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Lake Texoma striper fishing is really going strong, with the water temperature rising the fish get more active.

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Capt Steve Texoma Fishing Guide
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by Capt. Steve Barnes Lake Texoma Fishing Guide


Lake Texoma striper fishing is really going strong, with the water temperature rising the fish get more active.


I made the switch from artificial bait to live bait last week, as I do every year about this time and the success rate has been 100% on getting limits every trip. The down side is that bait is pretty tough to catch.


Floodgates were open most of the winter and my belief is that we lost a lot of baitfish that got flushed thru the flood gates and washed down river.


Hard to predict what the summer fishing will be like with the bait numbers down but with my many years of experience I would suggest getting after them in May and June. I would also suggest you leave your cast nets at home and just hire a Lake Texoma fishing guide and let them worry about how to catch the bait.




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Lake Texoma Weather Forecast

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 92

Thursday Night

Clear

Lo: 71

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 89

Friday Night

Clear

Lo: 74

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 89

Saturday Night

Clear

Lo: 74

Sunday

Hot

Hi: 97

Sunday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 72


Lake Texoma Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 7/18: 619.29 (+2.29)



Lake Texoma Fishing Report from TPWD (Jul. 17)

Water stained to muddy; 84–87 degrees; 2.06’ high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, shakyhead worms and topwater poppers. Crappie are fair on minnows. Striped bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are fair on trotlines.