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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; 72-76 degrees; 23.99’ low. Black bass are fair on crankbaits, topwaters, jigs, and soft plastics. Striped bass are fair on silver slabs. White bass are fair on silver slabs and minnows. Catfish are good on cheesebait over baited holes. Yellow catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait. 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 slow. Striped bass are fair on live shad. Redfish are fair on live perch and shad near the dam. Channel catfish are good on chicken livers, shrimp, and cut shad. Blue catfish are good on cut bait.

CALAVERAS: Water murky. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are fair on live shad. Redfish are fair on live perch, shad, and spoons in 15-25 feet. Channel and blue catfish are good on chicken livers, shrimp, and cut shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

CHOKE CANYON: Water stained; 71-75 degrees; 24.27’ low. Black bass are fair on watermelon, pumpkinseed, and tequila sunrise soft plastics and spinnerbaits in 10-20 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and white/pink tube jigs. Drum are fair on live worms. Channel and blue catfish are good on frozen shrimp, liver, and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are fair on live perch.

COLETO CREEK: Water clear; 90 degrees at the hot water discharge, 72 degrees in main lake; 0.91’ low. Black bass are fair on chartreuse soft plastics in 6-10 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are fair on perch in 8-10 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.

FALCON: Water murky; 73-77 degrees; 17.55’ low. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits and crankbaits in creeks and coves. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are very good on shrimp, cut bait, and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.