Prairies & Lakes Region Week of March 13, 2019

Athens
Water clear; 55–60 degrees; 0.51' high. Black bass are fair on weightless Senkos, Carolina rigged lizards and shad pattern swim jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.
Bastrop
Water stained; 56–60 degrees. Black bass are good on green pumpkin spinnerbaits, crankbaits, Rat–L–Traps, and soft plastics. Crappie are good on minnows and black/blue tube jigs over brush piles. Channel and blue catfish are fair on stinkbait, shrimp, and nightcrawlers. Yellow catfish are slow.
Belton
Water murky; 54–58 degrees; 0.75' high. Black bass are good on Rat–L–Traps and spinnerbaits. Hybrid striper are good on live shad. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows under lights at night in 18–20 feet. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp and hot dogs. Yellow catfish are slow.
Benbrook
Water stained; 53–58 degrees; 0.36' high. Black bass are fair on squarebill crankbaits, shakeyhead worms and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines.
Bonham
Water stained; 52–57 degrees; 0.04' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, finesse jigs, and shakeyhead worms. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Bridgeport
Water lightly stained; 53–57 degrees: 0.07' high. Black bass are fair on suspending spinnerbaits, shakeyhead worms and squarebill crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs and minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Cedar Creek
Water lightly stained; 53–58 degrees, 0.08' high. Black bass are fair on shakeyhead worms, spinnerbaits and shallow crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and white jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs.
Cooper
Water stained; 56–60 degrees; 0.58' high. Black bass are fair on swim jigs, Texas rigged craws and spinnerbaits. Crappie are good on minnows. Hybrid striper and white bass are fair on slabs.
Eagle Mountain
Water lightly stained; 53–58 degrees; 0.18' high. Black bass are good on weightless Senkos, shakeyhead worms, and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.
Fairfield
Water lightly stained. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, Flukes and spinnerbaits. No report on other species.
Fayette
Water murky. Black bass are good on watermelon, green pumpkin, and redbug Carolina rigged soft plastics off deep points. Channel and blue catfish are slow.
Gibbons Creek
Water murky. Black bass are fair on watermelon soft plastics and spinnerbaits. Crappie are slow. Catfish are good on shrimp and stinkbait.
Granbury
Water murky; 52–56 degrees; 0.13' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon red soft plastics, spinnerbaits, crankbaits, and Rat–L–Traps. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and white tube jigs. Catfish are slow.
Grapevine
Water stained; 52–56 degrees; 0.45' high. Black bass are fair on weightless Senkos, shakeyhead worms and shallow crankbaits. White bass and hybrid bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.
Joe Pool
Water stained; 54–57 degrees; 0.73' low. Black bass are fair on Flukes, Texas rigged craws and shakeyhead worms. White bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Lavon
Water stained; 53–57 degrees: 0.45' high. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged creature baits, black and blue jigs and bladed jigs. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Lewisville
Water stained; 52–56 degrees; 0.23' high. Black bass are fair on squarebill crankbaits, Texas rigged craws and shakeyhead worms. White bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Navarro Mills
Water murky; 53–57 degrees; 0.02' high. Black bass are fair green pumpkin soft plastics and spinnerbaits. White bass are good on Charlie slabs. Crappie are fair on chartreuse tube jigs off piers. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
Palestine
Water lightly stained; 54–59 degrees; 0.48' high. Black bass are good on shakeyhead worms, Texas rigged craws and swim jigs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Hybrid striper are fair on minnows. White bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are slow on trotlines.
Proctor
Water murky; 56–60 degrees; 0.14' high. Black bass are fair on deep running crankbaits and spinnerbaits off points. Striped bass are fair on live shad. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows over brush piles in 10–15 feet. Channel and blue catfish are good on live shad and goldfish. Yellow catfish are slow.
Ray Hubbard
Water lightly stained; 53–58 degrees; 0.04' high. Black bass are slow on spinnerbaits, Texas rigged craws and medium crankbaits. Crappie are slow on minnows. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Ray Roberts
Water stained: 53–57 degrees; 0.15' high. Black bass are fair on lipless crankbaits, spinnerbaits and weightless Senkos. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Richland Chambers
Water lightly stained; 52–57 degrees; 0.22' high. Black bass are slow on spinnerbaits, shakeyhead worms and Texas rigged craws. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.
Somerville
Water murky; 57–61 degrees; 0.10' high. Black bass are fair on chartreuse/black Rat–L–Traps and soft plastics. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and white tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are fair on stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.
Stillhouse
Water murky; 56–60 degrees; 0.07' high. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are fair on nightcrawlers and minnows. Yellow catfish are slow.
Tawakoni
Water stained to muddy; 54–58 degrees; 0.46' high. Black bass are slow on bladed jigs, Texas rigged craws and black and blue jigs. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.
Texoma
Water stained; 52–56 degrees; 1.48' low. Black bass are fair on shallow crankbaits, shakeyhead worms and Flukes. Crappie are good on minnows. Striped bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines.
Weatherford
Water stained; 53–57 degrees; 0.11' low. Black bass are fair on shakyhead worms, spinnerbaits and weightless Senkos. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Whitney
Water murky; 54–58 degrees; 1.55' low. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are fair on chartreuse striper jigs. White bass are fair on Li'l Fishies. Crappie are good on minnows and blue tube jigs. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers and stinkbait.

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