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Texas Fishing Report

Texas Fishing Report for June 13

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By J.P. GREESON
For The Associated Press

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

The weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for June 13 and also available on the internet at http://www.txfishing.com

CENTRAL

AUSTIN: Water stained; 81-86 degrees; 0.92 feet low. Black bass are good on topwaters early, later switching to jigs, Texas rigs and flukes. Sunfish are fair to good on cut nightcrawlers. Catfish are good on live bait and nightcrawlers.

BASTROP: Water stained; 84-88 degrees. Black bass are fair on watermelon red soft plastics. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on liver and nightcrawlers. Yellow catfish are slow.

BELTON: Water stained; 83-87 degrees; 2.27 feet low. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits in coves and on perch colored Rat-L-Traps. Hybrid striper are fair on live shad. White bass are good on blue jigs. Crappie are good on minnows under lights at night. Channel and blue catfish are good on hot dogs, shrimp, and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are fair on juglines baited with live perch.

BROWNWOOD: Water stained; 82-86 degrees; 4.79 feet low. Black bass to 6 pounds are excellent on topwaters, crankbaits, and watermelon or green pumpkin soft plastics around docks and among rocks and brush in 6-8 feet. White bass are good on Li’l Fishies, trolling crankbaits in 10-12 feet, and on minnows and jigs off lighted docks at night. Crappie are good on minnows and white or shad tube jigs in 10-16 feet. Channel catfish to 8 pounds are good on cut shad. Blue catfish to 4 pounds are good on juglines baited with cut shad. Yellow catfish to 20 pounds are fair on trotlines baited with perch.

BUCHANAN: Water stained; 83-87 degrees; 2.96 feet low. Black bass are good on watermelon topwaters, Bleeding Shad Rat-L-Traps, and watermelon worms with chartreuse tails early in 4-12 feet. Striped bass are good on topwaters and Rat-L-Traps on the surface at first light in 20-30 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs. Channel catfish are fair on live bait and cut bait. Yellow and blue catfish are good on juglines and trotlines baited with live bait.

CANYON LAKE: Water stained; 82-86 degrees; 4.26 feet low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged watermelon red Whacky Sticks, chartreuse topwaters, and pumpkin Curb’s Erratic jigs in 6-12 feet along bluff ledges. Striped bass are fair trolling Gizz 4 crankbaits and vertically jigging white Curb’s striper jigs. White bass are slow. Smallmouth bass are good on smoke/red tubes and silver flake Whacky Sticks along main lake points and ledges. Crappie are fair on white tube jigs and live minnows. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.

COLEMAN: Water stained; 80-84 degrees; 3.44 feet low. Black bass are good on watermelon red soft plastic lizards, crankbaits, and electric blue worms. Hybrid striper are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel catfish are fair on live bait. Yellow catfish are slow.

COLORADO RIVER: (At Colorado Bend State Park) No report available.

FAYETTE: Water murky. Black bass are good on watermelon soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits over grass. Channel and blue catfish are fair on shrimp and doughbait.

GRANBURY: Water stained; 81-85 degrees; 0.76 feet low. Black bass are fair on chartreuse soft plastics, crankbaits, and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are good on shad colored Li’l Fishies. Crappie are good on minnows and green tube jigs. Catfish are good on stinkbait, shrimp, and liver.

GRANGER: Water stained; 83-87 degrees; 0.32 feet high. Black bass are slow. White bass are fair on Li’l Fishies along shallow roadbeds. Crappie are very good on minnows over brush piles in 4-12 feet. Blue catfish are good on punchbait in 3-12 feet. Yellow catfish are very good on trotlines baited with live perch in the river.

LBJ: Water stained; 84-88 degrees; 0.77 feet low. Black bass are fair on chartreuse Senkos, Bleeding Shad Rat-L-Traps, and weightless green pumpkin wacky rigged Whacky Sticks early in 4-10 feet. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are very good on minnows and white crappie jigs over brush piles in 10 feet. Channel catfish are good on minnows and dipbait. Yellow and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with live perch and carp.

NAVARRO MILLS: Water stained; 80-84 degrees; 0.17 feet low. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair but small on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs. Channel catfish are good on minnows and stinkbait in baited areas. Blue catfish are fair on trotlines and juglines baited with shad and shrimp. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines baited with perch.

PROCTOR: Water murky; 79-83 degrees; 3.34 feet low. Black bass are fair on green pumpkin soft plastics, crankbaits, and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are good on slabs and white striper jigs. White bass are good on minnows and shad colored crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are very good on shad. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live bait.

SOMERVILLE: Water murky; 82-86 degrees; 0.35 feet low. Black bass are fair on Rat-L-Traps and soft plastics. Hybrid striper are good on crawfish and silver spoons. White bass are good on crawfish and silver spoons. Crappie are good on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are good on punchbait. Yellow catfish are slow.

STILLHOUSE HOLLOW: Water murky; 83-87 degrees; 5.00 feet low. Black bass are slow. White bass are fair on minnows and small spinnerbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

TRAVIS: Water stained; 84-88 degrees; 17.26 feet low. Black bass are good on chrome topwaters and June bug worms in 5-18 feet. Striped bass are fair on chrome topwaters and smoke grubs. White bass are good on chrome topwaters, smoke grubs, and white shad raps. Crappie are fair on blue/white tube jigs and roadrunners. Channel and blue catfish are fair on fresh cut bait and nightcrawlers in 15-25 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.

WALTER E. LONG: Water murky. Black bass are good on watermelon crankbaits, Rat-L-Traps, and soft plastic worms. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are good on nightcrawlers and shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow.

WHITNEY: Water stained; 80-84 degrees; 2.08 feet low. Black bass are good on pumpkinseed Texas and Carolina rigged soft plastics and Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are fair on white/green striper jigs. White bass are fair on minnows, Charlie slabs, pet spoons, and spinnerbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and Li’l Fishies. Catfish are good on frozen shrimp and stinkbait.

NORTHEAST

ATHENS: Water lightly stained; 83-87 degrees; 0.16 feet low. Black bass are good on weightless Flukes, buzzbaits and Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.

BENBROOK: Water stained; 82-86 degrees; 2.84 feet low. Black bass are fair on topwaters, football jigs and deep crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are fair on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

BOB SANDLIN: Water stained; 83-87 degrees; 0.12 feet low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws, hollow body frogs and buzzbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

BONHAM: Water lightly stained to stained; 82-87 degrees; 0.41 feet low. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits, hollow body frogs, buzzbaits and crankbaits. Crappie are good on brush piles in 12-15 feet on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good along creek channel on cut bait.

BRIDGEPORT: Water lightly stained, 82-86 degrees: 1.58 feet low. Black bass are good on shallow crankbaits, shakyhead worms and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

CADDO: Water stained to muddy; 85-91 degrees; 0.30 feet high. Black bass are fair on shallow crankbaits, hollow body frogs and black buzzbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.

CEDAR CREEK: Water stained to lightly stained; 83-87 degrees; 0.46 feet low. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged craws, weightless Flukes and spinnerbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows on docks with brush. Catfish are fair on trotlines. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs and topwaters.

COOPER: Water stained; 83-88 degrees; 0.87 feet low. Black bass are slow on buzzbaits, weightless Flukes and Texas rigged worms. Crappie are fair on minnows. Hybrid striper and white bass are fair on slabs.

EAGLE MOUNTAIN: Water lightly stained; 82-86 degrees; 1.46 feet low. Black bass are good on squarebill crankbaits, topwaters, and shakyhead worms. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are slow on trotlines.

FAIRFIELD: Water lightly stained. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits, Texas rigged craws, and weightless Senkos. No report on other species.

FORK: Water lightly stained to stained; 83-87 degrees; 0.94 feet low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws on timber along creek channels. White buzzbaits early are effective as well. White and yellow bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows near bridges. Catfish are good on trotlines.

GRAPEVINE: Water lightly stained; 82-86 degrees; 0.62 feet low. Black bass are good on football jigs, Texas rigged craws and topwaters. White bass and hybrid bass are good on minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines

JOE POOL: Water stained; 83-87 degrees; 0.46 feet low. Black bass are fair on weightless Flukes, topwater poppers and Texas rigged creature baits. White bass are fair on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

LAKE O’ THE PINES: Water stained; 83-88 degrees: 0.91 feet high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits, hollow body frogs and buzzbaits. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

LAVON: Water stained; 83-87 degrees: 0.66 feet low. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged craws, buzzbaits and spinnerbaits. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

LEWISVILLE: Water lightly stained; 82-86 degrees; 0.92 feet low. Black bass are good on squarebill crankbaits, Flukes and shakyhead worms. White bass are fair on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

MARTIN CREEK: Water stained; 86-92 degrees; 0.73 feet low. Black bass are fair on buzzbaits, Texas rigged craws and hollow body frogs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

MONTICELLO: Water stained; 84-88 degrees; 2.77 feet low. Black bass are slow on weightless Flukes, topwater walking baits and Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

PALESTINE: Water lightly stained; 83-87 degrees; 0.47 feet low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits, hollow body frogs and topwaters. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

RAY HUBBARD: Water lightly stained; 83-87 degrees; 0.68 feet low. Black bass are slow on medium crankbaits, spinnerbaits and Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

RAY ROBERTS: Water lightly stained: 83-86 degrees; 0.32 feet low. Black bass are fair on topwater poppers, deep diving crankbaits and football jigs. White bass are fair on minnows and topwaters. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

RICHLAND CHAMBERS: Water lightly stained; 82-87 degrees; 0.28 feet low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws, squarebill crankbaits and buzzbaits. White bass are fair on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

TAWAKONI: Water stained; 83-88 degrees; 0.54 feet low. Black bass are fair on black buzzbaits, hollow body frogs and Texas rigged craws. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.

TEXOMA: Water lightly stained; 82-85 degrees; 1.41 feet high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, topwater walking baits and soft plastic jerkbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Striped bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.

WEATHERFORD: Water lightly stained; 82-87 degrees; 1.31 feet low. Black bass are slow on topwaters, weightless Flukes and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

WRIGHT PATMAN: Water stained to muddy; 83-88 degrees; 6.85 feet high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits, buzzfrogs and hollow body frogs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

SOUTH

AMISTAD: Water murky; 85-89 degrees; 30.42 feet low. Black bass are very good on Senkos, spinnerbaits, crankbaits, swimbaits, and soft plastic worms and lizards. Striped bass are fair on Red Fins. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Catfish are fair on cheesebait. Yellow catfish are good on live perch. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.

BRAUNIG: Water murky. Black bass are fair on crankbaits and dark soft plastics in reeds. Striped bass are fair on liver and perch off points near the pier. Redfish are good on perch, shad, and silver spoons. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp, cheesebait, cut bait, and liver. Yellow catfish are slow.

CALAVERAS: Water murky. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are good on spoons and striper jigs near the crappie wall. Redfish are good on live perch, tilapia, and crawfish. Channel catfish are fair on liver, shrimp, cheesebait, and shad. Blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

CHOKE CANYON: Water stained; 81-85 degrees; 26.63 feet low. Black bass are fair on chartreuse crankbaits and pumpkinseed lizards and spinnerbaits. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Drum are fair on nightcrawlers and spoons. Channel and blue catfish are good on punchbait. Yellow catfish are fair on cut bait.

COLETO CREEK: Water clear; 101 degrees at the hot water discharge, 85 degrees in main lake; 2.91 feet low. Black bass are good on watermelon soft plastics and spinnerbaits in 6-8 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and white tube jigs in 10-12 feet. Channel and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with perch in 10-12 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.

CORPUS CHRISTI LAKE: Water off color; 80-88 degrees; 3.51 feet low. Black bass are good on topwaters early, later switching to Texas rigs and jigs. White bass are fair to good on Little Georges. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and live shad.

FALCON: Water murky; 84-88 degrees; 36.70 feet low. Black bass are good on deep running crankbaits and fair on Carolina rigged soft plastics. Striped bass are slow. Channel and blue catfish are excellent on cut bait and stinkbait in the river. Yellow catfish are slow. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.

TEXANA: Water stained; 82-89 degrees; 5.07 feet low. Black bass are fair to good on Zara Spooks, Texas rigs and short Carolina rigs. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and cut bait.

SOUTHEAST

CONROE: Water stained; 82-86 degrees; 0.33 feet low. Black bass are fair on watermelon red and pumpkinseed Texas and Carolina rigged soft plastics and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are good on chartreuse striper jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on stinkbait, frozen shrimp, and nightcrawlers.

GIBBONS CREEK: Water stained. Black bass are good on chartreuse Rat-L-Traps, soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and white/blue tube jigs. Catfish are good on punchbait, bait shrimp, and liver.

HOUSTON COUNTY: Water stained; 83-87 degrees; 0.36 feet low. Black bass are good on deep diving perch colored crankbaits. Crappie are very good on live minnows near the dam. Bream are good on live worms off piers and near the islands. Catfish are good on juglines baited with perch.

LIVINGSTON: Water stained; 82-86 degrees; 0.14 feet high. Black bass are fair on watermelon Rat-L-Traps and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Blue catfish are fair on shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

SAM RAYBURN: Water stained; 83-87 degrees; 1.42 feet low. Black bass are fair on pumpkinseed soft plastics and Brush Hogs. White bass are good on minnows, hellbenders, and silver spoons. Crappie are good on minnows and tube jigs over brush piles. Bream are slow. Catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait.

STEINHAGEN: 0.41 feet low. No report available.

TOLEDO BEND: Water stained; 81-85 degrees; 2.24 feet low. Black bass are good on chartreuse/white soft plastics. Striped bass are fair on white striper jigs. White bass are fair on silver spoons and slabs in the river. Crappie are good on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait, cut bait, and shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow.

PANHANDLE

GREENBELT: Water off color; 78-89 degrees; 33.97 feet low. Black bass are fair on pearl shallow running crankbaits, Texas rigs and shakyheads. Crappie are fair on live minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair to good on live and cut bait.

MACKENZIE: Water stained; 79-88 degrees; 75.93 feet low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigs and split shot rigged flukes. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs around structure. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and live baitfish.

MEREDITH: Water fairly clear; 78-87 degrees; 48.57 feet low. No reports on black bass. No reports of smallmouth bass or walleye. Bream and channel catfish are being caught in limited numbers.

WEST

ALAN HENRY: Water clear main lake, stained up the river; 81-84 degrees main lake, 85 up the creeks; 6.42 feet low. Black bass are good on topwater Whopper Ploppers, Zara Spooks, 7-inch Power Worms and Senkos. Crappie are slow. Catfish are slow.

ARROWHEAD: Water fairly clear; 79-85 degrees; 2.01 feet low. Black bass are fair on topwaters early, later switching to Carolina rigs, Texas rigs and jigs. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on cut bait and nightcrawlers.

COLORADO CITY: 17.39 feet low. After a period of drought, this lake caught water and boating is now allowed. However, it is not currently recommended for fishing due to severe golden alga blooms.

FORT PHANTOM HILL: Water off color; 79-87 degrees; 2.77 feet low. Black bass are fair to good on topwaters, medium running crankbaits, Texas rigs and weightless flukes. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows around deeper structure. Catfish are good on live and cut bait.

HUBBARD CREEK: Water off color; 79-88 degrees; 4.23 feet low. Black bass are fair on Yellow Magics, Texas rigs and jigs. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on live and cut bait.

NASWORTHY: 78-87 degrees; 1.58 feet low. Black bass are good on topwaters, Texas rigs and drop shot rigs. No reports on crappie. Catfish are fair to good on live bait and nightcrawlers.

OAK CREEK: Water stained; 78-86 degrees; 12.11 feet low. Black bass are fair to good on Carolina rigged Baby Brush Hogs, Texas rigs and jigs. Crappie are fair on jigs and live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on live and cut bait.

O.H. IVIE: Water stained; 79-88 degrees; 40.91 feet low. Black bass are fair to good on Senkos, Texas rigs, shad pattern crankbaits and shakyheads. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows. Catfish are good on cut and live bait.

POSSUM KINGDOM: Water fairly clear; 78-87 degrees; 1.42 feet low. Black bass are fair to good on topwaters early and late, midday switching to Carolina rigs, jigs, drop shot rigs, Texas rigs and crankbaits. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows around structure in 14-22 feet. White bass are fair to good on slabs. Striped bass are fair on live shad. Catfish are good on live and cut bait.

SPENCE: 53.83 feet low. No report on black bass. No report on crappie. Catfish are fair on live bait, cut bait and nightcrawlers.

STAMFORD: Water stained to muddy; 80-87 degrees; 2.14 feet low. Black bass are fair to good on Zara Spooks, Texas rigs, jigs and chatterbaits. Crappie are fair to good on jigs and live minnows. White bass are fair on slabs. Blue catfish are fair to good on cut and live bait.

SWEETWATER: Water off color; 78-86 degrees; 26.17 feet low. This lake is currently experiencing a fish kill due to golden alga. Biologists are monitoring the situation and will post updates as they become available.

WHITE RIVER: Water stained; 79-88 degrees; 22.94 feet low. Black bass are fair on Pop Rs early, later switching to Texas rigs and jigs. No reports on crappie. Catfish are good on live bait.

COASTAL

NORTH SABINE: Trout are fair to good under birds and pods of shad on soft plastics. Redfish are good in the cuts and drains leading to the marsh on shrimp and Gulps.

SOUTH SABINE: Trout are fair to good while drifting the reefs on live shrimp and topwaters. Drifters have been working slicks and pods of shad on the Reef on the south end. Trout are good at the jetty on live bait and topwaters.

BOLIVAR: Trout are good on the south shoreline on Bass Assassins, Corkies and Down South Lures. Black drum, sand trout and redfish are good at Rollover Pass. Trout are good in the surf on live bait.

TRINITY BAY: Trout are good for drifters working wells and shell pads on shrimp, croakers, Bass Assassins, Gamblers and Lil’ Johns. Redfish are good on live bait around the reefs and at the spillway.

EAST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are good for drifters working deep shell on limetreuse and plum plastics. Whiting and sand trout are good on the edge of the Intracoastal on fresh shrimp. Trout are good on the Ship Channel on croakers and plastics.

WEST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are good at the railroad bridge on live shrimp. Sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp and crabs. Offshore is good for tarpon, kingfish, red snapper and ling.

TEXAS CITY: Trout are fair to good on the reefs on live shrimp and croakers. Trout are good on the edge of the Ship Channel on croakers and shrimp.

FREEPORT: Trout are good at San Luis Pass on shrimp and MirrOlures. Trout, sand trout and sheepshead are good on live shrimp on the reefs in Christmas Bay. Trout, Spanish mackerel and sand trout are good at the jetties on live bait. Offshore is good for red snapper, kingfish and ling.

EAST MATAGORDA BAY: Trout are fair for drifters on live shrimp over humps and scattered shell. Redfish are fair to good on the edge of the Intracoastal on crabs and mullet.

WEST MATAGORDA BAY: Trout are fair on sand and grass humps on soft plastics and topwaters. Redfish are fair on topwaters and live shrimp along the shorelines early in the morning.

PORT O’CONNOR: Trout and redfish are fair on topwaters and live bait over sand, grass and shell in San Antonio Bay. Redfish are good on the shorelines around Pass Cavallo on gold spoons and Gulps.

ROCKPORT: Trout are fair in the guts and channels on free-lined shrimp. Trout are fair to good on the outside beaches of Traylor Island on croakers. Redfish are good on mullet on the edge of Estes Flats and around Mud Island.

PORT ARANSAS: Trout, redfish and sheepshead are fair to good at the jetty on shrimp and croakers. Offshore is good for red snapper, kingfish and ling.

CORPUS CHRISTI: Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on Gulps and live shrimp. Redfish are good in the potholes on shrimp. Trout are fair to good at Emmord’s Hole on croakers and piggy perch.

BAFFIN BAY: Trout are good over grass in the Land Cut. Trout are good on topwaters around rocks and grass. Trout are fair to good on the King Ranch shoreline on croakers, topwaters and plum Gamblers and Bass Assassins.

PORT MANSFIELD: Trout are good on topwaters around sand and grass. Redfish are fair to good while drifting pot holes and on live bait. Offshore is good for red snapper, ling and kingfish. Tarpon have been showing on the beachfront.

SOUTH PADRE: Redfish and trout are good in the shallows of South Bay and Mexiquita Flats on shrimp and plastics under rattling corks. Tarpon are showing at the pass. Snook are fair on topwaters and shrimp.

PORT ISABEL: Trout and redfish are fair to good on the flats on live shrimp. Redfish are good on small Super Spooks and SkitterWalks. Trout are good on live bait on the edge of the channel drop-offs.

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