Panhandle Plains Region Week of July 17, 2019

Alan Henry
Water clear main lake and 84 degrees, stained up the river and
Arrowhead
Water stained; 74–83 degrees; 0.38' low. Black bass are fair on topwaters early, shakyheads and jigs. Crappie are fair on live minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on cut bait and nightcrawlers.
Coleman
Water stained; 79–83 degrees; 0.40' low. Black bass are fair on chartreuse crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and soft plastics. Hybrid striper are fair on live shad. Crappie are fair on minnows over brush piles. Channel catfish are fair on trotlines baited with perch. Yellow catfish are slow.
Colorado City
Water stained; 78–84 degrees; 11.41' low. Black bass are fair to good on Texas rigs and squarebill crankbaits. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers.
Ft. Phantom Hill
Water stained; 75–83 degrees; 0.29' high. Black bass are fair to good on medium running shad pattern crankbaits, Texas rigs and shakyheads. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows and jigs around deeper structure. Catfish are fair on cut shad and nightcrawlers.
Greenbelt
Water off color; 74–83 degrees; 35.34' low. Black bass are fair on squarebills, Texas rigs and shakyheads. Crappie are fair on split shot rigged live minnows. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers and cut bait.
Hubbard Creek
Water stained; 76–84 degrees; 0.14' high. Black bass are fair to good on Texas rigs, shakyheads and Carolina rigs. Crappie are fair on live minnows and jigs around deeper structure. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers, live and cut shad.
Mackenzie
Water stained; 73–82 degrees; 78.60' low. Black bass are fair on finesse jigs, Texas rigs and shakyheads. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on cut bait and nightcrawlers.
Meredith
Water fairly clear; 72–79 degrees; 46.65' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigs and jigs. No reports on smallmouth bass. There are a few reports of walleye being caught on live bait and artificials. Bream are fair to good on cut nightcrawlers and kernel corn. Channel catfish are good on cut bait and nightcrawlers.
Nasworthy
Water stained; 74–83 degrees; 0.82' low. Black bass are fair to good on Texas rigs, shakyheads and pumpkinseed jigs. Crappie are fair on jigs and live minnows. Catfish are fair on large crappie minnows and nightcrawlers.
O.H. Ivie
Water stained; 74–83 degrees; 7.31' low. Black bass are fair to good on squarebill crankbaits, Texas rigs and shakyhead rigged Trick Worms. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Catfish are fair on cut and live shad.
Oak Creek
Water stained; 74–82 degrees; 0.06' low. Black bass are fair on topwaters early and late, Texas rigs and jigs. Crappie are fair on split shot rigged live minnows. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers, live and cut shad.
Possum Kingdom
Water fairly clear; 73–81 degrees; 0.16' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigs, drop shot rigs, Carolina rigs and jigs. Crappie are fair to good on split shot rigged live minnows and jigs around deeper structure. White bass are fair to good on tail spinners and live shad.
Spence
Water off color; 74–83 degrees; 33.25' low. Black bass are fair to good on Texas rigs, shakyheads and split shot rigged Ring Fries. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows. Catfish are good on cut bait and nightcrawlers.
Stamford
Water stained to murky; 74–82 degrees; 0.63' high. Black bass are slow to fair on Texas rigged worms, shakyheads and jigs. Crappie are fair on split rigged live minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on slabs and live shad. Blue catfish are fair on cut and live bait.
Sweetwater
Water stained; 75–82 degrees; 0.09' 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.
White River
Water stained; 77–82 degrees; 19.78' low. Black bass are slow to fair on spinnerbaits, Texas rigs and crankbaits. Crappie are fair on split shot rigged live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on prepared bait.

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