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Full Pool: 228.5
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Texas Fishing Report - KAUZ-TV: Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX


Date: 9/28/2016 2:54:00 PM

White bass are good on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on prepared bait. LAKE O' THE PINES: Water lightly stained; 79-83 degrees: 1.36 feet high. Black bass are good on buzz frogs, buzzbaits, hollow body frogs and Texas

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Reeves: Annual Master Gardeners Fall Plant Sale set

Date: 9/24/2016 9:08:00 PM

The workshop will provide an overview of water quality and watershed management in Texas, including a discussion on the Lake O' the Pines and Big Cypress watersheds. Efforts by area residents and agencies, such as the Texas State Soil and Water

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Texas Fishing Report - KAUZ-TV: Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX


Date: 9/21/2016 2:41:00 PM

White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on prepared bait. LAKE O' THE PINES: Water lightly stained; 80-84 degrees: 2.03 feet high. Black bass are good on buzz frogs, buzzbaits and Texas rigged craws

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Water quality training Oct. 4 will focus on Lake O’ the Pines, Big Cypress watersheds

AgriLife Today

Date: 9/16/2016 8:34:00 AM

JEFFERSON – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality and water management related to the Lake O’ the Pines and Big Cypress watersheds will be held from 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 4 at the Jefferson Tourism and Visitor Center, 305 E. Austin St. in

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Daily 2 Cents: Lost Time in East Texas -- 'Charlie, Charlie' Returns -- Mysterious Illness Spreads in Alabama School

Date: 9/15/2016 1:18:00 PM

We were bass fishermen and we fished in tournaments. On this particular day in question, we fished in a tournament on Lake O' the Pines in east Texas. We won a prize and our best-friends happened to come up there at the weigh in and they said Hi to us and

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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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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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