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It's Turkey Time in Texas

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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




Rio Grande turkey has a bag limit of 4 birds, and the general seasons are:
South Zone: 3/17 - 4/29
North Zone: 3/31 - 5/13
Special 1 Turkey Bag Limit (10 counties): 4/1 - 4/30
Check county listings for special bag limits, season dates and other special regulations for counties. Refer to your Outdoor Annual for general dates, the Spring Zone Map and required tagging information.


Eastern turkey has a limit of 1 bird, and the general season is April 15 - May 14. Eastern Turkey hunters must check their harvested turkey with the free My Texas Hunt Harvest app or website.


Photo: Courtesy TPWD




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Lake Palestine Weather Forecast

Tuesday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 93

Tuesday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 70

Wednesday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 93

Wednesday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 72

Thursday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 95

Thursday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 76

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 96

Friday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 76


Lake Palestine Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 8/21: 343.19 (-1.81)



Lake Palestine Fishing Report from TPWD (Aug. 15)

Water lightly stained; 83–86 degrees; 1.70’ low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, topwaters and shallow crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.