Texas Parks and Wildlife
Freshwater Fishing Report
Week of July 15, 2020
GOOD. Water lightly stained; 85 degrees; 2.49 low. Largemouth bass are good with deep diving crankbaits, jigs, Carolina rigged plastic worms in 13-25’ near grass beds, drop-offs, and weedlines. White bass are good on jigs in the main lake near humps, ledges, and points. Catfish have been good on prepared bait and live bait in 10-20’.
FAIR. Slightly stained. 82 degrees. 1.02’ low. Hybrid stripers are good and feisty, hitting topwater and chasing fast rattle traps. Largemouth bass remain fair early and late with a variety of topwaters. Reachable brush piles are good with worms and jerkbaits. Crappie remain good on jigs off of points under larger docks. Catfish are fair with stinkbait and cut bait.
GOOD. Water clear; 81 degrees; 10.41’ low. Black bass are fair, still slumping a bit with the heat. Brush and man-made holes have a decent amount of fish, along with drops and ledges with crankbaits, jigs, and worms. Crappie are good on jigs. Catfish are good on stinkbait, live, and cut bait. White bass are fair in cool water deep.
GOOD. Water lightly stained; 85 degrees; 1.59 low. Largemouth bass are fair on Carolina rigged worms, bladed spinners and jerk baits in 12-24’ submerged timber and rocky shorelines. Hybrid stripers are good with live bait and slabs in the main lake. Crappie are good with jigs and minnows in 12-24’ in standing timber and brush piles. Catfish remain good on prepared bait, chicken liver, and cut bait.
You can read the full report from Texas Parks and Wildlife for all Texas Lakes HERE