TEXAS: Livingston – Striped Bass are Good but Small on Zara Spooks & Rat-L-Traps

CONROE:
Water fairly clear; 62-71 degrees; 7.33’ low. Black bass are good on shallow and medium running crankbaits, shakyheads and chatterbaits. Striped bass are good on live minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows and green tube jigs. Catfish are fair on stinkbait and shrimp. The Inland Marine ramp is open.

GIBBONS CREEK:
Water clear. Black bass are fair on blue/black soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs. Catfish are good on shrimp and liver.

HOUSTON COUNTY:
Water clear; 75-78 degrees; 3.58’ low. Black bass to 4 pounds are good on blue worms, topwaters, and shad colored deep diving crankbaits near the islands early and late. Crappie are slow. Red ear bream are slow. Channel and blue catfish are fair on juglines baited with perch in 13 feet.

LIVINGSTON:
Water fairly clear; 71-74 degrees; 3.82’ low. Black bass are fair on soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits. Striped bass are good but small on Zara spooks and Rat-L-Traps. White bass are fair on troll tubes and pet spoons. Crappie are good on minnows. Blue catfish are good on juglines baited with shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

SAM RAYBURN:
Water lightly stained; 68-72 degrees; 13.50’ low. Black bass are good on watermelon soft plastic worms with chartreuse tails in 20-30 feet. White bass are fair on minnows and small spinnerbaits. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Bream are good on nightcrawlers. Catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live bait.

TOLEDO BEND:
Water stained; 68-72 degrees; 12.07’ low. Black bass are fair on perch colored soft plastic worms, spinnerbaits, and topwaters early and late. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows over baited holes. Bream are good on nightcrawlers. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

Texas
Parks and Wildlife Dept

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