South Texas Plains Region Week of March 20, 2019
- Water murky. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are fair on silver striper jigs near the pier. Redfish are slow. Channel catfish are slow. Blue catfish are fair on shrimp and cut bait.
- Water murky. Black bass are fair on pumpkinseed worms, crankbaits, and Rat–L–Traps. Striped bass are fair on spoons and jigs near the dam. Redfish are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on nightcrawlers and shrimp near the railroad trestle. Yellow catfish are slow.
- Choke Canyon
- Water murky; 61–65 degrees; 14.10' low. Black bass are fair on soft plastic worms and lizards, and flipping jigs in the grass. White bass are good on small spinnerbaits and Rat–L–Traps off the bank in the river. Crappie are slow. Drum are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on punchbait. Yellow catfish are fair on live perch.
- Coleto Creek
- Water stained; 63 degrees in the main lake, 89 degrees at the hot water discharge, 67–71 degrees in main lake; 0.15' high. Black bass are good on chartreuse crankbaits, soft plastics, and spinnerbaits in 4–8 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on trotlines and droplines baited with live perch in 8–10 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.
- Corpus Christi Lake
- Water off color; 62–67 degrees; 0.13' high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigs and live minnows. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on live minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and live or dead shad.
- Water murky; 61–65 degrees; 25.73' low. Black bass are good on soft plastics and spinnerbaits in shallow areas. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are very good on frozen shrimp and cut bait. Yellow catfish are slow. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.
- Water stained; 58–64 degrees; 0.17' low. Black bass are slow to fair on jerkbaits and Texas rigs. Crappie are slow to fair on live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and cut bait.
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