Toledo Bend Lake

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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.




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Toledo Bend Lake Weather Forecast

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 48

Sunday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 34

Martin Luther King Jr Day

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 56

Monday Night

Slight Chance Rain

Lo: 49

Tuesday

Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 64

Tuesday Night

Rain Showers Likely

Lo: 40

Wednesday

Rain Showers Likely

Hi: 42

Wednesday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 32


Toledo Bend Lake Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 1/20: 172.28 (+0.28)



Toledo Bend Lake Fishing Report from TPWD (Jan. 16)

Water stained; 56–60 degrees; 0.21’ high. Black bass are fair on green pumpkin soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and Rat–L–Traps. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs over brush piles. Bream are fair on worms. Channel and blue catfish are good on liver, shrimp, and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.