Fishing Report on Texas Lakes

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Lake Meredith: GOOD. Water stained; 80 degrees; 53.99 feet low. As the dog days of summer set in, try fishing a little deeper. Bass are good on minnows and artificial baits. Catfish are good on live, stinks, and punch baits. Crappie are excellent with minnows being the ticket here, but small jigs and small crankbaits will work too. White bass are excellent on minnows, grubs and crankbaits. Trout are slow, some still being caught on power baits and small spinners. Walleye are excellent with many limits on minnows, crawlers, crankbaits, grubs, and jig heads tipped with minnows. Please be safe, and watch weather reports. Life vests save lives. Report by Kenneth Wysong, SharKens Honey hole.

Arrowhead: GOOD. Water lightly stained; 85 degrees; 3.57 feet low. Catfish are out in deeper water on and main lake flats. Sand bass have been schooling by the dam. Crappie are good on brush piles in 15-20 feet of water on jigs and minnows. Report by Brandon Brown, Brown’s Guide Service.

Lake Greenbelt: FAIR. Water stained; 77 degrees; 42.30 feet low. Fish are moving to deeper water and shade. Catfish are good at night with cheese bait and cut bait. Crappie are fair with minnows and small jigs on brush piles and standing timber. Largemouth bass fair with an early morning topwater bite, and using crankbaits and spinner baits on grass lines. Sand bass are good schooling on humps biting silver spoons. Walleye are good scattered all over the lake on crappie jigs, buzz bait and minnows.

White River: SLOW. Water stained; 79 degrees; 23.44 feet low. Fishing has been slow. Carp are biting on dough bait. Largemouth bass are fair on the edge of deep grass and rocks with soft plastics. Crappie are slow on brush. Catfish are fair on commercial baits.

Alan Henry: FAIR. Water clear; 81 degrees; 7.73 feet low. Texas heat and fishing patterns persist. Crappie are good in 25-40 feet of water over trees with minnows. The night bite good under green lights in 35 feet of water. Report provided by Randy Britton, Lake Alan Henry Crappie Guide.

Nasworthy: GOOD. Water murky; 86 degrees. 0.97 feet low. Bass are fair in the reeds and around boat docks using soft plastics and topwater lures. Crappie are good in the reeds, around docks, and the bridge using black and chartreuse crappie jigs and minnows. Catfish are good by the dam and in the river, using cut bait and stink bait. Report provided by the Angelo State Fishing Team.

Hubbard Creek: GOOD. Water Stained; 78 degrees; 4.49 feet low. White bass can be found schooling along islands and main lake points in 15-25 feet of water. Blade baits and MAL lure are very effective. Bow fishing is fair due to water clarity. Report by Clayton Lohse, Respect the Fish Guide Service.

Information in this fishing report is from Texas Parks and Wildlife, Bitly link: https://bit.ly/2WY3ARx.

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