Pineywoods Region Week of September 19, 2018

Bob Sandlin
Water lightly stained; 81–85 degrees; 1.27' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, hollow body frogs and bladed jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Caddo
Water stained; 82–86 degrees; 0.30' low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws, hollow body frogs and black buzzbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.
Conroe
Water stained; 87–91 degrees; 1.92' low. Black bass are good on watermelon/white Carolina rigged soft plastics and Rat–L–Traps. Striped bass are fair on white striper jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on stinkbait, liver, and nightcrawlers.
Fork
Water lightly stained; 81–85 degrees; 2.36' low. Black bass are slow on Carolina rigged creature baits, flutter spoons, football jigs and deep diving crankbaits. White and yellow bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs on brush piles and bridges. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Houston County
Water stained; 82–86 degrees; 1.43' low. Black bass to 9 pounds are good on topwaters and shad flukes near grass beds. White bass are slow. Crappie are very good on live minnows in 12 feet. Bream are good on live worms near the islands. Channel and blue catfish are fair on juglines baited with shad and perch. Yellow catfish are slow.
Lake O' The Pines
Water stained; 81–85 degrees: 1.21' low. Black bass are fair on weightless Senkos, black and blue jigs and hollow body frogs. White bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Livingston
Water stained; 87–91 degrees; 0.19' low. Black bass are good on green pumpkin crankbaits and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are good on Rat–L–Traps and Zara spooks. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Blue catfish are good on shad. Yellow catfish are slow.
Martin Creek
Water lightly stained; 85–95 degrees; 3.57' low. Black bass are slow on weightless Flukes, spinnerbaits and hollow body frogs. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Monticello
Water stained; 82–86 degrees; 3.94' low. Black bass are fair on shallow crankbaits, Texas rigged craws and weightless Senkos. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Sam Rayburn
Water stained; 86–90 degrees; 3.34' low. Black bass are good on black/blue flake soft plastic worms and chartreuse Rat–L–Traps. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows over baited holes. Bream are fair on nightcrawlers. Catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait and cut bait.
Steinhagen
0.42' low. No report available.
Toledo Bend
Water stained; 85–89 degrees; 3.86' low. Black bass are good on black/blue flake and black/red flake soft plastic worms early and late. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows over baited holes. Bream are good on crickets and nightcrawlers off docks in 4–5 feet. Channel and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait, stinkbait, and shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow.
Wright Patman
Water stained to muddy; 82–85 degrees; 4.95' high. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged craws, black buzzbaits and hollow body frogs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

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