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Big Bend Fishing Reports

Week of September 2, 2015

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Invasive species alert! To prevent the spread of zebra mussels, the law requires draining of water from boats and onboard receptacles when leaving or approaching public fresh waters. Get details.


AMISTAD :  Water murky; 89–93 degrees; 28.15’ low. Black bass are good on frogs, spooks, and buzzbaits. Striped bass are fair on pony head jigs, crankbaits, and Red Fins. White bass are fair on crankbaits and minnows. Crappie are slow. Catfish are good on cheesebait, shrimp, and nightcrawlers over baited holes in 15–30 feet. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines and throwlines baited with live perch. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.


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