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#11414523 - 02/14/16 11:32 PM closest lake to irving for tilapia
fishin_on_credit88 Offline

Registered: 02/15/11
Posts: 218
Loc: irving
So I recently rejoined the plastic navy and bought a new kayak. I've been thinking about filling a cooler full of tilapia and I'm having issues with figuring out if i'd have to pay to get on squaw creek and if I do then is fairfield the next closest lake with tilapia?

#11414530 - 02/14/16 11:43 PM Re: closest lake to irving for tilapia [Re: fishin_on_credit88]
stewage Offline

Registered: 03/13/15
Posts: 139
Loc: Lake Dallas
All the info I've found is that yes, you do have to pay to fish in a kayak on Squaw Creek. That is 30$ per boat(to include kayaks).

All things considered, its not a bad price to pay for all you can eat tilapia.

I've been considering tilapia hunting, but I find the drive to fairfield or squaw creek(and the admission fee) a bit much for me, considering I would certainly get skunked.

#11414782 - 02/15/16 07:57 AM Re: closest lake to irving for tilapia [Re: fishin_on_credit88]
Fish ZoMbiE Offline
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Registered: 03/25/09
Posts: 9627
Fairfield. i have heard of a few impounds around DFW but the talapia do not grow to size.
look to sqauw or Fairfield.

Do u plan on using a net or rod n reel?

#11417471 - 02/16/16 10:13 AM Re: closest lake to irving for tilapia [Re: fishin_on_credit88]
bert Offline
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Registered: 07/20/01
Posts: 2138
Loc: Garland, TX, USA
Not sure Fairfield has many since the fish kills a few years back, has anyone gone hunting them there since then?

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#11418188 - 02/16/16 03:36 PM Re: closest lake to irving for tilapia [Re: fishin_on_credit88]
Grease Bath Offline
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Registered: 03/15/11
Posts: 1692
Loc: Ft. Worth
There are people at Fairfield making a decent living netting and selling tilapia at the ramp. I've heard there's plenty thumb
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