March 25, 2017 - The day use restrooms are closed due to a utility line break. Chemical toilets are available and traffic will be affected on the main road...

Argentine ants, an invasive species, are in some campsites at this park. . . .

Winter Fishing Tournaments

During these fishing tournaments the parking area near the boat ramp may fill to capacity.  Please check the park's Facebook page or contact them directly for more information.

Jan. 21-22, 2017
Gate opens at 4:30 a.m., office opens by 5 a.m. both days

  • Sat., Jan. 21 - Fishers of Men-NE TX Div – closed tournament (~30 boats)
    Launch at Safe Light, weigh-in at 3 p.m. 
  • Sat., Jan. 21 - Sun., Jan. 22 - White Oak Bass Club – closed tournament (~20 boats)
    Launch at 6 a.m., weigh-in at 3 p.m. 
  • Sun., Jan. 22 - Texas Bass Couples East Region – closed tournament (~40-45 Boats)
    Launch at 6:30 a.m., weigh-in at 3:30 p.m.

Jan. 28-29, 2017
Gate opens at 4:30 a.m., office opens by 5 a.m. both days

  • Sat., Jan. 28 - Eastman Fishing Club – closed tournament (~15 boats)
    Launch at 6:45 a.m., weigh-in at 3 p.m.
  • Sat., Jan. 28 - Barksdale Hog Herder Bass Club – closed tournament (~25-30 boats)
    Launch at 6 a.m., weigh-in at 2 p.m.
  • Sat., Jan. 28 - Fishing for the Lay Family Benefit – open tournament (~40-50 boats)
    Launch at 6:30 a.m., weigh-in at 3:30 p.m.

Feb. 4-5, 2017
Gate opens at 4:30 a.m., office opens at 5 a.m. both days.

  • Sat., Feb. 4 - Sun., Feb. 5 - Bass Masters of East Texas – closed tournament (~8 boats)
    Launch at safe light, weigh-in at 3:30 p.m. 

Feb. 11-12, 2017
Gate opens at 4:30 a.m., office opens at 5 a.m. both days.

  • Sat., Feb. 11 - Sun., Feb. 12 - Kilgore Bass Anglers – closed tournament (~20 boats)
    Launch; to be decided, weigh-in at: to be decided
  • Sun., Feb. 12 - Bass-N-Builders Bass Club – closed tournament (~20 boats)
    Launch at safe light, weigh-in at 3 p.m.

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