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Fishing Report

Fishing report for 6-7




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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. Black bass are fair on wa-termelon crankbaits and soft plastic worms in reeds. Striped bass are fair down rigging silver and gold spoons near the jetty and dam. Redfish are good down rigging spoons near the jetty and dam. Channel and blue catfish are good on liver, cut bait, and cheesebait near the dam.



BUCHANAN Water murky; 77--81 degrees; 22.70' low. Black bass are fair on perch colored Skip--N--Pop topwaters, weight-less wacky rigged pump-kinseed Whacky Sticks with chartreuse tails, and chartreuse spinnerbaits off points in 10--16 feet. Striped bass are fair on watermelon Rat--L--Traps, topwaters, and Carolina rigged soft plastic worms. White bass are fair on Tiny Traps and Shad Raps in 15--25 feet. Crappie are good on minnows and white tube jigs over brush piles. Channel catfish are fair on live bait and stinkbait. Yellow and blue catfish are good on juglines and trotlines baited with liver and minnows.



CALAVERAS Water clear. Black bass are fair on minnows. Striped bass are fair on chicken livers and shad along the shoreline. Redfish are good on live bait along the crappie wall and the dam. Channel catfish are good on liver and shad near the railroad trestle. Blue catfish are fair on shrimp and cut bait. Yellow catfish are slow.



CANYON LAKE Water stained; 75--79 degrees; 4.47' low. Black bass are good on smoke JDC grubs, pumpkinseed Whacky Sticks, and Texas rigged chartreuse finesse worms early. Striped bass are fair on Li'l Fishies and chartreuse striper jigs in 20--30 feet. White bass are slow. Smallmouth bass are fair on watermelon spinnerbaits and green pumpkin JDC curl tailed grubs. Crappie are good on live minnows and white tube jigs upriver. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.



CHOKE CANYON Water clear; 78--82 degrees; 12.69' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon crank-baits and Rat--L--Traps. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp and nightcrawlers. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live perch.



COLETO CREEK Water fairly clear; 1.80' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon spinnerbaits and crankbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on minnows and white striper jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and pink tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp and perch. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live perch.



FALCON Water stained; 81--85 degrees; 29.54' low. Black bass are fair on chartreuse spinner-baits, crankbaits, and Rat--L--Traps. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and green tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are very good on frozen shrimp under birds. Yellow catfish are slow. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.



GRANGER Water clear; 79--83 degrees; 0.27' high. Black bass are slow. White bass are fair on slab spoons on main lake ridges and humps. Crappie to 2 pounds are very good on minnow jigs over main lake brush piles. Blue catfish are fair on prepared bait on rod & reel, and on trotlines baited with shad and Zote soap. Yellow catfish are good on trotlines baited with live perch.



LBJ Water clear; 78--82 degrees; 0.29' low. Black bass are fair on chartreuse Rat--L--Traps and water-melon topwaters in 8--18 feet early. White bass are good on minnows and Li'l Fishies. Crappie are fair on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs over brush piles. Channel catfish are good on minnows and shrimp. Yellow and blue catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live perch and carp.



TRAVIS Water stained; 78--82 degrees; 37.93' low. Black bass are good on watermelon/chartreuse spinnerbaits and Rat--L--Traps. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on Li'l Fishies and minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are fair on doughbait and nightcrawlers. Yellow catfish are slow.



WALTER E. LONG Water lightly stained. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are fair on minnows and shad. White bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are fair on shrimp and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.

Saltwater

BAFFIN BAY Trout are good on topwaters around rocks and grass. Trout are good at night in the Land Cut on live shrimp. Redfish are fair to good in Nine Mile Hole on gold spoons and topwaters.



BOLIVAR Trout are good on the south shoreline on Bass Assassins, Trout Killers and Sand Eels. Black drum, sand trout and redfish are good at Rollover Pass.



CORPUS CHRISTI Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on Gulps and live shrimp. Redfish are good in the potholes on shrimp.



FREEPORT Trout are good at San Luis Pass on shrimp and MirrOlures. The surf has held trout on live bait and artificial. Sand trout and sheepshead are good on live shrimp on the reefs in Christmas Bay.



EAST GALVESTON BAY Trout are good for drifters working deep shell on limetreuse and plum plastics. Waders have taken good trout on topwaters on the south shoreline. Trout are good on the south shoreline on Catch 5s, MirrOlures and Catch 2000s.



WEST GALVESTON BAY Trout are fair for drifters on live bait over reefs. Waders have taken good trout on topwaters. Sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp and crabs. Offshore is good for ling and kingfish. Red snapper season opens June 1.



EAST MATAGORDA Trout are good for drifters on live shrimp over humps and scattered shell. Redfish are fair to good on the edge of the Intracoastal on crabs and mullet.



MATAGORDA Trout are good on sand and grass humps on soft plastics and topwaters. Redfish are good on topwaters and live shrimp in Oyster Lake.



PORT ARANSAS Trout, redfish and sheeps-head are fair to good at the jetty on shrimp and croakers. Trout are good in the surf on topwaters and croakers. Offshore is good for kingfish. Red snapper season opens June 1.



PORT ISABEL Trout and redfish are fair to good on the flats on live shrimp and in Airport Cove. Trout are good on the deeper edges and flats in Laguna Vista on topwaters and live shrimp.



PORT MANSFIELD Trout are good on topwaters around sand and grass. Redfish are fair to good while drifting pot holes and while anchored with natural baits at East Cut. Offshore is good for red snapper and kingfish in state waters.



PORT O’CONNOR Trout and redfish are good on topwaters and live bait over sand, grass and shell in San Antonio Bay. Trout and redfish are fair for drifters working the back lakes with live shrimp.



ROCKPORT Trout are fair to good in the guts and channels on free--lined shrimp. Trout are fair over grass while drifting with live shrimp. Redfish are good on mullet on the Estes Flats.



NORTH SABINE Trout are fair to good under birds and pods of shad on soft plastics. Redfish are good in the marsh with the swollen tides.



SOUTH SABINE Trout are fair to good under birds and pods of shad. Trout are good at the jetty on live bait and topwaters. Sheepshead are good on live shrimp tight to the rocks.



SOUTH PADRE Trout and redfish are fair to good on live bait in the shallows in South Bay and Mexiquita Flats. Trout, Spanish mackerel and sheepshead are good at the jetty.



TEXAS CITY Trout are fair to good on April Fool's Reef on live shrimp and croakers. A few fish are showing in the channel on croakers.



TRINITY BAY Trout are fair for drifters working pods of shad and mullet on Gulps, Bass Assassins, Trout Killers and Sand Eels. Redfish are good on live bait around the reefs.





Fishing Report 6-7

LV News

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