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Fishing Reports for Week of July 1, 2015

Panhandle Plains Region

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ALAN HENRY Water stained; 79–86 degrees; 0.3' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigs, Senkos and medium running shad pattern crankbaits. Crappie are fair to good on jigs and minnows. Catfish are fair on chartreuse (use Worm–Glo) nightcrawlers.
ARROWHEAD Water off color; 78–87 degrees; 0.21' high. One ramp open and few anglers have been on the lake.
BROWNWOOD Water murky; 78–82 degrees; 0.41' low. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are good on Pop–R's and crankbaits in 12–16 feet, and on minnows and jigs under lights at night. Crappie are good on minnows and white or shad Li'l Fishies in 9–12 feet. Channel catfish to 5 pounds are good on trotlines and juglines baited with cheesebait and cut shad in the river mouths. Yellow catfish to 10 pounds are good on trotlines baited with cut perch and shad in 8–12 feet.
COLEMAN Water murky; 71–75 degrees; 9.41' low. Black bass are good on watermelon Rat–L–Traps and spinnerbaits. Hybrid striper are good on live shad near the park. Crappie are good on minnows at night. Channel catfish are good on trotlines baited with live perch. Yellow catfish are slow.
COLORADO CITY 21.37' low. No report available.
FT. PHANTOM HILL Water clear; 80–88 degrees; 12.91' low. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits and Texas rigs. Crappie are fair to good on jigs and minnows. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers.
GREENBELT 34.67' low. No report available.
HUBBARD CREEK Water off color; 81–89 degrees; 20.23' low. Black bass are fair to good on topwaters early, later switching to Texas rigs and jigs. Crappie are fair to good on jigs and minnows. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and live shad.
MACKENZIE 72.66' low. No report available.
MEREDITH 70.14' low. No report available.
NASWORTHY No report available.
O.H. IVIE Water stained; 79–86 degrees; 43.14' low. Black bass are good on Yellow Magics early, later switching to Texas rigs, Senkos and crankbaits. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs fished shallow. Catfish are fair to good on live bait.
OAK CREEK Water stained; 79–87 degrees; 18.59' low. Black bass are fair to good on buzzbaits early, later switching to Texas rigs and crankbaits. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs under a slip cork. Catfish are fair on chartreuse (use Worn–Glo) nightcrawlers.
PALO DURO 56.13' low. No report available.
POSSUM KINGDOM Water fairly clear; 79–87 degrees; 0.35' high. Black bass are fair to good on spinnerbaits, Texas rigs, jigs and medium running crankbaits. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on Road Runners. Striped bass are fair on live shad. Catfish are fair to good on live shad and nightcrawlers.
SPENCE 62.29' low. No report available.
STAMFORD 0.88' low. No report available.
SWEETWATER Water off color; 79–86 degrees; 27.97' low. No report available.
WHITE RIVER Water stained; 80–87 degrees; 15.88' low. No report available.
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