Bob Sandlin

About The Lake

Location: On Big Cypress Creek 5 miles southwest of Mount Pleasant in Titus, Camp, and Franklin counties
Surface area: 9,004 acres
Maximum depth: 65.6 feet
Impounded: 1977

Water Conditions
Conservation Pool Elevation: 337.5 ft. msl
Fluctuation: 2-3 feet annually
Normal Clarity: Moderate, 2-4 feet visibility

Predominant Fish Species
  • Largemouth bass
  • Spotted bass
  • Catfish
  • Crappie
  • Bluegill and redear sunfish
Fishing Regulations

All species are currently managed with statewide regulations.

Lake Bob Sandlin offers many quality options when pursuing sportfish. The largemouth bass population is moderately abundant with good numbers of legal-size fish available for harvest. Spotted bass are present but at low densities. White bass is a popular species with high numbers of quality size fish. Channel catfish in recent years have become more abundant across all size classes, and there are plenty of good-sized fish available for harvest. Good numbers of legal size crappie are present and provide good fishing opportunities. Redear sunfish, the dominant sunfish species in the lake, are moderately abundant and also showing good sizes.

Fishing Structure

Natural habitat is present in the form of inundated timber and aquatic vegetation. There are also numerous boat docks and fishing piers.

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