News & Updates

Steve Alexander

Is an avid fisherman and has been fishing private and public lakes for over 40 years. Rather fishing from a tube or small two man boat he has developed a passion for fishing smaller bodies of water. His desire to be a servant leader has inspired him to partner private lake owners with suburban fisherman.

Steve is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University with a degree in Finance and Horticulture. He is a follower of Christ and his teachings and a husband and father of two boys. When he is not fishing Steve enjoys coaching, gardening, spending time with family and friends.

Keri Alexander

Is a former school teacher with a Bachelors degree in Advertising, and a Masters degree in Education is our office manager. She and Steve have been married for 21 years and have 2 boys. The first time you speak with her or meet her, you will instantly know why she has the responsibility of keeping our customers and lake owners happy.

Cole Porter

joined the Private Water Fishing family in June of 2017. Cole is our Operations Manager, and is dedicated to making sure all of our customers’ needs are met.

Cole is an avid outdoorsman with a true passion for bass fishing. He spends much of his free time tournament fishing public lakes all over the state of Texas. He also takes pleasure in waterfowl hunting with his Lab Mia, training dogs, and landscaping. Cole feels truly blessed to be in a position where his work and his passion are so interconnected.

Scott Quiqley

Joined the Private Water Fishing family in August of 2020 as Partner and General Manager. Before that, Scott was a member of PWF for several years and has always had a passion for fishing that "spawned" from fishing farm tanks in Oklahoma as a child and grew over many years fishing Cedar Creek Reservoir.

Prior to joining PWF, Scott was an executive with two travel companies where he led sales and service organizations to deliver best in class customer experiences. He has his BBA in Marketing from the University of Oklahoma and Masters in Industrial Engineering from UT Arlington. When he's not working or fishing, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, playing golf, or watching sports, esp OU football.

Big Bass Contest 2020

Date Posted: 8/13/2018

UPDATE:  John Shepard is our current big bass contest leader. John caught this 9.1 lb monster at Giddings - Blackjack Ranch on Saturday 2/1/20. This fish measured in at 25 1/4". Who is going to give John a run for his money? ***It is not to late to join the contest, we expect many BIG fish to be caught this year. To…

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2019 Mexico Group Trips

Date Posted: 8/9/2018

If you would like to go next year, we have our dates booked for 2019. Here are the options: Contact the office at (214) 871-0044 or info@privatewaterfishing.com.   Lake Comedero - Three or Four Day Trips 4 day trip- Arrive Feb 11, 2019 Fish Feb 12,13,14,15 and return on Feb 16. Cost is $2195   3 day trip- Arrive Feb 15,…

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Advanced Fishing 201 with Ken Addington

Date Posted: 8/9/2018

It might be too hot to fish, but its not to hot to learn how to be a better angler. Private Water Fishing is hosting a class for members and guests to hone their fishing skills. The class is designed for the angler who wants to learn beyond the basics of bass fishing.  Ken Addington, former Lake Fork Guide, will…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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