Fishing Reports for Week of April 9, 2014

South Texas Plains Region

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To prevent the spread of invasive zebra mussels, anglers in some North and Central Texas counties are required to drain all water from their boats before leaving or approaching a public water body. Get details.

Water Body Report
BRAUNIG Water clear. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits and Rat–L–Traps near the dam. Striped bass are fair down rigging silver and gold spoons and marble spinnerbaits near the dam. Redfish are fair on perch, shad, tilapia, crawfish, and shrimp near Dead Tree Point. Channel catfish are good on liver, shrimp, cheesebait, and cut bait near the dam. Blue catfish are fair on cut bait.
CALAVERAS Water clear. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are fair on cut perch and shad along the shoreline. Redfish are fair down rigging silver spoons near the dam. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
CHOKE CANYON Water clear; 63–67 degrees; 23.86' low. Black bass are fair on swimbaits and Texas rigged soft plastic lizards. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and fair on jigs under lights at night. Drum are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on punchbait. Yellow catfish are slow.
COLETO CREEK Water clear; 68 degrees in main lake, 94 degrees at hot water discharge; 3.84' low. Black bass are good on soft plastics and spinnerbaits in 6–10 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are fair on live perch in 8–10 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.
FALCON Water clear; 62–66 degrees; 24.39' low. Black bass are good on watermelon red Brush Hogs, 6" Yumdingers, and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on frozen shrimp, stinkbait, 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.

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