Most of Lake Bridgeport's 170-mile shoreline is good bass habitat
Largemouth bass angling is best in the lower end of the reservoir where the water is clear
The main lake has a small amount of timber, cattails and bulrushes, but by far the predominant type of structure is boat houses and piers. The upper lake has more timber and brush piles.
The upper third of both arms of Joe Pool Lake is covered with the timber that was left in the lake when it filled.
Outflow from the electric generating plant on the east side of the east arm can attract fish in winter.
Standing timber in several areas of the lake hold crappie and largemouth bass.
There is standing timber in the upper part of both creek arms and about 150 acres of submersed aquatic vegetation.
Most vegetation and inundated timber are located above the Texas Highway 155 bridge in the main lake, Highsaw and Ledbetter arms, in Kickapoo and Neches River arms and in Flat Creek.
The upper third of Pat Mayse Lake, upstream from Lamar Point, is heavily timbered with numerous coves and cuts which provide excellent habitat for largemouth bass, crappie and catfish.
In the area above Interstate 30, standing timber is the most abundant structure and cover in Lake Ray Hubbard.
Ray Roberts Lake has approximately 2,000 acres of standing timber, located mostly in the upper reaches of both major arms.
Richland Chambers is an excellent choice for anglers seeking catfishes, crappie, white bass or hybrid stripers.
Striped bass, hybrid striped bass and white bass are vital to the local economy, providing excellent fisheries especially in the lake's open water areas.
Free-flowing current in the Red River makes Texoma one of the few lakes in Texas with a self-sustaining population of striped bass, and one of only eight inland freshwater reservoirs worldwide where this species has spawned.
The main lake shoreline has lots of water willow that holds fish year-round, except during low water levels.
Lake Waxahachie offers big city anglers a chance to get away from it all.
Piers, boat houses, and rip-rap along the dam provide cover for game fish.
Lake Whitney is one of the prettiest lakes in Texas. This, combined with excellent public access and good fishing for many species, makes it a popular destination.