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Fishing At Lake Texoma

AKA: Texoma Reservoir, Texoma Lake

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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, green sunfish, hybrid sunfish, redear sunfish, warmouth, white bass, striped bass, alligator gar, longnose gar and spotted gar at Texoma Lake in East Texas.

Notorious for big striped bass and lots of them, Lake Texoma is a 93,000-acre reservoir on the northern border of the state, at Denison, TX. There is so much water to fish, including 1,250 miles of shoreline, and a wide variety of fish species to pursue. Three kinds of bass, three kinds of catfish, two types of crappie, half a dozen kinds of sunfish, three kinds of gar and those big stripers all reside in the waters of Texoma. There is every amenity one could wish for on, and around, this awesome fishery. Camping, boating and fishing are the primary activities here, but hiking, sightseeing, picnicking and other outdoor activities are all available. Boat launch ramps galore assist in launching all types and sizes of pleasure and fishing boats. All up and down the lake are locations accessible for fishing from the bank as well as launching kayaks and canoes. Flowing water, or current, is a major factor when fishing. When water is flowing it tends to turn on the bite as fish can ambush bait as it flows by in the current. There is limited aquatic vegetation for cover, but timber, brush, rocks, boulders, ledges, points, creek channels and boat docks/houses all provide holding spots for various species of fish. Stripers and white bass follow schools of baitfish - find the bait and the fish will be close by. Look for crappie around standing timber, boat dock pilings and brush - best times are fall and winter. Catfish relate to creek and river channels and are catchable year round. Bass move in-and-out, and up-and-down following the baitfish as well. Locate the depth of the bait and find cover at that depth.

Primary fish species residing in Lake Texoma

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish Black crappie White crappie Bluegill Sunfish Hybrid Sunfish Redear Sunfish Warmouth Sunfish White Bass Striped bass Alligator gar Longnose gar Spotted gar

Lake Texoma 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

Three Pines RV Resort - 580 564-3399

Catfish Bay Campground - 580 564-2566

Texoma Shores RV Resort - 866 359-7991

Lake Texoma RV Resort - 580 931-8963

Lighthouse Resort & Marina Campground - 903 361-5070

Paradise on Lake Texoma - Resort Campground - 903 419-1009

Big Mineral Camp Campground - 903 523-4287

Walnut Creek Resort Campground - 903 523-4211

Lake Texoma RV Campground - 903 523-5835

Thousand Trails Lake Texoma Campground - 903 523-4206

Gone Fishing Rv Resort - 903 883-1095

Cedar Bayou Marina at Lake Texoma RV Park - 903 523-4248

Lake Texoma Marina RV Campground - 214 226-2159

Sheppard Recreation Annex Campground - 903 523-4613

Lake Texoma TX Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Texoma
Lake Texoma Marina
4499 Rock Creek Road
Whitesboro, TX 76273
903 523-4308

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Lake Texoma offers excellent striped bass fishing, along with great fishing for other species in East TX.

Fishing on Lake Texoma, in Texas.