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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; 84-88 degrees; 0.37' high. Black bass are good on Carolina rigged Flukes, hollow body frogs and topwaters. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.

BOB SANDLIN: Water lightly stained; 83-87 degrees; 0.35' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, weightless Senkos and hollow body frogs. Crappie are fair on minnows and white jigs. White bass are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

BONHAM: Water lightly stained; 83-87 degrees; 1.87' 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, 82-86 degrees: 0.10' low. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged craws, Megabass Dark Sleeper swimbaits on deeper docks and Shakyhead worms. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

CADDO: Water stained; 84-89 degrees; 0.50' high. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged creature baits, flipping jigs, and hollow body frogs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

CEDAR CREEK: Water lightly stained; 82-86 degrees; 0.15' high. Black bass are slow on squarebill crankbaits, Texas rigged worms and white buzzbaits. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are slow on trotlines.

COOPER: Water stained; 1.68' low. No report available.

FAIRFIELD: No report available.

FORK: Water lightly stained; 83-87 degrees; 0.07' low. Black bass are fair on football jigs, Carolina rigged worms and Flukes as well as deep crankbaits. White and yellow bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are slow on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.

GRAPEVINE: Water lightly stained; 82-85 degrees; 0.13' high.  Black bass are fair on shakyhead worms, deep diving crankbaits and topwaters. White bass and hybrid bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.

JOE POOL: Water lightly stained; 82-86 degrees; 0.36' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, shakyhead worms and weightless Senkos. White bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

LAKE O' THE PINES: Water stained; 83-87 degrees: 2.01' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws, hollow body frogs and Reaction Innovations Pocket Rockets.  White bass are fair on minnows and slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

LAVON: Water stained; 83-86 degrees: 0.22' high. Black bass are slow on flipping jigs, weightless Trick Worms and Texas rigged creature baits. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and white jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.

LEWISVILLE: Water lightly stained; 82-86 degrees; 0.32' high. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged craws and shakyhead worms. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.

MARTIN CREEK: Water lightly stained; 86-94 degrees; 0.10' low. Black bass are slow on weightless Senkos, hollow body frogs, and Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are fair on minnows and chartreuse jigs. White bass are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

MONTICELLO: Water stained; 88-95 degrees; 0.58' high. Black bass are slow on hollow body frogs, deep diving crankbaits and Senkos. Crappie are slow on minnows and jigs. Catfish are slow on trotlines and cut shad.

PALESTINE: Water lightly stained; 83-86 degrees; 0.11' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged worms, shakyhead worms and topwaters. Crappie are fair on minnows. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs.  White bass are fair on minnows. Catfish are slow on trotlines.

RAY HUBBARD: Water lightly stained; 83-87 degrees; 0.04' low. Black bass are fair on Flukes, football jigs, and Carolina rigged craws. Crappie are fair on white jigs. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

RAY ROBERTS: Water lightly stained; 82-86 degrees; 0.10' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged worms, Carolina rigged creature baits and deep diving crankbaits. White bass are good on minnows and slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

RICHLAND CHAMBERS: Water lightly stained; 82-85 degrees; 0.16' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, weightless Senkos and topwaters. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

TAWAKONI: Water lightly stained; 83-87 degrees; 1.31' low. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged creature bait, hollow body frogs and bladed jigs. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Hybrid bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are slow on trotlines and cut shad.

TEXOMA: Water lightly stained; 82-85 degrees; 1.70' high. Black bass are fair on medium crankbaits, topwaters and shakyhead worms. Crappie are fair on minnows. Striped bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

WEATHERFORD: Water lightly stained; 0.32' low. No report available.

WRIGHT PATMAN: Water stained; 8.06' high. No report available.