Austin Texas Fishing Report Dec

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Austin Texas Fishing Report Dec

Post by wgbassgirl » Wed Dec 05, 2007 3:07 pm

Fishing report: Dec. 4th
Wilson County News
AUSTIN — Here is the fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (full report is available at http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us).


Freshwater
BRAUNIG Water stained; 71 degrees. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are fair on live shad. Redfish are fair on live perch and shad near the dam. Channel catfish are good on chicken livers, shrimp, and cut shad. Blue catfish are good on cut bait.

BUCHANAN Water clear; 64 degrees; 2.47’ low. Black bass are good on 1?4oz. Bleeding Shad Rat-L-Traps, Texas rigged weightless watermelon/blue flake Whacky Sticks, pumpkin/chartreuse Curb’s jigs, and smoke/red flake JDC Spider Grubs on stump flats in 2 - 8 feet. Striped bass are good on Spoiler Shads (plastic swim baits), Rat-L-Traps, jigging Pirk Minnows, and drifting or free lining live bait in 25 - 40 feet. White bass are fair on Tiny Traps and 2in. plastic swim baits along the river channel and in deep creeks. Crappie are fair on crappie jigs and live minnows over brush piles in 12 - 15 feet. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live goldfish.

CALAVERAS Water stained; 71 degrees. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are fair on live shad. Redfish are fair on live perch, shad, and spoons in 15 - 25 feet. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are very good on chicken livers, shrimp, and cut shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

CANYON LAKE Water clear; 60-64 degrees; 0.01’ low. Black bass are very good on Rat-L-Traps and P.B.J plastic stickbaits over flats and along break lines creeks and bays in 2 - 10 feet, and on green pumpkin Whacky Sticks on jigheads and Texas rigged blue flake Scoundrel worms on shaky head jigs along bluffs inside secondary points. Striped bass are fair to good vertically jigging Pirk Minnows in the lower end of the lake, and on Spoiler Shads and Red Fins. Smallmouth bass are good on JDC tomato red curl tail grubs on jigheads, smoke/red flake tubes, and 3/16oz. pumpkin Curb’s jigs with matching drop shot worms along ledges and over rock piles in 6 - 15 feet. Crappie are fair on minnows and crappie jigs upriver. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are fair on live bait.

CHOKE CANYON Water lightly stained; 68 degrees; 0.39’ low. Black bass are fair on watermelon, pumpkinseed, and tequila sunrise soft plastics and spinnerbaits in 10 - 20 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and white/pink tube jigs. Drum are fair on live worms. Channel and blue catfish are good on frozen shrimp, liver, and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are fair on live perch.

COLETO CREEK Water clear; 68-78 degrees (86 degrees at discharge); 0.35’ low. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with live perch and worms. Yellow catfish are good on trotlines baited with perch.

COLORADO RIVER (At Colorado Bend State Park) Water murky. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers, stinkbait, and shrimp in deep holes.

FALCON Water clear; 68 degrees. Black bass are fair on watermelon spinnerbaits upriver. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are excellent on frozen shrimp, cut bait and shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

GRANGER Water murky; 58 degrees; 0.56’ high. Black bass are slow. White bass are fair on small crankbaits upriver among shad. Crappie are slow. Blue catfish are good on juglines baited with shad and cut bait. Yellow catfish are slow.

LBJ Water stained; 64 degrees; 0.19’ low. Black bass are very good on 1/8oz. Curb’s buzzbaits, Bleeding Shad Rat-L-Traps, and wacky rigged green pumpkin Whacky Sticks in 2 - 6 feet. White bass are fair vertically jigging Pirk Minnows under birds. Crappie are good on Curb’s crappie jigs and live minnows over brush piles in 12 - 15 feet. Channel catfish are fair on minnows under crappie docks.

TRAVIS Water clear; 68 degrees; 0.72’ low. Black bass are good on crawfish crankbaits, grubs, and watermelon worms in 5 - 18 feet. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on silver spoons and minnows in 25 - 35 feet. Crappie are fair on minnows and white tube jigs in 20 - 30 feet. Channel and blue catfish are fair on nightcrawlers and cut shad in 20 - 35 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.

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