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DFW Catfish lakes other than Taw and Fork #13562639 05/18/20 06:22 PM
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What would you consider the best catfish lakes in DFW. We've been to Tawakoni and Fork and caught tons, but looking at someone where else to go. I think Ive heard Hubbard is pretty good?

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Re: DFW Catfish lakes other than Taw and Fork [Re: Jared D.] #13562905 05/18/20 10:28 PM
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Re: DFW Catfish lakes other than Taw and Fork [Re: Jared D.] #13562918 05/18/20 10:36 PM
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My wife likes Lake Lewisville.

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Re: DFW Catfish lakes other than Taw and Fork [Re: tgravley aka lewisvillecatfish] #13563093 05/19/20 01:15 AM
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Re: DFW Catfish lakes other than Taw and Fork [Re: Jared D.] #13563118 05/19/20 01:42 AM
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I like Toms picks...Don’t forget about Texoma though. It’s about as far as TWok or Fork. Some serious boat pullers up there too! Lewisville is decent for eaters but doesn’t have very many trophy fish in it.


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Re: DFW Catfish lakes other than Taw and Fork [Re: Jared D.] #13564240 05/19/20 10:46 PM
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Pretty much any lake in DFW and surrounding area is good for at least one species if not more with the exceptions being Mountain Creek and Joe Pool.

Re: DFW Catfish lakes other than Taw and Fork [Re: Jared D.] #13564737 05/20/20 12:24 PM
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Lavon is another choice.




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Re: DFW Catfish lakes other than Taw and Fork [Re: Jared D.] #13569727 05/24/20 04:00 PM
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We are lucky to have so many good lakes for catfishing in North Texas. Unfortunately, I haven't been able to fish very many of them and usually stay close to home and fish Lake Lewisville. I have fished much in my life but had never caught a limit of any species until this week. About a mile from home I encountered a hungry school of blues and had steady action for two hours. I would love to visit other lakes but nothing beats convenience.

Re: DFW Catfish lakes other than Taw and Fork [Re: FishinGlenn] #13569913 05/24/20 07:05 PM
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You are correct ..I live 20 min from cedar creek,35 from tawakoni
45- 50 from fork , 40 from Hubbard, 35 from Bardwell, 45 from Joe
Pool. And several more in around 1hr. But like you said convenience
means a lot when weather is factor and you catch a lot of fish and
have to clean. We are blessed.

Re: DFW Catfish lakes other than Taw and Fork [Re: Jared D.] #13570730 05/25/20 03:35 PM
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Joe Pool is closest to me. But I don't know if it is good for just eater size catfish. I may hit the damn this summer and spider rig by the dam with live perch and hopefully cut shad and see what happens.

Lake Arlington is close to me too. Grapevine wouldn't be too far as well


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Re: DFW Catfish lakes other than Taw and Fork [Re: Bentman63] #13570891 05/25/20 06:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Bentman63
Joe Pool is closest to me. But I don't know if it is good for just eater size catfish. I may hit the damn this summer and spider rig by the dam with live perch and hopefully cut shad and see what happens.

Lake Arlington is close to me too. Grapevine wouldn't be too far as well


Joe pool isn’t worth your time in my experience. Little channels are all that’s in there. Grapevine is a much better choice. And I’ve caught some nice channel cat in Arlington while carp fishing. Don’t think there are any blues in there though.



Re: DFW Catfish lakes other than Taw and Fork [Re: Jared D.] #13571983 05/26/20 07:52 PM
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