Prairies & Lakes Region Week of July 27, 2016

Athens
Water lightly stained; 86–90 degrees; 0.35' low. Black bass are good on weightless Senkos and topwaters. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.
Bastrop
Water murky; 86–90 degrees. Black bass are fair on watermelon spinnerbaits and shallow running crankbaits. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on nightcrawlers and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.
Belton
Water murky; 82–86 degrees; 13.38' high. Black bass are good on soft plastic worms early. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are slow.
Bonham
Water lightly stained; 85–89 degrees; 1.24' low. Black bass are fair on topwaters, Texas rigged worms and deep diving crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows near brush piles. Catfish are fair on cut shad and prepared bait.
Bridgeport
Water stained to lightly stained, 85–89 degrees: 0.11' high.
Cedar Creek
Water lightly stained; 85–90 degrees; 0.72' low. Black bass are fair on weightless worms and shakyheads on docks with brush. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.
Cooper
Water stained to muddy; 0.71' low. No report available.
Fairfield
Black bass fishing reported as significantly improved. TPWD discontinued stocking the lake after the fish kill in September 2011.
Fayette
Water murky. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits and small Rat–L–Traps. Channel and blue catfish are good on minnows and cut bait over baited holes.
Gibbons Creek
Water murky. Black bass are good on chartreuse crankbaits and Rat–L–Traps. Crappie are good on minnows and pink tube jigs. Catfish are fair on stinkbait, shrimp, and liver.
Granbury
Water murky; 84–88 degrees; 0.02' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon spinnerbaits and crankbaits. Striped bass are fair on watermelon soft plastics. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on minnows, nightcrawlers, and shrimp.
Grapevine
Water stained to muddy; 86–89 degrees; 1.33' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged soft plastics and shakyheads. White bass and hybrid bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs.
Joe Pool
Water lightly stained; 85–89 degrees; 0.09' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits and squarebill crankbaits. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are slow on prepared bait.
Lavon
Water stained; 85–90 degrees: 0.66' low. Black bass are slow on buzzbaits, Texas rigged craws and bladed jigs. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines.
Lewisville
Water stained; 85–90 degrees; 0.33' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, Yellow Magics and bladed jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Navarro Mills
Water murky; 85–89 degrees; 0.75' high. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel catfish are slow.
Palestine
Water lightly stained; 85–89 degrees; 0.64' low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws and weightless Senkos. Crappie are good on minnows. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. White bass are fair on slabs.
Proctor
Water murky; 83–87 degrees; 0.08' high. Black bass are slow.
Ray Hubbard
Water stained; 85–90 degrees; 0.36' low. Black bass are fair on hollow body frogs and deep diving crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs.
Ray Roberts
Water stained; 85–89 degrees; 0.10' high. Black bass are fair on deep diving crankbaits, topwaters and Carolina rigged Flukes. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Crappie are slow on minnows and white jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.
Richland Chambers
Water stained; 85–90 degrees; 0.11' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits and swimjigs. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows.
Somerville
Water murky; 86–90 degrees; 11.04' high. Black bass are slow.
Stillhouse
Water murky; 84–88 degrees; 3.09' high. Black bass are slow.
Tawakoni
Water stained; 87–90 degrees; 0.20' low. Black bass are fair on hollow body frogs, flipping jigs and Texas rigged craws on docks and lily pads. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.
Texoma
Water stained to muddy; 85–88 degrees; 1.11' high. Black bass are fair on topwaters, crankbaits and Texas rigged worms. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Striped bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Weatherford
Water stained; 1.13' low. No report available.
Whitney
Water murky; 84–88 degrees; 0.83' low. Black bass are slow.

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