Fish On!
weekly fishing reports by region
SOUTH 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.

SOUTH
AMISTAD: Water murky; 85-89 degrees; 28.50’ low. Black bass are good on chartreuse jigs, Senkos, and craw worms. Striped bass are good on slab spoons, topwaters, shad, and small crankbaits near the 277 bridge. White bass are good on slab spoons, topwaters, shad, and spooks. Catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.

BRAUNIG: Water murky. Black bass are fair on green pumpkin soft plastics and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are fair down rigging silver and gold spoons near the jetty and dam. Redfish are good down rigging spoons near the jetty and dam. Channel catfish are fair on shrimp, nightcrawlers, and cheesebait. Blue catfish are fair on cut bait.

CALAVERAS: Water murky. Black bass are fair on watermelon spinnerbaits and Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are good on spoons and striper jigs near the dam and the crappie wall in 15-20 feet. Redfish are good down rigging spoons with green grubs between the crappie wall and the dam in 15-20 feet. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp, punchbait, and shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

CHOKE CANYON: Water stained; 81-85 degrees; 23.38’ low. Black bass are good on chartreuse Rat-L-Traps and white spinnerbaits. White bass are fair on Li’l Fishies at night. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are fair on liver and nightcrawlers. Yellow catfish are fair on live perch.

COLETO CREEK: Water clear; 91 degrees at the hot water discharge, 83 degrees in main lake; 0.30’ high. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

FALCON: Water murky; 84-88 degrees; 38.04’ low. Black bass are fair on white and chartreuse/white crankbaits and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are very good on cut bait and shad. Yellow catfish are slow. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.