South Texas Plains Region Week of February 20, 2019
- Water murky. Black bass are fair on chartreuse soft plastics and spinnerbaits near the dam. Striped bass are fair down rigging silver and gold spoons and marble spinners near the dam. Redfish are slow. Channel catfish are slow. Blue catfish are fair on cut bait.
- Water murky. Black bass are fair on watermelon crankbaits and Rat–L–Traps around reed beds. Striped bass are good on spoons and jigs near the crappie wall and the dam in 15–20 feet. Redfish are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
- Choke Canyon
- Water murky; 57–61 degrees; 13.97' low. Black bass are good on pumpkinseed soft plastic worms and lizards, and flipping jigs in the grass. White bass are good on small spinnerbaits. Crappie are slow. Drum are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on nightcrawlers. Yellow catfish are fair on live perch.
- Coleto Creek
- Water stained; 55 degrees in the main lake, 87 degrees at the hot water discharge, 67–71 degrees in main lake; 0.28' high. Black bass are good on watermelon 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; 61–66 degrees; 0.19' high. Black bass are fair on drop shot rigs, Texas rigs and jigs. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on live minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and live shad.
- Water murky; 56–60 degrees; 25.43' low. Black bass are fair on perch colored soft plastics and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are fair on white tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are slow. 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; 60–66 degrees; 0.15' low. Black bass are slow to fair on Senkos, Texas rigs and jigs. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and cut bait.
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