The weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for March 18:

■ ATHENS: FAIR. Water lightly stained; 54 degrees; 0.51’ high. Largemouth bass are fair on Carolina rigged worms, jigs, square-billed crankbaits and bladed spinnerbaits working the vegetation edges of shoreline and creeks. Crappie are fair with minnows and jigs among natural and man-made structures. Catfish are fair on cut bait. Sunfish are fair on cutworms.

■ BOB SANDLIN: FAIR. Water clear; 56 degrees; 0.21’ high. Black bass are good on lipless crankbaits, plastic worms and lizards, and flipping jigs in creeks and coves. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows in creeks. Catfish are good on cut bait and blood bait in 12-18’.

■ CADDO: GOOD. Water lightly stained; 53-56 degrees; 1.41’ high. Largemouth bass are good in shallow water with swimbaits and crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs in shallow water. White bass are fair on jigs in shallow water. Chain Pickerel are fair. Catfish are good on stinkbait and live bait.

■ FORK: GOOD. Water lightly stained; 58-62 degrees; 0.19’ low. Largemouth bass are excellent on soft plastic creatures, lipless crankbaits, and chatter baits spawning in creeks and coves in 2-4’. White and yellow bass are good in creeks. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows in creeks. Catfish are fair on prepared bait and cut bait in deeper water.

■ JACKSONVILLE: FAIR. Water lightly stained; 56 degrees; 0.16’ high. Largemouth bass are fair with crankbaits and spinners, moving into spawning areas and coves. Crappie are fair on jigs and minnows in creeks and shallow structure. Catfish are good on cut shad and prepared bait.

■ LAKE O’ THE PINES: GOOD. Water stained; 56-58 degrees; 4.52’ high. Largemouth bass are good on medium size crankbaits, and Texas rigged creature baits in spawning areas. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs in the creek mouths and drains. Catfish are fair on cut bait and blood bait in 10-16 feet of water.

■ MARTIN CREEK: GOOD. Water stained; 62 degrees; 0.06’ low. Largemouth bass are good on jigs and crankbaits in shallow coves and creeks. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows at Dirgin Bridge and RR trestle. Catfish are good on cut bait in 25’.

■ PALESTINE: FAIR. Water clear; 54 degrees; 0.67’ high. Largemouth bass are good in shallow water working soft plastics and flipping jigs. Crappie are fair on jigs and minnows in creeks or near shallow structure. Hybrid stripers are fair on slabs and trolling. White bass are good on swimbaits in the creeks. Catfish are fair on shad and chicken livers.

■ RAY HUBBARD: GOOD. Water clear; 55-59 degrees; 0.36’ high. Largemouth bass are good on crankbaits, plastics and spinners in water less than 5’. White bass are excellent spawning in creeks caught on white rooster tails and swimbaits. Crappie are moving shallow into creeks. Catfish are fair on live and cut bait.

■ SULPHUR SPRINGS: FAIR. Water stained; 57-59 degrees; 1.32’ high. Largemouth bass are fair on bladed jigs in creeks. Crappie continue to be fair on minnows and jigs in 12-18’. Catfish are good on cut shad and live bait in 25’.

■ TEXOMA: GOOD. Water stained; 56-59 degrees; 1.31’ low. Striped bass are good using slabs, shad imitations, and live shad. Largemouth bass are fair fishing plastics and crankbaits in shallow water. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs by boathouses, marinas, creeks, and inlets. Catfish are fair on cut bait, and minnows in 25’.

■ TYLER: GOOD. Water clear; 57 degrees; 0.20’ high. Black bass are fair on Carolina rigged creature baits and worms as well as spinners and jigs fishing dock structures and natural shorelines in creeks and coves. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows near submerged structure or brush and creeks. Catfish are good on stinkbait and live baits. White bass are fair.

■ SAM RAYBURN: FAIR. Water stained; 63-66 degrees; 0.42’ high. Largemouth bass are good in creeks skirting structure with worms, jigs, and spinners. White bass are fair fishing minnows in creeks. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on live and stinkbait.

■ TOLEDO BEND: FAIR. Water slightly stained; 63-66 degrees; 0.41’ low. Largemouth bass are very active and caught in large numbers with crankbaits, spinners, and jigs. Striped bass are slow. White bass remain slow. Crappie are fair on minnows in sun covered structure. Channel and blue catfish are fair on stinkbait.