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New Hunting Season Dates and Regulation Changes

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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




Mark your calendar, hunting season dates for 2019-2020 are now set, including these season openers:
Dove: 9/1 all zones, special regulations apply in South Zone
Archery: 9/28
White-tailed deer: 11/2


What's new:
Air guns and arrow guns are legal for hunting
Pintail: daily bag limit decreases from 2 to 1
Javelina: hunting seasons added in 6 more counties
Mule deer: 20" minimum antler spread of the main beams in Lynn County
Antlerless deer: hunting seasons expanded and harvest reporting is required in select counties using My Texas Hunt Harvest.


Photo courtesy TPWD




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Toledo Bend Lake Weather Forecast

Saturday

Thunderstorms Likely

Hi: 81

Saturday Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 70

Sunday

Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 83

Sunday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 74

Monday

Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 94

Monday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 74

Tuesday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 96

Tuesday Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 74


Toledo Bend Lake Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 8/24: 165.47 (-6.53)



Toledo Bend Lake Fishing Report from TPWD (Aug. 21)

Water murky; 86–90 degrees; 6.49’ low. Black bass are fair on watermelon Rat–L–Traps and soft plastic worms. Striped bass are slow. White bass are good on pet spoons. Crappie are fair on minnows and white tube jigs at night. Bream are good on crickets and nightcrawlers. Channel and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait, stinkbait, and nightcrawlers. Yellow catfish are slow.