Lake Sam Rayburn

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Are you ready for the dove season?

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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




Dove Numbers Continue to Soar


According to Texas Parks & Wildlife Department if you were impressed by last year's dove turnout, this season's forecast is even better. White-winged dove numbers continue to soar, and mourning dove numbers are expected to be above average.


It's always a good idea to look over the dove identifier so you know which birds to avoid. You'll find it and all your need-to-know on the Dove Season Checklist.


Regulation Changes:


New for the 2018-2019 hunting season:
Our extended 90-day season continues, with opening day begins a half-an-hour before sunrise on Sept. 1 in the North and Central Zones. The South Zone also opens on Sept. 1 due to Special White-Winged Dove Days, with shooting hours noon to sunset. The South Zone regular season opens on Sept. 14, a week earlier than in previous years. The daily bag limit for all zones is 15. Refer to this season's Outdoor Annual for details.


 




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Lake Sam Rayburn Weather Forecast

Tuesday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 93

Tuesday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 74

Wednesday

Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 95

Wednesday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 73

Thursday

Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 89

Thursday Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 74

Friday

Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 87

Friday Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 73


Lake Sam Rayburn Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 9/18: 161.07 (-3.33)



Lake Sam Rayburn Fishing Report from TPWD (Sep. 12)

Water stained; 89–93 degrees; 3.56’ low. Black bass are slow. White bass are fair on minnows and silver spoons. Crappie are fair on minnows and chartreuse jigs over brush piles. Bream are fair on crickets and nightcrawlers. Catfish are good on trotlines baited with shrimp and cut bait.