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Area Fishing Reports
ATHENS Water clear, 79-83 degrees; 1.4 feet low. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits, Carolina rigs and Senkos. Night fishing is fair to good on black spinner- and buzzbaits. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows. Catfish are fair on punch bait and worms around baited holes.
CEDAR CREEK Water clear; 79-82 degrees; 2.25 feet low. Black bass are fair on topwaters early, midday switching to Carolina rigs. White bass are very good on TailHummers early and T.N.T. slabs deep during midday. Hybrid striper are fair on Sassy Shad. Crappie are fair on jigs over brushpiles. Catfish are good drifting liver and cut bait.
PALESTINE Water fairly clear; 78-84 degrees; 1.74 feet low. Black bass are fair to good on junebug Texas rigged ribbon tail worms, spinnerbaits and Chatterbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs around brush and stickups. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers and prepared baits. White bass are good on small chrome Rat-L-Traps and topwaters. Hybrid striper are fair on live shad and Sassy Shad.
RICHLAND CHAMBERS Water fairly clear; 78-82 degrees; 5.37 feet low. Black bass are fair to good on drop shot rigged finesse worms, spinnerbaits and Carolina rigs. White bass and hybrid striper are fair to good on live shad, chartreuse slabs and Humdingers. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs around brush. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers and juglines with live shad.
TAWAKONI Water stained; 79-84 degrees; 5.76 feet low. Black bass are fair on topwaters early, midday switching to spinnerbaits, white 3-inch Cannibals and Chatterbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on topwaters and slabs. Striped bass and hybrid striper are fair on chrome Rat-L-Traps and Sassy Shad. Catfish are good on punch bait and nightcrawlers.
FORK Water clear; 78-86 degrees; 2.46 feet low. Black bass fair on sour grape frys, junebug Baby Brush Hogs on a Carolina rig and watermelon seed weightless super flukes along main lake grass lines in 8-14 feet. Crappie are fair on small jigs in 20 feet under main lake bridges and around brush piles. Catfish are good in 15 feet on prepared baits.
NAVARRO MILLS Water stained; 4.98 feet low. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
FAIRFIELD Water clear; 83 (main lake)-89 (outlet) degrees; 3.5 feet low. Black bass are good on Ribbits early and late on the edges of shoreline vegetation, midday switching to spinnerbaits, Senkos and Texas rigs. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers and cut bait. Redfish are fair on Black Saltys and bream. Bream are good on crickets and worms.
GRANBURY Water murky; 0.63 foot low. Black bass are fair on pumpkinseed/green soft plastics and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are fair on minnows and silver striper jigs. White bass are fair on orange/white Rat-L-Traps. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on bloodbait, frozen shrimp and live bait.
GRAPEVINE Water fairly clear; 79-86 degrees; 5.16 feet low. Black bass are fair to good on medium diving Bandit crankbaits, finesse baits and jigs. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs over brushpiles. White bass are good on slabs and Humdingers. Catfish are fair to good on cut bait and nightcrawlers.
JOE POOL Water fairly clear; 78-83 degrees; 0.08 foot high. Black bass are good on drop shot rigs and spinnerbaits. Crappie are fair on live minnows and jigs. White bass are good on TNT slabs and Humdingers. Channel catfish are good on prepared baits.
LAVON Water stained; 79-83 degrees; 8.7 feet low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged Zoom finesse worms, spinnerbaits and crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and black/red/chartreuse jigs around brush. White bass are fair on slabs and Humdingers. Catfish are good on cut shad and nightcrawlers.
LEWISVILLE Water stained; 78-84 degrees; 6.73 feet low. Black bass are good on drop shot rigged 4-inch finesse worms, spinnerbaits and Carolina rigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on slabs and Humdingers around main lake points, humps and flats. Catfish are fair on prepared baits and nightcrawlers.
RAY HUBBARD Water fairly clear; 79-86 degrees; 0.55 foot low. Black bass are fair on watermelon seed Ribbits, white/chartreuse Booyah spinnerbaits and Carolina rigs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs in the marinas, around bridge columns and over brush piles. White bass are good on slabs and Humdingers. Catfish are fair on prepared baits.


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