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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill and white bass at Navarro Mills Lake in East Texas.

Navarro Mills Lake, TX

Crappie thrive among the flooded timber at Navarro Mills Lake. This 5,000-acre reservoir in the east-central part of the state, at Navarro Mills, is also home to bass, catfish, bluegill and white bass. Multiple boat ramps provide easy launching of fishing boats, pleasure boats and water sport craft.

Navarro Mills Lake, located in Central Texas, is a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts seeking an enjoyable angling experience. The lake offers excellent fishing opportunities, attracting anglers of all levels. Largemouth bass is the prized target for many fishermen at Navarro Mills Lake. With its submerged structure, boat docks, and brush piles, the lake provides an ideal habitat for bass, making it a favored spot for bass fishing enthusiasts. Anglers can also target other popular species such as catfish, crappie, and sunfish, ensuring a diverse and exciting fishing adventure.

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Portage of canoes and kayaks is an option at several places around the lake. Over 30 miles of shoreline has either rocky banks or vegetation for cover. The upper end of the lake has a significant number of standing timber.

Primary fish species residing in Navarro Mills Lake

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish Black crappie White crappie Bluegill White Bass

Navarro Mills Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: NEARBY

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Boating is a favored activity on Navarro Mills Lake, as the lake's calm waters and scenic surroundings make it an ideal setting for water-based fun. Whether it's leisurely cruising, water skiing, or fishing from a boat, there is ample space for boaters to enjoy their preferred activities. Navarro Mills Lake features boat ramps and marinas, ensuring easy access for boating enthusiasts. The serene ambiance and picturesque landscapes of the lake create a delightful environment for boating adventures.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Liberty Hill Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the south side of the lake, off County Road 709, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Pecan Point Park Launch Ramps
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, off NW County Road 3360, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Wolf Creek Park Boat Ramp
Located in the northeast corner of the lake, off NW 3140 Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

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Camping is a popular pastime at Navarro Mills Lake, offering visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the area and enjoy a peaceful retreat. The lake provides several campgrounds, accommodating both tent and RV campers. Campers can relax amidst the serene ambiance, enjoy nature walks, and spend evenings by campfires beneath the starry sky. Camping at Navarro Mills Lake allows visitors to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of daily life and reconnect with the tranquility of the outdoors.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Navarro Mills Lake Oak Campground - 254 578-1431

Navarro Mills Lake Pecan Campground - 254 578-1431

Navarro Mills Lake Wolf Creek Campground - 254 578-1431

Navarro Mills Lake Liberty Hill Campground - 254 578-1431

Navarro Mills Lake TX Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Navarro Mills Lake
Navarro Mills Lake Marina
18500 FM 709 N
Dawson, Texas 76639
254 578-1131


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Navarro Mills Lake in East Texas.

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Fishing on Navarro Mills Lake, in Texas.