Here is the weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for March 14 and also available on the internet at http://www.txfishing.com

CENTRAL

BASTROP: Water stained; 65-69 degrees. Black bass are fair on chartreuse/white soft plastics and Rat-L-Traps. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are good on stinkbait, shrimp, and chicken livers. Yellow catfish are slow.

BELTON: Water stained; 66-70 degrees; 1.25 feet high. Black bass are fair on watermelon Rat-L-Traps and spinnerbaits. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are good on light blue jigs. Crappie are good on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are good on hot dogs, shrimp, and stinkbait at night. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines and throwlines baited with live perch.

BROWNWOOD: Water stained; 65-69 degrees; 0.39 feet high. Black bass are good on craw and black/blue Bass Hogg jigs, Persuader crankbaits, and GrandeBass 4-inch Trickster worms over brush piles. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are fair on Li'l Fishies, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits off lighted docks. Crappie are fair on Li'l Fishies and minnows over brush piles. Channel catfish are fair on cut bait and nightcrawlers over baited holes. Yellow catfish are slow.

BUCHANAN: Water stained; 67-71 degrees; 1.96 feet low. Black bass are good on green pumpkin JDC Craws, jerkbaits, and chartreuse Whacky Sticks in 12-20 feet. Striped bass are fair trolling crankbaits and striper jigs, and drifting live bait in 20-30 feet. White bass are fair on Shad Raps, Pirk Minnows, and live bait. Crappie are fair on minnows over brush piles in 12-15 feet. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.

CANYON LAKE: Water stained; 65-69 degrees; 0.36 feet high. Black bass are fair on watermelon Curb's hair jigs, JDC drop shot worms, and jerkbaits along break lines and ledges. Striped bass are fair vertically jigging Pirk Minnows and Spoiler Shads. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs upriver. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.

COLEMAN: Water stained; 66-70 degrees; 0.17 feet low. Black bass are fair on watermelon soft plastics and Rat-L-Traps. Hybrid striper are good on chartreuse striper jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows over brush piles. Channel catfish are good on stinkbait and cut bait. Yellow catfish are slow.

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

FAYETTE: Water murky. Black bass are good on green pumpkin Carolina rigged soft plastics, crankbaits, and Wacky Worms in reeds. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp and shad.

GRANBURY: Water stained; 65-69 degrees; 0.04 feet low. Black bass are fair on watermelon soft plastics, spinnerbaits, crankbaits, and Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are slow.

GRANGER: Water stained; 64-68 degrees; 0.39 feet high. Black bass are fair on green pumpkin jigs and Rat-L-Traps in timber along the river channel. White bass are fair near Dickerson's bottom. Crappie are fair on minnows upriver at night. Blue catfish are fair on cut bait in 10-20 feet. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live bait.

LBJ: Water stained; 66-70 degrees; 0.90 feet low. Black bass are good on black/blue Curb's jigs and watermelon tubes. Striped bass are slow. White bass are good on silver Pirk Minnows and Spoiler Shads near the power plant. Crappie are fair on minnows over brush piles. Channel catfish are fair on minnows and nightcrawlers. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.

NAVARRO MILLS: Water stained; 67-71 degrees; 0.47 feet high. Black bass are good on green pumpkin crankbaits near the dam. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on white tube jigs and minnows. Channel catfish are good on stinkbait. Blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with goldfish and shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow.

PROCTOR: Water stained; 64-68 degrees; 0.01 feet high. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are good on chartreuse striper jigs. White bass are good trolling watermelon crankbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are fair on live shad and shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow.

SOMERVILLE: Water murky; 65-69 degrees; 0.19 feet high. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are good on silver/blue striper jigs. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

STILLHOUSE HOLLOW: Water murky; 64-68 degrees; 0.63 feet high. Black bass are fair on watermelon soft plastics. White bass are fair on minnows and spinnerbaits. Crappie are good on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are fair on shrimp and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.

TRAVIS: Water stained; 67-71 degrees; 1.04 feet high. Black bass are good on Senkos, flukes, and crawfish crankbaits in 5-15 feet. Striped bass are slow. White bass are good on white grubs, watermelon crankbaits, and minnows in 8-20 feet. Crappie are good on minnows and white tube jigs in 8-18 feet. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.

WALTER E. LONG: Water murky. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are good on white striper jigs. White bass are good on Li'l Fishies and pet spoons. Crappie are good on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are fair on nightcrawlers and punchbait. Yellow catfish are slow.

WHITNEY: Water stained; 66-70 degrees; 2.59 feet low. Black bass are fair on watermelon spinnerbaits and Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on small spinnerbaits and minnows. Crappie are good on minnows and blue tube jigs. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers and stinkbait.

NORTHEAST

ATHENS: Water lightly stained; 61-64 degrees; 0.30 feet high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits, weightless Senkos and spinnerbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

BOB SANDLIN: Water lightly stained; 60-64 degrees; 0.24 feet high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws and spinnerbaits. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.

BONHAM: Water stained; 59-63 degrees; 2.88 feet low. Black bass are good on Rat L Traps, spinnerbaits, and bladed jigs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good drifting cut bait.

BRIDGEPORT: Water lightly stained, 58-63 degrees: 0.19 feet high. Black bass are fair on shakyhead worms, squarebill crankbaits and spinnerbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and white jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Catfish are slow on trotlines.

CADDO: Water stained; 60-65 degrees; 0.80 feet high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws, lipless crankbaits and bladed jigs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

CEDAR CREEK: Water stained; 57-62 degrees; 0.02 feet low. Black bass are good on squarebill crankbaits, Texas rigged craws and weightless Flukes. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and rod and reels.

COOPER: Water stained to muddy; 3.40 feet low. No report available.

FAIRFIELD: Water lightly stained; 64-74 degrees; 0.15 feet low. Black bass good on Texas rigged creature baits, spinnerbaits and topwaters. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish no report. Redfish no report.

FORK: Water lightly stained; 60-64 degrees; 2.07 feet low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws, spinnerbaits and bladed jigs. White and yellow bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

GRAPEVINE: Water stained; 58-62 degrees; 0.28 feet high. Black bass are good on flipping jigs, shallow crankbaits and Texas rigged worms. White bass and hybrid bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.

JOE POOL: Water lightly stained; 59-63 degrees; 0.09 feet high. Black bass are fair on weightless worms, bladed jigs and shakeyhead worms. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

LAKE O' THE PINES: Water lightly stained; 60-65 degrees: 0.83 feet high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws, bladed jigs and lipless crankbaits. White bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

LAVON: Water stained; 58-63 degrees: 2.02 feet low. Black bass are fair on squarebill crankbaits, spinnerbaits and bladed jigs. White bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.

LEWISVILLE: Water stained; 59-64 degrees; 0.06 feet low. Black bass are good on squarebill crankbaits, bladed jigs and Flukes. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines.

MARTIN CREEK: Water lightly stained; 72-77 degrees; 0.93 feet low. Black bass are fair on topwaters, hollow body frogs, and Texas rig craws. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

MONTICELLO: Water stained; 72-76 degrees; 0.64 feet high. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits, weightless Senkos and Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.

PALESTINE: Water lightly stained; 59-64 degrees; 0.15 feet high. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits, bladed jigs and spinnerbaits. Crappie are good on minnows. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. White bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

RAY HUBBARD: Water lightly stained; 59-64 degrees; 0.59 feet low. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits, Texas rigged worms and shallow crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Catfish are slow on trotlines.

RAY ROBERTS: Water stained; 59-63 degrees; 0.01 feet high. Black bass are fair on bladed jigs, Texas rigged creature baits and spinnerbaits. White bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows and white jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.

RICHLAND CHAMBERS: Water lightly stained; 58-62 degrees; 0.20 feet low. Black bass are good on bladed jigs, Texas rigged craws and flipping jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

TAWAKONI: Water stained; 59-64 degrees; 2.87 feet low. Black bass are good on bladed jigs, flipping jigs and Texas rigged craws. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid bass are good on slabs and minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.

TEXOMA: Water stained; 59-63 degrees; 2.58 feet low. Black bass are good on shallow crankbaits, spinnerbaits and Texas rigged craws. Crappie are good on minnows. Striped bass are good on slabs. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad.

WEATHERFORD: Water lightly stained; 0.32 feet low. No report available.

WRIGHT PATMAN: Water stained; 3.47 feet high. No report available.

SOUTH

AMISTAD: Water murky; 68-72 degrees; 20.90 feet low. Black bass are very good on jerkbaits, soft plastics, crankbaits, spinnerbaits, swimbaits, and jigs. Striped bass are good on slabs, deep running crankbaits, and jigging spoons. White bass are good on slabs, deep running crankbaits, and jigging spoons. Crappie are good on live minnows up Devil's River in the trees. Catfish are fair on stinkbait, shrimp, and nightcrawlers over baited holes. Yellow catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live perch at night. Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico side) whether fishing or not.

BRAUNIG: Water murky. Black bass are fair on crankbaits and Rat-L-Traps near the jetty and dam. Striped bass are fair down rigging silver and gold spoons and marble spinnerbaits near the dam. Redfish are fair on perch, shad, tilapia, crawfish, and shrimp near Dead Tree Point. Channel catfish are good on liver, shrimp, cheesebait, and cut bait near the discharge. Blue catfish are fair on live bait and cut bait.

CALAVERAS: Water murky. Black bass are good on watermelon soft plastic worms and crankbaits near the dam. Striped bass are fair on silver spoons and jigs near the dam, and on cut perch and shad along the shoreline. Redfish are fair down rigging silver spoons near the dam. Channel and blue catfish are good on nightcrawlers, shrimp, and cheesebait. Yellow catfish are slow.

CHOKE CANYON: Water stained; 66-70 degrees; 19.79 feet low. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits and heavy jigs in grass. White bass are good on minnows and spoons. Crappie are good on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are good on stinkbait and live perch. Yellow catfish are slow.

COLETO CREEK: Water stained; 80 degrees at the hot water discharge, 68 degrees in main lake; 0.22 feet high. Black bass to 8 pounds are good on crankbaits and spinnerbaits in 6-8 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and pink tube jigs near Coletoville Bridge in 8-10 feet. Channel and blue catfish to 8 pounds are good on live perch and shad in 8-10 feet. Yellow catfish are slow.

FALCON: Water murky; 67-71 degrees; 29.89 feet low. Black bass are good on watermelon spinnerbaits and shallow running crankbaits. Striped bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are very good on shrimp, stinkbait, and cut bait under cormorants. 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; 65-69 degrees; 0.08 feet high. Black bass are good on green pumpkin soft plastics and spinnerbaits. Striped bass are fair on silver striper jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows and pink tube jigs. Catfish are good on stinkbait, cut bait, and frozen shrimp.

GIBBONS CREEK: Water stained. Black bass are good on watermelon soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and Rat-L-Traps. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on shrimp, cut bait, and nightcrawlers.

HOUSTON COUNTY: Water stained; 66-70 degrees; 0.16 feet high. Black bass to 7 pounds are very good on plum soft plastic worms and black/chartreuse neon lizards. White bass are slow. Crappie are very good on minnows from piers and over brush piles. Bream are good on live worms. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are very good over brush near the dam.

LIVINGSTON: Water stained; 65-69 degrees; 0.12 feet high. Black bass are very good on watermelon crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and soft plastics. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on pet spoons. Crappie are fair on minnows. Blue catfish are good on shad. Yellow catfish are slow.

SAM RAYBURN: Water stained; 66-70 degrees; 1.33 feet low. Black bass are good on Carolina rigged green pumpkin soft plastics, crankbaits, and Rat-L-Traps. White bass are good on minnows and watermelon spoons. Crappie are good on minnows and white tube jigs. Bream are good on worms. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers, liver, and cut bait.

STEINHAGEN: 1.35 feet high. No report available.

TOLEDO BEND: Water stained; 65-69 degrees; 2.49 feet low. Black bass are fair on chartreuse/black soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs. Bream are good on worms. Channel and blue catfish are good on frozen shrimp, cut bait, and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.

PANHANDLE

GREENBELT: 30.98 feet low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigs, jigs and 5-inch Yum Dingers. Crappie are fair on live minnows.

MACKENZIE: 74.05 feet low. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers.

MEREDITH: 60.39 feet low. TPWD has begun restocking the lake with Walleye. Reports of black bass are rare. No reports of smallmouth bass. Bream and channel catfish are being caught in good numbers.

PALO DURO: 58.78 feet low. No report available.

WEST

ALAN HENRY: Water clear on the main lake, stained toward the river; 60 degrees; 1.75 feet low. Black bass are good on shakyheads with trick worms, 7-inch Power Worms, swim jigs, medium and deep diving crankbaits. Crappie and bass are good on minnows. Catfish are excellent on rod and reel with cut bait and punchbait on baited holes.

ARROWHEAD: Water fairly clear; 55-61 degrees; 0.21 feet low. Black bass are fair to good on Texas rigs, Senkos and Rat-L-Traps. Crappie are fair to good on jigs and minnows in the shallows. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers.

COLORADO CITY: 13.25 feet low. No report available.

FORT PHANTOM HILL: Water murky; 57-62 degrees; 0.26 feet high. Black bass are fair on jigs, Texas rigs and buzzbaits. Crappie are fair to good on jigs and minnows. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers.

HUBBARD CREEK: Water off color; 56-62 degrees; 0.21 feet low. Black bass are fair on split shot rigged flukes, Senkos, Texas rigs and finesse jigs. Crappie are fair to good on jigs and minnows around shallow cover. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers and cut bait.

NASWORTHY: 57-63 degrees; 1.29 feet low. Black bass are fair to good on chatterbaits, jigs and Texas rigged lizards. No reports on crappie. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and cut bait.

OAK CREEK: Water stained; 56-62 degrees; 7.99 feet low. Black bass are good on Texas rigs, Senkos and jigs. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on chartreuse (use Worn-Glo) nightcrawlers.

O.H. IVIE: Water stained; 55-61 degrees; 33 feet low. Black bass are good on jigs, Texas rigged creature baits and Yum Dingers. Crappie are fair to good on minnows and jigs in the shallows. Catfish are fair to good on cut bait and nightcrawlers.

POSSUM KINGDOM: Water off color; 55-62 degrees; 0.06 feet low. Black bass are fair to good on Texas rigs, jigs, shakyheads and chatterbaits. Crappie are fair on live minnows. White bass are fair to good on slabs. Striped bass are fair on live shad. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers.

SPENCE: 49.86 feet low. No report available.

STAMFORD: 0.57 feet low. Black bass are fair on Senkos, split shot rigged flukes, Texas rigs and jigs. Crappie are fair to good on live minnows. White bass are fair to good on minnows and tail spinners. Blue catfish are fair to good on cut and live bait.

SWEETWATER: Water off color; 57-63 degrees; 22.25 feet low. No report available.

WHITE RIVER: Water stained; 55-62 degrees; 19.62 feet low. Black bass are very slow (the bass population was greatly reduced during the drought). No reports on crappie. Catfish are fair to good on nightcrawlers and cut bait.

COASTAL

NORTH SABINE: Trout are fair to good on the Louisiana shoreline on topwaters and Corkies and in the river on shad. Flounder are fair on jigs tipped with shrimp around marsh drains.

SOUTH SABINE: Sheepshead and black drum are good at the jetty on live shrimp. Trout are fair to good around Lighthouse Cove on topwaters. Redfish are good around pods of shad.

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 fair for drifters working pods of shad and mullet on MirrOlures and Corkies. Waders have taken better trout on the shell along the east shoreline. Redfish are fair to good on shad at the spillway.

EAST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are good on the south shoreline on MirrOlures and She Dogs. Whiting and sand trout are good on the edge of the Intracoastal on fresh shrimp. Black drum are fair to good in the Ship Channel on crabs.

TEXAS CITY: Trout are fair on reefs on live bait. Redfish are good in Moses Lake on shrimp and crabs. Black drum are good in the channel on crabs.

WEST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are fair to good for drifters working shell on live shrimp. Sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp and crabs.

FREEPORT: Sand trout and sheepshead are good on live shrimp on the reefs. Black drum are good at the jetties 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 on crabs and mullet.

WEST MATAGORDA BAY: Redfish are fair to good on the edge of Oyster Lake on shrimp and crabs. Trout are fair on shell and grass on soft plastics and live shrimp. Black drum are fair to good at the jetty on crabs.

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

ROCKPORT: Trout are fair to good in Morris-Cummings Cut on free-lined shrimp. Black drum are good in the Lydia Ann Channel on crabs. Trout are fair over grass while drifting with live shrimp.

PORT ARANSAS: Redfish are fair to good at East Flats on shrimp. Black drum are good in the Shrimpboat Channel on crabs and finger mullet. Redfish and sheepshead are fair to good at the jetty on shrimp.

CORPUS CHRISTI: Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on Gulps and live shrimp. Black drum are good in the Humble Channel at night on crabs and table shrimp.

BAFFIN BAY: Trout are good in grass and rocks on Corkies and topwaters. Black drum are good in the Land Cut on crabs. Trout are fair to good in the Land Cut on live shrimp.

PORT MANSFIELD: Trout are fair to good on topwaters around sand and grass. Redfish are fair to good while drifting pot holes.

SOUTH PADRE: Trout are good around the spoil islands, channel edges and color changes on DOA Shrimp and Gulps under popping corks. Black drum, redfish and sheepshead are good at the jetty on shrimp.

PORT ISABEL: Trout are fair to good around bars and guts on live shrimp. Trout and redfish are fair to good at Gas Well Flats on live shrimp. Redfish are fair at Three Island on small topwaters and soft plastics under rattling corks.