Texas Fishing Destinations

Lake Hawkins

Black Crappie Blue Catfish Green Sunfish and 2 more species

Lake Hawkins is a popular fishing area located in Wood County, Texas, USA. The lake offers a variety of fish species including largemouth bass, catfish, crappie, and sunfish. Nearby activities include hiking, camping, and bird watching. Fishing tips include using plastic worms for bass and live bait for catfish. The best time of year to visit is during the spring and fall when the temperatures are mild, averaging around 70°F. Overall, Lake Hawkins is a great destination for anglers and outdoor enthusiasts looking to enjoy the natural beauty of Texas. 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 ...