Hill Country Region Week of March 13, 2019

Austin
Water lightly stained; 54–63 degrees; 0.76' low. Black bass are slow on Texas rigs. Sunfish are slow. Catfish are fair on cut or live baitfish and nightcrawlers.
Brownwood
Water murky; 52–56 degrees; 0.10' high. Black bass are good on black/blue jigs, crankbaits, and soft plastic worms over brush piles. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are fair on Li'l Fishies off lighted docks. Crappie are fair on Li'l Fishies and minnows over brush piles. Channel catfish are fair on cut bait and nightcrawlers over baited holes. Yellow catfish are slow.
Buchanan
Water murky; 53–57 degrees; 2.40' low. Black bass are fair on chartreuse Rat–L–Traps, pumpkinseed lizards, and black/chartreuse Curb's hair jigs over main lake humps. Striped bass are good on chartreuse spoons and white striper jigs. White bass are fair on Li'l Fishies. Crappie are good on minnows in 15–25 feet. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.
Canyon Lake
Water murky; 55–59 degrees; 0.36' high. Black bass are good on black/chartreuse hair jigs in 15–25 feet, and Texas rigged black Scoundrel worms on shaky jigheads. Striped bass are slow. White bass fair on minnows and small white crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows upriver. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.
Granger
Water murky; 51–55 degrees; 0.02' high. Black bass are fair on jigs and spinnerbaits along the river channel. White bass are fair on white grubs in the river below Dickerson's Bottom. Crappie are fair on minnows under lights at night upriver. Blue catfish are fair on shad and prepared baits. Yellow catfish are slow.
LBJ
Water murky; 54–58 degrees; 0.77' 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; 53–57 degrees; 0.41' high. Black bass are fair on purple/black soft plastic worms and crawfish crankbaits in 12–30 feet. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on minnows and Li'l Fishies in 30–40 feet. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are fair on liver and cut shad. Yellow catfish are slow.
Walter E. Long
Water murky. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are good on chartreuse striper jigs and silver slabs. White bass are good on minnows and silver slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

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