Sports and Outdoors

     
   

Area Fishing Reports
ATHENS Water clear, 79-83 degrees; 1.97 feet low. Black bass are good on topwaters early, later switching to Carolina rigged french fries out from main lake points in 10-15 feet. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows in 10-15 feet around brush piles. Catfish are excellent on punchbait and worms around baited holes.
CEDAR CREEK Water clear; 79-82 degrees; 2.69 feet low. Black bass are good on topwaters over shallow grass early, later switching to Carolina rigs on points with submerged grass. White bass are good on Humdingers and slabs. Hybrid striper are fair to good on live shad and Sassy Shad. Crappie are fair on tube jigs around the shady side of bridge columns. Catfish are excellent on liver and fresh shad.
PALESTINE Water fairly clear; 78-84 degrees; 2.19 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; 6.05 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 chartreuse (use Worm-Glo) nightcrawlers and juglines with live shad.
TAWAKONI Water stained; 79-84 degrees; 6.49 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; 79-85 degrees; 2.83 feet low. Black bass fair on black Horny Toads along lily pads early in the morning, during the day switching to sour grape frys, junebug baby Brush Hogs on a Carolina rig and weightless watermelon seed super flukes along main lake grass lines 12-22 feet. Drop-shot rigs with 4-inch watermelon seed craws are also working in deeper water using. Crappie are good 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 clear; 5.18 feet low. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and chartreuse jigs in 7-10 feet. Bream are excellent on nightcrawlers. Channel and blue catfish are fair on chartreuse (use Worm-Glo) nightcrawlers. Yellow catfish are slow.
GRAPEVINE Water fairly clear; 79-86 degrees; 6.26 feet low. Black bass are fair to good on Texas rigged blue fleck Power Worms, medium diving Bandit crankbaits, and finesse baits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs over brush piles. White bass are good on slabs and Humdingers. Catfish are fair to good on cut bait and chartreuse (use Worm-Glo) nightcrawlers.

 


Upcoming Games

7-on-7 League
June 27 @ Eustace
6 p.m.
Kemp vs Mabank
Eustace vs Kaufman
7 p.m.
Wills Point vs Malakoff