Hill Country Region Week of October 17, 2018

Austin
Water lightly stained; 72–78 degrees; 0.09' low. Black bass are fair to good on chrome Rat–L–Traps, Texas rigs and jigs. Sunfish are fair on cut nightcrawlers and corn. Catfish are fair to good nightcrawlers.
Brownwood
Water stained; 85–89 degrees; 6.68' low. Black bass are good on watermelon spinnerbaits, Rat–L–Traps, and soft plastics over brush piles. Hybrid striper are good trolling hellbenders. White bass are fair on Li'l Fishies off lighted docks at night. Crappie are good on Li'l Fishies and minnows over brush piles. Channel catfish are fair on cut bait and nightcrawlers over baited holes in 12–20 feet. Yellow catfish are good on trotlines baited with perch in 12–20 feet.
Buchanan
Water stained; 85–89 degrees; 0.86' high. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.
Canyon Lake
Water murky; 85–89 degrees; 1.28' high. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Smallmouth bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.
Granger
Water stained; 85–89 degrees; 7.27' high. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
LBJ
Water stained; 87–91 degrees; 2.22' low. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.
Travis
Water murky; 80–84 degrees; 14.78' low. 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 fair on silver spoons. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and white/chartreuse tube jigs near the dam. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

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