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Caddo Lake Trails: Explore The Natural Surroundings

Caddo Lake is an internationally protected wetland under the Ramsar Convention and includes one of the largest flooded cypress forests in the United States. Caddo Lake is a one-of-a-kind swamp that offers some...

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Caddo Lake Questions Answered

When you conjure up images of Caddo Lake, you may picture a mysterious, ethereal, and supernatural lake. With the bald cypress trees seemingly floating in the water, the Spanish moss draped dramatically over...

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What Are The Caddo Lake Fishing License Requirements?

We receive lots of questions about Caddo Lake fishing licenses and regulations. Louisiana has more complicated requirements and regulations than Texas. No special license for Caddo Lake is necessary. Do You...

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Caddo Lake State Park: Details & Amenities

Caddo Lake shares it shores with northwest Louisiana and northeast Texas. It is the only natural lake in Texas, but Louisiana has a few natural lakes. Caddo Lake covers at least 25,400 and up to 33,000 acres,...

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The Best Pocket Knife For Fishing

Fans of fishing, camping, and other outdoor activities have probably already gathered a neat collection of knives to aid them in various tasks. However, have you done enough research to get the best bang for...

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Caddo Lake Invasive Plants

Caddo Lake and other lakes in Texas are facing a major threat from the fast-spreading Giant Salvinia and other invasive plant species. Here we cover the extent of the invasive species problem on Caddo Lake and...

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Southern Sport Fishing On Caddo Lake

Caddo Lake is one of the true beauties of Texas. It’s the only natural lake in the state and the second largest. That makes it a great destination for sport fishing. Known for its 300-year-old cypress...

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5 Life Hacks for Virtual Schooling at Caddo Lake

Many parents are turning to virtual schooling for the 2020-21 school year due to pandemic social distancing guidelines and COVID-19 fears. Since school started, more than 2,000 Texas public school...

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Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 71

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Chance Rain Showers

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Severe Tstms

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Monday Night

Severe Tstms

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Mostly Cloudy

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Partly Cloudy

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Partly Sunny

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Lo: 38

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Water Level on 11/19: 168.89 (+0.89)