Pineywoods Region Week of January 17, 2018

Bob Sandlin
Water lightly stained; 40–44 degrees; 0.40' low. Black bass are fair on bladed jigs, shakyhead worms and lipless crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are slow on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Caddo
Water stained; 41–44 degrees; 0.80' high. Black bass are fair on lipless crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and bladed jigs. Crappie are fair on white jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Conroe
Water stained; 41–49 degrees; 0.02' high. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are fair on silver striper jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and white tube jigs. Catfish are slow.
Fork
Water stained; 39–43 degrees; 1.17' low. Black bass are slow on lipless crankbaits, suspending jerkbaits, and black and blue flipping jigs near timber along channel swings. White and yellow bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are good on white jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Houston County
Water stained; 42–47 degrees; 0.10' high. Black bass are slow. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Bream are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
Lake O' The Pines
Water lightly stained; 41–44 degrees: 1.23' high. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits, lipless crankbaits and bladed jigs. White bass are slow on slabs. Crappie are fair on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.
Livingston
Water stained; 38–48 degrees; 0.22' high. Black bass are fair on crankbaits and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows in creeks. Blue catfish are fair on trotlines baited with shad. Yellow catfish are slow.
Martin Creek
Water lightly stained; 89–95 degrees; 2.59' low. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits, shallow crankbaits and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on minnows and slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Monticello
Water stained; 46–50 degrees; 1.67' low. Black bass are fair on bladed jigs, spinnerbaits and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are fair on jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.
Sam Rayburn
Water stained; 42–49 degrees; 2.88' low. Black bass are fair on tequila sunrise soft plastic worms, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits. White bass are fair on minnows and white striper jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Bream are good on worms. Catfish are slow.
Steinhagen
1.78' high. No report available.
Toledo Bend
Water stained; 43–49 degrees; 4.24' low. Black bass are fair on soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and Rat–L–Traps. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Bream are slow. Channel and blue catfish are fair on stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.
Wright Patman
Water stained; 39–42 degrees; 3.98' high. Black bass are fair on black and blue jigs, bladed jigs and Rat–L–Traps. No reports on crappie. Catfish are slow on trotlines and prepared bait.

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