Panhandle Plains Region Week of November 30, 2022

Alan Henry
FAIR. Water clear; 57 degrees; 9.72 feet low. Crappie fair over brush 30-36 feet of water. Report provided by Randy Britton, Lake Alan Henry Crappie Guide.
Arrowhead
GOOD. Water lightly stained; 52 degrees; 5.70 feet low. Fishing patterns continue to hold steady. Blue catfish can be caught out on the main lake drifting with fresh cut shad. Crappie are good around the Derrick’s and the dam. Report by Brandon Brown, Brown’s Guide Service.
Cisco
GOOD. Water stained; 70 degrees; 8.01 feet low. Fishing patterns are similar and the fishing continue to be good as we head into a weekend with cloudy fishing conditions. Channel catfish and bass are good in 15 feet of water with live perch. Crappie are good after sunset using minnows in 20 feet of water. Report by Jason Miller, Lake Cisco Rentals.
Coleman
FAIR. Slightly stained; 60 degrees; 5.70 feet low. Fishing patterns are holding steady as we head into a weekend with mild weather forecasts and cloudy skies that are ideal for fishing. Hybrid striped bass are good on rattletraps and slabs. Crappie are fair with jigs or minnows on brush piles. Bass are fair on topwater, jerkbaits and crankbaits in and around vegetation.
Ft. Phantom Hill
GOOD. Water stained; 55 degrees; 6.44 feet low. Fishing patterns are holding steady as we head into a weekend with mild weather forecasts and cloudy skies that are ideal for fishing. White bass are good on humps with jigging spoons. Crappie are fair on the main lake structure using minnows and small jigs. Catfish are good with cut bait.
Greenbelt
SLOW. Water stained; 72 degrees; 44.72 feet low. Catfish are good on cut bait and juglines. Crappie are slow with minnows and small jigs in submerged structure. Largemouth bass are slow target vegetation with slow and fast moving baits until you get a bite. Sand bass are slow with jigging spoons.
Hubbard Creek
GREAT. Water Stained; 58-63 degrees; 7.07 feet low. Fishing patterns are holding steady as we head into a weekend with mild weather forecasts and cloudy skies that are ideal for fishing. Bass are square bill, and crankbaits. Crappie are slow on minnows in brush piles. White bass are slow on jigs under the lights. Catfish are slow on cut shad and perch.
Meredith
GOOD. Water stained; 50 degrees; 54.55 feet low. Bass are fair on minnows and artificials. Catfish are fair on minnows and frozen shad. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are good on minnows, or a jighead with a curly tailed grub. Trout are good on power baits, worms, small spinners and flies. Walleye are good on minnows, crawlers and artificial baits in 30 feet of water. Report by Kenneth Wysong, SharKens Honey Hole.
Millers Creek
GOOD. Water stained; 65 degrees; 5.40 feet low. Bass are good on soft plastics, and topwaters on vegetation. Crappie are good on standing timber and brush piles with minnows and small jigs. Catfish are good on cut baits and cheese bait. White bass are fair on slabs and spoons.
Nasworthy
GOOD. Water murky; 59 degrees. 0.87 feet low. Fishing patterns are holding steady as we head into a weekend with mild weather forecasts and cloudy skies that are ideal for fishing. The bass are slow in the reeds and around boat docks using soft plastics, jigs, and spinnerbaits. Crappie are fair around docks and bridge pilings using black and chartreuse crappie jigs and minnows. Catfish are fair down by the dam and up in the river using cut bait and stink bait. Report provided by the Angelo State Fishing Team.
O.C. Fisher
SLOW. Water stained; 67 degrees; 47.79 feet low. Few reports and anglers fishing due to weather and low lake levels.
O.H. Ivie
GOOD. Water stained; 53 degrees; 22.91 feet low. White bass are good with live bait and crankbaits. Crappie great with jigs and minnows. Largemouth bass are good. Catfish are fair on prepared baits, cut bait and live bait. Report by Concho Park and Marina.
Oak Creek
FAIR. Water lightly stained; 55 degrees; 10.65 feet low. White bass are fair and in good shape in 15-18 feet of water. Bass up to six pounds on worms in deeper water. Crappie are slow off docks. Channel catfish are good on chicken liver off the bank. Report provided by Randal Pate, Sportsman’s Lodge.
Possum Kingdom
GOOD. Water lightly stained; 53-56 degrees; 5.86 feet low. Striped bass fishing is good with live bait best, but some can be caught slow trolling jigs in 15-30 feet of water. Sand bass are good on slabs and small spoons in chartreuse, white, and silver in 15-25 feet of water. Catfish are good using cut shad fished in 2-15 feet of water on or near bottom. Water clarity is 2-6 feet depending on location. Report by TJ Ranft, Ranft Guide Service.
Proctor
SLOW. Water stained; 62 degrees; 8.77 feet low. The water level is low, so navigate with caution. The forecast is cloudy which is good for fishing. Fishing should pick up as the fish resume feeding. Bait fish are abundant and easy to find. Blue catfish are slow, fish in deeper water with cut bait. Report by Jeffery Sojourner, Sojourner Fishing LLC.
Spence
SLOW. Water stained; 60 degrees. 43.95 feet low. Bass are starting to move shallower biting reaction baits in white and chartreuse or white. No catfish reports, this could be that there is no water flow, and the bite should improve after rain. Be safe and wear your life jacket. The lake is steadily dropping if you are going to put in at Wildcat utilize the low water ramp. The Paint Creek Ramp is still usable. Report by Bill Brasher Bronte fishing guide service.
Stamford
SLOW. Water stained; 60 degrees; 4.17 feet low. Lots of bait fish scattered throughout the lake. Crappie fishing continues to be excellent on minnows and jigs at the crappie house and in 7-15 feet of water on main lake brush piles. White bass are slow to fair on jigs. Black bass and largemouth bass are fair to good rattletraps, and crankbaits. Carp and drum are slow to bite. Catfish are slow to fair look in deeper water on juglines, or with cut perch and shad. Report by Anchor Marina.
Twin Buttes
GOOD. Water stained. 55 degrees; 22.57 feet low. White bass and crappie are excellent on jigs and live minnows in 25 feet of water in open water suspended above standing mesquite. Crappie are coming up to one and half pounds. Channel catfish are good in 25-35 feet of water on prepared baits with fresh cut bait working best. Largemouth bass are suspended in open water chasing shad under cover jigging soft plastics. Report by Captain Michael Peterson, 4 Reel Fun Guide Service.
White River
SLOW. Water stained; 64 degrees; 23.81 feet low. Bass are slow on craws, and Carolina rigs in shallow water. Channel catfish are fair on cut shad and nightcrawlers. Crappie and white bass are fair on small jigs.

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