Lake LBJ

Because Life is Better at the Lake

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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Lake LBJ Weather Forecast

Monday

Hot

Hi: 100

Monday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 76

Tuesday

Hot

Hi: 100

Tuesday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 75

Wednesday

Hot

Hi: 100

Wednesday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 75

Thursday

Hot

Hi: 99

Thursday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 75


Lake LBJ Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 8/19: 825.31 (+0.31)



Lake LBJ Fishing Report from TPWD (Aug. 14)

Water stained; 84–88 degrees; 0.76’ low. Black bass are fair on chartreuse soft plastic worms and topwaters, and on watermelon Whacky Sticks in 6–15 feet. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and white tube jigs over brush piles. Channel catfish are good on shrimp and stinkbait. Yellow and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with live perch.