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ALAN HENRY Water lightly stained; 57 degrees; 1.26' low. Black bass are slow on dark jigs suspended in timber and along rocky drop-offs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs.

AMISTAD Water clear; 52-59 degrees; 7.31' low. Black bass are good on pumpkinseed crankbaits and spinnerbaits, and tequila sunrise soft plastics. Striped bass are fair on silver slabs and large redfins. White bass are good on silver slabs and small crankbaits. Catfish are good on cheesebait, shrimp, and liver. Yellow catfish are slow.

ARROWHEAD Water lightly stained; 57 degrees; 2.11' low. Black bass are fair on chatter baits at backs of coves and crankbaits off rocky areas. Crappie are good on minnows off the derricks and state park docks, and east side bridges suspended 7-12 feet deep. White bass are fair trolling and jigging with silver slabs near Pawnee Point hump and sailboat cove. Blue Catfish are good on cheese punchbait around flooded brush in the mid-lake.

ATHENS Water lightly stained, 42-47 degrees; 0.20' high. Black bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on cut and prepared bait.

BASTROP     Water clear. Black bass are good on Rat-L-Traps and chartreuse jigs. Crappie are good on minnows over brush piles in 15 - 20 feet. Channel and blue catfish are fair on stinkbait and liver. Yellow catfish are slow.

BELTON Water fairly clear; 52 degrees; 0.43' high. Black bass are good on Rat-L-Traps and yellow/blue jigs. Hybrid striper are fair trolling Rat-L-Traps. White bass are fair on minnows under lights at night in 20 feet. Crappie are good on minnows under lights at night in 20 feet. Channel and blue catfish are good on hot dogs. Yellow catfish are good on trotlines and juglines baited with live perch.

BOB SANDLIN Water clear; 41-46 degrees; 0.74' low. Black bass are fair on drop shot rigs, Texas rigs and jigs. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on slabs and jigging spoons. Catfish are fair on prepared bait.

BRAUNIG Water stained; 59-68 degrees. Black bass are good on crankbaits and dark soft plastic worms in the reeds and near the jetty and dam. Striped bass are excellent on liver and shad at Dead Tree Point, and down rigging silver and gold spoons and marble spinners near the dam. Redfish are slow. Channel catfish are excellent on liver, shrimp, cheesebait, and cut bait near the spillway and the intake. Blue catfish are good on cut bait.

BRIDGEPORT Water lightly stained; 42-47 degrees; 3.7' low. Black bass are fair on Carolina rigs, crankbaits and jigs. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs around ledges and drop-offs. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair to good on live shad and slabs. Catfish are fair on prepared bait.

BROWNWOOD Water clear to stained; 58 degrees; 1.96' low. Black bass are fair on chartreuse jigs and watermelon/gold soft plastics in 10 - 25 feet. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on Li'l Fishies and minnows over brush piles in 10 - 25 feet. Channel catfish are good on stinkbait, minnows, and frozen shrimp in 15 - 30 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.

BUCHANAN Water clear; 57 degrees; 2.10' low. Black bass are fair on Rattlin' Rogues, Carolina rigged black/blue lizards, 1/8oz. black/chartreuse Curb's hair jigs with smoke/gold flake JDC RocKraw trailers, and blue flake Whacky Sticks on jigheads along ledges in 12 - 20 feet. Striped bass are fair drifting live bait in 28 feet, and trolling white/chartreuse Curbs striper jigs and Rattlin' Rogues. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on crappie minnows over brush piles in 12 - 15 feet. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.

CADDO Water stained; 40-47 degrees; 0.31' high. Black bass are fair on tubes, Texas rigs and jigs. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Yellow bass are fair on jigs and shrimp. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and prepared bait.

CALAVERAS Water stained; 58-66 degrees. Black bass are good on dark soft plastic worms, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits around reed beds and near the dam. Striped bass are slow. Redfish are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are excellent on liver, shrimp, and cheesebait near the railroad trestle and 181 Cove. Yellow catfish are slow.

CANYON LAKE Water clear; 58 degrees; 0.18' high. Black bass are fair on Carolina rigged lizards in 15 - 25 feet, 1/8oz. pumpkin/chartreuse hair jigs with JDC Pebble Craw trailers, and Texas rigged blue flake Scoundrel worms on shaky jigheads along break lines and ledges. Striped bass are fair to good trolling 1/4oz. white Curbs striper jigs and vertically jigging Pirk Minnows and Spoiler Shads. White bass are fair jigging Pirk Minnows and 1/4oz. Blade Baits along the main river channel at mid lake in 40 feet. Smallmouth bass are fair to good on JDC smoke/red flake tubes, tomato red curl tail grubs, and matching drop shot worms along ledges and over rock piles in 10 - 25 feet. Crappie are fair on minnows and crappie jigs upriver. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.

CEDAR CREEK Water lightly stained; 41-47 degrees; 1.07' low. Black bass are fair on crankbaits, jigs and Texas rigs. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on live bait, Sassy Shad and slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on prepared bait and chartreuse nightcrawlers (use Worm-Glo).

CHOKE CANYON Water lightly stained; 49-58 degrees; 0.83' low. Black bass are good on heavy jigs and large soft plastic lizards in the grass, and fair on crankbaits. White bass are fair on minnows upriver. Crappie are slow but some large ones caught on minnows. Drum are fair on live worms. Channel and blue catfish are good on punchbait in 2 - 7 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.

COLEMAN Water clear; 59 degrees. Black bass are slow to fair on watermelon red soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits. Hybrid striper are fair on minnows and white striper jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are good on stinkbait and frozen shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow.

COLETO CREEK Water clear; 64 degrees (76 degrees at discharge); 0.49' low. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are good on live perch and stinkbait in 12 - 20 feet. Yellow catfish are good on trotlines baited with live perch in 12 - 20 feet.

COLORADO CITY Water clear; 63 degrees; 4.92' low. Black bass are slow. Crappie are slow. White bass are slow. Catfish are slow.

COLORADO RIVER (At Colorado Bend State Park) Water murky. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on minnows and slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers, stinkbait, and frozen shrimp in deep holes.

CONROE Water clear; 49-54 degrees; 0.34' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon soft plastics, crankbaits, and Rat-L-Traps in 15 - 30 feet. Striped bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on stinkbait, liver, and frozen shrimp.

COOPER Water lightly stained; 42-46 degrees; 0.23' high. Black bass are fair on medium diving shad pattern crankbaits, Texas and jigs. Crappie are fair on jigs and minnows. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs, live shad and Sassy Shad. Catfish are fair on prepared bait.

FAIRFIELD Water fairly clear; 51-72 degrees. No report available.

FALCON Water stained; 56-60 degrees. Black bass are slow to fair on white and white/chartreuse spinnerbaits. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on frozen shrimp and cut bait. Yellow catfish are slow.

FAYETTE Water clear; 64 degrees. Black bass are fair on watermelon and chartreuse Carolina rigged soft plastics and Rat-L-Traps. Channel and blue catfish are slow.

FORK Water fairly clear; 42-48 degrees; 0.3' low. Black bass are fair to good on jigs, Rat-L-Traps and Carolina rigged Baby Brush Hogs. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on live and prepared bait.

FT. PHANTOM HILL Water clear; 62 degrees; 1.21' low. Black bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on live baits. Catfish are slow on live baits.

GIBBONS CREEK Water clear. Black bass are fair on watermelon red and watermelon/white soft plastics and crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on frozen shrimp and stinkbait.

GRANBURY Water clear; 1.33' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon and watermelon red soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on frozen shrimp and stinkbait.

GRANGER Water murky; 53 degrees; 0.42' high. Black bass are slow. White bass are fair on white roadrunners upriver. Crappie are fair on jigs tipped with Berkley Crappie Nibbles in 14 feet. Blue catfish are fair on cut bait and shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

GRAPEVINE Water fairly clear; 41-49 degrees; 1.44' low. Black bass are fair to good on crankbaits, Texas and shaky head rigs. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on prepared bait and chartreuse (use Worm-Glo) nightcrawlers.

GREENBELT Water lightly stained; 39 degrees; 25.11' low. Black bass are slow on jigs tight to timber, and live baits during mid-afternoon. Crappie are fair on jigs and minnows. White bass are fair on live baits and jerkbaits along riprap. Smallmouth bass are fair on shad-colored crankbaits along riprap. Walleye are fair on slabs tipped with live bait. Catfish are fair on live baits.

HOUSTON COUNTY Water clear; 51 degrees; 0.59' high. Black bass to 4 pounds are very good on Rat-L-Traps and watermelon red soft plastics on the north side of the dam in 12 - 16 feet. Crappie are good on live minnows near the Golden Acres subdivision in 14 - 18 feet. Bream are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with shad.

HUBBARD CREEK Water lightly stained; 57 degrees; 2.48' low. Black bass are fair on minnows, and dark jigs suspended in timber. Crappie are fair on jigs and minnows. White bass and hybrid striper are fair on live baits. Catfish are fair on prepared baits.

JOE POOL Water off color; 42-48 degrees; 1.15' low. Black bass are fair on crankbaits, Rat-L-Traps and Texas rigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on prepared baits and nightcrawlers.

LAKE O' THE PINES Water lightly stained; 42-48 degrees; 0.68' high. Black bass are fair on Rat-L-Traps, jigs and Carolina rigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs in 15-25 feet. Catfish are good on prepared bait and chartreuse (use Worm-Glo) nightcrawlers.

LAVON Water lightly stained; 42-47 degrees; 3.29' low. Black bass are fair to good on jerkbaits, Carolina rigs, crankbaits and drop shot rigs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and prepared bait.

LBJ Water stained; 58 degrees; 5.08' low. The lake is being drawn down five feet to allow homeowners to clean up damage and debris from the flood of July 2007. It will be refilled beginning 25 Feb. Most boat ramps will be unusable, and the channel will be dangerous.

LEWISVILLE Water off color; 42-48 degrees; 0.73' low. Black bass are fair on Rat-L-Traps, Carolina rigs, drop shot rigs and shad pattern crankbaits. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair to good on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs and Sassy Shad. Catfish are good on prepared bait and chartreuse (use Worm-Glo) nightcrawlers.

LIVINGSTON Water fairly clear; 58 degrees; 0.27' high. Black bass to 4 pounds are fair on crankbaits and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows in the creeks. Blue catfish are good on shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

MACKENZIE Water lightly stained; 42 degrees; 73.64' low. Black bass are slow on jigs and live bait. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass and striped bass are fair on minnows. Smallmouth bass are fair on jerkbaits. Walleye are fair on minnows and slabs. Catfish are fair on live baits.

MARTIN CREEK 3.58' low. No report available.

MEREDITH Water lightly stained; 41 degrees; 73.17' low. Black bass are slow on crankbaits and Carolina-rigs off secondary points. Crappie are fair on jigs and minnows. White bass are good on live bait and shad-colored crankbaits during mid-afternoon. Smallmouth bass are fair on shad-colored crankbaits and live baits. Walleye are fair on bottom bounders and slabs tipped with minnows along drop-offs and rocky humps. Channel catfish are fair on prepared baits.

MONTICELLO 1.22' low. Black bass are fair to good on drop shot rigs, Rat-L-Traps and Carolina rigs. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on prepared bait.

NASWORTHY Water lightly stained; 58 degrees. Black bass are fair on slow-rolled shad-colored spinnerbaits and live baits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Redfish are fair. White bass and striped bass are fair on live baits. Catfish are fair on minnows and cut shad.

NAVARRO MILLS Water murky; 60 degrees; 0.94' low. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on red/chartreuse tailed tube jigs off docks. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

O.H. IVIE Water lightly stained; 56 degrees; 10.89' low. Black bass are fair on slow-rolled spinnerbaits on secondary points, and live baits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on live baits. Smallmouth bass are fair on live baits. Channel catfish are fair on live baits.

OAK CREEK Water lightly stained; 55 degrees; 0.54' low. Black bass are slow on live baits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on cut baits.

PALESTINE Water lightly stained; 42-47 degrees; 0.23' high. Black bass are fair on crankbaits, Rat-L-Traps, Carolina rigs and jigs. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs, Sassy Shad and live shad. White bass are fair to good on slabs and minnows. Catfish are fair on prepared bait and chartreuse nightcrawlers (use Worm-Glo).

PALO DURO Water lightly stained; 38 degrees; 57.04' low. Black bass are slow. Crappie are fair on jigs and minnows. Smallmouth bass are slow. Walleye are slow on live bait. Channel catfish are fair.

POSSUM KINGDOM     Water stained; 51 degrees; 1.57' low. Black bass are slow on shad-colored crankbaits along mid-lake points at 7-10 feet. White bass are fair on silver slabs suspended 23-30 feet near Costello Island. Catfish are good on set lines baited with shad along the river channel.

PROCTOR Water clear; 47 degrees; 0.31' low. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are fair on juglines baited with cut shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

RAY HUBBARD Water lightly stained; 41-48 degrees; 0.01' low. Black bass are fair to good on white or chrome crankbaits, Carolina rigs and drop shot rigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair to good on slabs and dead-sticking Sassy Shad. Catfish are fair on cut and prepared bait.

RAY ROBERTS Water stained; 42-46 degrees; 0.49' low. Black bass are slow. No reports on crappie. White bass are good on CC Jigging Spoons. No reports on catfish.

RICHLAND CHAMBERS     Water off color; 41-47 degrees; 1.62' low. Black bass are fair to good on Rat-L-Traps, crankbaits and jigs. White bass are fair to good on slabs and live minnows. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs and live shad. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on prepared baits and nightcrawlers.

SAM RAYBURN Water stained; 62 degrees; 5.40' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon red soft plastics, crankbaits, and Rat-L-Traps. White bass are fair on live minnows and white spinnerbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Bream are fair on worms. Catfish are good on frozen shrimp and stinkbait.

SOMERVILLE Water stained; 0.03' low. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and green and black tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are good on stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.

SPENCE Water lightly stained; 56 degrees; 48.97' low. Black bass are slow. Crappie are slow. White bass are slow. Striped bass and hybrid striper are slow. Catfish are slow.

STAMFORD Water lightly stained; 50 degrees; 0.37' low. Black bass are slow. Crappie are slow. White and striped bass are fair on live baits. Catfish are fair on live baits.

STEINHAGEN 1.44' high. No report available.

STILLHOUSE Water clear; 59 degrees; 0.35' high. Black bass are fair on minnows. White bass are fair on minnows and slabs in 10 - 15 feet. Crappie are good on worms and minnows. Channel and blue catfish are good on hot dogs and chicken livers. Yellow catfish are slow.

SWEETWATER Water lightly stained; 50 degrees; 4.50' low. Black bass are slow. Crappie are slow. White bass are slow. Catfish are slow.

TAWAKONI Water lightly stained; 42-46 degrees; 1.87' low. Black bass are fair on Carolina and Texas rigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on slabs. Striped bass and hybrid striper are fair on live shad and slabs. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers and prepared bait.

TEXOMA Water stained to clear on the north end; 43-48 degrees; 0.96' low. Black bass are fair on Carolina rigs, Rat-L-Traps, drop shot rigs and chrome/red jerkbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Striped bass are fair on Sassy Shad, slabs and live shad - fairly easy to find fish, but the bite is inconsistent. Catfish are fair on prepared baits and chartreuse (use Worm-Glo) nightcrawlers.

TOLEDO BEND Water clear; 61 degrees; 3.19' low. Black bass are fair on dark red soft plastics, and on white spinnerbaits and crankbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Bream are fair on worms. Channel and blue catfish are good on live bait, frozen shrimp, and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.

TRAVIS Water clear; 57 degrees; 1.77' high. Black bass to 5 pounds are good on black worms, chrome spoons, and firetiger crankbaits in 15 - 35 feet. Striped bass to 5 pounds are fair on shad crankbaits and chrome spoons in 32 - 50 feet. White bass are good on minnows, white grubs, and chrome spoons in 35 - 55 feet. Crappie are fair on minnows and pink and white tube jigs in 18 - 40 feet. Channel and blue catfish to 7 pounds are fair on nightcrawlers and bloodbait in 35 - 48 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.

WALTER E. LONG Water clear; 61 degrees. Black bass are good but small on minnows along the shoreline. Hybrid striper are good on minnows and green soft plastic worms at the gravel pit and the hot water outlet. White bass are fair on minnows and green soft plastic worms at the gravel pit and the hot water outlet. Crappie are good on minnows and red wigglers near the dam. Channel and blue catfish are good on crickets and shrimp at the gravel pit. Yellow catfish are slow.

WEATHERFORD Water stained; 42-47 degrees; 2.43' low. Black bass are fair on crankbaits, jigs and Carolina rigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Channel catfish are fair on worms and prepared bait. White bass are fair on slabs and live minnows.

WHITE RIVER Water lightly stained; 54 degrees; 29.04' low. Black bass are fair on Carolina-rigged live baits along secondary points and humps. Crappie are fair on jigs and minnows. Walleye are fair on live baits. Channel catfish are fair on live baits.

WHITNEY Water stained; 6.35' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon red soft plastics, Rat-L-Traps, and crankbaits. Striped bass are fair on minnows and chartreuse striper jigs. White bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs. Catfish are good on frozen shrimp, hot dogs, and stinkbait.

WICHITA Water turbid; 57 degrees; 1.60' low. Crappie are fair. White bass and hybrid striped bass are fair on live shad in front of the dry spillway and dam. Crappie are fair. Channel catfish are good drift fishing with punch bait and on trotlines baited with shad. Boat launching is difficult due to low water conditions.

WRIGHT PATMAN Water lightly stained; 41-47 degrees; 3.39' high. Black bass are fair to good on jigs, Carolina rigs, Rat-L-Traps and crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on prepared baits and chartreuse (use Worm-Glo) nightcrawlers.