PORT ARTHUR — Lake Calcasieu (Big Lake)---Hackberry Rod and Gun reports reds are very good the shorelines and in the channel on mullet and spoons. Trout are good with soft plastics and live bait taking fish on the main lake. Flounder action is beginning to improve with fish staging in the mouths of cut.
Sam Rayburn---Texas Parks & Wildlife Department officials report largemouths are good on watermelon soft plastic worms with chartreuse tails, and on white/gold spinnerbaits. White bass are good on silver spoons and chartreuse spinnerbaits off points. Crappie are good on minnows and white tube jigs. Bream are good on nightcrawlers. Catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live bait.
Toledo Bend---Holly Park Marina reports largemouths are improving on red bug-colored worms and crankbaits in 10 to 15 feet of water with some fish caught near brushy areas.
Crappie good over baited brush on live shiners. Very few reports of catfish.
TOLEDO BEND: Normal Pool Level: 172.0 Current Pool Level: 168.49 Was 168.43
RAYBURN LAKE: Normal Pool Level: 164 Current Pool Level: 160.45 Was: 160.64
B.A. STEIN HAGEN: Normal Pool Level: 85 Current Pool Level: 82.00 Was: 82.88