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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; 81-86 degrees; 0.01' high. Black bass are fair on split shot Flukes, hollow body frogs and Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.

BENBROOK: Water stained; 80-85 degrees; 1.21' low. Black bass are fair on shakyhead worms, Carolina rigged worms and shallow to medium crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

BOB SANDLIN: Water stained; 82-86 degrees; 0.08' high. Black bass are fair on shakeyheads docks, weightless Senkos and hollow body frogs along shoreline vegetation. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

BONHAM: Water lightly stained to stained; 80-84 degrees; 0.04' low. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits, hollow body frogs, buzzbaits and shallow running crankbaits. Crappie are good on brushpiles in 12-15' on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good along creek channel on cut bait.

BRIDGEPORT: Water lightly stained, 81-85 degrees: 1.15' low. Black bass are good on white buzzbaits, white spinnerbaits and, Texas rigged craws.  Crappie are good on minnows and white jigs. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are good on slabs and minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

CADDO: Water stained to muddy; 83-87 degrees; 0.20' high.  Black bass are good on weightless Flukes, hollow body frogs and buzzbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

CEDAR CREEK: Water stained to lightly stained; 79-83 degrees; 0.15 low. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged craws, Yellow Magic topwaters and spinnerbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Hybrid striper are good on slabs and topwaters.

COOPER: Water stained; 82-85 degrees; 0.64' low. Black bass are slow on black buzzbaits, weightless Flukes and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are fair on minnows. Hybrid striper and white bass are good on slabs.

EAGLE MOUNTAIN: Water lightly stained; 80-84 degrees; 0.63' low. Black bass are fair on squarebill crankbaits, Yellow Magic topwaters and shakyhead worms.  Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

FAIRFIELD: Water lightly stained. Black bass are slow on buzzbaits, Texas rigged creature baits, weightless Senkos and Texas rigged craws. No report on other species.

FORK: Water lightly stained to stained; 81-85 degrees; 0.73' low. Black bass are fair on white buzzbaits, football jigs and deep diving crankbaits. White and yellow bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait

GRAPEVINE: Water stained to lightly stained; 80-84 degrees; 0.37' low. Black bass are fair d on squarebill crankbaits, Texas rigged craws and Reaction Innovations Vixen topwaters. White bass and hybrid bass are good on minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

JOE POOL: Water stained; 81-85 degrees; 0.15' low. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits, Carolina rigged creature baits and Texas rigged craws. White bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

LAKE O' THE PINES: Water stained; 82-86 degrees: 1.31' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, hollow body frogs and weightless Flukes. White bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

LAVON: Water stained; 81-85 degrees: 0.27' low. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged craws, black buzzbaits and shallow crankbaits.  White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.

LEWISVILLE: Water lightly stained; 80-84 degrees; 0.60' low'. Black bass are fair on squarebill crankbaits, Texas rigged craws and shakyhead worms.  White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

MARTIN CREEK: Water stained; 85-89 degrees; 0.34' low. Black bass are fair on white buzzbaits, weightless Flukes and Senkos as well as shakyhead worms Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are fairon minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

MONTICELLO: Water stained; 81-85 degrees; 2.59' low. Black bass are slow on weightless Flukes, hollow body frogs and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are slow on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

PALESTINE: Water lightly stained; 80-85 degrees; 0.20' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, hollow body frogs and buzzbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs.  White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

RAY HUBBARD: Water lightly stained; 82-85 degrees; 0.43' low. Black bass are fair on Senkos, shakyhead worms and Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

RAY ROBERTS: Water lightly stained: 80-84 degrees; 0.06' low. Black bass are good on Yellow Magics, weightless Flukes and football jigs. White bass are good on minnows and topwaters. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

RICHLAND CHAMBERS: Water lightly stained; 80-85 degrees; 0.05' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws, squarebill crankbaits and buzzbaits. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

TAWAKONI: Water stained; 82-85 degrees; 0.24' low. Black bass are fair on black buzzbaits, hollow body frogs and Texas rigged craws. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Hybrid bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

TEXOMA: Water lightly stained; 79-83 degrees; 1.88' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws, topwaters and medium crankbaits.  Crappie are good on minnows and jigs on docks.  Striped bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

WEATHERFORD: Water lightly stained; 80-84 degrees; 0.75' low. Black bass are slow on shakeyhead worms, Flukes and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

WRIGHT PATMAN: Water stained to muddy; 82-86 degrees; 7.97' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, black buzzbaits and hollow body frogs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs Catfish are good on trotlines.