Panhandle Plains Region Week of August 17, 2016

Alan Henry
Water clear; 84 degrees; 3.41' low. Black bass are fair early on topwaters, later switching to Texas rigs and drop shot rigs. Crappie are fair at night under lights. Catfish are fair on juglines.
Arrowhead
Water fairly clear; 85–89 degrees; 1.64' low. No reports on black bass. Crappie are slow on jigs and minnows in the shallows. Catfish are good on worms and stinkbait.
Coleman
Water murky; 84–88 degrees; 1.09' low. Black bass are good on watermelon spinnerbaits and Carolina rigged soft plastics. Hybrid striper are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and white tube jigs. Channel catfish are fair on stinkbait and shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow.
Colorado City
21.81' low. No report available.
Ft. Phantom Hill
Water murky; 84–88 degrees; 1.2' low. Black bass are fair on Zara Spooks early, later switching to Texas rigs and medium diving crankbaits. Crappie are fair on jigs and minnows. Catfish are fair to good on cut bait.
Greenbelt
33.14' low. No report available.
Hubbard Creek
Water off color; 85–90 degrees; 1.8' low. Black bass are fair to good on Yellow Magics, Texas rigs and jigs. Crappie are fair to good on jigs and minnows. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers and live shad.
Mackenzie
73.55' low. No report available.
Meredith
59.63' low. No report available.
Nasworthy
84–89 degrees; 0.77' low. Black bass are fair to good on topwaters early, later switching to Texas rigs, medium running shad pattern crankbaits and watermelon seed jigs. No reports on crappie. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and cut bait.
O.H. Ivie
Water stained; 86–90 degrees; 35.52' low. Black bass are fair to good on Zara Spooks early, later switching to Texas rigs, squarebill crankbaits and jigs. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair to good on live bait.
Oak Creek
Water stained; 84–88 degrees; 11.97' low. Black bass are fair on topwaters early, later switching to drop shot rigs, jigs, Texas rigs and chatterbaits. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs in the shallows. Catfish are fair on chartreuse (use Worn–Glo) nightcrawlers.
Palo Duro
55.2' low. No report available.
Possum Kingdom
Water off color; 84–90 degrees; 0.82' low. Black bass are fair to good on topwaters early, later switching to Texas rigs, DT 10s, jigs and drop shot rigs. Crappie are fair to good on split shot weighted live minnows. White bass are fair to good on Road Rooster Tails. Striped bass are fair on live shad. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and cur bait.
Spence
55.42' low. No report available.
Stamford
1.2' low. No report available.
Sweetwater
Water off color; 83–89 degrees; 22.89' low. No report available.
White River
Water stained; 84–89 degrees; 18.78' low. No report available.

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