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#10985603 - 07/18/15 05:15 PM callender lake
Eric Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 09/29/01
Posts: 4271
Loc: Murchison
I just moved to the lake and was wondering if anyone has any experience on it. I have heard its an excellant bass lake and would like to learn more about the lake. I fish crappie most of the time but any tips bass fishing , in particular theis alke, would be welcomed. Any ideas of depth, drop offs brushpile shalllow areas to avoid. Just general stuff. I guiy said there arer supposed to be great carp here too. Any input welcomed and appreciated.

#10991045 - 07/21/15 11:11 AM Re: callender lake [Re: Eric]
Eric Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 09/29/01
Posts: 4271
Loc: Murchison
no one has been on this lake? Not asking for honey holes just general info. THx in advance Bass , or crappie, or pan fish.

Edited by Eric (07/21/15 11:12 AM)

#10991169 - 07/21/15 11:59 AM Re: callender lake [Re: Eric]
UTDmiller Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/01/13
Posts: 2006
TBH, ive never heard of that lake, good luck and hope someone else is able to help
John Miller

#10991193 - 07/21/15 12:06 PM Re: callender lake [Re: Eric]
RedRaider3933 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/26/10
Posts: 2904
Loc: Plano, TX
Its a private lake with gated community. Probably not going to be a lot of info on it.
Go Tech

#10991239 - 07/21/15 12:24 PM Re: callender lake [Re: Eric]
Billy_Lawson Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/11/12
Posts: 2638
Loc: Van, Tx
If you invite me, I'll bring boat and gear and we can try to figure it out together!! Lol

#10991265 - 07/21/15 12:36 PM Re: callender lake [Re: Eric]
Jaguar6 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 04/16/14
Posts: 761
Loc: Mesquite, TX
I have a buddy with a house there. He fishes all the time but he doesnt have a tff profile. I fished it a lot around 4 yeara ago. Won a little put together fun tournament with over 20lbs. Im guessing its full since it usually was anyway, if so just beat the banks with soft plastics. Jigs and t-rigs work well too around docks if the grass isnt so bad. They used to school off of points this time of the year in the mornings and before dark. Never had a great topwater bite but frogs around grass and buzzbaits/poppers around dock amd retaining wall. Caught a few on squarebills as well but that was more in the spring/fall. Dont really remember any brush piles but there used to be a few stick ups here and there around a few islands/points. Carolina rig lizard worked real well around that.

As far as running the lake, just use common sense, nothing really to watch for tree wise. Few shallow areas in the back but like i said, just use common sense.

Hope this helps! Ill actually be down there in the next few weeks to fish. Thats the plan anyway
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#10991331 - 07/21/15 01:05 PM Re: callender lake [Re: Eric]
Nutman Offline
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Registered: 11/01/13
Posts: 2634
Loc: Athens, TX
I have a place out at Calendar Lake; here is the scoop

1.) gated community, private lake
2.) used to be a GREAT lake but was fished out several years ago
3.) trying to make a come back and they kill off all the grass, chocking the boat docks
4.) fished out there during the 4th of July weekend, because there are not too many boats on it. Caught some nice bass up to 4 pounds but not a lot of numbers for 2 days
5.) pretty safe for boats, points get shallow. A few stumps back up in the coves
6.) there are some nice drop offs and holes near the boat docks.
7.) fish the overflow near the boat ramp and fish the far upper end of the lake

#10991471 - 07/21/15 02:04 PM Re: callender lake [Re: Eric]
Evan O'Brien Offline
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Registered: 03/14/08
Posts: 9373
Loc: Lake Fork, TX
If I remember correctly it is 15-20ft deep max by the dam Fished out there a couple times years ago and caught some off docks and a few brush piles I found within casting distance of some of the docks. Congratulations on the purchase and good luck!

#10991489 - 07/21/15 02:09 PM Re: callender lake [Re: Eric]
Eric Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 09/29/01
Posts: 4271
Loc: Murchison
Wow tff ers are amazing . Way more and better info than I dreamed of . Thx . Appreciate all the info


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