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

Friday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 86

Friday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 71

Saturday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 90

Saturday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 67

Sunday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 90

Sunday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 70

Memorial Day

Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 89

Monday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 72


Toledo Bend Lake Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 5/24: 172.60 (+0.60)



Toledo Bend Lake Fishing Report from TPWD (May 22)

Water murky; 75–83 degrees; 1.06’ high. Black bass are fair on soft plastic worms and crankbaits. Striped bass are fair on white bucktail jigs. White bass are fair on silver spoons and Li’l Fishies in the river. Crappie are good on minnows and pink tube jigs over baited holes. Bream are good on crickets and nightcrawlers. Channel and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait. Yellow catfish are slow.