Week of June 7, 2023
FAIR. Water clear; 75 degrees; 2.87 feet below pool. Creeks are muddy with floating debris and the main lake is somewhat clear. Crappie are good in 25-30 feet on jigs and minnows. Report by Randy Britton, Lake Alan Henry Crappie Guide.
GOOD. Water lightly stained; 78 degrees; 5.63 feet below pool. Catfish are good drifting in 20-25 feet of water with fresh cut shad. Crappie are good at the state park piers and bridges. Report by Brandon Brown, Brown’s Guide Service.
SLOW. Water stained; 70 degrees; 43.96 feet below pool. The lake is up after the recent rains and water is murky. Fishing should improve for all species. Crappie are good on submerged trees using small jigs. Sand bass are good on minnows. Catfish are good on minnows and jugs.
FAIR. Water Stained; 77 degrees; 8.34 feet below pool. Bass and crappie are in a post spawn pattern pushing offshore to brush piles. If you can find hydrilla there should be bass biting on soft plastics, or topwaters. Crappie can be caught on minnows or jigs. White bass should be schooling on wind blown humps. Blue catfish can be caught on trotlines and juglines.
GOOD. Water stained; 72-74 degrees; 46.45 feet below pool. The mud line is moving west as the lake is clearing up. Fishing patterns are holding steady as we enter the first week of June. Bass are excellent on minnows and artificials. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers, chicken liver, minnows and frozen shad. Crappie are fair to good on jigs and minnows. White bass are excellent on minnows, and jig heads with a curly tailed grub. Trout are slow on minnows, powerbaits, worms, small spinners and flies. Walleye are good to excellent on crankbaits, minnows and artificials. Special THANK YOU to our community for the outpour of support in our time of distress. We plan to reopen and will be back soon. Lots of fish being caught on Meredith! Best of luck to ya! Hope this helps you enjoy Lake Meredith. Please be safe out there, watch weather reports. Life vests save lives. Report by Kenneth Wysong, SharKens Honey Hole.
GOOD. Water stained; 75 degrees; 6.20 feet below pool. Bass are good on soft plastics. White bass are good trolling with slabs. Blue and channel catfish are good on juglines. Crappie are in 8-10 feet of water.
GOOD. Water stained; 78 degrees; 2 4 . 5 6 feet below pool. Fishing is good for all species and patterns remain cons i s t e n t . L a r g e m o u t h bass are good using soft plastics throughout the day, and topwater baits early in the morning. White bass are fair with live bait and crankbaits. Crappie good using minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on live bait or cut bait. Report by Concho Park and Marina.
GOOD. Water clear; 78-81 degrees; 2.88 feet below pool. Striper fishing is amazing and live bait is still key. Some are starting to be caught on topwaters and jigs in white, chartreuse, and silver are good colors. Look for them in 20-50 feet of water. Sand bass are fair in 20-40 feet of water using small live shad and a few on topwaters. White and silver are good colors. Catfish are fair with cut shad or cut carp fished on bottom in 2-20 feet of water. They are close to spawning. Water clarity is 4-15 feet depending on location. Report by TJ Ranft, Ranft Guide Service.
SLOW. Water normal stain; 78 degrees; 1.57 feet below pool. Crappie are fair in 10 feet of water with jigs or minnows. Bass are good in the shallows near rocks hitting minnows and soft plastics. Catfish are good noodling near the rocks, or on jug lines on the main lake. Report by Anchor Marina.