Fishing Report on Texas Lakes


Lake Meredith: SLOW. Water stained; 75 degrees; 50.84 feet low. Black bass are fair on rocky drops, mid lake, and ledges on spinners, Carolina rigged worms, and crankbait. Walleye are good on crankbaits, live worms, and minnows moving around 6-8 feet. Crappie are good with minnows and jigs. Channel catfish are fair on cut bait and live bait near steep drops of the dam.

O.H. Ivie: GOOD. Water clear; 74 degrees; 13.86 feet low. Black bass are fair on points and deeper vegetation with soft plastic worms and crankbaits. Crappie are good on jigs on the west side of the lake and using afternoon shade as primetime. Catfish are good on stink, live, and cut bait. White bass are fair.

Lake Greenbelt: FAIR. Water stained; 75 degrees; 38.60 feet low. Black bass are slow to fair as the fish seem to be struggling with regular habitat deep. Catfish are fair on live bait suspending bait 3 feet from the bottom. Walleye are fair slowly reeling around 4-6 feet. Sunfish and crappie are good in coves but lacking structure helps them pile up in areas. White bass are slow.

White River: SLOW. Water stained; 74-76 degrees; 22.46 feet low. Drought conditions continue to be in place. Please check boat ramp access. Largemouth bass are fair working the river channel as deep as possible. Try some spinners, crankbaits, jigs, and bottom bumping worms across structure. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows. Walleye are great on spinners and crankbait moving deeper than normal but ledges and rounded points. Channel Cats are great on live, cut and stink bait. All other species of catfish are slow.

Alan Henry: GOOD. Water clear 74 degrees; 0.16 feet high. Black bass are good using topwater early morning then we are seeing deep aggressive fish between 20-30 feet on worms, spinners, and cranks. Crappie remain great on minnows. Catfish are fair on live, cut and stink bait. Watch for high boat traffic on the weekends.

Arrowhead: FAIR. Water stained; 73-76 degrees; 0.19 feet low. Largemouth bass are fair early using topwater or fast-moving shallow jigs, and under docks and bridges during the day and evenings with shad or shad like baits. Crappie are good on live minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on cheese bait, stink bait and shrimp with some increased activity beyond dusk.

Twin Buttes: FAIR. Water Stained. 74 Degrees. 12.73 feet low. Black bass are fair moving away from and along points, seeking cooler water and shade in the daytime. Live minnows are still good, suspended about 8 feet of depth off points. For tackle only fisherman use spinners, jigs, and worms. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs coming out of creeks, vegetation, and in structure. White bass are fair on an Alabama rig further off points. Catfish are fair on live and prepped baits.

Information in this fishing report is from Texas Parks and Wildlife, Bitly link:


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