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Fishing At Lavon Lake

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Fishing for largemouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, tilapia, white bass, yellow bass, striped bass, longnose gar and spotted gar at Lake Lavon in East Texas.

Surrounded by numerous parks and campgrounds, Lavon Lake (Lake Lavon) is a 21,400-acre lake in northeast Texas, at McKinney. While Lavon Lake is famous for great crappie fishing, it also offers a wide variety of other species to pursue. Bass, catfish, sunfish, white bass, gar, and striped bass all reside herein. Winter and spring are prime months for crappie, while spring and fall are the best times to catch bass in the shallows. Most fish migrate with the schools of baitfish moving deeper in summer and winter, and back shallower in spring and fall. Numerous boat launch ramps around the lake facilitate launching of boats for fishing, sailing, sightseeing and water sports. Portage a kayak or canoe from various parking areas around the lake. If you like to fish from the bank, much of the 120 miles of shoreline is accessible.

Primary fish species residing in Lake Lavon

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Largemouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish Black crappie White crappie Bluegill Tilapia White Bass Yellow Bass Striped bass Longnose gar Spotted gar

Lavon Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

East Fork (TX) Campground - 972 442-3141

Lavon Lake Corps of Engineers Campground - 972 442-3141

Lake Lavon RV Park - 972 832-6362

Lakeland RV Ranch and Campground - 682 551-5211

Country View RV Park - 972 670-9550

Alvin Lafon's RV Parks Campground - 972 736-2635

Hidden Acres RV Park - 972 734-6624

Lake Lavon TX Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lavon Lake
Lavon Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 356
Lavon, TX 75166
972 853-7092

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