TEXAS: Crappie are Good on Minnows & White Tube Jigs

TOLEDO BEND:
Water stained; 84-90 degrees; 9.12’ low. Black bass are good on chartreuse soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits. Striped bass are fair on minnows and chartreuse striper jigs. White bass are fair on minnows and Li’l Fishies. Crappie are good on minnows and white tube jigs over baited holes. Bream are good on crickets. Channel and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with shrimp and stinkbait in 20-30 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.

CONROE:
Water fairly clear; 84-90 degrees; 3.16’ low. Black bass are good on chartreuse soft plastics, crankbaits, and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows and green tube jigs over brush piles. Catfish are good on stinkbait and prepared bait.

GIBBONS CREEK:
Water clear. Black bass are fair on chartreuse soft plastic worms, Rat-L-Traps, and crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and pink tube jigs. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers, cut bait, and shrimp.

HOUSTON COUNTY:
Water clear; 87-90 degrees; 0.53’ low. Black bass to 6 pounds are fair on watermelon red wacky worms and shad crankbaits in 16 feet. Crappie are good on live minnows near the marina in 12 feet. Red ear bream are good on live worms off piers and over grass beds. Channel and blue catfish to 4 pounds are good on juglines baited with cut shad in 15-25 feet.

LIVINGSTON:
Water fairly clear; 85-89 degrees; 0.29’ low. Black bass are good on crankbaits. Striped bass are good but small on slabs, troll tubes, and pet spoons. White bass are good on pet spoons, troll tubes, and slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Blue catfish are good on shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

SAM RAYBURN:
Water lightly stained; 84-90 degrees; 9.19’ low. Black bass are fair on minnows, spinnerbaits, and watermelon soft plastic worms and lizards. White bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows and white tube jigs over brush piles. Bream are fair on nightcrawlers. Catfish are very good on trotlines baited with live bait.

Texas
Parks & Wildlife Dept

Tags: , , ,