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#11763417 - 08/07/16 02:58 PM Does anyone fish in East texas?
dreamweaver96 Offline
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Registered: 04/02/16
Posts: 96
I mean obviously people fish in e. Tex.

I'm moving in about a week to letourneau university in longview tx to start my degree in aviation management/air traffic control, but who cares about that.. this is a fishing forum!

I hear east Texas has some good fish but where? I don't mind finding fish but some direction to go off would be good. I want to start a fishing team at my school but I don't know if there are going to be any other kids who like to bass fish.. let's hope there is!!

If any of yall have any info on the Tyler longview area you don't mind sharing I'd love to hear it! Thanks yall. -jordan


Edited by dreamweaver96 (08/07/16 03:33 PM)

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#11763435 - 08/07/16 03:13 PM Re: Does anyone fish in East texas? [Re: dreamweaver96]
jcarring99 Offline
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Registered: 01/15/05
Posts: 12268
Loc: Arlngton
You are going to be in fish heaven out there. Take you pick between pines, lone star, gilmer, Pirky, Martin creek, murvaul, caddo, Tyler, gladewater, fork, not to mention not far to Rayburn or Toledo bend and lots of others. You are in the best fishing area in Texas IMO.

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#11763455 - 08/07/16 03:26 PM Re: Does anyone fish in East texas? [Re: jcarring99]
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Registered: 01/14/15
Posts: 855
Loc: TX
Originally Posted By: jcarring99
You are going to be in fish heaven out there. Take you pick between pines, lone star, gilmer, Pirky, Martin creek, murvaul, caddo, Tyler, gladewater, fork, not to mention not far to Rayburn or Toledo bend and lots of others. You are in the best fishing area in Texas IMO.



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#11763462 - 08/07/16 03:29 PM Re: Does anyone fish in East texas? [Re: jcarring99]
RedEar12 Online   content
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Registered: 11/30/15
Posts: 274
Originally Posted By: jcarring99
You are going to be in fish heaven out there. Take you pick between pines, lone star, gilmer, Pirky, Martin creek, murvaul, caddo, Tyler, gladewater, fork, not to mention not far to Rayburn or Toledo bend and lots of others. You are in the best fishing area in Texas IMO.



If you need specific spots, this guy has them.

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#11763475 - 08/07/16 03:35 PM Re: Does anyone fish in East texas? [Re: dreamweaver96]
dreamweaver96 Offline
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Registered: 04/02/16
Posts: 96
Thanks for the info. I knew I was close to Tyler Gilmer and pines but I didn't know there were so many other ones in the area!

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#11763785 - 08/07/16 05:43 PM Re: Does anyone fish in East texas? [Re: dreamweaver96]
JKib Offline
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Registered: 08/04/16
Posts: 75
Loc: SETX
Rayburn and Toledo are obviously both very good, check out Lake Pinkston as well....small lake with big potential

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#11763894 - 08/07/16 06:44 PM Re: Does anyone fish in East texas? [Re: JKib]
bjankowski Offline
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Registered: 09/11/09
Posts: 146
Loc: Lake Possum Kingdom
Originally Posted By: JKib
Rayburn and Toledo are obviously both very good, check out Lake Pinkston as well....small lake with big potential


I agree; Pinkston is so overlooked!
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#11764130 - 08/07/16 09:00 PM Re: Does anyone fish in East texas? [Re: dreamweaver96]
RadarNick Online   content
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Registered: 07/26/15
Posts: 7
Loc: Lake Holebrook
Not fishing related but as to going to school for ATC, check USAJobs/Air Traffic Control. They've announced a hiring from off the streets is fixing to happen and it may end up saving you a lot of money. Worst case scenario, is you end up getting your degree in ATC, but this may be an expressway to your future career, at a much lower cost.

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#11764137 - 08/07/16 09:05 PM Re: Does anyone fish in East texas? [Re: dreamweaver96]
Anchorman Offline
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Registered: 03/02/15
Posts: 1172
Loc: Small Town NE Texas
Caddo is right there close and it is a very cool place to fish. You have a couple of dozen great lakes within an hour drive. Longview is a nice town too. Good luck getting that degree/certification.
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#11764319 - 08/07/16 10:58 PM Re: Does anyone fish in East texas? [Re: RadarNick]
dreamweaver96 Offline
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Registered: 04/02/16
Posts: 96
I already looked into it. I missed the application by like 4 hours.. I wasn't happy! Thank you for the tip though

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#11764327 - 08/07/16 11:02 PM Re: Does anyone fish in East texas? [Re: dreamweaver96]
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Sent ya PM

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#11764917 - 08/08/16 10:08 AM Re: Does anyone fish in East texas? [Re: dreamweaver96]
RadarNick Online   content
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Registered: 07/26/15
Posts: 7
Loc: Lake Holebrook
Application opens today. You have one week.

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/446961800/


Edited by RadarNick (08/08/16 10:10 AM)

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#11765411 - 08/08/16 01:58 PM Re: Does anyone fish in East texas? [Re: jcarring99]
forkduc Offline
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Registered: 03/28/07
Posts: 10240
Loc: Plano,Texas
And throw in Welsh,Bob Sandlin,Monticello and Cypress Springs!

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#11765624 - 08/08/16 03:36 PM Re: Does anyone fish in East texas? [Re: dreamweaver96]
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Registered: 06/26/01
Posts: 5891
Loc: Tyler TX
As well as Hawkins, Holbrook, Quitman, Winnsboro. Really there are a bunch of good lakes within an hours drive from Longview.
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#11765738 - 08/08/16 04:23 PM Re: Does anyone fish in East texas? [Re: dreamweaver96]
FMJag64 Offline
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Registered: 04/30/15
Posts: 41
Loc: Texas
E.TX has awesome fishing!

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