Texas Fishing Report – January 21, 2009

By John Paul Greeson

For The Associated Press

Austin (AP) — Here is the weekly fishing report as compiled for
the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for Jan. 21. (Report also
available on Web as www.txfishing.com.)

CENTRAL

BASTROP: Water lightly stained. Black bass are good on
Rat-L-Traps and chartreuse jigs. Crappie are good on minnows over
brush piles in 15-20 feet. Channel and blue catfish are fair on
stinkbait and liver. Yellow catfish are slow.

BELTON: Water clear; 58 degrees; 2.86′ low. Black bass are slow.
Hybrid striper are good on live shad. White bass are slow. Crappie
are good on minnows at night under lights in 24 feet. Channel and
blue catfish are good on minnows under lights at night. Yellow
catfish are slow.

BROWNWOOD: Water stained; 49 degrees; 5.06′ low. Black bass to 6
pounds are fair on chartreuse Bass Hogg spinnerbaits, Brownwood
craws, black/blue Bass Hogg jigs, Brownwood Special Persuader
crankbaits, and chrome/blue Rat-L-Traps along shorelines in 1-5
feet. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass to 3 pounds are excellent
on Li’l Fishies and crawdad crankbaits. Crappie are fair on Li’l
Fishies and tube jigs over brush piles in 15-22 feet. Channel
catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

BUCHANAN: Water clear; 60 degrees; 15.58′ low. Black bass are
fair on Rattlin’ Rogues, Carolina rigged black/blue lizards, 1/8oz.
black/chartreuse Curb’s hair jigs with smoke/gold flake JDC RocKraw
trailers, and blue flake Whacky Sticks on jigheads along ledges in
12-20 feet. Striped bass are fair drifting live bait in 28 feet,
and trolling white/chartreuse Curbs striper jigs and Rattlin’
Rogues. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on crappie minnows
over brush piles in 12-15 feet. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow
and blue catfish are slow.

CANYON LAKE: Water clear; 59 degrees; 11.30′ low. Black bass are
fair on Carolina rigged lizards in 15-25 feet, 1/8oz.
pumpkin/chartreuse hair jigs with JDC Pebble Craw trailers, and
Texas rigged blue flake Scoundrel worms on shaky jigheads along
break lines and ledges. Striped bass are fair to good trolling
1/4oz. white Curbs striper jigs and vertically jigging Pirk Minnows
and Spoiler Shads. White bass are fair jigging Pirk Minnows and
1/4oz. Blade Baits along the main river channel at mid lake in 40
feet. Smallmouth bass are fair to good on JDC smoke/red flake
tubes, tomato red curl tail grubs, and matching drop shot worms
along ledges and over rock piles in 10-25 feet. Crappie are fair on
minnows and crappie jigs upriver. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow
and blue catfish are slow.

COLEMAN: Water clear; 60 degrees; 5.91′ low. Black bass are slow
to fair on watermelon red soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and
crankbaits. Hybrid striper are fair on minnows and white striper
jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are
good on stinkbait and frozen shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow.

COLORADO RIVER: (At Colorado Bend State Park) Water clear. Black
bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on
minnows and slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on
nightcrawlers, stinkbait, and frozen shrimp in deep holes.

FAYETTE: Water clear; 61 degrees. Black bass are fair on
Carolina rigged soft plastics and Rat-L-Traps. Channel and blue
catfish are slow.

GRANBURY: Water clear; 2.54′ low. Black bass are fair on
watermelon and watermelon red soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and
crankbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are
fair on minnows. Catfish are good on frozen shrimp and
stinkbait.

GRANGER: Water murky; 50 degrees; 3.58′ low. Black bass are
slow. White bass are fair upriver among shad. Crappie are fair on
minnows upriver under lights at night. Blue catfish are fair on
shad and prepared baits. Yellow catfish are slow.

LBJ: Water stained; 60 degrees; 0.12′ low. Black bass are good
on pumpkin JDC drop shot worms, PBJ colored Snag Proof jigs, and
green pumpkin tubes on docks and seawalls. Striped bass are slow.
White bass are fair to good on silver Pirk Minnows and Spoiler
Shads in the channel around the power plant. Crappie are fair on
minnows in brush piles under heated docks. Channel catfish are fair
on minnows and worms. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.

NAVARRO MILLS: Water murky; 49 degrees; 3.03′ low. Black bass
are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue
catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

PROCTOR: Water stained; 62 degrees; 4.75′ low. Black bass are
slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are good
on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are fair on juglines baited
with cut shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

SOMERVILLE: Water fairly clear; 3.01′ low. Black bass are slow.
Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on
minnows and green and black tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are
good on stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.

STILLHOUSE: Water clear; 53 degrees; 5.06′ low. Black bass are
fair on minnows and watermelon seed worms. White bass are slow.
Crappie are slow. Carp are good on corn in 20 feet. Channel and
blue catfish are fair on nightcrawlers. Yellow catfish are
slow.

TRAVIS: Water clear; 57 degrees; 25.71′ low. Black bass to 5
pounds are good on black worms, chrome spoons, and firetiger
crankbaits in 15-35 feet. Striped bass to 5 pounds are fair on shad
crankbaits and chrome spoons in 32-50 feet. White bass are good on
minnows, white grubs, and chrome spoons in 35-55 feet. Crappie are
fair on minnows and pink and white tube jigs in 18-40 feet. Channel
and blue catfish to 7 pounds are fair on nightcrawlers and
bloodbait in 35-48 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.

WALTER E. LONG: Water stained; 61 degrees. Black bass are slow.
Hybrid striper are very good on minnows in the cove and at the hot
water outlet. White bass are very good on minnows. Crappie are good
on red wigglers. Channel and blue catfish are good on
nightcrawlers. Yellow catfish are slow.

WHITNEY: Water clear; 9.87′ low. Black bass are fair on
watermelon red soft plastics, Rat-L-Traps, and crankbaits. Striped
bass are fair on minnows and chartreuse striper jigs. White bass
are fair on minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube
jigs. Catfish are good on frozen shrimp, hot dogs, and stinkbait.
NORTHEAST

ATHENS: Water lightly stained, 48-53 degrees; 0.56′ low. Black
bass are fair on crankbaits and red Rat-L-Traps in 8-10 feet. Bream
are fair on live worms. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs.
Catfish are fair to good on prepared baits.

BOB SANDLIN: Water fairly clear; 47-54 degrees; 0.37′ low. Black
bass are fair on watermelon/red Brush Hogs fished in 68 feet. White
bass are fair on small jigging spoons in the major creek channels.
Crappie are good on jigs and minnows fished over brush piles in
18-23 feet. Catfish are good on chicken livers fished around
cormorant roost.

BRIDGEPORT: Water fairly clear; 47-52 degrees; 7.76′ low. No
report available.

CADDO: Water off color; 48-54 degrees; 0.55′ high. Black bass
are fair on black jigs, white spinnerbaits and tubes around cypress
trees in 2-4 feet. Crappie are good on shiners and jigs in the main
channel. Catfish are fair on limblines.

CEDAR CREEK: Water lightly stained; 48-54 degrees; 2.33′ low.
Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits, pearl medium diving crankbaits
and chrome Rat-L-Traps. White bass are fair on jigging spoons.
Hybrid striper are fair on Sassy Shad. Catfish are good on cut bait
and Danny King’s Punch Bait.

COOPER: Water lightly stained; 47-53 degrees; 6.16′ low. Black
bass are slow on jigging spoons and black/blue jigs. Crappie are
slow over brush piles and standing timber in 10-18 feet on minnows.
White bass and hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Catfish are fair
to good along creek channels on prepared baits.

FAIRFIELD: Water fairly clear; 76-88 degrees. Black bass are
good on Senkos and Rat-L-Traps off secondary points, later
switching to Carolina rigs. Hybrid striper are slow on live shad.
Redfish are slow on live bait. Catfish are fair on prepared baits
and live shad on main lake flats.

FORK: Water lightly stained; 48-54 degrees; 0.81′ low. Black
bass are fair on Rat-L-Traps, medium diving crankbaits, suspending
baits and firetiger spinnerbaits worked along main lake grass and
around boathouses. Crappie are fair on minnows in 25-30 feet on
deeper flats. Catfish are good on prepared baits in 25-30 feet.

GRAPEVINE: Water off color; 48-53 degrees; 7.55′ low. Black bass
are fair on shad pattern or chartreuse crankbaits, gold/orange
jerkbaits, drop shot rigs and Rat-L-Traps. Crappie are good on
minnows and jigs in deep water. White bass are good on yellow or
white slabs. Catfish are fair on cut bait.

JOE POOL: Water off color; 48-53 degrees; 2.54′ low. Black bass
are fair on spinnerbaits and Texas rigged 7” purple worms. Crappie
are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on live minnows
and slabs. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers and prepared bait.

LAKE O’ THE PINES: Water stained; 47-53 degrees; 0.51′ high.
Black bass are slow to fair on Texas rigs, weightless flukes or 5”
Yum Dingers and Rat-L-Traps. Crappie are fair to good on minnows
and jigs. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers and cut shad. Bream are
fair on red wigglers.

LAVON: Water stained; 48-54 degrees; 4.43′ low. Black bass are
fair on Texas rigs, spinnerbaits and shallow running crankbaits.
White bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs
around bridge columns. Catfish are fair to good on cut shad and
nightcrawlers.

LEWISVILLE: Water off color; 47-53 degrees; 3.92′ low. Black
bass are slow on suspending rogues, spinnerbaits and Texas rigs.
Crappie are fair on brown/blue jigs and minnows. Catfish are good
on liver and cut shad in the creeks along bends and humps.

MARTIN CREEK: 3.05′ low. No report available.

MONTICELLO: Water fairly clear; 75-88 degrees; 0.3′ low. Black
bass are fair on topwaters early, later switching to weightless
flukes, Texas rigs, spinnerbaits and chrome Rat-L-Traps. Crappie
are good on minnows. Catfish are fair to good on prepared bait.

PALESTINE: Water lightly stained; 47-53 degrees; 0.23′ low.
Black bass are fair on Rat-L-Traps and chartreuse spinnerbaits.
Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on prepared
baits and cut shad. White bass are fair on slabs and Rat-L-Traps.
Hybrid striper are fair on shad and Sassy Shad.

RAY HUBBARD: Water off color; 46-53 degrees; 1.34′ low. Black
bass are fair on chrome Rat-L-Traps, spinnerbaits and Carolina
rigged black/blue worms. Crappie are slow to fair on minnows and
jigs in the marinas and around bridge columns. White bass are fair
on slabs and minnows. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs over humps.
Catfish are fair on prepared baits.

RAY ROBERTS: Water stained; 47-52 degrees; 1.34′ low. Black bass
are slow on grubs. Crappie are good walking the creeks. White bass
are good on CC Jigging Spoons (worked slow or dead sticking).
Catfish are fair on prepared bait under the cormorant roosts.

RICHLAND CHAMBERS: Water off color; 46-52 degrees; 4.39′ low.
Black bass are fair on crankbaits and jigs. White bass are fair to
good on white or chartreuse slabs and TailHummers. Crappie are slow
on minnows and jigs in 18-24 feet around brush piles. Catfish are
fair drift fishing shad in 12-20 feet.

TAWAKONI: Water lightly stained; 47-53 degrees; 4.75′ low. Black
bass are slow. Crappie are fair on jigs and minnows around pylons.
White bass are fair to good on white or chartreuse slabs fished
close to bottom on humps and ridges. Striped bass and hybrid
striper are fair on 4” Sassy Shad and slabs. Catfish are good on
shad and prepared baits.

TEXOMA: Water off color; 46-52 degrees; 0.55′ low. Black bass
are fair on jigs, spinnerbaits and Carolina rigs. Smallmouth bass
are fair to good on live shad and jigging spoons. Crappie are fair
on minnows around boathouses. Striped bass are fair on live shad,
slabs and Sassy Shad. Blue catfish are fair on cut shad and
prepared baits.

WEATHERFORD: Water lightly stained; 47-52 degrees; 5.96′ low.
Black bass are fair. Crappie are good in the fishing barge and
marina boat slips on jigs and minnows. Catfish are slow. White bass
are fair on slabs. Bream are good on worms.

WRIGHT PATMAN: Water lightly stained; 48-54 degrees; 3.96′
high.

Black bass are fair jigs and Texas rigs. Crappie are good on

minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair to good on prepared bait and
cut

shad.

SOUTH

AMISTAD: Water clear; 58 degrees; 1.66′ high. Black bass are
good on drop shots, crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and Carolina rigged
soft plastics. Striped bass are fair on slabs, crankbaits, and
jerkbaits. White bass are good on slabs and shallow running
crankbaits. Catfish are fair on cheesebait, shrimp, and
nightcrawlers in 60 100 feet. Yellow catfish are slow. Everyone in
the boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico
side) whether fishing or not.

BRAUNIG: Water stained; 62 degrees. Black bass are good on
crankbaits and dark soft plastic worms in the reeds and near the
jetty and dam. Striped bass are excellent on liver and shad at Dead
Tree Point and near the pier, and down rigging silver and gold
spoons and marble spinners near the dam. Redfish are slow. Channel
catfish are excellent on liver, shrimp, cheesebait, and cut bait
near the spillway and the discharge. Blue catfish are good on cut
bait.

CALAVERAS: Water stained; 62 degrees. Black bass are good on
dark soft plastic worms, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits around reed
beds. Striped bass are good on spoons and jigs. Redfish are slow.
Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on liver,
shrimp, and cheesebait.

CHOKE CANYON: Water clear; 62 degrees; 5.42′ low. Black bass are
good on heavy jigs and large soft plastic lizards in the grass, and
fair on crankbaits. White bass are fair on minnows upriver. Crappie
are slow but some large ones caught on minnows. Drum are fair on
live worms. Channel and blue catfish are good on punchbait in 2-7
feet. Yellow catfish are slow.

COLETO CREEK: Water clear; 77 degrees (84 degrees at discharge);
3.57′ low. Black bass to 6 pounds are fair on topwaters in 3-8
feet. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow.
Channel and blue catfish to 4 pounds are fair on trotlines baited
with liver and nightcrawlers. Yellow catfish to 8 pounds are fair
on trotlines baited with cut perch.

FALCON: Water clear; 62 degrees. Black bass are good on

spinnerbaits. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel
and

blue catfish are good on shrimp and cut bait. Everyone in the
boat

must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico
side)

whether fishing or not.

SOUTHEAST

CONROE: Water murky; 1.09′ low. Black bass are fair on
watermelon soft plastics, crankbaits, and Rat-L-Traps in 15-30
feet. Striped bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are fair on
minnows. Catfish are good on stinkbait, liver, and frozen
shrimp.

GIBBONS CREEK: Water clear. Black bass are fair on watermelon
red and watermelon/white soft plastics and crankbaits. Crappie are
fair on minnows. Catfish are good on frozen shrimp and
stinkbait.

HOUSTON COUNTY: Water stained; 57 degrees; 0.56′ high. Black
bass to 3 pounds are good on watermelon red soft plastics and
Rat-L-Traps near the dam in 12-16 feet. Crappie are good on minnows
near Golden Acres subdivision in 14-18 feet. Bream are fair on live
worms near grass beds. Channel and blue catfish are slow.

LIVINGSTON: Water fairly clear; 58 degrees; 0.10′ high. Black
bass to 4 pounds are fair on crankbaits and spinnerbaits. Striped
bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows in
the creeks. Blue catfish are good on shad. Yellow catfish are
slow.

SAM RAYBURN: Water lightly stained; 62 degrees; 6.51′ low. Black
bass are fair on watermelon red soft plastics, crankbaits, and
Rat-L-Traps. White bass are fair on live minnows and white
spinnerbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Bream are fair on worms.
Catfish are good on frozen shrimp and stinkbait.

STEINHAGEN: 0.45′ high. No report available.

TOLEDO BEND: Water clear; 61 degrees; 3.38′ low. Black bass
are

fair on dark red soft plastics, and on white spinnerbaits
and

crankbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie
are

fair on minnows. Bream are fair on worms. Channel and blue
catfish

are good on live bait, frozen shrimp, and stinkbait. Yellow
catfish

are slow.

PANHANDLE

GREENBELT: Water stained; 43 degrees; 28.93′ low. Black bass are
fair on live baits or black/blue jigs suspended in trees and on
shad-colored crankbaits along points and humps. Crappie are fair on
jigs and minnows. White bass are fair on live baits and silver
crankbaits. Smallmouth bass are fair on live baits and shad-colored
crankbaits. Walleye are good on live baits and crankbaits. Catfish
are fair on cut and live baits.

MACKENZIE: Water lightly stained; 43 degrees; 76.77′ low. Black
bass are fair on live baits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs.
White bass and striped bass are fair on minnows. Smallmouth bass
are fait on live baits. Walleye are fair on minnows. Catfish are
good on live baits.

MEREDITH: Water stained; 44 degrees; 74.36′ low. Black bass are
fair on shad-colored crankbaits, spinnerbaits and minnows around
rocky points, humps and trees. Crappie are good on jigs and
minnows. White bass are fair on live baits. Smallmouth bass are
fair on live baits and crankbaits. Walleye are fair on live baits.
Channel catfish are fair on minnows and cut baits.

PALO DURO: Water stained; 39 degrees; 52.57′ low. Black bass
are

slow on minnows. Crappie are fair on jigs and minnows.
Smallmouth

bass are slow. Walleye are fair on live baits and jerkbaits.

Channel catfish are fair on minnows.

WEST

ALAN HENRY: Water lightly stained; 52 degrees; 0.19′ low. Black
bass are fair on black/blue jigs or live baits suspended in trees.
Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on live
baits.

ARROWHEAD: Water lightly stained; 47 degrees; 6.25′ low. Black
bass are fair on shallow-running crankbaits or chatterbaits off
secondary points. Crappie are fair on tandem rigged jigs or minnows
fished deep off the derricks and at the State Park recently brushed
by TPWD. White bass are fair trolling. Blue Catfish are fair drift
fishing with cut shad or cheese bait on flats at 10-14 feet
depth.

COLORADO CITY: Water clear; 49 degrees; 6.38′ low. Black bass
are slow. Crappie are slow. White bass are slow. Catfish are
slow.

FT. PHANTOM HILL: Water clear; 50 degrees; 0.65′ low. Black bass
are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are
fair. Catfish are fair on prepared baits.

HUBBARD CREEK: Water lightly stained; 51 degrees; 2.820′ low.
Black bass are fair on slow-rolled white spinnerbaits along
secondary points and through deeper timber, and on live baits.
Crappie are fair on jigs and minnows. White bass and hybrid
stripers are fair on live baits and crankbaits. Catfish are good on
live baits.

NASWORTHY: Water lightly stained; 50 degrees. Black bass are
slow on live baits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Redfish
are fair. White bass and striped bass are fair. Catfish are fair on
live baits.

OAK CREEK: Water lightly stained; 49 degrees; 2.70′ low. Black
bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are
fair on shad.

O.H. IVIE: Water lightly stained; 52 degrees; 12.28′ low. Black
bass are fair on shad-colored crankbaits, spinnerbaits and live
baits along points, drop-offs and humps. Crappie are fair on
minnows and jigs. White bass are good on live baits and
shad-colored crankbaits. Smallmouth bass are fair on live baits.
Channel catfish are good on prepared and live baits.

POSSUM KINGDOM: Water stained; 49 degrees; 2.44′ low. Black bass
are fair on shad-colored crankbaits and brown jigs on mid- and
upper-lake points in 5-15 feet depth. Crappie are fair on small
white jigs and minnows worked along wood structures. White bass are
fair on silver spoons or slabs along the river channel suspended in
20-40 feet depth on the North end of the reservoir. Stripers up to
15-lbs are good below the Dam. Catfish are good on live shad, cut
baits and liver in the Rock Creek area.

SPENCE: Water lightly stained; 50 degrees; 50.73′ low. Black
bass are slow. Crappie are slow. White bass are slow. Striped bass
and hybrid striper are slow. Catfish are slow.

STAMFORD: Water lightly stained; 49 degrees; 2.21′ low. Black
bass are fair on live baits and white spinnerbaits slow-rolled
along secondary points and stickups. Crappie are fair on live baits
and jigs. White and striped bass are fair on live baits. Catfish
are fair on shad and minnows.

SWEETWATER: Water lightly stained; 49 degrees; 1.32′ low. Black
bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are
fair on live baits. Catfish are fair on minnows and cut shad.

WHITE RIVER: Water lightly stained; 47 degrees; 28.82′ low.
Black bass are fair on minnows and white chatterbaits around deep
timber and rocky outcrops. Crappie are fair on jigs and minnows.
Walleye are fair on minnows. Channel catfish are fair on shad and
minnows.

WICHITA: Water lightly stained; 47 degrees; 0.97′ low.
Crappie

are fair on minnows or live shad near the dam and pavilion
poles.

Hybrid striped bass to 7-pounds and white bass are fair on
minnows

or live shad near the dam and pavilion poles. Channel catfish
are

fair drift fishing with shad or on trotlines.

COASTAL

NORTH SABINE: Trout are fair while drifting deep shell in the
middle of the lake on black/chartreuse and red shad Trout Killers,
Bass Assassins, Hogies and Norton Sand Eels. Redfish are fair on
the shorelines on gold spoons and chartreuse plastics.

SOUTH SABINE: Trout and redfish are fair plum plastics and live
shrimp off the reef on the south end of the lake. Sheepshead are
good at the jetty on shrimp.

BOLIVAR: Redfish and black drum are fair in the surf on
cut-bait. Sheephead are fair to good on shrimp around the
rocks.

TRINITY BAY: Sheepshead, sand trout and croaker are fair on
shrimp at the Spillway. Trout are fair to good on the reefs on the
east shoreline.

EAST GALVESTON BAY: Black drum and sheepshead are fair to good
on fresh dead shrimp over deep shell. Redfish are fair on the
shorelines on mud minnows and gold spoons.

WEST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are fair for waders working the muddy
shorelines. Black drum and sheepshead are fair to good on live
shrimp or fresh dead at the jetty.

TEXAS CITY: Sheepshead are fair to good at the jetty on fresh
dead shrimp and crabs. Black drum and sheepshead are fair to good
around structure on shrimp.

FREEPORT: Redfish and black drum are fair at East Union on
shrimp. Black drum, whiting and sand trout are fair to good in the
afternoon at Oyster Creek Park. Trout and reds are fair in
Christmas Bay on live shrimp.

EAST MATAGORDA: Trout are fair on the deep shell on red shad,
morning glory and glow/chartreuse Bass Assassins, Sand Eels and
Trout Killers. Redfish are fair on the south shoreline on gold
spoons and Bass Assassins.

MATAGORDA: Trout are redfish are fair on the south shoreline on
limetreuse, black and electric chicken Bass Assassins, Trout
Killers and Sand Eels. Redfish and black drum are fair at the jetty
on fresh dead shrimp.

PORT O’CONNOR: Trout are fair to good on the edges of the
Intracoastal on pumpkinseed/chartreuse and fire tiger Trout
Killers, Sand Eels and Bass Assassins. Redfish are fair off the
reefs of the Intracoastal on plum and fire tiger Bass Assassins,
Sand Eels and Trout Killers.

ROCKPORT: Trout and redfish are fair on the Estes Flats on live
shrimp and red shad Bass Assassins, Trout Killers and Sand Eels.
Sheepshead are fair around the Copano Causeway on fresh dead and
live shrimp.

PORT ARANSAS: Black drum and sheepshead are fair to good from
the jetty on shrimp. Whiting, redfish and black drum are fair from
the beachfront piers.

CORPUS CHRISTI: Trout are fair around the Causeway and in the
Humble Channel on shrimp and plum/white and glow/chartreuse Bass
Assassins, Hogies, Trout Killers and Norton Sand Eels. Black drum
and sheepshead are fair from the piers on sea lice, shrimp and
crabs.

BAFFIN BAY: Trout are good on mud and grass on pink Corkies and
suspending plugs. Redfish and black drum are fair in the Humble
Channel in the evening on dead shrimp. Trout are good for waders
working the rocks.

PORT MANSFIELD: Trout, redfish, and sheepshead are fair in the
Ship Channel on live shrimp. Mangrove snapper, sheepshead, croaker
and flounder are fair on live bait at the jetty. Trout and redfish
are fair on the flats on plum, black and glow Bass Assassins, Trout
Killers, Hogies and Sand Eels.

SOUTH PADRE: Black drum and redfish are fair to good off the
Intracoastal on live shrimp. Trout are fair on live mullet and
plum/chartreuse Trout Killers and Bass Assassins on the flats.
Sheepshead are fair to good at the jetty on live shrimp.

PORT ISABEL: Sheepshead are fair to good around rock groins and
piers on live shrimp. Trout are fair at Holly Beach and Airport
Cove on Corkies and Catch 5s. Redfish, black drum and sheepshead
are fair in the channels on live shrimp under a popping cork.

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