Lake Palestine

Because Life is Better at the Lake

Catfish Rodeo

by

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

Sunday

Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 80

Sunday Night

Chance Rain

Lo: 71

Monday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 84

Monday Night

Slight Chance Rain Showers

Lo: 71

Tuesday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 87

Tuesday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 71

Wednesday

Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 83

Wednesday Night

Chance Rain Showers

Lo: 69


Lake Palestine Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 9/23: 343.11 (-1.89)



Lake Palestine Fishing Report from TPWD (Sep. 19)

Water lightly stained; 81–84 degrees; 2.09’ low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws, Flukes and shakyhead worms. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. White bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.