Brownwood Weekly Fishing Report
- May 17, 2017
- Water stained; 73–77 degrees; 0.42’ low. Black bass are excellent on Bass Hogg Gorilla jigs, green pumpkin soft plastics, and white/chartreuse crankbaits around docks. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are excellent on minnows and white jigs under lights at night in 10–20 feet. Crappie are excellent on minnows and white tube jigs over brush piles in 1–8 feet. Channel catfish are slow. Blue catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live bait. Yellow catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait.
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