News and Updates

New Property Decatur - Bedrock Ranch: Waterboo Lake

Date Posted: 3/29/2018
Private Water Fishing is excited to announce a new property, Waterboo Lake in Decatur, Texas! You can be at the gate from downtown Dallas, in 1 hr. 15 min., or from downtown Fort Worth, you can make the drive in 1 hr. or less. This 10 acre lake is nestled in an isolated valley of a small mountain. There is a long arm that runs several hundred feet into the mouth of two dry creeks. A new 12 ft. Tracker Topper 1236 aluminum jon boat has been added as well. A new 12 ft. Tracker Topper 1236 aluminum jon boat is available for member…

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S. TX Lago Escondido Fish Fry & N. TX Dogwood Estates Fish Fry

Date Posted: 2/22/2018
Private Water Fishing wants to get to know YOU! Join us for a family friendly fun event in S. TX at Castroville - Lago Escondido Saturday, March 24th, 2018. We will be frying fish and other goodies, as well as providing drinks and snacks. We are also have our N. TX fish fry going on at Henderson - Dogwood Estates. This event will be taking place Saturday, April 21st, 2018; we have 4 more spots left.

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Spring 2018 - Fishing 101 & Big Bass Contest

Date Posted: 2/22/2018
April 7, 2018 Private Water Fishing is hosting a Fishing 101 class for members and their guests. Ken Addington (Lake Fork Guide) will be leading this day of instruction and demonstration at the scenic SW Lake (Weston). This will be a great opportunity to help new bass fishermen learn the fundamentals. The Big Bass Contest (2018) has some pre-spawn MONSTER FISH including Murrie Holland's 10.3# caught at Bennett Lake. Get signed up first to beat the tie breaker!    

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New PWF Property - Dunlay, Lake Leinweber

Date Posted: 11/9/2017
PWF is happy to announce another deep South Texas Lake that is sure to be utilized to catch big bass. Lets hear it for Lake Leinweber in Dunlay, Texas. Located 110 miles West of Austin, this 22 acre lake sits near the ever-so-loved Lake Lago Escondido. Bass in the 9 lbs. class range have been caught in this lake; so yes, there are big ones here.    

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More New PWF Properties - Gainesville, Pecan Gap & Athens, MK Ranch

Date Posted: 11/9/2017
PWF added a couple more properties! Now available for our members to fish: - Gainesville TX, Pecan Gap located 80 miles N. of Dallas, 70 miles N. of Fort Worth, 40 miles N. of Denton - Athens TX, MK Ranch located just 1.5 hrs. South-east of Dallas, 45 min. West of Tyler        

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Two New Properties - Burnett - Fox Lake, Bartlett - Bridal Oaks Ranch

Date Posted: 11/9/2017
PWF added two more properties to the roster for club members to fish! Both of these spectacular fisheries are sure to please the Austin, San Antonio areas featuring 15+ acre soil conservation lakes with big bass. - Burnett - Fox Lake, located just one hour north-west of Austin, and two hours north of San Antonio. - Bartlett - Bridal Oaks Ranch, located just an hour North-west of Austin. ( Seen below )

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Two New Properties!

Date Posted: 9/25/2017
Two New Private Water Fishing Properties! We are pleased to announce the opening of 2 new properties. The first is just an hour west of San Antonio, and is one of the most famous ranches in all of Texas. The second location is perfect for our members in the southern part of the DFW metroplex or the Waco/Temple area.  Click the photos below to read more about each lake, or to book a reservation.    

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Big Bass Tournament Winners!

Date Posted: 6/15/2017
Shayne Wallace took the top spot, and $500 cash, with the 11.25 pound, 25" long giant he landed at Henderson - Dogwood Lakes Estate: East Lake. Bruce Bernard comes in second place with a 24.75" toad, and Bruce Prindle's 24.50" lunker wins third. Bruce Bernard took home $250 for his efforts, and Bruce Prindle earned himself $100. They both caught their fish at Laneville - Hidden Springs Ranch. Congratulations to this year's Big Bass Tournament winners, and thank you to all the members who were a part of the competition! We look forward to another great tournament next year. Don't miss out…

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Cody Ranch Group Trip - Fall 2017

Date Posted: 6/15/2017
It's time for another Cody Ranch trip! The dates are Friday, September 29th to Sunday, October 1st. The Cody Ranch trips have proven to be a great experience for those members looking to meet other members in the club. Long time member Zach Millwood has graciously agreed to coordinate another trip for us.   Cody Ranch is a property with 8 lakes for you to fish. Your reservation gives you a bed (Cody Ranch added more beds this year) in either the lodge (beds for 9), or the cabin (beds for 3), and three full days of fishing. You may fish…

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Staycation- What are we going to do with the kids this summer?

Date Posted: 6/1/2017
Staycation- What are we going to do with the kids this summer? Wikipedia defines a staycation as a period of time in which an individual or family stays and relaxes at home, or vacations in their own country, possibly taking day trips to area attractions. Why not use your PWF membership to experience some great family time fishing and exploring the great places Texas has to offer? The kids and grandkids will remember the time spent by a campfire at a club cabin, visiting a gator park, zip lining, picking blueberries, and fishing.   We have so many wonderful places…

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Lake Leinweber, Dunlay

Lake Leinweber is 22 acres and like many of the lakes in south Texas rises and falls with large rain events. The lake has a good forage base of bluegill…

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MK Ranch, Athens

14 acres of heaven sit just 2 miles south of the Athens loop. MK Ranch has a lake that has been managed for bass for more than a decade. The…

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Pecan Gap, Gainesville

11 acres of Heaven sit just a few miles north of Gainsville. This lake has humps, points, islands, trees, deep water and shallow water. But, most importantly has lots of…

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Hickory Creek Ranch Lakes, Crockett

Hickory Creek Ranch is a 31 acre lake that is manicured all the around the lake for easy bank fishing. There is a large pier and an island to add…

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