Lake Level
230.15 FEET
12/9/2018
Full Pool: 228.5
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Lake O' the Pines News

Lack of freedom with Lake Gilmer development frustrates Gilmer officials

Longview News-Journal

Date: 12/8/2018 11:26:00 PM

It contrasts dramatically with the older Lake O’ the Pines, a Corps of Engineers reservoir lined with docks, public beaches and other development. “You can’t hunt on it, you can’t graze it, you can’t

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Outdoors: Smith: Crappie anglers ready to cash in on fast and furious action

Longview News-Journal

Date: 11/28/2018 9:05:00 PM

Its that time of year again ... not the typical holiday that comes to mind, but the annual “crappie season” on Lake O’ the Pines and Lake Fork. Each year from Dec. 1 until the last day of February, an

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Hiway 80 Rescue Mission for homeless serves early Thanksgiving dinners

Longview News-Journal

Date: 11/21/2018 3:59:00 PM

"The ladies — it feels good for them to be waited on," the Lake O' the Pines resident said. Across the street, Hiway 80 Associate Director Rusty Fennell had stood on a metal chair to deliver pregame i

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Stop pollution of East Texas waterways before it’s too late

Odessa American

Date: 11/16/2018 1:00:00 AM

The evidence is not fake. Among the findings was that Pilgrim’s Pride plants in Mount Pleasant were dumping 1,755 pounds of nitrogen a day into the tributaries that feed Lake O’ the Pines, which is on

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Editorial: Stop pollution of East Texas waterways before it's too late

Longview News-Journal

Date: 11/11/2018 4:10:00 PM

The evidence is not fake. Among the findings was that Pilgrim’s Pride plants in Mount Pleasant were dumping 1,755 pounds of nitrogen a day into the tributaries that feed Lake O’ the Pines, which is on

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• River: Red River
• Surface Area: 18,700 Acres
Lake O' the Pines includes about 18,700 acres of water and 9,000 acres of land located in the piney woods of Northeast Texas. The lake is located partially in Marion, Harrison, Upshur, Morris and Camp Counties. Recreation opportunities are numerous with camping, boating, fishing, hunting, watchable wildlife, and bird watching, including wintering bald eagles. Other local attractions include antique shopping, Mardi Gras Upriver, the Annual Historic Pilgrimage, and Christmas Candlelight Tour in Jefferson, TX. Local attractions also include Stagecoach days, a Fire Ant Festival and Christmas lights in Marshall, TX, along with Texas Wildflower Trail routes along some area roads.

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Fishing
Hiking
Site Picnicking
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Reservoir Controlling Authority

US Army Corps of Engineers
2669 FM 726
Jefferson, Texas 75657
(903) 665-2336 (information)
(877) 444-6777 (camping)

Water Conditions

Conservation Pool Elevation: 228.5 ft. msl
Fluctuation: Average 4-5 feet annually
Normal Clarity: Moderately clear

This information courtesy of:
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lake O' the Pines, TX 5-2015
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Lake O' the Pines, Texas 5-2015
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