Hill Country Region Week of September 20, 2019

Austin
FAIR. Water stained; 84–87 degrees; 0.87' low. Largemouth bass have picked up on Carolina Rigs, and have started hitting plastic minnows along with Alabama Rigs. Sunfish are good on weighted jigs, cut worms, and corn. Flatheads and blue catfish are good on liver plus blood baits, cut shad, nightcrawler worms. Trotlines are also fair for all species of catfish with live bait.
Brownwood
FAIR. Water stained; 82–86 degrees; 2.17' low. Largemouth bass are good on plastic worms, have starting hitting on spinners, and some top waters . Striped bass are fair on striper jigs and live bait. Crappie are fair on jigs and near brush. Catfish have been good on prepared bait, and shad baited trot lines have been successful recently.
Buchanan
FAIR. Water lightly stained; 84–87 degrees; 1.26 low. Largemouth bass are good on spinnerbaits, and thicker worms. Striped bass are good on Rat–L–Traps. White bass are fair on Li'l Fishies. Crappie are fair on weighted crappie jigs and live minnows. All catfish are good on live and stinkbait.
Canyon Lake
FAIR. Water lightly stained; 83–87 degrees; 1.20' low. Largemouth bass are fair on topwater tackle, and plastic worms as well as lizards. Crappie are fair with weighted jigs and White bass are fair on minnows. Striped Bass are good on jigs and live shad. Smallmouth bass are fair on white grubs and jigs. Catfish are fair on live bait and prepared bait.
Granger
FAIR. Water lightly stained; 83–89 degrees; 0.07' low. Largemouth bass are good on spinnerbaits, crankbaits, and Carolina rigged worms. White bass are fair on spoons along humps. Crappie are good on weighted jigs early in the day. All catfish are good on minnows and shad.
LBJ
GOOD. Water lightly stained; 83–88 degrees; 0.74' low. Largemouth bass are fair around cover and structure with most crank and spinner baits for bass. Crappie are fair on small minnows. Striped bass are good on shad. White bass are fair on Alabama rigs and minnows. Catfish are very good on liver, and stinkbait.
Medina
FAIR. Water stained; 83–88 degrees; 4.43' low. Largemouth bass are fair on popper topwater tackle early, and plastic worms as well as small lizards. Crappie are fair with weighted jigs and along with White bass are fair on minnows. Striped Bass are fair on jigs and live shad. Smallmouth bass are fair on white grubs and jigs. Catfish are fair on live bait.
Travis
FAIR. Water stained; 84–88 degrees; 6.69' low. Largemouth bass are fair on worms plus spinnerbaits. Striped bass are slow with all bait. White bass are fair on Li'l Fishies. Crappie are good on minnows and weighted light–colored jigs. Channel and blue catfish are fair on chicken livers and prepped bait.
Walter E. Long
SLOW. Water stained. 82–86 degrees; Largemouth bass are fair in deeper water on worms or spinners. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are fair on prepared baits.

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