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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; 73-77 degrees; 0.29' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, weightless Senkos and hollow body frogs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on rod and reel and trotlines.

BOB SANDLIN: Water lightly stained; 74-78 degrees; 0.46' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws and creature baits and hollow body frogs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on minnows and topwaters. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

BONHAM: Water lightly stained; 73-76 degrees; 2.94' low. Black bass are good on topwater baits, shallow crankbaits, and Texas rigged soft plastics around rocks, docks and secondary points.  Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good cut bait and frozen shad.

BRIDGEPORT: Water lightly stained, 73-77 degrees: 0.22' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, topwater poppers and squarebill crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are fair on trotlines and punch bait.

CADDO: Water stained; 75-79 degrees; 1.50' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, buzzbaits, and hollow body frogs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

CEDAR CREEK: Water lightly stained; 73-76 degrees; 0.07' low. Black bass are fair on squarebill crankbaits, Texas rigged craws and topwaters. White bass are good on slabs and crankbaits. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

COOPER: Water stained; 3.22' low. No report available.

FAIRFIELD: No report available.

FORK: Water lightly stained; 74-77 degrees; 0.16' high. Black bass are good on deep diving crankbaits, football jigs and Carolina rigged worms. White and yellow bass are good on slabs and minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

GRAPEVINE: Water lightly stained; 73-76 degrees; 0.13' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged worms, football jigs and topwater poppers. White bass and hybrid bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.

JOE POOL: Water lightly stained; 72-75 degrees; 0.37' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, weightless Senkos and wacky worms. White bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are slow on trotlines.

LAKE O' THE PINES: Water stained; 74-79 degrees: 2.63' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits, hollow body frogs and weightless worms.  White bass are good on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.

LAVON: Water stained; 74-78 degrees: 0.96' low. Black bass are slow on squarebill crankbaits, spinnerbaits and Texas rigged craws. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

LEWISVILLE: Water lightly stained; 73-76 degrees; 0.40' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, squarebill crankbaits and Megabass Pop Max poppers in gill. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

MARTIN CREEK: Water lightly stained; 74-82 degrees; 0.25' low. Black bass are fair on buzzbaits, hollow body frogs, and Texas rigged worms. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.

MONTICELLO: Water stained; 75-84 degrees; 0.31' low. Black bass are fair on hollow body frogs, buzz frogs and Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.

PALESTINE: Water lightly stained; 73-76 degrees; 0.16' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws, buzzbaits and Whopper Ploppers. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. White bass are fair on minnows. Catfish are slow on trotlines.

RAY HUBBARD: Water lightly stained; 73-77 degrees; 0.49' low. Black bass are fair on shallow crankbaits, topwater walking baits and football jigs. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Catfish are slow on trotlines.

RAY ROBERTS: Water lightly stained; 74-77 degrees; 0.18' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged worms, topwater poppers and Carolina rigged worms. White bass are good on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

RICHLAND CHAMBERS: Water lightly stained; 72-76 degrees; 0.23' low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits, topwaters and squarebill crankbaits. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

TAWAKONI: Water lightly stained; 74-78 degrees; 2.03' low. Black bass are good on hollow body frogs, swim jigs and Texas rigged craws. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and rod and reel.

TEXOMA: Water lightly stained; 72-75 degrees; 0.44' high. Black bass are good on weightless Flukes, topwater poppers and Texas rigged worms. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Striped bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

WEATHERFORD: Water lightly stained; 0.87' low. No report available.

WRIGHT PATMAN: Water stained; 6.47' high. No report available.