Fish On!
weekly fishing reports by region
 
 
WEST 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.

WEST
ALAN HENRY: Water clear on the main lake, stained up the river; 82 degrees; 4.77’ low. Black bass are slow on 7” Power Worms, spoons, topwaters and jigs. Crappie and bass are slow on minnows. Catfish are fair on live perch and goldfish.

ARROWHEAD: Water fairly clear; 73-79 degrees; 2.23’ low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigs, jerkbaits and jigs. Crappie are fair on live minnows around structure. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers.

COLORADO CITY: 14.5’ low. No report available.

FT. PHANTOM HILL: Water murky; 72-78 degrees; 1.34’ low. Black bass are fair on finesse jigs, Texas rigs and flukes. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers.

HUBBARD CREEK: Water off color; 76-82 degrees; 2.03’ low. Black bass are fair to good Texas rigs, shad pattern crankbaits and watermelon seed jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs around structure. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers.

NASWORTHY: 73-79 degrees; 1.25’ low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigs, split shot weighted flukes and drop shot rigs. No reports on crappie. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers.

OAK CREEK: Water stained; 72-78 degrees; 9.73’ low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigs, Rat-L-Traps and chatterbaits. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers.

O.H. IVIE: Water stained; 74-82 degrees; 36.93' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigs, black/blue jigs and shakyheads. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers.

POSSUM KINGDOM: Water off color; 74-81 degrees; 0.96’ low. Black bass are fair to good on topwaters early, later switching to Texas rigs, chrome/black Rat-L-Traps and drop shot rigs. Crappie are fair on live minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on slabs and tail spinners. Striped bass are fair on live shad. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers.

SPENCE: 49.71’ low. No report available.

STAMFORD: Water stained; 72-79 degrees; 0.04’ high. Black bass are fair on jigs, Texas rig and shakyheads. Crappie are fair on live minnows around structure. White bass are fair on live bait and Little Georges. Blue catfish are fair on cut and live bait.

SWEETWATER: Water off color; 71-78 degrees; 23.74’ low. No report available.

WHITE RIVER: Water stained; 73-78 degrees; 21.34’ low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigs, shallow running crankbaits and jigs. No reports on crappie. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers and cut bait.