Panhandle Plains Region Week of June 21, 2017

Alan Henry
Water clear on the main lake, stained up the river; 76 degrees; 3.28' low. Black bass are slow on 7" Power Worms, spoons and jigs. Crappie and bass are slow on minnows. Catfish are fair on live perch and goldfish.
Arrowhead
Water fairly clear; 73–79 degrees; 0.91' low. Black bass are good on Yellow Magics early, later switching to Texas rigs, drop shot rigs and shallow running crankbaits. Crappie are fair to good on jigs and minnows around structure. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers.
Coleman
Water stained; 76–80 degrees; 0.24' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon red and watermelon green spinnerbaits and soft plastics. Hybrid striper are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and pink tube jigs. Channel catfish are good on trotlines baited with live perch. Yellow catfish are slow.
Colorado City
13.11' low. No report available.
Ft. Phantom Hill
Water murky; 75–79 degrees; 0.46' high. Black bass are fair on chatterbaits early, later switching to Rat–L–Traps, Texas rigs and jigs. Crappie are fair to good on jigs and minnows. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers.
Greenbelt
30.85' low. Black bass are fair to good on Yellow Magics early, later switching to Texas rigs, Rat–L–Traps and jigs. Crappie are fair on live minnows.
Hubbard Creek
Water off color; 74–78 degrees; 0.41' low. Black bass are fair to good on Whopper Ploppers early, later switching to squarebill crankbaits, Texas rigs and jigs. Crappie are fair to good on jigs and minnows around cover. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers and cut bait.
Mackenzie
73.57' low. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers.
Meredith
59.73' low. Black bass are slow to fair on Texas rigs, chatterbaits and drop shot rigs. No reports of smallmouth bass. Bream and channel catfish are being caught in good numbers.
Nasworthy
73–78 degrees; 1.17' low. Black bass are fair to good on drop shot rigs, finesse jigs and Texas rigs. No reports on crappie. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and cut bait.
O.H. Ivie
Water stained; 73–79 degrees; 33.43' low. Black bass are good on Whopper Ploppers early, later switching to Texas rigs, jigs and Senkos. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair to good on cut bait and nightcrawlers.
Oak Creek
Water stained; 74–80 degrees; 8.26' low. Black bass are good on Texas rigs and topwaters. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows. Catfish are fair on cut bait and nightcrawlers.
Palo Duro
59.7' low. No report available.
Possum Kingdom
Water off color; 72–78 degrees; 0.11' high. Black bass are fair to good on topwaters early, later switching to Texas rigs, shallow running crankbaits and shakyheads. Crappie are fair on live minnows. White bass are fair to good on slabs and inline spinners. Striped bass are fair on live shad. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers.
Spence
48.4' low. No report available.
Stamford
Water stained; 71–77 degrees; 1.08' high. Black bass are fair to good on buzzbaits early, later switching to Texas rigs and Senkos. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows around cover. White bass are fair to good on Rooster Tails. Blue catfish are fair to good on cut and live bait.
Sweetwater
Water off color; 72–77 degrees; 21.95' low. No report available.
White River
Water stained; 72–78 degrees; 20.72' low. Black bass are very slow (the bass population was greatly reduced during the drought). No reports on crappie. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and cut bait.

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