Pineywoods Region Week of February 14, 2018

Bob Sandlin
Water lightly stained; 47–51 degrees; 0.14' high. Black bass are good on bladed jigs, spinnerbaits and lipless crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Caddo
Water stained; 47–51 degrees; 1.35' high. Black bass are slow on lipless crankbaits, Texas rigged craws, and bladed jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and white jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Conroe
Water stained; 61–65 degrees; 0.25' high. Black bass are good on watermelon crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and jigs. Striped bass are fair on chartreuse striper jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs. Catfish are slow.
Fork
Water stained; 47–50 degrees; 1.01' low. Black bass are fair on lipless crankbaits, bladed jigs, and black and blue flipping jigs near timber along channel swings. White and yellow bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and white jigs along bridges. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.
Houston County
Water stained; 60–64 degrees; 0.11' high. Black bass are fair on black or blue worms with red or blue metal flake around sand bars at mid lake, and on jigs in creek channels. Crappie are fair on live minnows in 20 feet. Bream are slow. Channel and blue catfish to 5 pounds are fair on live worms near bream beds. Yellow catfish are slow.
Lake O' The Pines
Water lightly stained; 47–51 degrees: 1.51' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws, lipless crankbaits and bladed jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.
Livingston
Water stained; 63–67 degrees; 0.22' high. Black bass are good on silver/black spinnerbaits and crankbaits. Striped bass are good on Rat–L–Traps. White bass are fair on Rat–L–Traps. Crappie are good on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs. Blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with shad and cut bait. Yellow catfish are slow.
Martin Creek
Water lightly stained; 84–88 degrees; 2.38' low. Black bass are good on swim jigs, shakyhead worms and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.
Monticello
Water stained; 47–50 degrees; 2.48' low. Black bass are fair on bladed jigs, bladed jigs and Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.
Sam Rayburn
Water stained; 62–66 degrees; 2.19' low. Black bass are fair on chartreuse/black soft plastics, crankbaits, and spinnerbaits. White bass are fair on live minnows and Li'l Fishies. Crappie are fair on minnows and pink tube jigs. Bream are slow. Catfish are good on frozen shrimp and nightcrawlers.
Steinhagen
1.51' high. No report available.
Toledo Bend
Water stained; 61–65 degrees; 3.02' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon and chartreuse spinnerbaits and crankbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows over brush piles. Bream are good on worms. Channel and blue catfish are good on liver, nightcrawlers, and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.
Wright Patman
Water stained; 46–50 degrees; 3.66' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, spinnerbaits and bladed jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.

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