Panhandle Plains Region Week of November 8, 2018

Alan Henry
Water clear main lake, stained up the river; 52–58 degrees; 3.93' low. Black bass are fair on Rat–L–Traps, Texas rigs and spoons. Crappie are slow. Catfish are slow.
Arrowhead
Water stained; 46–52 degrees; 0.23' high. Black bass are fair on Rat–L–Traps, Texas rigs and jigs. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on cut bait and nightcrawlers.
Coleman
Water murky; 76–80 degrees; 0.29' high. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
Colorado City
Water fairly clear; 44–50 degrees; 11.86' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigs, jigs and Suspending Rogues. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers.
Ft. Phantom Hill
Water stained; 43–51 degrees; 1.01' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigs, shakyheads and jigs. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows around deeper structure. Catfish are good on live and cut bait.
Greenbelt
Water off color; 44–52 degrees; 36.34' low. Black bass are slow on Texas rigs and jigs. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and cut bait.
Hubbard Creek
Water stained; 43–48 degrees; 0.15' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigs and drop shit rigs. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair to good on live and cut bait.
Mackenzie
Water stained; 41–47 degrees; 77.78' low. Black bass are fair on slow rolled spinnerbaits, Texas rigs and jigs. Crappie are fair on split shot weighted minnows. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers.
Meredith
Water fairly clear; 41–48 degrees; 49.27' low. No reports on black bass. No reports of smallmouth. There are a few reports of walleye being caught on live bait and artificials. Bream and channel catfish are being caught in limited numbers.
Nasworthy
Water stained; 42–49 degrees; 0.68' low. Black bass are fair on slow rolled spinnerbaits, Texas rigs and lipless crankbaits. No reports on crappie. Catfish are fair to good on live bait and nightcrawlers.
O.H. Ivie
Water stained; 44–52 degrees; 21.19' low. Black bass are fair on spoons, Texas rigs and chrome Rat–L–Traps. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows. Catfish are good on cut and live bait.
Oak Creek
Water stained; 43–50 degrees; 0.83' high. Black bass are slow on Texas rigs and shakyheads. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on live and cut bait.
Possum Kingdom
Water fairly clear; 47–53 degrees; 0.48' low. Black bass are slow to fair on jigs, Texas rigs and live shad. Crappie are fair on live minnows and jigs around structure. White bass are fair to good on slabs. Striped bass are fair on live shad. Catfish are good on live and cut bait.
Spence
37.53' low. Black bass are slow. No report on crappie. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers.
Stamford
Water stained to muddy; 42–49 degrees; 2.23' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigs, jigs and white spinnerbaits. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows around structure. White bass are fair to good on slabs. Blue catfish are good on cut and live bait.
Sweetwater
Water stained; 41–48 degrees; 0.2' 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; 43–49 degrees; 22.82' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigs, spoons and Rat–L–Traps. Crappie are slow on live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers.

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