Hill Country Region Week of June 21, 2017

Brownwood
Water stained; 75–79 degrees; 0.15' low. Black bass are good on crankbaits, flukes, spinnerbaits, and jigs around docks in 8–10 feet. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are good on silver jigs off lighted docks at night in 5–15 feet. Crappie are good on minnows and white tube jigs over baited brush piles. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
Buchanan
Water stained; 76–80 degrees; 0.48' low. Black bass are fair to good on watermelon flukes, white crankbaits, and Texas rigged watermelon candy Whacky Sticks in 4–8 feet early. Striped bass are good on Rattlin' Rogues, Rat–L–Traps, and plastic swim baits. White bass are fair on Tiny Traps and plastic swim baits in creeks. Crappie are slow. Channel catfish are good on liver, minnows, and dipbait. Yellow and blue catfish are good on goldfish and perch upriver.
Canyon Lake
Water stained; 75–79 degrees; 0.39' low. Black bass are fair on topwaters, watermelon flukes, and Whacky Sticks around flooded bushes. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Smallmouth bass are fair on clear grubs and watermelon crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and pink tube jigs in standing timber. Channel catfish are fair on shrimp. Yellow and blue catfish are good on goldfish and perch upriver.
Granger
Water stained; 73–77 degrees; 0.26' high. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits in willows upriver. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on marabou jigs in 5–15 feet. Blue catfish are good on shad and prepared bait in 5–12 feet. Yellow catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait upriver.
LBJ
Water stained; 75–79 degrees; 0.73' low. Black bass are fair on motor oil Berkley Power worms, watermelon topwaters, and watermelon red Whacky Sticks in 6–12 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and watermelon jigs over brush piles. Channel catfish are good on shrimp and stinkbait. Yellow and blue catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live perch.
Travis
Water stained; 75–79 degrees; 1.57' low. Black bass are good on plum worms and smoke grubs in 10–25 feet. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on chrome spoons and white grubs. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on bloodbait and shrimp in 25–40 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.
Walter E. Long
Water murky. Black bass are good on green pumpkin crankbaits and soft plastic worms. Hybrid striper are fair on pet spoons. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and white tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are good on stinkbait and hot dogs. Yellow catfish are slow.

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