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; 63-67 degrees; 0.19’ high. Black bass are fair on chartreuse/black soft plastics, crankbaits, and Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are fair on chartreuse striper jigs. Crappie are good on minnows and blue tube jigs. Catfish are fair on stinkbait, live minnows, and nightcrawlers.

GIBBONS CREEK: Water stained. Black bass are fair on chartreuse spinnerbaits, crankbaits, and Rat-L-Traps. Crappie are fair on minnows and pink tube jigs. Catfish are fair on frozen shrimp, hot dogs, and stinkbait.

HOUSTON COUNTY: Water stained; 64-68 degrees; 0.27’ high. Black bass to 7 pounds are very good on soft plastics in shallow water. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows near the dam, from piers, and near the pump station. Bream are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on juglines baited with perch and shad.

LIVINGSTON: Water stained; 64-68 degrees; 0.46’ high. Black bass are good on green pumpkin crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are fair on white striper jigs. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows. Blue catfish are good on shad and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.

SAM RAYBURN: Water stained; 65-69 degrees; 1.44’ low. Black bass are fair on pumpkinseed and watermelon soft plastics and spinnerbaits. White bass are fair on live minnows and watermelon spinnerbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs. Bream are fair on worms. Catfish are fair on frozen shrimp, live minnows, and stinkbait.

STEINHAGEN: 1.84’ high. No report available.

TOLEDO BEND: Water stained; 64-68 degrees; 2.68’ low. Black bass are good on watermelon soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are fair on chartreuse striper jigs. White bass are fair on minnows and pet spoons. Crappie are good on minnows. Bream are fair on worms. Channel and blue catfish are fair on shrimp and nightcrawlers. Yellow catfish are slow.