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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; 68-72 degrees; 0.34' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, weightless Flukes and Yellow Magic poppers. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.

BOB SANDLIN: Water lightly stained; 67-71 degrees; 0.67' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws and creatures, black buzzbaits and hollow body frogs. Crappie are slow on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on slabs.  Catfish are fair on trotlines.

BONHAM: Water lightly stained; 68-72 degrees; 2.57' low. Black bass are good on Rat L Traps, spinnerbaits, and bladed jigs.  Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good drifting cut bait.

BRIDGEPORT: Water lightly stained, 68-71 degrees: 0.59' high. Black bass are good on squarebill crankbaits, Texas rigged craws and spinnerbaits. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

CADDO: Water stained; 69-73 degrees; 1.15' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, black buzzbaits and Megabass Pop Max in white python.  Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

CEDAR CREEK: Water lightly stained; 67-70 degrees; 0.01' high. Black bass are good on squarebill crankbaits, Texas rigged craws and weightless Flukes in watermelon. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Hybrid striper are slow on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

COOPER: Water stained; 2.91' low. No report available.

FAIRFIELD: No report available.

FORK: Water lightly stained; 68-72 degrees; 0.11' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws on docks, white buzzbaits and hollow body frogs. White and yellow bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows.  Catfish are fair on trotlines.

GRAPEVINE: Water lightly stained; 67-70 degrees; 0.29' high. Black bass are good on squarebill crankbaits and Reaction Innovations Vixens in bone color. White bass and hybrid bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.

JOE POOL: Water lightly stained; 67-71 degrees; 0.51' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, spinnerbaits and buzzbaits. White bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows.  Catfish are fair on trotlines.

LAKE O' THE PINES: Water stained; 68-72 degrees: 4.71' high. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged craws, buzzbaits and buzzfrogs.  White bass are slow on slabs.  Crappie are fair on minnows and white jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

LAVON: Water stained; 68-71 degrees: 1.15' low. Black bass are good on squarebill crankbaits, buzzbaits and bladed jigs.  White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

LEWISVILLE: Water lightly stained; 67-70 degrees; 0.30' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws, flipping jigs and shallow crankbaits. White bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.

MARTIN CREEK: Water lightly stained; 72-77 degrees; 0.28' low. Black bass are good on River 2 Sea Whopper Ploppers, hollow body frogs, and Texas rig craws. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

MONTICELLO: Water stained; 72-76 degrees; 0.10' high. Black bass are good on small plastic swimbaits, buzzbaits and Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

PALESTINE: Water lightly stained; 68-71 degrees; 0.10' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, buzzbaits and weightless Flukes. Crappie are good on minnows. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. White bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

RAY HUBBARD: Water lightly stained; 68-71 degrees; 0.23' low. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits, Texas rigged craws and swim jigs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs.  White bass are good on slabs.  Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

RAY ROBERTS: Water lightly stained; 67-70 degrees; 0.58' high. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged craws, topwater walking baits and buzzbaits. White bass are good on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

RICHLAND CHAMBERS: Water lightly stained; 68-71 degrees; 0.43' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, swim jigs and spinnerbaits. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

TAWAKONI: Water lightly stained; 68-72 degrees; 2.47' low. Black bass are good on black buzzbaits, hollow body frogs and Texas rigged creature baits. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

TEXOMA: Water lightly stained; 67-71 degrees; 2.70' low. Black bass are good on shakyhead worms, spinnerbaits and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are good on minnows. Striped bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are good on trotlines.

WEATHERFORD: Water lightly stained; 0.14' low. No report available.

WRIGHT PATMAN: Water stained; 6.20' high. No report available.