Lake Texoma

Because Life is Better at the Lake

Operation Welcome Home

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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




This weekend is Operation Welcome Home, Nov. 9-10, on Lake Texoma when various fishing guides will be giving free fishing trips to soldiers. Anyone who has a boat who can fish and take out soldiers to fish for stripers on lake Texoma is also welcome.


A host of different people from the VFW will welcome the soldiers on Friday. Shirts and caps donated from Reed Cabinet Shop of Amarillo are given to fishermen and guides. Little Mineral Resort and Tanglewood Resort is offering lodging for about 90 soldiers and their families.

VFW Post 7873 will feed the soldiers and assign soldiers to boats. The following morning at Little Mineral Resort the everyone is fed breakfast burritos by the Vietnam Veterans Assn. of Sherman.


Everyone will have a chance to hook a big striper until noon. Afterwards Georgetown Baptist Church provides lunch and service. The day concludes with supper at the Elks Lodge for supper.


“We thank them for their service.” JD Dorsey


Attached is a photo, courtesy VFW, of some of last year's trip.


 


 




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Lake Texoma Weather Forecast

Thursday

Sunny

Hi: 54

Thursday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 42

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 59

Friday Night

Clear

Lo: 44


Lake Texoma Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 11/15: 619.22 (+2.22)



Lake Texoma Fishing Report from TPWD (Nov. 14)

Water stained to muddy; 51–54 degrees; 2.67’ high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged craws, bladed jigs and spinnerbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Striped bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are slow on trotlines. Please call ahead to confirm ramps are open.