ATHENS – Water clear, 86–91 degrees; 4.64’ low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged worms, shakyheads and Carolina rigs – midday concentrate on deeper brush piles. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows. Catfish are good on prepared bait.

BASTROP – Water clear; 84–87 degrees. Black bass are fair on chartreuse crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and soft plastics. Crappie are good on minnows and green tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp, liver, and nightcrawlers. Yellow catfish are slow.

BELTON – Water clear; 82–86 degrees; 9.96’ low. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits and soft plastics in coves. Hybrid striper are good on live shad. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.

BRIDGEPORT – Water clear; 85–90 degrees; 13.37’ low. Black bass are good on medium running crankbaits in shad patterns and Texas rigged Jackall Sasuteki Craws on deeper docks. Best colors are green pumpkin with pincers dipped in chartreuse. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid stripers are good on slabs. Channel catfish are fair on cut and prepared bait.

CEDAR CREEK – Water lightly stained; 86–92 degrees; 6.44’ low. Black bass are good on Texas rig worms, shaky heads and finesse jigs around docks – best action is in early morning with deep brush piles producing throughout the day on Carolina rigs. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid stripers are good on live shad. Crappie are fair to good on minnows. Catfish are fair drifting cut shad.

COOPER – Water lightly stained; 85–91 degrees; 10.13’ low. Black bass are good on medium crankbaits and Texas rig worms throughout 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. Catfish are good on prepared bait and cut bait.

FAIRFIELD – Fishing has been slow since the fish kill in September of 2010. TPWD is currently stocking the lake. Redfish and black bass survived the kill in limited numbers.

GIBBONS CREEK – Water clear. Black bass are good on chartreuse and watermelon Carolina rigged soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows and green tube jigs. Catfish are good on stinkbait and live perch.

GRANBURY – Water clear; 85–88 degrees; 5.74’ low. Black bass are fair on chartreuse Rat–L–Traps and soft plastics. Striped bass are fair on chartreuse striper jigs. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on stinkbait, liver, and live bait.

GRAPEVINE – Water clear; 87–92 degrees; 3.68’ low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged worms, finesse jigs, and medium crankbaits along main lake points. Good deep crankbait and football head jig bite along offshore structure as well. Reports of improved shallow water bite as well. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are good on topwaters and Rat–L–Traps. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and cut shad.

JOE POOL – Water clear; 86–92 degrees; 3.09’ low. Black bass are good on Texas rigs, medium crankbaits and jigs. Deep brush piles are best later in day. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are fair to good on prepared baits.

LAVON – Water lightly stained; 87–92 degrees; 10.83’ low. Black bass are good on Texas rig creature baits, topwaters and medium crankbaits. Shallow bite is good early. White bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs around bridge columns. Catfish are good on cut shad and nightcrawlers.

LEWISVILLE     – Water clear; 87–92 degrees; 5.53’ low. Black bass are good on medium running crankbaits, shaky heads and Texas rigged plastics on main lake points in 10–15 feet or football head jigs along same areas. Jackall Flick Shakes around boat stalls are producing too. Shallow bite is improving. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid stripers are fair on slabs and Sassy Shad. Catfish are good on prepared bait.

NAVARRO MILLS – Water stained; 89–92 degrees; 3.43’ low. Black bass to 2 pounds are good on minnows from docks. White bass are good near the dam early. Crappie are fair but mostly small on minnows from fishing docks. Channel catfish are fair on stinkbait and shrimp. Blue catfish are good on trotlines and juglines baited with perch. Yellow catfish are slow.

PALESTINE – Water lightly stained; 86–92 degrees; 5.49’ low. Black bass are good on medium crankbaits, Texas rigged worms and shakyheads. The shallow bite is improving. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Hybrid stripers are fair on slabs, Sassy Shad and live shad. White bass are fair to good on slabs and minnows. Catfish are good on prepared bait.

PROCTOR – Water stained; 86–89 degrees; 10.55’ low. Black bass are good on chartreuse spinnerbaits and Rat–L–Traps. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines baited with shad.

RAY HUBBARD – Water fairly clear; 86–91 degrees; 5.48’ low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits, finesse jigs and medium to deep crankbaits. Topwaters early around rip rap are producing. Crappie are fair on minnows and Road Runners. White bass are excellent on humps in 17–23 feet with hybrids mixed in. Catfish are good on prepared baits.

RAY ROBERTS – Water clear; 86–92 degrees; 3.93’ low. Black bass are fair on Gene Larew Salt Flickrs rigged on a shaky head and 3/4oz. Revenge football head jigs in chameleon/chartreuse on main lake points with rock.