South Texas Plains Region Week of October 19, 2016

Water murky. Black bass are fair on crankbaits and dark soft plastic worms in reeds and near the jetty and dam. Striped bass are fair on silver and gold spoons and marble spinnerbaits near the dam. Redfish are fair on perch, shad, tilapia, and silver spoons. Channel catfish are good on liver, shrimp, and cut bait near the intake. Blue catfish are fair on cut bait.
Water murky. Black bass are fair on watermelon soft plastic worms, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits around reed beds. Striped bass are fair on spoons and jigs near the dam, and on chicken livers and shad along the shoreline. Redfish are good on perch and tilapia near the dam. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp and shad. Yellow catfish are slow.
Choke Canyon
Water stained; 82–86 degrees; 18.99' low. Black bass are very good on watermelon soft plastic worms with chartreuse tails, and on watermelon spinnerbaits in 15–30 feet. White bass are good on Li'l Fishies and minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are good on liver and live bait. Yellow catfish are fair on live perch and goldfish.
Coleto Creek
Water murky; 93 degrees at the hot water discharge, 78 degrees in main lake; 1.98' low. Black bass to 6 pounds are good on crankbaits and spinnerbaits in 8–10 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on live minnows and green tube jigs near Coletoville Bridge in 8–12 feet. Tilapia are slow. Channel and blue catfish to 6 pounds are fair on live perch and soap bait in 8–12 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.
Water murky; 83–87 degrees; 30.07' low. Black bass are good on watermelon/white crankbaits and topwaters. Striped bass are slow. Channel and blue catfish are excellent on cut bait and shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.

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