Prairies & Lakes Region Week of July 17, 2019

Athens
Water clear; 84–87 degrees; 0.41' high. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits, topwaters and wacky rigged Senkos. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.
Bastrop
Water stained; 81–85 degrees. Black bass are good on watermelon soft plastic worms with chartreuse tails. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on cheesebait, shrimp, and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.
Belton
Water murky; 80–84 degrees; 0.60' high. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits and soft plastic worms early and late. Hybrid striper are fair on chrome slabs with bucktails. White bass are fair but small on minnows and chrome slabs with bucktails at night. Crappie are slow.
Benbrook
Water stained; 85–88 degrees; 1.90' high. Black bass are fair on football jigs, shallow crankbaits and Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Bonham
Water lightly stained; 84–87 degrees; 0.23' low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits, shallow crankbaits, and white buzzbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Bridgeport
Water lightly stained to stained; 84–88 degrees: 0.06' high.
Cedar Creek
Water lightly stained; 84–87 degrees, 0.17' low. Black bass are slow on football jigs, Carolina rigged creature baits and shakyhead worms. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs and topwaters.
Cooper
Water stained; 86–94 degrees; 0.09' high. Black bass are fair on shallow crankbaits, Texas rigged craws and wacky rigged Senkos. Crappie are fair on minnows. Hybrid striper and white bass are good on slabs.
Eagle Mountain
Water lightly stained; 84–88 degrees; 0.01' low. Black bass are fair on football jigs, shakyhead worms and medium crankbaits.
Fairfield
Water lightly stained. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creatures, bladed jigs and topwaters. No report on other species.
Fayette
Water stained. Black bass are fair on pumpkinseed soft plastic worms and Rat–L–Traps in 10–22 feet. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp and cut bait in 10–20 feet.
Gibbons Creek
Water stained. Black bass are fair on chartreuse soft plastic worms, Rat–L–Traps, and crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and pink tube jigs. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers, cut bait, and shrimp.
Granbury
Water stained; 80–84 degrees; 0.03' high. Black bass are fair on watermelon soft plastic worms, lizards, and crankbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on minnows, slabs, and pet spoons. Crappie are fair on minnows and pink tube jigs. Catfish are good on stinkbait and frozen shrimp
Grapevine
Water stained; 84–87 degrees; 3.86' high. Black bass are slow on squarebill crankbaits, bladed jigs and Texas rigged craws. White bass and hybrid bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs.
Joe Pool
Water stained; 85–88 degrees; 0.23' low. Black bass are fair on shallow crankbaits, Texas rigged worms and Ned rigs. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are slow on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Lavon
Water stained; 85–88 degrees: 0.01' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, topwaters and bladed jigs. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Lewisville
Water stained; 84–88 degrees; 0.03' low. Black bass are slow on squarebill crankbaits, Texas rigged craws and weightless Senkos. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Navarro Mills
Water murky; 83–87 degrees; 0.09' low. Black bass are good on topwaters along banks and near the boat ramps early and late. White bass are good on minnows and slabs. Crappie are good on minnows over brush piles and structure near the dam and the marina in 7–14 feet. Channel catfish are good on stinkbait. Blue catfish are fair on trotlines and juglines baited with perch and shad. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines baited with perch and goldfish.
Palestine
Water lightly stained; 84–87 degrees; 0.16' high. Black bass are good on shakyhead worms, Texas rigged craws and bladed jigs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Hybrid striper are good on minnows. White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines.
Proctor
Water murky; 79–83 degrees; 0.37' high. Black bass are fair on watermelon crankbaits and Rat–L–Traps. Striped bass are good on silver striper jigs. White bass are good on minnows and Li'l Fishies. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are good on trotlines and juglines baited with live bait. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live bait.
Ray Hubbard
Water lightly stained; 84–88 degrees; 0.25' low. Black bass are slow on deep diving crankbaits, Texas rigged creature baits and spinnerbaits. Crappie are slow on minnows. White bass are good on slabs.
Ray Roberts
Water lightly stained: 84–88 degrees; 1.54' high. Black bass are slow on Senkos, Carolina rigged lizards and football jigs. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are slow on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.
Richland Chambers
Water lightly stained; 85–88 degrees; 0.16' high. Black bass are slow on spinnerbaits, football jigs and Texas rigged craws. White bass are fair 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; 81–85 degrees; 9.35' high. Black bass are slow.
Stillhouse
Water murky; 79–83 degrees; 0.23' high. Black bass are fair on shallow running crankbaits and topwaters. White bass are fair on Li'l Fishies and pet spoons. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are fair on stinkbait and shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow.
Tawakoni
Water stained; 85–89 degrees; 0.31' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, squarebill crankbaits and hollow body frogs. White bass are fair on slabs and tail spinners. Hybrid bass are good on slabs.
Texoma
Water stained to muddy; 84–87 degrees; 2.06' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, shakyhead worms and topwater poppers. Crappie are fair on minnows. Striped bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Weatherford
Water stained; 84–88 degrees; 0.10' low. Black bass are fair on shakyhead worms, spinnerbaits, and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.
Whitney
Water murky; 80–84 degrees; 1.02' low. Black bass are fair on Rat–L–Traps. Striped bass are fair on white striper jigs. White bass are fair on Li'l Fishies. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs.

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