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; 81-84 degrees; 0.21' high. Black bass are fair on weightless Senkos, poppers and hollow body frogs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

BOB SANDLIN: Water lightly stained; 80-85 degrees; 0.35' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged worms, white buzzbaits and hollow body frogs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

BONHAM: Water lightly stained; 79-83 degrees; 3.00' low. Black bass are good on topwater baits, shallow crankbaits, and Texas rigged soft plastics around rocks and boat docks and.  Crappie are good on minnows on brush piles. Catfish are good cut bait and frozen shad.

BRIDGEPORT: Water lightly stained, 79-82 degrees: 0.06' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, topwater poppers and squarebill crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and white jigs. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

CADDO: Water stained; 82-85 degrees; 0.80' high. Black bass are fair on black and blue jigs, black buzzbaits, and hollow body frogs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines with cut bait.

CEDAR CREEK: Water lightly stained; 80-83 degrees; 0.02' low. Black bass are good on squarebill crankbaits, Texas rigged craws and buzzbaits. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

COOPER: Water stained; 3.10' low. No report available.

FAIRFIELD: No report available.

FORK: Water lightly stained; 81-85 degrees; 0.07' high. Black bass are fair on football jigs, deep diving crankbaits and Carolina rigged worms. White and yellow bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and white jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

GRAPEVINE: Water lightly stained; 79-82 degrees; 0.61' high.  Black bass are good on Texas rigged worms, medium crankbaits and topwaters. White bass and hybrid bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

JOE POOL: Water lightly stained; 81-84 degrees; 0.01' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, topwaters and weightless Senkos. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and punch bait.

LAKE O' THE PINES: Water stained; 82-86 degrees: 2.33' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits, hollow body frogs and buzzbaits.  White bass are fair on minnows and slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

LAVON: Water stained; 82-85 degrees: 0.47' low. Black bass are good on squarebill crankbaits, buzzbaits and Texas rigged creature baits. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

LEWISVILLE: Water lightly stained; 79-83 degrees; 0.27' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, Flick shake worms and topwater poppers. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

MARTIN CREEK: Water lightly stained; 81-86 degrees; 0.39' low. Black bass are fair on buzzbaits, hollow body frogs, and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are fair on minnows and topwaters. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

MONTICELLO: Water stained; 82-86 degrees; 0.43' high. Black bass are good on hollow body frogs, deep diving crankbaits and Senkos. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

PALESTINE: Water lightly stained; 79-83 degrees; 0.08' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged worms, bladed jigs and Whopper Ploppers. Crappie are fair on minnows. Hybrid striper are good on slabs.  White bass are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.

RAY HUBBARD: Water lightly stained; 80-84 degrees; 0.11' high. Black bass are slow on shallow crankbaits, topwater poppers and Carolina rigged craws. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.

RAY ROBERTS: Water lightly stained; 79-82 degrees; 0.24' low. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged worms, Carolina rigged creature baits and football jigs. White bass are good on minnows and slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

RICHLAND CHAMBERS: Water lightly stained; 80-83 degrees; 0.02' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits, buzzfrogs and buzzbaits. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

TAWAKONI: Water lightly stained; 81-85 degrees; 1.60' low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits and bladed jigs. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

TEXOMA: Water lightly stained; 80-83 degrees; 1.94' high. Black bass are good on crankbaits, topwater poppers and shakyhead worms. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Striped bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are good on trotlines.

WEATHERFORD: Water lightly stained; 0.77' low. No report available.

WRIGHT PATMAN: Water stained; 7.23' high. No report available.