Fishing Reports for Week of February 10, 2016

Piney Woods Region

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Water Body Report
BOB SANDLIN Water stained; 50–55 degrees; 0.40' high. Black bass are good on bladed jigs and lipless crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and white jigs on brush piles. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
CADDO Water murky; 50–55 degrees; 1.65' high. Black bass are good on lipless crankbaits and spinnerbaits. White and yellow bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on rod and reel with prepared bait.
CONROE Water murky; 46–50 degrees; 0.05' low. Black bass are fair on pumpkinseed soft plastics. Striped bass are fair on silver striper jigs and spoons. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs. Catfish are fair on stinkbait and nightcrawlers.
FORK Water stained; 49–54 degrees; 0.67' low. Black bass are fair on flipping jigs, drop shot finesse worms and umbrella rigs. White and yellow bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are slow on trotlines.
HOUSTON COUNTY Water stained; 55–59 degrees; 0.12' high. Black bass to 6 pounds are fair on black/blue soft plastic worms on Finesse rigs in 2–10 feet, and on crawfish colored and orange/black Rat–L–Traps. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on live minnows near the dam in 35 feet. Bream are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.
LAKE O' THE PINES Water muddy; 8.54' high. No report available. Please call ahead as some ramps are closed due to high water. Use caution when navigating lake.
LIVINGSTON Water fairly clear; 48–52 degrees; 0.12' high. Black bass are good on perch colored crankbaits in the creeks. Striped bass are fair on Zara spooks. White bass are fair on Rat–L–Traps and spec rigs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Blue catfish are good on shad. Yellow catfish are slow.
MARTIN CREEK Water clear; 77–83 degrees; 0.01' high. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits, squarebill crankbaits and hollow body frogs. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are slow on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut bait.
MONTICELLO Water lightly stained; 59–63 degrees; 0.75' high. Black bass are slow on bladed jigs, spinnerbaits and Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are slow on minnows. Catfish are slow on trotlines and prepared bait.
SAM RAYBURN Water stained; 49–53 degrees; 0.19' high. Black bass are fair on watermelon soft plastics and spinnerbaits. White bass are fair on live minnows and jigging spoons. Crappie are fair on minnows and white tube jigs. Bream are fair on worms. Catfish are fair on shrimp and stinkbait.
STEINHAGEN 1.39' high. No report available.
TOLEDO BEND Water murky; 48–52 degrees; 0.20' low. Black bass are fair on chartreuse soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and Rat–L–Traps. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Bream are fair on worms. Channel and blue catfish are good on live bait, nightcrawlers, and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.
WRIGHT PATMAN Water muddy; 49–53 degrees; 29.60' high. Black bass are slow on bladed jigs and black/blue flipping jigs. Crappie are slow on minnows and white jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
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