Texas Fishing Report

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Posted on June 20, 2012 at 4:00 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jun 20 at 4:02 PM

Here is the weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for June 20 and also available on the Internet at http://www.txfishing.com:

CENTRAL

BASTROP: Water stained; 80-84 degrees. Black bass are good on watermelon spinnerbaits and crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows and pink tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are fair on shrimp and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.

BELTON: Water clear; 79-83 degrees; 0.03' low. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are fair on slabs under lights at night. Crappie are good on minnows under lights at night. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

BROWNWOOD: Water stained; 79-83 degrees; 10.90' low. Black bass are very good on soft plastics, buzzbaits, and spinnerbaits over grass. Hybrid striper are fair on shad. White bass are good on minnows and Li'l Fishies off lighted docks at night. Crappie are fair on minnows and white tube jigs. Channel catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live bait.

BUCHANAN: Water murky; 79-82 degrees; 22.78' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon flukes, Texas rigged watermelon worms, and topwaters off secondary points early. Striped bass are fair on small crankbaits and Zara Spooks early. White bass are fair trolling on Pirk Minnows over brush piles. Crappie are good on minnows and Curb's crappie jigs over brush piles. Channel catfish are good on live bait. Yellow and blue catfish are good on juglines and trotlines baited with goldfish.

CANYON LAKE: Water stained; 78-82 degrees; 4.83' low. Black bass are fair on Pop R's, soft plastics, and perch colored Rat-L-Traps early. Striped bass are fair on live bait and small crankbaits. White bass are slow. Smallmouth bass are fair on watermelon spinnerbaits and crankbaits, and on small tubes in 8-18 feet. Crappie are good on minnows upriver over submerged brush piles in 8-15 feet. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are good on juglines and trotlines upriver.

COLEMAN: Water lightly stained; 78-81 degrees; 15.92' low. Black bass are good on chartreuse spinnerbaits and soft plastics. Hybrid striper are good on live shad. Crappie are fair on minnows over brush piles in 20-35 feet. Channel catfish are good on trotlines baited with live perch. Yellow catfish are slow.

COLORADO RIVER: (At Colorado Bend State Park) No report available.

FAYETTE: Water stained. Black bass are fair on chartreuse Carolina rigged soft plastics in 15-25 feet. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp and shad in 10-15 feet.

GRANBURY: Water murky; 80-84 degrees; 0.75' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon soft plastic worms and Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are fair on minnows. White bass are good on minnows and pet spoons. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers, chicken livers, and stinkbait.

GRANGER: Water clear; 81-85 degrees; 0.16' low. Black bass are fair on black power worms upriver among newly flooded vegetation. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on marabou jigs over main lake brush piles in 6-15 feet. Blue catfish are fair on prepared bait on rod & reel, and on juglines baited with shad. Yellow catfish are good on trotlines baited with live perch.

LBJ: Water clear; 78-82 degrees; 0.33' low. Black bass are fair on small topwaters and watermelon Curb's jigs in 8-16 feet early. White bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows over brush piles in 15 feet. Channel catfish are fair on minnows. Yellow and blue catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live perch.

NAVARRO MILLS: Water stained; 80-84 degrees; 0.44' high. Black bass to 2 pounds are fair on minnows. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair but small on minnows in 17 feet. Channel catfish are good on stinkbait. Blue catfish are good on shad and perch. Yellow catfish are slow.

PROCTOR: Water stained; 79-83 degrees; 0.72' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon crankbaits and soft plastic worms. Striped bass are fair on live shad. White bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are good on trotlines and juglines baited with perch and goldfish. Yellow catfish are slow.

SOMERVILLE: Water murky; 80-84 degrees; 0.11' low. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are fair on chartreuse striper jigs. White bass are fair on pet spoons and minnows near the dam. Crappie are good on minnows and blue tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are fair on punchbait and nightcrawlers. Yellow catfish are slow.

STILLHOUSE: Water murky; 78-82 degrees; 1.53' low. Black bass are good on watermelon soft plastics and chartreuse jigs. White bass are fair on small Rat-L-Traps. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are fair on shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow.

TRAVIS: Water stained; 80-84 degrees; 39.61' low. Black bass are good on watermelon soft plastic worms and lizards in 10-22 feet. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows and white tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are fair on cut bait and nightcrawlers. Yellow catfish are slow.

WALTER E. LONG: Water lightly stained. Black bass are good on shad and small spinnerbaits. Hybrid striper are fair on shad. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are fair on frozen shad and frozen shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow.

WHITNEY: Water stained; 79-83 degrees; 0.51' low. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits and crankbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on minnows and pet spoons. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on shrimp, nightcrawlers, and liver.

NORTHEAST

ATHENS: Water lightly stained, 80-86 degrees; 1.64' low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged Zoom Speed Craws in green pumpkin and topwaters. Early morning has been best. Crappie are fair on jigs and minnows. Catfish are good on prepared bait.

BOB SANDLIN: Water lightly stained; 79-85 degrees; 2.80' low. Black bass are good on medium crankbaits in 4-10'. Football jigs in deeper water has been effective later in the day. Crappie are good on live minnows and jigs over brush piles and mid- to deep-water stickups. White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are fair to good on trotlines or juglines with Redneck's Catfish Bait Soap and nightcrawlers.

BRIDGEPORT: Water lightly stained; 79-85 degrees; 5.77' low. Black bass are fair on shakyheads with green pumpkin finesse worms around deeper docks. Some fish being caught on drop shot rigs with Jackall Clone Fry in bluegill. Crappie are fair on jigs and minnows. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs (best action midday). Channel catfish are fair on cut and prepared bait as well as nightcrawlers.

CADDO: Water stained; 79-84 degrees; 0.22' high. Black bass are good on topwaters early, later switching to Texas rig soft plastics and black/blue football jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Yellow bass are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers and prepared bait. New TPWD regulations concerning invasive species that affect all Caddo boaters and anglers went in effect May 17. Please refer to http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/newsmedia/releases/?req=20120503a for more information prior to planning a trip.

CEDAR CREEK: Water lightly stained; 80-85 degrees; 0.70' low. Black bass are good on blue fleck soft plastics, shakyheads and shallow crankbaits around docks closer to main lake — crankbaits on deeper brush piles effective as well. Some fish being caught on Jackall Iobee frogs in black near flooded willows. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on live shad. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair drifting cut shad.

COOPER: Water lightly stained; 80-86 degrees; 1.17' low. Black bass are fair on topwaters early and chartreuse shallow crankbaits and Texas rigged soft plastics later in the day. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair to good on Sassy Shad and live shad over main lake humps. Catfish are good on prepared bait and cut bait.

FAIRFIELD: Fishing has been slow since the fish kill in September of 2010. TPWD has discontinued stocking the lake after another kill in early September 2011. Redfish and black bass survived the kill in limited numbers.

FORK: Water clear; 80-86 degrees; 1.99' low. Black bass are fair on Jackall Bling 55 crankbaits along main lake points in early morning — deep crankbaits around brush piles are effective as well. Norman DD22's in Soddy Blue have been most effective. Football jigs in Falcon Craw color are producing as well. Yellow bass are good on smaller spoons along creek channel bends in deeper water. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs over brush piles and around bridge columns. Catfish are good on prepared bait.

GRAPEVINE: Water clear; 79-84 degrees; 1.50' low. Black bass are good on green pumpkin Big Bite Trick Sticks fished weightless around boat stalls. Topwaters and Jackall ASKA crankbaits along main lake points are good early. Best bite is at 4-8'. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and cut shad.

JOE POOL: Water clear; 79-84 degrees; 0.22' low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged soft plastics in 8-10'. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are fair to good on prepared baits.

LAKE O' THE PINES: Water lightly stained; 79-84 degrees; 3.24' low. Black bass are fair on Carolina rigged soft plastics and medium running crankbaits along main lake points. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on cut shad. New TPWD regulations concerning invasive species that affect all Lake O' The Pines boaters and anglers went in effect May 17. Please refer to http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/newsmedia/releases/?req=20120503a for more information prior to planning a trip.

LAVON: Water lightly stained; 79-85 degrees; 0.95' low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged worms, shallow and medium crankbaits catching some fish around shallow cover and riprap. White bass are slow on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs around bridge columns. Catfish are fair on cut shad and nightcrawlers. New TPWD regulations concerning invasive species that affect all Lavon boaters and anglers went in effect May 17. Please refer to http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/newsmedia/releases/?req=20120503a for more information prior to planning a trip.

LEWISVILLE: Water clear; 80-85 degrees; 0.74' low. Black bass are slow on finesse presentations in 10-15 feet along main lake points — key on larger rock along main lake points for best results. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs and Sassy Shad. Catfish are good on prepared bait.

MARTIN CREEK: Water fairly clear; 79-85 degrees; 4.34' low. Black bass are good on green pumpkin or black neon soft plastics in the flooded willows and watermelon jigs and worms in deeper water. No report on crappie or white bass. Catfish are good on prepared bait and minnows.

MONTICELLO: Water fairly clear; 85-91 degrees; 0.16' high. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged soft plastics and jigs fished around deeper water — topwaters early are producing. No reports on crappie. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers and live shiners.

PALESTINE: Water clear; 79-84 degrees; 0.02' low. Black bass are good on finesse jigs and Texas rigged RI Beavers in hematoma near shallow cover and docks. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs, Sassy Shad and live shad. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Catfish are good on prepared bait.

RAY HUBBARD: Water clear; 80-85 degrees; 0.09' low. Black bass are fair on soft plastics and football jigs along deeper bush piles. Crappie are good on minnows and Road Runners. White bass are good on humps in 17-23 feet with hybrids mixed in. Catfish are good on prepared baits.

RAY ROBERTS: Water lightly stained; 80-85 degrees; 0.24' low. Black bass are good on bone colored Pop-R's early, later switching to Carolina rigged green pumpkin/chartreuse Gene Larew Salt Flic'Rs around secondary points and main lake humps. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs on COE brush piles. Good schools of white bass reported in the mornings on the main lake near Wolf Island. Catfish are good along the face of the dam on punch bait and cut shad.

RICHLAND CHAMBERS: Water clear; 80-85 degrees; 0.47' low. Black bass are good on Darkhorse Swim Jigs in threadfin shad around shallow docks. Carolina rigged soft plastics and black/blue football jigs around deep brush piles have also been effective. The deep crankbait bite is slow. White bass are good on slabs and live shad. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs and live shad. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on prepared bait and nightcrawlers.

TAWAKONI: Water stained; 80-86 degrees; 0.65' low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged black/blue soft plastics and hollow body frogs around vegetation. Crappie are fair on 1/16-oz. curl tail grubs and small minnows on docks, bridge pilings and deep timber. White bass are fair on slabs. Striped bass and hybrid striper are good on 4" to 6" white or shad pattern Sassy Shad in the shallows early then suspending deep during the day — drifting live bait is also producing. Catfish are good in deep water drifting cut bait.

TEXOMA: Water clear; 79-85 degrees; 1.73' low. Black bass are good on medium crankbaits along main lake points and jigs and Carolina rigs in 8-12 feet. Some fish are being caught early on topwaters. Striped bass are fair on slabs and live shad. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers and cut bait. New TPWD regulations concerning invasive species that affect all Texoma boaters and anglers went in effect May 17. Please refer to http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/newsmedia/releases/?req=20120503a for more information prior to planning a trip.

WEATHERFORD: Water lightly stained; 80-84 degrees; 1.72' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged soft plastics and jigs around docks and shallow cover. The early morning topwater bite is slowing down. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on prepared bait and cut shad. White bass are fair on slabs and live minnows — some schooling noted later in the day.

WRIGHT PATMAN: Water stained; 80-85 degrees; 0.85' low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged worms, medium running crankbaits and soft swimbaits along main lake points. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair to good on cut shad and prepared bait. New TPWD regulations concerning invasive species that affect all Wright Patman boaters and anglers went in effect May 17. Please refer to http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/newsmedia/releases/?req=20120503a for more information prior to planning a trip.

SOUTH

AMISTAD: Water clear; 78-84 degrees; 24.08' low. Black bass are good on topwaters, crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and soft plastic frogs. Striped bass are fair on topwaters and large jerkbaits. White bass are fair on crankbaits and minnows. Channel and blue catfish are good on cheesebait, shrimp, and nightcrawlers over baited holes. 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.

BRAUNIG: Water clear. Black bass are fair on crankbaits and watermelon soft plastic worms near the dam. Striped bass are fair on liver and shad off points near the pier. Redfish are fair on perch, tilapia, shad, and silver spoons. Channel and blue catfish are fair on shrimp and cut bait near the hot water discharge.

CALAVERAS: Water clear. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are good on spoons and striper jigs near the dam. Redfish are fair down rigging silver and gold spoons along the shoreline. Channel catfish are good on cheesebait, shrimp, and shad. Blue catfish are good on liver and shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow.

CHOKE CANYON: Water clear; 80-84 degrees; 13.25' low. Black bass to 3 pounds are fair on small crankbaits and soft plastic worms and lizards. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp and nightcrawlers. Yellow catfish are fair on juglines baited with perch.

COLETO CREEK: Water fairly clear; 2.08' low. Black bass are fair on small crankbaits and topwaters in 5-10 feet. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.

FALCON: Water stained; 83-87 degrees; 33.78' low. Black bass are good on minnows and shallow running crankbaits in the north end of the lake. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good 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.

SOUTHEAST

CONROE: Water fairly clear; 78-82 degrees; 2.55' low. Black bass are good on minnows and small Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on shrimp and chicken livers.

GIBBONS CREEK: Water clear. Black bass are good on minnows, green Rat-L-Traps, and spinnerbaits. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers, shrimp, and stinkbait.

HOUSTON COUNTY: Water stained; 86-90 degrees; 0.20' high. Black bass to 8 pounds are good on pearl bullfrogs off the northeast island, and on swimbaits near the marina. Crappie are good on minnows at night. Bream are good on live worms over grass beds and off piers. Channel and blue catfish are good on minnows around trees.

LIVINGSTON: Water fairly clear; 82-86 degrees; 0.01' high. Black bass are good on white spinnerbaits and Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are fair on minnows, hellbenders, and silver slabs. White bass are fair on minnows, troll tubes, and Charlie slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs. Blue catfish are fair on shad. Yellow catfish are fair on live bait.

SAM RAYBURN: Water lightly stained; 78-83 degrees; 0.98' low. Black bass are fair on minnows and dark crankbaits. White bass are good on minnows and small spinnerbaits. Crappie are good on minnows over brush piles in 20-25 feet. Bream are good on nightcrawlers. Catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live bait and cut bait.

STEINHAGEN: 1.69' high. No report available.

TOLEDO BEND: Water stained; 77-81 degrees; 2.82' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon spinnerbaits, crankbaits, and Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are good on white striper jigs. White bass are good on minnows and pet spoons. Crappie are good on minnows and white tube jigs. Bream are good on crickets and nightcrawlers. Channel and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait and liver. Yellow catfish are slow.

PANHANDLE

GREENBELT: Water stained; 79-84 degrees; 37.65' low. Black bass are fair to good on topwaters early, midday switching to crankbaits off points and Texas rigs or jigs around structure. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows and jigs over brush piles. The Old Marina Point ramp is still open.

MACKENZIE: Water stained; 79-83 degrees; 88.22' low. Black bass are fair on buzzbaits and Zell Pops early, midday switching to Texas rigs, jigs and Carolina rigs. No report on striped bass. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers fished under a float. Ramp (hash)1 is still open.

MEREDITH: 96.74' low. No report available.

PALO DURO: 47.93' low. No report available.

WEST

ALAN HENRY: Water lightly stained; 79-86 degrees; 6.98' low. Black bass are good on topwaters early, midday switching to Texas rigs, spoons, jigs and Carolina rigs. Crappie are fair on jigs and live minnows over brush piles and around structure. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers.

ARROWHEAD: Water off color; 79-85 degrees; 9.01' low. Black bass are fair on topwaters, Texas rigs and Rat-L-Traps. Crappie are fair on live minnows under a float. White bass are good on slabs and Rooster Tails. Catfish are fair to good on prepared bait.

COLORADO CITY: 18.76' low. No report available.

FORT PHANTOM HILL: Water clear; 78-87 degrees; 10.93' low. Black bass are fair on Pop-Rs and Zara Spooks early, later switching Carolina rigs, Texas rigs and jigs. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows around deep water structure. White bass are fair to good on slabs. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers.

HUBBARD CREEK: 78-86 degrees; 15.6' low. Black bass are fair to good on topwater early and late, midday switching to Texas rigs, jigs, deep diving crankbaits and drop shot rigs. Crappie are fair to good on jigs and live minnows over brush piles. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and prepared bait.

NASWORTHY: No report available.

OAK CREEK: Water stained; 79-84 degrees; 16.01' low. Black bass are fair to good on Zell Pops early and late, midday switching to Carolina rigs, Texas rigs, jigs and spoons. Crappie are good on jigs and live minnows over brush piles. Catfish are good on chartreuse (use Worm-Glo) nightcrawlers.

O.H. IVIE: Water stained; 79-85 degrees; 41.55' low. Black bass are good on topwaters early and late, midday switching to deep diving crankbaits, Texas rigs, shaky head jigs and wacky rigs. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows. White bass are good on slabs and Humdingers. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and prepared bait.

POSSUM KINGDOM: Water fairly clear; 78-86 degrees; 6.37' low. Black bass are fair to good on drop shot rigs, spoons, shaky heads and Texas rigs with a decent early topwater bite. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs over brush piles and around bridge columns. White bass are good on topwater early — midday on slabs and tail spinners. Striped bass are fair on live shad and Sassy Shad. Catfish are good on prepared bait and nightcrawlers.

SPENCE: 84.85' low. No report available.

STAMFORD: 5.02' low. No report available.

SWEETWATER: Water murky; 79-83 degrees; 15.55' low. Black bass are fair on wacky rigs, Texas rigs, Senkos and jigs. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows. Catfish are fair on chartreuse (use Worm-Glo) nightcrawlers.

WHITE RIVER: Water stained; 80-84 degrees; 25.65' low. Black bass are fair on buzzbaits early, midday switching to Texas rigs and weightless soft plastics. Crappie are fair on live minnows in brush. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers.

COASTAL

NORTH SABINE: Trout are fair to good under birds and pods of shad on soft plastics. Trout are good in the river on live shad. Redfish are good in the marsh on small topwaters.

SOUTH SABINE: Trout are fair to good under birds and pods of shad. Trout are good at the jetty on live bait and topwaters. Sheepshead are good on live shrimp tight to the rocks.

BOLIVAR: Trout are good on the south shoreline on Bass Assassins, Trout Killers and Sand Eels. Black drum, sand trout and redfish are good at Rollover Pass. Trout are good at Rollover Pass in the evening on the outgoing tide. Sharks are good along the beachfront.

TRINITY BAY: Trout are good while working the wells on soft plastics. Redfish are good on live bait around the reefs and in the marsh.

EAST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are good for drifters working deep shell on limetreuse and plum plastics. Trout are good on the south shoreline on topwaters and live bait. Trout are good on croakers on deep shell.

WEST GALVESTON BAY: Trout, sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp and crabs. Trout are good on MirrOlures and live shrimp at San Luis Pass. Offshore is good for red snapper and kingfish.

TEXAS CITY: Trout are fair to good on April Fool's Reef on live shrimp and croakers. Trout are good in the ship channel on live bait and plastics. Redfish are good from the dike on live bait.

FREEPORT: Sand trout, black drum and sheepshead are good on live shrimp on the reefs in Christmas Bay. Trout are good at San Luis Pass on live shrimp and topwaters.

EAST MATAGORDA BAY: Trout are good for drifters on live shrimp over humps and scattered shell. Redfish are fair to good on the edge of the Intracoastal on crabs and mullet.

WEST MATAGORDA BAY: Trout are good on sand and grass humps on soft plastics and topwaters. Redfish are good at the jetty and in the marsh on shrimp and mullet.

PORT O'CONNOR: Trout and redfish are fair to good on topwaters and live bait over sand, grass and shell in San Antonio Bay. Trout are good around Grass Island on topwaters and croakers.

ROCKPORT: Trout are fair to good in the guts and channels on free-lined shrimp. Trout are fair to good over grass while drifting with live shrimp. Redfish are good on mullet on the Estes Flats and around Mud Island.

PORT ARANSAS: Trout, redfish and sheepshead are fair to good at the jetty on shrimp and croakers. Offshore is good for red snapper, ling and kingfish.

CORPUS CHRISTI: Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on Gulps and live shrimp. Redfish are good in the potholes on shrimp.

BAFFIN BAY: Trout are good on topwaters and soft plastics around rocks and grass. Redfish are fair to good in knee-deep water and on the sandy flats on shrimp and gold spoons. Trout are fair to good at Rocky Slough on topwaters and plum plastics.

PORT MANSFIELD: Trout are good on topwaters around sand and grass. Redfish are fair to good while drifting pot holes on small topwaters and live shrimp. Offshore is good for red snapper, ling and kingfish.

SOUTH PADRE: Trout and redfish are good along the sand and grass in South Bay and Mexiquita Flats. Snook are good on live shrimp and topwaters along the edge of the channel.

PORT ISABEL: Trout and redfish are fair to good on the flats on live shrimp and in Airport Cove. Trout are good on the deeper edges and flats in Laguna Vista on topwaters and live shrimp.

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