Panhandle Plains Region Week of May 22, 2019

Alan Henry
Water clear main lake and 68 degrees, stained up the river and 73 degrees; 1.35' low. Black bass are good on swimbaits and flukes, and fair on Texas rigged worms. Crappie are good at night on minnows. Catfish are good on punch bait and cut bait.
Arrowhead
Water stained; 74–83 degrees; 0.16' high. Black bass are fair to good on Whopper Ploppers early, Texas rigs and silver/chartreuse swimjigs. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on cut bait and nightcrawlers.
Coleman
Water stained; 72–79 degrees; 1.21' high. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
Colorado City
Water stained; 73–81 degrees; 12.77' low. Black bass are fair to good on Easy Shiner Swimbaits, Texas rigs and chrome Rat–L–Traps. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers and cut bait.
Ft. Phantom Hill
Water stained; 75–83 degrees; 1.21' high. Black bass are fair to good on Texas rigs, shakyheads and KVD Squarebill Silent Crankbaits. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows and jigs in 12–15 feet. Catfish are fair to good on live and cut shad.
Greenbelt
Water off color; 74–79 degrees; 35.34' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged 7" Power Worms, shakyheads and white glass Rat–L–Traps. Crappie are fair to good on split shot rigged live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and cut bait.
Hubbard Creek
Water stained; 76–84 degrees; 0.19' high. Black bass are fair to good on silver/chartreuse buzzbaits, Texas rigs and shakyheads. Crappie are fair on live minnows and jigs around structure in 15–20 feet. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers, live and cut shad.
Mackenzie
Water stained; 68–76 degrees; 79.16' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigs, Senkos and flukes with a 1/16th oz. weight. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on cut bait and nightcrawlers.
Meredith
Water fairly clear; 66–75 degrees; 48.02' low. No reports on black or smallmouth bass. There are a few reports of walleye being caught on live bait and artificials. Bream are slow to fair on cut nightcrawlers. Channel catfish are fair on live or dead shad.
Nasworthy
Water stained; 74–83 degrees; 0.71' low. Black bass are fair to good on Texas rigged blue fleck Kriet Tail Worms, shakyheads and medium diving shad pattern crankbaits. Crappie are fair to good on jigs and live minnows (moving deeper). Catfish are fair to good on stinkbait, live bait and nightcrawlers.
O.H. Ivie
Water stained; 74–83 degrees; 10.71' low. Black bass are fair to good on topwaters early, Texas rigs and 5" Yum Dingers. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows. Catfish are good on cut and live shad.
Oak Creek
Water stained; 74–82 degrees; 0.50' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigs, 5" green pumpkin magic Senkos and swimjigs. Crappie are fair on drop shot rigged live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers, live and cut shad.
Possum Kingdom
Water fairly clear; 73–81 degrees; 0.40' low. Black bass are fair to good on drop shot rigs, Carolina rigs, Texas rigs and DT10s. Crappie are fair to good on drop shot rigged live minnows in 15–20 feet. White bass are fair to good on tail spinners and live shad. Striped bass are fair to good on live shad and horsehead jigs. Catfish are fair to good on live or dead shad and nightcrawlers.
Spence
Water off color; 74–83 degrees; 35.63' low. Black bass are fair to good on Texas rigs, 5" Senkos and squarebill crankbaits. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on cut bait and nightcrawlers.
Stamford
Water stained to murky; 74–82 degrees; 1.52' high. Black bass are fair to good on Texas rigged watermelon candy Baby Brush Hogs and Bandit 100s. Crappie are fair to good on split live minnows. White bass are fair on slabs and live shad. Blue catfish are fair on cut and live bait.
Sweetwater
Water stained; 73–82 degrees; 0.20' high. This lake is currently experiencing a fish kill due to golden alga. Biologists are monitoring the situation and will post updates as they become available. Fish populations have been substantially reduced by the golden alga blooms.
White River
Water stained; 71–79 degrees; 22.47' low. Black bass are fair to good on Texas rigged Power Worms and squarebill crankbaits. Crappie are fair to good on split shot rigged live minnows. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers.

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