South Texas Plains Region Week of August 24, 2016

Braunig
Water murky. Black bass are good on crankbaits and Rat–L–Traps near the dam. Striped bass are fair down rigging silver and gold spoons near the jetty. Redfish are fair on perch and shad near the jetty. Channel catfish are good on shrimp and cut bait. Blue catfish are fair on cut bait.
Calaveras
Water murky. Black bass are good on chartreuse spinnerbaits and crankbaits over reed beds. Striped bass are fair on silver striper jigs near the dam. Redfish are fair on crawfish and tilapia along the shoreline. Channel and blue catfish are good on cheesebait, shrimp, and shad. Yellow catfish are slow.
Choke Canyon
Water murky; 85–89 degrees; 22.16' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon spinnerbaits and soft plastic worms. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are good on nightcrawlers punchbait. Yellow catfish are slow.
Coleto Creek
Water stained; 99 degrees at the hot water discharge, 87 degrees in main lake; 1.23' low. Black bass to 5 pounds are good on crankbaits and soft plastics in 8–10 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and tube jigs in 8–10 feet. Talapia to 6 pounds are good bow fishing in the shallows. Channel and blue catfish to 15 pounds are good on droplines baited with live perch and cut bait in 8–10 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.
Falcon
Water murky; 88–92 degrees; 33.81' low. Black bass are good on white spinnerbaits. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are excellent on cut bait and stinkbait. 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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