Fishing Report on Texas Lakes


Lake Meredith: GOOD. Water stained; 46-52 degrees; 52.28 feet low. Crappie are good moving into the main lake biting on minnows and jigs. Walleye are good on grubs, jig heads tipped with minnows. Small and largemouth bass are shallow biting on crankbaits and artificials. The catfish bite is improving. Report by Kenneth Wysong, SharKens Honey hole.

Stamford: FAIR. Water stained; 58 degrees; 1.94 feet low. Catfish are good on juglines with shad and minnows shallow near rocks. Bass are good shallow with minnows and plastics. Crappie are good near the crappie house and shallow using minnows.

Lake Greenbelt: SLOW. Water stained; 53 degrees; 40.44 feet low. Fishing should pick up as the lake temperature warms and the fish move shallow. The spawn should be starting soon for largemouth and white bass when the water temperature is closer to 60 degrees. 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; 58 degrees; 22.70 feet low. Crappie are good on white jigs, should move up shallow soon. Catfish are good on shrimp. Largemouth bass should be migrating shallow to beds biting on creature baits.

Alan Henry: GOOD. Water clear; 60 degrees; 5.01 feet low. Windy weather has the fish scattered all across the lake, but fishing should improve as the winds settle this 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. Catfish are slow on liver, fresh cut bait and live perch. Report provided by Randy Britton, Lake Alan Henry Crappie Guide. The bass pre-spawn is finally underway with fish moving up to 5-25 feet of water. Success with swim jigs, spinnerbaits and senkos. Report provided by Phillip Pool, Gone Fish’n Guide Service.

Arrowhead: GOOD. Water lightly stained; 60-65 degrees; 2.73 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. Reports of catches off the fishing pier at the state park. No report on largemouth bass or white bass. Report by Brandon Brown, Brown’s Guide Service.

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


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