Fishing Reports for Week of September 25, 2014

Hill Country Region

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Water Body Report
BUCHANAN Water murky; 80–84 degrees; 31.35' low. Black bass are fair on green pumpkin soft plastics, Pop–R's, and shad flukes along deeper creek points and ledges in 6–15 feet at daylight. Striped bass are fair on plastic swim baits on the surface at first light, and drifting or free lining live bait near the dam. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on chartreuse Curb's crappie jigs and live minnows. Channel catfish are fair on shrimp. Yellow and blue catfish are good on rod/reel, juglines and trotlines baited with goldfish and perch upriver.
CANYON LAKE Water murky; 80–84 degrees; 10.74' low. Black bass are good on drop shot Devil's Tongues and watermelon red Whacky Sticks along grassy banks early and late. Striped bass are fair jigging 1oz. Pirk Minnows at daylight. White bass are slow. Smallmouth bass are slow. Crappie are good on white tube jigs and minnows. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are fair on live bait.
GRANGER Water clear; 82–86 degrees; 0.33' high. Black bass are good on black/chartreuse soft plastic worms in 3–6 feet. White bass are fair on crankbaits and Rat–L–Traps along shallow roadbeds early and late. Crappie are fair on chartreuse jigs tipped with Berkley Crappie Nibbles. Blue catfish are good on prepared baits and shad. Yellow catfish are slow.
LBJ Water stained; 81–85 degrees; 0.44' low. Black bass are fair to good on blue flake Whacky Sticks, black/blue Curb's Erratic jigs, and Texas rigged Big Pigs in 5–12 feet early. Striped bass are good on Creme Lure's 2" Spoiler Shads and Li'l Fishies at night. White bass are fair on Li'l Fishies at night. Crappie are slow. Channel catfish are fair on nightcrawlers, liver, and dipbait. Yellow and blue catfish are fair on trotlines baited with goldfish and perch.
TRAVIS Water murky; 83–87 degrees; 55.98' low. Black bass are fair on bone chuggers and watermelon worms in 15–28 feet. Striped bass are slow. White bass are good on smoke grubs and jigging spoons in 28–40 feet. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on nightcrawlers and cut perch in 30–45 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.
WALTER E. LONG Water lightly stained. Black bass are fair on chartreuse Rat–L–Traps. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are good on pet spoons and Charlie slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

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