Posts Tagged ‘Livingston’

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

Friday, November 11th, 2011

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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TEXAS: Southeast Fishing – Gibbons Creek, Livingston & Others

Friday, May 6th, 2011

CONROE:
Water fairly clear; 63 – 65 degrees; 1.58’ low. Black bass are good on watermelon soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are fair on minnows and chartreuse striper jigs. Crappie are good on minnows and white tube jigs. Catfish are good on stinkbait, cut bait, and frozen shrimp.

GIBBONS CREEK:
Water clear. Black bass are good on chartreuse/orange and chartreuse/red soft plastics and Rat-L-Traps. Crappie are fair on minnows and white tube jigs. Catfish are good on frozen shrimp, cut bait, and stinkbait.

HOUSTON COUNTY:
Water clear; 68 – 72 degrees; 0.08’ high. Black bass to 6 pounds are good on watermelon red soft plastic worms in 4 feet. Crappie are good on live minnows near the dam around piers. Channel and blue catfish to 6 pounds are good on trotlines baited with perch and cut shad.

LIVINGSTON:
Water fairly clear; 64 – 67 degrees; 0.04’ high. Black bass are good on crankbaits, spinnerbaits, soft plastics, and Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Blue catfish are good on shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

SAM RAYBURN:
Water lightly stained; 63 – 66 degrees; 7.65’ low. Black bass are good on Carolina rigged pumpkinseed soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and Rat-L-Traps. White bass are good on live minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs. Bream are fair on worms. Catfish are good on frozen shrimp, liver, and cut bait.

TOLEDO BEND:
Water stained; 65 – 73 degrees; 7.32’ low. Black bass are excellent on watermelon Ribbit frogs with red pearl bellies around shoreline vegetation early, and later on watermelon/gold and watermelon/purple Texas rigged Yamamoto weightless worms. Striped bass are slow. White bass are good on Rinky Dinks and ¼oz. Rat-L-Traps on points in the north end of the lake. Crappie are good on shiners and 1/16oz. pink/white and black/chartreuse Roadrunners in 4 – 10 feet. Bream are good on worms and Berkley Power Maggots. Channel and blue catfish are good on prepared bait and liver in shallow flats and the mouths of creeks in 6 – 12 feet. Yellow catfish are fair on live bait.

Texas
Parks & Wildlife Dept


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TEXAS: Southeast – Toledo Bend, Livingston, etc. Fishing

Friday, February 25th, 2011

CONROE:
Water fairly clear; 1.77’ low. Black bass are good on pumpkinseed spinnerbaits and Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are good on minnows and chartreuse striper jigs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on stinkbait and live bait.

GIBBONS CREEK:
Water clear. Black bass are fair on chartreuse spinnerbaits, crankbaits, and Rat-L-Traps. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on shrimp and live bait.

HOUSTON COUNTY:
Water clear; 52 degrees; 0.95’ low. Black bass to 5 pounds are good on watermelon soft plastic worms and chrome and chartreuse Rat-L-Traps behind the islands. Crappie are fair on live minnows near the dam. Channel and blue catfish are good on juglines baited with live bait.

LIVINGSTON:
Water fairly clear; 61 degrees; 0.16’ high. Black bass to 3 pounds are fair on soft plastics. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows in creeks. Blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

SAM RAYBURN:
Water lightly stained; 63 degrees; 8.64’ low. Black bass are good on tequila sunrise shallow running crankbaits and topwaters. White bass are fair on minnows and Li’l Fishies. Crappie are fair on minnows. Bream are fair on worms. Catfish are good on shrimp and hot dogs.

TOLEDO BEND:
Water fairly clear; 61 degrees; 8.38’ low. Black bass are fair on watermelon shallow running crankbaits, topwaters, and Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on minnows and silver jigging spoons. Crappie are fair on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs. Bream are fair on worms. Channel and blue catfish are good on live bait. Yellow catfish are slow.

Texas
Parks & Wildlife Dept


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TEXAS: Southeast Fishing Reports

Saturday, July 10th, 2010

CONROE:
Water fairly clear; 0.22’ low. Black bass are good on Carolina rigged soft plastics, crankbaits, and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are fair on minnows and silver striper jigs. Crappie are good on minnows and fair on blue tube jigs over brush in 20 feet. Catfish are good on stinkbait, chicken livers, and nightcrawlers.

GIBBONS CREEK:
Water clear. Black bass are fair on chartreuse soft plastic worms and crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers, cut bait, and chicken livers.

HOUSTON COUNTY:
Water clear; 83 degrees; 0.42’ high. Black bass to 6 pounds are good on Rat-L-Traps and watermelon seed soft plastic worms at boat launches and piers, and off rocky points in 6 – 15 feet. Crappie are fair on live minnows around structure in 18 – 23 feet. Bream are good on live worms off piers and over grass beds. Channel and blue catfish to 4 pounds are very good on trotlines baited with stinkbait and cut shad in 25 feet.

LIVINGSTON:
Water fairly clear; 83 degrees; 0.43’ high. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits and crankbaits. Striped bass to 6 pounds are fair on Rat-L-Traps. White bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Blue catfish are good on shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

SAM RAYBURN:
Water lightly stained; 82 degrees; 2.66’ low. Black bass are fair on minnows and watermelon soft plastic worms. White bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows and blue/black tube jigs over brush piles in 20 – 30 feet. Bream are fair on nightcrawlers. Catfish are very good on trotlines baited with live bait and cut bait.

STEINHAGEN:
1.41’ high. No report available.

TOLEDO BEND:
Water stained; 83 degrees; 3.52’ low. Black bass are good on watermelon soft plastic worms, spinnerbaits, and Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are fair on minnows and white striper jigs. White bass are fair on silver spoons. Crappie are good on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs over baited holes in 15 – 20 feet. Bream are good on crickets and nightcrawlers in 3 – 8 feet. Channel and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait and stinkbait in 30 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.


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TEXAS: Southeast Fishing

Saturday, June 5th, 2010

CONROE: Water fairly clear; 0.32’ low. Black bass are good on watermelon red and chartreuse Carolina rigged soft plastics, and on white/green Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are fair on silver striper jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and pink/white tube jigs. Catfish are good on stinkbait, shrimp, and liver.

GIBBONS CREEK: Water clear. Black bass are good on watermelon red and plum soft plastics, and on white crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and green/white tube jigs. Catfish are good on stinkbait, nightcrawlers, and shrimp.

HOUSTON COUNTY: Water lightly stained; 77 degrees; 0.41’ high. Black bass to 10 pounds are good on June bug/multi-flake soft plastic worms on the south side of the lake in 6 – 12 feet. Crappie are good on live minnows off piers and over brush piles in 10 feet. Bream are good on live worms off piers and over grass beds. Channel and blue catfish are good on stinkbait off piers and on trotlines baited with perch.

LIVINGSTON: Water fairly clear; 69 degrees; 0.18’ low. Black bass are good on crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and soft plastics. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Blue catfish are good on shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

SAM RAYBURN: Water stained; 68 degrees; 0.67’ low. Black bass are good on watermelon red Senkos, lizards, and Brush Hogs. White bass are good on spoons. Crappie are good on minnows and tube jigs over brush piles. Bream are good on nightcrawlers and crickets. Catfish are good on trotlines baited with nightcrawlers.

STEINHAGEN: 1.45’ high. No report available.

TOLEDO BEND: Water stained; 69 degrees; 1.79’ low. Black bass are good on chartreuse/blue and chartreuse/white soft plastics. Striped bass are fair on minnows and white striper jigs. White bass are fair on silver spoons and slabs in the river. Crappie are good on minnows and chartreuse jigs. Channel and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait, cut bait, and shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow.


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