O' The Pines Texas (TX),
is located in
the Cypress River Basin.
It covers Camp and Upshur counties Texas, and is approximately 25 miles north of Longview TX.
Known for it's good White Bass and white and black Crappie fishing, fisherman love Lake Of The Pines. In addition to good fishing, there are plenty of Large mouth Bass and bluegill.
Impounded in 1956, Lake Of The Pines Texas pool level is 228 ft mls with a fluctuation average of 4 to 5 ft annually. The normal lake water is moderately clear. Lake O The Pines has a surface area of 16,919 acres with a maximum depth of 49 ft.
RV Parks on Lake O' The Pines
There are 22 RV Parks and Marinas covering the lake. Most offer RV spaces with hookups. Many also offer year around rates which is very popular. RV Park rates are from $25 to $30 per night with the off season being somewhat less. It is highly recommended that you call for reservations for your RV Park space in advance.
Cabins For Rent
Parks offer a wide range of prices for Cabins, with $50 to $100 being the price range. Some Lake O The Pines fishing guides live on the lake and some are offering cabins for rent. This is an good deal for you because in addition to being away from the crowds, you have the guide’s experience on Lake O The Pines.
Vegetation: Coverage is from 15% to 20% of the lake's area. Dominant types are buttonbush, hydrilla, and water primrose. Fish are more active in the fall, winter and spring months due to the much cooler weather. For somewhat active fish, try spinner baits and crank baits. Watermelon Green Plastic worms seems to work well during the hotter months fished in grass. Some morning top water baits are Poppers, Prop Baits, Flukes.
In conclusion: You will have a great time on this popular lake. I can't wait to return next spring.