Fish On!
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; 75-79 degrees; 0.01’ low. Black bass are fair on chartreuse and watermelon Carolina rigged soft plastics and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are fair on chrome spoons. Crappie are fair on minnows over brush piles. Catfish are good on stinkbait, nightcrawlers, and shrimp.

GIBBONS CREEK: Water stained. Black bass are fair on chartreuse spinnerbaits and watermelon/white crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows and white tube jigs. Catfish are good on stinkbait, shrimp, and cut bait.

HOUSTON COUNTY: Water stained; 81-85 degrees; 0.01’ high. Black bass to 9 pounds are good on Rouges with red bellies, and Carolina and Wacky rigged red/blue worms. Crappie are good on live minnows over brush piles. Bream are very good on live worms in coves. Channel and blue catfish are good on live worms, and on trotlines baited with shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

LIVINGSTON: Water stained; 75-79 degrees; 0.20’ high. Black bass are fair on watermelon spinnerbaits and crankbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are very good on pet spoons, trolling tubes, and Charlie slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and blue tube jigs. Blue catfish are good on cut bait and live bait. Yellow catfish are slow.

SAM RAYBURN: Water stained; 74-78 degrees; 0.16’ high. Black bass are good on white spinnerbaits and dark soft plastic worms. White bass are fair on silver and gold spoons. Crappie are good on minnows and pink tube jigs over baited holes in 20-25 feet. Bream are slow. Catfish are very good on trotlines baited with liver and cut bait.

STEINHAGEN: 1.78’ high. No report available.

TOLEDO BEND: Water stained; 75-79 degrees; 0.13’ low. Black bass are good on chartreuse/black spinnerbaits and crankbaits. Striped bass are fair on silver slabs and green striper jigs. White bass are good on pet spoons and troll tubes. Crappie are fair on minnows. Bream are good on crickets and nightcrawlers. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.