Cypress Springs

About The Lake

Location: On Cypress Creek in the Cypress River Basin 15 miles northwest of Pittsburg in Franklin County
Surface area: 3,461 acres
Maximum depth: 56 feet
Impounded: 1970

Water Conditions
Conservation Pool Elevation: 378 ft. msl
Fluctuation: 2-3 feet
Normal Clarity: Clear

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

A Triploid Grass Carp Permit is in effect on this lake. If a grass carp is caught, it must be immediately returned to the water unharmed. All other species are currently managed with statewide regulations.

Opportunities
The largemouth bass population is moderately abundant with good numbers available for harvest. Spotted bass are present in moderate densities. Bluegill and redear are the dominant sunfish and moderate numbers of quality-size fish are available to anglers. Channel catfish are present in good numbers and provide excellent fishing opportunities. The white bass population can be can be described as high density with moderately high numbers of harvestable fish. White and black crappie are present and provide an excellent fishery.
Fishing Structure

Structural habitat is limited to boat houses, terrestrial brush and trees in shoreline areas, and rip rap along the dam.

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