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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; 60-64 degrees; 23.28’ low. Black bass are fair on Rat-L-Traps, spinnerbaits, and soft plastics in 18-25 feet. Striped bass are fair on jigging spoons. White bass are fair on jigging spoons and spinnerbaits. Catfish are good on trotlines baited with live perch. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live perch. 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 and silver jigging spoons. Redfish are slow. Channel catfish are fair on liver, frozen shrimp, and cut shad. Blue catfish are slow.

CALAVERAS: Water murky. Black bass are fair on small crankbaits. Striped bass are fair on live shad. Redfish are fair on live perch and shad. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

CHOKE CANYON: Water stained; 59-63 degrees; 24.67’ low. Black bass are fair on pumpkinseed soft plastic worms in heavy grass in 12-20 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Drum are slow. Channel and blue catfish are fair on punchbait. Yellow catfish are slow.

COLETO CREEK: Water clear; 88 degrees at the hot water discharge, 60 degrees in main lake; 1.17’ low. Black bass are fair soft plastics in 8-10 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Tilapia are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

CORPUS CHRISTI LAKE: Water off color; 45-53 degrees; 0.12’ low. Black bass are on Rat-L-Traps and shakyheads. White bass are fair on tail spinners. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers.

FALCON: Water murky; 59-63 degrees; 17.56’ low. Black bass are fair on football jigs, large soft plastic worms, 7” Carolina rigged Senkos, and slow rolling spinnerbaits in 14-18 feet. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are fair on cut bait and doughbait. Yellow catfish are slow. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.

TEXANA: Water stained; 44-53 degrees; 1.95’ low. Black bass are slow. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and cut bait.