Fishing Report on Texas Lakes — July 22


Lake Meredith: SLOW. Water stained; 75 degrees; 49.09 feet low. Black bass remain fair working new drops with crankbait, and bottom bumping worms. Walleye are great as the season dwindles fishing slowly along ledges and points with live worms, and minnows along points. Crappie are good with minnows, and jigs suspending over structure or under structure. Channel catfish are fair on cut bait and live bait near the dam.

Lake Greenbelt: SLOW. Water stained; 74 degrees; 37.27 feet low. 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 harder this year than previous years. Sunfish and crappie are good fishing shallow structures with live bait. White bass are slow.

White River: SLOW. Water stained; 76 degrees; 18.77 feet low. Drought conditions continue to be in place. Please check boat ramp access. Largemouth bass continue to be fair deep using rocks, vegetation, and drops fishing minnows, bumping worms, jigs, and crankbait. Crappie are fair on jigs above vegetation and in structures less than 7 feet. Walleye remain good running rocky ledges needing more coaxing on spinners and crankbait. Channel Catfish are good on live bait, cut bait, and stink bait.

Alan Henry: GOOD. Water clear 76 degrees; 1.12 feet high. Black bass remain good at daylight on topwater and shallower than 8 feet. Daytime is a much different story having to work a bit deeper structure with spinners, worms, jigs, Alabama Rigs, and crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows seeking out the structures. Catfish are fair on live bait, cut bait and stink bait.

Arrowhead: FAIR. Water stained; 75-77 degrees; 0.30 feet low. Largemouth bass are fair with the best fishing early and late. Topwater has turned on early in habitats less than 10 feet, jigs in vegetation and above structure, and worms in the thick of the vegetation and structure. Crappie are fair on live minnows and jigs using large structure. Catfish are good on cheesebait, stinkbait and shrimp with some increased activity beyond dusk.

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