Fish On!
weekly fishing reports by region
 
NORTHEAST 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.

NORTHEAST
ATHENS: Water lightly stained; 58-63 degrees; 0.40' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits, weightless Senkos and spinnerbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

BOB SANDLIN: Water lightly stained; 59-64 degrees; 0.83' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, bladed jigs, and spinnerbaits. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are good on slabs.  Catfish are good on trotlines.

BONHAM: Water stained; 58-62 degrees; 2.81' low. Black bass are slow on Rat L Traps, jerkbaits, jigs and bladed jigs.  Crappie are slow on minnows and jigs along creek channels. Catfish are good drifting cut bait.

BRIDGEPORT: Water lightly stained, 59-63 degrees: 0.28' high. Black bass are fair on shakyhead worms, squarebill crankbaits and spinnerbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

CADDO: Water stained; 59-64 degrees; 0.90' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws, lipless crankbaits and bladed jigs.  Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are slow on trotlines and cut shad.

CEDAR CREEK: Water stained; 58-62 degrees; 0.01' low. Black bass are fair on squarebill crankbaits, Texas rigged craws and bladed jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows, Catfish are fair on trotlines.

COOPER: Water stained to muddy; 3.64' low. No report available.

FAIRFIELD: Water lightly stained; 63-72 degrees; 0.10' low. Black bass fair on Texas rigged craws, spinnerbaits and flipping jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish no report. Redfish no report.

FORK: Water lightly stained; 59-63 degrees; 2.04' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged lizards and craws, soft plastic swimbaits and squarebill crankbaits.  White and yellow bass are slow on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows.  Catfish are fair on trotlines.

GRAPEVINE: Water stained; 57-61 degrees; 0.20' high. Black bass are good on flipping jigs, weightless Senkos and spinnerbaits. White bass and hybrid bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

JOE POOL: Water lightly stained; 58-62 degrees; 0.14' high. Black bass are good on weightless Senkos, bladed jigs and shakeyhead worms. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are slow on trotlines.

LAKE O' THE PINES: Water lightly stained; 59-63 degrees: 0.87' high. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits, bladed jigs and lipless crankbaits. White bass are fair on slabs.  Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

LAVON: Water stained; 58-62 degrees: 2.10' low. Black bass are fair on squarebill crankbaits, spinnerbaits and bladed jigs.  White bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

LEWISVILLE: Water stained; 57-61 degrees; 0.17' high. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits, bladed jigs and soft jerkbaits. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

MARTIN CREEK: Water lightly stained; 73-79 degrees; 0.63' low. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits, wake baits, and Texas rig craws. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

MONTICELLO: Water stained; 72-77 degrees; 0.65' high. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits, bladed jigs and Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

PALESTINE: Water lightly stained; 58-61 degrees; 0.25' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits, bladed jigs and weightless Senkos. Crappie are fair on minnows. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

RAY HUBBARD: Water lightly stained; 58-62 degrees; 0.62' low. Black bass are slow on spinnerbaits, Texas rigged worms and shakyhead worms. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs.  White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Catfish are slow on trotlines.

RAY ROBERTS: Water stained; 58-61 degrees; 0.02' low. Black bass are fair on lipless crankbaits, Texas rigged creature baits and spinnerbaits. White bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.

RICHLAND CHAMBERS: Water lightly stained; 57-61 degrees; 0.19' low. Black bass are fair on bladed jigs, Texas rigged craws and spinnerbaits. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

TAWAKONI: Water stained; 59-63 degrees; 2.71' low. Black bass are fair on bladed jigs, flipping jigs and Texas rigged craws. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Hybrid bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

TEXOMA: Water stained; 57-61 degrees; 0.73' low. Black bass are good on shakyhead worms, squarebill crankbaits and Texas rigged worms. Crappie are good on minnows. Striped bass are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

WEATHERFORD: Water lightly stained; 0.25' low. No report available.

WRIGHT PATMAN: Water stained; 4.13' high. No report available.