Area Lake Report

BROWNWOOD Water stained; Black bass are good on topwaters, crankbaits, and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are good on striper jigs, slabs, and live shad. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow. BUCHANAN Water clear;’85 degrees; 1016.18′; Black bass’are fair’on 1/4 oz. Rat-L-Traps, Texas-rigged 4′ watermelon pepper Brush Pigs, and white/chartreuse Terminator spinnerbaits early’in 6-12 feet. Striped bass’are’fair trolling Hyper Striper jigs and tight-lining live bait in’28 feet along main lake points near the dam early and late – some topwater activity at daylight with smaller fish. White bass’are slow’jigging 1/4 oz. Pirk Minnows, 2′ Lit’l Fishie Shads, and chrome Tiny Traps early along creek points. Crappie’are’slow. Channel catfish are’fair at night over sand bars near deep channels. Yellow and blue catfish are good on trotlines and juglines. COLEMAN Water fairly clear; 82 degrees; Black bass are good on watermelon/red worms near banks in 4-10 feet. Hybrid striper are slow trolling white jigs with down riggers. Crappie are good but small on minnows near big trees. Channel and blue catfish are fair on worms and liver near big trees. Yellow catfish are slow. COLORADO RIVER (At Colorado Bend State Park) Water slightly murky; Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are fair on nightcrawlers and live perch. Yellow catfish are slow. LBJ Water stained;’85 degrees; 824.87′; Black bass are fair’to good on 2′ Lit’l Fishie Shads,’1/8 oz. white Tiny-T buzzbaits along rip rap,’and’1/8 oz. watermelon Terminator Finesse’jigs with Devil’s Tongue trailers in weed beds at daylight’and at night. White bass are’fair to good on 1/32 oz. white Curb’s jigs, 1′ Lit’l Fishies and minnows at night. Crappie are good on minnows over brushpiles during the day and at night under lights on blue back 1′ Lit’l Fishies,’1/32 oz. Curb’s jigs, and minnows. Channel catfish are good on liver, worms’and punchbait at night. Yellow and blue catfish are good on trotlines. NASWORTHY Water lightly stained; 84 degrees; Black bass are fair on soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and live bait. Crappie are fair. Redfish are fair. White bass and striped bass are good on live bait. Catfish are fair on live bait and prepared baits. OH. IVIE Water lightly stained; 85 degrees; 23′ low; Black bass are fair on live bait. Crappie are fair on live bait and jigs. White bass are fair on live bait and inline spinners. Smallmouth bass are fair. Catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live bait. TRAVIS Water clear; 87 degrees; 4′ low; Black bass are fair on silver slabs and crankbaits in 12-25 feet. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie to 1 pound are good on minnows and small tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are fair on cutbait and cheesebait in 20-30 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.

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