Hill Country Region Week of July 17, 2019

Austin
Water stained; 82–88 degrees; 0.74' low. Black bass are fair on shakyheads, Texas rigs and jigs. Sunfish are fair to good on cut nightcrawlers and dough bait. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers and prepared bait.
Brownwood
Water stained; 79–83 degrees; 0.17' low. Black bass are fair on Rat–L–Traps and crankbaits. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are slow.
Buchanan
Water murky; 79–83 degrees; 0.02' high. Black bass are good on watermelon topwaters, chartreuse Whacky Sticks, and Texas rigged green pumpkin Scoundrel worms on secondary points and ledges in 10–22 feet.
Canyon Lake
Water stained; 80–84 degrees; 1.20' high. Black bass are fair on Shad Raps, Rat–L–Traps, and buzzbaits upriver near laydowns along banks in 5–10 feet early and late. Striped bass are fair on watermelon plum colored crankbaits on main lake points. White bass are fair on live bait.
Granger
Water murky; 82–86 degrees; 0.35' high. Black bass are fair on soft plastic worms and crankbaits. White bass are fair on slabs and spoons on points and shallow roadbeds. Crappie are very good on jigs tipped with Berkley Crappie Nibbles in 6–15 feet. Blue catfish are good on live fresh shad. Yellow catfish are good on live perch.
LBJ
Water stained; 81–85 degrees; 0.78' low. Black bass are good on watermelon soft plastic worms and topwaters, and on shad colored Rat–L–Traps along break lines in 5–15 feet early and late. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs over brush piles in 10 feet. Channel catfish are fair on minnows and prepared bait. Yellow and blue catfish are good on trotlines and juglines baited with live perch.
Travis
Water murky; 81–85 degrees; 0.59' low. Black bass are fair on black/chartreuse soft plastic worms and crankbaits in 10–20 feet. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on live bait. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are good on stinkbait and nightcrawlers in 20–30 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.
Walter E. Long
Water stained. Black bass are fair on watermelon spinnerbaits and crankbaits. Hybrid striper are fair on silver striper jigs. White bass are fair on Li'l Fishies. Crappie are fair on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are fair on stinkbait and shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow.

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