Fishing Reports for Week of April 15, 2015

Hill Country Region

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Water Body Report
BUCHANAN Water murky; 62–66 degrees; 31.79' low. Black bass are fair on pumpkin Curb's jigs, jerkbaits, and Carolina rigged JDC lizards along break lines in 15–25 feet. Striped bass are good trolling white/chartreuse Curb's striper jigs and crankbaits. White bass are fair on slabs, and trolling crankbaits at the mouths of creeks. Crappie are good on minnows over brush piles in 12–15 feet. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.
CANYON LAKE Water murky; 64–68 degrees; 11.01' low. Black bass are fair on buzzbaits, watermelon jigs, and watermelon red soft plastic worms in 20–25 feet. Striped bass are fair trolling white Curb's striper jigs. White bass are fair jigging Pirk Minnows in the main river channel. Smallmouth bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.
GRANGER Water murky; 62–66 degrees; 0.27' high. Black bass are fair on watermelon jigs and Rat–L–Traps in timber. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows upriver at night. Blue catfish are fair on cut bait in 10–20 feet. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live bait.
LBJ Water stained; 63–67 degrees; 0.37' low. Black bass are slow. White bass are fair jigging Curb's jigs and Pirk Minnows. Crappie are slow. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.
TRAVIS Water murky; 62–66 degrees; 52.47' low. Black bass are good on brown jigs, smoke grubs, and crawfish crankbaits in 8–20 feet. Striped bass are fair on white spoons in 20–40 feet. White bass are fair on white spoons and chrome crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows and pink tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
WALTER E. LONG Water lightly stained. Black bass are good on shallow running crankbaits and chartreuse soft plastics. Hybrid striper are good on chartreuse striper jigs. White bass are excellent on minnows. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
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