Bastrop Daily Enterprise - Bastrop, LA
  • Fishing Report

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  • BLACK BAYOU – A few bream are being caught around the pads on worms. Crappie are fair on jigs and shiners. Bass are best on floating worms and towpath lures.
    CANEY LAKE  – Bass fishing has been best fishing the sunken tops in deep water with 11 inch plastic worms. Some to near 7 pounds have been caught. The chinquapins are biting out on the humps with cold worms catching a good many. Crappie fishing is fair during the days around deep brush but better at night fishing shiners around the lights.
    CHENIERE LAKE – Bass fishing is fair on Wobbleheads fished around the grass. Bream are still around the beds and hitting crickets and worms. Some crappie have been caught fishing black/chartreuse jigs under corks around the tupelo thickets fairly shallow.
    LAKE CLAIBORNE – Bass fishermen are having better luck at night fishing black spinner baits or plastic worms around the lighted piers. Catfishing has slowed below the spillway and is fair in the lake. Stripers are fair trolling spoons and bucktails. Some bream are being caught around the beds on worms and crickets. Crappie fishing is fair around deep tops on shiners or jigs.
    LAKE D’ARBONNE – Some bream are still being caught off the banks on worms and crickets. Catfishing is good on cold worms fished off the banks or drifted over the flats. Crappie are in the deep sloughs and are fair on shiners or jigs. Bass fishing is fair during the days on Carolina-rigged worms and crank baits fished along the channel crops. Fishing is better at night on black worms and spinners fished fairly shallow.
    OUACHITA RIVER – A good many bass and bream are being caught in the backwaters with bass hitting plastic worms and spinners and bream taking crickets and worms.
    LAKE POVERTY POINT – Catfishing continues to be good on cold worms and cut shad. Bass are best late afternoons on big plastic worms. Bream fishing is fair around the beds on worms and crickets while crappie are scattered.
    LAKE ST. JOHN – Catfishing is good on yo-yos baited with cold worms and shiners. Bass are fair early and late on topwater lures. Crappie are slow while the bream are fair.
    LAKE YUCATAN – The water is down, roads have been graded, rooms are ready to rent and fish are biting. Lots of big bluegills are being caught while some slab crappie are coming from deep water on shiners or jigs.