Lake Fork

Lake Fork Reservoir is mostly in Wood County on Lake Fork Creek, a major tributary of the Sabine River between Quitman, Alba, Emory, and Yantis, Texas. At 27,690 acres and 315 miles of shoreline, Lake Fork is one of the 10 largest lakes in Texas. Completed by the Texas Parks and Wildlife in 1980, Lake Fork was designed as a premier bass fishing lake and currently holds records for 34 out of the Top 50 largemouth bass caught in Texas. Lake Fork has natural beauty and is a habitat for an abundant wildlife population. It is most famous as the nation's premiere bass fishery, but also has much more to offer. Hotels, motels, B&B's and campgrounds provide relaxing retreats, while realtors can help turn visitors into residents. Of course, whether you prefer planes, trains, or automobiles, arriving in the area couldn't be simpler. Wood County Airport, Mineola Wisener Airport and Winnsboro Airport accommodate smaller aircraft, Amtrak has convenient daily stops in Mineola, and Interstates 20 and 30 provide quick and convenient travel into the area. Area communities have wonderful downtown shopping areas offering unique stores selling everything from antiques to contemporary clothing. Local restaurants and dining places serve delicious food and tasty treats.

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