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Diving birds marking feeding schools ...

TPWD says that striped bass and white bass are good on live bait and topwater baits when fish are near the surface. Diving birds are marking feeding schools on the surface throughout the lake. Use electronics to mark schools along the river channel and flats, where schools are on the move following baitfish. Largemouth bass are fair for anglers fishing Texas-rigged plastic worms and diving crankbaits in 16-28′ of water. Some shallow water action is happening early in the day for those throwing topwaters, Chatterbaits, and Pop-R style poppers. Crappie are fair on minnows by boathouses, timber and brush piles in 15-25′ of water. Water Temp: 82-86 degrees, slightly stained.

Teal tips ...

Lynn Burkhead, Herald Democrat, suggests that while drab colored teal and mallard hen decoys are obvious choices right now because of the early autumn plumage of migrating ducks, don’t overlook tossing out two or three colorful blue-winged or green-winged teal drake decoys. While no September duck has any real color on their bodies right now, the extra cover can give hunters just enough decoy spread visibility to lure in a flock of teal for some solid early morning shooting action.

Dove action, anyone?

North Texas Outfitters owner and lead guide Dakota Stowers continues to report good dove shooting near Waurika, Okla. As has happened often since the Sept. 1st opener, a number of NTO clients this week have continued to find good shooting action for mourning doves and white-winged dove.

Picture courtesy Tx Dove Hunter Assoc.

 




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: tbehrcomm@gmail.com


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Lake Texoma Weather Forecast

Wednesday

Rain

Hi: 46

Wednesday Night

Slight Chance Rain

Lo: 40

Thursday

Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 50

Thursday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 40

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 57

Friday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 45

Saturday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 62

Saturday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 48


Lake Texoma Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 10/28: 613.70 (-3.30)



Lake Texoma Fishing Report from TPWD (Oct. 21)

GOOD. Water lightly stained; 73 degrees; 3.47 low. Striped bass and white bass are good on live shad, swimbaits, and slabs. Diving birds are marking feeding schools feeding on the surface throughout the lake. Largemouth bass are fair fishing Texas-rigged plastic worms, jigs, and diving crankbaits in 16-28’ with some fish moving into shallow water in the 3-10’ range. Crappie are fair on minnows near boathouses, timber and brush piles in 15-25’. Catfish are excellent on cut bait and punch bait.