South Texas Plains Region Week of December 1, 2021

GOOD. Water stained, 68 degrees. Channel catfish and blue catfish are good around the jetty and rip rap, on Big Marv's Cheesebait and worms. Redfish are fair on live tilapia and cut shad around the dam area and discharges. Bank fisherman catching some catfish on cheesebait and worms off the shoreline points with deep water access. Redfish can also be caught using live tilapia in the same shoreline areas.
FAIR. Water Slightly Stained, 68 degrees. Red drum are slow but can be caught around the wall and north shoreline points using shrimp and throwing spoons. Channel and blue catfish have been good on Big Marv's Cheesebait and cut shad off points with deep water access. Shoreline fisherman catching mixed bags of blues and redfish towards the dam area using live tilapia and cut bait.
Choke Canyon
GOOD. Water lightly stained; 64 degrees; 17.98 feet low. Crappie are excellent in submerged brush piles in shallower water of 12-15 feet and in the hardwoods using blue glimmer jigs and minnows. Largemouth bass are fair, primarily located 20-25 feet deep in brush. A few catches are still coming in water depths 12-15 feet in the hydrilla patches throughout the lake. Slow-moving baits along the bottom or swimming/vibrating jigs and flukes along the weed edge. Catfish are along ledges during the day and 12-15 feet flats later in the evening. Alligator gar are slow.
Corpus Christi Lake
GOOD. Water lightly stained; 62 degrees; 2.45 feet low. White bass are good on crankbaits and swimbaits by the dam. Largemouth bass are fair fishing deep with crankbaits, spinners, and worms. Crappie are good fishing with jigs and minnows near the dam in rock pile structure and the pier in the state park. Carp are fair off the pier in the state park. Catfish are good on shad. Deeper water is holding the fish.
GOOD. Water stained; 70 degrees; 42.21 feet low. Fish are in 10-15 feet of water near rock structures. Crappie are good in brush piles in 12-20 feet of water using small jigs. Bass are in the brush piles. Catfish are good, relating to the edge of the main river channel along the mouths of creeks where there are flats, live bait is key. Bow fishing for alligator gar is fair in the backs of creeks. Report by Ram Reyes, Texas Kings Outdoors.
FAIR. Water stained; 64 degrees; 0.10 feet low. Fishing has not changed too much as we are still waiting for water temperatures to drop. Largemouth bass are fair. 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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