South Texas Plains Region Week of July 28, 2021
- 89 Degrees, slightly stained. Redfish are good on tilapia and shrimp from the shoreline. Catfish are good on shad and shrimp. Largemouth bass and redv drum can be caught on lures casting shallow flats early in the morning and moving to deep drop-offs in the afternoon.
- Fair, 90 degrees, slightly stained. Shoreline fisherman are finding some success fishing live tilapia. Drum and catfish have been fair for boaters and shoreline fisherman using shad and shrimp.
- Choke Canyon
- FAIR. Water lightly stained; 81 degrees; 15.67 feet low. Largemouth bass are fair working deep brush piles. Crappie are fair deep on minnows. Catfish are fair moving deeper and towards the South dam on cheese bait.
- Corpus Christi Lake
- GOOD. Water lightly stained; 80 degrees; 0.93 feet low. Largemouth bass are fair fishing deep with crankbaits, spinners and worms. Crappie are good fishing with jigs and minnows off of structures such as the pier or in deeper water. Catfish are good on cut bait and cheese bait.
- GOOD. Water lightly stained; 79 degrees; 39.61 feet low. Crappie are good hopping brush piles until you find a bite. Fish are biting senko on the T-rig, brush hogs, and beaver types. Deep diving crankbaits off ledges will get you some bites at the 15 foot range. Catfish are fair in the deep spots with cut shad, or nightcrawlers. Check the wind reports before you head out. Remember to stay on the Texas side unless you possess a Mexican Fishing License.
- FAIR. Water stained; 78 degrees; 0.04 feet low. Largemouth bass remain fair fishing summer cover along deep and steep drops. Crankbaits, jigs, and spinners have been most successful. Crappie are fair with some slowing with jigs under vegetation. Catfish are good on stinkbait, cut bait, and live bait.
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