Texas Fishing Destinations

Lake Gilmer

Black Crappie Blue Catfish Green Sunfish and 2 more species

Lake Gilmer is located in East Texas and is known for its excellent fishing opportunities. Anglers can target a variety of species including largemouth bass, catfish, crappie, and sunfish. Nearby activities include hiking, camping, and boating. Fishing tips include using live bait and fishing around submerged structures. The best time to visit is in the spring and fall when temperatures are cooler and fish are more active. The average temperature during these times is around 70-80 degrees Fahrenheit. Overall, Lake Gilmer is a great destination for anglers and outdoor enthusiasts. Get driving directions.

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Fish Species

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Crappies are members of the sunfish and the black bass family.

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This is the largest catfish of the family Ictaluridae, reported to grow to 120 lb. (54 kg).

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The kelp bass, a member of a large group of seabasses, which inhabit the eastern Pacific, is a robust fish ...