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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; 71-75 degrees; 0.50’ low. Black bass are fair on watermelon red and watermelon gold crankbaits in 20-30 feet. Striped bass are good on chartreuse striper jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on stinkbait, liver, and shrimp.

GIBBONS CREEK: Water stained. Black bass are fair on tequila sunrise soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on shrimp and nightcrawlers.

HOUSTON COUNTY: Water stained; 64-68 degrees; 0.01’ high. Black bass to 5 pounds are fair on soft plastic worms, crankbaits, and minnows in 10 feet. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Bream are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

LIVINGSTON: Water stained; 70-74 degrees; 0.90’ low. Black bass are fair on watermelon crankbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Blue catfish are good on shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

SAM RAYBURN: Water stained; 69-73 degrees; 2.46’ low. Black bass are good on tequila sunrise soft plastic worms, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits, and on watermelon red topwaters in 20-30 feet. White bass are good on minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs. Bream are fair on worms. Catfish are good on stinkbait, shrimp, and liver.

STEINHAGEN: 1.93’ high. No report available.

TOLEDO BEND: Water stained; 70-74 degrees; 4.55’ low. Black bass are fair on watermelon soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows over brush piles. Bream are fair on worms. Channel and blue catfish are good on liver, shrimp, and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.