Popular 1,520-acre impoundment offers boat ramps, a commercial
marina, picnic sites, camping area with RV hookups, swimming,
and fishing for crappie, bass and catfish. About 4 miles
east of Athens via Texas 31 east and F.M. 2495 south.
Marina provides public access for boating and fishing.
Facilities include restaurant, full-service RV hookups,
boat launch, and barge rental. Groceries, bait and tackle
available. Located at the F.M. 2495 bridge. For information,
fees, call 903/677-7490.
lake is known for largemouth bass in the 3- to 8-pound
range but has produced a lake record of 13.81 pounds.
Sunfishes provide excellent opportunities for fly fishing
anglers and catches up to 10 inches in length are not
unusual. Crappie are few in number but are usually of
good size. White bass commonly reach 16-18 inches.