Lake Meredith: GOOD. Water stained; 68 degrees; 51.11 feet low. Fishing conditions are ideal for fishing. People are catching walleye, sand bass, and catfish in 30-40 feet of water using minnows, crawlers, grubs, and slabs. The gas wells, arrowhead island, and bugaboo have been hot spots. Report by Kenneth Wysong, SharKens Honey hole.
Cisco: GOOD. Water stained; 59 degrees; 2.50 feet low. Largemouth bass are fair on crankbait and soft plastic rigs in the early mornings and later in the evenings fishing the northern portion of the lake. Sunfish are good on cutworms under structures or vegetation. Crappie remain fair on jigs and minnows. Catfish have been fair on stinkbait, chicken livers, and cut shad.
Lake Greenbelt: SLOW. Water stained; 42 degrees; 39.50 feet low. There are few fishermen out on the lake as the Fall weather settles in. Catfishing on jugs has been reported.
White River: SLOW. Water stained; 63 degrees; 20.94 feet low. Fishing is slow, with few reports coming in. Largemouth bass and stripers are fair in shallow water using plastics. Crappie are fair on minnows around rock structures. There are a few reports of crappie being caught from the banks. Walleye are good on minnows. Channel catfish are good on dough bait and minnows on the bottom.
Alan Henry: FAIR. Water clear; 66 degrees; 2.63 feet low. Fishing at Alan Henry is excellent. On the days leading up to a cold front, the fish feed heavily. Black bass are good, with great catches on top waters, swim jigs, spoons, and the Kraken large square bill that dives to 10 feet. Crappie are biting on jigs tipped with small minnows. Report by Phillip Pool, Gone Fish’n Guide Service.
Arrowhead: GOOD. Water lightly stained; 55 degrees; 1.83 feet low. Gizzard shad population is way up. Fish are 7-12 feet deep. Catfish are good on fresh-cut shad. Crappie are still good out of the derricks and around docks and brush piles. Sand bass still seems to be slow. Largemouth bass are slow. Report by Brandon Brown, Brown’s Guide Service.
Twin Buttes GOOD. Water stained. 41 degrees. 11.93 feet low. Fishing has improved. The crappie bite is still good and expected to remain so throughout the winter. Crappie are in deeper water suspended at about 8-feet, biting on live bait. The catfish bite is slowing. Report by Captain Michael Peterson, 4 Reel Fun Guide Service.
Information in this fishing report is from Texas Parks and Wildlife, Bitly link: https://bit.ly/2WY3ARx.
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