Pineywoods Region Week of August 8, 2018

Bob Sandlin
Water lightly stained; 86–90 degrees; 1.00' low. Black bass are good on Carolina rigged worms, hollow body frogs and shakyhead worms. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.
Caddo
Water stained; 87–90 degrees; 0.20' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, hollow body frogs and bladed jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and punch bait.
Conroe
Water stained; 87–91 degrees; 0.57' low. Black bass are fair on chartreuse and watermelon Carolina rigged soft plastics and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are fair on silver spoons. Crappie are fair on minnows over brush piles. Catfish are good on stinkbait, chicken livers, and shrimp.
Fork
Water lightly stained; 87–90 degrees; 1.99' low. Black bass are fair on flutter spoons, football jigs and deep diving crankbaits. White and yellow bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are slow on minnows on brush piles. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.
Houston County
Water stained; 86–90 degrees; 1.30' low. Black bass are very good on shad/white crankbaits and soft plastic lizards. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on live minnows around brush. Bream are good on live worms near shade and drop offs. Channel and blue catfish are good on shad. Yellow catfish are slow.
Lake O' The Pines
Water stained; 86–90 degrees: 0.32' low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits, hollow body frogs and black buzzbaits. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Livingston
Water stained; 87–91 degrees; 0.30' low. Black bass are good on chartreuse spinnerbaits, soft plastics, and Rat–L–Traps. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on pet spoons and Charlie slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
Martin Creek
Water stained; 90–99 degrees; 2.58' low. Black bass are fair on buzzbaits, shakyhead worms and hollow body frogs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Monticello
Water stained; 86–90 degrees; 3.66' low. Black bass are slow on weightless Flukes, shakyhead worms and spinnerbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on cut bait.
Sam Rayburn
Water stained; 88–92 degrees; 2.38' low. Black bass are good on watermelon crankbaits and dark soft plastic worms. White bass are fair on silver and gold spoons. Crappie are good on minnows and blue tube jigs over baited holes. Bream are fair on nightcrawlers. Catfish are slow.
Steinhagen
0.52' low. No report available.
Toledo Bend
Water stained; 86–90 degrees; 3.33' low. Black bass are fair on redbug soft plastics and crankbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are good on spoons in the river. Crappie are fair on minnows at night. Bream are good on crickets and nightcrawlers. Channel and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait, stinkbait, livers, and hearts in 30 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.
Wright Patman
Water stained to muddy; 86–89 degrees; 5.58' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, buzzbaits and hollow body frogs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

« Fishing Report Search

To prevent the spread of zebra mussels, the law requires draining of water from boats and onboard receptacles when leaving or approaching public fresh waters. Get details.

Text TPWD REPORT to GOV311 to get updates by text.