Prairies & Lakes Region Week of March 22, 2017

Athens
Water lightly stained; 64–68 degrees; 0.35' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits and worms, bladed jigs and hollow body frogs. Crappie are slow on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Bastrop
Water stained; 65–69 degrees. Black bass are fair on chartreuse/white soft plastics and Rat–L–Traps. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on stinkbait, shrimp, and chicken livers. Yellow catfish are slow.
Belton
Water stained; 66–70 degrees; 0.57' high. Black bass are good on green pumpkin crankbaits and spinnerbaits. Hybrid striper are fair on live shad. White bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows under lights at night. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are good on trotlines and throwlines baited with live perch.
Bonham
Water stained; 64–69 degrees; 3.05' 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, 63–68 degrees: 0.17' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged worms, squarebill crankbaits and spinnerbaits. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Cedar Creek
Water lightly stained; 64–68 degrees; 0.10' low. Black bass are good on squarebill crankbaits, Texas rigged creature baits and bladed jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Cooper
Water stained; 4.03' low. No report available.
Fairfield
No report available.
Fayette
Water murky. Black bass are good on green pumpkin Carolina rigged soft plastics, crankbaits, and Wacky Worms in reeds. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp and shad.
Gibbons Creek
Water stained. Black bass are fair on green pumpkin soft plastics and crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on frozen shrimp, nightcrawlers, and stinkbait.
Granbury
Water stained; 65–69 degrees; 0.01' high. Black bass are fair on watermelon soft plastics, spinnerbaits, crankbaits, and Rat–L–Traps. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are slow.
Grapevine
Water lightly stained; 63–67 degrees; 0.22' high. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits, shallow crankbaits and Texas rigged craws. White bass and hybrid bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Joe Pool
Water lightly stained; 64–69 degrees; 0.05' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged lizards, bladed jigs and spinnerbaits. White bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.
Lavon
Water stained; 66–69 degrees: 2.10' low. Black bass are fair on squarebill crankbaits, spinnerbaits and bladed jigs. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Lewisville
Water stained; 63–68 degrees; 0.17' low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws, bladed jigs and spinnerbaits. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Navarro Mills
Water stained; 67–71 degrees; 0.19' high. Black bass are good on green pumpkin crankbaits near the dam. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on white tube jigs and minnows. Channel catfish are good on stinkbait. Blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with goldfish and shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow.
Palestine
Water lightly stained; 64–68 degrees; 0.11' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits, bladed jigs and spinnerbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines.
Proctor
Water stained; 64–68 degrees; 0.07' low. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are good on chartreuse striper jigs. White bass are good trolling watermelon crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are fair on live shad and shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow.
Ray Hubbard
Water lightly stained; 64–69 degrees; 0.68' low. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits, Texas rigged craws and Senkos. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Ray Roberts
Water lightly stained; 62–67 degrees; 0.05' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws on timber near spawning areas and weightless Senkos. White bass are good on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.
Richland Chambers
Water lightly stained; 63–67 degrees; 0.23' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits and squarebill crankbaits. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Somerville
Water murky; 65–69 degrees; 0.08' high. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are good on silver/blue striper jigs. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
Stillhouse
Water murky; 64–68 degrees; 0.55' high. Black bass are fair on green pumpkin crankbaits and Rat–L–Traps. White bass are good on minnows near Long Bridge. Crappie are good on minnows near Long Bridge. Channel and blue catfish are good on live bait. Yellow catfish are slow.
Tawakoni
Water stained; 64–69 degrees; 2.96' low. Black bass are good on bladed jigs, flipping jigs and Texas rigged craws. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid bass are good on slabs and minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Texoma
Water lightly stained; 63–67 degrees; 2.98' low. Black bass are good on shallow crankbaits, spinnerbaits and shakeyhead worms. Crappie are good on minnows. Striped bass are good on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines.
Weatherford
Water lightly stained; 0.36' low. No report available.
Whitney
Water stained; 66–70 degrees; 2.82' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon spinnerbaits and Rat–L–Traps. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on small spinnerbaits and minnows. Crappie are good on minnows and blue tube jigs. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers and stinkbait.

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