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Area Fishing Report

Alan Henry – FAIR. Water clear; 84 degrees; 1.19 feet low. The fall fishing pattern transition is just around the corner as the lake temperature begins to decline. There has been a massive shad spawn as well, bringing the fish out to feed. Black bass spotted bass, and largemouth bass are good with success using earthworms. Fish are schooling up, so use depth finders to locate. Fish with jigs and earthworms. Crappie are good on minnows seeking out the structures. Catfish are fair on live bait, cut bait, and stinkbait.


Hubbard Creek – GOOD. Water clear; 81 degrees; 0.69 feet low. Shad are plentiful and easily found on just about any wind-blown main-lake point in 15-25 feet of water. White bass very active topwater bite on main lake points and around Tanglewood islands. Try rooster tail baits in white and chartreuse. Channel catfish are good in 4-10 feet of water. Use stink bait and fish baited holes around stickups/cattails. Fish crappie using a light road runner style jig flung under docks with ample shade and work bridge pilings. Many bass anglers are catching fish around hydrilla.


Oak Creek – FAIR. Water lightly stained; 78 degrees; 4.14 feet low. Summer fishing patterns persist. Largemouth bass remain good at first light with topwater. Moving to structures like boulders, fallen timber, and flooded vegetation with Texas rigged worms, crankbait, and jigs. Crappie are good on live minnows suspended and jigs moving through and understructure. White bass are fair in deep parts of the lake. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers, live bait, and cut bait.


Possum Kingdom – GOOD. Water lightly stained; 82 degrees; 0.26 feet low. Fishing is starting to transition into the Fall pattern. Stripers are good using downriggers while trolling, some topwater action as well. Catfish are fair on cut bait.


White River – FAIR. Water stained; 87 degrees; 19.83 feet low. Summer fishing patterns remain consistent to weeks past. Largemouth bass continue to be fair try around the dam and in deeper water with rocks, vegetation, and drops, fishing minnows, bumping worms, jigs, and crankbait. Crappie are fair on jigs or minnows above vegetation and in structures less than 7 feet. Walleye are good on minnows. Channel Catfish are good on dough bait and minnows on the bottom.


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