Lake o the pines, crappie fishing, Jefferson texas

Crappie fisherman are starting to gather at Lake O’ The Pines. As an avid Crappie fisherman I am on the lake several times a week. As of today, 03 28 14, the Crappie are starting to stage but the spawn is still a week or two away. Water temperatures are ranging from 56 until  to […]

lake o the pines, mardis gras, Ray Wilie Hubbard

    March 1st 2014 bring the annual Mardis Gras party to the Jefferson and the Lake O The Pines area. Saturday March 1st includes a Parade and a free concert featuring Michael Hix from 11:00 until 2:00 on the main stage. A Motorcycle Parade starts at 1:45 with the Main Mardis Gras Parade starting at 2:00 […]



Three East Texas men caught a catfish early Sunday that will probably be certified as a state record for Lake O’ the Pines. Kenneth Ray Strickland of Longview, his son, Kenneth Wayne Strickland of Overton and Dustin Smith of Spring caught the 74.5-pound high fin blue catfish on a trotline. The official Texas Parks & […]

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