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Best Fishing Spots on Possum Kingdom Lake

The best fishing spots, especially for Largemouth Bass, are found in depths of 10 to 25 feet deep. This is true even around the many boat docks on the lake that offer excellent places to fish. The amount of vegetation on the lake will depend on the time of year. Your Possum Kingdom Lake fishing guide will know where the artificial fish attractors and brush piles are located throughout the reservoir.
  • Known For

    Possum Kingdom is located in the Palo Pinto Mountain foothills, just 90 miles west of Fort Worth. This reservoir is known for its amazing large cliffs surrounding the shoreline, first-class dining, fantastic marinas, golf course, and incredible fishing guides who offer an affordable adventure during your weekend trip.

    During a half-day or full-day fishing trip, you can catch Largemouth Bass, hungry Striped Bass, White Bass, Blue Catfish, Channel Catfish, and Crappie.

  • Fishing Licenses and Regulations

    This amazing fishing spot in Texas has some special rules and regulations to protect its fantastic fishing. All anglers should check with the Texas Parks and Wildlife for the current bag limits and size requirements. You can purchase a fishing license online or at your local sporting goods store.

  • Fishing Tips

    Largemouth Bass can be caught on a number of fishing spots throughout the lake. The water is pretty clear on this reservoir so make sure you choose as light as line as possible and be sure to keep your fish from breaking the line on the sharp rocks. Striped Bass can be found by bird watching. Anglers can watch the birds flock to the schooling bait on the surface of the water as they are chased by the Striped Bass, a silver spoon or live shad will do the trick.

    White Bass are often caught at the river mouth, especially during the spring spawn run. Cast your best jig or spoon to fill up your cooler with these great tasting fish. We also recommend hopping aboard your Possum Kingdom fishing guides boat and head to Costello Island for some excellent catfishing.

  • Best Time of Year for Fishing Possum Kingdom

    The best time of year to book one of the many fishing guides on Possum Kingdom Lake depends on what you want to catch. During the spring is the best for all species of fish, especially Striped Bass and White Bass.


What kind of fish are in Possum Kingdom Lake?

There are five dominant species at Possum Kingdom Lake. All which can be caught fairly easily with a knowledgeable guide. Those species include striped bass, blue catfish, white crappie, largemouth bass, and white bass

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