Fishing At Lake Somerville
AKA: Somerville Reservoir
Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, longear sunfish, warmouth, white bass, hybrid striped bass, bowfin, longnose gar and spotted gar at Somerville Lake in East Texas.
Notorious for excellent white bass fishing, Lake Somerville is a 11,500-acre lake in the southeast part of the state, at Somerville, TX. Over 80 miles of shoreline surround this fertile fishery that offers fishing for bass, crappie, catfish, hybrid stripers, and numerous sunfish species, including bluegill. Nearly a dozen boat ramps and a couple marinas make this an ideal place to go boating and fishing. Bass boats, pontoons, runabouts, pleasure boats, sailboats, canoes, kayaks and a host of smaller fishing boats all use these waters. Except at high-water levels, there is little vegetation in the lake. Fish tend to follow the baitfish as they move shallow in spring and fall, then deeper in summer and winter. Hybrids and white bass may be found in open water (not relating to structure) as long as the schools of bait are in that area. Bass, crappie and sunfish will relate to rocky banks, points, humps, ledges, creek channels or brush.
Primary fish species residing in Lake Somerville
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Lake Somerville Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Lake Somerville State Park, Nails Creek Unit Campground - 979 289-2392
Lake Somerville State Park, Birch Creek Unit Campground - 979 535-7763
Welch Park Campground - 979 596-2286
Rocky Creek Park Campground - 979 596-1622
Lake Somerville Marina & Campground - 979 289-2321
Overlook Park & Lake Somerville Marina Campground - 979 596-1622
Big Creek Park Campground - 979 596-1616
Nails Creek State Park Campground - 979 289-2392
Yegua Creek Park Campground - 979 596-1622
Lake Somerville TX Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Lake Somerville Marina & Campground
PO Box 845
Somerville, Texas 77879
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Somerville Lake in East Texas.
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Lake Somerville offers excellent white bass fishing, as well as other angling options, in East Texas.