Hill Country Region Week of November 14, 2018

Austin
Water stained; 65–71 degrees; 0.5' low. Black bass are slow to fair on Texas rigs, shakyheads and lipless crankbaits. Sunfish are slow to fair on cut nightcrawlers and corn. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers and cut shad.
Brownwood
Water murky; 70–74 degrees; 0.73' high. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
Buchanan
Water murky; 71–75 degrees; 1.94' low. Black bass are good on wacky rigged watermelon/purple Whacky Sticks, pumpkin topwaters, and crankbaits in 5–10 feet early. Striped bass are fair on Spoiler Shads and Rat–L–Traps along the river channel near the dam in 25–40 feet at daylight. White bass are fair on Tiny Traps and 2" plastic swim baits. Crappie are fair on pink/white or chartreuse tube jigs and live minnows. Channel catfish are good upriver. Yellow and blue catfish are good upriver.
Canyon Lake
Water murky; 74–78 degrees; 0.94' high. Black bass are good on drop shot rigs, Texas rigged purple Scoundrel worms on shaky head jigs, and watermelon spinnerbaits in 10–20 feet. Striped bass are fair on deep running Shad Raps crankbaits in the lower end of the lake at first light. White bass are slow. Smallmouth bass are fair on Smokin' Green Devil's Tongues on drop shots over rock piles in 15–30 feet early. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs upriver. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live bait.
Granger
Water murky; 72–76 degrees; 3.09' high. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
LBJ
Water murky; 73–77 degrees; 0.90' low. Black bass are good on perch colored crankbaits and watermelon Whacky Sticks in 5–10 feet at daylight. Striped bass are slow. White bass are good on minnows and Li'l Fishies at night. Crappie are good on green tube jigs and live minnows over brush piles in 12–15 feet. Channel catfish are very good on shrimp and stinkbait. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.
Travis
Water murky; 72–76 degrees; 0.58' high. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
Walter E. Long
Water murky. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

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