TPWD District Fisheries Office

3802 East End Blvd. South
Marshall, Texas 75672
(903) 938-1007
Tim Bister, Biologist

About the Area

Local Information

  • City of Lone Star (903) 656-2311
  • Daingerfield Chamber of Commerce
    (903) 645-2646
  • City of Hughes Springs
    (903) 639-7519
  • Hughes Springs Chamber of Commerce
    (903) 639-2351

Nearby State Parks


Lone Star Lake

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Lake Characteristics

Location: In Morris County on Ellison Creek, on the west side of the City of Lone Star
Surface area: 1,516 acres
Maximum depth: 40 feet
Impounded: 1943

Water Conditions

Conservation Pool Elevation: 268 ft. msl
Fluctuation: 2-3 feet
Normal Clarity: Moderate

Consumption Advisory in effect

Reservoir Controlling Authority

U.S. Steel
Lone Star, Texas

Aquatic Vegetation

Aquatic macrophytes are present at low densities, less than 3% of the total surface area

Predominant Fish Species

Lake Records
Stocking History
Latest Survey Report

Lake Maps

Commercial maps may be available

Fishing Regulations

All species are currently managed under statewide regulations.

Angling Opportunities

Channel catfish are present in moderate abundance with sufficient numbers of fish available for harvest. White bass and hybrid striped bass are also present, with many legal-size fish in the population. Largemouth bass are moderately abundant with good numbers of legal-size bass. Spotted bass are present in low abundance. Crappie are available at moderate densities. Both white and black crappie are present; white crappie dominates. Bluegill, redbreast and redear sunfish are abundant with moderately high numbers of fish over 6 inches available to anglers.

Species Poor Fair Good Excellent
Largemouth Bass     yes  
Spotted Bass     yes  
Catfish     yes  
Crappie     yes  
White Bass     yes  
Sunfish     yes  
Fishing Cover/Structure

Structural habitat is sparse and comprises inundated timber, brush, creek channels, and rip rap. Aquatic macrophytes are present, but in low densities.