Lake Athens

Henderson - Texas


  • 333 catches

  • 535 followers

  • 35 spots

This lake is known for largemouth bass in the 3- to 8-pound range but has produced a lake record of 13.81 pounds. Sunfishes provide excellent opportunities for fly fishing anglers and catches up to 10 inches in length are not unusual. Crappie are few in n...

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Lake Athens Fishing Reports

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  1. 3 lb. 9 oz. Largemouth Bass with a Zoom Dead Ringer Finesse Worm

    1. Good one Michael. Join us at: EastTexasAnglers.com
  2. 4.8 lbs

    4 lb. 8 oz. Largemouth Bass

    1. Really nice one Matthew. Check us out @ EastTexasAnglers.com
  3. 3 lb. 7 oz. Largemouth Bass with a zoom brush hog

    1. sort of i guess about 6 ft of water
    2. Bruce Fry 0
      Well done, I assume in shallow water?
    3. Nice one Matthew. Check us out @ EastTexasAnglers.com
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  4. Largemouth Bass

    1. Bruce Fry 0
      Nice bass, what were you using today?
  5. Largemouth Bass

    1. Good one Keith. Check us out @ EastTexasAnglers.com
  6. Grandpa catches a good one!

    Largemouth Bass

    1. Cheryl Rhodes 0
      caught on floating repalla
    2. Bruce Fry 0
      Many thanks for the guide tip, Keith!
    3. Keith Parks 0
      Great catch neighbor, I was on my dock and seen him catch two. Good times
    4. Nice one Grandpa & Cheryl. Check us out at: EastTexasAnglers.com
    5. Keith Parks 0
      Jay Brainard is great guide on Athens
    6. Bruce Fry 0
      I have never fished Lake Athens. Is there a local guide there that you can recommend?
    7. Bruce Fry 0
      Nice bass! What did you catch it on?
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  7. first tournament this year on a slot lake. 14-21 in. had to throw back.

    3 lb. 14 oz. 20.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a vibrating jig

    1. Good one James. check us out at EastTexasAnglers.com
  8. 11.0 in. Black Crappie with a minnow

  9. 4 lb. 6 oz. 14.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a Rat L Trap Mag Trap

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