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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; 80-85 degrees; 0.46' low. Black bass are good on white buzzbaits, topwater poppers and weightless Senkos. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.

BOB SANDLIN: Water lightly stained; 81-85 degrees; 0.15' high. Black bass are good on swim jigs, hollow body frogs and black buzzbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are good on minnows and topwaters. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

BONHAM: Water stained; 79-84 degrees; 0.42' low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged soft plastics around newly flooded cover. Crappie are good on minnows on brush piles. Catfish are good along creek channel with punchbait.

BRIDGEPORT: Water clear, 79-83 degrees: 1.16' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged worms, shallow crankbaits and Megabass Vision 110 jerkbaits in mat shad. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

CADDO: Water stained; 81-85 degrees; 0.40' high. Black bass are fair on black and blue flipping jigs, hollow body frogs, and weightless Senkos. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

CEDAR CREEK: Water lightly stained; 78-82 degrees; 0.94' low. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits, swim jigs, Texas rigged worms and squarebill crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on rod and reel. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are good on slabs and topwaters.

COOPER: Water stained to muddy; 0.20' low. No report available.

FAIRFIELD: No report available.

FORK: Water stained; 79-83 degrees; 0.19' low. Black bass are fair on football jigs, plastic swimbaits on jigheads and drop shot worms. White and yellow bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and punch bait.

GRAPEVINE: Water lightly stained; 78-82 degrees; 0.02' high. Black bass are good on weightless Flukes, shakyhead worms, and Texas rigged craws. White bass and hybrid bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and rod and reel.

JOE POOL: Water lightly stained; 79-83 degrees; 0.44' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged worms, Yellow magic poppers and swimjigs. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.

LAKE O' THE PINES: Water stained; 79-83 degrees: 1.74' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits, spinnerbaits, buzz frogs and black buzzbaits. White bass are good on minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

LAVON: Water stained; 79-84 degrees: 0.15' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, squarebill crankbaits, and buzzbaits. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.

LEWISVILLE: Water lightly stained; 78-82 degrees; 0.07' high. Black bass are good on squarebill crankbaits, spinnerbaits and shakyhead worms. White bass are fair on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are slow on trotlines.

MARTIN CREEK: Water lightly stained; 85-90 degrees; 1.51' low. Black bass are fair on hollow body frogs, topwater walking baits and Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.

MONTICELLO: Water stained; 84-91 degrees; 0.54' low. Black bass are good on drop shot worms, Texas rigged craws and hollow body frogs. Crappie are slow on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

PALESTINE: Water lightly stained; 78-83 degrees; 0.23' low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws, hollow body frogs and Whopper Ploppers. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. White bass are good on minnows and topwaters. Catfish are good on trotlines.

RAY HUBBARD: Water lightly stained; 80-84 degrees; 0.44' low. Black bass are fair on white spinnerbaits, football jigs, and topwater poppers. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.

RAY ROBERTS: Water lightly stained; 78-81 degrees; 0.10' high. Black bass are fair on deep diving crankbaits, football jigs and Reaction Innovations Vixens. White bass are good on minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

RICHLAND CHAMBERS: Water lightly stained; 79-83 degrees; 1.28' low. Black bass are fair on topwaters, Texas rigged worms and drop shot worms. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

TAWAKONI: Water stained; 80-84 degrees; 0.14' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, hollow body frogs and black buzzbaits. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and rod and reel.

TEXOMA: Water lightly stained; 78-81 degrees; 0.09' low. Black bass are good on drop shot rigged worms, Texas rigged worms and spinnerbaits. Crappie are good on minnows. Striped bass are good on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.

WEATHERFORD: Water lightly stained; 0.44' low. No report available.

WRIGHT PATMAN: Water stained; 5.20' high. No report available.