FAIR. Water lightly stained; 63–66 degrees; Largemouth bass are fair on Carolina rigged plastic worms, crankbaits, bass jigs, and spinnerbaits along the warmer water flats west and north. Redfish are fair using crawfish and tilapia near the western bank of the plant discharge. Striped bass are fair on jigs and live shad in open water. Catfish are good on live bait and cheese bait.
FAIR. Water stained; 66 degrees. Channel catfish are good on stinkbait, liver, and live shad. Red drum are good on crawfish and rattle traps. Largemouth bass have been fair on jigs, plastic worms, crankbaits, and spinnerbaits. Hondo Creek, the dam, rip rap, and intake point remains consistent. Hybrid striped bass are fair on spoons and rattle traps.
GOOD. Water lightly stained; 64 degrees; 17.42’ low. Largemouth bass are good on buzzbaits, jigs, plastic worms, spinners, and rattletraps. Look for flooded timber, submerged vegetation, and any drops near them. White bass are fair with minnows and smaller rattle traps near feeder rivers and extending about 200 yards out. All catfish are very good on larger live bait and cut baits in shallower water 10 feet or less.
Corpus Christi Lake
FAIR. Water lightly stained; 66-69 degrees; 3.15’ low. Largemouth bass are fair on Texas rigged worms, Carolina rigs, spinners, and crankbaits. Weedbeds, gravel points, and cove mouths have been delivering. White bass are good on rattletraps and minnows in the Nueces River and deeper submerged former river bed. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on cut bait and cheese bait in 10 feet or less of water.
FAIR. Water lightly stained; 67-68 degrees; 35.51’ low. Black bass are fair on soft plastic worms, spinners, and topwater lures. Good locations are submerged brush, humps, and rock points. Crappie are fair on live bait and hand-tied jigs. Catfish are good on all live bait, including shrimp, shad, and stinkbait. Remember to stay on the Texas side unless you possess a Mexican Fishing License.
FAIR. Water stained; 64–66 degrees; 4.04’ low. Largemouth bass are fair on jigs, Texas–rigged soft plastics, buzz baits, and light-colored tube baits on the top of large drops, and among submerged aquatic vegetation. North of 59 continues to be active for all fishing. Crappie are fair on jigs. Catfish are fair to good on stinkbait, cut bait, and live bait. Trotlines are suitable for all species of catfish using live bait.
FAIR. Water clear; 63-64 degrees; 0.93’ low. Largemouth bass are fair and have been active this past week among coves, points, and creeks. Primary bait has been plastic worms, some small to medium size spinners and jerkbaits.
GOOD. 64 degrees. Water clarity: clear tea-stained; visibility two to four feet in most areas. Speckled trout action has slowed some; trout are showing up on six to seven-foot flats with mud shell bottoms.