If Rowlett Creek isn't too far, then that is a great place for the white bass run that is starting up now. Either Park at the bridge at Miller road near the mouth or at he Rowlett Creek nature preserve. Check out the thread called Rowlett Creek 2016.
I'm new to white bass also, but I've heard most people have success white rooster tails, road runners, small flukes, and livr minnows
Pond hopping and bank angling. Taking pride in catch and release