Freshwater fishing reports for Southeast Texas, June 29

Welcome to the weekly freshwater fishing reports for lakes in Southeast Texas. The reports are gathered from Texas Parks & Wildlife Department WEEKLY REPORTS and local fishing guides. Check out the TPWD website for a listing of reports from all of Texas lakes.

 

BASTROP: Water stained; 85–89 degrees. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits and Rat–L–Traps. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp, minnows, and nightcrawlers. Yellow catfish are slow.

LAKE CONROE: Water fairly clear; 82–86 degrees; 2.57’ low. Black bass are good on minnows and small Rat–L–Traps. Striped bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on shrimp and chicken livers.

FAYETTE COUNTY: Water stained. Black bass are good on watermelon soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits off points. Channel and blue catfish are fair on shrimp and nightcrawlers.

GIBBONS CREEK: Water clear. Black bass are good on minnows, green Rat–L–Traps, and spinnerbaits. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers, shrimp, and stinkbait.

LAKE LIVINGSTON: Water fairly clear; 84–88 degrees; 0.09’ high. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits and lipless crankbaits. Striped bass are fair on slabs, troll tubes, and pet spoons. White bass are good on slabs, troll tubes, and pet spoons. Crappie are fair on minnows over structure. Blue catfish are good on shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

SAM RAYBURN: Water lightly stained; 83–87 degrees; 1.11’ low. Black bass are fair on minnows and dark crankbaits. White bass are good on minnows and small spinnerbaits. Crappie are good on minnows over brush piles in 20–25 feet. Bream are good on nightcrawlers. Catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live bait and cut bait.

SOMERVILLE: Water murky; 84–88 degrees; 0.20’ low. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits and Rat–L–Traps. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

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