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Great Fishing Lake. Decent Waterskiing Lake

Very good lake for fishing. Many places to stay in the area that are geared up for trailered boats. Decent for waterskiing. Just ok for pure swimming. Like most east Texas and... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2016
H0nestAbe_16
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Texas
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

Very good lake for fishing. Many places to stay in the area that are geared up for trailered boats. Decent for waterskiing. Just ok for pure swimming. Like most east Texas and south Texas lakes, soft bottoms and not much visibility.

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Byhalia, Mississippi
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393 reviews
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Reviewed 21 November 2015

We spent two days here. The area is beautiful with rolling hills and pine trees. The lake is long (80 miles). There are many marinas located along the shore and a national forest so there are camping opportunities. We spent one day on the lake. Watch out for the submerged trees that were left standing when the lake was created.... More 

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Boerne, Texas
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Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Nice area around the lake, and I know fishing is hit and miss, but we didnt have much luck at all. We happen to be at the lake on a week when it was super murky, so swimming wasnt recommended either, so our lake trip was a bit of a bust. Id probably try it again though, its a pretty... More 

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Bryan, Texas
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128 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Typical Texas lakeside town. Was really busy during the weekend. Lots of boats, bikes, campers and kiddies.

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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790 reviews
332 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 342 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2014 via mobile

Great place for a weekend getaway or for a vacation week. Texas and Louisiana sides offer great boating and fishing opportunities. Be sure to stay in the boat lanes (lots of underwater obstructions). Great bass, sac-a-lait, catfish and striper fishing.

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Oakdale, Louisiana
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Reviewed 15 March 2013

Toledo Bend was so fun! Loved looking out into a blue expanse. There is a sandy beach and I love going when nobody is there just to walk and enjoy the view. In the summertime (swim season) water skiers and boats, etc don't come too close to the swim area and there are guards that make sure they don't either.

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