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New Hunting Season Dates and Regulation Changes

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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




Mark your calendar, hunting season dates for 2019-2020 are now set, including these season openers:


Dove: 9/1 all zones, special regulations apply in South Zone
Archery: 9/28
White-tailed deer: 11/2


What's new:
Air guns and arrow guns are legal for hunting
Pintail: daily bag limit decreases from 2 to 1
Javelina: hunting seasons added in 6 more counties
Mule deer: 20" minimum antler spread of the main beams in Lynn County
Antlerless deer: hunting seasons expanded and harvest reporting is required in select counties using My Texas Hunt Harvest.


Photo courtesy TPWD


 


 




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Possum Kingdom Lake Weather Forecast

Sunday

Hot

Hi: 99

Sunday Night

Clear

Lo: 79

Monday

Hot

Hi: 106

Monday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 80

Tuesday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 99

Tuesday Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 75

Wednesday

Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 92

Wednesday Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 74


Possum Kingdom Lake Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 8/25: 998.40 (-0.60)



Possum Kingdom Lake Fishing Report from TPWD (Aug. 21)

Water fairly clear; 78–88 degrees; 0.49’ low. Black bass are fair on drop shot rigs, shakyheads and Carolina rigs. Crappie are fair on split shot rigged live minnows and jigs around deeper structure. White bass are fair to good on tail spinners and live shad. Striped bass are fair to good on live shad and Sassy Shad. Catfish are good on live or dead shad and nightcrawlers.