Fishing Report on Texas Lakes


Lake Meredith: FAIR. Water stained; 78 degrees; 49.73 feet low. The night bite is good at the docks after 10 p.m. Walleye are good in 30-40 feet of water using minnows. Sand bass are good early morning in the shallows on minnows. Catfish are good on crawlers and blood baits at Spring Canyon and Stilling Basin. Largemouth bass are good on early morning topwater.

Stamford: FAIR. Water stained; 79 degrees; 0.05 feet high. Fishing patterns remain consistent. Largemouth bass are good fishing north near the dam and plant depths on Carolina-rigged soft plastic worms and jigs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs on fallen timber and humps. White bass are fair on points with live shad. Catfish are fair on live bait and stinkbait.

Lake Greenbelt: SLOW. Water stained; 87 degrees; 38.41 feet low. Summer fishing patterns persist. Black bass are slow as due to the heat, fish deeper waters. Catfish are fair on live bait, suspending bait 3 feet from the bottom. Walleye are fair as they have been more challenging this year than in previous years. Sunfish and crappie are good when fishing shallow structures with live bait. White bass are slow.

White River: FAIR. Water stained; 87 degrees; 19.83 feet low. Summer fishing patterns remain consistent to weeks past. Largemouth bass continue to be fair try around the dam and in deeper water with rocks, vegetation, and drops, fishing minnows, bumping worms, jigs, and crankbait. Crappie are fair on jigs or minnows above vegetation and in structures less than 7 feet. Walleye are good on minnows. Channel Catfish are good on dough bait and minnows on the bottom.

Alan Henry: FAIR. Water clear; 84 degrees; 1.19 feet low. The fall fishing pattern transition is just around the corner as the lake temperature begins to decline. There has been a massive shad spawn as well, bringing the fish out to feed. Black bass spotted bass, and largemouth bass are good with success using earthworms. Fish are schooling up, so use depth finders to locate. Fish with jigs and earthworms. Crappie are good on minnows seeking out the structures. Catfish are fair on live bait, cut bait, and stinkbait.

Arrowhead: GOOD. Water lightly stained; 80 degrees; 1.14 feet low. Summer fishing patterns persist, but as the water temperature continues to cool, the pattern will change. Channel and blue catfish are good using cheese bait over baited holes or drifting with fresh cut shad. There is plenty of shade to be found. When you find it, you may find other catches mixed in. Black and white bass are slow. Crappie are good in deeper water using minnows and jigs.

Possum Kingdom: GOOD. Water lightly stained; 82 degrees; 0.26 feet low. Fishing is starting to transition into the Fall pattern. Stripers are good using downriggers while trolling, some topwater action as well. Catfish are fair on cut bait..

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