Big Bend Region Week of March 15, 2023
- GOOD. Water stained; 65 degrees; 37.42 feet below pool. Largemouth bass are good in 5-15 feet of water on plastic lizards, creature baits, senkos, flukes, beavers, Texas rigs, Ned rigs, or Carolina rigs. Stripers are fair using buck tail jigs and swim baits. White bass are good in 30-50 feet of water on main lake channels using shade colored blade baits, spoons, or rattletraps. Catfish are fair in 20-50 feet of water using nightcrawlers, chicken liver, or cheese bait. Tight lines. Report by Captain Raul Cordero, Far West Guide Service. Channel catfish are in 74 feet of water biting cheese bait and punch bait. Captain Kent Terril, 3T Guide Service. Bass are staging for the spawn using Texas rigged soft plastics worked around secondary points and square billed crankbaits. Tight lines Captain Olin Jensen, Jensen’s Guide Service.
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