Lake Palestine

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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

Sunday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 87

Sunday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 73

Monday

Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 88

Monday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 73

Tuesday

Thunderstorms Likely

Hi: 84

Tuesday Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 69

Wednesday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 90

Wednesday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 73


Lake Palestine Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 5/19: 346.28 (+1.28)



Lake Palestine Fishing Report from TPWD (May 15)

Water lightly stained; 73–77 degrees; 1.94’ high. Black bass are good on shakyhead worms, Texas rigged creature baits and hollow body frogs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Hybrid striper are good on minnows and topwaters. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are slow on trotlines.