Fish apparently like chicken. One Texas couple had a chicken McNugget to spare, so they used it as bait and hauled in a record-breaking catch. This might give you some ideas for next year's Big Bass Bash at Lake Palestine.
Red water seems like it might come from a horror movie, but in this case it's coming from the water itself. It's just a faint reddish-brown actually, and if you travel to Corpus Christi this weekend, you might see it.