South Texas Plains Region Week of May 22, 2019

Braunig
Water stained. Black bass are fair on chartreuse crankbaits and dark soft plastic worms near the dam. Striped bass are good on liver and perch off points. Redfish are fair on shad, tilapia, and crawfish. Channel and blue catfish are fair on shrimp, cut bait, and cheesebait. Yellow catfish are slow.
Calaveras
Water stained. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are fair on spoons and striper jigs between the dam and the crappie wall. Redfish are fair down rigging silver and gold spoons. Channel catfish are fair on shrimp, cheesebait, and shad. Blue catfish are good on liver and cut bait near 181 Cove. Yellow catfish are slow.
Choke Canyon
Water stained; 79–87 degrees; 13.84' low. Black bass are good on watermelon soft plastics and shad colored spinnerbaits. White bass are fair on Li'l Fishies. Crappie are good on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are fair on stinkbait and minnows. Yellow catfish are fair on live bait.
Coleto Creek
Water stained; 81 degrees in the main lake, 98 degrees at the hot water discharge, 67–71 degrees in main lake; 0.26' high. Black bass are fair on watermelon spinnerbaits and crankbaits. White bass are fair on minnows and white striper jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and pink tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp and perch. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live perch.
Corpus Christi Lake
Water off color; 79–84 degrees; 0.16' high. Black bass are good on Baby Bass 5" Senkos, Texas rigs and shad pattern lipless crankbaits. White bass are fair to good on live shad and slabs. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and live or dead shad.
Falcon
Water stained; 82–89 degrees; 27.25' low. Black bass are good on watermelon spinnerbaits and shallow running crankbaits. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows over brush. Channel and blue catfish are excellent on cut bait and frozen shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.
Texana
Water stained; 79–85 degrees; 0.10' low. Black bass are fair to good on split shot rigged watermelon/red flukes, Texas rigs and small swimbaits. Crappie are fair on live minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and cut bait.

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