South Texas Plains Fishing Reports
Week of March 25, 2015
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BRAUNIG : Water stained. Black bass are fair on crankbaits and dark soft plastic worms in the reeds and near the jetty and dam. Striped bass are fair on liver and shad. Redfish are slow. Channel catfish are good on liver, shrimp, cheesebait, and cut bait. Blue catfish are fair on cut bait.
CALAVERAS : Water stained. Black bass are fair on dark soft plastic worms, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits around reed beds and near the dam. Striped bass are fair on chicken livers and shad along the shoreline. Redfish are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
CHOKE CANYON : Water stained; 54–58 degrees; 28.21’ low. Black bass are good on green pumpkin soft plastic worms and lizards, and on jigs over grass. White bass are fair on small spinnerbaits and Rapalas. Crappie are slow. Drum are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on stinkbait and shrimp. Yellow catfish are fair on live perch.
COLETO CREEK : Water murky; 65 degrees in main lake, 71 degrees at hot water discharge; 0.25’ high. Black bass are excellent on green pumpkin crankbaits and soft plastics. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are excellent on cut bait and live perch in 8–10 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.
FALCON : Water murky; 55–59 degrees; 24.00’ low. Black bass are fair on jigs, small soft plastics, and slow rolling spinnerbaits in 15–25 feet. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp, nightcrawlers, stinkbait, liver, 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.