Located on Big Cypress Bayou on the Texas and Louisiana state line, Lake Caddo Texas (TX), is just NE of Marshall and Harrison counties. Surface Area is 26,800 acres, with a maximum depth of 20 feet. Pool is 168.5 feet above sea level, with an annual fluctuation of 4 to 8 feet. Water Condition is normally moderately clear to stained.
Known for it’s great bass fishing, anglers love to fish on Caddo Lake. In addition to great Bass fishing, there is an abundance of Crappie, White Bass and Chain Pickerel which makes it the perfect fishing trip for the whole family.
Predominant Fish Opportunities: Largemouth bass are Excellent, Crappie is Excellent, Catfish are Good, White Bass are Excellent and Chain Pickerel is Good.
Recommended Guides: Caddo Lake Guide Service, Caddo Lake/Red River Fishing Guide, Jackie Hayner Fishing & Tour Guide, Russ McVey’s Guide Service.
Camping and Marinas; Crips Camp, Shady Glade Resort.
Keep yourself up to date about the latest fishing activity. If you base what you do on inaccurate information, you might be unpleasantly surprised by the consequences. Make sure you get the latest update for your trip. We offer many updates for different parts of the lake. The local guides offer reports on their websites. Be sure to get the right info so you can be at the right place to bag your limit.
Caddo Lake is an impounded natural lake having vegetation that covers over 95% of the surface water on the Texas side. The water is shallow with plentiful cypress trees throughout the lake with fishing piers also being a good place to fish.
Fish are more active during the fall, winter and spring months due to the cooler weather. Fish are active much longer during daylight hours and are normally found in shallow water early morning and late afternoon For active fish, spinner baits and crank baits are most fisherman’s choice. A variety of watermelon green plastic worms seems to work well during the hotter months fished in grass. Early morning is an anglers dream on this lake…top water baits are just about anything that floats. Normally Poppers, Prop Baits, Flukes, or just about any Stick Bait.
Caddo Lake Cabins For Rent: Cabins and marinas are available, but you must do your research. There are a wide range of prices on with weekly rates adjusted lower. Many fishing guides live on their home lake and more are offering cabins for rent on their property. This is an ideal situation because in addition to the seclusion and staying away from the crowds, you have the guide’s expertise and lake fishing tips. East Texas guides offer these accommodations more than the other parts of the state.
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