PORT ARTHUR — South Sabine---Flounder remain fair along the Louisiana shoreline and around the causeway. Trout and reds are slow to fair under the birds on a variety of plastics and live bait.
Sabine Pass---Flounder are slowing but fair numbers are coming from various points in the channel. The best bites are on incoming tides, but any moving water is producing bites. Very few reports of specks and reds.
Lake Calcasieu (Big Lake)---Hackberry Rod and Gun reports fair action for trout and reds on live bait and plastics fished under the birds throughout the system. Flounder fishing is fair in the channel south of the lake.
Sam Rayburn---Texas Parks & Wildlife Department officials report largemouths are slow. White bass are fair on minnows, watermelon spinnerbaits, and white striper jigs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Bream are good on worms. Catfish are good on nightcrawlers, shrimp, and minnows.
Toledo Bend---Texas Parks & Wildlife Department officials report largemouths are good on chartreuse soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and Rat–L–Traps. Striped bass are good on chartreuse striper jigs. White bass are good on slabs and silver spoons. Crappie are good on minnows over brush piles. Bream are fair on worms. Channel and blue catfish are good on minnows, shrimp, and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.
TOLEDO BEND: Normal Pool Level: 172.0 Current Pool Level: 167.59 Was 167.58
RAYBURN LAKE: Normal Pool Level: 164 Current Pool Level: 159.66 Was: 159.75
B.A. STEIN HAGEN: Normal Pool Level: 85 Current Pool Level: 81.80 Was: 81.72