Prairies & Lakes Region Week of September 19, 2018

Athens
Water clear; 81–84 degrees; 1.46' low. Black bass are fair on hollow body frogs, football jigs and topwater poppers. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are slow on trotlines.
Bastrop
Water stained; 87–91 degrees. Black bass are fair on watermelon spinnerbaits and crankbaits. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are very good on shrimp and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.
Belton
Water stained; 85–89 degrees; 5.18' low. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits in coves near structure. Hybrid striper are good on live shad. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are good on hot dogs. Yellow catfish are slow.
Benbrook
Water lightly stained; 80–84 degrees; 6.15' low. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged craws, shakyhead worms and weightless Senkos. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.
Bonham
Water lightly stained; 80–83 degrees; 2.06' low. Black bass are fair on crankbaits, topwaters, and Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are fair on brush piles on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Bridgeport
Water clear; 80–84 degrees: 7.01' low. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged craws, white buzzbaits and shad pattern squarebill crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are fair on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are good on trotlines.
Cedar Creek
Water lightly stained; 81–84 degrees, 2.19' low. Black bass are good on shakyhead worms and Texas rigged craws on docks. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are slow on trotlines. White bass are good on slabs.
Cooper
Water stained; 81–89 degrees; 4.21' low. Black bass are slow on black buzzbaits, weightless Senkos and Texas rigged worms. Crappie are fair on minnows and white jigs. Hybrid striper and white bass are fair on slabs.
Eagle Mountain
Water lightly stained; 80–84 degrees; 2.41' low. Black bass are good on shallow crankbaits, shakyhead worms, and topwaters. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.
Fairfield
Water lightly stained. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, topwater walking baits and spinnerbaits. No report on other species.
Fayette
Water murky. Black bass are fair on watermelon spinnerbaits and soft plastics in 10–18 feet. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp and cut shad in 8–12 feet.
Gibbons Creek
Water stained. Black bass are good on chartreuse/white Carolina rigged soft plastics, perch colored Rat–L–Traps, and spinnerbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on stinkbait, frozen shrimp, and perch.
Granbury
Water stained; 86–90 degrees; 0.73' low. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Catfish are slow.
Grapevine
Water lightly stained; 81–85 degrees; 2.85' low. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits, topwater baits and shallow crankbaits in shad patterns. White bass and hybrid bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.
Joe Pool
Water stained; 81–84 degrees; 1.41' low. Black bass are good on topwaters, Texas rigged creature baits and weightless Senkos. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.
Lavon
Water lightly stained; 82–85 degrees: 4.01' low. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged creature baits, black buzzbaits and bladed jigs. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.
Lewisville
Water lightly stained; 80–85 degrees; 2.75' low'. Black bass are slow on shallow crankbaits, topwaters and soft plastic jerkbaits. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Navarro Mills
Water stained; 87–91 degrees; 1.37' low. Black bass are fair on green pumpkin spinnerbaits and Rat–L–Traps. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and orange/chartreuse jigs. Channel catfish are good on shrimp around stickups in 5–12 feet. Blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
Palestine
Water lightly stained; 81–84 degrees; 2.09' low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws, Flukes and shakyhead worms. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. White bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.
Proctor
Water murky; 87–91 degrees; 6.19' low. Black bass are good on white spinnerbaits and Rat–L–Traps. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp and shad. Yellow catfish are fair on shrimp and shad.
Ray Hubbard
Water lightly stained; 81–85 degrees; 3.26' low. Black bass are fair on shallow crankbaits, drop shot worms and shakyhead worms. Crappie are slow on minnows. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Ray Roberts
Water clear to lightly stained: 81–84 degrees; 1.52' low. Black bass are slow on Carolina rigged creature baits, deep diving crankbaits and spinnerbaits. White bass are good on minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.
Richland Chambers
Water lightly stained; 81–85 degrees; 2.08' low. Black bass are fair on shakyhead worms, shallow crankbaits and Texas rigged craws. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Somerville
Water murky; 88–92 degrees; 2.62' low. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are fair on silver striper jigs. White bass are good on Charlie slabs and pet spoons. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are fair on trotlines and juglines baited with cut shad. Yellow catfish are slow.
Stillhouse
Water murky; 86–90 degrees; 8.11' low. Black bass are good on watermelon crankbaits and soft plastic worms. White bass are fair on Li'l Fishies and Perk Minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are fair on stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.
Tawakoni
Water stained; 82–86 degrees; 2.24' low. Black bass are fair on buzzbaits, hollow body frogs and Texas rigged creature baits. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Texoma
Water lightly stained; 80–83 degrees; 0.72' low. Black bass are fair on shakyhead worms, topwaters and squarebill crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Striped bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.
Weatherford
Water lightly stained; 81–85 degrees; 3.57' low. Black bass are slow on shakyhead worms, weightless flukes and topwaters. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.
Whitney
Water stained; 85–89 degrees; 6.32' low. Black bass are good on watermelon Rat–L–Traps, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits. Striped bass are fair on chartreuse striper jigs. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on shrimp and liver.

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