Prairies & Lakes Region Week of April 19, 2017

Athens
Water lightly stained; 68–72 degrees; 0.34' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, weightless Flukes and Yellow Magic poppers. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.
Bastrop
Water stained; 69–73 degrees. Black bass are good on watermelon crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and soft plastic worms and lizards. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.
Belton
Water stained; 70–74 degrees; 6.79' high. 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.
Bonham
Water lightly stained; 68–72 degrees; 2.57' low. Black bass are good on Rat L Traps, spinnerbaits, and bladed jigs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good drifting cut bait.
Bridgeport
Water lightly stained, 68–71 degrees: 0.59' high. Black bass are good on squarebill crankbaits, Texas rigged craws and spinnerbaits. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Cedar Creek
Water lightly stained; 67–70 degrees; 0.01' high. Black bass are good on squarebill crankbaits, Texas rigged craws and weightless Flukes in watermelon. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Hybrid striper are slow on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.
Cooper
Water stained; 2.91' low. No report available.
Fairfield
No report available.
Fayette
Water murky. Black bass are good on shallow running shad colored crankbaits over grass, and on watermelon and watermelon seed Carolina rigged soft plastic worms along the outside edges of grass. Channel and blue catfish are slow.
Gibbons Creek
Water stained. Black bass are fair on watermelon and green pumpkin soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs. Catfish are fair on stinkbait and liver.
Granbury
Water stained; 69–73 degrees; 0.12' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon soft plastics and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are fair on white striper jigs. White bass are good on minnows and chartreuse spinnerbaits. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on stinkbait, nightcrawlers, and liver.
Grapevine
Water lightly stained; 67–70 degrees; 0.29' high. Black bass are good on squarebill crankbaits and Reaction Innovations Vixens in bone color. White bass and hybrid bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.
Joe Pool
Water lightly stained; 67–71 degrees; 0.51' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, spinnerbaits and buzzbaits. White bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Lavon
Water stained; 68–71 degrees: 1.15' low. Black bass are good on squarebill crankbaits, buzzbaits and bladed jigs. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Lewisville
Water lightly stained; 67–70 degrees; 0.30' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws, flipping jigs and shallow crankbaits. White bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.
Navarro Mills
Water stained; 69–73 degrees; 1.73' high. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel catfish are slow. Blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
Palestine
Water lightly stained; 68–71 degrees; 0.10' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, buzzbaits and weightless Flukes. Crappie are good on minnows. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. White bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.
Proctor
Water stained; 68–72 degrees; 0.26' high. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on small spinnerbaits and minnows. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on stinkbait and fresh shad. Yellow catfish are slow.
Ray Hubbard
Water lightly stained; 68–71 degrees; 0.23' low. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits, Texas rigged craws and swim jigs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines.
Ray Roberts
Water lightly stained; 67–70 degrees; 0.58' high. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged craws, topwater walking baits and buzzbaits. White bass are good on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Richland Chambers
Water lightly stained; 68–71 degrees; 0.43' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, swim jigs and spinnerbaits. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Somerville
Water murky; 71–75 degrees; 0.57' high. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are good on chartreuse striper jigs. White bass are good on minnows. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow.
Stillhouse
Water murky; 69–73 degrees; 1.88' high. Black bass are fair on watermelon soft plastics and Rat–L–Traps. White bass are good on watermelon soft plastics and minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
Tawakoni
Water lightly stained; 68–72 degrees; 2.47' low. Black bass are good on black buzzbaits, hollow body frogs and Texas rigged creature baits. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Texoma
Water lightly stained; 67–71 degrees; 2.70' low. Black bass are good on shakyhead worms, spinnerbaits and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are good on minnows. Striped bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are good on trotlines.
Weatherford
Water lightly stained; 0.14' low. No report available.
Whitney
Water stained; 68–72 degrees; 1.55' low. Black bass are good on watermelon Texas and Carolina rigged soft plastics and crankbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows and blue tube jigs. Catfish are good on stinkbait and cheesebait.

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