South Texas Plains Fishing Reports
Week of November 25, 2015
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BRAUNIG : Water stained. Black bass are fair on crankbaits and watermelon soft plastic worms in reeds. Striped bass are good on silver and gold spoons and marble spinnerbaits near the jetty and dam. Redfish are good on perch, shrimp, shad, tilapia, and silver spoons. Channel catfish are fair on liver, shrimp, and cut bait near the dam. Blue catfish are fair on cut bait and live bait.
CALAVERAS : Water stained. Black bass are fair on dark soft plastic worms, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits near the dam. Striped bass are slow. Redfish are good on perch and tilapia near the dam. Channel and blue catfish are good on liver, shrimp, and cheesebait. Yellow catfish are slow.
CHOKE CANYON : Water murky; 72–76 degrees; 22.92’ low. Black bass are good on chartreuse soft plastics in 15–20 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on blue tube jigs and minnows. Channel and blue catfish are fair on shrimp and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are fair on live perch.
COLETO CREEK : Water murky; 70 degrees in main lake, 77 at hot water discharge; 1.13’ low. Black bass are good on crankbaits and soft plastic worms in 6–8 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs in 10–12 feet at Coletoville Bridge. Channel and blue catfish are good on live perch and soap in 8–10 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.
FALCON : Water murky; 69–73 degrees; 17.23’ low. Black bass are good on deep running crankbaits and jigs in 12–20 feet. Crappie are good on shiners and jigs. Channel and blue catfish are excellent on shrimp and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.