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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; 86-89 degrees; 0.06' high. Black bass are fair on Carolina rigged Flukes, weightless Senkos and Yellow Magic poppers. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.

BOB SANDLIN: Water lightly stained; 84-88 degrees; 0.19' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, swim jigs and hollow body frogs. Crappie are slow on minnows. White bass are fair on minnows and topwaters. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

BONHAM: Water lightly stained; 83-86 degrees; 2.14' low. Black bass are slow on topwater baits, crankbaits, and Texas rigged soft plastics around rocks and boat docks and.  Crappie are good on minnows on brush piles in 12-15'. Catfish are slow cut bait and frozen shad.

BRIDGEPORT: Water lightly stained, 83-87 degrees: 0.19' low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws, shakeyhead worms and shallow crankbaits near rip rap. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Catfish are slow on trotlines.

CADDO: Water stained; 87-90 degrees; 0.30' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, weightless Senkos, and hollow body frogs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.

CEDAR CREEK: Water lightly stained; 83-87 degrees; 0.15' high. Black bass are good on squarebill crankbaits, Texas rigged worms and shakeyhead worms. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.

COOPER: Water stained; 1.79' low. No report available.

FAIRFIELD: No report available.

FORK: Water lightly stained; 84-88 degrees; 0.40' low. Black bass are fair on football jigs, Carolina rigged worms and deep diving crankbaits.  Some fish being caught early on topwaters. White and yellow bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.

GRAPEVINE: Water lightly stained; 83-87 degrees; 0.28' high.  Black bass are good on deep diving crankbaits, Texas rigged craws and topwaters. White bass and hybrid bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.

JOE POOL: Water lightly stained; 84-87 degrees; 0.09' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged worms, shakyhead worms and football head jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

LAKE O' THE PINES: Water stained; 84-89 degrees: 1.82' high. Black bass are slow on buzzbaits, hollow body frogs and weightless Senkos.  White bass are good on minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

LAVON: Water stained; 84-89 degrees: 0.36' low. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits, weightless Senkos and Texas rigged creature baits. White bass are slow on slabs and minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.

LEWISVILLE: Water lightly stained; 83-88 degrees; 0.04' low. Black bass are good on shallow crankbaits, topwaters and shakyhead worms. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

MARTIN CREEK: Water lightly stained; 88-96 degrees; 0.41' low. Black bass are slow on hollow body frogs, weightless Senkos, and Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

MONTICELLO: Water stained; 88-97 degrees; 0.05' high. Black bass are slow on Flick shake worms, deep diving crankbaits and shakyhead worms. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are slow on trotlines and cut shad.

PALESTINE: Water lightly stained; 84-87 degrees; 0.12' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged worms, shakyhead worms and swim jigs. Crappie are good on minnows. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs.  White bass are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.

RAY HUBBARD: Water lightly stained; 84-88 degrees; 0.26' low. Black bass are slow on Flukes, football jigs, and Carolina rigged craws. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are slow on trotlines.

RAY ROBERTS: Water lightly stained; 84-87 degrees; 0.31' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged worms, football jigs and deep diving crankbaits. White bass are good on minnows and slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are slow on trotlines.

RICHLAND CHAMBERS: Water lightly stained; 85-88 degrees; 0.15' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, Texas rigged worms and shakeyhead worms. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and rod and reel.

TAWAKONI: Water lightly stained; 85-90 degrees; 1.48' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, hollow body frogs and shallow crankbaits. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

TEXOMA: Water lightly stained; 83-86 degrees; 17.26' high. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged craws, topwater walking baits and shakyhead worms. Crappie are fair on minnows in deeper brush piles. Striped bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.

WEATHERFORD: Water lightly stained; 0.80' low. No report available.

WRIGHT PATMAN: Water stained; 6.80' high. No report available.