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.
CONROE: Water stained; 81-85 degrees; 0.30’ high. Black bass are fair on tequila sunrise soft plastics, Senkos, crankbaits, and Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are fair on chartreuse striper jigs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are slow.
GIBBONS CREEK: Water stained. Black bass are good on watermelon red Carolina rigged soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs. Catfish are slow.
HOUSTON COUNTY: Water stained; 87-91 degrees; 0.09’ low. Black bass are good on blue soft plastic worms and Rat-L-Traps with orange bellies in 2-12 feet. Crappie are fair on live minnows around brush and near the dam. Bream are good on live worms off grass beds and piers. Channel and blue catfish are good on juglines baited with calf liver and perch. Yellow catfish are slow.
LIVINGSTON: Water stained; 81-85 degrees; 0.04’ high. Black bass are good on green pumpkin soft plastics and crankbaits. Striped bass are good on Zara spooks and Rat-L-Traps. White bass are good on troll tubes, slabs, and pet spoons. Crappie are good on minnows. Blue catfish are good on shad. Yellow catfish are slow.
SAM RAYBURN: Water stained; 82-86 degrees; 2.19’ high. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Bream are slow. Catfish are slow.
STEINHAGEN: 1.44’ high. No report available.
TOLEDO BEND: Water stained; 83-87 degrees; 0.38’ low. Black bass are good on black/blue craw worms and deep diving DD22 crankbaits. Striped bass are fair on silver slabs. White bass are fair on green Li’l Fishies. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Bream are fair on crickets and nightcrawlers. Channel and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait. Yellow catfish are slow.