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Safe Shooting Zones of Fire


Safe Shooting Zones of Fire

One of the most common errors in hunting is swinging on game outside of a "safe zone of fire” – that specific area in which a hunter can safely fire a shot. You should always establish and stick to a safe zone and never shoot outside it.
Be aware of the locations of your companions and the dogs with every step you take. If in doubt, don't take the shot! You can refresh your knowledge of shooting sports safety with this short video.
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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:

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Lake LBJ Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 3/17: 824.69 (-0.31)

Lake LBJ Fishing Report from TPWD (Mar. 14)

Water stained; 72–76 degrees; 0.68’ low. Black bass are good on Bleeding Shad Rat–L–Traps, buzzbaits, and wacky rigged green pumpkin Whacky Sticks. Striped bass are fair on white striper jigs. White bass are fair vertically jigging Pirk Minnows under birds. Crappie are good on white tube jigs and live minnows over brush piles. Channel catfish are fair on minnows. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.