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Big Bend Fishing Reports

Week of September 17, 2014

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Invasive species alert! To prevent the spread of zebra mussels, the law requires draining of water from boats and onboard receptacles when leaving or approaching public fresh waters. Get details.


AMISTAD :  Water stained; 83–87 degrees; 40.64’ low. Black bass are fair on green pumpkin Rat–L–Traps, crankbaits, and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Catfish are fair on shrimp, chicken livers, and nightcrawlers over baited holes in 15–45 feet. Yellow catfish are good on trotlines, juglines, and droplines around rockslides baited with live perch. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.


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