3802 East End Blvd. South
Marshall, Texas 75672
Tim Bister, Biologist
Lake Cypress Springs
Location: On Cypress Creek in the Cypress
River Basin 15 miles northwest of Pittsburg in Franklin County
Surface area: 3,461 acres
Maximum depth: 56 feet
Current Lake Level
Conservation Pool Elevation: 378 ft. msl
Fluctuation: 2-3 feet
Normal Clarity: Clear
Reservoir Controlling Authority
Franklin County Water District
Covers less than 10% of the lake's total surface area
Predominant Fish Species
Commercial maps may be available.
A Triploid Grass Carp Permit is in effect on this lake. If a grass carp is caught, it must be immediately returned to the water unharmed. All other species are managed under statewide regulations.
The largemouth bass population is moderately abundant with good numbers available for harvest. Spotted bass are present in moderate densities. Bluegill and redear are the dominant sunfish and moderate numbers of quality-size fish are available to anglers. Channel catfish are present in good numbers and provide excellent fishing opportunities. The white bass population can be can be described as high density with moderately high numbers of harvestable fish. White and black crappie are present and provide an excellent fishery.
TPWD and partner organizations have installed fish attracting structures in this lake. Additional habitat is found near boat houses, terrestrial brush and trees in shoreline areas, and rip rap along the dam.