Prairies & Lakes Region Week of January 16, 2019

Athens
Water clear; 47–51 degrees; 0.55' high. Black bass are good on bladed jigs, weightless Senkos and lipless crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.
Bastrop
Water stained; 56–60 degrees. Black bass are good on pumpkinseed and chartreuse/white soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on stinkbait, chicken livers, and nightcrawlers. Yellow catfish are slow.
Belton
Water murky; 54–58 degrees; 10.86' high. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
Benbrook
Water stained; 48–51 degrees; 1.35' high. Black bass are slow on jigging spoons, bladed jigs and football jigs. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines.
Bonham
Water stained; 47–50 degrees; 0.08' high. Black bass are slow on bladed jigs, suspending jerkbaits, and Texas rigged craws around docks. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Bridgeport
Water lightly stained; 48–52 degrees: 0.14' high. Black bass are slow on suspending jerkbaits, spinnerbaits and Ned rigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Cedar Creek
Water lightly stained; 47–50 degrees, 0.01' high. Black bass are slow on shakeyhead worms, Ned rigs and lipless crankbaits. Crappie are good on jigs. Catfish are slow on trotlines. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs and minnows.
Cooper
Water stained; 48–52 degrees; 1.52' high. Black bass are slow on bladed jigs, spinnerbaits and weightless Senkos. Crappie are good on minnows. Hybrid striper and white bass are fair on slabs.
Eagle Mountain
Water lightly stained; 47–50 degrees; 0.22' high. Black bass are slow on shakeyhead worms, Ned rigs, and bladed jigs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.
Fairfield
Water lightly stained. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, bladed jigs and spinnerbaits. No report on other species.
Fayette
Water murky. Black bass are fair on electric blue Carolina rigged Finesse worms in 10–16 feet, and on spinnerbaits along the outside edges of grass. Channel and blue catfish are good on stinkbait and shrimp over baited holes.
Gibbons Creek
Water murky. Black bass are good on watermelon red spinnerbaits, crankbaits, and Rat–L–Traps. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs. Catfish are good on frozen shrimp and stinkbait.
Granbury
Water murky; 52–56 degrees; 0.08' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon red and pumpkinseed soft plastics. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs. Catfish are fair on stinkbait.
Grapevine
Water stained to muddy; 47–50 degrees; 3.39' high. Black bass are fair on medium crankbaits, shakeyhead worms and suspending jerkbaits. White bass and hybrid bass are slow on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.
Joe Pool
Water stained to muddy; 47–51 degrees; 1.28' high. Black bass are slow on bladed jigs, Texas rigged craws and lipless crankbaits. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are good on minnow. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Lavon
Water stained to muddy; 48–52 degrees: 2.23' high. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged craws, lipless crankbaits and bladed jigs. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Lewisville
Water stained to muddy; 48–51 degrees; 1.01' high. Black bass are slow on Ned rig worms, suspending jerkbaits and bladed jigs. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Navarro Mills
Water murky; 53–57 degrees; 8.28' high. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel catfish are slow. Blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
Palestine
Water lightly stained; 48–51 degrees; 0.93' high. Black bass are good on weightless Senkos, spinnerbaits and bladed jigs. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows. Hybrid striper are slow on minnows. White bass are slow on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Proctor
Water murky; 56–60 degrees; 0.47' high. Black bass are fair on chartreuse crankbaits and soft plastic worms. Striped bass are fair on silver spoons. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and chartreuse/black tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are good on frozen shad. Yellow catfish are slow.
Ray Hubbard
Water lightly stained; 47–50 degrees; 0.02' low. Black bass are slow on shakeyhead worms, Texas rigged worms and deep diving crankbaits. Crappie are slow on minnows. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Ray Roberts
Water stained: 47–51 degrees; 1.81' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, spinnerbaits and lipless crankbaits. White bass are good on minnows and slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Richland Chambers
Water lightly stained; 46–50 degrees; 0.10' high. Black bass are fair on bladed jigs, Ned rigs and Texas rigged craws. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and rod and reel.
Somerville
Water murky; 57–61 degrees; 9.51' high. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
Stillhouse
Water murky; 56–60 degrees; 12.06' high. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
Tawakoni
Water stained to muddy; 48–52 degrees; 0.96' high. Black bass are good on bladed jigs, lipless crankbaits and Texas rigged craws. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Hybrid bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Texoma
Water stained to muddy; 47–50 degrees; 4.38' high. Black bass are good on medium crankbaits, shakeyhead worms and suspending jerkbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Striped bass are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Weatherford
Water stained; 47–51 degrees; 0.02' low. Black bass are good on shakyhead worms, spinnerbaits and lipless crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and chartreuse jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Whitney
Water murky; 54–58 degrees; 2.11' high. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Catfish are slow.

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