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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

Wednesday

Cloudy

Hi: 57

Wednesday Night

Chance Rain

Lo: 54

Thursday

Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 65

Thursday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 48

Friday

Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 69

Friday Night

Thunderstorms

Lo: 46

Saturday

Chance Rain

Hi: 50

Saturday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 28


Lake Palestine Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 1/16: 345.78 (+0.78)



Lake Palestine Fishing Report from TPWD (Jan. 16)

Water lightly stained; 48–51 degrees; 0.93’ high. Black bass are good on weightless Senkos, spinnerbaits and bladed jigs. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows. Hybrid striper are slow on minnows. White bass are slow on slabs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.