Panhandle Plains Region Week of November 7, 2019

Alan Henry
FAIR. Water clear 63-65 degrees; 4.62' low. Largemouth bass are fair on rigged worms, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits around the northern creek bed. White bass are good on artificial shad. Crappie are good on minnows, and jigs. Catfish are fair on live bait and stinkbait.
Arrowhead
GOOD. Water stained; 63-65 degrees; 2.04’ low. Largemouth bass are fair on Texas rigs, topwaters, and buzzbait continuing in 7 feet of water or less in and around creeks. Crappie are good on live minnows and jigs amid brush piles and cover. Catfish are good on punch bait.
Cisco
FAIR. Water clear; 65-67 degrees; 3.01’ low. Largemouth bass are fair on Texas rigged worms and jigs. Sunfish are fair with earthworms or grubs. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers, liver, and cut shad all over the lake.
Coleman
GOOD. Slightly stained. 63-65 degrees. 2.74’ low. Hybrid stripers are good on live baits, including shad. Largemouth bass are fair to good on topwater baits, buzz baits, spinnerbaits, plastic worms, jigs, and jerkbaits in shallow, calmer waters when in creeks and coves. Catfish are fair on live bait and stinkbait. Trotlines are best with live bait.
Ft. Phantom Hill
FAIR. Water stained; 63-65 degrees; 2.61’ low. Largemouth bass are fair on Texas rigs, buzzbaits, and spinners. Crappie are good on live minnows and jigs under the docks. Catfish are fair at night when the wind is still on cut shad and stinkbait.
Hubbard Creek
FAIR. Water stained; 63-65 degrees; 2.44’ low. Largemouth bass are fair on Texas rigs and topwater moving away from the shallow structures and water banks. Crappie are fair on live minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair at night on live and cut shad.
Meredith
FAIR. Water stained; 53-56 degrees; 47.01’ low. Largemouth bass are fair on Texas rigged plastics, topwaters, and flukes as they have been moving along ridges. There are a lot of good spots throughout the lake but focus on the dam and the southern Canadian River. Smallmouth bass are fair on crankbait. Walleye are slow on crankbaits and casting spoons trolling. Channel catfish are good on cut bait and live bait.
Millers Creek
GOOD. Water stained; 65-68 degrees; 1.66’ low. Largemouth bass are very good on jigs, plastic worms, and rattle traps, plenty of prey for them to feed on. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass and hybrids have been good on the south portion of the lake on artificial and live baits. Catfish are good with blood and liver prepared baits below bobbers.
Nasworthy
GOOD. Water stained to murky; 62-64 degrees; 0.99’ low. Largemouth bass fair on buzz baits and square bills. Crappie are still good on channel edges on jigs and crappie minnows.
O.H. Ivie
FAIR. Water stained; 64-66 degrees; 9.94’ low. Largemouth bass are good on Carolina rigged worms and minnows or you can use a Brush Hog. Crappie are fair on live minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on stinkbait, live, and cut bait.
Oak Creek
FAIR. Water stained; 65-67 degrees; 2.13’ low. Largemouth bass are fair on spinners, topwater, Texas rigs and Carolina rigged worms on shallow drops will be found along fallen timber. Crappie are fair on jigs and live minnows around cove structure. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers and live and cut shad.
Possum Kingdom
GOOD. Water clear; 64-67 degrees; 2.76’ low. Smallmouth bass are excellent on sardine weightless or with a sliding sinker. Hybrid bass are good on sardine. Largemouth bass are good on Carolina rigs, Texas rigs, topwater and spinnerbaits near cliffs and vegetation. Crappie are good on jigs, and minnows. White bass remain good on jigs, slabs, and spoons. Striped bass are fair on live shad and jigs in the main channels of the lake. Catfish are good on cut bait, live sunfish, and stinkbait.
Spence
FAIR. Water stained; 63-65 degrees; 36.17’ low. Largemouth bass are fair in the back of coves and both creeks and rivers on spinnerbaits and buzzbaits. Crappie fair to good on crappie jigs on salt cedar points in creeks.
Stamford
FAIR. Water stained; 67-68 degrees; 1.68’ low. Fishing near the powerplant continues to be best for largemouth bass. They have been fair on topwater, Carolina rigged plastic worms, and jigs. Crappie are good on live minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on live shad and slabs. Catfish are fair on live bait and stinkbait prepped pellets.
Twin Buttes
GOOD. 68-70 degrees. Water clear to stained. 9.14’ low. Largemouth bass are very good around bluff walls and in the tops of the salt cedars on jigs or shallow and mid-depth crankbaits. Catfish are very good after recent restock. Crappie are fair on main lake points with jigs.
White River
SLOW. Water murky; 68–70 degrees; 21.59’ low. Drought conditions. Largemouth bass are slow on crankbaits, spinners, Carolina rigs, and craws. Crappie are slow on live minnows and jigs. Walleye are slow. Catfish are fair on live bait, cut bait, and prepared bait.

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