Hill Country Region Week of February 22, 2017

Brownwood
Water stained; 63–67 degrees; 0.40' high. Black bass are good on black/blue Bass Hogg jigs, Persuader crankbaits, and GrandeBass 4" Trickster worms over brush piles. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are fair on Li'l Fishies and spinnerbaits off lighted docks at night. Crappie are fair on Li'l Fishies and minnows over brush piles. Channel catfish are fair on cut bait and nightcrawlers over baited holes. Yellow catfish are slow.
Buchanan
Water stained; 65–69 degrees; 2.41' low. Black bass are fair on pumpkin Curb's jigs, jerkbaits, and Carolina rigged JDC lizards along break lines in 10–20 feet. Striped bass are good drifting live bait in 20–30 feet. White bass are fair on Pirk Minnows, slabs, and crankbaits in creeks. Crappie are good on minnows over brush piles. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.
Canyon Lake
Water stained; 64–68 degrees; 0.78' high. Black bass are fair on black/chartreuse Curb's hair jigs, jerkbaits, and Texas rigged Scoundrel worms on shaky jigheads in 20–30 feet. Striped bass are good trolling white Curb's striper jigs and vertically jigging Pirk Minnows. White bass are fair jigging Pirk Minnows and Blade Baits. Crappie are good on minnows and crappie jigs upriver. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.
Granger
Water stained; 62–66 degrees; 0.50' high. Black bass are fair on chartreuse jigs and soft plastic worms upriver in heavy timber. White bass are fair upriver. Crappie are fair on minnows upriver under lights at night. Blue catfish are good on prepared baits and on juglines baited with cut bait and Zote soap. Yellow catfish are slow.
LBJ
Water stained; 64–68 degrees; 0.84' low. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.
Travis
Water stained; 65–69 degrees; 1.74' high. Black bass are good on chartreuse jigs, smoke grubs, and watermelon crankbaits in 8–20 feet. Striped bass are fair on white spoons in 20–35 feet. White bass are fair on white spoons and chrome crankbaits in 20–35 feet. Crappie are fair on minnows and pink tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
Walter E. Long
Water murky. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are good on chartreuse striper jigs. White bass are good on minnows and pet spoons. Crappie are good on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

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