- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Here is the weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for June 1 and also available on the Internet at http://www.txfishing.com :

CENTRAL

BASTROP: Water clear; 71-75 degrees. Black bass are good on chartreuse crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and soft plastics. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on liver and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.

BELTON: Water murky; 66-70 degrees; 10.51 feet high. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

BROWNWOOD: Water stained; 66-70 degrees; 2.56 feet high. Black bass are good on redbug and watermelon red Shaky heads with Grande Bass Baby Rattlesnakes and topwaters. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are fair on Rat-L-Traps and Li’l Fishies. Crappie are good on white Li’l Fishies and black/chartreuse tube jigs in 10-20 feet. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are good on trotlines baited with perch in 5-15 feet.

BUCHANAN: Water murky; 66-70 degrees; 0.31 feet low. Black bass are fair on weightless wacky rigged pumpkinseed Whacky Sticks with chartreuse tails, perch colored Skip-N-Pop topwaters, and chartreuse spinnerbaits off points in 10-16 feet. Striped bass are fair on green pumpkin Rat-L-Traps, topwaters, and Carolina rigged soft plastic worms. White bass are fair on Tiny Traps and Shad Raps in 15-25 feet. Crappie are good on minnows and white tube jigs over brush piles. Channel catfish are fair on live bait and stinkbait. Yellow and blue catfish are good on juglines and trotlines baited with liver and minnows.

CANYON LAKE: Water murky; 67-71 degrees; 6.30 feet high. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Smallmouth bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.

COLEMAN: Water murky; 68-72 degrees; 2.50 feet high. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

COLORADO RIVER: (At Colorado Bend State Park) No report available.

FAYETTE: Water murky. Black bass are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow.

GRANBURY: Water murky; 68-72 degrees; 0.07 feet low. Black bass are good on chartreuse soft plastics, crankbaits, and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are fair on green bucktail jigs. White bass are fair on minnows and white spinnerbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs. Catfish are good on stinkbait, liver, and shrimp.

GRANGER: Water murky; 69-73 degrees; 5.81 feet high. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

LBJ: Water stained; 68-72 degrees; 0.89 feet low. Black bass are fair on chartreuse Rat-L-Traps and watermelon topwaters in 8-18 feet early. White bass are good on minnows and Li’l Fishies. Crappie are fair on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs over brush piles. Channel catfish are good on live bait and shrimp. Yellow and blue catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live perch.

NAVARRO MILLS: Water stained; 70-74 degrees; 2.31 feet high. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel catfish are slow. Blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

PROCTOR: Water murky; 67-71 degrees; 18.43 feet high. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

SOMERVILLE: Water murky; 66-70 degrees; 21.64 feet high. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

STILLHOUSE HOLLOW: Water murky; 67-71 degrees; 11.46 feet high. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

TRAVIS: Water murky; 68-72 degrees; 3.43 feet high. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

WALTER E. LONG: Water murky. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

WHITNEY: Water murky; 67-71 degrees; 5.47 feet high. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Catfish are slow.

NORTHEAST

ATHENS: Water lightly stained; 75-79 degrees; 0.64 feet high. Black bass are good on topwaters, weightless Flukes and football jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

BOB SANDLIN: Water stained; 74-79 degrees; 0.38 feet high. Black bass are fair on buzzfrogs, hollow body frogs and Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

BONHAM: Water stained; 74-78 degrees; 1.09 feet high. Black bass are good on topwaters, Texas rigged worms and shallow crankbaits. Crappie are good on brush piles in 10-12 feet. Catfish are good on cut shad and prepared bait.

BRIDGEPORT: Water stained to muddy, 74-78 degrees: 0.77 feet high. Black bass are fair on white buzzbaits and topwater poppers. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Hybrid striper are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

CADDO: Water muddy; 1.50 feet high. No report available.

CEDAR CREEK: Water stained; 75-79 degrees; 0.30 feet high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws and Reaction Innovations Vixens. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and white jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

COOPER: Water stained; 0.65 feet high. No report available.

FAIRFIELD: Black bass fishing reported as significantly improved. TPWD discontinued stocking the lake after the fish kill in September 2011. Redfish survived the kill in limited numbers.

FORK: Water stained; 75-80 degrees; 0.06 feet low. Black bass are fair on hollow body frogs, football jigs and deep diving crankbaits. Some fish being caught on Texas rigged soft plastics on shallow docks. White and yellow bass are good on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

GRAPEVINE: Water stained to muddy; 3.74 feet high. No report available.

JOE POOL: Water stained; 74-78 degrees; 1.76 feet high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits and bladed jigs. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on prepared bait and rod and reel.

LAKE O’ THE PINES: Water stained to muddy; 9.95 feet high. No report available.

LAVON: Water stained to muddy; 76-81 degrees: 0.93 feet high. Black bass are fair on buzzbaits, buzz frogs and Texas rigged creature baits near shallow cover. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

LEWISVILLE: Water stained; 76-80 degrees; 1.98 feet high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits, bladed jigs and flipping jigs around flooded cover. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Crappie are good on minnows and white jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

MARTIN CREEK: Water lightly stained; 80-84 degrees; 0.08 feet high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws, wakebaits and hollow body frogs. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are fair on minnows and slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.

MONTICELLO: Water stained; 77-81 degrees; 0.32 feet high. Black bass are fair on hollow body frogs, Texas rigged creature baits and black buzzbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.

PALESTINE: Water stained; 74-78 degrees; 0.60 feet high. Black bass are good on swimjigs, spinnerbaits and topwaters. Crappie are slow on minnows. Hybrid striper are good on slabs and minnows. White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

RAY HUBBARD: Water stained; 75-78 degrees; 0.30 feet high. Black bass are fair on Yellow Magic poppers, shallow to medium crankbaits and Texas rigged worms. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

RAY ROBERTS: Water stained; 75-79 degrees; 1.77 feet high. Black bass are slow on hollow body frogs, deep diving crankbaits and football jigs. White bass are good on minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

RICHLAND CHAMBERS: Water stained; 74-78 degrees; 0.10 feet high. Black bass are slow on bladed jigs, shallow crankbaits and swimjigs. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Hybrid striper are good on slabs and minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

TAWAKONI: Water stained to muddy; 76-80 degrees; 0.45 feet high. Black bass are fair on hollow body frogs, Texas rigged creature and black/blue flipping jigs in flooded bushes. Some fish being caught on white buzzbaits. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

TEXOMA: Water stained; 74-79 degrees; 4.24 feet high. Black bass are good on topwater walking baits, shakyhead worms and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are fair on minnows. Striped bass are good on slabs and shad. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.

WEATHERFORD: Water stained; 0.32 feet high. No report available.

WRIGHT PATMAN: Water muddy; 31.10 feet high. No report available.

SOUTH

AMISTAD: Water murky; 69-73 degrees; 24.54 feet low. Black bass are very good on Rat-L-Traps, jerkbaits, crankbaits, topwaters, and soft plastics. White bass are fair on crankbaits and jerkbaits. Striped bass are fair on crankbaits and jerkbaits. Channel and blue catfish are fair on cheesebait, shrimp, and nightcrawlers. Yellow catfish are good on trotlines and throwlines baited with live perch. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.

BRAUNIG: Water stained. Black bass are fair on chartreuse crankbaits and dark soft plastic worms near the dam. Striped bass are good on liver and perch off points. Redfish are fair on shad, tilapia, and crawfish. Channel and blue catfish are fair on shrimp, cut bait, and cheesebait.

CALAVERAS: Water stained. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are fair on spoons and striper jigs between the dam and the crappie wall. Redfish are fair down rigging silver and gold spoons. Channel catfish are fair on shrimp, cheesebait, and shad. Blue catfish are good on liver and cut bait near 181 cove. Yellow catfish are slow.

CHOKE CANYON: Water murky; 68-72 degrees; 23.61 feet low. Black bass are fair on watermelon crankbaits and Rat-L-Traps. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp and nightcrawlers. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live perch.

COLETO CREEK: Water murky; 74 degrees in main lake; 0.35 feet high. Black bass are fair on watermelon spinnerbaits and crankbaits. White bass are fair on minnows and white striper jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and pink tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp and perch. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live perch.

FALCON: Water murky; 70-74 degrees; 27.23 feet low. Black bass are good on watermelon spinnerbaits and shallow running crankbaits. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows over brush. Channel and blue catfish are excellent on cut bait and frozen shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.

SOUTHEAST

CONROE: Water murky; 66-70 degrees; 0.09 feet high. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Catfish are slow.

GIBBONS CREEK: Water murky. Black bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Catfish are slow.

HOUSTON COUNTY: Water stained; 67-71 degrees; 0.88 feet high. Black bass are very good on black/blue worms and live perch from piers. Crappie are good on minnows and blue tube jigs in 12-20 feet. Bream are fair on live worms over grass beds, and on hot dogs off piers. Channel and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with shad, and on stinkbait.

LIVINGSTON: Water stained; 68-72 degrees; 1.54 feet high. Black bass are fair on topwaters, spinnerbaits, crankbaits, Rat-L-Traps, and soft plastics. Striped bass are good but small on Rat-L-Traps, Zara spooks, and slabs. White bass are very good on slabs, pet spoons, and troll tubes. Crappie are very good on minnows over brush. Blue catfish are fair on shad and shrimp. Yellow catfish are fair on live bait.

SAM RAYBURN: Water murky; 69-73 degrees; 4.16 feet high. Black bass are fair on watermelon crankbaits and small spinnerbaits. White bass are good on minnows and slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and Li’l Fishies over brush piles. Bream are good on shrimp and nightcrawlers. Catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live bait.

STEINHAGEN: 0.54 feet high. No report available.

TOLEDO BEND: Water murky; 68-72 degrees; 0.66 feet high. Black bass are fair on soft plastic worms and crankbaits. Striped bass are fair on white bucktail jigs. White bass are fair on silver spoons and Li’l Fishies in the river. Crappie are good on minnows and pink tube jigs over baited holes. Bream are good on crickets and nightcrawlers. Channel and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait. Yellow catfish are slow.

PANHANDLE

GREENBELT: 31.64 feet low. No report available.

MACKENZIE: 72.37 feet low. No report available.

MEREDITH: 57.99 feet low. No report available.

PALO DURO: 52.52 feet low. No report available.

WEST

ALAN HENRY: Water murky from windy days; 72-78 degrees; 1.87 feet low. Black bass are fair to good on topwaters early and throughout the day on crankbaits and Texas rigs. Crappie are slow on minnows and jigs in 12 to 20 feet. Catfish are fair on cut and live bait.

ARROWHEAD: Water fairly clear; 73-79 degrees; 0.32 feet high. No reports on black bass. Crappie are slow on jigs and minnows in the shallows. Catfish are good on worms and stinkbait.

COLORADO CITY: 20.67 feet low. No report available.

FORT PHANTOM HILL: Water murky; 72-78 degrees; 1.34 feet high. Black bass are fair on Pop-Rs, spinnerbaits and Texas rigs. Crappie are fair on jigs and minnows. Catfish are fair to good on cut bait.

HUBBARD CREEK: Water off color; 74-80 degrees; 0.79 feet high. Black bass are fair to good on Texas rigs, squarebill crankbaits and jigs. Crappie are fair to good on jigs and minnows. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers and live shad.

NASWORTHY: 73-79 degrees; 1.06 feet low. Black bass are fair to good on Texas rigs, weightless flukes and shallow running shad pattern crankbaits. No reports on crappie. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and cut bait.

OAK CREEK: Water stained; 72-78 degrees; 11.39 feet low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigs, spinnerbaits and jigs. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs in the shallows. Catfish are fair on chartreuse (use Worn-Glo) nightcrawlers.

O.H. IVIE: Water stained; 73-80 degrees; 41.37 feet low. Black bass are fair to good on split shot weighted flukes, spinnerbaits, jigs and Texas rigs. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair to good on live bait.

POSSUM KINGDOM: Water off color; 74-80 degrees; 0.04 feet low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigs, chatterbaits, Yellow Magics and drop shot rigs. Crappie are fair to good on split shot weighted live minnows. White bass are fair to good on Road Rooster Tails. Striped bass are fair on live shad. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and cur bait.

SPENCE: 54.88 feet low. No report available.

STAMFORD: 0.28 feet high. No report available.

SWEETWATER: Water off color; 73-79 degrees; 23.41 feet low. No report available.

WHITE RIVER: Water stained; 72-78 degrees; 16.79 feet low. No report available.

COASTAL

NORTH SABINE: Trout are fair to good under birds and pods of shad on soft plastics. Redfish are good in the marsh on small topwaters.

SOUTH SABINE: Trout are fair to good under birds and pods of shad. Trout are good at the jetty on live bait and topwaters. Sheepshead are good on live shrimp tight to the rocks.

BOLIVAR: Trout are good on the south shoreline on plastics. Black drum, sand trout and redfish are good at Rollover Pass. Trout are good at Rollover Pass in the evening on the outgoing tide. Trout are good in the surf.

TRINITY BAY: Freshwater continues to flow down the Trinity River.

EAST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are good for drifters working deep shell on limetreuse and plum plastics in eight feet of water. Trout are good on the south shoreline on topwaters and live bait.

WEST GALVESTON BAY: Trout, sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp and crabs. Trout are good on MirrOlures and live shrimp at San Luis Pass. Offshore is good for red snapper and kingfish.

TEXAS CITY: Trout are fair to good on April Fool’s Reef on live shrimp and croakers. Trout are good in the ship channel on live bait and plastics.

FREEPORT: Trout are good in the surf and at the jetty on live shrimp and croakers. Sand trout and sheepshead are good on live shrimp on the reefs in Christmas Bay. Red snapper are good offshore.

EAST MATAGORDA BAY: Trout are good for drifters on live shrimp over humps and scattered shell. Redfish are fair to good on the edge of the Intracoastal on crabs and mullet. Trout are good in the surf on live bait.

WEST MATAGORDA BAY: Trout are good on sand and grass humps on soft plastics and topwaters. Redfish are good at the jetty on shrimp and pogies. Trout are good in the surf on live bait and plastics.

PORT O’CONNOR: Trout and redfish are fair to good on topwaters and live bait over sand, grass and shell in San Antonio Bay. Trout are good in the surf and at the jetty. Redfish are good in the back lakes.

ROCKPORT: Trout are fair to good in the guts and channels on free-lined shrimp. Trout are fair to good over grass while drifting with live shrimp. Redfish are good on mullet on the Estes Flats and around Mud Island.

PORT ARANSAS: Trout, redfish and sheepshead are fair to good at the jetty on shrimp and croakers. Trout are good in the surf on topwaters and croakers. Offshore is good for red snapper, ling and kingfish.

CORPUS CHRISTI: Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on Gulps and live shrimp. Redfish are good in the potholes on shrimp. Trout are good in the surf on croakers and mullet.

BAFFIN BAY: Trout are good on topwaters and soft plastics around rocks and grass. Redfish are good in knee-deep water and on the sand on small topwaters and gold spoons. Trout are good at Rocky Slough on topwaters and plum plastics.

PORT MANSFIELD: Trout are good on topwaters around sand and grass. Redfish are fair to good while drifting pot holes on small topwaters and live shrimp. Offshore is good for red snapper, ling and kingfish.

SOUTH PADRE: Redfish and trout are good along the sand and grass in South Bay and Mexiquita Flats. Snook are good on live shrimp and topwaters in the channel and adjacent flats.

PORT ISABEL: Trout and redfish are fair to good on the flats on live shrimp and in Airport Cove. Trout are good on the deeper edges and flats in Laguna Vista on topwaters and live shrimp.

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