The following fishing reports are provided by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for the week of August 11:
Fishing is good. Water lightly stained; 89 degrees; 0.90 feet low.
Largemouth bass are good with blue or purple Texas rigged plastic worms, bladed spinners, and shaky head jigs near grass lines, timber, rocky shorelines, and docks.
Crappie are good on minnows and jigs in brush piles and near bridge pilings.
White bass and hybrids are good on slabs, swim baits, and live bait along the main lake channels, humps and ridges. Look for birds diving over feeding schools of white bass.
Catfish are good on shrimp, chicken liver, and live bait.
Fishing is good. Water stained; 75 degrees; 1.24 feet low.
With the Texas heat search in deeper waters.
Largemouth bass are fair on crankbait and soft plastic rigs in the early mornings and later in the evenings fishing the northern portion of the lake.
Sunfish are good on cutworms under structures or vegetation.
Crappie remain fair on jigs and minnows.
Catfish have been fair on stink bait, chicken livers, and cut shad.
Fishing is fair. Water slightly stained; 86 degrees; 2.81 feet low.
Hybrid stripers are fair on rattle traps chasing schools deeper preferring silver coloring.
Largemouth bass are fair with topwater, worms, and jerkbaits just off the timber in deeper water and brush.
Crappie remain good on jigs off of points under larger docks.
Catfish are fair with stink bait and cut bait.
LAKE O.H. IVIE
Fishing is good. Water clear; 81 degrees; 14.64 feet low.
Black bass remain fair as the summer slowdown is close. Fishing deep, for cool structures will be the key using crankbait and worms in natural colors.
Crappie are good on jigs.
Catfish are good on stink bait, live, and cut bait.
White bass are fair in cool water deep.
Fishing is good. Water lightly stained; 87 degrees; 0.30 feet low.
Largemouth bass are good on plum or raspberry Texas rigged plastic worms, crank baits, bladed spinners, and football jigs near main lake points, humps, and rocky shorelines.
Hybrid stripers are good with live bait and silver spoons.
Crappie are fair with minnows and jigs near timber and brush piles in water ranging 12-24 feet.
Catfish are good on cut bait, live bait, and shrimp.