South Texas Plains Region Week of February 22, 2017

Braunig
Water murky. Black bass are fair on watermelon crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and Rat–L–Traps. Striped bass are fair on liver and shad near Dead Tree Point. Redfish are slow. Channel catfish are very good on liver, shrimp, cheesebait, and cut bait. Blue catfish are fair on cut bait.
Calaveras
Water murky. Black bass are fair on chartreuse Rat–L–Traps, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits near the dam. Striped bass are good on silver spoons and jigs near the dam. Redfish are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on nightcrawlers, shrimp, and cheesebait. Yellow catfish are slow.
Choke Canyon
Water stained; 64–68 degrees; 20.19' low. Black bass are good on chartreuse spinnerbaits and Rat–L–Traps. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are fair on liver and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.
Coleto Creek
Water murky; 81 degrees at the hot water discharge, 68 degrees in main lake; 1.72' low. Black bass to 5 pounds are good on chartreuse spinnerbaits and crankbaits in 8–10 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and white tube jigs at Coletoville Bridge in 8–12 feet. Channel and blue catfish to 6 pounds are good on live perch and shad in 8–10 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.
Falcon
Water murky; 65–69 degrees; 30.65' low. Black bass are good on chartreuse soft plastics and crankbaits. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are excellent on frozen shrimp and cut bait. 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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