Lake Palestine

Because Life is Better at the Lake

Catfish Rodeo

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Tom Behrens has over 50 years experience in fishing and hunting across the United States. Much of this time was spent in Oklahoma and Texas where he became very familiar with the outdoor opportunities in these states. You may contact him by email at: tomdoglover29@aol.com




Lake Palestine has one of the best trophy flathead catfish populations in the state. Today inland fisheries staff from around the state are at the lake sampling these big fish during what we call the "catfish rodeo."




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Lake Palestine Weather Forecast

Friday

Rain Likely

Hi: 50

Friday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 40

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 57

Saturday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 33

Sunday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 62

Sunday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 39

Monday

Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 62

Monday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 41


Lake Palestine Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 12/15: 345.84 (+0.84)



Lake Palestine Fishing Report from TPWD (Dec. 12)

Water lightly stained; 47–49 degrees; 0.85’ high. Black bass are good on shakyhead worms, suspending jerkbaits and bladed jigs. Crappie are good on minnows. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs and minnows. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.