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Big Bend Fishing Reports

Week of August 26, 2015

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Invasive species alert! To prevent the spread of zebra mussels, the law requires draining of water from boats and onboard receptacles when leaving or approaching public fresh waters. Get details.


AMISTAD :  Water murky; 89–93 degrees; 28.00’ low. Black bass are good on frogs, spooks, Pop–Rs, crankbaits, spinnerbaits, swimbaits, and soft plastic worms. Striped bass are fair on Red Fins and large topwaters. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Catfish are good on cheesebait, shrimp, and nightcrawlers under a cork in 6–15 feet. Yellow catfish are good on trotlines, droplines, and throwlines on live perch. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.


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