Fishing Reports for Week of March 5, 2014
South Texas Plains Region
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|BRAUNIG||Water clear. Black bass are fair on chartreuse Rat–L–Traps and soft plastic worms near the dam. Striped bass are fair down rigging silver and gold spoons and marble spinners near the dam. Redfish are slow. Channel catfish are fair on liver and nightcrawlers near the discharge. Blue catfish are fair on live bait and cut bait.|
|CALAVERAS||Water clear. Black bass are fair on chartreuse crankbaits and Rat–L–Traps near the dam. Striped bass are fair on chicken livers, shad, and minnows along the shoreline. Redfish are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on nightcrawlers and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.|
|CHOKE CANYON||Water clear; 56–60 degrees; 23.60' low. Black bass are good on chartreuse/black soft plastic worms and lizards. White bass are good on small spinnerbaits and minnows. Crappie are slow. Drum are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on punchbait. Yellow catfish are fair on live perch.|
|COLETO CREEK||Water clear; 58 degrees in main lake, 82 degrees at hot water discharge; 4.02' low. Black bass to 6 pounds are good on soft plastics and spinnerbaits in 8–10 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.|
|FALCON||Water clear; 54–58 degrees; 24.50' low. Black bass are good on jigs, small soft plastics, and slow rolling spinnerbaits in 15–25 feet. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on nightcrawlers, stinkbait, liver, and cut bait. Yellow catfish are slow. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.|