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AUSTIN -- Here is the fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (full report is available at www.tpwd.state.tx.us)

Freshwater

BRAUNIG Water clear; 80 degrees. Black bass are fair on crankbaits and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are fair on liver and silver spoons near the jetty and the dam. Redfish are fair on perch and tilapia. Channel catfish are very good on shrimp and cheesebait near the dam. Blue catfish are good on stinkbait.

BUCHANAN Water clear; 78 degrees; 10.13’ low. Black bass are good on green spinnerbaits and chartreuse/blue crankbaits in 10 -- 25 feet. Striped bass are fair on Spoiler Shads and Red Fins around Lighthouse Point early. White bass are fair on hellbenders and watermelon soft plastics along drop offs in 10 -- 20 feet. Crappie are good on blue and blue/black jigs, and live minnows. Channel catfish are fair on shrimp, minnows, and stinkbait. Yellow and blue catfish are good on live shad.

CALAVERAS Water clear; 80 degrees. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits, crankbaits, and Rat--L--Traps near the dam. Striped bass are good on live bait. Redfish are fair on live bait near the dam in 12 -- 25 feet. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are excellent on shrimp, stinkbait, and cut bait. Yellow catfish are slow.

CANYON LAKE Water clear; 75 degrees; 0.30’ low. Black bass are good on watermelon and watermelon red soft plastics, and on Texas rigged tequila sunrise soft plastic worms in 14 -- 24 feet. Striped bass are fair trolling crankbaits and spinnerbaits. White bass are fair on minnows and slabs. Smallmouth bass are fair on white grubs in 8 -- 15 feet early. Crappie are fair on minnows and chartreuse crappie jigs. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live perch.

CHOKE CANYON Water clear; 79 degrees; 4.76’ low. Black bass are good on shad colored soft plastic worms and lizards. White bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows and green tube jigs. Drum are fair on live worms. Channel and blue catfish are very good on shrimp, liver and bloodbait in 5 -- 20 feet. Yellow catfish are fair on live perch.

COLETO CREEK Water fairly clear; 79 degrees (92 degrees at discharge); 0.58’ low. Black bass are fair on watermelon and tequila sunrise soft plastics and crankbaits in 15 -- 20 feet. Striped bass are fair on minnows. White bass are fair on minnows and silver spoons. Crappie are good on minnows in 10 -- 25 feet. Channel and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with liver and goldfish. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live perch.

FALCON Water clear; 78 degrees. Black bass are good on watermelon red jigs, spinnerbaits, topwaters, and large worms. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are excellent on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are excellent on cut bait and frozen shrimp under roosting birds. Everyone in the boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.

GRANGER Water murky; 72 degrees; 2.04’ low. Black bass are fair on jigs and black worms upriver. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Blue catfish are good on juglines baited with Zote soap and fresh shad. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live perch.

LBJ Water stained; 78 degrees; 0.31’ low. Black bass are fair on chartreuse buzzbaits and spinnerbaits, and on watermelon/green soft plastics on main lake points in 10 -- 20 feet. Striped bass are good on Li’l Fishies early and late. White bass are fair on Li’l Fishies early and late. Crappie are fair on minnows and green tube jigs over brush piles in 10 -- 18 feet Channel catfish are good on shrimp, stinkbait, and liver. Yellow and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait.

TRAVIS Water fairly clear; 78 degrees; 11.67’ low. Black bass are good on watermelon soft plastic worms, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits. Striped bass are fair on minnows and silver spoons. White bass are fair on minnows and slab spoons in 20 -- 35 feet. Crappie are good on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are fair on shrimp, liver, and doughbait in 25 -- 40 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.

WALTER E. LONG Water stained; 79 degrees. Black bass are fair on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs. Hybrid striper are good on live bait. White bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows and green/blue tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.

Saltwater

BAFFIN BAY Trout are good on topwaters and plum plastics around rocks and grass. Trout are good while drifting deep rocks on plum plastics. Redfish are fair to good on gold spoons around spoil islands.

BOLIVAR Trout, black drum, sand trout and redfish are good at Rollover Pass. Trout are fair to good while drifting shell on plastics. Bull redfish are good on the beachfront.

CORPUS CHRISTI Bull redfish are good in the surf on mullet and shrimp. Trout are fair for waders working mud and grass on small Super Spooks. Redfish are good in the channels on natural baits.

FREEPORT Trout are good on reefs on shrimp and DOA Shrimp under corks. Redfish are fair to good on the reefs in Christmas Bay. Bull redfish are good on the beach.

EAST GALVESTON BAY Trout and large Gulf trout are good for drifters working deep shell on plastics and fresh shrimp. Redfish and flounder are fair to good in the marsh around drains on shrimp. Trout and redfish are good under the birds.

WEST GALVESTON BAY Bull redfish and flounder are good at San Luis Pass on shrimp and shad. Sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp and crabs. Trout are good under the birds.

EAST MATAGORDA Trout and redfish are fair under the birds on soft plastics. Trout and flounder are fair to good on muddy shorelines on soft plastics for waders working the edges of reefs.

MATAGORDA Trout are fair on sand and grass humps on soft plastics and topwaters. Redfish are fair on live shrimp at Shell Island, Oyster Lake, Crab Lake and Mad Island. Redfish are good for sight--casters around the Diversion Channel.

PORT ARANSAS Offshore is good for tuna and red snapper on weekends. Redfish are fair at Shamrock on topwaters and plum soft plastics. Bull redfish are good at the jetty and on the beachfront on natural baits.

PORT ISABEL Trout and redfish are good at Laguna Vista and Holly Beach on live bait and Gulps. Snook and mangrove snapper are good in the Brownsville Ship Channel on DOA Shrimp and live shrimp.

PORT MANSFIELD Redfish are good while drifting pot holes on topwaters and soft plastics under a popping cork. Trout and redfish are fair to good on the spoils on small topwaters and soft plastics under rattling corks. Bull redfish are good on crabs at East Cut.

PORT O’CONNOR Redfish are good at the mouths of the back lakes on live bait. Trout are fair to good on the reefs in San Antonio Bay on live bait.

ROCKPORT Trout are fair in St. Charles Bay on live bait and topwaters. Redfish are good in Redfish Bay on mullet and crabs.

NORTH SABINE Trout are good under birds and pods of shad on soft plastics. Redfish and flounder are good in the marsh on shrimp.

SOUTH SABINE Trout are good under birds and pods of shad. Redfish are good at the jetty on live bait and cracked crabs.

SOUTH PADRE Trout are fair to good while drifting grass and mud on plastics and live shrimp. Redfish are good in Airport Cove and on the Gas Well Flats on DOA Shrimp and Gulps.

TEXAS CITY Bull redfish are good in the channel on shrimp and crabs. Gulf trout are good in the channel on fresh shrimp.

TRINITY BAY Trout are good for drifters working pods of shad and mullet on Bass Assassins, Trout Killers and Sand Eels. Trout are good under birds on soft plastics.
 
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