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Here is the weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for Oct. 1 and also available on the Internet at http://www.txfishing.com :

CENTRAL

BASTROP: Water stained; 86-90 degrees. Black bass are good on watermelon deep diving crankbaits and soft plastics. Crappie are good on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are very good on shrimp, minnows, and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.

BELTON: Water murky; 80-84 degrees; 11.34 feet low. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits and Rat-L-Traps near banks. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows in 30 feet. Channel and blue catfish are good on hot dogs, stinkbait, and shrimp. Yellow catfish are good on live perch and live shad.

BROWNWOOD: Water clear; 81-85 degrees; 12.60 feet low. Black bass are good on watermelon spinnerbaits, Rat-L-Traps, and soft plastics over brush piles. Hybrid striper are good trolling hellbenders. White bass are fair on Li'l Fishies off lighted docks at night. Crappie are good on Li'l Fishies and minnows over brush piles. Channel catfish are fair on cut bait and nightcrawlers over baited holes in 12-20 feet. Yellow catfish are good on trotlines baited with perch in 12-20 feet.

BUCHANAN: Water murky; 80-84 degrees; 31.34 feet low. Black bass are fair on green pumpkin soft plastics, Pop-R's, and shad flukes along deeper creek points and ledges in 6-15 feet at daylight. Striped bass are fair on plastic swim baits on the surface at first light, and drifting or free lining live bait near the dam. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on chartreuse Curb's crappie jigs and live minnows. Channel catfish are fair on shrimp. Yellow and blue catfish are good on rod/reel, juglines and trotlines baited with goldfish and perch upriver.

CANYON LAKE: Water murky; 80-84 degrees; 10.96 feet low. Black bass are good on drop shot Devil's Tongues and watermelon red Whacky Sticks along grassy banks early and late. Striped bass are fair jigging 1-oz. Pirk Minnows at daylight. White bass are slow. Smallmouth bass are slow. Crappie are good on white tube jigs and minnows. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are fair on live bait.

COLEMAN: Water clear; 81-85 degrees; 18.54 feet low. Black bass are good on chartreuse spinnerbaits, soft plastics, and Rat-L-Traps. Hybrid striper are fair on silver striper jigs. Crappie are good on minnows and green tube jigs. Channel catfish are good on shrimp and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.

COLORADO RIVER: (At Colorado Bend State Park) No report available.

FAYETTE: Water stained. Black bass are good on perch colored Rat-L-Traps and spinnerbaits. Channel and blue catfish are good on cut shad, liver, and shrimp under trees.

GRANBURY: Water murky; 83-87 degrees; 8.65 feet low. Black bass are good on black/chartreuse spinnerbaits and soft plastics. Striped bass are good on green striper jigs. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs. Catfish are good on stinkbait, shrimp, and liver.

GRANGER: Water clear; 80-84 degrees; 0.26 feet high. Black bass are good on white spinnerbaits upriver. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on white tube jigs in 4-15 feet. Blue catfish are good on shad. Yellow catfish are fair on live perch.

LBJ: Water stained; 81-85 degrees; 0.47 feet low. Black bass are fair to good on blue flake Whacky Sticks, black/blue Curb's Erratic jigs, and Texas rigged Big Pigs in 5-12 feet early. Striped bass are good on Crème Lure's 2-inch Spoiler Shads and Li'l Fishies at night. White bass are fair on Li'l Fishies at night. Crappie are slow. Channel catfish are fair on nightcrawlers, liver, and dipbait. Yellow and blue catfish are fair on trotlines baited with goldfish and perch.

NAVARRO MILLS: Water stained; 80-84 degrees; 1.54 feet low. Black bass are fair on crappie jigs and shallow running crankbaits near Crappie Point. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and watermelon tube jigs over brush piles. Channel catfish are good on stinkbait, shrimp, and shad. Blue catfish are fair on stinkbait. Yellow catfish are fair on live bait.

PROCTOR: Water murky; 82-86 degrees; 12.35 feet low. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on Li'l Fishies. Crappie are fair on small minnows. Channel and blue catfish are good on live bait. Yellow catfish are slow.

SOMERVILLE: Water murky; 81-85 degrees; 0.70 feet low. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are fair on white striper jigs. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and pink tube jigs. Perch are good on worms. Channel and blue catfish are fair on stinkbait and shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow.

STILLHOUSE: Water murky; 82-86 degrees; 12.05 feet low. Black bass are good on green pumpkin crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and soft plastic worms. White bass are good on pet spoons and slabs. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on minnows and nightcrawlers. Yellow catfish are slow.

TRAVIS: Water murky; 83-87 degrees; 56.27 feet low. Black bass are fair on bone chuggers and watermelon worms in 15-28 feet. Striped bass are slow. White bass are good on smoke grubs and jigging spoons in 28-40 feet. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on nightcrawlers and cut perch in 30-45 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.

WALTER E. LONG: Water lightly stained. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are fair on silver spoons. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and white/chartreuse tube jigs near the dam. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

WHITNEY: Water murky; 82-86 degrees; 9.89 feet low. Black bass are fair on watermelon and chartreuse Rat-L-Traps, spinnerbaits, and soft plastics off points. Striped bass are fair on silver striper jigs. White bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows and green tube jigs. Catfish are good on frozen shrimp and punchbait.

NORTHEAST

ATHENS: Water clear; 76-80 degrees; 1.64 feet low. Black bass are good on green pumpkin shakyheads and wacky worms. Crappie are good on minnows and tube jigs. Catfish are fair on cut shad and trotlines.

BOB SANDLIN: Water clear; 77-81 degrees; 2.54 feet low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits and craws. Crappie are slow on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.

BONHAM: Water stained, 76-79 degrees; 2.97 feet low. Black bass are slow along creek channel and on the rocks with crankbaits, buzzbaits and Texas rigged soft plastics. Crappie are slow on minnows and jigs along bridge pilings and deeper points with brush. Catfish are good along the rocks on shrimp, chicken livers and stinkbait.

BRIDGEPORT: Water clear, 76-80 degrees; 23.54 feet low. Black bass are good on topwaters and white spinnerbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs and topwaters. Channel catfish are good on trotlines.

CADDO: Water stained; 78-82 degrees; 0.35 feet low. Black bass are good on bladed jigs and buzzbaits. White and yellow bass are good on topwaters. Catfish are good on prepared bait and trotlines.

CEDAR CREEK: Water clear; 77-81 degrees; 5.40 feet low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws in green pumpkin on docks and Carolina rigged centipedes on deeper brush piles. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs and topwaters. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.

COOPER: Water clear; 80-84 degrees; 11.10 feet low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged worms in green pumpkin. Crappie are good on minnows and white jigs. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines and punch bait.

FAIRFIELD: Fishing has been slow since the fish kill in September of 2010. TPWD has discontinued stocking the lake after another kill in early September 2011. Redfish and black bass survived the kill in limited numbers.

FORK: Water clear; 76-80 degrees; 5.80 feet low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits near shallow timber on main lake points. Topwaters effective as well. White and yellow bass are good on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs along the bridges. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

GRAPEVINE: Water clear; 76-81 degrees; 11.45 feet low. Black bass are good on Texas rig craws and shallow crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and shrimp.

JOE POOL: Water clear; 77-80 degrees; 1.57 feet low. Black bass are good on topwaters and weightless Senkos. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are good on cut shad.

LAKE O' THE PINES: Water lightly stained; 78-82; degrees; 0.48 feet high. Black bass are slow on lipless crankbaits and spinnerbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.

LAVON: Water lightly stained; 78-83 degrees; 12.69 feet low. Black bass are slow on squarebill crankbaits and black buzzbaits. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.

LEWISVILLE: Water lightly stained; 77-81 degrees; 6.67 feet low. Black bass are good on crankbaits, topwaters and spinnerbaits near shallow cover. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

MARTIN CREEK: Water clear; 85-91 degrees; 1.89 feet low. Black bass are fair on shakyheads and drop shot finesse worms along deeper points and breaks. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are slow on trotlines and prepared bait.

MONTICELLO: Water fairly clear; 91-97 degrees; 0.06 feet low. Black bass are fair on Carolina rigged Trick Worms, deep diving crankbaits and drop shot finesse worms near breaks. Some fishing being caught on hollow body frogs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines

PALESTINE: Water clear; 76-80 degrees; 1.07 feet low. Black bass are good on green pumpkin finesse jigs and creature baits on brushed out docks. Some fishing being caught on shallow crankbaits as well. Crappie are fair on minnows. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

RAY HUBBARD: Water clear; 78-84 degrees; 9.98 feet low. Black bass are slow on deep diving crankbaits and football jigs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Hybrid striper are good on topwaters and slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

RAY ROBERTS: Water clear; 77-81 degrees; 6.98 feet low. Black bass are fair on white spinnerbaits and topwaters. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are fair on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are good on trotlines.

RICHLAND CHAMBERS: Water lightly stained; 77-80 degrees; 9.41 feet low. Black bass are slow on green pumpkin shakyheads. White bass are fair on topwaters. Hybrid striper are good on minnows and slabs. Crappie are fair on jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.

TAWAKONI: Water stained; 78-83 degrees; 11.09 feet low. Black bass are fair on topwaters, hollow body frogs and black buzzbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on topwaters. Striped bass and hybrid striper are good on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait. Please call ahead to verify access at ramp of your choice. Lake access is severely limited due to low water.

TEXOMA: Water clear; 76-80 degrees; 6.25 feet low. Black bass are fair on topwaters, medium crankbaits and shakeyhead worms. Crappie are good on jigs on brush piles. Striped bass are good on topwaters and slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

WEATHERFORD: Water clear; 77-81 degrees; 8.52 feet low. No report available. Please call ahead as low water is making launching difficult.

WRIGHT PATMAN: Water lightly stained; 78-83 degrees; 4.94 feet high. Black bass are slow on flipping tubes and flipping jigs near shallow cover. Crappie are good on white jigs and minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

SOUTH

AMISTAD: Water murky; 83-87 degrees; 36.68 feet low. Black bass are fair on buzzbaits, spooks, and Pop-R's in 4-12 feet. Striped bass are fair on Red Fins near the dam. White bass are slow. Catfish are good on cheesebait, punchbait, and nightcrawlers. Yellow catfish are good on trotlines baited with live perch. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.

BRAUNIG: Water stained. Black bass are fair on watermelon crankbaits and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are good down rigging silver and gold spoons near the jetty and dam. Redfish are fair down rigging spoons near the jetty and dam. Channel catfish are fair on live bait near the dam and the discharge. Blue catfish are good on cut bait.

CALAVERAS: Water stained. Black bass are good on chartreuse Rat-L-Traps and crankbaits. Striped bass are fair on chicken livers and shad along the shoreline. Redfish are good down rigging spoons with green grubs between the crappie wall and the dam in 15-20 feet. Channel and blue catfish are good on liver, shrimp, cheesebait, and shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

CHOKE CANYON: Water stained; 83-87 degrees; 26.99 feet low. Black bass are fair on perch colored Rat-L-Traps and white spinnerbaits. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are very good on frozen shrimp and punchbait. Yellow catfish are fair on live perch.

COLETO CREEK: Water murky; 80 degrees in main lake, 93 degrees at hot water discharge; 3.83 feet low. Black bass to 4 pounds are fair on chartreuse soft plastics and Rat-L-Traps around vegetation in 8-10 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish to 16 pounds are good on trotlines and droplines baited with live perch in 10-14 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.

FALCON: Water murky; 84-88 degrees; 31.90 feet low. Black bass are good on small crankbaits and spinnerbaits in 5-8 feet. Striped bass are slow. Channel and blue catfish are very good on frozen shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.

SOUTHEAST

CONROE: Water stained; 82-86 degrees; 0.52 feet low. Black bass are good on chartreuse and watermelon red Carolina rigged soft plastics, Senkos, and Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and pink tube jigs. Catfish are good on stinkbait and shrimp.

GIBBONS CREEK: Water clear. Black bass are good on green pumpkin Carolina rigged soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and blue tube jigs. Catfish are fair on stinkbait and live perch.

HOUSTON COUNTY: Water stained; 82-86 degrees; 0.34 feet low. Black bass to 3 pounds are excellent on silver Rat-L-Traps and Texas rigged pumpkinseed soft plastics. White bass are slow. Crappie are excellent on live minnows at night. Bream are good on live worms. Channel and blue catfish to 5 pounds are good on juglines baited with live bait. Yellow catfish are fair on juglines baited with live bait.

LIVINGSTON: Water fairly clear; 82-88 degrees; 0.70 feet low. Black bass are good on soft plastics and crankbaits. Striped bass are excellent on Zara spooks and Rat-L-Traps. White bass are good on troll tubes, slabs, and pet spoons. Crappie are good on minnows. Blue catfish are good on shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

SAM RAYBURN: Water murky; 81-85 degrees; 2.06 feet low. Black bass are good on bone topwaters and watermelon soft plastic worms. White bass are fair on spoons over humps. Crappie are good on minnows and blue tube jigs. Bream are fair on nightcrawlers. Catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait and nightcrawlers.

STEINHAGEN: 1.42 feet high. No report available.

TOLEDO BEND: Water murky; 82-86 degrees; 2.17 feet low. Black bass are good on black/blue soft plastic worms and deep diving crankbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are good on slabs and spoons. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Bream are fair on crickets and nightcrawlers. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

PANHANDLE

GREENBELT: 44.21 feet low. No report available.

MACKENZIE: 89.72 feet low. No report available.

MEREDITH: 78.68 feet low. No report available.

PALO DURO: 55.95 feet low. No report available.

WEST

ALAN HENRY: Water stained; 81-85 degrees; 8.86 feet low. Black bass are good on topwaters early, later switching to Texas rigs, Rat-L-Traps and Carolina rigs. Crappie are fair on live minnows and jigs over brush piles. Catfish are good on chartreuse (use Worm-Glo) nightcrawlers.

ARROWHEAD: Water off color; 81-84 degrees; 19.40 feet low. One ramp open and few anglers have been on the lake.

COLORADO CITY: 21.39 feet low. No report available.

FORT PHANTOM HILL: Water clear; 79-83 degrees; 16.33 feet low. Black bass are fair to good on medium running crankbaits, Senkos, Texas rigs and jigs. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers.

HUBBARD CREEK: Water off color; 79-83 degrees; 28.71 feet low. Black bass are good on Yellow Magics early, later switching to jigs, Texas rigs and DT 10s. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs over deep cover. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers and cut bait.

NASWORTHY: No report available.

OAK CREEK: Water stained; 78-83 degrees; 24.6 feet low. Black bass are fair to good on Texas rigs, shakyheads, crankbaits, Carolina rigs and jigs. Crappie are fair on jigs and live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on chartreuse (use Worn-Glo) nightcrawlers.

O.H. IVIE: Water stained; 78-83 degrees; 40.8 feet low. Black bass are good on topwater frogs early, later switching to Texas rigs, jigs and shakyheads. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs shallow.

POSSUM KINGDOM: Water fairly clear; 77-84 degrees; 15.59 feet low. Black bass are fair on topwaters early, later switching to drop shot rigs, Carolina rigs, Texas rigs and jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair to good on slabs and Road Runners. Striped bass are fair on live shad and while trolling. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers.

SPENCE: 70.41 feet low. No report available.

STAMFORD: 16.39 feet low. No report available.

SWEETWATER: Water murky; 77-82 degrees; 27.4 feet low. Black bass are fair to good on topwaters early, later switching to Carolina rigs, jigs and Texas rigs. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on prepared bait.

WHITE RIVER: Water stained; 78-83 degrees; 28.03 feet low. No report available.

COASTAL

NORTH SABINE: Trout are fair to good under the birds when the wind allows on soft plastics and good in the river on live shad. Redfish are good in the marsh on small topwaters and Stanley Ribbits.

SOUTH SABINE: Bull redfish are good at the jetty on crabs. Sheepshead and black drum are good at the jetty on live shrimp. Trout are fair around the Reef on live shrimp.

BOLIVAR: Trout are fair to good on the south shoreline on soft plastics and plugs. Black drum and redfish are good at Rollover Pass.

TRINITY BAY: Trout are good for drifters working pods of shad and mullet on Bass Assassins, Trout Killers and Sand Eels. Redfish are good at the spillway on crabs and mullet.

EAST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are fair to good on the south shoreline on topwaters and soft plastics. Whiting and sand trout are good on the edge of the Intracoastal on fresh shrimp. Gulf trout have been caught in the channel on shrimp.

WEST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are fair to good in the mud and shell on topwaters and Corkies. Sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp and crabs.

TEXAS CITY: Sand trout are good off the dike at night under lights. Flounder are fair along the drops on Gulps.

FREEPORT: Sand trout and sheepshead are good on live shrimp on the reefs. Bull redfish are good in Cold Pass and San Luis pass on cracked blue crabs.

EAST MATAGORDA BAY: Trout are fair for drifters on live shrimp over humps and scattered shell. Redfish are fair to good on the edge of the Intracoastal and Lake Austin on crabs and mullet.

WEST MATAGORDA BAY: Redfish are good in Oyster Lake on shrimp and mullet. Trout are fair on shell and grass on soft plastics. Flounder are fair to good on soft plastics over muddy bottoms.

PORT O'CONNOR: Trout and redfish are fair on topwaters over soft mud in waist-deep water in San Antonio Bay. Trout and redfish are fair for drifters working the back lakes with live shrimp and topwaters.

ROCKPORT: Bull redfish are good in the Lydia Ann Channel on crabs. Trout are fair over grass while drifting with live shrimp. Redfish are good on the Estes Flats on mullet and shrimp.

PORT ARANSAS: Bull redfish are good in the Shrimpboat Channel and at the jetty on crabs and finger mullet. Redfish are good on the East Flats on topwaters and Gulps.

CORPUS CHRISTI: Redfish are fair to good around Shamrock Cove on small topwaters and spoons. Redfish are good in the Humble Channel on crabs and table shrimp.

BAFFIN BAY: Trout are fair to good in mud and grass on Corkies and topwaters. Redfish are good in the Land Cut on natural baits.

PORT MANSFIELD: Trout are fair to good on topwaters around sand and grass holes. Redfish are fair to good while drifting pot holes and sight-casting to the shallows. Bull redfish are good at East Cut on crabs and mullet.

SOUTH PADRE: Trout and redfish are fair to good on the edge of the Intracoastal on DOA Shrimp and Gulps. Sand trout, black drum and redfish are fair to good at the jetty on shrimp and shad.

PORT ISABEL: Snook are fair in the Brownsville Ship Channel on free-lined shrimp and on the flats on topwaters. Trout and redfish are fair to good in South Bay on live shrimp and finger mullet.

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Lodi's Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department is hosting a public workshop at 7 p.m. at Hutchins Street Square to find out how it can better meet the needs of the community. What would you like to see in Lodi's parks?

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