Prairies & Lakes Region Week of May 22, 2019

Athens
Water clear; 74–78 degrees; 0.62' high. Black bass are fair on weightless Senkos, topwaters and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut bait.
Bastrop
Water stained; 74–82 degrees. Black bass are good on chartreuse crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and soft plastics. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on liver and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.
Belton
Water murky; 73–81 degrees; 11.95' 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 to muddy; 74–77 degrees; 15.26' high. Black bass are slow on squarebill crankbaits, Colorado blade spinnerbaits and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are slow on minnows. White bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines. Call ahead to verify ramps are open (due to high water).
Bonham
Water lightly stained; 73–77 degrees; 0.35' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws, squarebill crankbaits, and topwaters. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.
Bridgeport
Water lightly stained; 73–78 degrees: 0.24' high. Black bass are fair on squarebill crankbaits, topwater walking baits and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are good on minnows and white jigs. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are good on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Cedar Creek
Water lightly stained; 73–77 degrees, 0.21' high. Black bass are fair on topwaters, buzz frogs and Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are good on slabs and topwaters.
Cooper
Water stained; 75–78 degrees; 3.37' high. Black bass are fair on Flukes, Texas rigged craws and white buzzbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Hybrid striper and white bass are fair on slabs.
Eagle Mountain
Water lightly stained; 73–77 degrees; 0.07' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits, topwater poppers and squarebill crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Fairfield
Water lightly stained. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, buzzbaits and spinnerbaits. No report on other species.
Fayette
Water stained. Black bass are good on shad colored shallow running crankbaits and Carolina rigged soft plastic worms. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp and shad.
Gibbons Creek
Water stained. Black bass are fair on chartreuse spinnerbaits and Rat–L–Traps. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on minnows and shrimp.
Granbury
Water stained; 73–81 degrees; 0.38' low. Black bass are good on chartreuse soft plastics, crankbaits, and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are fair on green bucktail jigs. White bass are fair on minnows and white spinnerbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs. Catfish are good on stinkbait, liver, and shrimp.
Grapevine
Water stained to muddy; 73–76 degrees; 14.90' high. Black bass are slow on squarebill crankbaits, bladed jigs and Texas rigged creature baits. White bass and hybrid bass are slow on minnows. Crappie are slow on minnows. Catfish are slow on trotlines. Call ahead to verify ramps are open (due to high water).
Joe Pool
Water stained to muddy; 73–77 degrees; 8.81' high. Black bass are slow on buzzbaits, Texas rigged craws and squarebill crankbaits. White bass are fair on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Lavon
Water stained; 74–78 degrees: 8.14' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, buzzbaits and topwaters. White bass are fair on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.
Lewisville
Water stained; 74–77 degrees; 7.23' high. Black bass are fair on squarebill crankbaits, Texas rigged craws and bladed jigs. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Navarro Mills
Water murky; 73–80 degrees; 10.61' high. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
Palestine
Water lightly stained; 73–77 degrees; 1.05' high. Black bass are good on shakyhead worms, Texas rigged creature baits and hollow body frogs. Crappie are good on minnows. Hybrid striper are good on minnows and topwaters. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Proctor
Water murky; 74–83 degrees; 8.08' high. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
Ray Hubbard
Water lightly stained; 74–77 degrees; 0.10' low. Black bass are good on medium crankbaits, Texas rigged creature baits and topwater poppers. Crappie are good on minnows and white jigs White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are good on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Ray Roberts
Water lightly stained to muddy: 74–77 degrees; 4.91' high. Black bass are slow on deep crankbaits, white buzzbaits and Texas rigged craws. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines. Call ahead to verify that ramps are open (due to high water).
Richland Chambers
Water lightly stained; 75–78 degrees; 0.39' high. Black bass are good on topwaters, flukes and Texas rigged craws. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are good on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.
Somerville
Water murky; 75–82 degrees; 14.93' 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; 74–81 degrees; 8.15' 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.
Tawakoni
Water stained to muddy; 75–78 degrees; 1.76' high. Black bass are good on white buzzbaits, Texas rigged craws and hollow body frogs. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid bass are good on slabs and topwaters Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Texoma
Water stained to muddy; 74–77 degrees; 9.34' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, topwater walking baits and weightless Flukes. Crappie are fair on minnows. Striped bass are fair on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are fair on trotlines. Call ahead to verify ramps are open (due to high water).
Weatherford
Water stained; 74–77 degrees; 0.21' high. Black bass are fair on shakyhead worms, topwater poppers, Senkos and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Whitney
Water murky; 73–79 degrees; 18.65' high. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Catfish are slow.

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