Hill Country Region Week of July 20, 2016

Brownwood
Water murky; 82–86 degrees; 0.25' low. Black bass are good on chartreuse/white spinnerbaits and soft plastic worms over brush piles in 15–25 feet. Hybrid striper are fair on shad at night. White bass are fair on Li'l Fishies and slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs. Channel catfish are good on trotlines baited with cut bait and shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow.
Buchanan
Water murky; 81–85 degrees; 0.19' low. Black bass are good on topwaters, Chug Bugs, and Texas rigged watermelon soft plastics. Striped bass are good on Rat–L–Traps and swim baits. White bass are fair on minnows and Li'l Fishies around brush. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel catfish are fair on shrimp and stinkbait. Yellow and blue catfish are good on goldfish and perch upriver.
Canyon Lake
Water murky; 82–86 degrees; 0.85' high. Black bass are good on topwaters, Rat–L–Traps, and watermelon soft plastics along shorelines. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on minnows and Tiny Traps early and late. Smallmouth bass are fair on smoke grubs, and dark crankbaits early. Crappie are fair on minnows and pink tube jigs. Channel catfish are fair on liver and shrimp. Yellow and blue catfish are fair on goldfish and perch.
Granger
Water murky; 81–85 degrees; 0.83' high. Black bass are fair on Rat–L–Traps and watermelon soft plastics. White bass are fair on pet spoons and small spinnerbaits early and late. Crappie are good on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs in 10–15 feet. Blue catfish are good on juglines baited with perch and shad. Yellow catfish are slow.
LBJ
Water stained; 82–86 degrees; 0.72' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon soft plastic worms and lizards, and on chartreuse Rat–L–Traps. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and blue tube jigs over brush piles. Channel catfish are good on liver and stinkbait. Yellow and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with live perch.
Travis
Water murky; 84–88 degrees; 1.04' low. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
Walter E. Long
Water murky. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

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