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Cedar Creek Lake Fishing Report For March 22

The Crappie slowed down after the big cold front last week. However, we expect to see higher water temps again soon . Water temps were 54 degrees this morning and we are expecting the bite to drastically...

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Cedar Creek Lake Fishing Report For March 3

The lake is sitting at almost full pool, and you know what that means - dock shooting season is almost here. Right now, most of our Crappie are in a pre-spawn pattern and staging in creeks, hanging around...

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Cedar Creek Lake Crappie Report for January 2023

2023 has finally arrived and we are excited to see where the year will take us! Here’s what’s happening on the lake! Water temp is around 50 degrees, and the lake level is about 3ft low. The...

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Crappie Fishing Report for December 14

The Crappie bite is still GREAT.  With winter weather beginning to creep in, the water temp is about 55-58 degrees, and it's keeping the Crappie frisky!  Jigs or Minnows around bridges, docks and...

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Cedar Creek Lake Crappie & White Bass Fishing Report For October 27

The weather seems to have finally taken a turn and headed for some cooler, more comfortable days.  Our Crappie & White Bass have started feeding more which has given us some great trips ! ...

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Cedar Creek Lake Party Cove

Cedar Creek Reservoir, aka Cedar Creek Lake is located about 50 miles southeast of downtown Dallas in rural setting with a few tiny towns around its shores. The Tarrant County Water Control and Improvement...

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Crappie Fishing Report for May 6

The Crappie fishing is continuing to be excellent. If you haven’t been able to come out in the last month, I encourage you to come experience the phenomenal fishing that we're experiencing! Jigs &...

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Cedar Creek Lake Trails

Cedar Creek Lake lies in Henderson and Kaufman counties about 45 miles south east of Dallas on US 175 and 15 miles west of Athens, Texas. The Tarrant Regional Water District owns and manages this reservoir....

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Bass Champs Tournament Results From April 2

Mark Mayben of Plano, TX and John Mayben of Dallas, TX placed 1st in the Bass Champs Tournament held on Cedar Creek Lake April 2, 2022. The anglers gathered a total of 7.72-pound lunker and 25.11 total pounds....

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Crappie and White Bass Report for March 30

Crappie will be in full spawn mode this month. We will be targeting them around boat docks, bridges, and any other type of cover in shallow water. Jigs and minnows are both working well to catch the Crappie...

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Cedar Creek Lake Crappie & White Bass Fishing Report For March 24

Crappie have been all over the board lately. We’ve seen great days and we’ve seen tough ones. This is typical of March with big temperature swings & high winds with every cold front. As April...

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Cedar Creek Lake Crappie Fishing Report For March 17

The Crappie slowed down after the big cold front last week, however, we are finally seeing higher water temps again. Water temps were 49 degrees this morning and we are expecting the bite to drastically...

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Cedar Creek Lake Fishing Report For March 10

The Crappie have been good overall this past week.  During a warm trend, we have had some great Crappie trips. Even the last couple of days have been good despite the cold nights that we’ve had. We...

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March Fishing Report for Cedar Creek Lake

With old man winter on his way out, water temps are still very cold at about 46-52 degrees. It’s going to be a quick warm up this week and those water temps should rise towards the upper 50’s in...

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How to Catch Stocked Trout in a Pond

One of the great things about fishing is that it is a recreational activity, which is available year-round – as long as you live in the right place. Residents across much of the country even in the...

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Why Does A Lake Turn Over?

Whenever we get close to the colder months of the year, every experienced angler starts to mention the term ‘lake turnover’ more and more often. But what does it mean, and why does a lake turn...

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Breaking Camp In The Rain

Camping gear can last you for many years and numerous camping trips if you take proper care of it. However, many people are unfamiliar with some of the best practices when it comes to breaking camp in the...

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How To Start A Campfire The Easy Way

Building a campfire is one of those basic skills that everyone should have, even if retreating in nature is not their favorite past time. The task might sound challenging, but we assure you that it is much...

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Fishing Atlas: Perfect Gift For Your Angler

If you’re looking for a great inexpensive gift for the angler in your life, consider a fishing atlas this holiday season. A fishing atlas, or a shelf full of atlases, can be a wonderful surprise for the...

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Road Trip Pit Stop Options

Pit stops are usually one of the highlights of long road trips. Not only are they a great way to take a breather and stretch a bit, but they can also make for some very positive and fun interactions or...

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