Fishing Reports for Week of July 23, 2014

Panhandle Plains Region

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Water Body Report
ALAN HENRY Water stained; 75–83 degrees; 16.97' low. Black bass are fair to good on topwaters, Senkos, DD22s and Carolina rigs. Crappie are good on live minnows and jigs over brush piles. Catfish are good on chartreuse (use Worm–Glo) nightcrawlers.
ARROWHEAD Water off color; 75–83 degrees; 18.32' low. One ramp open and few anglers have been on the lake.
BROWNWOOD Water stained; 82–86 degrees; 11.61' low. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel catfish are slow. Blue catfish to 5 pounds are good on cheesebait in 5–10 feet. Yellow catfish to 25 pounds are good on trotlines baited with perch and goldfish in 3–10 feet.
COLEMAN Water clear; 79–83 degrees; 17.13' low. Black bass are good on chartreuse spinnerbaits and Rat–L–Traps. Hybrid striper are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and pink tube jigs. Channel catfish are good on trotlines baited with live perch and liver. Yellow catfish are slow.
COLORADO CITY 21.36' low. No report available.
FT. PHANTOM HILL Water clear; 74–82 degrees; 14.49' low. Black bass are fair to good on Yellow Magics, Texas rigs and jigs. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers.
GREENBELT 43.92' low. No report available.
HUBBARD CREEK Water off color; 75–84 degrees; 26.74' low. Black bass are good on topwaters early, jigs, Texas rigs and DD22s. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs over deep cover. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers and cut bait.
MACKENZIE 89.37' low. No report available.
MEREDITH 80.92' low. No report available.
NASWORTHY No report available.
O.H. IVIE Water stained; 76–84 degrees; 38.34' low. Black bass are good on Zell Pops early and late, Senkos, Texas rigs, jigs and shallow or medium running shad pattern crankbaits. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs shallow.
OAK CREEK Water stained; 75–83 degrees; 23.24' low. Black bass are fair to good on Carolina rigs, jigs and shakyheads. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on chartreuse (use Worn–Glo) nightcrawlers.
PALO DURO 53.83' low. No report available.
POSSUM KINGDOM Water fairly clear; 74–81 degrees; 15.14' low. Black bass are fair to good on drop shot rigs, Carolina rigs, Texas rigs and D22s. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair to good on slabs and Little Georges. Striped bass are fair on live shad. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers.
SPENCE 74.19' low. No report available.
STAMFORD 15.42' low. No report available.
SWEETWATER Water murky; 75–82 degrees; 26.26' low. Black bass are fair to good on Carolina rigs, split shot weighted flukes and Texas rigs. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on prepared bait.
WHITE RIVER Water stained; 74–82 degrees; 29.16' low. No report available.

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