Fishing Report


Alan Henry-GOOD. Water clear; 79 degrees; 0.69 feet above pool. Crappie are good in 20-25 feet of water over brush with minnows. Report by The Bait Shop, Post, Texas.

Arrowhead-GOOD. Water lightly stained; 80 degrees; 3.68 feet below pool. Catfish are good drifting on the main part of the lake with fresh cut shad. The lake is on the rise. Report by Brandon Brown, Brown’s Guide Service.

Cisco-GOOD. Water stained; 80 degrees; 11.89 feet below pool. Bass and crappie are good on minnows in 10 feet of water. Report by Lake Cisco Rentals.

Coleman-SLOW. Water stained; 78 degrees; 2.37 feet below pool. Lake Coleman continues to rise receiving over 5 feet of water in the last week, and is off-colored. Expect the bite to slow, and fish to explore new submerged vegetation. Largemouth bass are biting topwaters in the morning.

Ft. Phantom Hill-GOOD. Water stained; 78 degrees; 5.96 feet below pool. Lake has risen, and the clarity is off-colored. Hybrids can be caught trolling, or using forward facing sonar casting rattle traps, or bouncing spoons into a school. The lake has recently been restocked with hybrid stripers, and with about 11,000 Sharelunker largemouth bass fingerlings.

Greenbelt-FAIR. Water normal stain; 75 degrees; 46.75 feet below pool. Crappie are in standing timber and shallow along the shore. Sand bass are good. Catfish are good sizes. A few catches of largemouth bass.

Hubbard Creek-GOOD. Water Stained; 79 degrees; 11.80 feet below pool. Crappie are good in shallow water off of rocks or standing timber. Bass should be off of vegetation on soft plastics. The lake has not received as much rain as other area lakes and vegetation has not returned like in years past.

Meredith-FAIR. Water stained; 72 degrees; 46.26 feet below pool. High winds in the forecast for the weekend. Bass are good on minnows and artificials. Catfish are fair with crawlers, minnows, chicken liver and frozen shad. Crappie are fair with artificial baits and minnows. White bass are excellent on just about anything. Trout are slow, slow and slow on powerbaits, minnows, worms, small spinners, spoons and flies. Walleye are excellent on minnows, grubs, and other artificial baits. Lots of 14-15 inch fish being caught on trolling flicker shad. The bite on all species seems to be improving, with the exception of trout in the stilling basin. Please be safe out there, watch weather reports. Life vests save lives. Report by Kenneth Wysong, SharKens Honey Hole.

Millers Creek-GOOD. Water stained; 75 degrees; 0.40 feet below pool. Water levels have risen in the last few weeks, totaling close to 8 feet so far for the year. Crappie are good shallow along the edges of the shore and should start to transition to brush piles. Blue catfish are good in the rocks near the dam, and on jug lines near creek channels. There is a scheduled closure to spray the trees in order to control the brush on the dam and emergency spillway from June 16-22.

Nasworthy-FAIR. Water slightly stained; 84 degrees. 0.42 feet below pool. Consecutive days of triple digit weather in the forecast. The best bite will be early morning and later in the evening. The bass bite has been good on white chatterbait or spinnerbaits early morning and evening. Midday flipping soft plastics around reed bases in 1-3 feet of water is the ticket to catch shaded up largemouth bass. Also look out for the shad spawn as predatory fish are keying in on this pattern. Crappie were good around boat docks on chartreuse jigs and catfish were fair on cut bait and stink bait around river channel bends. Report provided by the Angelo State Fishing Team.

O.C. Fisher-SLOW. Water stained; 80 degrees; 52.24 feet below pool. Few reports and anglers fishing due to low lake levels.

O.H. Ivie-GOOD. Water slightly stained; 80 degrees; 29.12 feet below pool. Lake level steady. Black bass are fair and moving into summer transition areas. Bass are being caught primarily on 10 inch worms and plums in plum apples and red bug colors. Also Jigs and topwater early 8-18 feet depths. Crappie are slow on minnows. White bass are fair on crankbaits, rattle traps and spinnerbaits. Catfish are good on jug lines and still some being caught on cheese bait and cut shad.

Oak Creek-SLOW. Water lightly stained; 76 degrees; 16.31 feet below pool. Anglers are reporting success using several methods. We have received reports of bass being caught using deep crankbaits, and Excite Maximus worms on ¾ ounce jig heads. Crappie reports are starting to improve. Crappie are schooled up on brush piles and trees being caught on small crappie jigs. Anglers utilizing forward facing sonar are reporting success. Catfish are being caught on jug lines and trotlines with live bait. Shore anglers are reporting good catches using stink bait. Report by Bronte Guns and Tackle Pro Staff.

Possum Kingdom-GOOD. Water stained; 87 degrees; 0.19 above pool. Striper are fair to good on live bait, but some can be caught using artificial baits in 30-70 feet of water. Spoons are putting a few fish in the boat. Downriggers are not catching any fish at all. Good colors are white, chartreuse, and silver. Sand bass are fair with fish scattered in small groups. Look for them in 10-20 feet of water with live shad or small slabs and jigs white, and silver are good colors. Catfish are fair in 30-40 feet of water with cut shad. Water clarity is steady at 2-10 feet of visibility. The north end of the lake is still muddy but clearing up. Report by TJ Ranft, Ranft Guide Service. Largemouth bass are in 20-30 feet of water on ledges and points with crankbaits, Texas rigged worms, jigs and swimbaits. There is an early topwater bite. Report by JK Outdoors Bass Fishing Guide.

Proctor-GOOD. Water stained; 75 degrees; 1.53 feet below pool. The lake is finally over 87-percent full. Catfish are good on trotlines with shad, or fishing with cut bait or stinkbait. Fish newly submerged structures for bass.

Spence-SLOW. Water stained; 80 degrees. 48.31 feet below pool. Bass are good on soft plastic baits in the brush along shorelines in 4- 12 feet of water. Reports of fair topwater action using walking baits and frogs. The catfish bite has been fair to good. Reports of blue catfish and yellows are being reported on cut carp or shad, and stink bait. The yellow catfish are being caught on live bait as well. White bass bite has been reported as fair. Some anglers are reporting catching WB on spoons. Report by Bronte Guns and Tackle Pro Staff.

Stamford-FAIR. Water stained; 80 degrees; 0.44 feet above pool. Largemouth bass are slow with three fish stringers up to 8 pounds. Target the cattails with straight worms or creature baits. Very little crappie or catfish action on the water. Another influx of water in the lake this week, so expect the bite to be slow until the water stabilizes.

Twin Buttes-GOOD. Water stained. 84 degrees; 34.82 feet below pool. Early morning for a few hours is the best bite. White bass busting on shad at daylight hitting topwaters, or slabs. Under the lights at night with minnows or shad. Catfish are fair early in the morning with cheese bait. Mostly catches of smaller sized fish due to the warmer water. Water level is very low, so launching may be difficult. Report by Captain Michael Peterson, 4 Reel Fun Guide Service.

White River-FAIR. Water normal stain; 79 degrees; 20.19 feet below pool. Catfish are good with a 38 pound catfish caught with blood bait. Crappie are fair.