Pineywoods Region Week of November 15, 2017

Bob Sandlin
Water lightly stained; 63–66 degrees; 0.98' low. Black bass are good on bladed jigs, black and blue jigs and spinnerbaits. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.
Caddo
Water stained; 64–67 degrees; 0.02' low. Black bass are fair on weightless Senkos, Texas rigged craws, and bladed jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and white jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait
Conroe
Water stained; 74–78 degrees; 0.41' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon soft plastics and crankbaits in 15–30 feet. Striped bass are fair on white striper jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and pink tube jigs. Catfish are fair on liver and shrimp.
Fork
Water stained; 62–65 degrees; 1.06' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged worms, football jigs and flutter spoons. White and yellow bass are good on minnows and slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Houston County
Water stained; 70–74 degrees; 0.04' high. Black bass to 6 pounds are fair on dark grape worms, square–bill jigs, and large pumpkinseed Brush Hogs near stumps. Crappie are fair on live minnows at the pump station near stumps and around brush. Bream are fair on live worms in coves. Channel and blue catfish are fair on juglines baited with shad and perch. Yellow catfish are slow.
Lake O' The Pines
Water lightly stained; 63–67 degrees: 0.55' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, Flukes and bladed jigs. White bass are fair on minnows and slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.
Livingston
Water stained; 73–77 degrees; 0.71' low. Black bass are good on watermelon soft plastics. Striped bass are slow. White bass are good on chartreuse slabs off points. Crappie are good on minnows. Blue catfish are good on shad. Yellow catfish are slow.
Martin Creek
Water lightly stained; 84–88 degrees; 2.92' low. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits, Flukes and weightless Senkos Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are fair on minnows. Catfish are slow on trotlines.
Monticello
Water stained; 84–89 degrees; 0.15' high. Black bass are good on bladed jigs and Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.
Sam Rayburn
Water stained; 73–77 degrees; 1.57' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon Rat–L–Traps and deep running crankbaits early and late. White bass are fair on minnows and silver spoons. Crappie are fair on live minnows and black/green tube jigs. Bream are slow. Catfish are good on bloodbait, shrimp, and minnows.
Steinhagen
1.64' high. No report available.
Toledo Bend
Water stained; 74–78 degrees; 4.38' low. Black bass are good on green pumpkin, watermelon, and redbug soft plastic worms in 20 feet. Striped bass are good on spoons. White bass are good on spoons. Crappie are fair on minnows. Bream are fair on nightcrawlers. Channel and blue catfish are good on nightcrawlers and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.
Wright Patman
Water stained; 3.49' high. No report available.

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