Prairies & Lakes Region Week of January 10, 2018

Athens
Water lightly stained; 42–46 degrees; 0.04' high. Black bass are good on bladed jigs, spinnerbaits and lipless crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.
Bastrop
Water stained; 60–64 degrees. Black bass are good on Rat–L–Traps and chartreuse jigs. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on stinkbait and liver. Yellow catfish are slow.
Belton
Water stained; 61–65 degrees; 3.04' low. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are fair on live shad. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are fair on nightcrawlers, doughbait, and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.
Benbrook
Water stained; 41–46 degrees; 2.32' low. Black bass are fair on football jigs, Carolina rigged worms and suspending jerkbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and nightcrawlers.
Bonham
Water stained; 41–45 degrees; 0.93 low. Black bass are slow on bladed jigs, jerkbaits, flipping jigs and lipless crankbaits around shallow cover, rip rap and boat docks. Crappie are fair on jigs and minnows. Catfish are fair along creek channel with cut shad.
Bridgeport
Water clear, 42–46 degrees: 4.02' low. Black bass are fair on shakyhead worms, drop shot worms and Megabass 110 jerkbaits in MB Gizzard Shad. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Hybrid striper are slow on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.
Cedar Creek
Water lightly stained; 42–45 degrees; 2.05' low. Black bass are slow on spinnerbaits, Carolina rigged worms and lipless crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines. White bass are fair on minnows. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs.
Cooper
Water stained; 45–49 degrees; 1.52' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, weightless Flukes and lipless crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Hybrid striper and white bass are fair on slabs and minnows.
Eagle Mountain
Water lightly stained; 41–45 degrees; 1.55 low. Black bass are fair on lipless crankbaits, drop shot worms and shakyhead worms on docks. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are slow on trotlines.
Fairfield
Water fairly clear. Black bass are slow on shallow crankbaits, Texas rigged craws and spinnerbaits. No report on other species.
Fayette
Water murky. Black bass are fair on Carolina rigged soft plastics and Rat–L–Traps. Channel and blue catfish are slow.
Gibbons Creek
Water stained. Black bass are good on tequila sunrise soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on shrimp and nightcrawlers.
Granbury
Water stained; 60–64 degrees; 0.30' low. Black bass are good on chartreuse soft plastics, spinnerbaits, crankbaits, and Rat–L–Traps. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on chrome spoons. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs. Catfish are fair on stinkbait.
Grapevine
Water lightly stained; 41–45 degrees; 0.76' low. Black bass are slow on Carolina rigged worms, suspending jerkbaits, and lipless crankbaits. White bass and hybrid bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are slow on trotlines.
Joe Pool
Water lightly stained; 42–46 degrees; 0.76' low. Black bass are fair on bladed jigs, suspending jerkbaits and lipless crankbaits. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Lavon
Water stained; 43–46 degrees: 2.66' low. Black bass are fair on lipless crankbaits, weightless Senkos and bladed jigs. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Lewisville
Water lightly stained; 41–45 degrees; 1.51' low. Black bass are fair on shakyhead worms, suspending jerkbaits and lipless crankbaits. White bass are slow on slabs and minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Navarro Mills
Water stained; 58–62 degrees; 1.96' low. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits and crankbaits near the dam. White bass are fair on Li'l Fishies. Crappie are good on minnows near the dam in brush piles. Channel and blue catfish are fair on shrimp and cheesebait near the dam. Yellow catfish are slow.
Palestine
Water lightly stained; 41–45 degrees; 0.01' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged worms, shakyheads and finesse jigs. Crappie are good on minnows. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. White bass are slow on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Proctor
Water murky; 60–64 degrees; 2.82' low. Black bass are fair on chartreuse spinnerbaits and soft plastics. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on Charlie slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are good on frozen shad and shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow.
Ray Hubbard
Water lightly stained; 42–46 degrees; 1.04' low. Black bass are slow on medium crankbaits, lipless crankbaits and shakyhead worms. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are slow on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and punchbait.
Ray Roberts
Water lightly stained; 41–44 degrees; 1.28' low. Black bass are slow on lipless crankbaits, Carolina rigged worms and bladed jigs. White bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Richland Chambers
Water lightly stained; 41–46 degrees; 2.71' low. Black bass are slow on finesse jigs, suspending jerkbaits and lipless crankbaits. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are slow on trotlines.
Somerville
Water murky; 61–65 degrees; 0.12' high. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and green/black tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are good on stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.
Stillhouse
Water murky; 60–64 degrees; 3.63' low. Black bass are slow. White bass are good on pet spoons and smoke grubs. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
Tawakoni
Water stained; 43–46 degrees; 0.77' low. Black bass are slow on lipless crankbaits, flipping jigs and bladed jigs. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Hybrid bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and white jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and rod and reel.
Texoma
Water lightly stained; 41–44 degrees; 0.16' low. Black bass are fair on suspending jerkbaits, flick shake worms and shakyhead worms. Crappie are good on minnows. Striped bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.
Weatherford
Water lightly stained; 41–45 degrees; 2.26' low. Black bass are fair on Senkos, finesse jigs and spinnerbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are slow on trotlines.
Whitney
Water stained; 60–64 degrees; 4.57' low. Black bass are good on watermelon soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on pet spoons and slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on frozen shrimp, liver, and stinkbait.

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