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Atkinson Toyota fishing report

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AUSTIN - Here is the weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for June 13. (Report also available at www.txfishing.com.)

CENTRAL

BASTROP: Water lightly stained. Black bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows at night. Channel and blue catfish are good on nightcrawlers and minnows. Yellow catfish are slow.

BELTON: Water murky; 75 degrees; 11.82 high. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are fair on liver, stinkbait, and shrimp. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live bait.

COLORADO RIVER: (At Colorado Bend State Park) The boat ramp is closed. Water murky. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Catfish are excellent on trotlines baited with live perch and shad, and from the bank on rod and reel baited with nightcrawlers, perch, and shad.

FAYETTE: Water clear; 92 degrees. Black bass are fair on watermelon red and watermelon gold Carolina rigged soft plastics. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp and cut shad in 8 12 feet.

GRANBURY: Water stained; 0.40 low. Black bass are good on watermelon red and watermelon gold Carolina rigged soft plastics, crankbaits, and Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are fair on minnows and silver striper jigs. White bass are fair on minnows, Charlie slabs, and pet spoons. Crappie are good on minnows and green tube jigs. Catfish are good on stinkbait, chicken livers, and frozen shrimp.

GRANGER: Water clear; 78 degrees; 3.80 high. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on chartreuse and yellow jigs in 1015 feet. Blue catfish are good on fresh shad and Zote soap. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live perch.

SOMERVILLE: Water murky; 72 degrees; 3.17 high. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and black/green jigs with red heads. Channel and blue catfish are fair on minnows on the bottom. Yellow catfish are slow.

TRAVIS: Water stained; 79 degrees; 0.06 high. Black bass to 5 pounds are good on June bug worms and chrome topwaters early in 1025 feet. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish to 9 pounds are good on bait shrimp and nightcrawlers in 2238 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.

WHITNEY: Water murky; 3.25 high. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on minnows, pet spoons, and Charlie slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and yellow tube jigs. Catfish are good on frozen shrimp, stinkbait, and live bait.

NORTHEAST

FORK: Water off color; 77-83 degrees; 0.37' low. Black bass are fair on topwaters early and late, and midday on drop shot rigged finesse worms and Carolina rigged Brush Hogs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs under the bridges and over brush piles. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers and prepared baits.

GRAPEVINE: Water stained; 78-83 degrees; 2.14 high. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits off points, Texas rigged worms and medium running crankbaits. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on Humdingers and slabs. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers.

LAKE O' THE PINES: Water stained; 77-84 degrees; 1.32' high. Black bass are fair on Pop Rs, spinnerbaits and Texas rigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs in coves and around structure. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers and cheese bait.

LEWISVILLE: Water stained; 78-84 degrees; 1.65' high. Black bass are fair to good on Carolina rigs, Rat-L-Traps and spinnerbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and cut bait.

PALESTINE: Water stained; 77-83 degrees; 0.67' high. Black bass are fair to good on spinnerbaits, Texas rigs and Rat-L-Traps. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs over brush piles. Hybrid striper are fair on live shad. White bass are good on Humdingers. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and cheese bait.

RAY HUBBARD: Water stained; 78-83 degrees; 0.05' high. Black bass are fair to good on Booyah spinnerbaits, chatterbaits and Carolina rigged 10" worms. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on Humdingers and chrome topwaters. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Catfish are fair to good on cut bait.

RAY ROBERTS: Water clear; 79-84 degrees; 1.77' low. Black bass are good on white Booyah spinnerbaits, Carolina rigged 4" Yum Dingers and shaky head rigged finesse worms in 8-15 feet. Crappie are excellent on minnows and Road Runners over brush piles and around isolated trees. White bass are good on topwaters sporadically, midday switching to jigging spoons. Catfish are good on cut bait.

RICHLAND CHAMBERS: Water off color; 78-84 degrees; 0.44 high. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits, buzzbaits and Texas rigs. White bass and hybrid striper are fair to good on Humdingers, topwaters and live shad. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs around brush. Catfish are good prepared baits.

TEXOMA: Water off color; 78-83 degrees; 6.52' high. Black bass are fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and Texas rigs. Striped bass are good on topwaters and live shad. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers and cut shad.

WEATHERFORD: Water muddy; 79-84 degrees; 0.02 low. Black bass are fair to good around docks and on rocky points. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs in the crappie house and over brush piles. Channel catfish are good on worms, liver and dough bait in the river channel on the north end. White bass are good around the lake on small shad imitation lures. Bream are good on worms.

SOUTHEAST

CONROE: Water stained; 0.03 low. Black bass are fair on watermelon red Carolina rigged soft plastics, crankbaits, and Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are good on silver/gold striper jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and green and blue tube jigs. Catfish are good on stinkbait, liver, and bait shrimp.

GIBBONS CREEK: Water stained. Black bass are fair on watermelon red soft plastic worms with chartreuse tails. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue/black tube jigs. Catfish are very good on stinkbait, cut bait, and frozen shrimp.

HOUSTON COUNTY: Water stained; 89 degrees; 0.60 high. Black bass to 6 pounds are fair on black neon 8" soft plastic lizards and white spinnerbaits near the pump station in 78 feet. Crappie are fair on live minnows over brush tops in 20 feet. Bream are good on live worms over grass beds. Channel and blue catfish to 3 pounds are good on stinkbait in 6 feet.

LIVINGSTON: Water murky; 74 degrees; 1.06 high. Black bass to 3.5 pounds are good on crankbaits and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are good but small on Rat-L-Traps, pet spoons, hellbenders, and slabs. White bass are good on pet spoons, Charlie slabs, and hellbenders. Crappie are good on minnows. Blue catfish are good on shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

SAM RAYBURN: Water clear; 72 degrees; 0.16 low. Black bass are slow. White bass are fair on minnows and silver spoons. Crappie are fair on minnows and chartreuse jigs over brush piles. Bream are fair on crickets and nightcrawlers. Catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait, liver, and cut bait.

TOLEDO BEND: Water clear; 85 degrees; 1.21 low. Black bass are good but small on redbug and watermelon red soft plastic worms and crankbaits in the boating lanes. Striped bass are fair on minnows and silver striper jigs. White bass are fair on silver spoons. Crappie are good on minnows and blue/green tube jigs over baited holes in 20 feet. Bream are good on nightcrawlers and crickets in 28 feet. Channel and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait, stinkbait, livers, and hearts. Yellow catfish are slow.

COASTAL

NORTH SABINE: Trout are good on topwaters and Corkies for waders working the islands. Redfish are good and schooling in the middle of the lake on mullet and live shrimp. Trout and redfish are good in the river on live shad.

SOUTH SABINE: Trout are good from the Causeway Pier at night under the lights on live shrimp and alewife tandem-rigged 1.5" Bass Assassins. Flounder are good on pepper/chartreuse Bass Assassins and live shrimp on the shorelines. Redfish are good at the jetty and in the middle of the lake on live shad and shrimp.

TRINITY BAY: Trout are good while drifting deeper shell reefs and slicks on glow/chartreuse, pumpkinseed/chartreuse and plum Bass Assassins, Trout Killers and Sand Eels. Trout, sand trout, redfish and croaker are good on live shrimp in front of the Spillway.

EAST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are good while drifting deeper reefs on glow/chartreuse, plum/white and red shad Norton Sand Eels, Bass Assassins and live shrimp. Trout are very good off the spoil banks in the Ship Channel on live croakers.

WEST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are good on live shrimp and mullet in the surf. Trout are very good off the spoil banks on live croakers. Gafftop, sand trout, speckled trout and whiting are good from the beachfront piers on live bait. Flounder are good in around Green's Cut on jigs tipped with shrimp. Redfish and trout are good at the jetty on shrimp and croaker.

TEXAS CITY: Trout are very good on live croaker off the Dollar Flats. Redfish are good from the deep holes and off the pier at the end of the dike on live shrimp. Trout and oversized redfish are good at night from the piers.

FREEPORT: Trout are good at the Surfside and Quintana jetties on live shrimp, croaker and red/white MirrOlures. Trout, redfish and black drum are good at San Luis Pass on live bait. Trout are good while drifting Bastrop Bay on live shrimp.

EAST MATAGORDA: Trout are good on live shrimp over mid-bay reefs. Redfish are good at the Oyster Farm and at Three Mile on chartreuse She Dogs, roach Hogies and limetreuse Bass Assassins and Sand Eels. Flounder are good on the shorelines on jigs tipped with shrimp.

MATAGORDA: Trout are fair to good on the grass beds of the south shoreline on red shad and pepper/chartreuse Bass Assassins, Sand Eels and Trout Killers. Redfish are good on limetreuse and pepper/chartreuse Bass Assassins over scattered shell shorelines. Trout, black drum and redfish are good on live shrimp at Shell Island.

PORT O'CONNOR: Trout are good on live croakers over deep shell and on plum/white and fire tiger Bass Assassins on the south shoreline near the Cedars. Trout are good while drifting the flats on topwaters. Trout and redfish are good on live shrimp at the jetty.

ROCKPORT: Trout are good on the outside of Traylor Island, the reefs of Cop‡n and Aransas Bays on croaker. Redfish are good on cut-mullet and live shrimp on the Estes Flats. Trout are good at night under the lights on live shrimp and speck-rigs.

PORT ARANSAS: Trout are very good at the North Jetty on croaker, perch and pumpkinseed/chartreuse Bass Assassins and Norton Sand Eels. Redfish are good on live bait in the Lydia Ann Channel. Offshore is good for snapper, ling, wahoo, amberjack and kingfish.

CORPUS CHRISTI: Trout and redfish are very good on live shrimp and croaker around the causeway and at the Oso Bridge. Redfish are good around the shell in Nueces Bay on live shrimp. Trout and redfish are good along the Portland shoreline on live shrimp and croaker.

BAFFIN BAY: Trout are good at the Tide Gauge, King Ranch shoreline and the rocks on croaker, live shrimp and plum Bass Assassins, Sand Eels and Trout Killers. Trout are good on the Kenedy Ranch shoreline and at Rocky Slough on plum and limetreuse plastics and croaker.

PORT MANSFIELD: Trout and are good on live bait in the Intracoastal. Trout are fair to good on live shrimp in the Ship Channel. Trout and redfish are fair to good on topwaters and lice shrimp while drifting the flats.

SOUTH PADRE: Trout and redfish are good on red/white Hogies, Gamblers and Norton Bull Minnows at Twin Bars and Long Bars. Trout are fair to good at the Gas-Well Flats on red/white and pumpkinseed/chartreuse Bass Assassins, Sand Eels and Hogie's Major Minnows.

PORT ISABEL: Trout are very good at Holly Beach on plum Bass Assassins and live shrimp. Trout, redfish and black drum are good at Un-Necessary Island on live shrimp under a popping cork.

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