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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; 79-86 degrees; 0.19’ high. Black bass are fair on topwaters early, spinnerbaits, Texas rigs and weightless flukes. Crappie are fair to good on jigs and minnows. Catfish are fair on chartreuse (use Worm-Glo) nightcrawlers.

ARROWHEAD: Water off color; 78-87 degrees; 0.1’ high. No report available.

COLORADO CITY: 18.14’ low. No report available.

FT. PHANTOM HILL: Water clear; 80-88 degrees; 6.32’ low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigs, shakyheads and medium running crankbaits. Crappie are fair to good on jigs and minnows. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers.

HUBBARD CREEK: Water off color; 81-89 degrees; 17.57’ low. Black bass are fair to good on Yellow Magics early, later switching to chatterbaits, Texas rigs and jigs. Crappie are fair to good on jigs and minnows. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and live shad.

NASWORTHY: No report available.

OAK CREEK: Water stained; 79-87 degrees; 17.55’ low. Black bass are fair to good on topwaters early, later switching to Carolina rigs, spinnerbaits, Texas rigs and crankbaits. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs under a slip cork. Catfish are fair on chartreuse (use Worn-Glo) nightcrawlers.

O.H. IVIE: Water stained; 79-86 degrees; 40.82' low. Black bass are good on Yellow Magics early, later switching to shakyheads, Texas rigs, split shot rigged flukes and crankbaits. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs fished shallow. Catfish are fair to good on live bait.

POSSUM KINGDOM: Water fairly clear; 79-87 degrees; 0.34’ high. Black bass are fair to good on spinnerbaits, Texas rigs, jigs and medium running crankbaits. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on Road Runners. Striped bass are fair on live shad. Catfish are fair to good on live shad and nightcrawlers.

SPENCE: 57.98’ low. No report available.

STAMFORD: 0.22’ low. No report available.

SWEETWATER: Water off color; 79-86 degrees; 28.42’ low. No report available.

WHITE RIVER: Water stained; 80-87 degrees; 14.81’ low. No report available.