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#12333670 - 07/11/17 05:06 AM Directions Lake Hawkins
Jigfish Offline
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From Mesquite to Lake Hawkins?. HI 80 or 20 to .......
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#12333781 - 07/11/17 07:29 AM Re: Directions Lake Hawkins [Re: Jigfish]
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I'd probably take 80 all the way past Mineola to HWY 2869 (Holly Lake Ranch exit). Turn left onto 2869 and Lake Hawkins is just up the road.

Or I-20 to Lindale, N on 69 to Mineola, right on 80 in Mineola, left on 2869.
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#12333804 - 07/11/17 07:45 AM Re: Directions Lake Hawkins [Re: Jigfish]
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will this take me to the ramp by the store

Turn left onto 2869 and Lake Hawkins is just up the road.
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#12333973 - 07/11/17 09:23 AM Re: Directions Lake Hawkins [Re: Jigfish]
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They just reopened the county park. Good single ramp with plenty of parking.

Fish the grass in the upper end of the lake past the bridge. Idle only past the bridge. Make sure you follow the buoys which mark the boat channel through the timber (upper third or so of the lake. Open below the buoys.

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#12334091 - 07/11/17 10:23 AM Re: Directions Lake Hawkins [Re: Jigfish]
collincountytx Online   content
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Thanks for the update on the reopen.

I'm guessing they reopened the campgrounds and RV park also?
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#12334502 - 07/11/17 02:40 PM Re: Directions Lake Hawkins [Re: Jigfish]
PaPa@fork Offline
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Take 80 East out of Mineola left on cr 3440 it's the second road past FM 2869
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#12335070 - 07/11/17 09:33 PM Re: Directions Lake Hawkins [Re: collincountytx]
Allen Bass Fisher Online   content
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Originally Posted By: collincountytx
Thanks for the update on the reopen.

I'm guessing they reopened the campgrounds and RV park also?


Yes they did open the park as well. Saw only six RV's and a few tents when I was there but that was during the week.

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#12335900 - 07/12/17 11:52 AM Re: Directions Lake Hawkins [Re: Jigfish]
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Jigfish-

If you go there, stop at "A Taste of Italy". It's the little restaurant on the lake. Good food!

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#12336277 - 07/12/17 04:17 PM Re: Directions Lake Hawkins [Re: Allen Bass Fisher]
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Originally Posted By: Allen Bass Fisher
Jigfish-

If you go there, stop at "A Taste of Italy". It's the little restaurant on the lake. Good food!


And you can bring your own wine.

It's good.
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#12346159 - 07/18/17 01:48 PM Re: Directions Lake Hawkins [Re: Jigfish]
CBoone Offline
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Is there a launch fee at the county park? Gates always open?

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