Piney Woods Region Week of November 30, 2016

Bob Sandlin
Water lightly stained; 62–65 degrees; 1.89' low. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits, bladed jigs and squarebill crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines.
Caddo
Water stained; 63–66 degrees; 0.50' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits and weightless Senkos. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.
Conroe
Water stained; 71–75 degrees; 0.91' low. Black bass are good on chartreuse spinnerbaits, crankbaits, and Rat–L–Traps in 15–25 feet. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and blue tube jigs. Catfish are fair on liver and nightcrawlers.
Fork
Water lightly stained; 61–64 degrees; 2.77' low. Black bass are good on shallow crankbaits, spinnerbaits and flutter spoons. White and yellow bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Houston County
Water stained; 65–69 degrees; 0.18' high. Black bass to 2.5 pounds are fair on pumpkinseed Brush Hogs around structure. Crappie are slow. Bream are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow.
Lake O' The Pines
Water lightly stained; 63–66 degrees: 0.40' low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits and flipping jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and white jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.
Livingston
Water stained; 70–74 degrees; 0.32' high. Black bass are good on chartreuse soft plastics and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows. Blue catfish are good on shad, shrimp, and prepared baits. Yellow catfish are slow.
Martin Creek
Water lightly stained; 85–88 degrees; 2.32' low. Black bass are fair on Flukes, shakyheads and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are good on minnows and chartreuse jigs. White bass are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Monticello
Water stained; 84–87 degrees; 0.09' high. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged creature baits, spinnerbaits and bladed jigs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.
Sam Rayburn
Water stained; 69–73 degrees; 3.64' low. Black bass are good on chartreuse soft plastic worms, spinnerbaits, crankbaits, and Rat–L–Traps in 20–30 feet. White bass are good on minnows and Li'l Fishies. Crappie are fair on minnows and pink tube jigs. Bream are fair on worms. Catfish are good on stinkbait, shrimp, and liver.
Steinhagen
1.46' high. No report available.
Toledo Bend
Water stained; 71–75 degrees; 4.89' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon soft plastic worms, topwaters, and shallow running crankbaits. Striped bass are fair on silver spoons and striper jigs. White bass are good on minnows and hellbenders. Crappie are fair on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs. Bream are fair on nightcrawlers. Channel and blue catfish are good on minnows and prepared bait. Yellow catfish are slow.
Wright Patman
Water stained; 3.37' high. No report available.

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