News and Updates

Keeping Catfish and Crappie at Grapeland Bennett Lake

Date Posted: 4/29/2010
Any members interested in catching and keeping some catfish or crappie should take a trip to Grapeland Bennett Lake.  You are allowed to keep all crappie and any catfish over 15lb.  We will need you to report any fish kept to the club office or the landowner after your outing.  Contact the club office and book your trip today!

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Help Please-Lake Julian

Date Posted: 4/26/2010
We have completed our first fertilization at Leesburg Julian Lake and got the desrired phytoplnakton bloom! For those of you who have fished this lake you know that Mr. Julian is very hands on a terrific host. Morover, you know that the lake fishes very well with lots of 1.5 to 2 lb fish. We want those fish to grow to be 3 lb and 4 lb fish. In order to accomplish this we need to remove all fish 14 inches and smaller. Over 70% of you said you wanted lakes in which you catch more quality fish. So this…

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Vegetation Issues

Date Posted: 4/19/2010
You will notice that many of of our lakes are experiencing a higher than usual vegetation issue and you maybe wondering why? Vegetation needs sunlight, warm or warming water, and nutrients. You also maybe thinking, it has been colder and clouder than normal, shouldn't this reduce the amount of vegetation? Normally you would be right. But, the third indegrediant is nutrients, and with all the run-off from all the rain, most lakes have had more than the normal amount of nutrients added to the lakes. Thus we have had an unusual amount of filamentous algae (FA) in our lakes. FA…

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Another New Lake close to the Metroplex

Date Posted: 4/8/2010
We just released another new lake (SW Lake) and only 7 miles North of McKinney Texas. Read all about it on the property listings section.

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E-Newsletter sent on April 1st

Date Posted: 4/2/2010
Dear Members, The Club sent its third email newsletter on April 1st. If you did not receive the newsletter, we need a valid email address from you. You will not be able to access the member section of the website without a valid email address on file. Please contact the club office to update any contact info that may be needed. Thank you, PWF

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Promotion

Date Posted: 3/28/2010
Ray Sasser, the outdoor sports writer for the Dallas Morning News, has written a nice article about Private Water Fishing in Sunday's March 28th's paper.

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New Lodging and Fishing Rates at Canton China Grove and Canton Parker Branch!

Date Posted: 3/25/2010
We have a new option for lodging and fishing at both China Grove and Parker Branch.  This is a heck of a deal and we hope our members will take advantage. The lodging rates at every cabin on these 2 properties will now include the fishing fees for 2 adults during your stay.  Check in time is 3:00 p.m. and check out time is 10:30 a.m. the next day.  With a lodging reservation, 2 adults are welcome to fish at no extra fee during that time.  Any additional fishing or guests will pay the normal fishing and lodging rates at…

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Club Fish Fry Update

Date Posted: 3/22/2010
We still have spaces available for both fish frys this spring.  The first of which is just a few weeks away.  Contact the club office to reserve your spot.  See details below: Sites and Dates: Sulpher Bluff Deer Trail (Timber Lake will be available to fish after 3:00 p.m.) ; Saturday, April 17th Cleburne Six O Ranch; Saturday May 1st  Details:  20 members maximum per outing $30.00 per participant (includes all day fishing, lunch and raffle ticket) **Member boats needed.  We will need 10 boats per outing, 2 participants per boat. **  Schedule:  9:00 a.m. - Members will meet at…

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Another New Site! - Ben Wheeler - Twin Lakes

Date Posted: 3/19/2010
We are happy to announce another new site opening outside of Ben Wheeler called Twin Lakes.  Have a look at their page on our website and also read up Steve's outing at Twin Lakes on our fishing reports page. **Photos and Site Map will be on Twin Lake's page soon.**

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Big Bass Tournament

Date Posted: 3/11/2010
Think you have the honey holes all figured out on your favorite lakes?  Here’s your chance to prove it!  PWF is having a big bass contest.  The contest will run from March 1st to May 31st and we will post updates and results every Friday.  The entry cost will be a one-time fee of $20 per participant.  There will be a guaranteed payout of $500.00, $350 will go to the biggest fish, $100 to second place and $50 to third.  The more members that participate, the bigger the payouts will be.   The more you fish, the better your chances of…

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