Pineywoods Region Week of July 17, 2019

Bob Sandlin
Water stained; 84–88 degrees; 0.04' high. Black bass are good on Flukes, shakyhead worms and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Caddo
Water muddy; 85–89 degrees; 1.60' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws, black buzzbaits and hollow body frogs. Crappie are fair on minnows and white jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines.
Conroe
Water stained; 83–87 degrees; 0.37' low. Black bass are good on chartreuse soft plastics, crankbaits, and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are fair on white striper jigs. Crappie are good on minnows and green tube jigs over brush piles. Catfish are good on stinkbait and prepared bait.
Fork
Water lightly stained; 85–88 degrees; 0.09' low. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged creature baits, football jigs and Flutter spoons. White and yellow bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.
Houston County
Water stained; 86–90 degrees; 0.15' high. Black bass to 8 pounds are good on watermelon red swim jigs, topwaters, and dark blue soft plastics. Smallmouth bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows. Bream are good on live worms. Channel and blue catfish are good on shad and perch. Yellow catfish are slow.
Lake O' The Pines
Water stained; 85–89 degrees; 6.74' high. Black bass are slow on hollow body frogs, Texas rigged creature baits and buzzbaits.
Livingston
Water murky; 84–88 degrees; 0.06' low. Black bass are good on crankbaits. Striped bass are good but small on slabs, troll tubes, and pet spoons. White bass are good on pet spoons, troll tubes, and slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Blue catfish are good on shad. Yellow catfish are slow.
Martin Creek
Water lightly stained; 87–94 degrees; 0.61' low. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged craws, hollow body frogs and bladed jigs. Crappie are slow on minnows. White bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines.
Monticello
Water stained; 85–88 degrees; 2.58' low. Black bass are fair on hollow body frogs, shakyhead worms and Texas rigged creature baits.
Sam Rayburn
Water stained; 85–89 degrees; 0.49' high. Black bass are fair on watermelon Rat–L–Traps and shad colored crankbaits. White bass are fair on minnows and Li'l Fishies. Crappie are good on minnows over brush piles in 15–30 feet. Bream are slow. Catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait and liver.
Toledo Bend
Water murky; 84–88 degrees; 1.52' low. Black bass are good on chartreuse soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits. Striped bass are fair on chartreuse striper jigs. White bass are fair on minnows and Li'l Fishies. Crappie are good on minnows and white tube jigs over baited holes. Bream are good on crickets. Channel and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with shrimp and stinkbait in 20–30 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.
Wright Patman
Water stained to muddy; 85–89 degrees; 19.13 high. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged creature baits, hollow body frogs and Senkos. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

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