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weekly fishing reports by region
 
SOUTHEAST 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.

SOUTHEAST
CONROE: Water stained; 76-80 degrees; 0.10’ low. Black bass are good on pumpkinseed and watermelon Carolina rigged soft plastics. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows over brush piles. Catfish are good on stinkbait, nightcrawlers, and liver.

GIBBONS CREEK: Water stained. Black bass are fair on watermelon crankbaits and soft plastic worms. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs. Catfish are good on stinkbait, shrimp, and live bait.

HOUSTON COUNTY: Water stained; 84-88 degrees; 0.06’ high. Black bass to 10 pounds are very good on blue crankbaits or white, green, or bright blue Wacky rigged worms. Crappie are very good on live minnows. Bream are very good on live worms in coves and near the islands. Channel and blue catfish to 6 pounds are good on juglines baited with shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

LIVINGSTON: Water stained; 77-81 degrees; 0.27’ high. Black bass are good on chartreuse Rat-L-Traps and soft plastics. Striped bass are slow. White bass are good on minnows, troll tubes, and Li’l Fishies. Crappie are excellent on minnows. Blue catfish are good on shad. Yellow catfish are fair on live bait.

SAM RAYBURN: Water stained; 76-80 degrees; 0.20’ high. Black bass are good on green pumpkin soft plastic worms and crankbaits. White bass are fair on silver spoons and minnows. Crappie are good on minnows over baited holes. Bream are fair on nightcrawlers. Catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait, cut bait, and liver.

STEINHAGEN: 1.93’ high. No report available.

TOLEDO BEND: Water stained; 77-81 degrees; 0.43’ low. Black bass are fair on redbug soft plastic worms and Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are slow. White bass are good on Charlie slabs. Crappie are good on minnows at night. Bream are fair on nightcrawlers. Channel and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait and livers in 20-30 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.