Texas Fishing Destinations

Lake Quitman

Black Crappie Black Sea Bass Blue Catfish

Lake Quitman is located in Wood County, Texas, and is known as a great fishing spot for crappie, bass, and catfish. Popular activities in the area include camping, boating, and hiking in the nearby government-owned wildlife management area. Fishing tips for Lake Quitman include using live bait and fishing near underwater structures. The best time to visit is in the spring and fall when the weather is cooler and the fish are more active. The average temperature during these seasons is around 70-80 degrees Fahrenheit. 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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Black sea bass are hermaphrodites; most begin their lives as females and change to males.

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