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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; 79-84 degrees; 0.56' low. Black bass are fair on white buzzbaits, Texas rigged creature baits and weightless Senkos. Crappie are fair on minnows and white jigs. Catfish are good on punchbait and shrimp.

BOB SANDLIN: Water lightly stained; 78-83 degrees; 0.04' low. Black bass are good on swim jigs, hollow body frogs, buzzfrogs and buzzbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on minnows and topwaters. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.

BONHAM: Water stained; 78-83 degrees; 0.56' low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged soft plastics around shallow cover and boat docks. Crappie are good on minnows on brush piles 12-15'. Catfish are good along creek channel with punchbait.

BRIDGEPORT: Water clear, 78-82 degrees: 1.54' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, shallow crankbaits and Yellow Magic poppers. 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.

CADDO: Water stained; 80-85 degrees; 0.30' high. Black bass are fair on black and blue flipping jigs, hollow body frogs, buzzbaits and weightless Senkos. Crappie are good on minnows and chartreuse jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

CEDAR CREEK: Water lightly stained; 78-82 degrees; 1.10' low. Black bass are fair on squarebill crankbaits, topwater poppers and shakyheads on docks. Crappie are good on minnows in brush piles and docks. Catfish are good on trotlines. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are good on slabs and topwaters.

COOPER: Water stained to muddy; 0.37' low. No report available.

FAIRFIELD: No report available.

FORK: Water stained; 78-83 degrees; 0.33' low. Black bass are fair on football jigs, topwaters, and drop shot worms. White and yellow bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs near the bridges. Catfish are good on trotlines and punch bait.

GRAPEVINE: Water lightly stained; 78-82 degrees; 0.24' low. Black bass are fair on squarebill crankbaits, shakyhead worms, and Texas rigged craws. White bass and hybrid bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

JOE POOL: Water lightly stained; 78-83 degrees; 0.58' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged worms, weightless Flukes and Whopper Ploppers. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.

LAKE O' THE PINES: Water lightly stained; 79-84 degrees: 1.57' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits, buzz frogs and black buzzbaits. White bass are good on minnows and topwaters. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

LAVON: Water stained; 78-83 degrees: 0.51' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, squarebill crankbaits, and Flipping jigs. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.

LEWISVILLE: Water lightly stained; 77-81 degrees; 0.22' low. Black bass are good on squarebill crankbaits, small plastic swimbaits and shakyhead worms. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and chartreuse jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.

MARTIN CREEK: Water lightly stained; 85-90 degrees; 1.66' low. Black bass are good on hollow body frogs, weightless Senkos and Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

MONTICELLO: Water stained; 84-91 degrees; 0.12' low. Black bass are fair on drop shot worms, Texas rigged craws, spinnerbaits and hollow body frogs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and punch bait.

PALESTINE: Water lightly stained; 77-82 degrees; 0.40' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, hollow body frogs and white buzzbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs on docks. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. White bass are good on minnows and topwaters. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.

RAY HUBBARD: Water lightly stained; 79-84 degrees; 0.65' low. Black bass are fair on shallow crankbaits, football jigs, and topwaters. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.

RAY ROBERTS: Water lightly stained; 77-81 degrees; 0.04' low. Black bass are fair on drop shot worms, football jigs and spinnerbaits. White bass are good on minnows and topwaters. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

RICHLAND CHAMBERS: Water lightly stained; 78-83 degrees; 1.42' low. Black bass are fair on topwaters, Texas rigged worms and shakeyhead worms on docks. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

TAWAKONI: Water stained; 79-84 degrees; 0.27' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, hollow body frogs and black buzzbaits. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and punch bait.

TEXOMA: Water lightly stained; 77-81 degrees; 0.88' low. Black bass are good on drop shot worms, Texas rigged worms and finesse jigs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Striped bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.

WEATHERFORD: Water lightly stained; 0.66' low. No report available.

WRIGHT PATMAN: Water stained; 4.84' high. No report available.