Pineywoods Region Week of September 20, 2017

Bob Sandlin
Water lightly stained; 78–83 degrees; 0.04' low. Black bass are good on swim jigs, hollow body frogs, buzzfrogs and buzzbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on minnows and topwaters. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.
Caddo
Water stained; 80–85 degrees; 0.30' high. Black bass are fair on black and blue flipping jigs, hollow body frogs, buzzbaits and weightless Senkos. Crappie are good on minnows and chartreuse jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.
Conroe
Water stained; 81–85 degrees; 0.07' high. Black bass are fair on tequila sunrise soft plastics, Senkos, crankbaits, and Rat–L–Traps. Striped bass are fair on chartreuse striper jigs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are slow.
Fork
Water stained; 78–83 degrees; 0.33' low. Black bass are fair on football jigs, topwaters, and drop shot worms. White and yellow bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs near the bridges. Catfish are good on trotlines and punch bait.
Houston County
Water stained; 84–88 degrees; 0.14' low. Black bass to 10 pounds are good on swim baits and soft plastic worms in 17 feet. Crappie are good on live minnows. Bream are good on live worms. Channel and blue catfish to 6 pounds are good on juglines baited with chicken livers and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.
Lake O' The Pines
Water lightly stained; 79–84 degrees: 1.57' high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits, buzz frogs and black buzzbaits. White bass are good on minnows and topwaters. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.
Livingston
Water stained; 81–85 degrees; 0.05' low. Black bass are good on green pumpkin soft plastics and crankbaits. Striped bass are good on Zara spooks and Rat–L–Traps. White bass are good on troll tubes, slabs, and pet spoons. Crappie are good on minnows. Blue catfish are good on shad. Yellow catfish are slow.
Martin Creek
Water lightly stained; 85–90 degrees; 1.66' low. Black bass are good on hollow body frogs, weightless Senkos and Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.
Monticello
Water stained; 84–91 degrees; 0.12' low. Black bass are fair on drop shot worms, Texas rigged craws, spinnerbaits and hollow body frogs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and punch bait.
Sam Rayburn
Water stained; 82–86 degrees; 1.43' high. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Bream are slow. Catfish are slow.
Steinhagen
1.52' high. No report available.
Toledo Bend
Water stained; 83–87 degrees; 1.20' low. Black bass are good on black/blue craw worms and deep diving DD22 crankbaits. Striped bass are fair on silver slabs. White bass are fair on green Li'l Fishies. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Bream are fair on crickets and nightcrawlers. Channel and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait. Yellow catfish are slow.
Wright Patman
Water stained; 4.84' high. No report available.

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