Fishing Report on Texas Lakes


Lake Meredith: SLOW. Water stained; 47 degrees; 52.26 feet low. Water temperatures are warming and all fish are becoming more active. Walleye are good early morning and evening on minnows, grubs, jig heads tipped with minnows, and trolling with lipless crankbaits. Bass are good shallow on creature baits and other plastics. Catfish are fair with decent sized catches using minnows and stink bait. No report on crappie. Report by Kenneth Wysong, SharKens Honey hole.

Lake Greenbelt: SLOW. Water stained; 48 degrees; 40.71 feet low. Fishing is slow and the lake is low. The spawn should be starting soon for largemouth and white bass. Largemouth bass bite is slow and shallow on spinner baits, and Texas rigs. Crappie and white bass are slow biting jigs and minnows.

White River: SLOW. Water stained; 52 degrees; 22.43 feet low. The lake should heat up as the weather warms. Look for that magic water temperature of around 60 degrees for the bass and crappie to move shallow for the spawn. Crappie are slow on structure and brush piles using small jigs and minnows. Largemouth bass are fair using crankbaits, and RatLTraps. Catfish are fair on cut and prepped bait.

Alan Henry: GOOD. Water clear; 52-54 degrees; 4.92 feet low. Windy weather has the fish scattered all across the lake. Fishing should improve with the warm forecast as we head into the weekend. Crappie are fair on minnows and good on jigs in 4-30 feet of water. They will begin to spawn when water temperatures get up to around 60 degrees. Bass are good. Catfish are slow on liver, fresh cut bait and live perch. Randy Britton, Lake Alan Henry Crappie Guide.

Arrowhead: GOOD. Water lightly stained; 54 degrees; 2.77 feet low. Catfish are good shallow up to 10 feet using punch bait or fresh cut shad. Crappie are starting to transition into shallower water. No report on largemouth bass or white bass. Report by Brandon Brown, Brown’s Guide Service.

Twin Buttes: FAIR. Water stained. 55 degrees. 12.80 feet low. Check the wind forecast before heading out. Crappie are fair on live baits and crappie jig in 32-37 feet of water on cover. Some have moved up, but the bite is not active yet. Catfish are slow on prepared baits and cut shad in deeper water. Report by Captain Michael Peterson, 4 Reel Fun Guide Service.

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