crappie are good on live minnows and jigs over brush piles. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers and cut bait.

ARROWHEAD: Water off color; 75-83 degrees; 18.72’ low. One ramp open and few anglers have been on the lake.

COLORADO CITY: 20.98’ low. No report available.

FT. PHANTOM HILL: Water clear; 74-82 degrees; 14.51' low. Black bass are fair on Zara Spooks, Rat-L-Traps and Texas rigs. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers.

HUBBARD CREEK: Water off color; 75-84 degrees; 26.68’ low. Black bass are good on shakyheads, jigs, Texas rigs and spinnerbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs over deep cover. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers and cut bait.

NASWORTHY: No report available.

OAK CREEK: Water stained; 75-83 degrees; 22.70’ low. Black bass are fair to good on Carolina rigs, Texas rigs, jigs and chatterbaits. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on chartreuse (use Worn-Glo) nightcrawlers.

O.H. IVIE: Water stained; 76-84 degrees; 37.96' low. Black bass are good on Yellow Magics, Texas rigs, jigs and medium swimbaits. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs shallow.

POSSUM KINGDOM: Water fairly clear; 74-81 degrees; 15.15’ low. Black bass are fair to good on drop shot rigs, Carolina rigs, Texas rigs and D22s. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair to good on Humdingers. Striped bass are fair on live shad. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers.

SPENCE: 73.09’ low. No report available.

STAMFORD: 16.36’ low. No report available.

SWEETWATER: Water murky; 75-82 degrees; 25.69’ low. Black bass are fair to good on flukes and Texas rigs. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on prepared bait.

WHITE RIVER: Water stained; 74-82 degrees; 31.78’ low. No report available.